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20. Sep, 2012 17:05 (HKT)

Follow the beat: Technika Tune, Final Fantasy III PSP, Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Empires, Eureka Seven Hybrid Disc, Majiten, Hunter x Hunter, Tiger & Bunny & much much more! - in Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring new product arrivals from the last seven days. Lots and lots arrived. Come take a look at the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Edition, Borderlands 2, DJ MAX Technika Tunes, Final Fantasy III and a whole tidal wave of titles.

DJ MAX Technika is like a hurricane in the arcades in Korea. Now, gamers with Sony PS Vitas can understand what the sensation's about. The system inherits the well loved features in the Arcade and the Sony PSP.

With the touch screen controls, the gameplay is closer to the arcade than ever. There's more, the game makes use of the back touch pad as well.

The game takes care of the needs of the beginners as well as the veterans. Move from the Star Mixing Mode to the Club Mixing Mode. The Playlist is the largest among all the DJ MAX games. Besides original K-Pop songs, Kara also contributed lists of songs. So catch their every note here.

The Limited Editions come with a Visual Book, a twin CD soundtrack, original cleaner strap and Vita Pouch:

DJMAX Technika TuneKOR N/Asold
DJMAX Technika Tune [Limited Edition]KOR N/Asold

The Japanese versions are scheduled to come next week:

DJMAX Technika TuneJPN N/Asold
DJMAX Technika Tune [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold




Released in 1990, Final Fantasy amazed the world with its innovative job changing system. The game has been revived on the Nintendo DS and the smartphones. Some kinks are smoothed out and new system elements are introduced every time the game is remade.

This Sony PSP version is based on the latest smartphone version. The graphics are readjusted to fit the 16:9 screen. In the gallery mode, gamers can look through the graphics and the music they have unlocked.

For people feeling nostalgic, they can play the game in the 8-bit BGM mode. And for gamers who want to speed things up, an auto-battle and 2x times speed battle options become available. You no longer have to communicate with others to unlock the secret elements, and once you've reached the highest level in a job, you can obtain the master card.

To the fantasy, once again:

Final Fantasy IIIJPN US$ 46.991-2w




Conquer your empire and expand it. Become the ruler of a nation in Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Empires, battle the many heroes and warriors in the ancient and chaotic China, obtain powerful weapons and invent the perfect strategy. The new game comes with a new character Josho, see how his appearance change the course of history.

Create your own player character when you join the game. When you are done, drop him into the Seiha mode where every battle is going to affect his reputation, rise toward higher statuses and the fate of the land. Master both invading tactics and defensive tactics. The more you battles you fight, the higher up the ranks you will climb, and the more options will be available to you.

The Japanese version is coming today while the Chinese version is coming in November:

Shin Sangoku Musou 6 EmpiresJPN US$ 31.991-5d
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Empires (Chinese Version)ASIA US$ 9.9924h




The adventures of Ao continues in Eureka Seven: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi. The disc contains an OVA anime movie and an action shooter. In the movie, we see team Pied Piper reaching another level of popularity. Naturing TV is making a documentary film on them.

To escape from the filming crew, Ao, Elena and Fleur design a small escape. Leaving Generation Bleu behind, they explore the world by themselves. From comedy to danger, this OVA episode has everything fans know and love about the Eureka Seven series.

The game contains three modes. Experience the secret battles from Eureka Seven Ao in the Situation mode. Clear missions and unlock new mecha from the Mission Mode. There are single missions and tag missions, clear all twenty four of them to obtain the whole stable. And in the Challenge Mode, the veteran pilots strike down powerful foes for high scores.

The Limited Edition comes with illustration contents and the script of the OVA and the Eureka Seven Archives Book.

Japanese versions

Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid DiscJPN US$ 62.991-5d
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid Disc [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 44.9924h

Asian Versions

Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid DiscASIA US$ 19.991-5d
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid Disc (First Print Limited Edition)ASIA US$ 39.9924h




Create your own angel from five archetypes and spend your days as you like with them. Brought to you by the creative force behind the Ore no Yome series, Majiten is bringing the romance back.

Your every decision affects the angels, design their wardrobe and direct your relationship. The game comes with an easy mode, so you can choose scenarios.

For example, if you want things to stay light and fluffy, you can just choose the simple mode to be rid of the heavy scenes. And when your Love Points with your angel reaches a certain level, you'll be in for some special service scenarios.

The Limited Edition comes with the artbook and the DLC Code:

MajiTen: Maji de Tenshi wo Tsukutte Mita [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 119.901w
MajiTen: Maji de Tenshi wo Tsukutte Mita [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 24.991w




Take the Hunter exams and join the Gon and his merry friends in Hunter X Hunter: Wonder Adventure. The ultra popular action series has spawned anime and OVAs. Now, fans don't have to stay as spectators, they can jump into the action, try out the different skills of the hunters and clear some impossible missions.

The baddies are trashing the city, it's up to the super heroes to punish them. Join Kotetsu and Barnaby in Tiger and Bunny to preserve justice and peace in the city. Fighting bad guys is not their sole job and mission, they have to outshine the other heroes to reach number one super hero and idol status.

In a post apocalyptic world, the gap between the rich and the poor becomes even wider. Crime is rampant and the rich are hiring the strongest to protect their families. Asagiri Kaito is one of them, and he is dropped into the midst of the beautiful princesses in the academy. Trinity comes with all three games in the series.

