22. Nov, 2007 12:22 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys Update: Winning Eleven 2008, Mass Effect, LEGO Star Wars, Final Fantasy XI, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Time Crisis 4, Super Mario Galaxy, Contra 4 & lots more

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

As we've been expecting, it's been another tremendous release week, with plenty of new and exciting arrivals for Thanksgiving and of course the ongoing Christmas business.

Popular multi platform sellers this week have been Konami's Winning Eleven 2008, the US editions of Ubisoft's action adventure Assassin's Creed, LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga and WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008.

The hottest Asian Xbox360™ seller this week has been the sci-fi RPG hit Mass Effect, followed by Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation.

For PlayStation3™ we've got Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, the US edition of The Eye of Judgment and Time Crisis 4 with Guncon 3.

The most popular Wii™ arrivals in this week have been the US version of Super Mario Galaxy, followed by Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (US) and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Japanese).

There have also been a lot of interesting handheld releases, including Contra 4, Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi, Rayman Raving Rabbids 2, Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends and Ultimate Mortal Kombat for Nintendo DS™ as well as Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus, Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command, Alien vs Predator: Requiem and Sonic Rivals 2 for PSP™.

As usually, here's a summary of all new arrivals from this week, followed by coming week's preview, once again including plenty of hot new games.

Ace Combat 6: Fires of LiberationASIA US$ 12.99 24h
Assassin's Creed (Platinum Hits)US N/A sold
BlackSite: Area 51US N/A sold
Final Fantasy XI: Vana'diel CollectionJPN N/A sold
Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the GoddessJPN US$ 41.90 1-2w
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Kane & Lynch: Dead MenUS US$ 21.99 1-2w
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete SagaASIA N/A sold
Mass EffectASIA N/A sold
Medal of Honor: AirborneJPN US$ 40.99 1w
Monster JamUS N/A sold
Need for Speed: Pro Street (Platinum Hits)US US$ 24.99 5-15d
Rock BandUS US$ 31.99 1-2w
Scene It? Lights, Camera, ActionASIA N/A sold
Soldier of Fortune: PaybackUS US$ 36.99 1-5d
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008US N/A sold
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008ASIA N/A sold
Winning Eleven 2008ASIA US$ 64.90 wait
Winning Eleven 2008JPN US$ 34.99 1-5d

Assassin's Creed (Greatest Hits)US US$ 19.99 24h
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Kane & Lynch: Dead MenUS US$ 19.99 1-5d
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete SagaASIA N/A sold
Need for Speed: Pro Street (Greatest Hits)US US$ 24.99 1-2w
Remy no Oishii Restaurant / RatatouilleJPN US$ 76.99 1w
Rock BandUS US$ 22.99 1-2w
The Eye of JudgmentUS US$ 37.99 1-2w
Time Crisis 4 with Guncon 3ASIA N/A sold
Uncharted: Drake's FortuneUS N/A sold
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008US N/A sold
Winning Eleven 2008ASIA N/A sold
Winning Eleven 2008JPN US$ 14.90 1-2w

Nintendo Wii™:
Cars: Mater-NationalUS US$ 34.99 1-2w
Dragon BladeJPN US$ 29.99 1-5d
Gegege no Kitarou: Youkai DaiundoukaiJPN US$ 40.99 1w
High School Musical: Sing It Bundle with MicrophoneUS US$ 43.99 1-2w
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic GamesJPN US$ 44.99 1w
Medal of Honor: Heroes 2US US$ 22.99 1-5d
Need for Speed: Pro StreetUS N/A sold
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2US US$ 24.99 1-2w
Smarty PantsUS US$ 21.99 1-2w
Super Mario GalaxyUS N/A sold
Tomb Raider: AnniversaryUS N/A sold
USB Illumination Stand (Black)JPN N/A sold
USB Illumination Stand (White)JPN N/A sold
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008US US$ 46.99 1-2w

