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14. Sep, 2012 14:26 (HKT)

New ways to interact with monsters: Nintendo Wii U, Monster Hunter 3G HD ver., New Super Mario U, Professor Layton vs Gyakuten Saiban, Dream Club Complete Edipyon! & more! - in New Games Available for Pre-Order!



Welcome to our Weekly Pre-order Games news. Keep yourself abreast, read up on games that are just announced for release. The big news this week is the release schedule for the Nintendo Wii U, Monster Hunter 3G HD version and New Super Mario U. All of these are coming on 8th December!

Play as big as you want, or as personal as you like. The Nintendo Wii U reinvent gaming in completely new ways. The new controller is a classic controller with a screen, gamers can turn the TV off while they play in single mode, then switch on the big screen to play party games with friends and family.

The new Nintendo Wii U displays HD graphics, so the games will pull you into their world. Two sets are announced. Both sets contains the console, the game pad, the HDMI Cable and the AC adaptors. The Basic Set comes with an 8 GB memory card while the Premium Set comes with a 32 GB one.

The Premium set also provides Nintendo Network Premium service until December 2014. With the vertical console stand and the game pad stand, gamers can prop them up to save space.

The Basic Sets are all in White while the Premium sets will be in Black. Neither versions come with the Wii Remote Controls, but the existing Wii remotes and Nunchakus are compatible with the Wii U:

Wii U Basic Set (8GB)JPN N/A
Wii U Premium Set 32GB (Black)JPN N/A

Wii Pro Controller sets will be released on the same date as the Nintendo Wii U.

Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller (Black)JPN US$ 44.99
Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller (White)JPN US$ 49.99

Nintendo Wii U GamePads are also coming in December:

Nintendo Wii U GamePad (Black)JPN N/A
Nintendo Wii U GamePad (White)JPN N/A


The stands and other accessories are coming on the same date:

Nintendo Wii U GamePad Stand Set (Black)JPN US$ 24.99
Nintendo Wii U Vertical Stand (Black)JPN N/A
Nintendo Wii U Vertical Stand (White)JPN N/A
Wii Remote Control Plus Tsuika Pack (Black)JPN US$ 44.99
Wii Remote Control Plus Tsuika Pack (White)JPN US$ 51.99
Wii Sensor Bar (w/o package)JPN US$ 16.99




The monsters are powered up, the gates to the hunting grounds is being stormed apart by even more monsters and hunters. Monster Hunter 3G is one of the first games to come to the Nintendo Wii U. Every scene is in HD, so watch for the glint from the dragons' every scale and feel the force of their snarls.

Gamers can transfer their data from their 3DS games to the Wii U to carry on their hunt at home. Turn on the network functions of the console to connect with your team of hunters.

You can also connect with people who are on the hunt on their 3DS with your Wii U. Each Wii U can connect with up to three 3DS consoles with the local communication function.

The Bundle version contains the classic controller, the Wii U Premium Set and the game software. More information on the software-only version will become available soon:

Nintendo Wii U (Monster Hunter 3G HD Ver. Premium Set)JPN US$ 509.99



Super Mario Brothers are back with the mushrooms, this time, he's going to take back Princess Peach's castle. The bouncy action is back and the colourful world becomes even more vibrant on the HD screen. To give gamers more challenges, the game has more game modes and missions.

In the mission mode, Mario has to clear the stage under different conditions. He has to rush to the goal in the Time Attack mode and bounce on as much enemies as he can in the Chain 1-Up Mode. In the Boost Mode, every time he grabs a coin, the scrolling of the screen speeds up, rush to the goal before the edge of the screen eats him up.

Yoshi is powered-up too, he can fly like a balloon and capture enemies with the bubbles he spits out.

Lots of colour, lots of fun, New Super Mario Brothers U is coming this December:

New Super Mario Bros. UJPN US$ 54.99




When a girl is being held as a witch in a trial, she needs two very sharp minds to help save her. Professor Layton and Naruhodo are going to join hands in the latest mind twister Layton vs Gyakuten Saiban. Gamers join Layton and his student Luke in the investigation phase. The two will search for evidence, clear puzzles in the Labyrinth Town and find out the truth about the trials.

The lawyer Naruhodo is going to defend the girl in court. The opposing council has prepared a long witness list, Naruhodo has to find holes in each of their statements in court, drill for details and use physical evidence to contradict their story.

New characters, a new world and new challenges come this November:

Layton Kyouju vs Gyakuten SaibanJPN US$ 24.99




Dream Club is opening its doors to pure hearted gentlemen. The game is based on the first game, but the system combines elements from Dream Club Zero. So fun mini games such as feeding the girls are playable.

The girls have more outfits in their wardrobe. Invest in a long term relationship with them to see all their styles. Engage the girls in a chat, bring some topics into the club to gauge their interest. If everything goes smoothly, you can drink with them. Use the analogue stick to drink as quickly or slowly as you like.

And when you are intimate enough with the girls, you'll be able to enjoy karaoke night with them. Each of them has their favourite song, let them perform for you.

Dream Club is welcoming the gentlemen this November:

Dream Club Complete Edipyon!JPN US$ 37.99




Jump into the world of Kojima Hideo in Zone of Enders. The HD Collection includes both games. The HD Collection supports dual shock controls and trophies. And for everyone who buys the First Print Edition, will have the Metal Gear Rising Demo version as a DLC. It's all coming in October.

As some of you might know already, the Japanese Xbox360 version of Metal Gear Solid Rising is cancelled. However, please rest assure that the PlayStation3 version will becoming in February, and the US and European Xbox360 versions are still coming on their expected release dates.

