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22. Jan, 2004 15:04 (HKT)

Weekly import update: 25 new titles for PS2™, NGC™, GBA™ & DC™: Star Ocean 3 Director's Cut, Dreamcast™ collector titles & more


The third January week has brought along some quite interesting titles, majorly for PS2™ fans as well as Dreamcast™ collectors. The most anticipated release for PS2™ has been Square-Enix's RPG "remake" Star Ocean 3 Director's Cut (which is also our product of the week).

Apart from that, well covered with preorders have also been Capcom vs. SNK 2: Millionaire Fighting and King of Fighters 2001, both titles republished under the "Drekore" collection series for Dreamcast™.

As usually here's a summary of all new releases in this week. Please be reminded that some titles will be shipping on coming Monday/Tuesday only due to the current Chinese New Year holidays in Hong Kong.

For PlayStation2™:
  • Star Ocean 3 Director's Cut
  • Nebula: Echo Night
  • Phantom Brave
  • Phantom Brave [Limited Edition]
  • Uchuu no Stellvia
  • Kurogane no Houkou 2: Warship Commander
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
  • Bakusou Convoy Densetsu
  • Fu-un Shinsengumi
  • Harry Potter to Kenja no Ishi
  • SuperLite 2000: Crossword
  • The Sims Bustin' Out
  • Angelique Trois: Aizouhen (Koei the Best)
  • Chou Battle Houshin (Koei the Best)
  • Nobunaga no Yabou: Ranseiki (Koei the Best)
  • Houshinengi 2 (Koei the Best)


    For Gamecube™:
  • 1080° Silver Storm
  • Gakuen Toshi VaraNoir
  • The Sims Bustin' Out

    For Gameboy Advance™:
  • The Sims Bustin' Out
  • Gyaten Saiban 3

    For Dreamcast™:
  • Capcom vs. SNK 2: Millionaire Fighting (DreKore series)
  • King of Fighters 2001 (DreKore series)
  • Roommate Asami: Okusama wa Joshikousei Director's Edition (DreKore series)


    Finally as a small outlook for next week, here is an excerpt of the most interesting imports. Nintendo's Pokemon titles for GBA™ are shipping with the new wireless RF adapter. Dreamcast™ fans - and those who show interest in Japanese text adventure games - can once again expect a couple of new releases for their system:

  • Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax (PS2™)
  • Hajime no Ippo 2: Victorious Road (PS2™)
  • The Castle of Shikigami II (PS2™)
  • The Castle of Shikigami II [Limited Edition] (PS2™)
  • Breakdown (Xbox™)
  • Pokemon Fire Red (GBA™)
  • Pokemon Leaf Green (GBA™)
  • After... (Dreamcast™)
  • After... [Limited Edition] (Dreamcast™)
  • Izumo (Dreamcast™)
  • Wind: a Breath of Heart (Dreamcast™)
  • Tama-cue (Dreamcast™)




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