Dokapon KingdomJPN N/A sold
EX Jinsei Game II (PlayStation2 the Best Reprint)JPN N/A sold
Exclusive Placing Stand (Ceramic White)JPN N/A sold
Exclusive Placing Stand (Charcoal Black)JPN N/A sold
Exclusive Placing Stand (Satin Silver)JPN N/A sold
Fatal Frame (PlayStation2 the Best Reprint)JPN N/A sold
Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly (PlayStation2 the Best Reprint)JPN US$ 28.99 1w
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented (PlayStation2 the Best Reprint)JPN US$ 45.99 1w
Final Fantasy XI: Vana'diel CollectionJPN US$ 79.90 1-5d
Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the GoddessJPN N/A sold
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJPN US$ 64.90 1w
High School Musical: Sing It Bundle With MicrophoneUS US$ 22.99 1-2w
High School Musical: Sing itUS US$ 5.99 1-2w
King of Fighters XIUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Minna no Tennis / Everybody's Tennis (PlayStation2 the Best)JPN US$ 23.99 1-5d
Monster JamUS US$ 22.99 1-2w
Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 13: Pachinko Hissatsu Shigotojin IIIJPN US$ 61.90 1-2w
PlayStation2 Console Ceramic White (SCPH-90000CW)JPN N/A sold
PlayStation2 Console Charcoal Black (SCPH-90000CB)JPN US$ 723.99 1w
PlayStation2 Console Satin Silver (SCPH-90000SS)JPN N/A sold
Pri-Saga! Princess o Sagase!JPN US$ 64.90 1w
Pri-Saga! Princess o Sagase! [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the WarlordsUS US$ 8.99 1-2w
Shiju HachiJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Swashbucklers: Blue & GreyUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
UmishoJPN N/A sold
Umisho [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 82.99 1-5d
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008US N/A sold
Winning Eleven 2008JPN US$ 17.99 1w

Nintendo DS™:
1500 DS Spirits Vol.6 TrumpJPN US$ 19.99 1w
1500 DS Spirits Vol.7 ChessJPN N/A sold
1500 DS Spirits Vol.8 DartsJPN US$ 11.99 1-5d
1500 DS Spirits Vol.9 2 Ninuchi MahjongJPN US$ 22.99 1-2w
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?US US$ 32.99 1-2w
Bratz: 4 RealUS US$ 22.99 1-2w
Catz 2ASIA N/A sold
Chou Kantan Boki Nyuumon DSJPN US$ 32.90 1-2w
Contra 4US US$ 44.99 1-2w
Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with FriendsUS US$ 24.99 1-2w
Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi MonotachiJPN US$ 79.99 1w
Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends: Imagination InvadersUS US$ 59.99 1-2w
Hamsterz 2ASIA N/A sold
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJPN N/A sold
Hori Nintendo DS Wi-Fi USB AdapterJPN N/A sold
Jenga World TourUS US$ 24.90 5-15d
Juushin Enbu DSJPN US$ 13.99 1-5d
Kodai Ouja: Kyouryuu King - 7-tsu no KakeraJPN US$ 74.99 1w
Kouenji Onago Soccer 2JPN US$ 28.99 1-2w
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete SagaASIA N/A sold
My Best Friends- Cats & DogsASIA N/A sold
Nazotte Oboeru Otona no Kanji Renshuu KanzenhanJPN N/A sold
Need for Speed: Pro StreetUS US$ 48.99 1-2w
Petz Horsez 2US US$ 32.99 1-2w
Puzzle de Harvest MoonUS N/A sold
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2ASIA N/A sold
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2US US$ 22.99 1-2w
Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x DinosaurJPN N/A sold
Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x ShinobiJPN N/A sold
Sankei Sports Kanshuu: Wi-Fi Baken Yosou Ryoku Training: Umania 2007 Nendo-HanJPN US$ 14.99 1-5d
Ultimate Mortal KombatUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
Unou Ikusei: IQ BreederJPN US$ 39.90 1w
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008US US$ 24.90 5-15d
WanSeg TV Tuner DSJPN US$ 119.99 1-2w
Wantame Music Channel: Doko Demo StyleJPN N/A sold
Yomesou de Yomenai Kanji DSJPN N/A sold

Sony PSP™:
Aliens vs Predator: RequiemUS N/A sold
An Idol and a Baseball Fist 2JPN N/A sold
Component AV Cable XL (4 meters / 13.12 ft.) N/A sold
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJPN US$ 14.90 5-15d
MAX Power Slim N/A sold
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops PlusUS US$ 14.99 1-2w
Planetarium Curator Ohira Takayuki Kanshuu: Home Star Portable (Sega the Best)JPN US$ 24.90 1w
Protection Filter PortableJPN N/A sold
Sakura Taisen 1&2 (Sega the Best)JPN N/A sold
Sarugetchu: Pipo Saru Racer (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 34.99 1-5d
Sarugetchu: Pipo Saru Racer (PSP the Best)ASIA N/A sold
Sonic Rivals 2US N/A sold
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2KOR N/A sold
WWE Smackdown Vs. RAW 2008US N/A sold
Warhammer 40,000: Squad CommandUS US$ 22.99 1-2w

PC Games:
Avencast: Rise of the Mage (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold
BlackSite: Area 51 (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold
Final Fantasy XI: Vana'diel CollectionJPN N/A sold
Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the GoddessJPN US$ 54.90 1w

