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12. Apr, 2007 11:49 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys Update: More Virtua Tennis 3, Rapala Tournament Fishing, Enchanted Arms, Prince of Persia: Rival Swords, Metal Slug Anthology, Gyakuten Saiban 4 & more


Welcome to this week's Games & Toys update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days.

It's been a relatively calm release week in Japan, with only about ten new video game releases. Top Japanese sellers have been Gyakuten Saiban 4 (Nintendo DS™), followed by Grim Grimoire for PlayStation2™.

More popular titles were released in Asian and especially US territory, including the region free Xbox360™ releases Virtua Tennis 3 and Rapala Tournament Fishing, Enchanted Arms for PlayStation3™ as well as Prince of Persia: Rival Swords and Medal of Honor Vanguard for Wii™.

For PlayStation2™ we've got SNK Playmore's Metal Slug Anthology compilation and SingStar Pop. Top handheld sellers have been Konami Classics Series: Arcade Hits, Cake Mania and Honeycomb Beat for Nintendo DS™ as well as Prince of Persia: Rival Swords and Virtua Tennis 3 for PSP™.

There have also been plenty of new toy releases, so make sure to keep reading our full summary as well as coming week's preview.


Xbox360™:
Dance Dance Revolution UniverseUS N/A sold
Rapala Tournament FishingUS US$ 28.99 1-2w
Virtua Tennis 3ASIA N/A sold


PlayStation3™:
Enchanted ArmsUS N/A sold

Nintendo Wii™:
Medal of Honor VanguardUS US$ 28.99 1-5d
Prince of Persia: Rival SwordsUS N/A sold


PlayStation2™:
Brave: The Search for Spirit DancerUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Grim GrimoireJPN US$ 74.90 1w
Jissen Pachi-Slot Hisshouhou! Mister Magic NeoJPN US$ 5.99 1-5d
Metal Slug AnthologyUS US$ 74.99 24h
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 116: The Neko-Mura no Ninnin Pagu Daikan no Akugyou SanmaiJPN US$ 32.99 1w
SingStar PopUS US$ 34.90 wait
SingStar Pop (with 2 microphones)US US$ 63.90 1-2w
SingStar RocksUS N/A sold
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double AgentJPN US$ 53.99 1w



Nintendo DS™:
Cake ManiaUS US$ 21.99 1-2w
Disney's Chicken Little: Ace in ActionJPN US$ 12.99 1w
Little Mermaid: Ariel no Umi no TakaramonoJPN US$ 48.90 1w
Gyakuten Saiban 4JPN N/A sold
Gyakuten Saiban 4 [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Honeycomb BeatUS US$ 19.99 1-5d
Kakikomi Shiki 'Hannya Shinkyou' Renshuu Chou DSJPN US$ 37.99 1w
Konami Classics Series: Arcade HitsUS US$ 60.99 1-2w
M&M's Break' EmUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the MinisJPN US$ 51.90 1w
Soft Cover DS Lite (Candy Toy)JPN N/A sold
Taitsu-Kun: Joushi ga Ikari ni Kuisawayaka MannersJPN US$ 39.90 1w
Watashi no RelaxumaJPN N/A sold



Sony PSP™:
Prince of Persia: Rival SwordsUS N/A sold
Virtua Tennis 3US US$ 30.99 1-2w



Toys & Misc:
DX Super Mario Characters Sofubi Figure 2: KuriboJPN N/A sold
DX Super Mario Characters Sofubi Figure 2: Super MarioJPN N/A sold
Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 1/6 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure: Kasumi - VirgoJPN N/A sold
Dot-S Puzzle: Bomberman (10-Type A)JPN N/A sold
Dot-S Puzzle: Bomberman (10-Type B)JPN N/A sold
Fate/Hollow Ataraxia 1/6 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure : Saber - AlterJPN N/A sold
Fate/Stay Night 1/8 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure - Hyper Fate Collection SaberJPN N/A sold
God of War Action Figure: Kratos N/A sold
God of War Action Figure: Kratos Golden Fleece N/A sold
Happiness 1/8 Scale Painted PVC Figure: Haruhi Kamisaka (Limited Edition)JPN N/A sold
Keroro Character Phone Strap GashaponJPN N/A sold
Aim for the Top: Otomedama Top wo Nerae 2 Non Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Buster Machine No.7 NonoJPN N/A sold
Creator's Labo #010 Pre-painted PVC Figure: Mine Blue - A Girl from XanaduJPN N/A sold
Creator's Labo #010 Pre-painted PVC Figure: Mine Blue - Everlasting Summer..., and the Black RiderJPN N/A sold
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED The Hyper Hybrid Mode 2nd Figure CollectionJPN N/A sold
Namco Gals Collection Gashapon Vol.7JPN N/A sold
New Super Mario Bros. Character PouchJPN N/A sold
Banpresto Nintendo Super Mario Bros. Plush Doll Phone StrapJPN N/A sold
Nintendo Super Mario Bros. Water Pump Game Gashapon Vol. 02JPN N/A sold
Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl Plush Doll: Type AJPN N/A sold
Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl Plush Doll: Type BJPN N/A sold
Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl Plush Doll: Type CJPN N/A sold
Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl Plush Doll: Type DJPN N/A sold
Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl Plush Doll: Type EJPN N/A sold
Range Murata PSE Solid Collection Vol.2JPN N/A sold
Sekirei 1/7 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure - KusanoJPN N/A sold
Sekirei 1/7 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure - MiyaJPN N/A sold
Shining Tears 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: ElwigJPN N/A sold
Solid Works Super Robot Taisen Original Generation - 1/8 Scale Pre-painted Figure: Kusuha Mizuha (Third Alfa Ver.)JPN N/A sold
Super Real Figure DX Series: Ikkitousen - Zhao YunJPN N/A sold



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.



About 15 new titles are due in Japan next week. Here's a quick pre-summary of what is expected to be hot.

Nintendo Wii™:
Furu Furu ParkJPN US$ 20.99
Super Paper MarioJPN US$ 69.99


PlayStation2™:
Fate/stay Night [Realta Nua]JPN N/A
Fate/stay Night [Realta Nua] [Extra Edition]JPN US$ 9.99
Persona 3: Fes (Append Edition)JPN US$ 44.99
Persona 3: Fes (Independent Starting Version)JPN N/A
The King of Fighters NestsJPN N/A


Nintendo DS™:
Lise no Atelier: Ordre no RenkinjutsushiJPN N/A
Lise no Atelier: Ordre no Renkinjutsushi [Premium Box]JPN N/A
Nodame CantabileJPN US$ 14.99
Wi-Fi Taiou: Sekai no DaredemoJPN US$ 46.99

Sony PSP™:
Final Fantasy Anniversary EditionASIA N/A
Final Fantasy Anniversary EditionJPN N/A


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



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