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14. Oct, 2004 16:14 (HKT)

Weekly import update: 15+ new games including Kururin Squash, Mawaru Made in Wario, Sega AGES Virtua Fighter 2, Fable & more


The second October week has brought a total of more than 15 new Japanese game releases. As usually, most of the title were published for PlayStation2™, however our hottest movers in this week came from Nintendo, with their innovative Gameboy Advance™ title Mawaru Made in Wario as well as Kururin Squash for Gamecube™.

Additional highlights from this week include Sega AGES 2500 Series Vol. 16 Virtua Fighter 2, Simple 2000 Series Vol. 64: The Splatter Action and Simple 2000 Series Vol. 65: The Kyonshi Panic (all for PS2™).

Below is a summary of all new titles released in this week:

PlayStation2™:
  • Kappa no Kai-Kata: How to Breed Kappas
  • Meshimase Roman Sabou
  • The Great Escape
  • Hitman: Contracts
  • Burnout 3: Takedown
  • Sega AGES 2500 Series Vol. 16 Virtua Fighter 2
  • Simple 2000 Ultimate Series Vol. 19: Agaki
  • Simple 2000 Ultimate Series Vol. 20: Love * Mahjong! 2
  • Simple 2000 Series Vol. 64: The Splatter Action
  • Simple 2000 Series Vol. 65: The Kyonshi Panic
  • Kessen (KOEI collection series)
  • Sangokushi VII (KOEI collection series)


    PS one™:
  • Kouryuuki (KOEI collection series)
  • Harukanaru Toki no Naka de: Banue Yuugi (KOEI collection Series)

    Gamecube™/Gameboy Advance™;:
  • Kururin Squash
  • Mawaru Made in Wario

    Xbox™:
  • Fable (Asian version)
  • FIFA Soccer 2005 (Asian version)
  • Hitman: Contracts


    Toys/Misc:
  • Capcom Arcade Chronicle DVD
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Four Swords Gashapon
  • Sakura Taisen V Episode 0: Samurai Girl of Wild Gashapon (full set)
  • SRDX Garou Mark of the Wolves - B. Jenet
  • Street Fighter Action Figure: Ryu
  • Street Fighter Action Figure: Chun Li
  • Street Fighter Action Figure: Vega / Bison
  • Street Fighter Action Figure: Sagat
  • Street Fighter Action Figure: Sodom
  • Nintendo Controller Pencase: Super Famicom
  • Nintendo Controller Pencase: Famicom I
  • Nintendo Controller Pencase: Famicom II


    Looking forward to next week, approx. the same amount of releases are expected to be published in Japan. Among a big flood of low budget re-releases, highlights are Namco's flight simulation game Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War, Capcom's The Nightmare Before Christmas (all PS2™) as well as Nintendo's third F-Zero GBA™ title F-Zero Climax.

    Interesting budget releases from Konami's Y1800 (US$ 20.90 at Play-Asia) Palace Selection include Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty as well as Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side.




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