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New games up for preorder: Final Fantasy Gaiden, Multi Raid Special, Haruka 3 Unmei no Meikyuu, Nanoha, Battle of the Aces, Super Robot Taisen NEO, Macross Ultimate Frontier & much more!



Welcome to our Weekly Preorder Games news. Keep yourself abreast, read up on games that are releasing in the near, and not so near future and don't miss any titles that you are interested in. In this news summary you will find all new preorder additions that have been made to our catalogue during the last seven days.

For those who are keen to receive even faster updates, you may also take advantage of our designated personal agent e-mail subscriptions and RSS feeds, which are located on your favorite's platform category page.

Besides waiting for emails, you can also scan our preorder list for a more complete overview of what you can expect in the future.

Now check out some coming highlights as well as a full list of all new preorder additions.



Enjoy the summer and look forward to Autumn and Winter. This week we have added a whole lot of preorders from famous game developers. Square Enix has announced the newest installment in their FF Crystal Chronicles series for Nintendo Wii.

Numerous little heroes have appeared in this series to chase away evil to give people a better place to live, from the little king, the pair of twins to the cat and the girl, these children have braved many dangers and took us to many magical journeys.

This time we travel to the past to the revisit the strive between two races, the Yuke and the Rilties. Yuke's powers lies in their magic while the Rilties have weaponry and technology. Both were using Crystals during the wars and both were seeking to destroy the other's.

After years of violence, Rilties gained the upper hand, destroyed the Yukes and wiped away magic. In a world where technology rules, however, one single Yuke reappeared along with the power of the crystals.

History is about to repeat itself, stop the war before it's too late. FF CC: The Crystal Bearers is available in December, preorder it for:

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal BearersUS N/A


As you wait for the Crystal Bearer to come, have a go at Hikari no 4 Senshi, a Final Fantasy series spin off. Go gather a group of friends to defeat the Witch of the North and save the princess. The tried and true story line is reinvented with new visuals and game system, go embark on this familiar yet fascinating journey.

With characters designed by Yoshida Takehiko (FF III DS vers., FF XII etc) this is a fun and cute game in a colorful super deformed world that represented the core style of the Final Fantasy series.

Coming in the end of October, you don't have long to wait for this release:

Hikari no 4 Senshi: Final Fantasy GaidenJPN US$ 24.99



Beside Square Enix, Koei have also announced some of their hot titles. The Multiraid versions of Shin Sangoku Musou on the PSP has been a great hit, by taking the battles to the sky and onto the network, a lot more warriors and tactitians have been able to cooperate and take on more challenges.

Debutting on the newest home consoles, the Multiraid Special is the updated and upgraded version of the Sony PSP version. Dash across the big screen, view the wonderful visuals and face off with more enemies.

Join up with a group of four, take turns defending and scouting, assign roles to each other. Watching each others' backs and cooperation are the keys to success.

Sangoku Musou Multiraid is coming in October, just a little more patience would do:

Xbox360™
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialJPN US$ 12.99
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialASIA N/A

PlayStation3™
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialASIA N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialJPN US$ 13.99




One has to love the Koei developer's abilities to give historical characters new, and often, very attractive images. The romance simulation Harukanaru Toki no naka de 3 Unmei no Meikyuu plucked the historical characters from the past and placed them in the present day with you.

Find ways to send them back to their era and ways to straighten the twisted stream of time. Defeat the demons and tormented ghosts that are roaming your world and win the heart of your true love.

Unmei no Meikyuu concludes the epic romantic simulation Harukanaru Toki no Nakade 3, now ported to your PSP with upgrades, be sure to get your happily ever after.

Coming in October, this game will be available on Sony PSP™

Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu AizoubanJPN US$ 59.90
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu Aizouban [Premium Box]JPN N/A
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu Aizouban [Treasure Box]JPN N/A



Bandai Namco Games proves that every one could be a mage and that everyone could become a magical girl. Join Nanoha on her adventures in the Battle of Aces and engage in magical battles. Based on the plot in the second series, each girl gets original storylines written by the story's author Tsuzuki Maki.

Besides new plot lines, there are new CG screens and voice clips you can collect along your way. Try out all the girls' different skills and face challenges they met during the series. Long range, short range and air battles require different tactics, make sure your brain spins as fast as you can execute moves.

Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces is available in both Limited and Standard versions. The Limited package comes with a figure of Nanoha, posters, a towel, a pouch, a cleaner, a set of stickers and a visual book.

The game is available in January 2010, patience is a virtue, they do have a lot of goodies to pack:

Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of AcesJPN US$ 46.90
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces [Limited Edition]JPN N/A



Super Robot Taisen is another one of Bandai Namco's hit series. After participating in the Gundam Seed wars from the last installment, it's time to launch into the battles for energy. As one of the most comprehensive cross-overs, mecha from all famous series and their pilots are joining in.

