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14. Jul, 2011 16:25 (HKT)

Ready, Fire! - Star Fox 64 3D, UnchainBlades ReXX, Jikkyou Powerful 2011, Taiko no Tatsujin PSP DX, Flame Red 3DS, Puyo Puyo!!, HP7: Deathly Hallows - in Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Most of this week's hot releases wash in today, fly the galaxy in Star Fox 64 3D, march the dragon king to battle in UnchainBlades ReXX, play baseball in Jikkyou Powerful 2011 and play drums with Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DX.

Perform a barrel roll and destroy the floating brain. Mad scientist Andross from the Lylat star system is launching his attack and it's up to Fox McCloud and his team to investigate. More importantly, the group has to avenge Fox's father.

The space action adventure Star Fox 64 is revived on the Nintendo 3DS. Space becomes deeper and more vast on your screen and the war becomes more destructive as the fire burns out of the game.

Piloting a plane becomes even more realistic. In the 3DS mode, gamers can make use of the gyrosensors and use their console like a control wheel. If gamers are more accustomed to pilot with buttons, use the original mode. 4 people can connect for a shoot out, search your inventory for invincible items such as the firebard for an extra edge over your peers.

Shoot among the stars on your Nintendo 3DS:

Star Fox 64 3DUS N/Asold
Starfox 64 3DJPN US$ 48.991-5d




A dream team of Japanese game developers come together to create this colorful RPG. Illustrators such as Pako of Shining Force Feather fame designed the characters, and Nobuo Uematsu composed the theme song. UnchainBlades ReXX is full of flames, spice, high fantasy and fights.

The dragon king Fang angered the goddess Kuryunea with his arrogant attitude and ended up as a human. Still, he won't mend his ways, he picked up his sword, recruited the phoenix princess into his team and decided to get his powers back through the most destructive ways. Slay the monsters, prove that nobody could strip you of your might.

The dragon king arrives on the Nintendo 3DS™ and the Sony PSP™:

Nintendo 3DS™
UnchainBlades ReXXJPN US$ 54.9924h

Sony PSP™
UnchainBlades ReXXJPN US$ 29.991-5d




Train and pitch, live the life of a baseball player via your console. Create your own player and give him skills. Show them off to the spectators, their cheers will spur you on to the next round. This time the stage takes place in a high school where you group students with vast potential together to form a dream team.

Earn points from the match to buy items from the shops, strengthen your players with them, or trade players with other teams. Management and supervision is very important in the Penant Mode. If gamers prefer to focus on the development of one single player and constructing his life story, there is the My Life Mode where they get to experience training camps, become a star and even get married and buy a home.

Live your life on the baseball field, Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011 is available on:

PlayStation3™
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011JPN US$ 21.991w

Sony PSP™
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011JPN US$ 31.991w




Become a Taiko no Tatsujin. The colorful Taikos are back on the Sony PSP, bringing more hit songs, cute characters and battle helpers. Just beat the drums when the cues roll into the circle.

New songs include NYC's Yoku Asobi Yoku Manabe, the Monster Hunter Medley and Idol Master's The World is All One!!. Game characters such as Airu cats and the idols make appearances in brand new outfits, watch them dance to your tune.

There is a new Omikoji battle mode where you control your team and your Omikoji with your beat. The stronger your rhythm, the more power your team has when you bash them against your foes.

Beat the drums on your Sony PSP™:

Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DXASIA N/Asold
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DXJPN US$ 49.991w




Burn your gaming energy with the brand new Nintendo 3DS. The new color comes right in time for summer. Watch your character leap out of the flames, brandishing his sword and see how your neighbor watches on with envy. Flame Red leaps out of the palette to get in line with Cosmos Black and Aqua Blue.

Fun with jelly beans never stop. Celebrate Puyo Puyo's 20 year old birthday with Puyo Puyo!!. New functions such as Fever, Puyo Tsu and Puyo Sun join in with the whole cast of 24 characters. Wipe all these colorful jellies out before they clog your screen. These functions are super useful when you are up against other Puyo experts on the network.

Harry Potter will end Voldemort this year on screen. Step into his shoes, pick up the invincible wand and go against the evil lord on your home console. The rest of the Deathly Hallows has to be unearthed to destroy the cycle of reincarnation, so you have everything in your grasp when you face him in the final showdown in Hogwarts.

The set of shining armor and the dream car are now available at new friendly prices. White Knight Chronicles II takes gamers back to the ancient wars. Dig out the ultimate armor from the depths of time. Wangan Midnight is where gamers can express themselves through their races and cars.

