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01. Nov, 2012 13:30 (HKT)

Exceeding the legend: Tales of Xillia 2, Okami: Zekkeiban, Ryu ga Gotoku HD Edition, Assassin's Creed III, Lady Liberty, Professor Layton, Zero Escape & more! - in Weekly Games Update



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring new product arrivals from the last seven days. Save a girl and discover the secrets of the world in Tales of Xillia 2, pick up a paintbrush to summon the sun goddess in Okami Zekkeiban and become the rising dragon in Ryu ga Gotoku HD version.

The shell that splits the world into two is cracked. Leeze Maxia and Elenpios are united. Although people are moving toward a complete merge, new seeds of strife are planted. A large corporation Klanspia rises through the chaos, their Skyscraper in Elenpios is a sign of their power and prosperity.

Like a lot of young men, Rudger aspires to work in the company, however he failed his interviews and ended up working in the cafeteria in the station. He first hears of the Land of Kanan from the mysterious girl Elle. She is going to fulfil her promise to her father, without knowing that her innocent actions might break the world apart once again.

The well loved battle system is upgraded to XDR-LMBS. The handy echo system makes a come back. Rudger wields twin blades, twin guns and twin hammers. Take Eru in tow and discover the unknown lands.

Both Famitsu DX Packs and the LalabitMarket versions come with download codes and the art book. The Famitsu pack contains a wall scroll, clear files, a plush doll of Lulu and a mug.

The LalabitMarket version comes with the Kyunchara figures of Rudger and Eru and a special calendar.

The Dual Shock 3 bundle edition comes with a special design controller.

Special Editions

Tales of Xillia 2 [Dual Shock 3 X Edition Limited Bundle]JPN US$ 143.991w
Tales of Xillia 2 [Famitsu DX Pack]JPN N/Asold
Tales of Xillia 2 [LalabitMarket Luxury Edition Kyun Chara Pack]JPN N/Asold

Regular Editions

Tales of Xillia 2ASIA N/Asold
Tales of Xillia 2JPN US$ 24.9924h


Original Soundtracks

Tales Of Xillia 2 Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 54.991w
Tales Of Xillia 2 Original Soundtrack [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold

Calendar

Tales Of Exiria Super Hit Calendar 2013JPN N/Asold



Pick up the paint brush and welcome the wolf goddess. Amaterasu is making her debut on the PlayStation3 in Okami HD. The award-winning game is upgraded.

Every screen is in HD, so mundane scenes become pretty, while spectacular scenes become heart-stoppingly beautiful. The colours are brighter, and the expressions on the characters become richer.

Drawing with a Move controller helps you sink further into the world of brushes and ink. However, gamers can use the Dual Shock controllers if they are more accustomed to that. The game also supports the trophy system, so show the world your progress.

The Mankaiouka Standard Edition comes with the Issun Fluorescent Strap. The Mankaiouka Dama Limited Edition comes with the strap and the cherry blossom snow globe.

Please note that the snow globe has manufacturing troubles according to Capcom, and will be send out from Capcom factories in Feb 2013.

e-capcom Versions

Okami: Zekkeiban (HD Remaster) [e-capcom Mankaiouka Standard Edition]JPN N/Asold
Okami: Zekkeiban (HD Remaster) [e-capcom Mankaiouka-Dama Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold

Regular Editions

Okami: Zekkeiban (HD Remaster)JPN N/Asold
Okami: Zekkeiban (HD) [w/ both English and Japanese subtitles]ASIA N/Asold




The first two Ryu ga Gotoku games are being collected into an HD Collection, revisit the dark and flammable Kamuro-cho. This crime hot spot is about to be light up on fire again.

The new features include clearer graphics. The jagged lines around the characters are smoothed and you can see the words on the street signs at the farthest end of the street. The gameplay flows better with shorter loading times. The telephone boxes act as save points and an area for players to dump excess items.

Also be sure to go eating and drinking to replenish Kiryuu's HP. When you taste everything in a restaurant's menu, the owner will give you a prize. In the PlayStation2 version, the player has to keep track of everything they have tried, in this new collection, the game does the remembering for the gamer, so Kiryuu can taste something new every time.

Become the rising dragon:

Ryu ga Gotoku 1&2 HD EditionASIA N/Asold
Ryu ga Gotoku 1&2 HD EditionJPN US$ 65.991w




The Assassins and the Templars move their battlefield to Colonial America in Assassin's Creed III. In this era when modern ideas, superstitions, native Americans and the white colonists are waging fierce wars against each other, a young assassin, Connor rise to the challenge to protect his people from being dominated.