The mecha have soiled plans of numerous villains, yet more are popping up. Following Dr. Hell's destructive footsteps is the Mikene empire and devil Gundam. Strives never end unless the mecha combine their forces. Come participate in the war effort.

Super Robot Taisen NEO is the series' debut on the Nintendo Wii. Coming in October, it's now open for preorder:

Super Robot Taisen NEOJPN US$ 21.79



Complete your Macross Frontier conquest, now that the anime has ended, the developers from Bandai Namco are putting the rest of the plot, battles and memorable scenes into the newest Macross action. Run through the whole time line in one go, from the first Super Dimension Fortress Macross to the latest in the series, you've got it all in this tiny UMD.

What is Macross without the ladies? Lynn Minmay, Sheryl Nome, Ranka lee and the lovely singers are there to sing for you. With 20 more songs, this is the most interactive and comprehensive Macross experience ever.

The game is available as Limited and Standard versions. The Limited version has a UMD that records all the opening and endings as well as the interview with the producer Kawamori Masashi.

Macross Ultimate Frontier is coming in October for Sony PSP™

Macross Ultimate FrontierJPN US$ 35.99
Macross Ultimate Frontier [Limited Edition]JPN N/A



More mecha and space battles are available in R-Type Tactics II. During the wars between mankind and the aliens Baito, humans have learned to use the Baito's weapons, and even after all the aliens are defeated, they still refused to let go of these powerful tools.

Therefore logically, peace never lasted long. Humans were split into two groups, one of them seeks to continue developing these Baito weapons while the other believes that these weapons should be destroyed. Under the name of justice, command your army and charge.

Tactics are as important as power, train the inner tactitian in you in this Space Opera. R-Type Tactics II is coming in October, preorder it for:

R-Type Tactics II: Operation Bitter ChocolateJPN N/A



Enough flying about in space and bombing your enemies yet? Let's try something a little more peaceful. Grand Turismo makes a lot of automobile lover's dream come true, you get to drive some very expensive cars very fast.

By computing the car's movements through the laws and formulas of physics, this game gives you one of the most realistic racing experiences. Don't just learn how to drive, learn how to race, the game features all the famous circuits in the world and other environments.

Presented by high quality 60 fps graphics, the line between virtual and reality has never been so blurry.

The game is coming in October, preorder it today for your Sony PSP™:

Gran TurismoASIA N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialJPN US$ 13.99




Here is something convenient for you. As you can see, quite a lot of cool games are coming out on Nintendo Wii and there will be a great chance for your batteries to run out. Slipping the cover off and resetting the remote controls can be a real fuss especially if you have to do it at a regular basis.

Make use of this charger, you don't have to remove the Motion Plus or the silicon shell during the charge. Simply plugging one end to the remote and the Wii console, you will have your batteries charged. There are lights that indicate the status of your batteries, switch the charger off once you are done.

The package comes with rechargeable batteries. The charger is arriving in October:

Kamikaze Gear Wireless Charging DockEUR US$ 19.90



Xbox360™ Pre-Orders (11)

Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 12.99
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialASIAOct 01, 2009N/A
NBA 2K10JPNOct 15, 2009US$ 56.99
NHL 2K10JPNOct 15, 2009US$ 64.90
Forza Motorsport 3JPNOct 22, 2009N/A
Forza Motorsport 3 [First Print Limited Edition]JPNOct 22, 2009N/A
xxRelease Canceledxx DreamkillerUSMar, 2010N/A
Band Hero (Bundle)USNov 03, 2009N/A
NierUSApr 30, 2010N/A
BrinkUSMay 13, 2011US$ 10.99
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [Prestige Edition]USNov 10, 2009N/A

    

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PlayStation3™ Pre-Orders (14)

Disney Sing It: Pop HitsUSOct 16, 2009US$ 32.99
Disney Sing It: Pop Hits (Bundle)USOct 30, 2009US$ 53.99
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 13.99
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid SpecialASIAOct 01, 2009N/A
NBA 2K10JPNOct 15, 2009US$ 64.90
NHL 2K10JPNOct 15, 2009US$ 79.90
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves / Uncharted: Do ougon Katana to Kie ta SendanJPNOct 15, 2009N/A
FIFA Soccer 10 World Class SoccerJPNOct 22, 2009US$ 11.99
Samurai Dou 3 Plus (PlayStation3 the Best)JPNOct 29, 2009US$ 52.99
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [Prestige Edition]USNov 10, 2009N/A
Last RebellionUSFeb 26, 2010N/A
NierUSApr 30, 2010US$ 34.99
ModNation RacersUSMay 28, 2010N/A
BrinkUSMay 11, 2011US$ 23.99

