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03. Mar, 2011 16:21 (HKT)

Conquer the chaotic times: Dissidia 012, Samurai Dou 4, Star Driver, Shanghai 3D Cube, Super Street Fighter 3D, Radiant Historia & more! - in Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. The war between Cosmos and Chaos is far from over, Square Enix characters once against pit themselves against each other to maintain the order of the world in Dissidia 012. In such chaotic times, it's up to you to carve a path for yourself, jump into Samurai Dou 4 to find your calling.

From the publisher: The divine conflict between harmony and discord rages on, the fate of the world its promised prize. Fighting to secure it are brave souls summoned for that solitary purpose.

These warriors, relying on what fragments of their shattered memories remain, fight to end the conflict - and for a chance to return home, to the worlds they each once knew.

Exisiting characters, such as Cloud and Sephiroth get new outfits. New characters, such as Lightning, Tifa and Yuna join the fray. If you are familiar with their fight styles and their special skills, then more power to you.

The Limited Edition Sony™ PSP in the Bundle Edition is printed with Amano Yoshitaka's painting of Cosmos and Chaos. Get a new console and open up a world of gaming options:

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final FantasyJPN US$ 59.991w
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final FantasyASIA N/Asold
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy Chaos & Cosmos Limited Edition (PSP-3000 Bundle)JPN US$ 369.991w


The English versions are expected to come in late March:

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final FantasyUS US$ 22.591-2w
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy (English language Version)ASIA N/Asold

The Chinese version comes in April:

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy (Chinese language Version)ASIA N/Asold


Organize your work and keep your desk clean with these clear files. Even the most mundane and tedious assignments become interesting with you look at them through the beautiful prints on the cover:

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File AJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File BJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File CJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File DJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File EJPN N/Asold


Decorate your wall with the Trading Calendar and put your favorite character on your shelves:

Dissidia Final Fantasy Trading Arts Vol.2 Pre-Painted Trading FigureJPN N/Asold
Dissidia Final Fantasy Trading CalendarJPN N/Asold

Listen to the grand orchestral tracks and the heart pounding heavy metal battle tunes:

Dissidia 012 Deodecim Final Fantasy Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 47.905-15d
Dissidia 012 Deodecim Final Fantasy Original Soundtrack [3CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPN US$ 64.995-15d




The Bakumatsu period is chaotic, but also full of opportunities. Become a Samurai in this period and see how you make a name for yourself in the harbor town. The mixture of old Japanese and western cultures make this a colorful and lively place.

However, prosperity isn't the only thing, there are a lot of struggles - the nationalists wants to clear the land of western influences while the Bakufu supports the opening up of the country, thinking Japan is falling behind the times. Another type of person just seeks to make the best out of the circumstances.

Carve a future for yourself in a world of chaos, Samurai Dou 4 is available to PlayStation3 gamers today:

Samurai Dou 4ASIA N/Asold
Samurai Dou 4JPN US$ 90.901-2w




Robot fights, pretty girls, old civilization and supernatural forces, Star Driver has all the elements of an exciting anime. Join the Kiraboshi team to learn more about what's going on under the island and the secret about the Cybodies. Takuto has his eyes set on Wako, but you can get closer to the other priestesses.

Nintendo™ 3DS made their grand debut last Saturday, learn the controls and admire the 3D effects with Shanghai 3D Cube. Use the slide pad and turn the cube around, find the matching block to eliminate the cube layer by layer. If you are playing against someone else, use the item blocks to obstruct your opponent.

Super Street Fighter takes on the 3D dimension. Kick into the grounds and feel your opponents punching out. The new touch screen controls make the game easy to grasp for complete novices, unleash your sure kill attacks and see the devastating effects. The game includes 35 characters in the battle roster, fight all of them.

Hold the White Chronicles in your hand and travel across time. The hugely popular Radiant Historia is revived on the Nintendo DS. The game tests your inner tactician and your faith in the future. The game boasts a wonderful soundtrack, grab this edition and listen to the masterpieces.

