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10. Mar, 2011 18:07 (HKT)

Heart and sword: Rurouni Kenshin, Shin Sangoku Musou 6, Fairy Tail: Portable Guild 2, Asphalt Racing, Pokemon White, Black, Dragon Age Origins II, MLB 2K11, MLB 11: The Show & more!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Meiji nostalgia is all in vogue, become Ruroni Kenshin and protect your home with your sword. Spread your territory into ancient China in Sangoku Musou 6, or join the Fairytail Guild to take up missions.

Bakumatsu chaos ended with the start of the Meiji era, however, not everyone enjoys peace and prosperity. Previous samurai became rootless ronin, and one of them is the previous hitokiri battousai.

Become Himura Kenshin from the famous action manga Ruroni Kenshin and pit yourself against the greatest martial artists of the era such as Saito Hajime.

The sword buckling action consist of a combination of strikes, jumps, guards and various schools of swords wielding. Feel the devastating power of Hiten Mitsurugi style and protect the peace and home that you finally attained.

Ruroni Kenshin is available to Sony PSP gamers today:

Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan SaisenASIA N/Asold
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan SaisenJPN US$ 52.9924h




Revisit chaotic China and join one of the kingdoms. Fight the warriors, join forces with each other and seek to unite the vast land.

In Shin Sangoku Musou 6, a new force hidden under Kingdom Wei reared its head. The Shima family are the ultimate winners in history, they started the Shun dynasty, however, in Sangoku Musou this doesn't have to be the case, YOU can become the conqueror instead.

The cinematic event scenes and the gameplay are weaved together seamlessly. Get into the heart of all the historical incidents and fight side by side with the Koei heroes. Each character has two weapons, swap them around during battles and deal devastating damages to the enemy regiments. You are a one man army who could change the course of history.

The Treasure Box set contains a strategy guide, a postcard set and a photo frame.

The Japanese PlayStation3™ versions are available today. The US and Asian versions arrives at the end of the month:

Dynasty Warriors 7US US$ 22.991-2w
Shin Sangoku Musou 6JPN US$ 55.991w
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 (Chinese Language Version)ASIA N/Asold
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 [Treasure Box]JPN N/Asold

The US Xbox360™ versions come at the end of the month while the Japanese and Asian versions have yet to be announce their release schedule:

Dynasty Warriors 7US US$ 24.991-5d
Dynasty Warriors 7JPN US$ 25.992-4w
Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires (English)ASIA N/Asold
Ben 10: Omniverse 2ASIA US$ 54.992-4w
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Limited Edition)JPN US$ 79.9924h




Create your own character, decide his or her elemental affiliations and join the strongest magicians. Fairy Tail Portable Guild 2 gives you more customizable options and an even larger array of missions to tackle. Form your team, if you already know the characters via the anime or manga, recruit your favorites, or else try out all their powers as you go.

There are more weapons and tools to use, summon monsters to aid you, equip yourself with a magical canon or swords and gain many more skills as you advance. The network mode is vastly improved so you can ask your gamer friends to join your team as you tackle difficult bosses.

Join the guild today:

Fairy Tail: Portable Guild 2JPN US$ 39.991-2w




Stomp down on your accelerator and race down the lane. Asphalt Racing blurs game and reality further in this 3D version. Dodge the obstacles, because crashes hurt. Choose from a range of super cars and take them to all the exotic locations around the world. When you are done racing against the A.I, log online to race against your friends.

"> The legendary pokemon Reshiram and Zekrom are waiting for their new masters. Come catch'em all in Pokemon White and Black, there are many new species in the games, find out their powers. The US versions of these games work on both US and Japanese Nintendo DSi consoles and on the Nintendo 3DS.

Become the Dragon. Your home is destroyed, to survive, you have to make a lot of impossible decisions, fight enemies far bigger than you as you rise from a destitute refugee to the champion of the land. Amass wealth and know the powerful people, but be careful of what favors you owe others. Even what seems trivial at first glance might come back later to bite you.

Pitching, fielding and hitting becomes even more accurate in MLB 2K11. Take your player through the major leagues, there are indicators on the ground to help and a completely revamped AI fielding system. MLB 11: The Show also has improved controls and game modes, connect to friends in the Co-op mode.

