Third-Parties Take the Lead for Japan 3DS Launch

Only one first-party game launching alongside the handheld

With the 3DS launching in Japan on 26th February, it's perhaps surprising that there's only going to be one first-party title that will be sitting on the shelves when the wonder machine hits retailers.

Nintendo has updated its website with a line-up of upcoming 3DS titles, with a total of nine launching alongside the system itself.

Courtesy of AndriaSang's translation, Japanese gamers will be able to choose from the following when the 3DS launches next month:

Only the above will be available on launch day, however, Nintendo does have several more games planned for the launch window. Do you think Japan has a nice selection of titles to choose from, and what titles do you hope to see when the 3DS launches in the West this March?

[via andriasang.com]