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02. Dec, 2010 18:14 (HKT)

Gamers get no sleep: Tales of Graces F, Taiko no Tatsujin Wii 3, SD Gundam Mirisha, Naruto Shippuden: Gekitou Ninja, Kamen Rider OOO, MonHun 3rd PSP, Disney Epic Mickey & 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. This is a very busy week, we have hot games washing in from all directions. From the RPG zone, we have Tales of Graces F, from fight and action, we have Gekitou Ninja Taisen and Kamen Rider OOO, from the strategy section we have SD Gundam Mirisha Taisen and for music games, we have Taiko no Tatsujin Wii 3.

Tales of Graces F is not a mere port of the original Nintendo™ Wii version, it expands the Efinea world and includes the epilogue of the game. This brand new branch of the plot takes place half a year after the great war, where Richard and Asbel become King and mayor respectively.

Everyone has found a place in the new system, yet, not all is good and well. A new mysterious force is threatening the world. Come again, even if you've saved the world once.

Every character gets new skills and ougis, and there is a new fight mode - Accel Mode that makes your attacks that much more powerful. Inomata Mutsumi, the original character designer created new costumes for the characters. Richard becomes a full time playable character here and opens up much more battle strategies and options.

The Japanese and Asian regular versions have arrived:

Tales of Graces FASIA N/Asold
Tales of Graces FJPN US$ 139.991-2w


The Limited Letter from the King of Windoll Pakage comes with a feather pen, pen stand, letter paper, envelops and the royal seal. This package comes tomorrow:

Tales of Graces F [Letter from the King of Windoll Package]JPN N/Asold



The Taikos are here to spend the winter with you. They heat the season up with a festive air. Come grab your drumsticks and pound to the beat. For the first time in the series history, a total of four gamers can play together, letting you perform more intricate patterns of rhythm.

This time, the package comes with more than 70 songs, some of them are from famous J-pop artists such as EXILE and Kimura Kaela. People who enjoy anime music can play to the Studio Ghibli and Naruto theme songs. Even Monster Hunter and Hatsune Miku contribute their music to this game, so be sure to listen to the Taiko versions.

Although you can play with your Wii Remote control and Nunchakus, its more fun, and realistic to play with the TataCon. For people who don't already own the accessory, be sure to grab the Bundle version.

Third time's a charm - Taiko no Tatsujin 3 is available today:

Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Minna de Party * 3-Yome!JPN N/Asold
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Minna de Party * 3-Yome! (Bundle w/ Taiko Controller)JPN US$ 99.9924h




To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Gundams breaks out of their own universe and is now taking over the world of Mirisha.

Mirisha is based on China in the Three Kingdoms period, so of course, the SD Gundams are going to play the roles of the warriors. Devise your strategies, and take your mecha to victory.

The Limited Edition comes with Kouu vs Ryuubi Gundam Gunpla kits. Both of them are fearsome warriors in Chinese history and their Gundams will wear their image color and carry their trademark weapons.

Unite chaotic China with your Gundams on your Nintendo DS™:

SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors: Shin Mirisha TaisenJPN US$ 21.991w
SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors: Shin Mirisha Taisen [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 74.991-2w




Take your troop of Ninjas into the battlefield with you. Gekitou Ninja Taisen Special has a total of 41 characters on the battle roster and each of them has more skills and sure kill attacks up their sleeves.

Unleash the power of the tailed beasts or the power of your Sharingan. Combine the ninja's moves during the tag battles, and have them cover for each other. The two man team system offers a lot of battle options and opportunities to deal massive damages.

When you are done beating up the PC, you can log on via the Wi-Fi network and challenge the fighters from other parts of the nation.

Participate in the Ninja battles on your Nintendo™ Wii:

Naruto Shippuden: Gekitou Ninja Taisen SpecialJPN US$ 239.991w



Riders from Cougar to Oz breaks through the boundaries that separates their series in this game. See who is the best fighter, each rider has his own element, select the play style suitable to him and gain advantage over your opponents in the fighting ring.

The game has powered up these men with more skills; speed up, strength up and defense up. And as you fight, you'd hear the familiar background themes, making the whole tournament even cooler.

It doesn't matter that you have never played a fighting game before, or have not heard of the Riders. The game comes with the Simple Mode so that beginners can try out the different styles to see which one serves you best.

Pit your childhood heroes against each other, Kamen Rider OOOs is available on:

Nintendo™ Wii
Kamen Rider Climax Heroes OOOJPN US$ 16.991-5d

Sony PSP™
Kamen Rider Climax Heroes OOOASIA N/Asold
Kamen Rider Climax Heroes OOOJPN US$ 19.991-5d




Join the hunter's guild in Monster Hunter Portable 3rd and form a team to hunt down the Electric wolf Jinogre. Remember to bring your cat, people who have been building the Airu village in the last few months will have a very good side kick. The PSP Bundle Edition is in stock and the Limited Edition is expected to come tomorrow.

Push your adrenaline level even higher with this zombie shooter. In the Undead Nightmare, the infected are taking over the wild west, and its up to the former outlaw John Marston to protect his family. If you're sick of the dripping living corpses, gun down your fellow outlaws in the Red Dead Redemption Special Edition.

Fill the world with color in Disney Epic Mickey. The world's favorite mascot Mickey Mouse fell into Cartoon wasteland and met Oswald the lucky rabbit, a brother he never knew he had. The mouse's blunder tipped the balance in the wasteland made Oswald's comfort zone a chaos. Now Mickey, equipped with his paint brush, has to go and set things right again.

