Nintendo of America and Level-5 have announced that Inazuma Eleven is now available from the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America. According to a report by Polygon from Feb. 13, Inazuma Eleven was announced for North American release during the latest Nintendo Direct video broadcast and that the title can now be downloaded from the Nintendo eShop for the asking price of $19.99.
Inazuma Eleven is a unique game that blends a story-based RPG elements with a soccer matches. Playing as Captain Mark Evans, the player will have to meet and recruit characters to join their team, participate in tactical soccer battles, and win the Soccer Frontier championship.
Players can level up to earn stat boosts to perform better on the field. Likewise, each character has a special attack that can be used on the offensive and defensive side of the ball while on the field of play.
With hundreds of playable characters will different skills to recruit for your soccer team, everyone will experience the game a little differently.
This is the first Inazuma Eleven title be released in North America. The franchise is popular in Japan and has its own anime series. Several of the titles have been released in Europe.