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07. Jul, 2011 16:45 (HKT)

Slay the monster, get the treasure: Ken to Mahou 3D x 3D, Doctor Lautrec to Boukyaku no Kishidan, Haruhi no Mahjong, EDF Insect Armageddon, Resistance Dual Pack & more! - in Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Quite a selection has come today: we have the school based RPG Totomono 3D x 3D, the puzzle adventure Doctor Lautrec and mahjong games with Haruhi.

Enroll in the Magic school in Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono. 3d x 3d. Create your own character by customizing their hair style, skin colors, race and their affinities.

The dungeons are infested with powerful monsters and traps, but this time, you have your classmates and support pets by your side. Each pet has their own abilities, they could boost your stats or cure poison.

The 3D aspect deepens the labyrinth, by using the gyro sensor, players can look around their surroundings and spot the looming danger.

Head into the Labyrinth:

Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono. 3DJPN US$ 88.991-2w




Search for the living treasure within the dungeons under Paris. You are Dr. Lautrec, take your beautiful assistant down to the underground bar Loubel and get the maps. Solve the puzzles within and hunt down the treasures. The entrance are hidden around Paris, solve them all to face the ultimate challenge.

All dungeons have their guards, you have to evade them until you reach the final door, or they will take you back to the entrance. When they shine their light onto your path, stay still, or the guard might find you. The final door has a puzzle you have to solve, and beyond that, a spirit which you have to battle to take the treasure.

Bravery and wit, a real explorer cannot miss either one:

Doctor Lautrec to Boukyaku no KishidanJPN US$ 19.991-5d




When Suzumiya Haruhi wants to play mahjong, the SOS club sets up the table and gets the blocks. Knowing the rules are as important than knowing the memorable quotes. Your words have power here, it can affect the concentration of your opponents and give you a gap to attack.

Players new to the game can turn on the support system. The character will give you advice and hints at the vital points of your game. The famous voice actors and actresses are back to play their roles, listen to Hirano Aya issue commands as Haruhi and Sugida Tomokazu jabbing back at her as Kyon.

The DX Pack contains a Nendoroid Petit Haruhi, a voice strap and a special contents DVD.

The mahjong game starts today on the Sony™ PSP:

Suzumiya Haruhi-Chan no MahjongJPN US$ 42.991-5d
Suzumiya Haruhi-Chan no Mahjong [DX Pack]JPN US$ 54.991-5d




The bugs are back and the Earth has become a big meal for them. Join the Earth Defense Force and shoot these creatures down. The new team consists of three people, you may cooperate with each other to make a balanced team or go all out offensive to end the bugs quickly.

When you are done with insects, try your skills against the aliens. Alien infestation is spreading, grab both Resistance and Resistance 2 in this Dual Pack. The box set comes with US$ 10 worth of download contents such as skins, map packs and an exclusive multimedia skin for the Resistance 3 fighters.

Disasters just don't stop with aliens. Monsters are invading rural France in The 3 Musketeers, killing (girl) D'Artagnan's father. Narrowly escaped, she enrolled into the musketeers school so that she may help prevent these tragedies from happening again. Find her soul mate among the musketeers, noblemen or the mysterious men.

Here's the summary of this week's releases.

Xbox360™
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Limited Edition)US US$ 32.9924h
Earth Defense Force: Insect ArmageddonJPN US$ 27.991w
Earth Defense Force: Insect ArmageddonUS US$ 42.995-15d
Knights ContractJPN US$ 33.991w
L.A. NoireJPN US$ 37.991w
Left 4 Dead 2 (Platinum Hits)ASIA N/Asold


PlayStation3™
Angel SenkiJPN US$ 37.991w
Earth Defense Force: Insect ArmageddonJPN US$ 19.991w
Earth Defense Force: Insect ArmageddonUS US$ 16.9924h
Just Cause 2 (Ultimate Hits)JPN US$ 39.901w
Knights ContractJPN US$ 40.991-5d
L.A. NoireJPN US$ 18.991-5d
R.U.S.E. (Ubi the Best)JPN US$ 39.901w
Resistance Dual PackASIA US$ 21.992-4d
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 (Ubi the Best)JPN US$ 32.991w
inFAMOUS 2JPN US$ 79.991w


Sony PSP™
Boku no Natsuyasumi 4: Seitouchi Shounen Tanteidan, Boku to Himitsu no Chizu (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 44.901w
Musketeer: Le Sang des ChevaliersJPN US$ 99.991w
Musketeer: Le Sang des Chevaliers [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny (PSP the Best)ASIA US$ 22.905-15d
Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 16.991w
Suzumiya Haruhi-Chan no MahjongJPN US$ 42.991-5d
Suzumiya Haruhi-Chan no Mahjong [DX Pack]JPN US$ 54.991-5d
Tekken 6 (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 35.901w


Nintendo™ Wii
TrackMania: Build to RaceUS US$ 28.901-2w
Wii Remote Plus Control (Red) Variety PackJPN US$ 75.901-2w

Nintendo 3DS™
Doctor Lautrec to Boukyaku no KishidanJPN US$ 19.991-5d
Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono. 3DJPN US$ 88.991-2w


Game Guides and Books
Earth Seeker Official Complete GuideJPN US$ 28.995-15d
Famitsu Xbox 360 [August 2011]JPN N/Asold
Final Fantasy IV Complete Collection Formal Guide BookJPN US$ 25.905-15d
Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono 3D The Complete GuideJPN US$ 33.902-4w
Nippon No Arashi Pocket EditionJPN N/Asold
The Idol Master Project Log BookJPN US$ 69.902-4w
Weekly Famitsu No. 1173 (2011 07/14)JPN N/Asold
Yasudasuzuhito Gashuu Shu Teingusuta Karunabaru Art Book - Side: DeyurararaJPN US$ 36.905-15d


A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow prior end of the week. So J-Pop, Anime and Movie fans, be sure to look out for that one!



Here's a preview of hot games that are expected to come next week.

PlayStation3™
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011JPN US$ 21.99

Nintendo 3DS™
Nintendo 3DS (Flare Red)JPN US$ 278.99
Starfox 64 3DJPN US$ 48.99
UnchainBlades ReXXJPN US$ 54.99


Nintendo DS™
Puyo Puyo!! [Anniversary Box]JPN N/A

Sony PSP™
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DXJPN US$ 49.99
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DXASIA N/A
UnchainBlades ReXXJPN US$ 29.99





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