Japan’s Virtual Singing Superstar Finally Made It Out West

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Time to put your money where your mouth is, Hatsune Miku fans! Sega asked if we wanted to bring the virtual diva’s PlayStation 3 game to the West, and now here we are — Project Diva F launches today on the PlayStation 3 and PSN.

Packed with Japanese songs sung by computer generated voices and an extensive relationship game with gifts and redecorating, Project Diva F is not the sort of game you’d ever expect to see the light of day outside of Japan, but it’s on store shelves and coming to the PlayStation Network for $US49.99. Good on Sega for taking the chance.

I’ve been playing the game much more than I should have this morning, and it’s exactly the sort of quirky goodness I was hoping for.

We’ll have more on the game later. In the meantime, everyone should buy it forever so Sega brings every silly Japanese thing they can find to us.


  • I’m torn. I’ve got the Vita and PS3 version (both in Japanese) plus three PSP games (JPN also). I feel like I’ve been supporting the series for years. Should I pony up another $50 to say to Sega, “Yes! Bring more amazing, quirky Japanese games to the west! We will throw money at you!”

    • I’d say yes, if you can afford it. I got the JPN Vita version, but am going with the PS3 western version. I’d get a western Vita version if I could, but I can’t so, I’ll just get a Miku figurine instead 🙂

    • Exactly the same position- I’m worried it won’t be successful because a lot of the hardcore market it is aiming for already owns the original Japanese release… 🙁

    • It’s listing release as 6 September. I think this is yet ANOTHER Kotaku US article that has been imported holus-bolus with nary a care given for accuracy.

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