Deathsmiles 2X was supposed to be "available in North America" this week as the first Games on Demand import, except that the definition of "North America" seems to come with some caveats. The game is only available in the United States, halted at the borders for Mexico and Canada.

Won't someone give Deathsmiles 2X's a VISA? A Microsoft representative told Joystiq: "We're always listening to community feedback and work closely with our partners to determine the best approach for releasing games in other regions, but have no additional details to share at this time." Ruh-roh.

Siliconera reports that developer Cave is currently "coordinating" with Microsoft on the issue.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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