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04. Dec, 2009 19:37 (HKT)

New games up for preorder: Super Monkey Ball Athletic, BlazBlue Portable,.hack//LINK & 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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Come roll a ball with the monkeys, shift your weight on the Wii balance board to maneuver the monkey ball and race toward the goal. The player characters are easy to control, get your siblings, kids, even grand parents to join in the family fun.

There are 21 games in total, 10 of them are from the older generations and 11 are brand new. Play in the cooperation mode, one of you can stand on the balance board and the other can assist by using the Wii remote and Nunchaku. Destroy the obstacles and clear all the stages in one run on the brand new marathon mode.

There are more monkeys and more comical situations. Stop munching on the bananas and come do some exercises:

Super Monkey Ball is coming in February 2010:

Super Monkey Ball AthleticJPN US$ 23.99



Blaz Blue Portable is an upgraded Sony PSP port. By using the wide and high resolution screen, no details in the graphics will be sacrificed, and with the ad hoc network facilities, you can hook up with any Blaz Blue fighter you meet on the bus or on the train.

Instead of just 4 characters in the home console versions, 12 characters will get a strengthened skill set. Each character has a shining talent, you have to choose more wisely when you battle them.

There is a new Legion mode, you take your army and conquer the bases of other characters. Each time you win a war, you can recruit an enemy character to join your army. Fight on to build the strongest army and take over the Blaz Blue world.

The upgraded port will arrive to the Sony PSP in February 2010:

BlazBlue PortableJPN US$ 48.90



.Hack ends here. This is the closure, the grand finale all you gamers have been hoping for. Game characters such as Kite and Haseo are making their appearance and so are the generations of heroes and heroines in the anime, novels and manga.

Under the new handle name Akio, you will travel this MMORPG world once again and unearth all the secrets and dangers.

Do combos with your teammates and find out your enemies different weaknesses. You can connect up to three players in the Link Play mode and take them to the dangerous dungeons for challenging fights as well as rare items.

The ending to the epic game is expected in March 2010. The Zettai Houi Pack comes with a DVD, Blu-Ray disc and two books on game settings.

.hack//LINKJPN US$ 29.99
.hack//LINK (Zettai Houi Pack)JPN N/A



Xbox360™ Pre-Orders (3)

Dynasty Warriors: StrikeforceUSFeb 22, 2010US$ 34.99
MotoGP 09/10USMar 23, 2010N/A
BackbreakerUSJun 04, 2010N/A

   

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PlayStation3™ Pre-Orders (4)

Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga HajikuASIAJan 28, 2010N/A
Dynasty Warriors: StrikeforceUSFeb 22, 2010US$ 26.99
MotoGP 09/10USMar 26, 2010US$ 22.79
BackbreakerUSJun 04, 2010US$ 21.90

    

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Nintendo Wii™ Pre-Orders (6)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The SqueakquelUSJan 25, 2010US$ 44.90
CallingUSMar 15, 2010US$ 19.99
MadWorldJPNFeb 10, 2010US$ 34.99
Super Monkey Ball AthleticJPNFeb 25, 2010US$ 23.99
City BuilderUSApr 28, 2010US$ 34.90
Alice in WonderlandUSMar 09, 2010US$ 17.99

    

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Nintendo DS™ Pre-Orders (6)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The SqueakquelUSDec 01, 2009US$ 22.90
BookwormUSFeb 08, 2010N/A
Dragon Ball DS (Welcome Price 2800)JPNJan 28, 2010N/A
Daniel X: The Ultimate Power <div class="ext ext_"></div>USJan 25, 2010US$ 24.90
Alice in Wonderland <div class="ext ext_"></div>USMar 02, 2010US$ 22.99
Deca Sports DSUSMar 02, 2010US$ 20.99

    

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Sony PSP™ Pre-Orders (4)

Shadow of DestinyUSFeb 01, 2010N/A
BlazBlue PortableJPNFeb 25, 2010US$ 48.90
.hack//LINKJPNMar 04, 2010US$ 29.99
.hack//LINK (Zettai Houi Pack)JPNMar 04, 2010N/A

   

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PC Pre-Orders (6)

Stronghold CollectionASIADec 24, 2009N/A
Everquest II: Sentinel's Fate (DVD-ROM)USFeb 22, 2010US$ 33.90
Everquest II: Sentinel's Fate [Collector's Edition] (DVD-ROM)USFeb 22, 2010N/A
Napoleon: Total War [Limited Edition] (DVD-ROM)USFeb 26, 2010N/A
Star Trek Online [Collector's Edition] (DVD-ROM)USFeb 05, 2010N/A
Command & Conquer 4 (DVD-ROM)USMar 19, 2010N/A

    

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