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15. Mar, 2012 16:17 (HKT)

Things that convert to the dark side: Puella Magi Madoka, Shining Blade, Meikyuu Touro Legasista, Tokimeki Memorial Girls 3rd, Onna Misshitsu, Tales of Graces F, Silent Hill Downpour & more! - Weekly Games Update!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Magic glitters in the air, become the saviour in Puella Magi Madoka Portable, pick up the Shining Blade, Go deep into the maze in Legasista, and get to know the boys and the girls in Tokimeki Girls Side 3 and Onna Misshitsu.

You can change fate. Fight against the monsters and witches in the Walpurgis Night as Madoka and friends. The girls debut in the game world with Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Portable.

Form your team in the adventure part. All dialogues are voiced by a starry cast of seiyuu. When you are talking with them, lead the girls into the dungeons to fight the witches.

Switch between girls, make use of their elements to launch the most powerful wave of attack. The turn based system adds a tactical aspect to the game. Be aware of the magical gauge and the corruption of the soul gems, and keep an eye on the enemies that might creep up to you when you are concentrating on the witch.

With the new game comes new story events and scenario, control your own destiny, and enjoy your transformation animation sequences.

The Limited Edition packets come with the Figma version of Madoka in uniform, a special Blu-ray disc, Kyubei Pouch, and a special clear card:

Japanese versions
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable [Tsuujou Keiyaku Pack]JPN US$ 69.991-2w
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 99.991w

Asian versions
Puella Magi Madoka Magica PortableASIA N/Asold
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable [Limited Edition]ASIA N/Asold




Become the chosen one. Pick up the soul blade Yukihime and embark on a journey to return the power of the spirits to the barren lands. The Dragoneer Empire is your enemy, and they have troops positioned everywhere around the world.

Recruit songstresses (called Lorelais) and warriors into your team as you battle the empire one base at a time. The songstresses have the power to bring mana back to the land, and you need all of them to recover the fallen lands.

Tony Taka is back with his delicate use of colors and his beautiful women, Shining Blade is an RPG that touches the soul.

Shining BladeJPN US$ 75.991w


The Accessory Pack comes with a pouch. There is a window on it, gamers can slip the picture of their favourite girl into it. The package also comes with decoration stickers and 3 UMD slide cases.

Shining Blade (Accessory Set)JPN US$ 109.901-5d




To find a way to cure his petrified sister, Aruto ventures into a mysterious tower. In this age where magic and curses have replaced science, the tower is feared by everyone for demonic monsters reside in them. Escape from traps, and use them to defeat your foes.

Meet the enchanting cast of characters. When a stage becomes too difficult for one person, working with your partner makes it easy. Everything is usable in the game, create your own weapons with them and add attributes to them. Sometimes a bit of poison can help you through certain stages, but when you consume too much, you'll suffer.

The ways to survive are endless, but there is only one goal. The Tower open its great gates today, welcoming all brave heroes.

Meikyuu Touro LegasistaJPN US$ 49.991w




Experience a premium romance. Meet the boys again via the Sony PSP. By making use of the 2D Live system, the boys' every mood change becomes apparent.

The new version also comes with an approach mode, during special moments, players can touch the boys, tickle them or play tricks on them. They blush, they scowl, they blink, your every action during the dates produces a different reaction.

And with a bigger screen, the player can step up to the boys, turn the console vertically to enjoy a larger picture of them. Curious about what they do in their spare time? Take a peek into their rooms and see what their super deformed selves are up to when they thought you are not watching.

The Limited Premium Edition comes with a drama CD performed by the boys:

Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Premium: 3rd Story (First-Press Limited Edition)JPN N/Asold
Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Premium: 3rd Story [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 134.991w




What will you do when you are locked inside a room with your dream girl? Live through the different situations in this game. You have control over two worlds. In your dream world, you become a fairy who must help the girls to escape from the locked room, your success affects the outcome of your relationship in the real world.

All environments and characters are in 3D, and all the dialogues are voiced. You instruct the girls through inputting words into the system. You can change your perspective by using the gyro-sensor. Spot the items that have been hidden in a blind spot. With the camera feature, capture the enchanting images of the girls and keep them in your image gallery.

