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09. Dec, 2008 17:34 (HKT)

Aim for the top: S3K 08 Motorbike Championship, Chocobos and fairytales: Chocobo Dungeon Mahou no ehon, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (Wii), soundtracks - The Last Remnant, Tales of Hearts & more!


From the publisher: Pick up and play arcade mode allowing the player to access the race in just a few seconds. A genuinely technically accurate extreme simulation mode for real petrol heads.

4 well balanced racing styles giving genuine progression and satisfaction to the gamer. 6 game modes - Basic, Arcade, Advanced, Simulation, Extreme and Custom.

Next generation giving players the chance to challenge their friends and opponents all over the world.

Mount on your bike and participate in the ultimate championship tournaments. S3K 2008 Superbike World Championship is available on PlayStation3™ for US$ 59.90 only.




Your favourite gorilla, Donkey Kong is here to save the day again. The baddies have arrived in the jungle and using the name of the king, they plundered all bananas from the other inhabitants.

To fight this group, grab your Wii remote control and nunchaku and lead Donkey Kong to his action adventures through the kingdom.

Utilizing the motion sensing interface of the Wii console, swinging through the junglehas never been so exciting, so action packed. Run and jump, fight the bosses boxing style and wave your controls side by side to avoid getting hit.

With these two controls in hand, you are not merely leading Donkey Kong, but are morphed into the gorilla. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is available on Nintendo Wii for US$ 39.90 only.

For those who prefers the classic games, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is also available on Gamecube™.



Chocobo is back with new adventures. After traveling through the dungeons of lost time, he explores the labyrinth of fairy tales.

Instead of being an explorer, Cid is a writer and painter of a picture books series. During the painting and writing process of the fourth installment of his hit fantasy series Alvanica, the writer falls ill and this is somehow related to the strange happenings in both the world of books and reality.

To save both the writer and the world, Choco has to go into the land of fairy tales and help the protagonist solve the problems that are hurled at them. However, righting the wrongs alone do not ensure a happy ending, would fairy tales and Choco have their “Happily ever after”s?

Spend your Christmas in fairy tales with Chocobo. Chocobo to Mahou no Ehon: Majo to Shoujo to 5-Jin no Yuusha is available on Nintendo DS™ for US$ 48.90 only.


Besides the new game, a Chocobo to Mahou no Ehon: 1-2 Pack is also available for US$ 69.90 only.

This set includes the first Mahou no Ehon release in 2006, this new game and a mini soundtrack CD and art book. For those who have missed the first game, this is your chance of getting the whole Mahou no Ehon series in one go.



The Last Remnant, the newest RPG series developed by Square Enix pushed the limits of your third generation consoles and bring fantasy role playing experiences to new levels.

The impressive music that both highlights the exciting moments of the game and heighten your adrenaline level are all collected in this triple CD album.

Final Fantasy's composer Nobuo Uematsu took charge of the musical aspect of the game and chose The Black Mages to perform his compositions. Under the production of this golden combination, the original soundtrack of The Last Remnant is bound to become a stir.

The original soundtrack of The Last Remnant is available for US$ 31.90 only.



Endearing characters and touching plots are the stock elements of all Tales of games. Delving into the depths of people's hearts and cleanse it from the evil forces is the main mission of the game.

The characters became worldly to be strong, but at the same time, they have to prevent their innocence from becoming sullied.

The grand world, eeriness of the dream eating monsters and the pureness of the hero's hearts are all comprised in the tracks of the collection. Sink into the labyrinth of Spiria and immerse in the musical adventure of the heart.

Prepare for the impact of Tales of Hearts through its original soundtrack. The CD album is available for US$ 29.90 only.



Being invited to the tactical mecha battle Super Robot Taisen is prove itself that a mecha series is successful.

Since it is comprised of such an array of series, the game has to have music that suit the different battle fields, mecha, pilots and the complex plotlines.

Everyday is a battle, let the adrenaline pumping soundtrack charge you up for the hectic events that will come.

Super Robot Taisen the original soundtrack is available for US$ 36.90 only.



Gunbuster and Diebuster from Gainax of Neon Genesis Evangelion fame tells of a complex story about mecha, space monsters, different time frames and friendship between girls. With guts and effort, there is no dream you cannot realize.

Both OVA tells the stories about innocent girls with big dreams. The heroines Noriko from the first installment and Nono from the second seek to become a top pilots (thus the title: Top wo Nerae in Japanese).

The anime OVAs focus on the hardship they went through, the people they came across and the eternal friendship they have built with the other girls in the team.

While the first OVA has become a classic, the production of the second OVA spanned approximately 2 years. The graphics and sounds are re-edited and upgraded in the blu-ray disc releases, you can now own and watch these seamless versions in one go on your HD TV.

Diebuster the MovieUS N/A sold
Gunbuster the MovieUS N/A sold
Gunbuster vs. Diebuster Blu-ray Box SetUS N/A sold




Also in stock today:

PlayStation3™
Ryu ga Gotoku Kenzan! (PlayStation3 the Best)JPN N/A sold
Virtua Fighter 5 (Sega the Best)JPN N/A sold


Nintendo Wii™
Argos no Senshi: Muscle ImpactJPN US$ 18.99 1-5d
Cooking Mama: Minna to Issho ni Oryouri Taikai! (Dream Age Collection Best)JPN US$ 49.90 1w
Samba De AmigoJPN US$ 29.99 1-5d
Yattaman Wii: Bikkuridokkiri Machine de Mou Race da KoronJPN US$ 34.99 1w


PlayStation2™
Hakarena Heart (Russel Games Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w

Nintendo DS™
Cooking Mama (Dream Age Collection Best)JPN N/A sold
Souhashiki Gadget RoboJPN US$ 48.90 1w


PC Games
Grand Theft Auto IV (Traditional Chinese Version) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold
Imagine: Champion RiderASIA N/A sold
Prince of Persia (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 42.90 1-5d


Game Guides and Artbooks
Bokujou Monogatari: Waku Waku Animal March The Complete GuideJPN N/A sold
Mutuality: Clamp Works In Code GeassJPN N/A sold




New toy arrivals:

Excellent Model One Piece Neo-6 - Portraits of Pirates 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Brooke (Re-run)JPN N/A sold
Excellent Model One Piece Neo-6 - Portraits of Pirates 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Rob LucciJPN N/A sold
Range Murata PSE Collection Products 002 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: ChrisJPN N/A sold




An excerpt of music and movie update:

B'z The Best Ultra Treasure Winter Gift Package [2CD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
B'z The Best Ultra Treasure Winter Gift Package [2CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
B'z The Best Ultra Treasure Winter Gift Package [2CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
B'z The Best Ultra Treasure Winter Gift Package [3CD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Batman: The Dark Knight [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Bleach The Movie Fade to Black Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 29.99 5-15d
Colorful Days (The Idolm@ster Master New Series 765 Pro Theme) [CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
GuitarFreaks V5 & DrumMania V5 Rock to Infinity Original SoundtrackJPN N/A sold
Kou Shibasaki Live Tour 2008 1stJPN US$ 47.90 5-15d
Over Master (The Idolm@ster Master New Series 961 Pro Theme) [CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Supermarket Fantasy [CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian [2-Disc Collector's Edition]HK US$ 17.99 1-5d
Wall E [2-Discs Edition]HK N/A sold





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