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13. Sep, 2012 13:42 (HKT)

Freeze time: Accel World Ginyoku no Kakusei, Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2 Dual Pack, Medarots Kabuto and Kuwagata, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Elminage, Sengoku Musou Chronicle 2nd & more! - in Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring new product arrivals from the last seven days. Run faster than time in Accel World: Ginyoku no Kakusei, dive into the myths that surrounds the cocoon with Lightning in Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2 Dual Pack and fight some robots in Medarot Kabuto and Kuwagata.

Go faster, and faster, until you are faster than light. Welcome to Accel World, the game where you can have the ability to halt time. Join Haruyuki and the beautiful Kuroyukihime in the depths of the network. Created under the supervision of the author Reki Kawahara, the game features original scenarios.

The game is split into the adventure part, development part and the battle parts. In the Adventure Part your choices affect the outcome of the heroines' routes and the matches that you'd play against. Develop Haruyuki so that he is prepared to fight anyone in the game world. And when he's ready, pit him in a fight against the avatars in Accel World.

Punch your foes, catch the butterfly. The Limited Editions come with the Accel World OVA anime and the Material Collection art book:

PlayStation3

Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 135.991w
Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 56.901-5d
Accel World Stage 01: Ginyoku no KakuseiASIA N/Asold
Accel World Stage 01: Ginyoku no Kakusei (Limited Edition)ASIA N/Asold

Sony PSP

Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 34.9924h
Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 59.901w
Accel World Stage 01: Ginyoku no KakuseiASIA N/Asold
Accel World Stage 01: Ginyoku no Kakusei (Limited Edition)ASIA N/Asold




This is Lightning's tribute to the Square Enix 25th anniversary celebrations. Follow her to the depths of the cocoon to discover her fate. She is dedicated to saving her sister in the first game, and she becomes a celestial warrior in the second.

The games uses a new system which instils more action into the battles. The game play and the cinematic cut scenes flow together seamlessly. The games showcase the full graphical capabilities of the PlayStation3 and nothing is more spectacular.

The box set comes with a collection of 8 post cards. They depict the key visuals from the game and give gamers a good view of the world of the cocoon. The Asian version has Japanese audio and a choice between English and Traditional Chinese subtitles.

Final Fantasy XIII/XIII-2 Dual Pack (English + Chinese Version)ASIA N/Asold




Medarots are designed to become your friends and your reliable comrades in battle. The peaceful Morokoshi Town is in danger, a meteor crashes down from the moon, it reveals the existence of the Moon kingdom and the massive Medarots.

Azuma, his Medarot and his friends are setting off to battle these new enemies and solve the mystery that surrounds the kingdom.

Create a team of three Medarots and equip them with powerful parts and medals before the battle. Each medal can give the Medarot a different sure kill attack, so use them to balance out the team. Some Medarots even have the power to transform, see what new skills they have after this change.

Your partner, the Medarots and the items in the Kabuto and Kuwagata versions differ:

Medarot 7: Kabuto Ver.JPN US$ 9.9924h
Medarot 7: Kuwagata Ver.JPN US$ 19.991-5d




Choose a partner and join the fight. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is welcoming all confident fighters. Take turns being the main fighter. The partner on stand-by can jump in to help out whenever the crisis appears. And besides fighting people, you can teach Combots to use your skills and pit them against all the others on the network.

Elminage departs from the western fantasy world for a more Japanese styled medieval set-up. Choose between a boy character and a girl character before you dive in. Tame the monsters you meet in your adventures and recruit them into your team. Their skills will become useful when you face off with the big bad guy.

It's time to unite chaotic Japan in Sengoku Musou Chronicle 2nd. Take different paths to conquer the nations. Your every decision affects the outcome of the great war, so lead your troops through it several times to reach a good end. The main mode Musou Enbu supports network mode, so turn it on to battle all the warriors around you.

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

Xbox360

Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (Chinese & English Version)ASIA N/Asold
NBA Baller BeatsUS US$ 108.991-2w
NHL 13US US$ 64.991-2w
Persona 4 ArenaUS US$ 34.991-5d
Port Royale 3: Pirates and MerchantsEUR US$ 69.905-15d
Tekken Tag Tournament 2JPN US$ 73.991w
Tekken Tag Tournament 2US US$ 21.8924h
Tekken Unlimited Tag Tournament 2ASIA N/Asold
Tekken Unlimited Tag Tournament 2 (Asia Prestige Edition)ASIA N/Asold
The Testament of Sherlock HolmesEUR N/Asold