    

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Nintendo Wii™ Pre-Orders (29)

Army RescueUSOct 20, 2009US$ 35.99
Domino RallyUSAug 18, 2009N/A
Groovin BlocksUSAug 17, 2009US$ 22.99
Animal Planet: Vet LifeUSSep 22, 2009US$ 44.99
The Bureau: XCOM DeclassifiedUSAug 23, 2013US$ 21.99
Disney Sing It: Pop HitsUSOct 06, 2009US$ 45.99
Disney Sing It: Pop Hits (Bundle)USOct 30, 2009US$ 90.99
Go Play City SportsUSSep 08, 2009US$ 20.90
Horse Life AdventuresUSOct 27, 2009US$ 44.99
Rapala: We Fish (w/ Rod Bundle)USSep 29, 2009N/A
Rock BlastUSOct 20, 2009US$ 24.90
Safari Adventures: AfricaUSOct 27, 2009US$ 18.90
Walk It OutUSFeb 08, 2010US$ 34.90
Boku to Sim no Machi: Gokuaku Shachou Kara Sekai Wosukue Daisakusen!JPNOct 01, 2009US$ 31.99
Dead Space ExtractionJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 24.99
OkamiJPNOct 15, 2009N/A
FIFA 10 World Class SoccerJPNOct 22, 2009US$ 64.90
Super Robot Taisen NEOJPNOct 29, 2009US$ 21.79
Geon CubeUSOct 20, 2009US$ 34.90
Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010USOct 06, 2009US$ 22.99
JU-ON: The GrudgeUSOct 16, 2009US$ 119.99
Remington North American Bird HuntUSOct 27, 2009N/A
The Daring Game for GirlsUSMar 09, 2010N/A
Hidden Mysteries TitanicUSNov 03, 2009US$ 36.99
Band Hero (Bundle)USNov 09, 2009N/A
Sky Crawlers: Innocent AcesUSFeb 01, 2010US$ 31.99
The Princess and the FrogUSNov 17, 2009N/A
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal BearersUSDec 28, 2009N/A
Pop'n MusicUSNov 16, 2009US$ 34.99

    

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PlayStation2™ Pre-Orders (3)

Guitar Hero 5 (Guitar Bundle)USSep 02, 2009N/A
FIFA Soccer 10 World Class SoccerJPNOct 22, 2009N/A
Band Hero (Bundle)USNov 03, 2009N/A

  

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Nintendo DS™ Pre-Orders (36)

xxRelease Canceledxx Princess Lillifee's Magic FairyUSN/A
Reversal ChallengeUSNov 03, 2009US$ 21.99
ShortsUSAug 18, 2009US$ 24.90
Sky Pirates of Neo TerraUStba.N/A
8 Ball AllstarsUSN/A
Animal Planet: Vet LifeUSSep 22, 2009US$ 21.99
Cake Mania 3USOct 19, 2009US$ 17.99
Club Penguin: Collector's Edition (Bundle)USSep 25, 2009N/A
Horse Life AdventuresUSNov 03, 2009US$ 24.99
My Hero: AstronautUSN/A
My Hero: DoctorUSNov 17, 2009US$ 24.90
My Hero: FirefighterUSNov 17, 2009US$ 24.90
Safari Adventures: AfricaUSNov 03, 2009US$ 18.90
SideswipedUSOct 20, 2009N/A
Smart Boy's GameRoom 2USSep 29, 2009US$ 123.90
Smart Girl's Playhouse 2USSep 29, 2009US$ 20.99
Smart Kid's Mega Game MixUSSep 29, 2009N/A
The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick RoadUSOct 02, 2009US$ 45.99
Boku to Sim no Machi Agent Nazo no Kaito Kara Hihou wo Mamore DaisakusenJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 19.99
Shounen Sunday & Shounen Magazine White ComicJPNOct 15, 2009US$ 12.99
Snoopy no Aiken DS Shitte Okitai inu no koto inu no nouryoku anata no shitsukeJPNOct 15, 2009N/A
Element HuntersJPNOct 22, 2009N/A
Flash Precure! Asobi CollectionJPNOct 29, 2009US$ 59.90
Hikari no 4 Senshi: Final Fantasy GaidenJPNOct 29, 2009US$ 24.99
Fighting FantasyUSMay 10, 2010N/A
Legend of KayUSSep 13, 2010US$ 20.99
The Daring Game for GirlsUSMar 09, 2010US$ 21.99
Tinker Bell and the Lost TreasureUSOct 27, 2009US$ 18.99
Hidden Mysteries: TitanicUSNov 13, 2009US$ 21.99
Eiken Kansei HanJPNNov 26, 2009US$ 36.90
Band Hero (Bundle)USNov 06, 2009US$ 22.99
Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010USOct 20, 2009US$ 19.99
Star Wars Battlefront: Elite SquadronUSNov 06, 2009N/A
The Princess and the FrogUSNov 17, 2009US$ 23.90
Dawn of HeroesUSSep 17, 2010US$ 21.99
Jam Sessions 2 <div class="ext ext_"></div>USOct 20, 2009US$ 22.99

