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13. Jun, 2007 17:32 (HKT)

Shipping today: Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume / Eternal Sonata (plus pictures of Hong Kong's Mong Kok Station in Xbox360 look), Ninja Gaiden Sigma (JPN) & more


Trusty Bell takes place in a dream world which centers around the piano composer Frederic Chopin, who died at the age of 39 due to tuberculosis. The plot centers around the concept that three hours prior to his death, Chopin dreamed of a fairy-tale land, in which people with incurable diseases have great magical powers.

In the dream world, Chopin meets a young girl named Polka, who lives in the Village of Tenuto. Polka also has a terminal disease, and her boyfriend Allegretto is searching for ways to convert her magical power into a cure.

Eternal Sonata features a battle system centered around musical elements and character-unique special attacks. Light and darkness play a part in the appearance and abilities of enemies on the battlefield, as well as the types of magic that can be cast.

The game does not only feature a selection of Chopin's compositions played by the pianist Stanislav Bunin, but also features additional in-game music composed by Motoi Sakuraba.


Namco's Xbox360™ RPG Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume (aka. Eternal Sonata) is shipping today as Japanese release version at US$ 64.90 only. An Asia Version as well as Premium Pack are on preorder to ship later this week. Also make sure to check out the Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume Capture Guide and Trusty Bell Original Score soundtrack album.

On a side note, we have spotted the following Xbox360™ advertisement campaign at Hong Kong's busy Mong Kok MTR (subway) station. Click on each thumbnail for an enlarged shot.




Also in stock today:

Call of Duty 3JPN N/A sold
Colin McRae RallyJPN N/A sold
Ninja Gaiden SigmaJPN US$ 144.99 24h
RPG Maker XPASIA N/A sold


New toy release:

Lamento - Beyond the Void - Asato PVC Statue including Audio CDJPN N/A sold



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