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05. Jul, 2012 15:03 (HKT)

One big brawl: Max Anarchy, Sekaiju no Meikyuu IV, Dokuro, Agarest Senki 2, Project Zero 2: Wii, Spec Ops: The Line, Amazing Spiderman & more! - in Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. All bets are off, the gates to Max Anarchy is open, this is a fight where the winner takes all. Gamers who long for an epic adventure can come on board the Etrian Odyssey 4, or head to the demon lord's castle in Dokuro.

From the publisher: ANARCHY REIGNS™ is an online multiplayer brawler, from the makers of BAYONETTA™ and VANQUISH™, PlatinumGames.

Set in the post-apocalyptic future, this is an over-the-top close combat fighting game, set in a massively open and fantastical world. Pick from an imaginative mix of human and cyborg characters and set out on a multiplayer challenge where anarchy reigns.

With a diverse range of multiplayer modes on offer, ANARCHY REIGNS pits players against each other in team co-op or last man standing battles.

Creativity and violence are rewarded in this online brawler, as you battle to become the ultimate survivor. With over 8 different characters to choose from, each with their own unique style, weapon, and signature kill move, this is the ultimate survival of the fittest.

Chaos reigns today. The European version is coming soon while the US version has yet schedule a concrete release date:

Xbox360™

Anarchy ReignsEUR US$ 15.992-4w
Anarchy ReignsUS US$ 19.991-2w
Max AnarchyJPN US$ 75.901w

PlayStation3™

Anarchy ReignsUS US$ 24.991-5d
Anarchy ReignsEUR N/Asold
Max AnarchyJPN US$ 17.991w


Game OST

Max Anarchy Original Soundtrack (~Max Anarchy)JPN N/Asold



Explore the world in a balloon. Chart your course on the map as you proceed through the jungles and cross the vast seas. Sekaijuu to Meikyuu becomes even bigger and grander.

Monster that had been drawn in dot art in the previous instalments are now in 3D, their every snarl and every attack become more threatening.

The player immerses fully into the game by creating his or her own character and setting up his or her own team of explorers. Every labyrinth requires a different skill set, recruit a large range of characters into your camp so you can utilize their strengths.

Find new adventures on your Nintendo 3DS:

Sekaiju no Meikyuu IV: Denshou no KyojinJPN US$ 119.991w


Protect your console with the items in the accessory pack. Put on the protector case and slip it into the pouch. The set also comes with a longer touch pen so gamers can control their characters with ease:

Sekaiju no Meikyuu IV: Denshou no Kyojin (Accessory Set for Nintendo 3DS)JPN N/Asold



The demon lord has captured the princess. Tragically, you are a Dokuro skeleton under him. But Love Conquers All, you've decided to become a prince to rescue her from her cell. With the princess in tow and the Sony PS Vita in your grasp, you go off on a journey. Set off traps in the demon lord's castle and fight against the ghouls.

The love struck Dokuro has two forms, the Skeleton and the Prince Charming. Switch between the two appearances when you fight. You'll win different coloured chalks on your way. Draw lines on the screen to lengthen ropes, light up the fire, and melt the ice. Use everything in your environment to defeat enemies.

Wacky, but at times melancholy, Dokuro is an adventure with completely fresh action:

Dokuro [Multi-language Edition]ASIA N/Asold
DokuroJPN US$ 31.991-2w




The only way to redemption for a godslayer is to become the vessel of the god he killed. But that isn't all of it, his descendents are cursed to share his fate. Everyone with his blood in their veins are doomed to live a life of strife and violence in Agarest Senki 2. Woo a heroine and make her the mother of your son.

When the sky turns dark, the butterflies flutter. They lead a pair of twins into an abandoned village with a tragic past. To appease a god, twins have been sacrificed. Although everyone in the village are dead, their tormented ghosts are determined to keep the rites alive. Catch the crimson butterfly in Project Zero 2: Wii.

Leave the village and head into the battlefield. Spec Ops: The Line put you at the front lines of the war. As a military man, your job is to rack up the body count. However, the game puts you in impossible situations where you have to decide on where your loyalty lies: with your conscience or with the army.

Your every decision sways the fate of New York City. Spider Man is back, and he does not only make his return in the cinemas, he brings his new adventures to the game consoles. Amazing Spiderman takes place after the film. Shoot a web at the walls and swing yourself to the air to meet with the new thugs and villains.