Add the power to manipulate time into the pot of magic and romance, and you have Wand of Fortune 2 Fandisk. Lulu can to go back to the past in this instalment, where challenges have overcome her. With her new insight, she might be able to conquer her old troubles. The game is coming this November.



Xbox360 (10)

NBA 2K13JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 57.90
Tropico 4 (Gold Edition)JPNNov 08, 2012US$ 37.90
Dance Central (Platinum Collection)JPNNov 15, 2012US$ 29.99
Kinect Sports (Platinum Collection)JPNNov 15, 2012US$ 27.90
Kinect Sports Season Two (Platinum Collection)JPNNov 15, 2012US$ 29.99
Kinect Sports: Ultimate CollectionJPNNov 15, 2012US$ 48.99
Nike+ Kinect TrainingJPNNov 15, 2012US$ 66.99
Steins;Gate: Hiyoku Renri no Darling (Platinum Collection)JPNNov 15, 2012US$ 29.99
Doom 3: BFG EditionJPNNov 22, 2012N/A
Power Rangers Super SamuraiUSDec 04, 2012US$ 25.99

    

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PlayStation3 (19)

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Game of the Year)ASIAAug 28, 2012N/A
Killzone TrilogyUSOct 23, 2012US$ 24.99
Killzone TrilogyASIAOct 23, 2012US$ 34.99
Dead Island: Zombie of the Year EditionJPNNov 01, 2012US$ 44.90
NBA 2K13JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 59.99
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer (Playstation3 the Best)JPNNov 08, 2012N/A
Hokuto Musou International (Playstation3 the Best)JPNNov 08, 2012US$ 24.99
Dream Club Complete Edipyon!JPNNov 15, 2012US$ 37.99
Doom 3: BFG EditionJPNNov 22, 2012US$ 37.99
inFAMOUS 2 (PlayStation3 the Best)JPNNov 22, 2012US$ 26.70
Killzone 3 (PlayStation3 the Best)JPNNov 22, 2012US$ 27.90
LittleBigPlanet 2 (PlayStation3 the Best)JPNNov 22, 2012US$ 27.99
Minna no Golf 6JPNNov 22, 2012US$ 42.99
Taiheiyou no Arashi: Senkan Yamato, Akatsuki ni Shutsugekisu [Luxury Limited Edition]JPNNov 22, 2012N/A
Taiheiyou no Arashi: Senkan Yamato, Akatsuki ni Shutsugekisu [Regular Edition]JPNNov 22, 2012N/A
Sports Champions 2JPNNov 29, 2012US$ 42.99
E.X. TroopersASIANov 21, 2012N/A
Sangokushi 12 [Premium Box]JPNDec 13, 2012US$ 149.90
Sangokushi 12 [Regular Edition]JPNDec 13, 2012US$ 48.99

    

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PS Vita (4)

Street Fighter x Tekken Character Case Heihachi Version (Black)JPNOct 25, 2012US$ 18.99
Street Fighter x Tekken Character Case Ryu Version (White)JPNOct 25, 2012N/A
Assassin's Creed III: Lady LibertyJPNNov 15, 2012US$ 57.90
PS Vita PlayStation Vita - Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Wi-Fi Model (Black)USNov 19, 2012N/A

    

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Sony PSP (17)

Byte Hell 2000 (PSP the Best)JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 16.90
Koi wa Kousoku ni Shibararenai! [Limited Edition]JPNNov 29, 2012US$ 55.99
NBA 2K13JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 47.90
Ore no Shikabane o Koete Yuke (PSP the Best)JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 27.99
Patapon 2: Don-Chaka (PSP the Best)JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 19.99
White Knight Chronicles: Episode Portable - Dogma Wars (PSP the Best)JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 11.99
Musou Orochi: Maou Sairin (PSP the Best) [New Price Version]JPNNov 08, 2012US$ 24.90
Wand of Fortune 2 FD: Kimi ni Sasageru Epilogue [Limited Edition]JPNNov 22, 2012N/A
Wand of Fortune 2 FD: Kimi ni Sasageru Epilogue [Regular Edition]JPNNov 22, 2012US$ 73.90
Wand of Fortune 2 Twin PackJPNNov 22, 2012US$ 179.90
Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Oro de: Oshie Nikki Portable [Limited Edition]JPNNov 29, 2012US$ 61.99
Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Oro de: Oshie Nikki Portable [Regular Edition]JPNNov 29, 2012US$ 40.90
MISSING PARTS the TANTEI stories CompleteJPNNov 29, 2012US$ 52.99
School Wars [Luxury Edition]JPNNov 29, 2012N/A
School Wars [Regular Edition]JPNNov 29, 2012N/A
Kamen Rider: Chou Climax HeroesASIANov 29, 2012US$ 59.99
Saint Seiya Omega: Ultimate CosmosASIANov 29, 2012N/A

    

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Nintendo Wii U (2)

New Super Mario Bros. UJPNDec 07, 2012US$ 54.99
Nintendo LandJPNDec 07, 2012US$ 48.99

  

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Nintendo DS (2)

Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! (Collector's Edition)USNov 20, 2012N/A
Bubble GuppiesUSNov 06, 2012N/A

  

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PC Games (3)

Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece (DVD-ROM)ASIASep 14, 2012US$ 6.99
Jagged Alliance: Crossfire (DVD-ROM)ASIASep 14, 2012US$ 16.99
Legends of Pegasus (Special Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIASep 14, 2012US$ 16.99

   

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