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

Xbox360™
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Ultimate Edition) (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 54.991-2w
EA Sports Active 2 (Bundle)US US$ 83.991-2w
Nail'dUS N/Asold
Red Dead Redemption [Special Edition]ASIA N/Asold
Red Dead Redemption: Undead NightmareUS N/Asold
Red Dead Redemption: Undead NightmareASIA N/Asold


PlayStation3™
428: Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 44.991w
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Ultimate Edition) (EA Best Hits)JPN N/Asold
Dante's Inferno (EA Best Hits)JPN US$ 35.991-2w
Deadliest Catch: Sea of ChaosUS N/Asold
EA Sports Active 2 (Bundle)US N/Asold
Get Fit with Mel BUS US$ 17.991-2w
Gran Turismo 5US N/Asold
Hokuto Musou InternationalJPN US$ 59.991-5d
Killzone 2 (PlayStation3 the Best)JPN US$ 37.991-5d
Killzone 2 (PlayStation3 the Best)ASIA US$ 19.992-4d
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (English Version)ASIA N/Asold
Prince of Persia Trilogy 3DASIA N/Asold
Red Dead Redemption [Special Edition]ASIA N/Asold
Red Dead Redemption: Undead NightmareUS US$ 19.991-2w
Red Dead Redemption: Undead NightmareASIA N/Asold
Tales of Graces FJPN US$ 139.991-2w
Tales of Graces FASIA N/Asold


Nintendo™ Wii
Babysitter MamaJPN US$ 94.991w
Deadliest Catch: Sea of ChaosUS US$ 44.991w
Disney Epic MickeyUS N/Asold
Disney Epic Mickey (Collector's Edition)US US$ 66.991-2w
Kamen Rider Climax Heroes OOOJPN US$ 16.991-5d
Naruto Shippuden: Gekitou Ninja Taisen SpecialJPN US$ 239.991w
Sniper EliteUS US$ 15.9924h
Super Mario Collection Special PackASIA N/Asold
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Minna de Party * 3-Yome!JPN N/Asold
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Minna de Party * 3-Yome! (Bundle w/ Taiko Controller)JPN US$ 99.9924h


PlayStation2™
Sengoku Hime 2 Honoo: Hyakubana, Senran Tatsukaze no GotokuJPN US$ 23.991w
Sengoku Hime 2 Honoo: Hyakubana, Senran Tatsukaze no Gotoku [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold


Nintendo DS™
Crayon Shin-Chan Shokkugan! Densetsu o Yobu Omake Daiketsusen!!JPN US$ 69.991-5d
Dakkoshite! ChimpanzeeJPN N/Asold
Kawaii Koneko DS 3JPN US$ 19.9924h
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem <div class="ext ext_"></div>JPN US$ 23.991w
Metal Fight Beyblade: Choujou Kessen! Big Bang BladersJPN US$ 39.991w
Momotarou Dentetsu WorldJPN N/Asold
Norinori Relakkuma: Hit Song OngakusaiJPN US$ 37.991w
Penguin no Mondai: The WorldJPN US$ 52.501w
SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors: Shin Mirisha TaisenJPN US$ 21.991w
SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors: Shin Mirisha Taisen [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 74.991-2w
Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden SunUS US$ 34.905-15d


Sony PSP™
428: Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 29.991w
Dante's Inferno (EA Best Hits)JPN US$ 28.901w
Invizimals (Entertainment Pack)US N/Asold
Kamen Rider Climax Heroes OOOASIA N/Asold
Kamen Rider Climax Heroes OOOJPN US$ 19.991-5d
Kenka Banchou 4: Ichinen Sensou (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 29.901-2w
LocoRoco 2 (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 29.801w
Michael Jackson The ExperienceASIA US$ 34.905-15d
Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 29.801w
Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam Next Plus (PSP the Besr)ASIA N/Asold
Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam Next Plus (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 32.901w
Monster Hunter Portable 3rdASIA N/Asold
Monster Hunter Portable 3rdJPN US$ 69.991w
Sengoku Hime 2 Arashi: Hyakubana, Senran Tatsukaze no GotokuJPN US$ 82.991w
Sengoku Hime 2 Arashi: Hyakubana, Senran Tatsukaze no Gotoku [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Wand of Fortune: Mirai e no Prologue PortableJPN N/Asold
Wand of Fortune: Mirai e no Prologue Portable [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold


PC Game
CSI: Fatal Conspiracy (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
Elemental: War of Magic (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
MX vs ATV: Reflex (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Nail'd (DVD-ROM)US US$ 9.901-2w


Game Guides and Books
Arcadia Magazine [January 2011]JPN US$ 0.0924h
Epic Mickey Collector's Edition: Prima Official Game GuideUS US$ 24.901-2w
Epic Mickey: Prima Official Game GuideUS US$ 19.905-15d
Famitsu PSP + PS3 [August 2010]JPN N/Asold
Famitsu Wave DVD [January 2011]JPN N/Asold
Famitsu Xbox 360 [January 2011]JPN N/Asold
G's Magazine (January Edition)JPN N/Asold
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Prima Official Game GuideUS N/Asold
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd: Start Dash BookJPN US$ 19.905-15d
Naruto Sitsuten Kekitouninzyataisen GuidebookJPN US$ 9.9924h
Tales of Graces GuidebookJPN N/Asold
Transformers Generations 2010JPN US$ 31.905-15d
Weekly Famitsu No. 1145 (2010 12/16)JPN N/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™
Gran Turismo 5 (Collector's Edition)US N/A
NeoGeo Pad USBJPN N/A
Tales of Graces F [Letter from the King of Windoll Package]JPN N/A


Nintendo DS™
Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 5 - Fortun Tower to Unmei no DiceJPN US$ 62.99
Ninokuni: Shikkoku no MadoushiJPN US$ 49.99

Sony PSP™
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd [e-capcom Limited Edition]JPN N/A




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