Let's see how far your fantasies take you:

Onna no Ko to Misshitsu ni Itara **shichau KamoshirenaiJPN US$ 24.9924h




The much awaited English version of Tales of Graces F has arrived this week. Join Asbel and Sophia on another adventure to save the kingdom from mysterious forces. The game comes with an original epilogue chapter. It comes with more spectacular skills and wraps up the touching story.

When your prison bus crashes near Silent Hill, you are left in a world drenched in nightmares. The Downpour never stops. Things that have died never stay dead for long. When they come back to life, their fangs and their claws are even sharper. There are even more dirty secrets buried in the history, it's time to dig.

She is the most beautiful and the strongest. When the treasure hunter Ayumi hears of the Dragonland, she is determined to lay her hands on the treasure guarded by the dragons. She has the power to call forth her past selves to fight alongside her. So take down the massive beasts with the Blades of Time.

Kamuro-chou is the liveliest city in the world, nothing stays dead. Zombies are taking down the World in Yakuza 5. Partner up with a cabaret club girl in a slinky dress and a gatling gun under her arm. Together, you escape from locked down areas and and venture into karaoke bars that close their doors to the undead.

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

Xbox360™
Blades of TimeUS US$ 21.991-2w
Blades of TimeASIA N/Asold
FIFA StreetASIA N/Asold
Major League Baseball 2K12US N/Asold
Mass Effect 3JPN N/Asold
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm GenerationsUS US$ 29.991-5d
SSXJPN US$ 51.991w
Silent Hill: DownpourUS US$ 24.991-2w
Top Gun: Hard LockUS US$ 42.991-2w
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved (English Version) (Platinum Hits)ASIA N/Asold
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved (English and Chinese Version) (Platinum Hits)ASIA N/Asold


PlayStation3™
Biohazard 5 AE & Revival Selection HD Re-Master Twin PackJPN N/Asold
Blades of TimeUS US$ 24.991-2w
Blades of TimeASIA US$ 39.991w
Dirt 3 Complete EditionASIA N/Asold
Dirt 3 Complete EditionEUR N/Asold
FIFA StreetASIA N/Asold
FIFA StreetUS US$ 24.991-2w
Mass Effect 3JPN US$ 40.991-5d
Meikyuu Touro LegasistaJPN US$ 49.991w
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm GenerationsASIA N/Asold
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm GenerationsUS US$ 32.991-5d
SSXJPN US$ 57.901-2w
SSXEUR US$ 27.901-2w
Sengoku Basara 3 Utage Double PackJPN N/Asold
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Ryujin RanbuJPN US$ 19.991w
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Ryujin Ranbu [Treasure Box]JPN US$ 128.991w
Silent Hill: DownpourUS US$ 24.9924h
Street Fighter X TekkenEUR N/Asold
Tales of Graces FUS US$ 26.9924h
Tales of Graces F (English language Version)ASIA N/Asold
Top Gun: Hard LockUS US$ 44.991-2w
Twisted MetalEUR US$ 34.991w
Winning Post 7 2012JPN US$ 63.901-2w
Yakuza: Dead SoulsASIA N/Asold
Yakuza: Dead SoulsUS US$ 19.9924h


Sony PS Vita™
FIFA FootballEuropeUS$ 59.905-15d
FIFA SoccerJPNUS$ 48.991w
Ridge RacerUSUS$ 24.9924h
Slotter Mania V: Black LagoonJPNN/Asold
Unit 13USUS$ 24.991-5d

    

Sony PSP
Amnesia Later [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Amnesia Later [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 59.991w
Amnesia Twin PackJPN N/Asold
DJ Max Portable: Black SquareJPN US$ 19.9924h
DJ Max Portable: Black Square [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 64.991w
Major League Baseball 2K12US US$ 17.991-2w
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable [Tsuujou Keiyaku Pack]JPN US$ 69.991-2w
Puella Magi Madoka Magica PortableASIA N/Asold
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable [Limited Edition]ASIA N/Asold
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 99.991w
Shining BladeJPN US$ 75.991w
Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Premium: 3rd Story (First-Press Limited Edition)JPN N/Asold
Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Premium: 3rd Story [Regular Edition]JPN US$ 134.991w
Winning Post 7 2012JPN US$ 48.991-5d


