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16. May, 2008 17:24 (HKT)

Tactics matters, both in games and in life - Lead a battle against the Black Swarm in Drone Tactics and plan your future in the gaming industry with Video Game Careers.


From the publisher: An army of evil Drones is on the march, threatening to obliterate the land of Cimexus! Its inhabitants now turn to you to lead them in battle against the Black Swarm. Each level offers new challenges, and taking full advantage of each Drone’s unique specialties will be the difference between success and defeat!

Game Features:

  • Build and command your own Drone army – Wreak mechanical havoc with your squad of insect mechs, choosing from over 100 weapons, upgrades, and power-ups to optimize your forces.
  • Conquer dozens of campaign operations and over 50 additional maps – Take on the forces of the Black Swarm then confront the challenges that wait in the mysterious Badlands.
  • Battle for domination in head-to-head combat – Friends become enemies in local wireless play.
Atlus' fun strategy Drone Tactics for Nintendo DS is in stock today, shipping as a region free US version for US$ 34.90 only.




From the publisher: "If you've ever thought of making games professionally, and you want to stick a toe in the water, if you want to see how games get made, I can't think of a better way than this." —David Perry, Game Industry Guru

You want to get a job in video games. And so does everybody else.

Learn about dozens of video game career fields and what to expect once you've made it to the big time. Plus, get expert advice from a bona-fide career counselor to figure out which job is right for you.

With over 250 combined years of video game experience between these covers, you won't find a more comprehensive insider's view of the career paths that will get you Paid to Play.


Product Features:

  • Completely revised and expanded with updated salary breakdowns!
  • Brand new information from video game company human resources personnel on what they look for in new applicants. Real advice from the people who actually read résumés!
  • Expanded details and contact information on colleges that offer video game career oriented degrees and classes.
  • Exclusive interviews from over 100 game professionals including John Romero, Dan Hsu, and many more.
  • Find out how to get jobs at companies like EA, Sony, Sega, THQ, Ubisoft, LucasArts, BioWare, and Criterion, from the pros who have already done it.
  • Original illustrations by Penny Arcade.
Prima games' informative Video Game Careers is a guide book for all gamers who seek to enter the gaming industry. The book is in stock today, available for US$ 19.90 only.



Devil May Cry 4 is a critically acclaimed large scale action that caters to players of both third generation consoles, the Xbox360 and PlayStation3. The book contains every scrap of information and illustration on the characters, both on the heroes' sides and on the villains' side.

There are rough sketches and initial designs on new characters and redesign information on the existing ones. Aside from sketches, the book also contains some high quality CG illustrations to show the end product of the character design processes.

To ensure that the book is thorough, even the sketches and information that have been discarded during the design stages are collected and edited into the archive.


Capcom's comprehensive Devil May Cry 4 - Devil Material Collection is in stock today, shipping for US$ 29.90 only.

After reading about all the hardwork that went into the character design stages, see them in action in the games:

Xbox360™
Devil May Cry 4US N/A sold
Devil May Cry 4JPN US$ 49.99 1w
Devil May Cry 4 [Collector's Edition]US N/A sold

PlayStation3™
Devil May Cry 4ASIA N/A sold
Devil May Cry 4US N/A sold
Devil May Cry 4JPN US$ 99.99 1w



New toy arrivals:

Resinya Toradora 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Kawashima AmiJPN N/A sold
Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu Non Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: figma Suzumiya Haruhi (School Uniform Version)JPN N/A sold




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