"Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Children" Games Head to 3DS Virtual Console in Japan

Game Boy Color spin-off comes in Black Book and Red Book flavors

The Japanese Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS is getting a pair of Shin Megami Tensei spin-offs in the form of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Children Black Book and Red Book. Originally released for Game Boy Color in 2000, the simplified SMT games will arrive in Japan on November 11 for ¥600 ($6) each. 

 

Black Book and Red Book both feature monster-collection and demon-fusing action, but they also each have different protagonists with connected stories. 

 

  

 

A third game, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Children White Book followed with a third protagonist, and the first two were later bundled together on PlayStation. Devil Children was also adapted into a TV anime series—which ran from 2000-2001 and was followed by a sequel—a manga tie-in, and a trading card game.

 

Via Siliconera

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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