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22. Jul, 2004 19:13 (HKT)

Weekly import update: 30+ new titles including Gradius V, Tenchu Kurenai, Taiko no Tatsujin 4th Generation, Mario Story 2, Naruto RPG & much more


It's been a very busy week with a total of more than 30 new titles, including a few indeed very quality ones.

PlayStation2™ highlights from this week included Konami's shooter Gradius V (our product of the week), Capcom's fighter Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future, Namco's drum music sequel Taiko no Tatsujin 4th Generation: Gathering Festival, Idea Factory's Bakuen Kakusei: Neverland Senki Zero and From Software's Tenchu Kurenai.

Additional hot movers were Mario Story 2 / Paper Mario 2 (for Gamecube™) as well as Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django and Naruto RPG: Uketsugareshi Hi no Ishi for Gameboy Advance™.

Also worth to be mentioned are a variety of limited edition items that were officially released in Japan today and we are expecting to take delivery between tomorrow and early of next week.

Items affected are Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future [Limited Edition] (first batch arriving tomorrow), Game Cube + Game Boy Player Enjoyment Plus Pack - Silver / Platinum / Transparent (in stock tomorrow), Gradius V Official DVD THE PERFECT (partial supply shipping tomorrow) and Game Boy Advance SP - Naruto Orange (shipping on or before Monday).

Also slightly delayed is the Korean version of Gradius V, which is expected to ship within the next few days.

Here's a summary of all new items shipping this week:

PlayStation2™:
  • Gradius V
  • Gradius V (Korean)
  • Taiko no Tatsujin 4th Generation: Gathering Festival
  • Taiko no Tatsujin 4th Generation: Gathering Festival (w/ controller)
  • Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future
  • Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future [Limited Edition]
  • Street Fighter Anniversary Collection (Korean)
  • Tenchu Kurenai
  • Bakuen Kakusei: Neverland Senki Zero
  • Full House Kiss
  • Karaoke Revolution: Kazoku Idol Sengen
  • Karaoke Revolution: Family Pack (with microphone)
  • Simple 2000 Series Vol. 56: The Survival Game
  • Value 2000 Series: Igo 4
  • Gakuen Heaven: Boy's Love Scramble! Type B
  • True Love Story Summer Days, and yet... (Enterbrain Collection)
  • Keiei Simulation: Jurassic Park (Konami the Best)
  • Missing Blue (Best Price)


    Gamecube™:
  • Mario Story 2 / Paper Mario 2
  • Pikmin 1 + 2 Set
  • Game Cube + Game Boy Player Enjoyment Plus Pack - Silver/Transparent
  • Game Cube Console - Starlight Gold


    Gameboy Advance™:
  • Naruto RPG: Uketsugareshi Hi no Ishi
  • Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django
  • Korokke! 4: Guardian in the Forest
  • GetRide AMDriver: Senkou no Hero Tanjou
  • Gakkou no Kaiden
  • Full Metal Alchemist: Sonata of Memory
  • Duel Masters 2: Kirifuda Shoubu Version
  • Puyo Puyo Fever
  • Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II International
  • Game Boy Advance SP - Naruto Orange


    Xbox™
  • Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds (Xbox World Collection)
  • Voodoo Vince (Xbox World Collection)
  • X-Men 2: Wolverine's Revenge (Xbox World Collection)


    Toys & others:
  • Gradius V Official DVD THE PERFECT
  • Naruto Full Color R Collection Gashapon
  • Pocket Monsters Trading Arts
  • Famicom Keychain v3 - Model A: Family Computer + Joypad
  • Famicom Keychain v3 - Model B: Family Computer + RF Unit
  • Famicom Keychain v3 - Model C: Family Basic
  • Famicom Keychain v3 - Model D: Family Computer Robot
  • Famicom Keychain v3 - Model E: Twin Famicom


    The next 2 weeks are expected to remain very busy, with a lot of interesting releases for all major platforms. Below you can find a small excerpt of what is going to be released in the next week:

    PlayStation2™:
  • DJ Box
  • DJ Box [Premium Kit]
  • Guilty Gear Isuka
  • Rockman X Command Mission
  • Samurai Spirits Zero
  • Sega AGES 2500 Series Vol. 14 Alien Syndrome
  • Sega AGES 2500 Series Vol. 15 DecAthlete Collection


    Gamecube™/Gameboy Advance™:
  • Rockman X Command Mission
  • Shinseiki GPX Cyber Formula: Road To The EVOLUTION
  • Final Fantasy I + II Advance




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