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27. Aug, 2009 11:17 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Dream Club, Phantom Brave, Supa Robo Gakuen, Memories Off 6, Hakuouki Portable, Nanashi no Game, Juujimoto Riputai & more!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. The lethargic spell has passed, quite a number of hot titles have came out, not only are they popular, they are unique. There is the clubbing simulation Dream Club and the school Supa Robo Gakuen where you solve everything through super robots.

Fight side to side with your summoner in Phantom Brave and undertake impossible tasks. The comraderie between you and your summoner is the highlight. Created by Nippon Ichi of Disgaea fame, this tactical RPG is filled to the brim with enchanting storylines and innovative gameplay.

No matter whether you have partaken this adventure or not when the game first came out on the PS2, with new elements, this is a fresh journey for both newbies of the genre and seasoned tacticians.

Enroll into Supa Robo Gakuen and train your piloting skills before plunging head long into the dangerous missions in Super Robot Taisen. There is no teacher eager to discipline you as long as you are able to win your fights with a Super Robot. Led by cast of original characters, this mecha franchise has never been so whimsical.

After the blood and sweat, let's go and enjoy the company of the ladies. Dream Club is open to all those with pure hearts. Both luxurious and cozy, this is a club where you can be yourself and be irresistible.

Drink with the ladies, learn to be good at leading conversations and get to know each other in a relaxed environment. The girls would sing and dance for you once you became a regular customer.

Simulations seemed to be quite hot this week. After such a lovely clubbing experience, it's time to take your relationship with the ladies to the next level. Memories Off 6 Next Relation will take you on through the dating hot spots once you have chosen the lady your want to spend the rest of the game with.

Hakuoki is one period drama of a dating game. To find her missing father, Chizuru went to Kyoto, the heart of chaos in the Bakumatsu period. Being drawn into the schemes of the Shinsengumi and the member's violent lives, she not only has to save her father, but the group from their tragic destiny.

Had enough sugar? Let's have some summer chills. Nanashi no Game and Juujimoto Riputai are here to provide the scares and the eerie atmosphere. Play the cursed Nanashi game, and beat it in seven days to keep your life intact. Participate in the strange experiment in Juujimoto to unearth the missing participants.

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™
Dream ClubJPN US$ 19.99 1-2w
F.E.A.R. 2: Project OriginJPN US$ 33.99 1w
Fallout 3 Expansion Pack: Broken Steel / Point LookoutUS N/A sold
Grand Theft Auto IV (Platinum Collection)JPN US$ 69.99 1-5d
Memories Off 6 Double PackJPN N/A sold
Memories Off 6: Next RelationJPN US$ 19.99 1w
Memories Off 6: Next Relation [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 49.99 1w
Memories Off 6: T-WaveJPN N/A sold


PlayStation3™
F.E.A.R. 2: Project OriginJPN US$ 34.99 1w
Grand Theft Auto IV (PlayStation3 the Best)JPN N/A sold
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w


Nintendo Wii™
Phantom Brave: We Meet AgainUS US$ 31.99 1-2w
TamaranJPN US$ 34.90 1-2w
Ultimate Duck Hunting (Re-Release)US US$ 19.99 1-2w


PlayStation2™
Gendai Daisenryaku: Isshoku Sokuhatsu - Gunji Balance HoukaiJPN US$ 56.99 1w
Hakugin no Soreiyu: Contract to Future (Russell Games Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w
Hakuouki Twin PackJPN N/A sold
Hakuouki: ZuisourokuJPN US$ 58.99 24h
Hakuouki: Zuisouroku [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Memories Off 6: Next RelationJPN US$ 51.99 1w
Memories Off 6: Next Relation [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 69.99 1w
Shuumatsu Otome Gensou Alicematic Apocalypse (Russell Games Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w
Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 51.90 1-2w
Tomb Raider: Legend (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w


Nintendo DS™
Emergency Room: Real Life RescuesUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Imagine: Teacher Class TripUS US$ 20.99 1-2w
Nanashi no Game MeJPN US$ 55.90 1-2w
Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha Kanshu Shiranai Mama dewa Son wo Suru: Mono ya Okane no Shikumi DSJPN US$ 20.99 1-5d
SupaRobo GakuenJPN US$ 9.99 24h
The Clique: Diss and Make UpUS US$ 14.90 5-15d
Toeic Test Koushiki DS TrainingJPN US$ 41.90 1-2w
Wizards of Waverly PlaceUS US$ 23.90 1-2w


