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03. Feb, 2011 13:00 (HKT)

Dogfights and courtroom action - Do Don Pachi Black Label, Gyakuten Kenji 2, DB Kai: Ultimate Butouden, Macross Triangle Frontier, White Knight Chronicles: Dogma Wars, Violet no Atelier & 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. Shoot down everything, or turn them into items in Do Don Pachi Black Label, ferret out the murderer in Gyakuten Kenji 2, fight till you drop in Dragon Ball, meet the Diva in Triangle Frontier, and embark in all those adventures in game land.

For veteran shooters, here comes the ultimate challenge. Do Don Pachi Daifukkatsu Black Label will make everything even more dangerous and offer you more rewards.

Adjust the difficulty level according to your skills before you take on your enemies and be sure to customize your fighter jets.

The biggest challenge lies in your utilizing the Retsudo gauge. The gauge goes up as you get showered by bullets, time everything right and do a hyper counter when the gauge maxes up, and everything on screen turns into items. To gain more, you'll have to put yourself into the path of even more bullets.

Meet the elemental dolls again in Do Don Pachi Daifukkatsu Black Label:

Do Don Pachi Daifukkatsu Black LabelJPN N/Asold




One minute, an important politician was giving a speech that was broadcast live through the televisions, and another moment later, bang, all hell broke loose. Hats, and coats flew everywhere and people cowered on the ground. Someone was trying to shoot the politician and Reiji the prosecutor is going to find out who.

Head to this grand stage with your lovely sidekick and interrogate witnesses. Rearrange the information you gathered and discover glitches with your witnesses' testimonies. Shout out at them during the logic matches when you find suspicious points and force the truth out of these slithery people.

The prosecutor gets his day, Mitsurugi Kenji is back. Limited Editions comes with the orchestral soundtracks and all the promotional videos:

Gyakuten Kenji 2JPN US$ 114.991w
Gyakuten Kenji 2 [Collector's Package]JPN N/Asold




Bring your fighter into the Dragon Ball Kai world, the Ultimate Butouden tournament is the arena for you to show your skills. More than 50 characters are in the roster and each of them have their own unique skill set.

You throw punches and kicks with a press of a button and do more powerful attacks via the touch panel. The veterans can deal blows with a special command mode for the devastating damages.

Make use of the adhoc network mode to challenge the fighters you meet on the bus or trains or you can explore the Dragon Ball Kai world in the story mode. There are original scenarios that will answer all the "what if" questions you might have when you watched the anime.

Fight until you drop today:

Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate ButoudenJPN N/Asold



Macross Triangle Frontier follows the vein of the series' 2009 hit Ultimate Frontier, you'll meet all the songstresses, pilot the high power Valkyries and get involved in even more dangerous missions.

There are new game modes and new ways to develop your characters. In the Macross F chapters, you get to go to school with Ranka Lee, Sheryl Nome and meet your friends in peaceful or comical settings. What you do with yourself in this mode affects your character's statistics when you bring him into the Campaign mode, so be sure to spend some time in school.

The titles involved in this game includes: Itsuwari no Utahime Macross, Ai Oboete Imasuka, Macross II, Macross 7 and Macross Zero. Be sure to experience some realistic battles in this fascinating world.

The regular editions and the Itsuwari no Utahime Packs are available, go to school with the divas today:

Macross Triangle FrontierJPN US$ 34.991-5d
Macross Triangle Frontier Itsuwari no Utahime PackJPN US$ 59.991-5d




Hold the Alchemy Crystal in your hand and transform yourself into the knight - a one man army who can withstand the attacks of a thousand soldiers. With the handheld's adhoc networking mode, you can join forces with other knights you meet on the train or bus to battle the overwhelming forces of the empire.

This time, the pace of the story is tied to the speed you clear missions. Since the Asvaan Ressha regiment you joined camouflages themselves as mercenaries, you'll have to accept quests from all sorts of people to advance in the game.

Dogma Wars adapts the PlayStation3 system to the PSP for handier use. The familiar skill slot is still there, but instead of using AC, you'll be spending MP when you release your killing blows. There are more customizable options in this edition, so come design your perfect knight.

White Knight Chronicles: Episode Portable - Dogma WarsJPN US$ 24.991-5d




Violet loves her carrots and village more than everything, so when her parents are moving off to a new town, she pulls a big fuss. The fight ended in a compromise, if she could expand her family's alchemy shop within three years, her parents will let her stay in her old home and take over the family business. For her living expenses and to fulfill the bargain, Violet has no choice but to show the villagers what a good alchemist that she is.

Collect items and materials for alchemy, the system is so easy to learn that even beginner alchemist can create their own items in no time. The more her shop prosper, the more people will visit the village, so make something good and benefit your neighbors.

There is also an auction, so learn to make some rare items and make money during these events. The new PSP port also comes with more characters, ending events and the layout is redesigned to fit the wide screen.

The Premium Box contains an illustration book and a console cover.

Violet no Atelier: Guramnat no Renkinjutsu 2 - Gunjou no OmoideJPN N/Asold
Violet no Atelier: Guramnat no Renkinjutsu 2 - Gunjou no Omoide [Premium Box]JPN N/Asold



Amelia was entrusted to the priest when she was a baby. Although orphaned, she still hopes to see her parents one day. She waits for this day to come with her foster father, the priest and Joshua, a boy she sees as a brother.

