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11. Nov, 2010 17:24 (HKT)

Paint it red: Mario Anniversary Nintendo™ Wii, Remote Plus Controls, Tactics Ogre, Knights in the Nightmare, Musou Online: Souten Ranbu, Kinect™ , COD Black Ops, GOW: Ghost of Sparta & 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. Today's the day you bring colors out of the game world into the real world. Mario is still celebrating his birthday, come join in the fun by getting his bright red 25th Anniversary Edition console, the Wii Remote Plus Controls have also arrived, in multiple colors as well, find the one that best fits your personality.

Red is a cheerful color because it's associated with Mario. This brand new and very rare Nintendo™ Wii console is built in with the Super Mario Brother 25th anniversary version, with less disc loading time, your experience will be much smoother and even more exciting. Come rediscover the pure, unadulterated fun of platform gaming with the pipe cleaner and the mushrooms.

This edition comes with the matching red Nunchaku and Wii Remote Plus Control. This new controller combines the good old Wii controller with the spacial detection of the Plus gadget, it's sleeker and saves you the trouble of locating and plugging in all the little gadgets before a game.

The Super Mario 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Nintendo Wii™ consoles are available today:

Nintendo Wii (Super Mario 25th Anniversary Limited Edition)JPN N/Asold


The Remote Plus Controls are available in a large array of colors:

Wii Remote Plus Control (Black)JPN US$ 44.991-5d
Wii Remote Plus Control (Blue)JPN US$ 39.9924h
Wii Remote Plus Control (Pink)JPN US$ 44.991-5d
Wii Remote Plus Control (Red)JPN US$ 45.991-5d
Wii Remote Plus Control (White)JPN US$ 42.991-5d


There are also games that come with the new Remote Control Pluses:

Tataite Hazumu: Smash Ball Plus (w/ Wii Remote Plus Pink)JPN US$ 56.901-2w
Wii Sports Resort (with Wii Remote Plus)JPN US$ 62.901-2w

The new Nintendo™ Wii consoles come with the Remote Control Pluses:

Nintendo Wii (for Japanese games only) (Black)JPN N/Asold
Nintendo Wii (for Japanese games only) (White)JPN N/Asold




From the publisher: Behold the Valerian Isles, jewels of the Obero Sea. Long a center of naval commerce, the people here have struggled throughout history for dominion over these shores.

Ttwo clans to vie for supremacy in the south: the Galgastani and the Walister. The Walister, however, were far outmatched, and in the span of half a year had been brought to their knees. Thus emerged the Kingdom of Galgastan, and with it an official end to the blood war.

Victory begets peace, and for once, the battlefields of Valeria stand silent. Yet none believe the calm will last.

Put your tactics to the test - Tactics Ogre is available to Sony™ PSP gamers today:

Tactics Ogre: Unmei no WaASIA N/Asold
Tactics Ogre: Unmei no WaJPN US$ 38.991w




From the publisher: KITN is a groundbreaking tour de force of bullet‐hell action and strategy roleplaying. Hailed as a “once‐in‐a‐lifetime experience,” KITN mixes frantic, energetic action with thought‐provoking tactical gameplay, all within a beautifully‐rendered fantasy setting presented through a captivating, emotional narrative.

Enhanced to take full advantage of the power of PSP system, this new version of the game features remastered visuals and sounds, optimized controls, and a new opening movie from visionary director Yukio Takatsu (Persona 3, Persona 4, Yggdra Union).

Exciting and beautiful, Knights in the Nightmare is translated and localized for English speaking Sony PSP™ gamers:

Knights in the NightmareUS N/Asold




Cooperation is the key to conquer the chaotic times of China. Souten Ranbu expands the Musou Online world by removing limitations and adding new scenarios for you to explore.

Since the world is so large, the developers have introduced a number of mounts for you to ride and do battles on. Among them, the tiger and the elephant are the most powerful, be sure to utilize their strength in your campaigns.

Since cooperation is the key, Souten Ranbu opens the guild-building area Togenkyou. Build your team of four and challenge the endless mode - Konron Mountain. Defeat new opponents and win rare items. After training up your troops in those areas, you'll be ready to challenge historical events, especially the intense battles at the Red Cliffs.

See grand history replay before your eyes on your PlayStation3™:

Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Souten RanbuJPN US$ 25.901-5d




Get off the couch and do some exercise, turn your living room into a gym and do some Yoga, dive into the adventure and row a boat or tame the animals by patting them. The Kinect™ Sensor lets you experience the fun with your whole body. With that camera, you can take pictures of yourself in the heat of the game and share it with your friends through the network.

Call of Duty Black Ops is doubtlessly the highlight of this week, the tactical shooter transports all Black Ops to battlefields throughout the world, and its up to the operatives to clear the missions with all they've got. Form a team online and tackle some zombies, the Prestige and Hardened Editions come with zombie maps and all sorts of exclusive items.

Ys: The Oath In Felghana is an exciting journey through a fantasy world full of massive beasts, mechanic enemies and enchanting characters. Adol and Dogi head to the volcanic island of Felghana to free the people of the tyrant and beat loads of enemies. The game system, image and image quality are upgraded, so swordsmen who have once saved Felghana on their PCs can come rescue the country again.

The Pokemon's playground - PokePark is under siege, set off with Pikachu to free it from the clutches of evil. Team up with old and new pokemon and make use of their special skills. Take a spin on the fun rides and solve some puzzles, play the skill games to beat the previous top scores and navigate through the park with the motion detectors.