Sony PSP™
Gendai Daisenryaku: Isshoku Sokuhatsu - Gunji Balance HoukaiJPN N/A sold
Hakuouki PortableJPN US$ 52.90 1-2w
Hakuouki Portable [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Juujimoto Ripputai Sypher PortableJPN US$ 45.90 1-2w
Soul Calibur: Broken DestinyJPN US$ 17.99 1-5d
Tenchu San PortableASIA N/A sold
Tenchu San PortableJPN US$ 52.99 1w
Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w
Tomb Raider: Legend (Spike the Best)JPN US$ 34.90 1w


PC Games
Fallout 3 Expansion Pack: Broken Steel / Point Lookout (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold
Raven Squad: Hidden DaggerUS US$ 44.90 5-15d
The Sims 2 University Life CollectionUS N/A sold


Game Guides and Magazines
Arcobaleno! Official Visual Fan BookJPN US$ 38.90 5-15d
Fallout 3 Expansion Pack: Broken Steel / Point Lookout Prima Official GuideUS US$ 9.99 24h
Famitsu DS + Wii [October 2009]JPN N/A sold
Tenku no Yumina Visual Fan BookJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
V-Jump [October 2009]JPN N/A sold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1082 (2009 09/10)JPN N/A sold


Video Game related Soundtracks

beatnation Records SYNTHESIZED / Sota Fujimori (Re-Edition)JPNN/Asold
Colours Of Light - Yasunori Mitsuda Vocal CollectionJPNUS$ 27.905-15d
CR Hana No Keiji - Zan Original Soundtrack [CD+DVD]JPNUS$ 28.905-15d
Devil Summoner Raido Kuzunoha Tai Sekigan Keshin Drama CD Part.1 (~Tomokazu Sugita, Joji Nakata, Takehito Koyasu)JPNN/Asold
dj TAKA First Album - milestone (Re-Edition)JPNN/Asold
Eternal Promise / Owari Naki Natsu / Towa Naru Sirabe (Owari Naki Natsu Towa Naru Sirabe Intro & Outro Theme)JPNN/Asold
Kamen No Shita No Ballad / Meteoric Shower (Lucian Bee's Intro & Outro Theme) (~Romanxia)JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Power Of Dreamer (Dragon Ball Tenkaichi Dai Boken Intro Theme) (~Hiroki Takahashi)JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Prism (Preaty Withch Academy Intro Theme) (~Ceui)JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Ragnarok Online Complete SoundtrackJPNN/Asold
Shin Megami Tensei Drama CD: Devil Survivor (~Takahiro Mizushima, Minori Chihara, Atsushi Abe)JPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Square Enix SaGa Series 20th Anniversary Original Soundtrack - Premium Box [20CD+DVD Limited Edition]JPNN/Asold
Tales of Vesperia Drama CD Vol.4 (~Kosuke Toriumi, Mai Nakahara, Kumiko Watanabe)JPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Tomosuke First Album - Marble (Re-Edition) (~Tomosuke)JPNN/Asold
Vitamin Series DJCD Shiritsu Seite Gakuen Hoso Bu Katsudo Roku Vol.1 (~Kenn, Tomoaki Maeno)JPNUS$ 27.905-15d

    


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™
Guitar Hero 5US US$ 46.99
Guitar Hero 5ASIA N/A
Guitar Hero 5 (Guitar Bundle)ASIA N/A
Magna Carta 2 (English language Version)ASIA N/A

PlayStation3™
428: Fuusa Sareta Shibuya deJPN N/A
Guitar Hero 5US US$ 38.99
Guitar Hero 5ASIA N/A
Guitar Hero 5 (Guitar Bundle)ASIA N/A
Mobile Suit Gundam Senki Record U.C. 0081JPN US$ 49.99
Mobile Suit Gundam Senki Record U.C. 0081ASIA N/A


Nintendo™ Wii
Guitar Hero 5US US$ 33.99
Metroid Prime Trilogy Collector's EditionUS N/A

PlayStation2™
Mana Khemia 2: Fall of AlchemyUS N/A


Nintendo DS™
Harvest Moon: Frantic FarmingUS US$ 32.99
Professor Layton and the Diabolical BoxUS US$ 34.99
Sloane to MacHale no Nazo no Story 2JPN US$ 14.99

Dreamcast
Last Hope: Pink Bullets N/A




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