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06. Feb, 2008 17:00 (HKT)

Shipping today: Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles, Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam: Giren no Yabou - Axis no Kyoui (both Asia) & more


From the publisher: As the direct prequel of the critically acclaimed console title Assassin's Creed™, discover more of the story of Altair as he must find "the chalice", an object of such power that whoever is in possession of it can end the Crusades.

Altair will explore a fully realized 3D world traveling through four cities of the Crusade's Middle East. The game, like its console counterpart, will feature acrobatic moves and exhilarating combo attacks that mix sword skills and kicks.

The setting is 1191 AD. The Third Crusade is tearing the Holy Land apart. You, Altair, intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict.

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed has been one of the most popular games in 2007. Immerge depper into the story with the Nintendo DS™ prequel. Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles is in stock now, shipping as English language Australasia release version at US$ 32.90 only. The US Version (with a different cover artwork) is expected to arrive next week.


Game features:
  • Be an Assassin: Master the skills, tactics, and weapons of history's deadliest and most secretive clan of warriors.
  • Action-platforming Gameplay: Fast-paced action features swordfights, combo attacks and acrobatic moves that journey through historical 3D environments.
  • Choose Your Weapon: Learn and master 11 weapons for both close combat and long-range attacks, featuring five swords, varying types of daggers, explosives and a grappling hook.
  • Immersive Storyline: A deep and compelling storyline that will appeal to those who have both played the console title or are new to the franchise.
  • Touch-Screen Mini-games: Players will be able to use the Stylus to perform pickpocket maneuvers to carefully steal precious items from the crowd and make informants speak.
  • Upgrade and Rank Up: Collecting orbs will upgrade Altair's health and weapons.


Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam: Giren no Yabou - Axis no Kyoui is a hexagonal strategy game, distributing your forces and moving them about in a strategy phase, then battling enemies in turn-based combat. In this game, you'll find scenarios from plenty of other Gundam franchises to play through, so no matter which Gundam floats your boat, you'll find something to enjoy. The game promises 20-30 hour game play with 400 different robots.

Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam: Giren no Yabou - Axis no Kyoui for PSP™ is now available as Japanese language Asia release version at US$ 54.90 only. The Japanese Version and Limited Special Packing w/ PSP-2000 Console are expected to be in stock coming Monday, after the Chinese New Year holidays.




New toy arrivals in stock today:

Screen Battles SB-01 Transformers Movie First Encounter Figure setJPN N/A sold
Screen Battles SB-02 Transformers Movie Final Stand Figure setJPN N/A sold
Shin Getter Robo Non Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Neo Getter (Black Version)JPN N/A sold
The Movie All Spark Power - Transformers Pre-Painted Figure: MA-19 LandmineJPN N/A sold
The Movie All Spark Power - Transformers Pre-Painted Figure: MD-22 IncineratorJPN N/A sold




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