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

Xbox360™
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2ASIA N/Asold

PlayStation3™
BrinkJPN US$ 24.991-5d
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2ASIA N/Asold
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011JPN US$ 21.991w
Resistance Dual Pack (Greatest Hits)US N/Asold
Sports Champions Value ParkASIA N/Asold
Tenchou no IgoJPN US$ 49.901w
Wangan Midnight (PlayStation3 the Best)JPN US$ 39.991w
White Knight Chronicles II (PlayStation 3 the Best)JPN US$ 36.991w


Sony PSP™
Hexyz Force (Sting the Best)JPN US$ 33.901-5d
Hiiro no Kakera: Shingyoku Yorihime Denshou - Piece of FutureJPN US$ 69.991w
Hiiro no Kakera: Shingyoku Yorihime Denshou - Piece of Future [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Hiiro no Kakera: Twin PackJPN N/Asold
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011JPN US$ 31.991w
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DXASIA N/Asold
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DXJPN US$ 49.991w
UnchainBlades ReXXJPN US$ 29.991-5d
Wangan Midnight Portable (Genki the Best)JPN US$ 18.901-5d
Ys I & II Chronicles (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 31.991w
Ys Seven (PSP the Best)JPN N/Asold
Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga (PSP the Best) <div class="ext ext_dts-es">dts-es</div>JPN US$ 28.901-5d
Ys: Felghana no Chikai (Super Price)JPN US$ 32.901w


Nintendo 3DS™
Cleaning Cloth 3DS (Light Blue)JPN N/Asold
Nintendo 3DS (Flare Red)JPN US$ 278.991w
Starfox 64 3DJPN US$ 48.991-5d
UnchainBlades ReXXJPN US$ 54.9924h


Nintendo DS™
Camping Mama + PapaJPN US$ 32.991w
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2US US$ 11.9924h
Kokoro no KokoronJPN US$ 14.991-5d
Puyo Puyo!!JPN US$ 47.9924h
Puyo Puyo!! [Anniversary Box]JPN N/Asold
Tinker Bell to Yousei no IeJPN N/Asold


PC Game
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 11.992-4w


Game Guides and Books
Angel Beats! Piano Solo ScoreJPN N/Asold
Arianrhod Saga Heartbreak MemoryJPN US$ 39.905-15d
Arusha Dogaia RPG Kurosuo Ba Sapurimento Ragnarok Roguinte Buruto Ku RPG Shiri ZuJPN US$ 44.905-15d
Bokuraga Tabi Ni Deru RiyuuJPN US$ 28.905-15d
Kamen Rider W Cho ZenshuJPN US$ 39.905-15d
Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono Setting Illustration BookJPN US$ 40.905-15d
Koufuku Heno ChikamichiJPN US$ 18.902-4w
NCAA Football 12: Prima Official Game GuideUS US$ 19.905-15d
Otonaanime Vol.21JPN US$ 14.902-4w
Quarterly Pixiv Vol.05JPN US$ 24.9924h
Quiz Magic Academy - ChronicleJPN N/Asold
Ryu ga Gotoku: Of the End Perfect Capture NoteJPN US$ 26.905-15d
Studio Ghibli - Top 30 Easy Piano Solo ScoreJPN N/Asold
Supercell Feat. Miku Hatsune - Melt - Band ScoreJPN US$ 14.905-15d
Tech Gian Supersonico Enterbrain MookJPN N/Asold
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D The Complete GuideJPN N/Asold
Voice Cafe Ft. Banchou San GakkiJPN US$ 34.905-15d
Weekly Famitsu No. 1175 (2011 07/28)JPN N/Asold
White Knight Story Official Setting SourcebookJPN US$ 44.905-15d
X-Men Destiny Official Strategy GuideUS US$ 5.9924h


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™
No More Heroes: Red Zone EditionJPN US$ 64.99
No More Heroes: Red Zone EditionASIA N/A

Sony PSP™
Nisenochigiri: Omoide no Saki eJPN US$ 72.98
Nisenochigiri: Omoide no Saki e [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 89.99


Nintendo™ Wii
Inazuma Eleven StrikersJPN US$ 29.99

Nintendo 3DS™
Ushimitsu Monstruo: Linze to Mahou no RhythmJPN US$ 56.99

Nintendo DS™
Nora to Koku no Koubou: Kiri no Mori no Majo [First-Print Edition w/ Premium Set]JPN N/A





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