Here's a preview of hot games that are expected to come next week:

Xbox360™
Borderlands (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 39.9924h
BulletstormASIA US$ 49.905-15d
Bulletstorm (Epic Edition)US N/Asold
Dance ParadiseUS US$ 24.991-2w
Dreamcast CollectionASIA US$ 39.901-2w
Fight Night ChampionASIA N/Asold
Fight Night ChampionJPN US$ 79.991-2w
Fight Night ChampionUS US$ 24.9924h
Hokuto Musou (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 39.991w
de Blob 2US US$ 19.901-2w


PlayStation3™
BulletstormASIA US$ 49.905-15d
Bulletstorm (Limited Edition)US US$ 14.9924h
Fight Night ChampionASIA N/Asold
Fight Night ChampionJPN N/Asold
Fight Night ChampionUS N/Asold
Killzone 3US N/Asold
Killzone 3 (Helghast Edition)ASIA US$ 99.992-4d
Killzone 3 (Helghast Edition)US US$ 181.991-2w
Killzone 3 [Collector's Edition]ASIA N/Asold
Samurai Dou 4JPN US$ 90.901-2w
Samurai Dou 4ASIA N/Asold
de Blob 2US US$ 22.991-2w


Nintendo™ Wii
Chuck E. Cheese's Sports GamesUS US$ 34.905-15d


Nintendo™ 3DS
Combat of Giants: Dinosaur 3DJPN N/Asold
Layton Kyouju to Kiseki no KamenJPN US$ 76.991-5d
Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog & New FriendsJPN US$ 19.9924h
Nintendogs + Cats: Shiba & New FriendsJPN US$ 53.901-2w
Nintendogs + Cats: Toy Poodle & New FriendsJPN US$ 39.9924h
Ridge Racer 3DJPN US$ 59.991w
Sengoku Musou ChronicleJPN US$ 55.991w
Shanghai 3D CubeJPN US$ 38.991w
Super Monkey Ball 3DJPN US$ 39.901-5d
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D EditionJPN US$ 49.9924h
Tobidasu! Puzzle Bobble 3DJPN US$ 29.9924h
Winning Eleven 3D SoccerJPN US$ 59.991w


Nintendo DS™
Chronicles of Mystery: The Secret Tree of LifeUS N/Asold
Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars BlueJPN US$ 19.991-5d
Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars RedJPN US$ 22.991-5d
Radiant HistoriaUS N/Asold
Tobidase! Kagaku-kun Chikyuu Daitanken! Nazo no Chinkai Seibutsu ni Idome!JPN US$ 41.901w
Tobidase! Kagaku-kun Chikyuu Daitanken! Nazo no Chinkai Seibutsu ni Idome!JPN US$ 33.991w


Sony™ PSP
Busou Shinki: Battle Masters (Konami the Best)JPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final FantasyASIA N/Asold
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final FantasyJPN US$ 59.991w
Gundam Assault Survive (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 34.991w
Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto - Ginga Bishounen DensetsuJPN US$ 60.991w
Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto - Ginga Bishounen DensetsuASIA N/Asold
Ys: I & II Chronicles (Hair Metal Pack)US N/Asold


PC Game
Bulletstorm (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)USN/Asold
Dungeons (DVD-ROM)ASIAUS$ 42.901w
Trapped Dead (DVD-ROM)ASIAUS$ 42.901w
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution (DVD-ROM)ASIAN/Asold
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution [Collector's Edition] (DVD-ROM)ASIAN/Asold

    

Game Guides and Books
Arcadia Magazine [April 2011]JPN N/Asold
Baka To Test To Shokanju Vol.9JPN US$ 12.905-15d
Brink Prima GuideUS US$ 9.9924h
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File AJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File BJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File CJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File DJPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Clear File EJPN N/Asold
Famitsu Wave DVD [April 2011]JPN N/Asold
Famitsu Xbox 360 [April 2011]JPN N/Asold
G's Festival! COMIC Vol.16 April 2011 EditionJPN N/Asold
Hyakka Ryoran Samurai Girls DaihyakkaJPN N/Asold
Killzone 3 The Collector's GuideUS N/Asold
Killzone 3 The Official GuideUS US$ 19.901-2w
Macross F Visual Collection Ranka LeeJPN N/Asold
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd: The Master GuideJPN US$ 34.905-15d
Puella Magi Madoka Magica / Maho Shojo Madoka Magika 1JPN US$ 15.905-15d
Queens Blade Rebellion Great Pirate Captain And Liliana - Lost Worlds - Visual BookJPN N/Asold
Sengoku Musou 3 Z Mushouden Official Setting SourcebookJPN N/Asold
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together Official Strategy GuideUS N/Asold
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier GuideUS US$ 0.9924h
Viva Tales of Magazine Vol.1JPN N/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1157 (2011 03/17)JPN N/Asold




Here's a preview of hot games that are expected to come next week:

PlayStation3™
Shin Sangoku Musou 6JPN US$ 55.99
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 [Treasure Box]JPN N/A

Sony™ PSP
Fairy Tail: Portable Guild 2JPN US$ 39.99
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan SaisenJPN US$ 52.99





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