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

Xbox360™
Dragon Age IIASIA N/Asold
Dragon Age II (Bioware Signature Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Major League Baseball 2K11ASIA N/Asold
Yoostar2ASIA N/Asold
Yoostar 2: In The MoviesUS US$ 20.991-2w

PlayStation3™
Dragon Age IIASIA N/Asold
Dragon Age II (Bioware Signature Edition)ASIA N/Asold
MLB 11: The ShowASIA N/Asold
Major League Baseball 2K11ASIA US$ 12.991w
Sengoku Musou 3 ZASIA N/Asold
Shin Sangoku Musou 6JPN US$ 55.991w
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 [Treasure Box]JPN N/Asold
Yoostar 2: In The MoviesUS N/Asold
Yoostar2ASIA US$ 9.991-5d


Nintendo™ Wii
BeastlyUS US$ 19.901-2w
Major League Baseball 2K11US US$ 54.905-15d
Pirate Blast (w/ White Gun Bundle)US N/Asold
The $1,000,000 PyramidUS US$ 16.991-2w


Nintendo 3DS™
Asphalt 3D: Nitro RacingJPN US$ 57.991w


Nintendo™ DS
Beastly Frantic FotoUS US$ 19.905-15d
Major League Baseball 2K11US US$ 20.991-2w
Petz Bunnyz BunchUS US$ 20.991-2w
Pokemon Black Version <div class="ext ext_"></div>US US$ 39.9924h
Pokemon White Version <div class="ext ext_"></div>US US$ 45.9924h


Sony™ PSP
Dear Drops DistortionJPN US$ 45.991-5d
Dear Drops Distortion [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 60.991-5d
Hoshizora * Planet: One Small Step For...JPN US$ 43.991-5d
Hoshizora * Planet: One Small Step For... [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 117.901-2w
MLB 11: The ShowASIA US$ 33.901w
Nikoli no Sudoku +3 Dai-San-Shuu: Slither Link Masyu YajilinJPN US$ 23.991-5d
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan SaisenJPN US$ 52.9924h
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan SaisenASIA N/Asold
San Goku Shi IX with Power-Up KitJPN US$ 69.901-5d


PC Game
Dragon Age II (DVD-ROM)ASIAN/Asold
Dragon Age II (DVD-ROM) (Bioware Signature Edition)ASIAN/Asold
The Sims 3: Barnacle Bay (DVD-ROM)USUS$ 20.991-2w

   

Game Guides and Books
Alshard Replay - Yuukyu No ChiheiJPN US$ 29.905-15d
B's-Log Bessatsu Dolce 2011JPN US$ 20.905-15d
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II Players GuideJPN N/Asold
Clear Cat And Older SisterJPN US$ 18.905-15d
Daisuke! Official Photo BookJPN US$ 29.905-15d
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Vol.1 Something StrangeJPN US$ 15.905-15d
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Vol.2 Best FriendsJPN US$ 15.905-15d
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Official Art WorksJPN N/Asold
One Piece - Eagle Color Walk 4JPN N/Asold
Ore No Imoto Ga Konna Ni Kawaii Wake Ga Nai Portable The Complete GuideJPN US$ 29.905-15d
Pokemon Black & Pokemon White Versions Collector's EditionUS N/Asold
Pokemon Black & Pokemon White Versions Volume 1: The Official Pokemon Strategy GuideUS N/Asold
SaGa 3: Jikuu no Hasha - Shadow or Light Complete GuideJPN US$ 27.905-15d
Sengoku IXA Formal Strategic GuideJPN N/Asold
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Note Of DisciplineJPN N/Asold
Angel's Holiday Ef - A Fairy Tale Of The Two Pleasurable Box Visual Fan bookJPN N/Asold
The 3rd Birthday Insider Setting Sourcebook / Complete GuideJPN N/Asold
The Real Of The BudoJPN US$ 26.905-15d
To Love Ru - Darkness Official Data Book - Perfect To Love RuJPN N/Asold
To Love Ru - Darkness Vol.1JPN N/Asold
Working!! Visual CollectionJPN N/Asold
Yura Artworks - Double SideJPN US$ 55.905-15d


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™
Ryu ga Gotoku: Of the EndJPN US$ 49.99

Nintendo™ DSi Consoles
Nintendo DSi (Pokemon Black Edition)US N/A
Nintendo DSi (Pokemon White Edition)US N/A


Nintendo 3DS™
Steel DiverJPN US$ 31.99
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3DJPN N/A

Sony™ PSP
Phantom Brave: Heroes of the Hermuda TriangleUS N/A





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