While Connor is fighting is war on the home-consoles, Aveline, the first female assassin ever, is fighting in the dark alleys and luxurious ballrooms on the PS Vita. She assumes a different role, and master different weapons when she dons on a different costume. But what remains unchanged is that she is Lady Liberty to her people.

Professor Layton and his student Luke are on their way to solve new cases and challenge more brain twisting puzzles. A gentleman of Miracles is causing chaos in a nostalgic little town. The cinematic animations become even more impressive and the 3D function opens even more gaming options for Layton.

Play a deadly game in Zero Escape. A man wakes up in an elevator beside a mysterious girl. He has no memory, he just knows is that if he doesn't escape, he'd be reduced to a pile of blood and bones. And even when he lives, he'd still have to solve a pile of puzzles, and face betrayals multiple times to keep on surviving.

Here's the summary of this week's releases:

Xbox360

007 LegendsEuropeUS$ 31.901-2w
Assassin's Creed IIIUSUS$ 22.991-5d
Assassin's Creed III (English Version)ASIAN/Asold
Assassin's Creed III (English Version) (Limited Edition)ASIAN/Asold
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 (w/ Top Shot Fearmaster Controller)USUS$ 54.991w
Dance Central 3EuropeUS$ 69.905-15d
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die EditionEuropeN/Asold
Dead Island: Zombie of the Year EditionJPNUS$ 45.991w
Disney/Pixar Toy Story Mania!USUS$ 29.991-2w
Disney/Pixar Toy Story Mania!ASIAN/Asold
Doom 3 BFG EditionEuropeN/Asold
Forza HorizonEuropeN/Asold
Medal of Honor: WarfighterJPNUS$ 52.991w
Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Limited Edition)EuropeN/Asold
NBA 2K13JPNUS$ 57.901w
Nike+ Kinect TrainingUSUS$ 24.991-2w
Nike+ Kinect TrainingASIAN/Asold
Skylanders Giants (Booster Pack)EuropeUS$ 99.991-2w
Skylanders Giants (Starter Pack)EuropeN/Asold
SoulCalibur IV / Tekken 6 BundleUSN/Asold
Wheel of FortuneUSUS$ 37.991-2w
WRC 3EuropeUS$ 28.992-4w
WWE '13USUS$ 25.991-2w
WWE '13ASIAN/Asold
Xbox 360 Slim Console (250GB) Kinect Bundle incl. Kinect AdventuresASIAN/Asold
Zone of the Enders HD Edition [Premium Package Konami Style Special Version]JPNN/Asold

    


PlayStation3

Assassin's Creed IIIUSUS$ 22.991-2w
Assassin's Creed III (English Version)ASIAUS$ 19.9924h
Assassin's Creed III (English Version) (Limited Edition)ASIAN/Asold
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die EditionEuropeN/Asold
Dead Island: Zombie of the Year EditionJPNUS$ 44.901w
Disney/Pixar Toy Story Mania!USUS$ 22.991-2w
Disney/Pixar Toy Story Mania!ASIAN/Asold
Doom 3 BFG EditionEuropeN/Asold
Medal of Honor: WarfighterJPNUS$ 32.991-5d
Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Limited Edition)EuropeUS$ 69.905-15d
Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition (Greatest Hits)USUS$ 19.9924h
Naughty Bear: Double Trouble!USUS$ 24.991-2w
NBA 2K13JPNUS$ 59.991-2w
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (Chinese and English Version)ASIAN/Asold
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (English Version)ASIAN/Asold
Okami: Zekkeiban (HD Remaster)JPNN/Asold
Okami: Zekkeiban (HD) [w/ both English and Japanese subtitles]ASIAN/Asold
Ryu ga Gotoku 1&2 HD EditionJPNUS$ 65.991w
Sports Champions 2ASIAN/Asold
Tales of Xillia 2JPNUS$ 24.9924h
SoulCalibur IV / Tekken 6 BundleUSN/Asold
WRC 3EuropeN/Asold
WWE '13ASIAN/Asold
Zone of the Enders HD CollectionASIAN/Asold
Zone of the Enders HD CollectionUSUS$ 15.9924h
Zone of the Enders HD Edition [Premium Package Konami Style Special Version]JPNN/Asold
Zone of the Enders HD Edition [Premium Package w/ Konami Style Limited DVD]JPNN/Asold

    


