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21. Jan, 2010 18:01 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Nanoha A Portable, Valkyrie Profile 2, Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires, Darkside Chronicles e-capcom ver., Dark Void, SH: Shattered Memories & more!



Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Get involved in the action and the war. Engage in magical battles in Nanoha A's Portable and strategize a winning tactic in Valkyrie Profile 2 and Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires.

Bandai Namco Games proves that everyone could be a mage and that everyone could become a magical girl. Join Nanoha on her adventures in the Battle of Aces and shoot your spells. Based on the plot in the second series, each girl gets original storylines written by the story's author Tsuzuki Maki.

Besides new plot lines, there are new CG screens and voice clips you can collect along your way. Try out all the girls' different skills and face challenges they met during the series. Long range, short range and air battles require different tactics, make sure your brain spins as fast as you can execute moves.

Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces is available in both Limited and Standard versions. The Limited package comes with a figure of Nanoha, posters, a towel, a pouch, a cleaner, a set of stickers and a visual book.

Available today, Nanoha A's Portable is available for Sony PSP™:

Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of AcesJPN US$ 46.90 1-2w
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces [Limited Edition]ASIA N/A sold
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold




The second game in the famed RPG Senjou no Valkyria series is going to take you to the military school where you learn to become an infantry soldier, drive a tank and all sorts tactics. The game is a spin off that complements the existing world and gives you a deeper look into the royal army.

Form your own team, with more than 30 playable characters, each of different strengths, you can form a dream team for all sorts of missions. Combine strategic thinking with action gaming skills to win your war.

Innovative system and endearing characters, Senjou no Valkyrie 2 is available on the Sony PSP today:

Valkyria Chronicles 2JPN US$ 39.99 24h




Unparallelled power is born in an era of chaos. Grasp the force in Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires. Choose to become a lord and utilize your army to conquer the rest of the kingdoms or become a warrior and join the frontlines. You can become any lord or warrior in history, or you can create your own character.

Interact with the environment in the battlefield, ambush enemies in the forrests and make use of the cliffs. You can download contents such as BGM and new weapons and stages off the web. Connect with your friends and see who becomes the ultimate conquerer who unites China.

From Koei, Shinsangoku Musou 5 Empires is available on Sony PSP™:

Shin Sangoku Musou 5 EmpiresJPN US$ 44.90 1w


The game is also available on your favourite home consoles:

Xbox360™
Shin Sangoku Musou 5 EmpiresASIA N/A sold
Shin Sangoku Musou 5 EmpiresJPN US$ 49.90 1w

PlayStation3™
Shin Sangoku Musou 5 EmpiresJPN US$ 49.99 1w

Game Guides
Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires Complete GuideJPN US$ 24.90 5-15d
Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires Guide BookJPN US$ 24.90 5-15d



Biohazard Darkside Chronicles takes you to the zombie infested towns and drops you in the battlefield. The e-capcom collector's edition gives gamers a bit of help. There is the Darkside report that gives info on the zombies, the soundtrack and the making-of DVD. But most stylish, and helpful of all is the silver bullet.

Get a high power rocket engine, fly around the battlefield and skyjack UFOs. Dark Void redefines 3D shooting. Complete freedom of movement gives you so much more gameplay possibilities and vulnerabilities. Enjoy the anti-gravitational jumps and thousand feet drops while showering your enemies with bullets.

Feel the helplessness and sorrow and see the darker sides of humans in Silent Hill Shattered Memories. Lumber through the frozen town and fight demons both from the supernatural world and within your own heart. You have to find your daughter before the darkside swallows her or the blackness within your heart devours you.

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

Xbox360™
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (Platinum Hits)ASIA N/A sold
Army of Two: The 40th DayUS N/A sold
Dark VoidUS US$ 59.99 1-2w
Dark VoidASIA N/A sold
Halo Wars (Platinum Collection)ASIA N/A sold
Ninja Gaiden 2 (Platinum Collection)ASIA N/A sold


PlayStation3™
Army of Two: The 40th DayUS N/A sold
Dark VoidUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
Dark VoidASIA US$ 49.90 5-15d
Vancouver 2010 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Winter GamesUS US$ 27.99 1-2w


Nintendo Wii™
Biohazard The Darkside Chronicles [e-capcom Collector's Pack]JPNN/Asold
Pinball Hall of Fame: The Gottlieb CollectionUSN/Asold

  

PlayStation2™
Konjiki no Corda 2 (KOEI The Best)JPNUS$ 122.991-5d
Moe Moe 2-ji Taisen Ryoku Deluxe (SystemSoft Selection)JPNUS$ 44.901w
Taikou Risshiden V (Koei Teiban Series)JPNUS$ 24.901w

   

Nintendo DS™
Escape the MuseumUSUS$ 24.905-15d
Shin Sengoku Tenkatouitsu: Gunyuu Tachi no SouranJPNUS$ 59.901w

  

Sony PSP™
Army of Two: The 40th DayUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
Geki Sengoku Musou (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 24.90 1-5d
Honki de Manabu LEC de Goukakuru: Hishou Boki 3-Kyuu PortableJPN US$ 48.90 1w
Honki de Manabu LEC de Goukakuru: Takuchi Tatemono Torihiki Shuninsha PortableJPN US$ 37.90 1-2w
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of AcesJPN US$ 46.90 1-2w
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's Portable: The Battle of Aces [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Shin Sangoku Musou 5 EmpiresJPN US$ 44.90 1w
Silent Hill: Shattered MemoriesASIA N/A sold
Valkyria Chronicles 2JPN US$ 39.99 24h


PC Game
Dark Void (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold
Dark Void (DVD-ROM)US US$ 44.90 5-15d

Video Game related Music
101-Kyoku Momotetsu Daikoshin - Momotaro Dentetsu Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
LocoRoco - Midnight Carnival Original SoundtrackJPN N/A sold


Game Guides and Magazines
Army of Two: The 40th Day Prima Official Game GuideUS N/A sold
Biohazard The Darkside Chronicles Official Guide BookJPN US$ 24.90 1w
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers Official Strategy GuideUS N/A sold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1102 (2010 02/04)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™
End of EternityJPN N/A

PlayStation3™
Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga HajikuJPN US$ 48.99
Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga HajikuASIA N/A
End of EternityJPN N/A
Last RebellionJPN US$ 24.99
Last RebellionASIA US$ 64.90
MAG: Massive Action GameASIA N/A
MAG: Massive Action GameJPN US$ 52.99


Nintendo Wii™
Dance Dance Revolution: Music FitJPN N/A
Dance Dance Revolution: Music Fit (Bundle)JPN N/A
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All StarsJPN N/A


Nintendo DS™
Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no DaichiJPN N/A
Game Book DS: Koukaku no RegiosJPN US$ 23.99
Game Book DS: Koukaku no Regios [Limited Edition]JPN N/A


Sony PSP™
11 Eyes CrossoverJPN US$ 53.90
11 Eyes Crossover [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 89.90





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