The Japanese release date for Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
might not seem like useful information to you readers out west, but the desperate, Castlevania
-starved gamers among you will at least now know the exact day their import copy will begin its trans-Pacific journey towards their hands -- October 23rd, 2008.
Furthermore, considering that the US release for Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin
was only three weeks after Japan's, we also now have a general idea of when Order of Ecclesia
will see its stateside release -- mid-November.
Square Enix also has two titles scheduled to hit Japan during the tenth month, Valkyrie Profile: The Accused One
(October 2nd) and Cid and Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon: Labyrinth of Time DS+
(October 30th), the latter being a roguelike remake of Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
Perhaps the publisher will keep the promise it made back in March to aim for simultaneous worldwide releases
with its new titles? It's unlikely, but we can dream ...