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31. Aug, 2007 12:53 (HKT)

Shipping today: Warhawk Bundle, Wild Arms 5 10th Anniversary Edition, Blue Dragon (US), MotoGP '07, Stuntman: Ignition, beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD Konamistyle Edition & more


From the publisher: The long-awaited remake to the PlayStation® hit takes flight on the PLAYSTATION®3. In Warhawk™, players will experience a true full-scale war in an intense online multiplayer arena. Take to the skies and engage in high-speed aerobatic dogfights or hover to provide crucial aerial support to surging ground troops. Unleash an artillery assault with heavily armored tanks and all terrain vehicles. Advance on-foot to frontline positions and key locations with an array of devastating weapons, mounted guns and emplaced defense turrets.

Experience the online modes like Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and a brand new game type, Zone. Large scale battles and up to 32 players will encourage teamwork and emphasize strategy for an invigorating combat experience.


Sony's multiplay only Warhawk for PlayStation3™ is shipping today as US release edition at US$ 64.90 only. Each game comes bundled with a Bluetooth Headset. Today's shipment has been presold, but more copies are on the way to arrive on Monday.

Game features:
  • Epic next-gen multi-modal design immerses you in a deep 3rd person gameplay experience.
  • Fly or hover in the Warhawk to engage in intense dogfights with dozens of fighters and ground forces aimed your way.
  • Take control of armored tanks or utility vehicles to defend your base or launch a ground assault.
  • Continue the battle on-foot and choose from a powerful arsenal of weapons, including rocket launchers, flame throwers, and proximity mines.
  • Select one of four online game modes including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and an all-new Zone Mode.
  • Customize your soldier with an unlimited combination of armor and squad markings.
  • Team up with friends and create competitive clans and stay organized with user friendly communication tools.
  • Complex stat tracking records and rewards your accomplishments on the battlefield.
  • Bluetooth and USB headset compatibility for strategic communications and excessive online chatter.
  • Expansion and vehicle and character customization packs scheduled for download through 2008.


From the publisher: WILD ARMS 5 follows the journey of a group of young travelers as they try to unlock the mysteries of their ravaged land and unknowingly become involved in a struggle that will decide the fate of the entire world. In a small town called Capo Bronco on the outskirts of Filgaia, two youths, Dean Stark and Rebecca Streisand, witness an unbelievable event -- the giant arm of a golem somehow falling from the sky, clutching a girl named Avril. This chance encounter inspires Dean and Rebecca to travel with Avril across the wastelands of Filgaia in hopes of helping her regain her lost memories and embark on a journey that will eventually decide the fate of all mankind.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Wild ARMs series, all launch units of Wild ARMs 5 will contain a special 80-page "The Art of Wild ARMs" artbook highlighting illustrations from the entire 10-year span of the Wild ARMs series in full color, packaged together with the game case in a special embossed foil box.


Developed by Sony and published by Xseed Games in the US, Wild Arms 5 10th Anniversary Edition for PlayStation2™ is available today as NTSC/UC encoded US version at US$ 49.90 only.



From the publisher: Famed game producer Hironobu Sakaguchi of Mistwalker and developer Artoon present the highly anticipated Xbox 360™ exclusive Blue Dragon. Featuring the character design of Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball Z and music by Nobuo Uematsu of Final Fantasy, Blue Dragon is an epic role-playing game that centers on a young boy named Shu and several of his friends.

These unlikely heroes possess the power to control phantom shadows that mirror the actions of their masters, giving Shu and his comrades miraculous strength and magical powers.

The warriors can create and develop their combat styles by utilizing different types of Shadow Change, including Sword, Assassin, and Power Magic. Shu and his friends must use the shadows as weapons and wield their skills to save their world from impending doom.

Encountering various people on a planet where numerous ancient ruins remain, the characters and their shadows travel through a world full of mysteries and illusions, where the slightest touch can cause reactions of unparalleled magnitude.


Mistwalker's long-awaited Xbox360™ RPG Blue Dragon is finally available as US edition, shipping today at US$ 59.90 only. The game is region free and supports Japanese, English or French voices with English menu/subtitles. Also make sure to check out the Blue Dragon Original Soundtrack and Prima's Official Game Guide.



From the publisher: Experience the sheer passion, speed, excitement and spectacle of MotoGP, the most thrilling motor sport in the world! MotoGP’07 brings the excitement and energy of the fans and media into the game world like never before.

MotoGP '07 is the fifth game in the critically acclaimed MotoGP series and the definitive motorcycle racing game for the Xbox 360. Building on the success of MotoGP '06, the game focuses on expanding the atmosphere and depth of the series, capturing the passion, excitement and spectacle of the sport, as well as rounding out the whole experience into the most accomplished racing game on Xbox360.


THQ's MotoGP '07 for Xbox360™ is available today as region free Asia version at US$ 44.90 only.



From the publisher: Plunge into the adrenaline-fueled role of a Hollywood stunt driver in Stuntman: Ignition, and master the most breathtaking, death-defying vehicle-based stunts ever filmed. As the newest stuntman in Hollywood, you must rise to stardom by combining reckless maneuvering with perfect execution to unlock big-budget blockbusters and lucrative commercial deals. Create movie-magic in 6 uniquely-themed films on 36 different stunt runs with over 25 vehicles, or take the action online to challenge rival stuntman in the ultimate backlot showdown.

Stuntman: Ignition is the second Xbox360™ game from THQ available today. In stock today at US$ 49.90 only. This release is also region free.




Also in stock today:

Xbox360™:
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08US US$ 22.99 1-2w

PlayStation3™:
Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' WarASIA N/A sold

Nintendo Wii™:
Carnival GamesUS US$ 46.99 1-2w

PlayStation2™:
beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD (Konamistyle Special Edition Complete Set)JPN N/A sold


Nintendo DS™:
Adventure Pouch DS Lite (blue) N/A sold
Adventure Pouch DS Lite (yellow) N/A sold
Imagine: Happy CookingASIA N/A sold
The Legend of Zelda Fabric Case (blue) N/A sold
The Legend of Zelda Fabric Case (green) N/A sold

Sony PSP™:
NHRA: Countdown to the ChampionshipUS N/A sold

PC Games:
Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia (DVD-ROM) N/A sold




New toy related releases in stock today:

Aliens 1/12 Scale Power Loader (Limited Version)JPN N/A sold
Aliens 1/12 Scale Power Loader (normal version)JPN N/A sold
Busou Shinki Pre-Painted PVC Weapon Set: MMS Type Builder - GrapprapJPN N/A sold
Busou Shinki Pre-Painted PVC Figure: MMS Type Calf - VitulusJPN N/A sold
Busou Shinki Pre-Painted PVC Figure: MMS Type Tiger - TigrisJPN N/A sold
Darkstalkers Painted PVC Figure: FeliciaJPN N/A sold
Fate/Hollow Ataraxia 1/8 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure - Saber (High School Uniform Ver.)JPN N/A sold
Casio G-Shock Watch BatmanJPN N/A sold
Casio G-Shock Watch SupermanJPN N/A sold
Ikkitousen: 1/7 Scale Painted Figure - Untyou Kanu (Adesugata Ver.)JPN N/A sold
Melty Blood Series II Painted PVC Figure: CielJPN N/A sold
Neon Genesis Evangelion Horror Summer Mini Display FigureJPN N/A sold
Ultimate Action Neon Genesis Evangelion DX Figure (New Theater Version)JPN N/A sold
Whip X Nonoko - Nonoko: moon 1/6 Scale FigureJPN N/A sold




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