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The Attack on Titan Franchise has had 3 game titles released on the Nintendo 3DS console created by a number of game developers to date. “Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains”, “Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death” and “Attack on Titan 2: Mirai no Zahyo”. The last being a sequel to the Humanity in Chains game. These games range from 3D fighting games to visual novels and take the players through significant parts of the story allowing players to experience fighting Titans with the weapons as seen in the original series.

Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains

Developed by Spike Chunsoft for Nintendo 3DS, Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains is an action game based on the popular Attack on Titan manga and anime. The game is also known as ‘Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Humanity’ in Japan. The game was originally released on December 5, 2013 in Japan with an updated version ‘Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Humanity Chain’ released later on in December. The updated version was then released in North America and Europe with the original Japanese audio and English Subtitles.

Story and Gameplay

The game starts right at the same point as the original series. Starting from the year 845 when the Titans first attacked and demolished the walls

In the single player Story Mode, the player can play as the characters in the Attack on Titan manga and fight against the Titans in a 3D world based on the original story. The playable characters in the original version are; Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackermann and Armin Arlert. Two additional characters were added in Chain; Levi Ackermann and Sasha Braus.

World Mode is an online co-op mode where up to 4 players can play together and face against the Titans.

Product Information

  • Developer: Spike Chunsoft
  • Publisher: JP - Examu and EU/AU - Atlus USA
  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Released: Original version - December 5, 2013 (Japan)
  • Updated Version (Chain) - December 4, 2014 (Japan) and May 12, 2015 (NA) and July 2, 2015 (EU)
  • Genre(s): Action
  • Modes: Single player and online multiplayer


The game received relatively poorer reviews. Metacritic, a well known website that aggregates reviews, scored the game 46% and IGN gave 4.9 out of 10. There are other critics which reviewed this game and most of them awarded a score below 5 out of 10.

Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death

Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death is a visual novel game developed by Koei Techmo on Nintendo 3DS. It was released in Japan on May 11, 2017.

Story and Gameplay

The game features an original story before the Female Titan Arc. The protagonist is a member of the Survey Corp and their group is ordered to investigate Elsnir Castle. During the investigation, the group gets surrounded by titans and must escape the castle’s underground ruins. The player must work alongside a character from the series to find escape routes. As the main character, the player first chooses their gender. If they choose male, they are paired up with Mikasa. If they choose female, they are paired up with Levi. Along the way, the player will unlock other characters to add to their party and each character leads to a different storyline.

The player gets to control the outcome of the game by selecting a decision or a dialogue from a list of options. Each option influences the outcome of the game and it can be the key to escape.
During their escape, they encounter Titan battles, called "Battle Act". In these battles the player must tap the right combination of buttons to be able to retaliate and fight back against the opposing Titan.

Product Information

  • Developer: Koei Techmo
  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Released: May 11, 2017 (Japan)
  • Genre(s): Visual Novel
  • Modes: Single player

Attack on Titan 2: Mirai no Zahyo

Attack on Titan 2: Mirai no Zahyo, also known as Attack on Titan 2: Future Coordinate in Japan is a sequel to ‘Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains’. This game was developed by Spike Chunsoft and released on November 30, 2017 in Japan for the Nintendo 3DS.

Story and Gameplay

The plot of the story is set in the second season of Attack on Titan. Mainly around the the "Future Coordinates Chapter", the "Reiner, Annie, and Bertholdt Chapter” and the “Ymir and Christa Chapter.”

There are two main modes in this game; Story Mode and World Mode. The Story Mode retells the plot in Season 2 of the anime with two extra side stories. These are “Ilse’s Notebook Chapter” and “A Choice with No Regrets”.

In World Mode, the player makes their own original character and takes on multiple missions. A maximum of 4 player co-op is also available. As the player progresses, the player can become a Titan or even create a new titan. There is also a base building mechanic where the player can craft the base to defend against attacking Titans.

Product Information

  • Developer: Spike Chunsoft
  • Publisher: Spike Chunsoft
  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Released: November 30, 2017 (Japan)
  • Genre(s): Action
  • Modes: Single player and local co-op


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