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06. Jul, 2012 15:55 (HKT)

Schedules for sleepless nights: Tales of Xillia 2, Project X Zone, DJ MAX Technika Tune, Kirby 20th Anniversary Special Collection, Bravely Default, Monster Hunter 4, Far Cry 3 & more! - in New Games for Pre-Order!



Welcome to our Weekly Pre-order Games news. Keep yourself abreast, read up on games that are just announced for release. Great games now have prices and pre-order dates: Come see Tales of Xillia 2, Project X Zone, DJ MAX Technika Tune, Kirby 20th Anniversary and Bravely Default!

The shell that splits the world into two is opened. Leeze Maxia and Elenpios are united. Although people are moving toward a complete merge, new seeds of strife is planted. A large corporation Klanspia rises through the chaos, their Skyscraper in Elenpios is a sign of their power and prosperity.

Like a lot of young men, Ludgar aspires to work in the company, however he failed his interviews and ended up working in the cafeteria in the station. He first hears of the Land of Kanan from the mysterious girl Elle. She is going to fulfil her promise to her father, without knowing that her innocent actions might break the world apart once again.

The well loved battle system is upgraded to XDR-LMBS. The handy echo system makes a come back. Ludgar wields twin blades, twin guns and twin hammers. Take Elle in tow and discover the unknown lands.

Tales of Xillia 2 is coming in November:

Tales of Xillia 2JPN US$ 39.99


Collectors Editions

Tales of Xillia 2 [Dual Shock 3 X Edition Limited Bundle]JPN US$ 143.99
Tales of Xillia 2 [Famitsu DX Pack]JPN N/A
Tales of Xillia 2 [LalabitMarket Luxury Edition Kyun Chara Pack]JPN N/A




Capcom, Sega and Bandai Namco Games join hands in making this massive cross over wars. Monsters and all sorts of baddies are invading the human world, so heroes from famous game series need to come together to chase them out. Come meet Sakura, Flynn Scifo, and the street fighters.

The gamer takes control of a ninja detective - Tensai Kogoro and the female warrior Oryuji Mii. The two travel through time lines and universes to find a mysterious stone that might be the key to saving the world.

Characters move in units, the gamer can pair three characters together. See how they compliment each other. And when gamers place their forces strategically on the map, they'll string up a combo attack.

Participate in the war that might wipe out all the universes this October:

Project X ZoneJPN US$ 39.99




DJ MAX Technika is like a hurricane in the arcades in Korea. Now gamers with Sony PS Vitas can understand what the sensation's about. The system inherits the well loved features in the Arcade and the Sony PSP.

With the touch screen controls, the gameplay is closer to the arcade than ever. There's more, the game makes use of the back touch pad as well.

The game takes care of the needs of the beginners as well as the veterans. Move from the Star Mixing Mode to the Club Mixing Mode. The Playlist is the largest among all the DJ MAX games. Besides original K-Pop songs, Kara also contributed lists of songs. So catch their every note here.

DJ MAX Technika is coming in September:

DJMAX Technika TuneJPN N/A
DJMAX Technika Tune [Limited Edition]JPN N/A




You might not have noticed it, but Kirby the fluffy pink ball has been around for 20 years. To celebrate his birthday, Nintendo is releasing a 20th Anniversary Special Collection.

The box set includes 6 games from the series. Hold your controller horizontally as you enjoy the nostalgia brought about by the Kirby Games from the Game Gear Generation. There are more challenge stages in the Hoshi no Kirby Wii game. Try out the new combinations to win sky high scores.

The Limited Edition comes with a memorial Fanbook and Soundtrack. The party is held on 19th July, get yourselves invited:

Hoshi no Kirby: 20-Shuunen Special CollectionJPN N/A




Some promises are not meant to be kept. Be courageous and announce your default. Bravely Default is a spiritual successor of Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light. The young hero Tiz is destined to become the warrior of light after a hazard killed off his entire country. Together with Anies, he sets off to free the Wind Crystal.

The characters and scenarios are written by Naotaka Hayashi of Stein's Gate fame. It balances character development with plot twists. The game is designed to be an orthodox RPG with a turn based system. By choosing Default during their turn, a player can store up their power. So that when they choose Brave when the time comes, they can release a more devastating attack.

The job change options are back. And augmented reality is playing a role in the system.

Finally we have a release date, Bravely Default is coming in October:

Bravely Default: Flying FairyJPN US$ 44.99




Hear the snarl of the dragons. They are beckoning you to a new hunt. So put on your gear and venture into the wild. Familiar creatures return and new dragons march in to Monster Hunter 4. The game is scheduled for a release in 2013, please let the personal agent alert you when the game becomes available for pre-order.

Step into the shoes of Jason Brody, a tourist stranded on a tropical island and left in Far Cry 3. Don't become a victim, fight your way to the top, or out of it. In this land of lawlessness and chaos, he will come face to face with the dark side of humanity. Because this is a paradise for the strong and hell for the weak.

Take your troops with you on your PlayStation Vita. Earth Defense Force 3 has garnered overwhelming support when it was released on the Xbox360. The PlayStation Vita version comes with new play modes and a vastly enlarged arsenal of weapons. The release date is set on September 27th, get ready for the great war.

