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29. Oct, 2009 17:44 (HKT)

Weekly Games update: Bayonetta, Wipe Out HD, Hikari no 4 Senshi: Final Fantasy Gaiden, Magna Carta 2, Sin & Punishment 2, Super Robot Taisen NEO, Tekken 6, Nostalgia & much more!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. We have a couple of cool Japanese games coming today, let's have a look at these before we get to our usual summary of the week.

From the publisher: Bayonetta is a stylish and cinematic action game, directed by Devil May Cry creator Hideki Kamiya, for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

A member of an ancient witch clan and possessing powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces-off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated all-out action.

Outlandish finishing moves are performed with balletic grace as Bayonetta flows from one fight to another.

With magnificent over-the-top action taking place in stages that are a veritable theme park of exciting attractions, Bayonetta pushes the limits of the action genre, bringing to life its fast-paced, dynamic climax combat.

Stunning graphics and cool action heroines. Bayonetta is one of the highlights of the Tokyo Game Show this year. The Asia version is coming in December when the US versions are coming in January next year.

Is there any English (or any European language) speaking gamers who simply can't wait? The game has a multi-language system that supports English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese.

Available for your newest home consoles, Bayonetta is coming today:

Xbox360™
BayonettaJPN N/A sold
BayonettaASIA N/A sold
BayonettaUS N/A sold

PlayStation3™
BayonettaJPN US$ 84.99 1-5d
BayonettaASIA N/A sold
BayonettaUS US$ 9.99 24h


Soundtrack
Bayonetta Original SoundtrackJPN N/A sold

Game Guides
Bayonetta Player's BibleJPN N/A sold
Bayonetta: Witch of VigridJPN N/A sold




Go gather a group of friends to defeat the Witch of the North and save the princess. The tried and true story line is reinvented with new visuals and game system, go embark on this familiar yet fascinating journey.

With characters designed by Yoshida Takehiko (FF III DS vers., FF XII etc) this is a fun and cute game in a colorful super deformed world that represented the core style of the Final Fantasy series.

This is a bit of an appetizer for those who are waiting for the newest Final Fantasy 13. Experience the charm of the series and the world building skills of the game designers in this wonderful franchise.

Hikari no 4 senshi is coming today for your Nintendo DS™:

Hikari no 4 Senshi: Final Fantasy GaidenJPN US$ 24.99 24h




From the publisher: Love, war and destiny intertwine in an all-new role-playing adventure!

The shadow of civil war looms over the kingdom of Lanzheim and Juto, a boy with no recollection of his past may be the key to ending the cycle of bloodshed.

Magnacarta 2 delivers a unique role-playing experience that combines real-time action, timing-based attacks, over-drive combinations and the strategic use of skills, magical power and critical attacks on a journey to discover one’s true destiny in the midst of tragedy and war.

Magna Carta is currently an Xbox360™ exclusive:

English Versions:
Magna Carta 2 (English language Version)ASIA N/A sold
Magna Carta 2 (Japanese language Version)ASIA N/A sold

Japanese Versions:
Magna Carta 2US US$ 68.99 1-2w
Magna Carta 2JPN US$ 21.99 1w

Korean Version
Magna Carta 2KOR N/A sold

Strategy Guide
Magna Carta 2 Official Strategy GuideUS N/A sold




From the publisher: Players engage in nonstop shooter action as they’re propelled through this on-rails game. Isa and Kachi are being hunted. They go on the run and on the defensive.

And they shoot everything. Sin & Punishment™ 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the Japanese Nintendo 64™ cult-classic shooter. It brings a frantic arcade sensibility to a post-apocalyptic world.

Fans who can’t wait for the sequel can replay the original game by downloading it from the Virtual Console™ section of the Wii™ Shop Channel.

Shoot until you fall in Sin and Punishment 2, the game is available on Nintendo Wii™:

Sin & Punishment 2JPN US$ 64.99 1-5d




Super Robot Taisen is another one of Bandai Namco's hit series. After participating in the Gundam Seed wars from the last installment, it's time to launch into the battles for energy.

As one of the most comprehensive cross-overs, mecha from all famous series and their pilots are joining in.

The mechas have soiled the ambitions of numerous villains, yet more are popping up. Following Dr. Hell's destructive footsteps is the Mikene empire and devil Gundam.

Strives never end unless the mecha combine their forces. Come participate in the war effort. Super Robot Taisen Neo is available on the Nintendo Wii™:

Super Robot Taisen NEOJPN US$ 21.79 24h




The strive between the G and the Mishima corporations are blowing up into a global scale and within the midst of this chaos, Kazuma opened the 6th King of the Iron Fist Tournament. See who is the best fighter within your group of friends then take on all the best players in the world via the Internet.

The fighter is originally an arcade game and should be played the arcade way. Get the Tekken 6 Hori Pro Sticks for your PlayStation3 and Xbox360 if you don't already have a fighting stick.