Ghost of Sparta takes Kratos, the new God of War, to all the strange lost worlds where he will meet bigger and even more powerful foes. The epic Greek myth continues to unfold on your Sony™ PSP, grab your Blades of Athena and discover the secrets hidden deep in your dark past.

Here is a summary of all the games that came out within the last seven days.

Xbox360™
Adrenalin MisfitsUS US$ 22.901-2w
Blood DriveUS US$ 19.991-2w
Borderlands: Game of the Year EditionASIA N/Asold
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 11 (w/ Gun)US US$ 146.991-2w
Call of Duty: Black OpsASIA N/Asold
Call of Duty: Black OpsUS US$ 33.991-2w
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Hardened Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Prestige Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Dance CentralUS US$ 19.991-2w
DanceMastersUS US$ 20.991-2w
Def Jam Rapstar (w/ Microphone Bundle)US US$ 25.991-2w
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2JPN N/Asold
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2US US$ 34.991-2w
Fighters UncagedUS US$ 21.9924h
Fist of the North Star: Ken's RageUS N/Asold
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete EditionUS US$ 25.991-5d
Kinect Joy RideUS US$ 29.991-2w
Kinect SportsUS N/Asold
KinectimalsUS US$ 17.991-2w
Mafia IIJPN US$ 84.901-2w
Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku (Chinese language Version)ASIA N/Asold
Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku [First Print Limited Edition] (Chinese language Version)ASIA N/Asold
Monopoly StreetsUS N/Asold
Mushihimesama Futari Ver 1.5 (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 29.9924h
Power Gig: Rise of the SixStringUS US$ 22.991-2w
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 30.991w


PlayStation3™
Biohazard 5 Alternative Edition (PlayStation 3 the Best)JPN US$ 34.991w
Blood DriveUS US$ 19.991-2w
Borderlands: Game of the Year EditionASIA N/Asold
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 11 (w/ Gun)US US$ 59.901-2w
Call of Duty: Black OpsASIA N/Asold
Call of Duty: Black OpsUS US$ 39.991-2w
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Hardened Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Prestige Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Disney Sing It: Party Hits (w/ Microphone Bundle)US US$ 55.991-2w
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2ASIA N/Asold
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2JPN N/Asold
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2US US$ 36.991-5d
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete EditionASIA US$ 44.991-5d
Mafia IIJPN US$ 68.901-2w
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Souten RanbuJPN US$ 25.901-5d


Nintendo™ Wii
Def Jam Rapstar (w/ Microphone Bundle)US US$ 19.9924h
Disney Sing It: Party Hits (w/ Microphone Bundle)US N/Asold
Goldeneye 007US N/Asold
James Bond 007: Goldeneye (w/ Controller)US N/Asold
Jinsei Game: Happy FamilyJPN US$ 70.991w
Party Game Box 100JPN US$ 47.901w
PokePark Wii: Pikachu's AdventureUS N/Asold
Puyo Puyo 7 (Special Price)JPN N/Asold
Wii Sports Resort (with Wii Remote Plus)JPN US$ 62.901-2w


PlayStation2™
Shinkyoku Soukai Polyphonica: After SchoolJPN US$ 28.901w


Nintendo™ DS
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader: Back to SchoolUS US$ 20.991-2w
Beyblade: Metal FusionUS US$ 19.991-2w
Crafting MamaJPN US$ 33.991w
Crafting MamaUS N/Asold
Goldeneye 007US US$ 17.991-2w
Koede Asobu: Heart Catch PreCureJPN US$ 21.991w
Tamagotchi no Narikiri ChallengeJPN US$ 45.991w
Tongari Boushi to Mahou no OtanaJPN US$ 49.801w


Sony PSP™
God of War: Ghost of SpartaJPN US$ 39.991-5d
God of War: Ghost of SpartaUS US$ 24.9924h
Kaeru Batake de Tsukamaete PortableJPN US$ 92.991w
Knights in the NightmareUS N/Asold
Puyo Puyo 7 (Special Price)JPN N/Asold
Renai Banchou: Inochi Meishi, Koiseyo Otome! Love is Power!!!JPN US$ 68.991w
Renai Banchou: Inochi Meishi, Koiseyo Otome! Love is Power!!! [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Tactics Ogre: Unmei no WaASIA N/Asold
Tactics Ogre: Unmei no WaJPN US$ 38.991w
Ys: The Oath In FelghanaUS N/Asold
Ys: The Oath In Felghana (Premium Edition)US N/Asold


PC Game
Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
CSI: Fatal Conspiracy (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Call of Duty: Black Ops (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Cities XL 2011 (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Elemental: War of Magic (DVD-ROM)US US$ 19.9924h
Emergency 2012 (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Football Manager 2011 (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 39.901w

Video Game related Soundtrack
Söldner-X 2: Final Soundtrack
digital
(~Rafael Dyll)
US N/Asold

Game Guides and Books
Call of Duty: Black Ops Strategy GuideUS N/Asold
Call of Duty: Black Ops Strategy Guide Limited EditionUS N/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1141 (2010 11/18)JPN 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:

PlayStation3™
Agarest Senki 2JPN US$ 54.99
Gekiatsu!! Pachi Game Tamashi: CR Evangelion - Hajimari no FukuinJPN US$ 29.99
Gekiatsu!! Pachi Game Tamashi: CR Evangelion - Hajimari no Fukuin [Super Premium Box]JPN N/A

Sony PSP™
Criminal GirlsJPN US$ 91.99
PSP PlayStation Portable Slim & Lite - Black/Red (PSPJ-30017)JPN N/A
PSP PlayStation Portable Slim & Lite - Blossom Pink (PSP-3000ZP)JPN US$ 279.99





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