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23. Oct, 2009 13:00 (HKT)

New games up for preorder: Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, Ar Tonelico 3, Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection, Fate/Extra, RPG Tsukuru DS & 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.



Successful movies and game franchises get sequels and prequels. Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep is the franchise's PSP debut and the prequel. There are Keyblade masters before Sora, the heroes who has took up the challenges to seal the darkness and this is their adventure.

When one of the most prominent Keyblade Masters, Zeanort disappeared with his only disciple, the world knew that a big disaster is coming. To prevent darkness from taking over their world and to find the secret behind the master's disappearance, three novices set off on a journey across the Disney Worlds.

Swords and magic, loveable and cool characters, Birth By Sleep is scheduled to be released in January 2010:

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by SleepJPN US$ 93.99




Ar Tonelico the orthodox fantasy RPG that takes place in a ruined world. Like its predecessors, you are to explore this fallen eden with the help of beautiful songstresses, battle monsters and fight to rescue human kind from cruel and ambitious leaders.

Although all remained in this world are three towers, with the beautiful graphics and music, this world is much larger than worlds in the earlier installments.

Both the fields and the characters are constructed in 3D models and the music is seamlessly combined with battle. The background music changes depending on the combined skills you execute with your songstress.

The girls, of course are a vital part of the game, delve into their hearts to really get to know them. You have to form deep bonds with them to birth the most powerful skills.

This is one of the newer classics that fantasy gamers absolutely could not miss. The game is a PlayStation3™ exclusive and is coming in January 2010:

Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga HajikuJPN US$ 48.99




If you still have not joined the Final Fantasy XI crowd, it's high time to join now. Make use of the network capabilities of your PC and Xbox360 to link up with your friends and venture into this beautiful world. This is the place where you can be anything, from a fierce magic swordsman to a high mage.

This land cries out for fearless warriors like you to restore the peace that the citizens dream of.

Expansion packs are added into this Ultmiate Edition, so you can save some downloading time and installation hassle. Try out the missions in Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urghan, Wings of the Goddess and watch all the newest story scenarios.

The online game is available on Xbox360™ and PC and is coming in November:

Xbox360™
Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate CollectionUS N/A

PC Game
Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection (DVD-ROM)US N/A




See more of your favourite characters such as Saber and Tohsaka Rin in Fate Extra, an RPG which allows you to fight the magical battles your way.

You are one of the seven chosen masters. Wake your servant and battle the other six for the holy grail. Although this installment follows the storyline of the original PC game, with all the brand new gaming elements, this PSP game is not a mere port.

You can choose the gender of your player character, Saber gets a new filmy red dress. All characters are re-designed with prettier hair and eyes.

The Limited Edition comes in a special illustrated box, a figma figure of Saber, a soundtrack and a visual book.

The game is coming in March 2010, it's high time to practice your magic in these few months. Don't forget to preorder your game!

Fate/ExtraJPN US$ 155.99
Fate/Extra [Type Moon Box Edition]JPN N/A



After playing all these RPGs, aren't you itching to create one yourself? It doesn't matter even if you know nothing about the flow of the game, as long as you have some idea of a story, a character and what the dungeons look like, you can start game making with the help of RPG Tsukuru DS.

Decide on the heroes of your game then draw a map to define the characteristics of your world. Put in the story events into the game and there you go! Don't forget to sprinke in some challenging monsters to fight and some cool items to win.

With stylus in hand and the game catridge in your DS, you are not a mere gamer, but a creator.

This RPG making tutorial is coming in January 2010, be sure to preorder it:

RPG Tsukuru DS <div class="ext ext_"></div>JPN N/A



Xbox360™ Pre-Orders (3)

Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate CollectionUSNov 16, 2009N/A
Gundam Musou 2 (Gundam 30th Anniversary Collection) (Platinum Hits)ASIADec 17, 2009N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid Special (Chinese Version)ASIADec 16, 2009N/A

   

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PlayStation3™ Pre-Orders (3)

Final Fantasy XIII (Japanese language Version)ASIADec 17, 2009US$ 25.99
EyePet (Chinese Version) [Bundle w/PlayStation3 Eye]ASIADec 16, 2009N/A
Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga HajikuJPNJan 28, 2010US$ 48.99

   

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Nintendo Wii™ Pre-Orders (2)

Water SportsUSOct 30, 2009US$ 18.90
Disney Epic MickeyUSNov 30, 2010N/A

 

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Nintendo DS™ Pre-Orders (4)

Uchi no 3 Shimai DS 2: 3 Shimai no Dekake DaisakusenJPNNov 12, 2009US$ 48.90
Gokujou!! Mecha Mote Iinchou: MM Town de Miracle ChangeJPNDec 10, 2009N/A
Kageyama Method: Dennou Hanpuku - Chiri - Rekishi - Koumin - Maru x Maru ShakaikaJPNJan 28, 2010US$ 44.90
RPG Tsukuru DS <div class="ext ext_"></div>JPNMar 11, 2010N/A

   

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Sony PSP™ Pre-Orders (16)

Star Ocean: The First Departure (Ultimate Hits)ASIADec 03, 2009N/A
Bleach: Soul Carnival 2ASIADec 10, 2009N/A
My Virtual Tutor: Reading Kindergarten to FirstASIASep 15, 2009US$ 66.99
RealAir Legacy for FSX (DVD-ROM)ASIAJul 19, 2013US$ 29.99
Europa Universalis IV (DVD-ROM)ASIAAug 16, 2013US$ 25.99
Memories Off #5: Togireta Film (2800 Selection)JPNDec 17, 2009US$ 32.99
Memories Off (2800 Selection)JPNDec 17, 2009US$ 32.99
Memories Off 2nd (2800 Selection)JPNDec 17, 2009US$ 31.99
Memories Off Sorekara (2800 Selection)JPNDec 17, 2009N/A
Omoide ni Kawaru-Kun: Memories Off (2800 Selection)JPNDec 17, 2009US$ 32.99
Simple 2500 Series Portable!! Vol. 13: The Akuma Hunters - ExorsisterJPNDec 23, 2009US$ 25.99
Everybody's Stress BusterASIADec 15, 2010N/A
Tekken 6ASIANov 25, 2009N/A
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by SleepJPNJan 09, 2010US$ 93.99
Fate/ExtraJPNJul 22, 2010US$ 155.99
Fate/Extra [Type Moon Box Edition]JPNJul 22, 2010N/A

    

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PC Game Pre-Orders (2)

Football Manager 2010ASIAOct 30, 2009N/A
Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection (DVD-ROM)USNov 16, 2009N/A

  

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