Nostalgia combines our age old desire for a fantastic journey with a fresh RPG system. Embark on an airship and go on treasure hunts. Set in the 19th Century, the Age of Adventure, there are numerous new worlds to explore and dangers to brave. From battles in the sky to fights in the darkest caves, this game all the mysteries any adventurer craves.

It's time for some music and rhythm. With a turn table in the DJ Hero pack, you can feel what being a DJ is like, practice a bit alone before you show off your skills in front of your friends at a party. Let loose your creativity and let your very unique sense of rhythm shine! It's your party, you do it your way!

DJ Hero Renegade Edition is currently out of stocks, but we are locating more sources for restocks, do keep an eye out for it. For the Beatles fans out there, here are some guitars controllers to give you an even more authentic experience as you jam songs with your like minded fellows.

Here is a summary of all the games that came out within the last seven days, followed by and excerpt of games coming next week that are expected to be hot.

Xbox360™
Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader: Game TimeUS N/A sold
Bakugan Battle BrawlersUS N/A sold
BayonettaJPN N/A sold
Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax AttacksASIA N/A sold
Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax AttacksUS N/A sold
BorderlandsASIA N/A sold
BorderlandsUS N/A sold
CSI: Deadly IntentASIA N/A sold
CSI: Deadly IntentUS US$ 57.99 1-2w
DJ Hero (w/ Turn Table Bundle)ASIA N/A sold
DJ Hero (w/ Turn Table Bundle)US US$ 180.99 1-2w
DJ Hero Renegade Edition feat. Jay-Z and Eminem (w/ Turn Table Bundle)ASIA N/A sold
DJ Hero Renegade Edition feat. Jay-Z and Eminem (w/ Turn Table Bundle)US N/A sold
Magna Carta 2 (English language Version)ASIA N/A sold
Spongebob's Truth or SquareUS N/A sold
Tekken 6JPN US$ 39.99 1w
Tekken 6US N/A sold
Tekken 6ASIA N/A sold
Tekken 6 [Collector's Edition]JPN N/A sold
Tekken 6 [Collector's Edition]US N/A sold


PlayStation3™
Bakugan Battle BrawlersUSN/Asold
BayonettaJPNUS$ 84.991-5d
Bayonetta <div class="ext ext_preowned">preowned</div>JPNN/Asold
BorderlandsASIAN/Asold
DJ Hero (w/ Turn Table Bundle)USUS$ 106.991-2w
DJ Hero (w/ Turn Table Bundle)ASIAN/Asold
DJ Hero Renegade Edition feat. Jay-Z and Eminem (w/ Turn Table Bundle)USN/Asold
DJ Hero Renegade Edition feat. Jay-Z and Eminem (w/ Turn Table Bundle)ASIAN/Asold
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in TimeASIAN/Asold
Samurai Dou 3 Plus (PlayStation3 the Best)ASIAN/Asold
Samurai Dou 3 Plus (PlayStation3 the Best)JPNUS$ 52.991w
Tekken 6USN/Asold
Tekken 6ASIAN/Asold
Tekken 6JPNUS$ 85.991w
Tekken 6 [Collector's Edition]USN/Asold
Tekken 6 [Collector's Edition]JPNN/Asold

    

Nintendo Wii™
All Star Cheer Squad 2USUS$ 21.991-2w
Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader: Game TimeUSN/Asold
Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax AttacksUSUS$ 20.991-2w
Chin SportsJPNUS$ 54.901w
DJ Hero (w/ Turn Table Bundle)USUS$ 191.991-2w
Doctor Fizzwhizzle's Animal RescueUSUS$ 18.901-2w
Dragon Ball: Revenge of King PiccoloUSN/Asold
FIFA Soccer 10USUS$ 29.9924h
Horse Life AdventuresUSUS$ 44.991-2w
iCarlyUSUS$ 31.991-2w
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Super Game DayUSUS$ 33.991-2w
Press Your LuckUSN/Asold
Remington North American Bird HuntUSN/Asold
Safari Adventures: AfricaUSUS$ 18.901-2w
Sin & Punishment 2JPNUS$ 64.991-5d
SkiDoo: Snowmobile ChallengeUSUS$ 44.991-2w
Super Robot Taisen NEOJPNUS$ 21.7924h
World of ZooUSUS$ 31.991-2w

    

PlayStation2™
DJ Hero (w/ Turn Table Bundle)USUS$ 103.991-5d
NadePro!! Kisama no Seiyuu Yatte Miro!JPNUS$ 12.991-5d
NadePro!! Kisama no Seiyuu Yatte Miro! [Limited Edition]JPNN/Asold
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Super Game DayUSUS$ 19.991-2w
Sekirei: Mirai Kara no OkurimonoJPNUS$ 61.991w
Sekirei: Mirai Kara no Okurimono [Special Pack]JPNUS$ 134.991w

    

