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11. Jun, 2009 11:42 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Games of a darker hue - Prototype, Knights in the Nightmare, Virtua Tennis 2009, Fuel, Mugen Kourou, Naruto Ninja Council 4 & more!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Games released this week took on a generally darker hue and storyline, besides Prototype, there is Knights in the Nightmare.

Assume the form of anyone and usurp their memories in Prototype. You are a being with super powers, so don't let anything stand in your path. There is a conspiracy in the making, and you are the key to solve it. Take the challenge and sate your desire for action and excitement.

For more information with regards to Prototype, please see this special news.

Knights in the Nightmare is a unique and original strategy game where you assemble your own troops to take on armies. An engaging story plus interesting gameplay, the trip to the realms of nightmares will be an experience you cannot forget.

After the blood pounding journeys, play a game that is less violent but still exciting and fulfilling. Virtua Tennis 2009 is here, with a lineup of the best players this year. Play against them, sharpen your skills and win the championship.

As one of the most realistic sports game, you will hear crowds cheering, and have your player character display various expressions.

In a world where oil prices are sky rocketing, you have to be tough to win your Fuel. Customize your own vehicle and take it to the races in the wastelands.

Pride yourself as a racer and challenge the dangerous environments througout the world. From the grand canyons to the lakeside resorts, this is one road trip around the world.

Besides the localized Knights in the Nightmare, Japan released Mugen Kourou, an RPG that blows people away by its epic story, unexpected plot twists and challenging game play.

Follow Yuri on his quest to discover the truth of the universe's and his own existence and meet all the attractive and interesting people on your way.

Naruto is back with new action and adventure in Ninja Council 4. Help Gaara and the Kazekage battle the dangerous Akatsuki group. The game features the grown up characters with their new awesome powers and their struggles with the dangerous enemies. Be Naruto and stretch your Ninja powers.

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™
FuelUS US$ 34.99 1-2w
FuelASIA US$ 49.90 5-15d
PrototypeUS N/A sold
PrototypeASIA N/A sold
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10ASIA US$ 49.90 5-15d
Virtua Tennis 2009ASIA N/A sold

PlayStation3™
FuelASIA N/A sold
FuelUS US$ 22.99 1-2w
PrototypeASIA N/A sold
PrototypeUS US$ 32.99 1-2w
Red Faction: GuerrillaUS US$ 21.99 1-2w
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10ASIA N/A sold
Virtua Tennis 2009ASIA N/A sold


Nintendo Wii™
Chibi-Robo (Wii de Asobu)JPN US$ 96.90 1w
Indiana Jones and the Staff of KingsUS US$ 20.99 1-2w
Metroid Prime 2: Dark Echoes (Wii de Asobu)JPN N/A sold
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10US US$ 45.99 1-2w


PlayStation2™
Indiana Jones and the Staff of KingsUS US$ 15.99 1-2w


Nintendo DS™
Eikou Seminar Koushiki DS Kyouzaki: Koukou Eitango - Eitan Zamurai DSJPN US$ 41.99 1w
Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits (Bundle)US N/A sold
Hayarigami DS: Toshidensetsu Kaii JikenJPN US$ 57.99 1w
Indiana Jones and the Staff of KingsUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
Infinite Space / Mugen KouroJPN US$ 59.99 1w
Knights in the NightmareUS N/A sold
Majo ni NaruJPN US$ 32.99 1w
Naruto Shippuuden: Ninja Council 4US US$ 20.99 1-2w


Nintendo DS Accessories™
Protect Case DSi (Lime Green)JPN N/A sold
Protect Case DSi (Metallic Blue)JPN N/A sold
Protect Case DSi (Pink)JPN US$ 14.90 5-15d


Sony PSP™
Indiana Jones and the Staff of KingsUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Koutetsu no Girlfriend 2nd PortableJPN N/A sold
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Koutetsu no Girlfriend 2nd Portable [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Onore no Shinzuru Michi wo YukeJPN US$ 35.99 1-5d
Rock Band UnpluggedUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10ASIA US$ 42.90 5-15d


PC Game
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Game of the Year Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold
Prototype (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold


Guides and Magazines
Battle Spirits The Strongest Card Complete SeriesJPN US$ 15.90 5-15d
Kannagi Nagi Photobook - TV AnimeJPN N/A sold
Prototype Official Game GuideUS N/A sold
ToraDora Portable! The Complete GuideJPN N/A sold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1070 (2009 06/19)JPN N/A sold
Winning Eleven Playmaker 2009 Team Tactics And Fighting Technical GuideJPN US$ 14.90 5-15d


Video Game related Soundtracks
Bionic Commando / Dead Rising (~Ichiro Mizuki, Gagaga SP)JPN US$ 9.99 5-15d
Hikari No Sora No Qualia / Shikkoku No Saidan (Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni Kizuna Dai 3-kan Rasen Theme / Outro Song) (~Cyua, Velforest)JPN N/A sold
Tales With Misono - Best [Jacket B] (~Misono)JPN US$ 15.90 5-15d


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™
Ghostbusters: The Video GameASIA N/A
Ghostbusters: The Video GameUS N/A
Guitar Hero Smash HitsASIA N/A
Guitar Hero Smash HitsUS US$ 29.99

PlayStation3™
Ghostbusters: The Video GameASIA N/A
Ghostbusters: The Video GameUS N/A
Guitar Hero Smash HitsASIA N/A
Guitar Hero Smash HitsUS N/A

Nintendo Wii™
Grand Slam TennisUS N/A

Nintendo DS™
The Legendary StarfyUS US$ 24.99


Sony PSP™
Fate/Unlimited Codes PortableJPN N/A




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