The world is not the same after the Halo trilogy. Halo 4 starts a brand new adventure. Instead of focusing on the combat, the gameplay expands to include exploration. Find out what happens to the survivors. The Limited Edition comes with the UNSC Infinity Briefing Packet, multi-player maps and a slew of in-game items.

Here's a summary of the Pre-orders opened this week:

Xbox360™ (11)

FIFA 13ASIASep 25, 2012N/A
FIFA 13 (Collector's Edition)ASIASep 25, 2012US$ 79.99
DishonoredASIAOct 09, 2012N/A
Doom 3 BFG EditionUSOct 19, 2012N/A
F1 2012USSep 19, 2012US$ 33.99
Forza HorizonUSOct 25, 2012N/A
Just Dance: Disney PartyUSOct 25, 2012US$ 28.99
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition)USNov 02, 2012N/A
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (Chinese and English Version)ASIANov 06, 2012N/A
Zumba Fitness CoreUSOct 16, 2012US$ 32.99
Halo 4 [Limited Edition]JPNNov 08, 2012US$ 54.99

    
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All Games A-Z (6)

FIFA 13 (Ultimate Edition)EuropeOct 05, 2012N/A
Forza HorizonEuropeOct 31, 2012N/A
LEGO The Lord of the RingsEuropeNov 23, 2012N/A
Far Cry 3 (The Lost Expeditions Edition)EuropeNov 30, 2012N/A
Far Cry 3 (Insane Edition)EuropeDec 27, 2012N/A
Metro: Last Light (Limited Edition)EuropeJun 08, 2013N/A

    

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PlayStation3™ (17)

FIFA 13ASIASep 25, 2012US$ 46.90
FIFA 13 (Collector's Edition)ASIASep 25, 2012N/A
FIFA 13 (Ultimate Edition)EuropeOct 05, 2012N/A
DishonoredASIAOct 09, 2012US$ 61.90
Doom 3 BFG EditionUSOct 19, 2012US$ 19.99
F1 2012USSep 19, 2012US$ 33.99
LEGO The Lord of the RingsEuropeNov 23, 2012US$ 29.99
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition)USNov 02, 2012N/A
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (Chinese and English Version)ASIAOct 30, 2012N/A
Tales of Xillia 2 [Dual Shock 3 X Edition Limited Bundle]JPNNov 01, 2012US$ 143.99
Tales of Xillia 2 [Famitsu DX Pack]JPNNov 02, 2012N/A
Tales of Xillia 2 [LalabitMarket Luxury Edition Kyun Chara Pack]JPNNov 02, 2012N/A
Far Cry 3 (Insane Edition)EuropeDec 27, 2012N/A
Beyond: Two SoulsUSOct 08, 2013US$ 22.99
Metro: Last Light (Limited Edition)EuropeMay 17, 2013N/A
Beyond: Two SoulsEuropeOct 11, 2013US$ 29.99
Le Tour de France 2013ASIAJun 28, 2013N/A

    

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Sony PS Vita™ (10)

DJMAX Technika TuneJPNSep 27, 2012N/A
DJMAX Technika Tune [Limited Edition]JPNSep 27, 2012N/A
Earth Defense Force 3 Portable [Double Nyuutai Pack]JPNSep 27, 2012US$ 75.99
FIFA 13ASIASep 25, 2012US$ 42.99
Assassin's Creed III: LiberationEuropeNov 07, 2012N/A
Assassin's Creed III: LiberationUSOct 30, 2012US$ 21.99
LEGO The Lord of the RingsEuropeNov 23, 2012US$ 36.90
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion GameUSNov 02, 2012US$ 29.99
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion GameASIAOct 30, 2012US$ 24.99
Sly Cooper: Thieves in TimeUSFeb 06, 2013US$ 24.99

    

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Sony PSP™ (2)

FIFA 13ASIASep 25, 2012US$ 25.99
Entaku no Seito: The Eternal LegendJPNOct 04, 2012US$ 57.90

  

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Nintendo Wii™ (3)

Just Dance: Disney PartyUSOct 29, 2012US$ 29.99
LEGO The Lord of the RingsEuropeNov 23, 2012US$ 23.99
Zumba Fitness CoreUSOct 16, 2012US$ 22.99

   

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Nintendo DS™ (2)

Pokemon ConquestEuropeJul 31, 2012N/A
LEGO The Lord of the RingsEuropeNov 23, 2012US$ 7.99

  

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PC Games (10)

Alan Wake's American Nightmare (DVD-ROM)ASIAJul 10, 2012N/A
Pro Cycling Manager Season 2012: Le Tour de France (DVD-ROM)ASIAJul 13, 2012US$ 39.90
X-Plane 10 (Global Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIAJul 10, 2012N/A
Amazing Spiderman (DVD-ROM)EuropeAug 20, 2012N/A
Dishonored (DVD-ROM)ASIAOct 09, 2012US$ 39.99
Doom 3 BFG Edition (DVD-ROM)USOct 19, 2012N/A
LEGO The Lord of the Rings (DVD-ROM)EuropeNov 23, 2012US$ 24.99
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)USNov 02, 2012US$ 54.90
Far Cry 3 (Insane Edition) (DVD-ROM)EuropeNov 30, 2012N/A
Metro: Last Light (DVD-ROM)EuropeMay 17, 2013N/A

    

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