Book releases:
Assassin's Creed Limited Edition Art BookUS N/A sold
Codes & Cheats Winter 2008: Prima Games Code Book (Codes & Cheats)US N/A sold
Crysis: Prima Official Game GuideUS N/A sold
Mass Effect Prima Official Game GuideUS N/A sold
Viva Pinata Ultimate Sticker BookUS N/A sold

Toys & More:
Armored Core Interior Mirage C04-Atals Foxeye Ver. 1/72 Fine Scale Model KitJPN N/A sold
Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 1/6 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Ayane - Venus on the beach (Re-run)JPN N/A sold
Dragon Quest 1/1 Scale Soft Vinyl Figure: SlimeJPN N/A sold
Dragon Quest IV - Batoen G Drawing SetJPN N/A sold
Dragon Quest IV - Batoen G Pencil Set HD 011JPN N/A sold
Dragon Quest IV - Batoen G Pencil Set HD 012JPN N/A sold
EP3 Star Wars 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Darth Vader N/A sold
Hanabi Shokunin Damasii Collection Trading FigureJPN N/A sold
Ikkitousen: 1/7 Scale Painted Cold Cast Statue - Sonsaku Hakufu (Wet Hair Version)JPN N/A sold
Kirby Plush Doll (sitting medium size)JPN N/A sold
Maid wo Nerae 1/8 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure: Kitamura Kiriko (Pink Version)JPN N/A sold
Nintendo Wii Collection Keychain GashaponJPN N/A sold
Oh My Goddess - Everyone has Wings: BelldandyJPN N/A sold
One Piece Feeling Figure Collection: Styling 4 - Grand HolidayJPN N/A sold
Princess Crown - Gradriel Pre-painted PVC FigureJPN N/A sold
Robosapien V2HK N/A sold

Video Game related Soundtracks:
Ace Combat 6 Original Soundtrack JPNUS$ 32.905-15d
Beautiful Katamari Damacy Original Soundtrack JPNN/Asold
Bleach B Station Second Season 5 JPNUS$ 24.905-15d
Culdcept Second Original Soundtrack Deluxe JPNN/Asold
Ef - A Fairy Tale of the Two. SP1 JPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Follow The Nightingale (Tales of Innocence Theme Song) JPNUS$ 10.905-15d
Hatsunejima Best D.C -Da Capo- Best Selection JPNUS$ 28.905-15d
Insanity JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Kira Kira JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Rockman 7 Shukumei No Taiketsu Original Soundtrack JPNUS$ 26.995-15d
Rockman 8 Metal Heroes Original Soundtrack JPNUS$ 32.905-15d
Sengoku Basara 2 Heroes Original Soundtrack JPNUS$ 30.905-15d
Shining Wind Drama CD Vol.1 JPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Tantei Jinguji Ssaburo Inishie No Kioku Soundtrack JPNN/Asold


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.

Here's a quick preview of some items that are expected to be hot. More US releases are likely to follow, but a few items might be slightly delayed due to US Thanksgiving. Affected is mostly the new Final Fantasy Expansion Pack. Also note that Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer [First Print Limited Edition] has slightly been pushed back, now shipping December 14th.

Apocalypse: Desire NextJPN US$ 34.99
Avatar: The Burning EarthASIA N/A
BlackSite: Area 51ASIA N/A
Guilty Gear 2 OvertureJPN N/A
Kane & Lynch: Dead MenASIA N/A
Mass Effect (Platinum Hits)US US$ 24.99

College Hoops 2K8US N/A
Kane & Lynch: Dead MenASIA N/A
The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering IslesUS N/A
TimeshiftUS US$ 19.99

Nintendo Wii™:
Geometry Wars: GalaxiesUS N/A
Ghost SquadUS US$ 19.98
Naruto Shippuuden: Gekitou Ninja Taisen EX 2JPN US$ 45.99
Sengoku Basara 2 Heroes (Double Pack)JPN US$ 73.99
Soul Calibur LegendsUS US$ 51.99

A.C.E. Another Century's Episode 2 Special Vocal VersionJPN N/A
Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the IlluminusUS N/A
SD Gundam G Generation SpiritsJPN US$ 39.99
Sengoku Basara 2 HeroesJPN US$ 85.99

Nintendo DS™:
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant WingsUS US$ 39.99
Gouma Reifu Den Izuna NiJPN US$ 48.90
Layton Kyouju to Akuma no HakoJPN US$ 59.99
Mario Party DSUS N/A
Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008JPN N/A

Sony PSP™:
The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel UnlimitedASIA US$ 29.99
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness Portable Tsuusin Taisen HajimemasitaJPN US$ 34.90

PC Games:
Unreal Tournament IIIUS N/A
Unreal Tournament III Collector's EditionUS N/A

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


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