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18. Feb, 2010 18:47 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Biohazard 5 Alternative Edition, Heavy Rain, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's 2010, Shin Sangoku Musou Kamishou Ranbu, Last Escort: Club Katze & more!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Lot's of games from Japan today. Sega's blockbuster Biohazard 5 gets a new upgrade, and is re-released as an Alternative Edition. Besides zombie shootings, we have card duels in Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's 2010 and musou action in Kamishou Ranbu.

Many have enjoyed killing zombies over the past year, those who have not yet joined the spree, do so now. The Alternative Edition is an evolved, best priced version of Biohazard 5, so, less pricey and more fun.

Lost in Nightmares, the new episode gives you more infected to shoot, you can unlock new costumes and engage in new challenges in The Mercenaries Reunion game mode.

The package comes with an extra figure and the online VERSUS mode. Connect with four other players on the net and see who can kill the most powerful enemies in town.

Biohazard 5 Alternative Edition is available on PlayStation3™:

Biohazard 5 Alternative EditionASIA N/A sold
Biohazard 5 Alternative EditionJPN N/A sold


The Platinum version is available on Xbox360™:

Biohazard 5 (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 44.90 1w



There is no game over in Heavy Rain, only survival, or death. In a small town located in America, a strange killer is at large. He has one killing pattern; he kidnaps people, hold them captive for four days and then drown them, leaving an origami beside the corpses.

The protagonist, Ethan has lost a son, and is not about to lose another one. When Shaun is kidnapped, Ethan is going to do anything to get him back. If the boy has indeed fallen into the trap of the Origami killer, he has four days rescue him.

There are no escape routes, even if you failed in saving your son, your game, like Ethan's life, doesn't end, you have to live down the consequences. This is a game only for those of you with the guts to venture into the darkest depths of the human soul.

Heavy Rain: The Origami Killer is available for PlayStation3™ gamers:

Heavy RainUS N/A sold
Heavy RainASIA N/A sold
Heavy Rain: The Origami KillerJPN N/A sold




Win your battles in your home country and duel with players from all over the world. 5D 2010 brings a new anime arc to the game world, leave Satelite City and embark to the fairy world. More cards and monsters will appear in this episode, collect the whole 3499 cards and be prepared for the challenges.

The highly acclaimed Riding Duel from the last game is back, this time, the game will take you to the Speed World 2 where you climb onto your mounts and set off to fight other players' mounts. You start your game with 3 powerful OCG cards, use them wisely, and you'd win many more.

The card battles starts today on Nintendo DS™:

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010: Reverse of ArcadiaJPN US$ 17.59 24h


The US version comes next week:

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010: Reverse of ArcadiaUS N/A sold



Take your Sangoku wars online. A total of 24 players can join in the conquests, fight them, get to know them, team up with them or defeat them. The best feature of this game is communication and cooperation, you can launch combos and special attacks with your partners.

Create your own warrior, you can customize your player character's looks, body shape and even voices. This game promises an unlimited amount of fun as new updates will be available every month, download new clothes weapons, quests and stages as you explore.

The premium edition has 14 item serial sheets, a million game money, a secret strategy guide and posters.

Turn on your PlayStation3™ network facilities:

Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Kamishou RanbuJPN US$ 12.99 24h
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Kamishou Ranbu [Premium Box]JPN N/A sold




Now wash the grime and sweat off, you are going to visit the host club. You are a successful 21 year old who has worked hard to shape your career. One day, a prospective host club owner asked you to design a marketing campaign for him. Great opportunity, the problem is that you have no idea what a host club is.

That's easily remedied, just head off to the most famous club and do some research.

Pick you host and order drinks. Learn about the hosts and let them know you. The more you frequent the shops, the more chances the hosts will let their real selves slip through their professional masks. See what intriguing secrets they hide and shorten the distances between you.

The Limited Edition carries an extra illustration booklet and CD drama.

Choose your host and become his number one, Club Katz is available for PlayStation2™ and Sony PSP™:

PlayStation2™
Last Escort: Club KatzeJPN US$ 19.99 24h
Last Escort: Club Katze [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 63.90 1-5d

Sony PSP™< br>
Last Escort: Club KatzeJPN US$ 66.90 1w
Last Escort: Club Katze [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold




Shiren and his ferret buddy enter a castle full of booby traps in search of treasures and secrets in Shiren the Wanderer 3. This is the ancestor of all Fushigi no dungeon RPGs, every time you enter the castle, the floors and the location of the treasure changes, this game challenges your battle skills as well as your puzzle solving skills.

