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23. Apr, 2010 18:42 (HKT)

New games up for preorder: Gears of War 3, Xenoblade, Taiko no Tatsujin Dororon Yokai, Keshi kasu-kun DS, Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga, Busou Shinki: Battle Masters & 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.

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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.



The Gears of War Trilogy will come to an end in 2011. All seems lost when the last human city fell. Can Marcus Fenix turn the tables around when Locusts hordes and a new, unimaginable threat began to infest from within?

Survival, violence and brotherhood come hand in hand, threats are fiercer, but so are the COG teams, pick up your lancer rifle and saw down all those that oppose you.

The Unreal Engine 3 brings the rugged, damaged environment to an even more realistic degree. Once the game starts, you'd be surprised that you're actually in your living room, not somwhere fighting for the human race.

Gears of War 3 will come April next year, it's still a long ways away, but it's good to plan ahead. We're accepting preorders now:

Xbox360™
Gears of War 3ASIA N/A
Gears of War 3US N/A




More songs, more adventures and more fun. After defeating opponents from other dojos, the Taikos have embarked on a new journey to defeat the yokai (or devils). Win outfits and level up when you beat them.

This version will feature anime theme songs such as Totoro and Ponyo, Jpop songs such as Choo Choo train and rearranged classics such as Beethoven's symphonies. Taikos could play everything, and so do you.

With just one game software, a maximum of four people could join the party, you just need to turn on the Wi Fi control. Take part in the "Every Day Challenge" daily to see how much your taiko skills improved, win points and unlock new songs.

The new Taiko no Tatsujin is coming in July, right in time for the summer festivals:

Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Dororon! Youkai Daikessen!!JPN US$ 143.99



Take part in some eraser action, Keshikasu-kun is here to battle all the graffity that stains the desk in the classroom.

Blow into the microphone to charge him up and drag him along the surface. Other stationery characters will join the battlefield, show them that Keshikasu-kun in the best.

There are more than 100 costumes you can make Keshikasu change into. Each of them have different functions, find out what opponent you'd be pitting against and transform! Fun and interactive, this is a perfect game for the family. The eraser action is coming in July.

Keshi KasukunJPN US$ 24.99



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"> Featuring Falcom's two stellar RPGs Sora no Kiseki and Ys, Alternative Saga is a fighter that lets you find out who's more powerful than whom and what would happen when Adol and Estelle meet. Taking place in the beautiful and enchanting world of Zanado, the two casts will fight for the position of the Sword of Saints- DragonSlayer.

Both battles and scenarios are fully voiced, listen to Estelle, Joshua and Adol interact between battles. This game connects Sora no Kiseki with the seventh Legend of Heroes RPG series, come crop a view of the new characters that'll show up.

One vs one, one vs two or one vs three? Choose your opponent and choose your fighting style in the multiplayer mode, see who's the best fighter in Falcom.

Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga is coming in July and is available for preorder:

Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga <div class="ext ext_dts-es">dts-es</div>JPN US$ 29.99
Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga [Limited Edition w/Drama CD]JPN US$ 54.90



Customize their armors and weapons and send the shinki, to battle, rendered in full 3D, the battles in Busou Shinki: Battle Masters will be more exciting than ever. Pit them against each other and activate their sure kill attacks. Both lethal and elegant, the shinki ladies stay true to their name - they are godly warriors.

When you meet with other shinki fighters, don't hesitate to turn on your adhoc function and join the game, a total of 4 players can participate simultaneously.

While battles make your heart pound, the adventure mode makes your heart flutter. All of the shinki are voiced by famous seiyuu, hear them speak, communicate with them and get closer to them.

Debutting on the PSP in July, the shinki ladies are asking you to take them with you where ever you go:

Busou Shinki: Battle MastersJPN N/A



Xbox360™ Pre-Orders (8)

Gears of War 2 (Platinum Collection)JPNJun 03, 2010US$ 34.99
Tales of Vesperia (Platinum Collection)JPNJun 03, 2010US$ 56.90
Saints Row 2 (Platinum Collection)JPNJun 10, 2010US$ 29.90
Majin and the Forsaken KingdomUSNov 23, 2010US$ 19.99
Def Jam RapstarUSOct 18, 2010US$ 31.99
Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del RingUSOct 12, 2010US$ 17.99
Saw II: Flesh & BloodUSOct 25, 2010N/A
Gears of War 3ASIASep 20, 2011N/A

    

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PlayStation3™ Pre-Orders (4)

Majin and the Forsaken KingdomUSNov 23, 2010N/A
Def Jam RapstarUSOct 25, 2010US$ 9.99
Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del RingUSOct 12, 2010US$ 19.99
Saw II: Flesh & BloodUSOct 25, 2010N/A

    

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Nintendo Wii™ Pre-Orders (4)

Kid Adventures: Sky CaptainUSJun 17, 2010US$ 19.99
Def Jam RapstarUSOct 05, 2010US$ 17.99
Gormiti: The Lords of Nature!USSep 14, 2010US$ 17.99
Hitman: Ultimate Contract (DVD-ROM)USJul 17, 2009US$ 16.99

    

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Nintendo DS™ Pre-Orders (3)

Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Dororon! Youkai Daikessen!!JPNJul 01, 2010US$ 143.99
Keshi KasukunJPNJul 15, 2010US$ 24.99
Gormiti: The Lords of Nature!USSep 14, 2010N/A

 

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Sony PSP™ Pre-Orders (4)

Busou Shinki: Battle MastersJPNJul 15, 2010N/A
Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga <div class="ext ext_dts-es">dts-es</div>JPNJul 29, 2010US$ 29.99
Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga [Limited Edition w/Drama CD]JPNJul 29, 2010US$ 54.90
Plants vs. Zombies (Game of the Year Edition)USFeb 18, 2011US$ 12.99

 

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PC Game Pre-Orders (1)

The Whispered World (DVD-ROM)USApr 26, 2010US$ 34.90

 

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