PS Vita

Assassin's Creed III: LiberationUSUS$ 29.991-2w
Assassin's Creed III: LiberationASIAN/Asold
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion GameASIAUS$ 24.992-4d
smart as...ASIAUS$ 14.9924h
Street Fighter X TekkenEuropeN/Asold
Street Fighter X Tekken [e-capcom Limited Edition]JPNN/Asold
WRC 3EuropeN/Asold
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last RewardUSUS$ 22.9924h

    


Sony PSP

Byte Hell 2000 (PSP the Best)JPNUS$ 16.901w
Diner Dash: Sizzle & Serve (Favorites)USUS$ 12.901-2w
Koi wa Kousoku ni Shibararenai! [Limited Edition]JPNUS$ 55.991w
Koi wa Kousoku ni Shibararenai! [Regular Edition]JPNUS$ 59.991-5d
NBA 2K13JPNUS$ 47.901w
Ore no Shikabane o Koete Yuke (PSP the Best)JPNUS$ 27.991w
Patapon 2: Don-Chaka (PSP the Best)JPNUS$ 19.991w
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013EuropeN/Asold
White Knight Chronicles: Episode Portable - Dogma Wars (PSP the Best)JPNUS$ 11.991-5d
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2013JPNUS$ 34.991-5d

    


Nintendo Wii

American Mensa AcademyUSN/Asold
Just Dance: Disney PartyEuropeN/Asold
Transformers Prime: The GameUSUS$ 19.991w
Winning Eleven Play Maker 2013JPNN/Asold
Wreck-It RalphUSUS$ 24.991-2w
WWE '13USN/Asold

    


Nintendo 3DS

World Soccer Winning Eleven 2013JPNUS$ 54.901w

 


Nintendo DS (12)

Bratz: Fashion Boutique <div class="ext ext_"></div>USUS$ 10.991-2w
Hotel TransylvaniaEuropeUS$ 34.905-15d
Lalaloopsy: Carnival of FriendsUSUS$ 19.991-2w
Merlin: A Servant of Two MastersEuropeUS$ 9.992-4w
Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme ParkEuropeUS$ 9.992-4w
Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme ParkUSUS$ 9.991-5d
Namco Museum / Pac-Man World 3 BundleUSN/Asold
The Trash PackUSN/Asold
ThundercatsUSUS$ 34.991-2w
Transformers Prime: The GameUSUS$ 24.991-2w
Winx Club: Magical Fairy PartyUSUS$ 19.991-2w
Wreck-It RalphUSN/Asold

    


PC Game

Bad PiggiesEuropeUS$ 14.992-4w
Doom 3 BFG Edition (DVD-ROM)EuropeUS$ 29.905-15d
Euro Truck Simulator 2 (DVD-ROM)EuropeUS$ 19.995-15d
FIFA Manager 13 (DVD-ROM)ASIAN/Asold
FIFA Manager 13 (DVD-ROM)EuropeN/Asold
Legends of Dawn (DVD-ROM)EuropeN/Asold
Lucius (DVD-ROM)EuropeN/Asold
Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)EuropeN/Asold
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM) (Chinese and English Version)ASIAN/Asold
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM) (English Version)ASIAUS$ 18.9924h
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation (Collector's Edition) (DVD-ROM)EuropeN/Asold
The Sims 3 (Refresh) (Chinese Version) (DVD-ROM)ASIAN/Asold
The Sims 3 (Refresh) (English Version) (DVD-ROM)ASIAN/Asold

    


Game Guides and Books

Arcadia Magazine [December 2012]JPNN/Asold
Assassin's Creed 3 - The Complete Official Guide - Collector's EditionUSUS$ 38.995-15d
Assassin's Creed 3 - The Complete Official GuideUSN/Asold
Dragon Quest X Mezameshi Itsutsu No Shuzoku Online Official Guide BookJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Famitsu Xbox 360 [Winter 2012] (w/ Halo 4 Premium Themes and Monster Hunter Frontier Online Event Code)JPNN/Asold
Moshi Monsters Moshlings Theme Park: Prima Official Game GuideUSUS$ 5.9924h
SD Gundam G Generation Overworld Official Complete GuideJPNUS$ 34.905-15d
WWE '13: Prima Official Game GuideUSUS$ 9.9924h

    


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

Halo 4 (English Version)ASIA N/A
Halo 4 [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 54.99

PlayStation3

Shin Sangoku Musou 6 EmpiresJPN US$ 31.99

Nintendo 3DS

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Tobidase Doubutsu no MoriJPN N/A





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