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16. Mar, 2006 15:08 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys update: Final Fantasy XII, GuitarFreaks V & DrumMania V, Xbox360™ Asia release, Mega Man Powered Up, Devil May Cry 3 Sound DVD & a lot more


Welcome to this week's Games & Toys update, our Thursday summary, where we are reviewing all related items released during the last 7 days.

It's been an interesting release with with a few very big highlights. The top Japanese release has certainly been Square-Enix's PlayStation2™ RPG hit Final Fantasy XII (Japanese/Asia), followed by Konami's Bemani game GuitarFreaks V & DrumMania V (Regular/Konamistyle Special Edition).

Additional highlights have been Capcom's Mega Man Powered Up for PSP™ and not to forget Microsoft's Asia Xbox360™, including a number of great titles, such as Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, Burnout Revenge, Fight Night Round 3 and many more. Make sure to check out our Xbox360™ launch details news coverage for more detailed information.

A number of interesting video game related Music, Video & Toy related releases have been Capcom's Devil May Cry 3 Sound DVD Book Raising the Devil (originally released some time ago but now stocked at Play-Asia.com.), Banpresto's Nintendo DS Strap and the Water Game DS Candy Toy.

As usually, here's a summary of all new releases from this week. Also make sure to scroll down for next week's preview. Once again a few top sellers are expected, including G.Rev's Dreamcast™ shooter Under Defeat.

PlayStation2™:
Cordless Compact Controller (Final Fantasy XII Version) N/A sold
Drummania Controller N/A sold
Final Fantasy XIIJPN US$ 52.99 1-5d
Final Fantasy XIIASIA N/A sold
Final Fantasy XII Memory Card 8MB N/A sold
Guitar Freaks Controller N/A sold
GuitarFreaks V & DrumMania VJPN N/A sold
GuitarFreaks V & DrumMania V [Konamistyle Special Edition]JPN N/A sold
Jissen Pachi-Slot Hisshouhou! Ultraman Kurabu STJPN N/A sold
Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence [Limited Edition]KOR N/A sold
Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence [w/ Headset Limited Edition]KOR N/A sold
PlayStation2 Final Fantasy XII Pack (SCPH-75000 FF)JPN N/A sold
Ski Jumping Pair ReloadedJPN US$ 59.90 1-5d
Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-RabbitJPN US$ 59.90 1w
Winning Post 7 Maximum 2006JPN N/A sold



Xbox360™ software:
Burnout RevengeASIA N/A sold
Dead or Alive 4ASIA N/A sold
FIFA Soccer 06: Road to FIFA World CupASIA N/A sold
Fight Night Round 3ASIA US$ 22.90 1-2w
GunASIA N/A sold
Kameo: Elements of PowerASIA N/A sold
NBA Live 06 (Chinese/English)ASIA N/A sold
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Chinese/English)ASIA N/A sold
Perfect Dark ZeroASIA N/A sold
Perfect Dark Zero [Limited Edition Tin Box]ASIA N/A sold
Peter Jackson's King KongASIA N/A sold
Project Gotham Racing 3ASIA N/A sold
Ridge Racer 6ASIA N/A sold
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06ASIA N/A sold
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced WarfighterASIA N/A sold

Make sure to check out our Xbox360™ launch details news coverage for additional hardware release information, compatibility list and more.



Sony PSP™:
Dancing Blade Katteni Momo TenshiJPN N/A sold
Dust Cap Portable (white) N/A sold
Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Into the BlueJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Mega Man Powered UpASIA N/A sold
Simple 2500 Series Portable Vol. 4: The Mind Mapping ExerciseASIA N/A sold
Simple 2500 Series Portable Vol. 4: The Unou DoriruJPN US$ 11.99 1w



Nintendo DS™/Gameboy Advance™:
Chou-Gekijou-Han Keroro Gunsou: Enshuu Dayo! Zenin ShuugouJPN N/A sold
Garak TaleJPN N/A sold
DS Vibration Cartridge N/A sold
Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Shiroiei no Shoujo (Best Collection)JPN N/A sold