    

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Sony PSP™ Pre-Orders (26)

Macross Ultimate FrontierJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 35.99
Macross Ultimate Frontier [Limited Edition]JPNOct 01, 2009N/A
Minna no SukkiriJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 34.90
Winning Post 7 2009JPNOct 01, 2009US$ 54.90
ATOMJPNOct 08, 2009US$ 23.99
Gran TurismoJPNOct 01, 2009US$ 53.99
Undead KnightsJPNOct 15, 2009N/A
FIFA Soccer 10 World Class SoccerJPNOct 22, 2009US$ 34.99
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu AizoubanJPNOct 22, 2009US$ 59.90
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu Aizouban [Premium Box]JPNOct 22, 2009N/A
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu Aizouban [Treasure Box]JPNOct 22, 2009N/A
Kenka Banchou PortableJPNOct 29, 2009US$ 49.90
Kentoushi: Gladiator BeginsJPNJan 14, 2010US$ 52.99
R-Type Tactics II: Operation Bitter ChocolateJPNDec 10, 2009N/A
Gran TurismoASIAOct 01, 2009N/A
Half-Minute HeroUSOct 16, 2009US$ 22.99
NBA 2K10USOct 06, 2009US$ 15.99
Hexyz ForceJPNNov 12, 2009N/A
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni: JanJPNNov 12, 2009US$ 67.90
Higarushi no Naku Koro ni: Jan [Limited Edition]JPNNov 12, 2009N/A
Higurashi Daybreak Portable Mega Edition [Limited Edition]JPNNov 26, 2009US$ 139.99
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 4USNov 23, 2009N/A
Lunar: Silver Star HarmonyUSMar 03, 2010N/A
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of AcesJPNJan 21, 2010US$ 46.90
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces [Limited Edition]JPNJan 21, 2010N/A
Ghostbusters: The Video GameUSNov 06, 2009US$ 15.99

    

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PC Games Pre-Orders (26)

The Sims 2 University Life CollectionUSAug 24, 2009N/A
XIII Century Gold [DVD-ROM]USAug 31, 2009US$ 34.90
Fallen Earth - Welcome to the Apocalypse (DVD-ROM)USSep 29, 2009N/A
Family Feud 2010 Edition (DVD-ROM)USSep 29, 2009N/A
Heroes Over Europe (DVD-ROM)USSep 21, 2009US$ 19.90
xxx REPLACED BY 321989 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (Code Only) REPLACED BY 321989 xxxUSAug 23, 2013N/A
Resident Evil 5 (DVD-ROM)USSep 25, 2009N/A
Trine (DVD-ROM)USOct 05, 2009US$ 24.90
Cabela's Outdoor Adventure 2010 (DVD-ROM)USOct 27, 2009N/A
Dragon Age: Origins [Collector's Edition] (DVD-ROM)USNov 06, 2009N/A
Fallout 3 (Game of the Year Edition) (DVD-ROM)USOct 16, 2009N/A
Press Your Luck (DVD-ROM)USOct 27, 2009US$ 24.90
Star Wars the Clone Wars: Republic Heroes (DVD-ROM)USNov 06, 2009US$ 34.90
Assassin's Creed II (DVD-ROM)USMar 12, 2010N/A
Blur (DVD-ROM)USMay 25, 2010US$ 44.90
xxx RELEASE CANCELLED Fairytale Fights (DVD-ROM) RELEASE CANCELLED xxxUStba.N/A
LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues (DVD-ROM)USNov 27, 2009US$ 34.90
The Princess and the Frog (DVD-ROM)USNov 17, 2009N/A
Star Trek Online (DVD-ROM)USFeb 05, 2010N/A
Dead Rising 2 (DVD-ROM)USSep 30, 2010N/A
Front Mission Evolved (DVD-ROM)USSep 30, 2010N/A
Split/Second (DVD-ROM)USMay 24, 2010N/A
Supreme Commander 2 (DVD-ROM)USMar 08, 2010US$ 24.90
Brink (DVD-ROM)USMay 13, 2011US$ 48.00
Aliens in the Attic (DVD-ROM)USAug 04, 2009N/A
Nancy Drew Dossier: Resorting to Danger (DVD-ROM)USAug 25, 2009US$ 24.90

    

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