Nintendo DS™
Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader: Game TimeUSUS$ 19.901-2w
Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax AttacksUSUS$ 20.991-2w
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (Konami Dendou Selection)JPNN/Asold
Date ni Game Tsui Wake Jane! Dungeon Maker Girls TypeJPNUS$ 20.991w
Dream SalonUSUS$ 24.905-15d
FIFA Soccer 10USN/Asold
Flash Precure! Asobi CollectionJPNUS$ 59.901w
Ganbare Goemon: Toukai Douchuu (Konami Dendou Selection)JPNN/Asold
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsJPNN/Asold
Hasbro Family Game NightUSUS$ 32.991-2w
Hikari no 4 Senshi: Final Fantasy GaidenJPNUS$ 24.9924h
iCarly <div class="ext ext_"></div>USUS$ 16.991-2w
Konami Arcade Collection (Konami Dendou Selection)JPNN/Asold
NostalgiaUSN/Asold
Petz Dolphinz EncounterUSUS$ 35.991-2w
Press Your LuckUSUS$ 34.905-15d
Spongebob's Truth or SquareUSUS$ 15.991-2w
Sword World 2.0: Game Book DSJPNUS$ 48.991-5d
Sword World 2.0: Game Book DS [Limited Edition]JPNN/Asold
The BackyardigansUSN/Asold
Tinker Bell and the Lost TreasureUSUS$ 18.991-2w
Touchmaster 3USUS$ 20.991-2w
Umihara Kawase Jun Second Edition kanzenbanJPNN/Asold
World of ZooUSUS$ 35.991-2w

    

Sony PSP™
Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax AttacksUSUS$ 20.905-15d
Elminage II: Sousei no Megami to Unmei no DaichiJPNN/Asold
Arcadias no IkusahimeASIAN/Asold
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsUSN/Asold
Kenka Banchou PortableJPNUS$ 49.901w
Kenka Banchou PortableASIAN/Asold
Marvel Super Hero SquadUSN/Asold
Petz Saddle ClubUSUS$ 13.991-2w
Pri-Saga! ProtableJPNUS$ 64.901w
Ratchet & Clank: Maru Hi Mission * Ignition (PSP the Best)JPNUS$ 34.901-5d
Taishou Yakyuujou: Otome Tatsuno Seishun NikkiJPNUS$ 21.991-5d
Taishou Yakyuujou: Otome Tatsuno Seishun Nikki [Limited Edition]JPNUS$ 36.991w

    

PC Game
Cabela's Outdoor Adventure 2010 (DVD-ROM)USN/Asold
CSI: Deadly Intent (DVD-ROM)ASIAUS$ 18.9924h
Press Your Luck (DVD-ROM)USUS$ 24.905-15d

   

Video Game related Soundtrack
Bouken Ou - Across The Legendary Kingdom (Ragnarok Online RWC2009 Theme Song)JPNUS$ 14.905-15d
Camellia - Dangerous Camellia VacationJPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Dramatic CD Collection VitaminX Daydream Vitamin - Ano Hi No YakusokuJPNUS$ 29.905-15d
GuitarFreaksV6 & DrumManiaV6 BLAZING!!!! Original SoundtrackJPNUS$ 39.905-15d
Magna Carta 2 Drama CDJPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Pokemon Heart Gold And Soul Silver Music Super CompleteJPNN/Asold
Sky Kuraddo No Kansokusha (Steins; Gate Intro Theme)JPNUS$ 14.995-15d
Sora Wo Tobu 7-tsume No Maho Vocal AlbumJPNUS$ 17.905-15d

    

Game Books and Magazines
Bayonetta Player's BibleJPNN/Asold
Bayonetta: Witch of VigridJPNN/Asold
Borderlands Signature Series StrategyUSN/Asold
Famitsu DS + Wii [December 2009]JPNN/Asold
FIFA Soccer 10 Prima Official GuideUSUS$ 19.905-15d
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Official Strategy Guide (PSP)USN/Asold
Hobby Japan [December 2009]JPNN/Asold
Nostalgia Official Strategy GuideUSN/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1090 (2009 11/05)JPNN/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1091 (2009 11/12)JPNN/Asold
WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2010 Signature Series Strategy GuideUSUS$ 17.901-2w

    

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:

Xbox360™
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty CityASIA N/A
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty CityUS N/A
Hori Pad EX Turbo 2 (Black)US N/A
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2010JPN US$ 11.99


PlayStation3™
3D Dot Game HeroesASIA US$ 64.90
3D Dot Game HeroesJPN US$ 49.99
SingStar MotownUS N/A
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2010JPN US$ 84.99


PlayStation2™
FIFA Soccer 10US N/A

Nintendo DS™
Space Invaders Extreme 2US US$ 23.99
Summon Night X: Tears CrownJPN US$ 64.90


Sony PSP™
Dissidia: Final Fantasy - Universal TuningJPN US$ 17.98
Football Manager 2010 (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 23.90
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsASIA N/A
Persona 3 PortableASIA N/A
Persona 3 PortableJPN N/A


Dreamcast™
Rush Rush Rally Racing N/A

PC CD-ROM
FIFA Manager 2010 (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 39.90




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