PlayStation3

Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 135.991w
Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 56.901-5d
Accel World Stage 01: Ginyoku no KakuseiASIA N/Asold
Accel World Stage 01: Ginyoku no Kakusei (Limited Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Agarest: Generations of War 2EUR US$ 24.992-4w
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (Chinese & English Version)ASIA N/Asold
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (English Version)ASIA US$ 29.991-2w
Damage Inc.: Pacific Squadron WWIIUS US$ 29.9924h
Final Fantasy XIII/XIII-2 Dual Pack (English + Chinese Version)ASIA N/Asold
NHL 13US US$ 19.991-2w
NHL 13 (Stanley Cup Collector's Edition)US US$ 34.991-5d
Port Royale 3: Pirates and MerchantsASIA US$ 49.905-15d
Tekken Tag Tournament 2JPN US$ 99.991w
Tekken Tag Tournament 2US US$ 22.4924h
Tekken Unlimited Tag Tournament 2ASIA N/Asold
Tekken Unlimited Tag Tournament 2 (Asia Prestige Edition)ASIA N/Asold
The Testament of Sherlock HolmesEUR N/Asold


Sony PSP

Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 34.9924h
Accel World -Ginyoku no Kakusei- [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 59.901w
Elminage Ibun: Ame no MihashiraJPN US$ 13.6924h
Kiniro no Corda 2f (KT the Best)JPN N/Asold
Kiniro no Corda 2f Encore (KT the Best)JPN US$ 39.901w
Sucre Portable [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 119.901w
Sucre Portable [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 67.901-2w


Nintendo 3DS

Medarot 7: Kabuto Ver.JPN US$ 9.9924h
Medarot 7: Kuwagata Ver.JPN US$ 19.991-5d
Sengoku Musou Chronicle 2ndJPN N/Asold
Shin Egokoro KyoushitsuJPN US$ 36.991-2w


Nintendo DS

Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special EditionUS US$ 20.991-2w
Jewel Link: Galactic QuestEUR US$ 25.992-4w
iCarly: Groovy Foodie!EUR US$ 28.901-2w


PC Games

Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (Chinese & English Version) (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 49.905-15d
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) (English Version) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Disaster Response Unit: THW SimulatorEUR US$ 14.992-4w
Doctor Watson 1 & 2EUR US$ 16.992-4w
Frozen Synapse (Collector's Edition) (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 14.992-4w
Full Ace Tennis Simulator 2012EUR N/Asold
Hidden Mysteries: Titanic 2EUR US$ 24.905-15d
Mystery Places: Secrets of Transylvania - Dracula's RevengeEUR US$ 19.905-15d
Mystery Places: Tales from the Dragon Mountain - The StrixEUR US$ 15.901-2w
Mystery Places: The Curse of Midnight ManorEUR US$ 9.9924h
Mystery Places: The Secret of the HildegardsEUR US$ 12.992-4w
Mystery Places: The Town with no NameEUR US$ 9.9924h
Phantasy Star Online 2 Premium PackageJPN US$ 69.991w
Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 12.992-4w
Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants (Special Edition) (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 12.992-4w
Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants (Special Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 16.9924h
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Game of the Year Edition (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
The Chronicles of Shakespeare: Double Game PackEUR US$ 19.992-4w
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes (DVD-ROM)EUR N/Asold
Tiny Troopers (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 4.9924h


Game Guides and Books

Amnesia Art WorksJPNN/Asold
Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Enlarged and Revised EditionJPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Masamune Shirow Premium Gallery - Pieces 9JPNUS$ 28.995-15d
Natsuiro Kiseki Official Music GuideJPNUS$ 25.995-15d
New Super Mario Bros. 2 Nintendo Official GuidebookJPNN/Asold
New Super Mario Bros. 2 The Complete GuideJPNUS$ 22.905-15d
Tekken Unlimited Tag Tournament 2: Prima Official Game GuideUSUS$ 28.995-15d
Tsuritama - Visual Fan BookJPNUS$ 30.905-15d
Tsuritama Complete Design CollectionJPNUS$ 40.905-15d
Upotte! Official Visual Book Seisho Gakuen Pretty Real Gun GirlsJPNN/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1240 (2012 09/20)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:

PlayStation3

Akatsuki no Goei Trinity [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 59.99
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid DiscJPN US$ 62.99
Eureka Seven AO: Jungfrau no Hanabanatachi Game & OVA Hybrid Disc [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 44.99
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 EmpiresJPN US$ 31.99


Xbox360

Hori Xbox360 Dead or Alive 5 Arcade StickUS N/A
MajiTen: Maji de Tenshi wo Tsukutte Mita [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 119.90

Sony PSP

Final Fantasy IIIJPN US$ 46.99

Nintendo Wii

Kirby's Dream Collection: Special EditionUS N/A




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