Another cool game that gets localized for English gamers is Miles Edgeworth from the Ace Attorney series. Instead of proving the defendent innocent, you have to prove him guilty. Interrogate witnesses, visit the crime scene and work with your pretty sidekick to ferret out the truth. You have played the lawyer, now be the prosecutor.

Here is a summary of all the games that came out within the last seven days.

Xbox360™
Biohazard 5 (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 44.90 1w
Bioshock 2US N/A sold
Dante's InfernoJPN US$ 56.99 1w
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt HazardJPN N/A sold
World of Outlaws: Sprint CarsUS N/A sold


PlayStation3™
Biohazard 5 Alternative EditionASIA N/A sold
Biohazard 5 Alternative EditionJPN N/A sold
Bioshock 2US N/A sold
Dante's InfernoJPN US$ 45.90 1-2w
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt HazardJPN US$ 40.90 1-2w
Heavy Rain: The Origami KillerJPN N/A sold
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Kamishou RanbuJPN US$ 12.99 24h
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Kamishou Ranbu [Premium Box]JPN N/A sold
Skate 2 (EA Best Hits)JPN US$ 39.90 1w
Star Ocean: The Last Hope InternationalUS US$ 21.29 24h
Uncharted Twin PackJPN US$ 89.90 24h


Nintendo Wii™
Shiren the WandererUS N/A sold

PlayStation2™
Last Escort: Club KatzeJPN US$ 19.99 24h
Last Escort: Club Katze [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 63.90 1-5d

Nintendo DS™
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles EdgeworthUS US$ 31.99 24h
Crime SceneUS US$ 14.99 24h
Datenshi no Amai Yuuwaku x Kaikan PhraseJPN N/A sold
Gensou Suikoden Tierkreis (Konami the Best)JPN US$ 12.99 1-5d
Nodame Cantabile: Tanoshii Ongaku no Jikan DesuJPN N/A sold
San Goku Shi DS 3JPN N/A sold
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010: Reverse of ArcadiaJPN US$ 17.59 24h


Sony PSP™
Classic Dungeon: Fuyoku no MasoujinJPN US$ 46.99 1w
Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu: Legendary SagaJPN N/A sold
Fate/Unlimited Codes Portable (Best Price!)JPN N/A sold
Ginsei Shougi PortableJPN US$ 45.99 1-5d
Hyakumanton no Bara BaraJPN US$ 46.99 1-5d
Hyakumanton no Bara BaraASIA US$ 44.90 5-15d
Last Escort: Club KatzeJPN US$ 66.90 1w
Last Escort: Club Katze [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3ASIA N/A sold
Slotter Mania P: Tetsuya Shinjuku vs UenoJPN US$ 48.90 1-5d
Tenchu 4 Plus (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1-5d


PC Game
Bioshock 2 (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold


Game Guides and Books
BioShock 2 Limited Edition Strategy GuideUS N/A sold
Star Ocean: The Last Hope International Signature Series Strategy GuideUS N/A sold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1106 (2010 03/05)JPN 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. 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™
Aliens vs PredatorASIA N/A
Aliens vs PredatorUS N/A
Espgaluda II Black LabelJPN N/A
Espgaluda II Black Label [Limited Edition]JPN N/A

PlayStation3™
Aliens vs PredatorASIA N/A
Aliens vs PredatorUS N/A

Nintendo Wii™
Rajirunogia WiiJPN US$ 33.99

PlayStation2™
Kiniro no Corda 3JPN N/A
Kiniro no Corda 3 [Premium Box]JPN N/A
Kiniro no Corda 3 [Treasure Box]JPN US$ 112.99


Nintendo DS™
Estpolis: The Lands Cursed by the GodsJPN US$ 15.99
Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 4 - Kami no Hitomi to Akuma no HesoJPN N/A
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Mugen no Frontier EXCEEDJPN N/A
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Mugen no Frontier EXCEED [Limited Edition]JPN N/A

Sony PSP™
BlazBlue PortableASIA N/A
Kiniro no Corda 3JPN N/A
Kiniro no Corda 3 [Premium Box]JPN N/A
Kiniro no Corda 3 [Treasure Box]JPN US$ 100.99


PC Game
Aliens vs. Predator (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A
Aliens vs. Predator (DVD-ROM)US N/A




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