Here's the summary of this week's releases:

Xbox360™

Amazing SpidermanUS US$ 29.9924h
Dead Island: Game of the Year EditionASIA N/Asold
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon (Platinum Collection)JPN N/Asold
Gundam Musou 3 (The Best)ASIA N/Asold
Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic GamesEUR US$ 34.901-2w
Le Tour de France 2012EUR US$ 25.901-2w
London 2012 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic GamesEUR N/Asold
Max AnarchyJPN US$ 75.901w
Spec Ops: The LineEUR US$ 69.905-15d
Spec Ops: The Line (Including Fubar Pack)EUR US$ 20.901-2w
Spec Ops: The Line (Premium Edition)US N/Asold
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing LegendsUS US$ 24.991-5d
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future SoldierJPN US$ 79.901w


PlayStation3™

Batman: Arkham Asylum [PlayStation3 the Best Version]JPN US$ 39.991w
Batman: Arkham City [PlayStation3 the Best Version]JPN US$ 28.901w
Dead Island (Game of the Year)US N/Asold
Dead Island: Game of the Year EditionASIA N/Asold
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon [PlayStation3 the Best Version]JPN US$ 27.901w
Homefront [Spike Chunsoft The Best Version]JPN US$ 29.801w
Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic GamesEUR N/Asold
London 2012 (Golden Steelbook Edition)EUR N/Asold
Max AnarchyJPN US$ 17.991w
Record of Agarest War 2US US$ 16.9824h
Record of Agarest War 2 (Limited Edition)US N/Asold
Spec Ops: The LineEUR N/Asold
Spec Ops: The Line (Including Fubar Pack)EUR N/Asold
Spec Ops: The Line (Premium Edition)US N/Asold
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing LegendsUS US$ 24.991-2w
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future SoldierJPN US$ 73.901-2w


Sony PS Vita™

DokuroJPN US$ 31.991-2w
Metal Gear Solid HD CollectionEUR US$ 19.9924h


Sony PSP™

Daisenryaku Perfect: Senjou no Hasha [System Soft Selection]JPN US$ 29.801w
Daisenryaku Portable 2 [Genki the Best Version]JPN US$ 18.991w
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy [Ultimate Hits]JPN US$ 31.991w
Earth Defense Force 2 Portable [PSP the Best Version]JPN US$ 21.901w
Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection [Ultimate Hits]JPN US$ 27.991w
Minna no Tennis Portable [PSP the Best Version]JPN US$ 26.701w
Ouka Sengoku Portable [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 123.991w
Ouka Sengoku Portable [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 100.901-5d
Patapon 3 [PSP the Best Version]JPN US$ 26.701w
Ratchet & Clank 5 Gekitotsu! Dodeka Ginga no MiriMiri Gundan [PSP the Best New Price Version]JPN US$ 16.901w
Shutokou Battle [PSP the Best Version]JPN US$ 18.901w
Toriko: Gourmet Survival 2JPN US$ 16.991-5d


Nintendo™ Wii

Amazing SpidermanEUR N/Asold
Ice Age 4: Continental Drift - Arctic GamesEUR US$ 27.901-2w
Project Zero 2: Wii EditionEUR N/Asold


Nintendo™ 3DS

Danball Senki Baku BoostJPN US$ 39.991w
Run for Money TousouchuuJPN US$ 47.991w
Sekaiju no Meikyuu IV: Denshou no KyojinJPN US$ 119.991w


Nintendo DS™

Amazing SpidermanEUR US$ 28.901-2w
Ice Age 4: Continental Drift - Arctic GamesEUR US$ 30.901-2w
To-Fu CollectionEUR US$ 24.992-4w


PC Game

Battlefield 1942: World War II Anthology (Classics)EUR US$ 19.992-4w
Battlefield 3: Close QuartersASIA N/Asold
Distant WorldsEUR US$ 34.905-15d
Half-Life 2: The Orange Box (EA Classics) (DVD-ROM)EUR N/Asold
Ice Age 4: Continental Drift - Arctic Games (DVD-ROM)EUR N/Asold
London 2012 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 69.905-15d
STCC: The Game (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 10.905-15d
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
Spec Ops: The Line (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 59.905-15d
Spec Ops: The Line (Including Fubar Pack) (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 19.902-4w


Game Guide and Books

Arcadia Magazine [August 2012]JPN N/Asold
BIOHAZARD CHRONICLES HD SELECTION (Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Selection)JPN US$ 24.905-15d
Diablo III Book of CainUS N/Asold
Dragon Quest Monsters 3D Powerful Data Guide BookJPN US$ 32.905-15d
Famitsu Xbox 360 [August 2012] (w/ Monster Hunter Frontier Online 4 Event Codes)JPN N/Asold
Final Fantasy Type-0 Change The World 2 Saigo Kara Nibanme No ShinjitsuJPN N/Asold
Maoyuu Maou Yuusha Episodo 0 Sakyuu No Kuni No Yumi TsukaiJPN US$ 40.905-15d
Mo Retsu Uchuukaizoku Akiman Dezainwa KusuJPN US$ 31.905-15d
Persona 4 Complete Official Visual Clipart by TV AnimeJPN US$ 34.905-15d
Persona 4 The Ultimate Capture GuideJPN US$ 28.905-15d
Phantasy Star Online 2 Start Guide BookJPN N/Asold


A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow prior end of the week. So J-Pop, Anime and Movie fans, be sure to look out for that one!



Here's a preview of hot games that are expected to come next week:

Sony PS Vita™

Time TravelersJPN US$ 44.99

Nintendo 3DS™

Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigina OrbJPN US$ 59.99
Time TravelersJPN US$ 39.99

Dreamcast™

GunLord Dragon Box [Collector's Edition]JPN N/A





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