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13. Aug, 2010 17:08 (HKT)

Glitter and the gloom: Shining Hearts, Halo: Reach, Arcania: Gothic 4, Phantom Brave Portable & much more! - in New Games available for Preorder!



Welcome to our Weekly Preorder Games news. Keep yourself abreast, read up on games that are just announced for release. We have cute strategy RPGs such as Phantom Brave Portable, the colorful and beautiful Shining Hearts, the sci-fi Halo: Reach and the dark and heavy Gothic 4. So no matter where your gaming tastes lie, we have something for you.

Developed by Sega and with artwork drawn by Tony Taka (Shining Wind/Tears),Shining Hearts is a beautiful and enchanting RPG that will take your breath away.

When Kaguya is washed up your island, she has no memories and no emotions. Through everyone's care and kindness, though, the girl slowly opens her heart to let others in.

However, peace didn't last, for the pirates have appeared, aiming for Kaguya's heart key. Protect the key and set off on a journey with her to find her past.

During your trip, you'd meet with a number of girls, recruit them into your team so you can use combine skills. These attacks will affect your affinity with the girls and influence your game ending. Let's see who you'll end up with.

The release date has yet to be announced, we'll update it as soon as we know.

Shining HeartsJPN US$ 29.99




Halo: Reach puts you into the game as a Spartan officer and set you off to a heroic mission: to secure Planet Reach, the last line of defense. If the Covenant should get past it, Earth will end for sure, this time.

The game provides you with a new arsenal of weapons and armors. Unlock them as you go, try them all out and see their destructive powers. Equip the ones that suit your gaming style best and customize your character with them.

This installment provides even better online facilities, so you can track like-minded individuals and recruit them to your team. You can also win trophies and bragging rights when you defeat challenging enemies.

Halo: Reach is an Xbox360 exclusive and will come in September:

Regular Editions

Halo ReachJPN US$ 40.90
Halo ReachASIA N/A
Halo ReachUS N/A

Limited Editions
Halo Reach (Legendary Edition)US N/A
Halo Reach (Limited Edition)ASIA N/A
Halo Reach (Limited Edition)US US$ 75.99
Halo Reach [Legendary Edition]JPN US$ 273.99
Halo Reach [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 89.99



After traveling and fighting in space, come back to the earth. To the Southern Islands, to be exact, as more struggles and combat await you.

In Gothic 4, you just sailed back to your home island to realize its burnt to the ground, and this is not a mere accident. A more evil plot is in the brewing, losing your home is just the first trial. If you don't act soon, more people will lose their lives.

The dark, atmospheric Gothic 4 pulls you into the game through it's intricate plot and challenging gameplay. This fantasy RPG will come in March 2011 to an array of platforms:

Xbox360™
Arcania: Gothic 4US N/A
Arcania: Gothic 4ASIA US$ 49.90
Arcania: Gothic 4 [Collector's Edition]ASIA N/A

PlayStation3™
Arcania: Gothic 4US N/A

PC Game
Arcania: Gothic 4 (DVD-ROM)US US$ 54.90




Imagination is the key. Devise wild strategies and get them to work, this RPG won't limit you to the usual tactics, you can do whatever you want during the battles.

The system is upgraded from the PlayStation2 version and is even easier to navigate. So bring your phantom and set off to Ivoworu.

You control a girl and phantom team to clear quests for the residents on the island. Every time you win, you get new items and level up. With the improved system, this game will have you addicted to your console for long hours.

Phantom Brave Portable will be available in October:

Phantom Brave PortableJPN US$ 39.99

To get a taste, play the Nintendo™ Wii version:

Phantom Brave WiiJPN US$ 25.991-5d
Phantom Brave: We Meet AgainUS US$ 31.991-2w



Xbox360™ Pre-Orders (8)

Halo Reach (Limited Edition)ASIASep 14, 2010N/A
Medal of HonorJPNOct 21, 2010US$ 59.99
Arcania: Gothic 4ASIAOct 13, 2010US$ 49.90
Arcania: Gothic 4 [Collector's Edition]ASIAOct 21, 2010N/A
Medal of Honor (Chinese & English Version)ASIAOct 12, 2010N/A
CreateUSNov 16, 2010N/A
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2ASIANov 11, 2010N/A
Majin and the Forsaken KingdomASIANov 25, 2010US$ 18.99

    

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PlayStation3™ Pre-Orders (6)

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's QuestASIASep 17, 2010US$ 59.90
Medal of HonorJPNOct 21, 2010US$ 69.90
Medal of Honor (Chinese & English Version)ASIAOct 13, 2010N/A
CreateUSDec 03, 2010US$ 19.99
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2ASIANov 11, 2010N/A
Majin and the Forsaken KingdomASIANov 25, 2010US$ 59.90

    


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Nintendo Wii™ (3)

Titanic MysteryUSApr 03, 2012N/A
CreateUSNov 16, 2010N/A
Yogi BearUSDec 07, 2010US$ 24.90

   

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PlayStation2™ Pre-Orders (2)

Sengoku Hime 2 Honoo: Hyakubana, Senran Tatsukaze no GotokuJPNDec 02, 2010US$ 23.99
Sengoku Hime 2 Honoo: Hyakubana, Senran Tatsukaze no Gotoku [Limited Edition]JPNDec 02, 2010N/A


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Nintendo DS™ Pre-Orders (6)

River City Super Sports ChallengeUSOct 12, 2010US$ 19.99
Jaka Jaka Music!JPNSep 23, 2010US$ 9.99
Heisa Byoutou: Dementium 2JPNSep 30, 2010US$ 42.99
Mystery Tales Time TravelUSN/A
Call of Duty: Black OpsUSNov 15, 2010US$ 29.99
Yogi BearUSDec 07, 2010US$ 15.99

    

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Sony PSP™ Pre-Orders (13)

Saikyou Shogi Bonanza (Best Selection)JPNSep 22, 2010US$ 19.80
Boku wa Koukuu Kanseikan: Airport Hero HanedaJPNOct 07, 2010US$ 51.99
Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono 2 (PSP the Best)JPNOct 14, 2010US$ 35.99
Slotter Mania P: SanSan HanaHana & SanSan OasisJPNOct 21, 2010US$ 40.99
Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu: Legendary Saga (Kadokawa the Best)JPNOct 28, 2010US$ 28.90
Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Doujinshi Hajime MashitaJPNOct 28, 2010US$ 52.99
Phantom Brave PortableJPNOct 28, 2010US$ 39.99
Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Ryouran * Sangokushi Engi - Wei-HenJPNOct 28, 2010US$ 59.99
Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Ryouran * Sangokushi Engi - Wei-Hen [Limited Edition]JPNOct 28, 2010N/A
Tenchou no IgoJPNOct 28, 2010US$ 47.90
Toudai Shougi: Mejinsen DojoJPNOct 28, 2010US$ 49.90
Shining HeartsJPNDec 16, 2010US$ 29.99
Tactics Ogre: Unmei no WaJPNNov 11, 2010US$ 38.99

    

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