G-Mode, a company that churned out countless Java-based games for Japanese feature phones in the 2000s and beyond, has announced that it’ll be releasing some of these games on the Nintendo Change as effectively. The first game in the modern G-Mode Archives sequence, the 16-bit-ish JRPGFlyhight Cloudia,will near out on April 16th in Japan.
It appears like G-Mode shall be releasing modern titles weekly — the following three weeks will come across bizarre existence simAi to Roudou no Hibi, puzzle gameKururin Cafe, and beach volleyball titleBeach Volley Girl Shizukuhit the Change in sequence, with extra listed as “coming soon”. Each game in the sequence will promote for 500 yen ($4.65).
Long prior to modern smartphone app stores took off in the West, Japanese flip phone users had access to vast pronounce ecosystems and games libraries that you possibly can attempt to play to your ten-key pads. Usually these games came with a month-to-month recurring price except you deleted them — I keep in mind paying a couple of dollars a month for an no longer potential version ofMega Man 2on my NEC handset in 2008.
G-Mode has already remade some of its contain flip phone hits likeKuukiyomifor modern platforms, however the G-Mode Archives sequence looks to be straight ports of the phone originals for the sake of preservation. While they’re no longer going ever to come across release inaugurate air of Japan, it’s easy adequate to download Change games from other eShop areas in the occasion you’re interested.