However her peaceful life shatters the night mafia members charges into the church in an attempt to kill her.

She managed to escape with Joshua, but have lost her home. Soon, she came across a mysterious man who guided her to a house in the country, gave her the house key, pendant and disappeared.

There is something strange about the pendant. Amelia soon found out when she released the death angels Vicious, Nicole and Leo. Figure out your birth secret and find a future with one of the charming men, be they mafia or death angels.

The Limited Edition comes with a drama CD, a set of postcards and a special designed card mirror.

Death Connection PortableJPN US$ 59.991w
Death Connection Portable [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold




Choose your ride and conquer the most difficult roads in Nail'd. Trees might fall and obstacles appear without notice. Knowing your car might give you an advantage, but ultimately it's you who have to drive it through the region. Compete against the AI and log online to battle the racers for a rugged driving experience

When you are done with your cars, come to the dark, brutal world of Lord of Arcana. The Arcana Stone holds all order in the world, hack and slash through hordes of monsters to get your hands on this power source. And when you have conquered the AI, join in with a group of friends to see who becomes lord.

Here is a summary of all the games that came out within the last seven days.

Xbox360™
Dead Space 2US N/Asold
Dead Space 2 (Collector's Edition)US N/Asold
Do Don Pachi Daifukkatsu Black LabelJPN N/Asold
Nail'dASIA US$ 24.991-2w
Two Worlds IIUS US$ 22.991-2w
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011JPN US$ 70.901w

PlayStation3™
Ape Escape On the MoveASIA US$ 19.991w
Ape Escape On the Move [Limited Edition]ASIA N/Asold
Dead Space 2 (Collector's Edition)US N/Asold
Dead Space 2US N/Asold
Eye Stand N/Asold
Nail'dASIA US$ 24.991w
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011JPN N/Asold


Nintendo DS™
Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate ButoudenJPN N/Asold
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (Ultimate Hits)JPN US$ 23.991w
Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no Daichi (Ultimate Hits)JPN US$ 36.9924h
Gijutsu Hyouronsha Kanshuu: Kihonjouhou Gijutsusha DSJPN US$ 25.9924h
Gyakuten Kenji 2JPN US$ 114.991w
Gyakuten Kenji 2 [Collector's Package]JPN N/Asold
Honki de Manabu: LEC de Goukakuru: DS Real Estate Transaction Manager 2011 & 2012 VersionJPN US$ 73.901-2w
Retractable Stylus [black] N/Asold
Shinmaru Goukaku Shikaku Busshu! IT Passport TestJPN US$ 47.901w


Sony PSP™
Death Connection PortableJPN US$ 59.991w
Death Connection Portable [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Lord of ArcanaUS US$ 7.9924h
Macross Triangle FrontierJPN US$ 34.991-5d
Macross Triangle Frontier Itsuwari no Utahime PackJPN US$ 59.991-5d
Violet no Atelier: Guramnat no Renkinjutsu 2 - Gunjou no OmoideJPN N/Asold
Violet no Atelier: Guramnat no Renkinjutsu 2 - Gunjou no Omoide [Premium Box]JPN N/Asold
White Knight Chronicles: Episode Portable - Dogma WarsJPN US$ 24.991-5d
Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 3 (PSP the Best)ASIA N/Asold
Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 3 (PSP the Best)JPN N/Asold


PC Game
Dead Space 2 (DVD-ROM)US US$ 64.901-2w
Nail'd (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 18.9924h


Game Guides and Books
Arcadia Magazine [March 2011]JPN N/Asold
Dead Space 2: Prima Official Game GuideUS N/Asold
Famitsu DS + Wii [March 2011]JPN N/Asold
Hoshizora No Memoria - With Eternal HeartJPN N/Asold
Two Worlds II Official Strategy GuideUS N/Asold
V-Jump [March 2011]JPN N/Asold
Venus & Braves GuidebookJPN US$ 28.905-15d
Watch Out For Team Galactic Pokemon Reader PBUS N/Asold
Watch Out for Team Galactic Pokemon Reader HCUS N/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1152 (2011 02/10)JPN N/Asold


Wall Scrolls
Dissidia Final Fantasy Wall Scroll Poster - CosmosJPN N/Asold
Final Fantasy VII AC Wall Scroll Poster - AerithJPN N/Asold
Final Fantasy VII AC Wall Scroll Poster - TifaJPN N/Asold
Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Wall Scroll Poster - Cloud (Re-run)JPN N/Asold
Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Wall Scroll Poster - Sephiroth (Re-run)JPN N/Asold


Video Game related Music
DJCD Naruto Radio Shippu Jinrai 14 (~Junko Takeuchi)JPN US$ 24.905-15d
Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep & 358/2 Days Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 49.995-15d


A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow prior end of the week. So J-Pop, Anime and Movie fans, be sure to look out for that one!



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

Xbox360™
Entaku no Seito: Students of RoundJPN N/A

PlayStation3™
Sengoku Musou 3 ZJPN US$ 62.90

Nintendo™ Wii
Sengoku Musou 3 MoushoudenJPN N/A

Nintendo DS™
Dengeki Gakuen RPG: Cross of Venus SpecialJPN US$ 39.99


Sony PSP™
Tales of The World: Radiant Mythology 3JPN US$ 43.99





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