Nintendo™ Wii
Major League Baseball 2K12US N/Asold
Mario Party 9US US$ 39.9924h

Nintendo™ 3DS
Onna no Ko to Misshitsu ni Itara **shichau KamoshirenaiJPN US$ 24.9924h


Nintendo™ DS
Major League Baseball 2K12US N/Asold
SilverliciousUS N/Asold


PC Games
Alan WakeEUR N/Asold
Mass Effect 3 (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
The Sims 3: Showtime (DVD-ROM)EUR US$ 33.992-4w


Game Guides and Books
100 Years Before The Birth Of DoraemonJPN US$ 24.905-15d
Bikkuriman Shi Rukorekushon Akuma vs Tenshi Hen 80's ChirudorenserekushonJPN US$ 18.905-15d
Biohazard Revelations Official Guide BookJPN US$ 26.905-15d
CoccoJPN US$ 22.905-15d
Final Fantasy XI 10th Anniversary Premiere GuideJPN US$ 36.905-15d
Hello! Project 2011 Summer Photobook: Wow Wow Yeah YeahJPN N/Asold
Hello! Project 2012 Winter PhotobookJPN N/Asold
Macross F / Frontier Official Creator's Magazine File 1JPN N/Asold
Macross F / Frontier Official Creator's Magazine File 1 [With Signature]JPN N/Asold
Macross F / Frontier Official Creator's Magazine File 2JPN N/Asold
Macross F / Frontier Official Creator's Magazine File 2 [With Signature]JPN N/Asold
Macross F / Frontier Official Creator's Magazine File 3 FinalJPN N/Asold
Macross F / Frontier Official Creator's Magazine File 3 Final [With Signature]JPN N/Asold
Miniskirt Space Pirates Bodacious Space Pirates Official Fan BookJPN N/Asold
Quarterly Pixiv Vol.08JPN N/Asold
Saikou No Jinsei No Owari Hou Endeingupuranna Official Photo BookJPN US$ 21.905-15d
Shining Blade First Blader's GuideJPN US$ 20.905-15d
Shining Force The Collection Of World & Visual DataJPN US$ 38.905-15d
Silent Hill Downpour: Prima Official Game GuideUS US$ 19.991-2w
Street Fighter X Tekken Signature Series GuideUS US$ 19.991-2w
Street Fighter x Tekken Master GuideJPN US$ 30.905-15d
Sukuraido Afuta KanzenbanJPN US$ 32.905-15d
Tenjin Hidetaka Art Works Of Macross Valkyries - Second Sortie - Kobunsha Hinotama IllustrationsJPN US$ 49.991w
The Darkness II Official Strategy GuideUS N/Asold
Twisted Metal Signature Series GuideUS N/Asold
Uchigawa Kara Mita Noa No HoukaiJPN US$ 18.905-15d
Votoms Perfect Models 01JPN US$ 38.905-15d
Weekly Famitsu No. 1214 (2012 03/22)JPN N/Asold
Yura Lucky Pack - Featuring Gian-carlo's Lucky Happy Life Cool-B CollectionJPN US$ 42.905-15d

     


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™
Attouteki Yuugi: Mugen SoulsASIA N/A
Attouteki Yuugi: Mugen SoulsJPN US$ 34.99
Attouteki Yuugi: Mugen Souls [Limited Edition]ASIA N/A
Attouteki Yuugi: Mugen Souls [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 199.90
Ninja Gaiden 3 Collector's EditionJPN US$ 161.99


Sony PS Vita
Little Busters! Converted EditionJPN US$ 74.99

Sony PSP™
Hakuouki: Bakumatsu Musou RokuJPN US$ 62.99
Hakuouki: Bakumatsu Musou Roku [Limited Edition]JPN N/A


Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo 3DS (Monster Hunter 3G Beginner Hunters Pack Black Edition)JPN US$ 349.90
Nintendo 3DS (Monster Hunter 3G Beginner Hunters Pack Red Edition)JPN US$ 349.90

Nintendo DS™
Pokemon + Nobunaga no Yabou <div class="ext ext_"></div>JPN US$ 22.99





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