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08. May, 2008 15:34 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Save the world with the Iron Man and Call of Duty 4, review old arcade games with SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1, sports games with River King: Mystic Valley, NBA Ballers: Chosen One & more!


Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days.

Since there are no Japanese game releases this week due to the golden week holidays, things have been pretty calm.

However interesting US games like the Iron Man for [Xbox360™, PlayStation3™, Nintendo Wii™, PlayStation2™, Nintendo DS™, Sony PSP™] have arrived.

With any of the above consoles in your possession and this game in hand, you are no longer a mere spectator, don your armor today and protect the world from evil forces.

Activision released a Game of the Year edition of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare for Xbox360™ as a region free Asian version. Make use of the third generation console's networking facilities and join the rest of the world in this massive war.

SNK released Arcade Classics Vol. 1, a package of sixteen old NEOGEO games for PlayStation2™ and Sony PSP™. The pack contains famous games like the earlier versions of Fatal Fury and King of Fighters which most of the old time gamers will find familiar. The pack also comes with some lesser known games that even the most hard core of gamers haven't tried out.

Several sports games came out this week, this includes River King: Mystic Valley and NBA Ballers: Chosen One.

River King: Mystic Valley is a fishing game on the Nintendo DS™ where you seek to find the River King to rescue your little sister with the help of the magical features in the forest, and NBA Ballers: Chosen One is one of the most realistic basket ball games ever made.

As usually, here's a summary of all new releases from this week, followed by a quick preview of what is expected to be hot next week.

Xbox360™:
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Game of the Year Edition)ASIA N/A sold
Iron ManUS N/A sold
NBA Ballers: Chosen OneASIA N/A sold

PlayStation3™:
Iron ManUS N/A sold

Nintendo Wii™:
Iron ManUS US$ 49.99 1-2w
Wii WheelUS US$ 29.99 1-2w

PlayStation2™:
Iron ManUS US$ 30.99 1-2w
SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1US US$ 24.99 24h


Nintendo DS™:
Brain VoyageUS N/A sold
Dream Pinball 3DUS N/A sold
Iron ManUS US$ 17.99 1-2w
Let's PilatesUS US$ 18.99 1-2w
Let's YogaUS N/A sold
River King: Mystic ValleyUS N/A sold


Nintendo DS™ Accessories:
Chara Pure Seal (Nightmare BL)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Nightmare W)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Pooh-san G)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Pooh-san Y)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Princess BL)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Princess P)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Stitch B)JPN N/A sold
Chara Pure Seal (Stitch Y)JPN N/A sold


Sony PSP™:
Iron ManUS US$ 21.90 1-2w
PSP Media Manager 2.5US N/A sold
Rockman X Irregular Hunter (Reprint)ASIA N/A sold
SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1US US$ 34.99 1-2w


Video Game Music:
Find The Blue (Chaos Head Intro Theme) (~Kanako Ito)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
Kegarenaki Yume (11 Eyes - Tsumi To Batsu To Aganai No Shojo Outro Theme) (~Asriel)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
Lunatic Tears (11 Eyes - Tsumi To Batsu To Aganai No Shojo Intro Theme) (~Ayane)JPN N/A sold
Clear Original Drama CDJPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Sekaiju no Meikyuu 2: Shoou no Seihai Super Arrange VersionJPN 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 is a quick outlook what's expected to be hot next week.

Xbox360™:
Condemned 2: BloodshotASIA N/A

PlayStation3™:
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Game of the Year Edition)US N/A
Condemned 2: BloodshotASIA N/A

Nintendo Wii™:
Luminous Arc 2: WillJPN US$ 19.99
Totsugeki Famicom Wars VS / Battalion Wars 2JPN N/A


Nintendo DS™:
CrossworDSUS US$ 21.99

Sony PSP™:
Bleach: Heat the Soul 5JPN US$ 33.99
Bleach: Heat the Soul 5ASIA N/A
Ikuze! Gen-San: Yuuyake Daiku MonogatariJPN US$ 59.99


Access our preorder lists for further upcoming games, movie, and music releases.



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