Hiiro no Kakera 4 takes gamers back to the Heian era to meet Tamayori-hime, a priestess in charge with sealing the demon sword. Her solitary life changes when she meets Gentouka, a god who can grant immortality. What will she do? Hand him to the government, or risk her own life to keep him safe?

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

Xbox360

Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition)EUR N/Asold
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition)US US$ 74.905-15d
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (w/ DLC)ASIA N/Asold
Everyone SingEUR N/Asold
F1 2012US US$ 33.991-2w
Harley Pasternak's Hollywood WorkoutUS N/Asold
Kinect Nat Geo TVEUR US$ 44.905-15d
Kinect Nat Geo TVASIA US$ 19.992-4d
Kinect Nat Geo TVUS US$ 33.991-2w
Kinect Sesame Street TVEUR US$ 29.991-2w
Kinect Sesame Street TVASIA N/Asold
Kinect Sesame Street TVUS N/Asold
Kinect Sports UltimateASIA N/Asold
Kingdoms of Amalur: ReckoningJPN US$ 87.901w
MajiTen: Maji de Tenshi wo Tsukutte Mita [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 119.901w
MajiTen: Maji de Tenshi wo Tsukutte Mita [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 24.991w
NHL 13EUR N/Asold
NHL 13 (Stanley Cup Collector's Edition)US N/Asold
Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare (Platinum Hits)US US$ 22.991-2w
Ubisoft Triple PackASIA N/Asold
Zuma's Revenge!US N/Asold


PlayStation3

Akatsuki no Goei Trinity [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 129.901-5d
Akatsuki no Goei Trinity [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 59.9924h
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition)US N/Asold
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition)EUR N/Asold
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (w/ DLC Collection 1)ASIA N/Asold
Daikoukai Jidai Online 2nd Age [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 67.901w
Daikoukai Jidai Online 2nd Age [Treasure Box]JPN US$ 99.9924h
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid DiscASIA US$ 19.991-5d
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid DiscJPN US$ 62.991-5d
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid Disc [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 44.9924h
Everyone SingEUR US$ 59.905-15d
F1 2012US US$ 33.991-2w
F1: 2011 (Codemasters the Best)JPN US$ 37.9924h
Kingdoms of Amalur: ReckoningJPN US$ 99.991w
NHL 13EUR US$ 69.905-15d
Need for Speed: The Run [EA Best Hits]JPN US$ 29.801w
Port Royale 3: Pirates and MerchantsEUR US$ 37.901-2w
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 EmpiresJPN US$ 31.991-5d
The Testament of Sherlock HolmesASIA N/Asold
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Game of the Year)US US$ 19.9924h


PS Vita

DJMAX Technika TuneKOR N/Asold
DJMAX Technika Tune [Limited Edition]KOR N/Asold


Sony PSP

24-Ji no Kane to Cinderella: Halloween Wedding [Luxury Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
24-Ji no Kane to Cinderella: Halloween Wedding [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 69.991-5d
Akatsuki no Goei Trinity [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 143.901-2w
Akatsuki no Goei Trinity [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 93.991w
Final Fantasy IIIJPN US$ 46.991-2w
Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Ni - Matsuri Hayashi to Taishitachi [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 57.991-5d
Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku [Twin Pack]JPN N/Asold
Hunter X Hunter: Wonder AdventureASIA N/Asold
Hunter X Hunter: Wonder AdventureJPN US$ 60.901-5d
Shirahana no Ori: Hiiro no Kakera 4 [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Shirahana no Ori: Hiiro no Kakera 4 [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 59.901w
Tiger & Bunny: On-Air Jack!ASIA US$ 59.901-5d
Tiger & Bunny: On-Air Jack!JPN US$ 14.991-5d


Nintendo Wii

Disney Princess: My Fairytale AdventureUS US$ 19.991w
Everyone SingEUR US$ 49.905-15d
Harley Pasternaks Hollywood WorkoutUS US$ 24.991w
Kirby's Dream Collection: Special EditionUS N/Asold


PC Games

Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (DVD-ROM)EuropeUS$ 59.902-4w
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure (DVD-ROM)USN/Asold
Dungeon Gate (DVD-ROM)EuropeUS$ 24.905-15d
Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece (DVD-ROM)ASIAUS$ 6.9924h
Jagged Alliance: Crossfire (DVD-ROM)ASIAUS$ 16.9924h
Legends of Pegasus (Special Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIAUS$ 16.9924h
Phantasy Star Online 2 Premium PackageJPNUS$ 69.991w
Terrorhedron (DVD-ROM)EuropeUS$ 29.905-15d

    


Game Guides and Books (4)

Biohazard Resident Evil 6 Graphical GuideJPNUS$ 22.901w
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Revised & Expanded Prima Official Game GuideUSN/Asold
Final Fantasy III Official Complete Guide for PSPJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Weekly Famitsu No. 1242 (2012 10/04)JPNN/Asold

   


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

Dead or Alive 5JPN US$ 39.99
Love Tore: Sweet Version [Limited Edition]JPN N/A
Love Tore: Sweet Version [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 67.90

PlayStation3

Dead or Alive 5JPN US$ 96.99
Dead or Alive 5 Collector's EditionJPN US$ 99.99

Sony PSP

SD Gundam G Generation OverworldJPN US$ 54.99


PS Vita

DJMAX Technika TuneJPN N/A
DJMAX Technika Tune [Limited Edition]JPN N/A
Earth Defense Force 3 PortableJPN US$ 49.99
Earth Defense Force 3 Portable [Double Nyuutai Pack]JPN US$ 75.99
Ys: Celceta no Jukai [Regular Edition]JPN N/A





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