Windows™ PC:
ArcanaKOR N/A sold
Raiden IIIJPN N/A sold


Toys & Books:
Final Fantasy XII First Flight Guide (V-Jump)JPN US$ 14.90 1-2w
From TV Animation ONE PIECE Big Plush Doll DX - Model B: Chopper N/A sold
From TV Animation ONE PIECE Big Plush Doll DX Pirate Cap - Model A: Luffy N/A sold
Namco Gals Collection Gashapon Vol.6 N/A sold
Nintendo DS Strap N/A sold
Nintendo Family Computer Controller 2 - Walking Figure: Fire Mario N/A sold
Nintendo Family Computer Controller 2 - Walking Figure: Toad N/A sold
Banpresto Official licensed Onimusha 3 Strap N/A sold
Pia Carrot 3 Kinoshita Takako Tropical Ver. N/A sold
Water Game DS Candy Toy N/A sold



Video Game related soundtracks:
Biohazard 4 Soundtrack Book Original Soundtrack + Visual BookletJPN N/A sold
Devil May Cry 3 Sound DVD Book Raising the DevilJPN N/A sold
Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de 2 - Vocal & Variety CD Box [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Kiss Me Good-Bye (Final Fantasy XII add-in track) (~Angela Aki)JPN N/A sold
Kiss Me Good-Bye (Final Fantasy XII add-in track) [CD+DVD Limited Edition] (~Angela Aki)JPN N/A sold
Namco Kotoba no Puzzle - MojipittanJPN N/A sold
Tourist Trophy Original Game SoundtrackJPN US$ 20.90 5-15d



A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow tomorrow.



Looking forward to next week, around 50 new titles are expected to be published in Japan, along with a couple of interesting Asia version releases. We have pre-summarized the biggest highlights below.

PlayStation2™:
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan WarJPN N/A
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan WarASIA N/A
Flight Stick 2R N/A
Mahou Sensei Negima! Kagai JugyouJPN US$ 79.99
Shin Sangoku Musou 4 EmpiresJPN N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou 4 Empires [Premium Box]JPN N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou 4 Empires [Super Premium Box]JPN N/A
The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact ManiaxJPN US$ 24.90


Xbox360™;
Call of Duty 2ASIA N/A
Quake 4ASIA N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou 4 EmpiresJPN N/A
Tengai Makyou: ZiriaJPN N/A


Dreamcast™:
Under DefeatJPN N/A
Under Defeat [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 206.99
Under Defeat [Segadirect Limited Edition w/ Poster & Sticker]JPN N/A
Under Defeat [Segadirect Edition w/ Refurbished Dreamcast + Poster]JPN N/A
Under Defeat [Segadirect Limited Edition w/ Refurbished Dreamcast + Poster & Sticker]JPN N/A


Sony PSP™:
Capcom Classics Collection RemixedASIA N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou 2nd EvolutionJPN N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou 2nd Evolution [All in Guard Box]JPN US$ 104.99
Ultra Puzzle Bobble PocketJPN N/A
Ultra Puzzle Bobble PocketASIA N/A
Viewtiful Joe Battle CarnivalASIA N/A
Viewtiful Joe Battle CarnivalJPN US$ 65.90


Nintendo DS™:
Cooking MamaJPN N/A
Pokemon Rangers: Diamond-Pearl e no MichiJPN US$ 24.99
Puzzle Series Vol. 3: SudokuJPN N/A
Ys StrategyJPN US$ 48.90


Gameboy Advance™:
Dragon Ball Advance Adventure (Banpresto Best)JPN US$ 39.99
Dragon Ball Z: Bukuu Tougeki (Banpresto Best)JPN US$ 39.99
Mahou Sensei Negima! Private Lesson 2JPN US$ 23.99
Atelier Marie, Elie and Anise (Banpresto Best)JPN US$ 119.90
Yggdra UnionJPN US$ 94.99


Access our preorder lists for further upcoming video game, movie and music releases.



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