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19. Dec, 2013 17:39 (HKT)

RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS: Shin Gundam Musou, Bravely Default (PAL), Drag-on Dragoon 3, Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Great Curry God, Shooting Love Collection, Amnesia: V Edition, and Gekijouhan Mahou Shoujyo Madoka * Magika: The Battle Pentagram!


Welcome to our Weekly Release Highlights! Every week we focus on games that we think you might find interesting. As for this week - be prepared as it's release madness!


BRAVELY DEFAULT - EUROPEAN RELEASE

Nintendo 3DS™ [RPG]

A quick primer for those unfamiliar with Bravely Default, this turn based RPG game is considered as the spiritual successor to Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light with characters and scenarios by Naotaka Hayashi of Stein's Gate fame. In this version based on the Japanese Bravely Default: For the Sequel, a salvo of new options and features are available such as the option to change battle speed and difficulty, the aforementioned language additions, extra story and battle events, multliple save files, and a revamped battle system which will be used in the actual sequel. There is also an improved graphical overhaul and the ability to import your save file from the original game!

Bravely DefaultEUR US$ 44.9924h


DRAG-ON DRAGOON 3

PlayStation®3 [Action Role-Playing]

Drag-On Dragoon aka Drakengard is a cult classic series from Square-Enix with a history going all the way back to the PlayStation 2. Widely known for a severely warped story with multiple endings, the third installment of this series should follow the same path. Expect epic land battles against countless magnificent foes or take to the skies in exciting dragon-mounted combat.

10th Anniversary Box includes:

  • Official Guidebook
  • Special CD
  • Novel
  • Postcard
  • PS3 Game: "Drag On Dragoon 3"
  • DLC Code
Drag-On Dragoon 3PlayStation 3 (PS3)JPN US$ 19.9924h
Drag-On Dragoon 10th Anniversary BoxPlayStation 3 (PS3)JPN sold


SORCERY SAGA: THE CURSE OF THE GREAT CURRY GOD

PlayStation®Vita [RPG]

Based on the venerable Madou Monogatari series and the first of its kind to be localized, prepare your appetite!

With a name like Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Great Curry God, one would expect that the limited edition would also have a spectacular name. Voila: introducing the Hot and Spicy, Everything Nicey Limited Edition! Featuring a themed spoon, curry bowl and bib, take a break from randomly generated dungeons and a deep rogue-like experience by uh... eating curry while searching for the secret of the ultimate curry recipe! Curry!

Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Great Curry GodUS US$ 23.9924h
Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Great Curry God (Hot and Spicy, Everything Nicey Limited Edition)US US$ 59.991w


SHOOTING LOVE COLLECTION

Xbox360™ [SHMUPS]

2D SHMUPS are the foundation of a lot of modern gaming, and as one of the defining titles of it's age we welcome the return of Shooting Love! Created by Triangle Service, the Shooting Love Collection is a great way to experience a different era of games on your Xbox 360. The collection includes Shooting Love 200x and 10th Anniversary Shooting Love with the added bonus of the original soundtrack! Don't be fooled, that is 6 different arcade games rolled into one plus a collection of shmups minigames with XBLA functionality! 

Shooting Love 200x: First released in 2009, Shooting Love 200x includes 4 different SHMUPS arcade games: ExzealTrizeal RemixMinus Zero, and the ever-popular SHMUPS Skill Test. The Skill Test is essentially a gauntlet that tests your mettle as a SHMUPS gamer (with a 'shooting age' score)! A truly unique set of games, Shooting Love 200x lacks the graphical fidelity of AAA titles but makes up for it in leaps and bounds by keeping true to classic arcade gameplay.

10th Anniversary Shooting Love: Announced very quietly, and probably missed by the majority of gamers, the 10th Anniversary Shooting Love includes both XIIZeal (originally released as XII Stag) and ΔZEAL (originally released as G Stream 2020) - again two classic vertical shooters with standard power ups like wide shot, laser, homing missiles, and bombs you can use to blast through stages. Known for the constant barrage of enemies Triangle Service titles are one of our favorite SHMUPS outlets!

Shooting Love CollectionJPN US$ 129.991w
 

AMNESIA: V EDITION

PlayStation®Vita [Visual Novel Adventure]

Inspired by the critically acclaimed Japanese visual series of the same name, “Amnesia” is an adventure video game made for the PlayStation Vita: Amnesia: V Edition. Like other otome games, players will be controlling the main female character and find her love interest from various male characters from the game. Amnesia: V Edition is developed and published by Idea Factory.

In a world where you don’t remember anything, who will you trust? The game starts when the female main character wakes up without any memory of her past or who she is. With the help of Orion, a mysterious gentleman who appears to be in her side when she wakes up, they venture the world to find her lost memory. During their journey, the female protagonist receives a call from another man whom she might know but can’t remember. Follow them in this thrilling adventure video game and find her lost memory while creating exciting new ones.

Amnesia: V EditionJPN US$ 27.9924h


GEKIJOUHAN MAHOU SHOUJYO MADOKA * MAGIKA: THE BATTLE PENTAGRAM /[LIMITED EDITION]

PlayStation®Vita [Third Person Action]

From Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z developer Artdink with help from Namco Bandai, the popular anime Puella Magi Madoka Majica gets the 3rd person action treatment! 

Taking place around the first two Madoka movies, but with a brand new story by Magica Quartet - the creators of Madoka, discover how the Madoka Magical girls strengthened their bonds and relationships before fighting hordes of witches and monsters all while collecting soul gems! 

Box contents

  • PS Vita Game: "Gekijouhan Mahou Shoujyo Madoka * Magika: The Battle Pentagram"
  • Special Box
  • Special Booklet
  • Original Soundtrack CD
  • Mobile Phone Cleaner
  • Special DLC
  • Voice World
Gekijouhan Mahou Shoujyo Madoka * Magika: The Battle PentagramJPN sold
Gekijouhan Mahou Shoujyo Madoka * Magika: The Battle Pentagram [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 269.991w
Gekijouban Madoka Magicka: The Battle PentagramASIA sold
Gekijouban Madoka Magicka: The Battle Pentagram (Limited Box)ASIA sold


SHIN GUNDAM MUSOU

PlayStation®3 PS®Vita [Hack N Slash]

It should be mentioned for Gundam fans that Shin Gundam Musou, the sequel to Gundam Musou, is the first ever Gundam title released for the Vita. And like all the Musou games, players can expect the exciting and addicting style of gameplay wherein it's one versus a million! 

And speaking of a million, featured in Shin Gundam Musou are many of the anime series staples; making strong appearances in this game are characters from SEED, SEED DESTINY and Unicorn as these are the new arcs meant for dramatization in Official Mode. Previous returning arcs such as Z and OO will have more characters and cutscenes as compared to previous titles. As well, footage from the original anime will be spliced throughout the game!

For gameplay changes, the addition of the "Burst System" makes for great replay value; depending on which pilot is selected for a Mobile Suit, different stats and abilities will reveal themselves. As well, what was once known as a Partner Strikes have been renamed "Combination Burst," and this can be done in tandem with summoned support from warships. Furthermore, space combat makes a comeback, and ace pilots can move their bases around for added strategic value.

Shin Gundam MusouPlayStation 3 (PS3)JPN US$ 29.9924h
Shin Gundam MusouPlayStation®Vita (PS Vita)JPN US$ 79.991w
Shin Gundam MusouPlayStation 3 (PS3)ASIA sold
Shin Gundam MusouPlayStation®Vita (PS Vita)ASIA sold


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