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17. Feb, 2005 16:28 (HKT)

Weekly import update: Devil May Cry 3, Rumble Roses, D1 Grand Prix, Swords of Destiny, Neo Geo Stick 2, Zoids Infinity Fuzors, Gundam The Best & more


The third February week as brought us a total of slightly more than 20 new Japanese release titles. Without doubt, the hottest seller in this week has been Capcom's PlayStation2™ action title Devil May Cry 3. In the interest of all import gaming fans, voices as well as subtitles can individually be switched to English, Japanese or Korean language.

Further PS2™ highlights from this week include Yuke's racing game D1 Grand Prix, Konami's girl wrestler Rumble Roses, Tomy's Zoids Infinity Fuzors, Bandai's Gundam The Best low budget re-releases as well as the PS2™ suitable Neo Geo Stick 2.

Additionally well demanded has been Mobile Train Simulator + Densha de GO! Tokyo Kyuukou Hen (Sony PSP™) and WarioWare Touched! (Nintendo DS™ US version).

As usually, here's a summary of all new releases from this week:

PlayStation2™:
Ambition of Giren - Zeon Independence War + Direction Book of Capture (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 39.90
Bomberman Kart DX (Hudson the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
D1 Grand PrixJPN US$ 64.90
Devil May Cry 3JPN US$ 59.90
Devil May Cry 3KOR US$ 59.90
Dragon Ball Z 3KOR US$ 54.90
Gladiator: Road to FreedomJPN US$ 64.90
Mobile Suit Gundam: Lost War Chronicles (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
Mobile Suit Gundam: Megurial Sora (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
Mobile Suit Gundam Ver. 1.5 (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
Rumble RosesJPN US$ 59.90
SD Gundam G - Generation Neo (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
SD Gundam G Generation Seed (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
Shinseiki Yuusha TaisenJPN US$ 64.90
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 70: The KanshikikanJPN US$ 25.90
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 71: The Fantasy Renai Adventure: Kanojo no DensetsuJPN US$ 25.90
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 72: The NinhazaJPN US$ 25.90
Swords of DestinyJPN US$ 64.90
Swords of DestinyASIA US$ 59.90
Swords of DestinyKOR US$ 49.90
The King of Fighters 2001 (SNK Best Collection)JPN US$ 32.90
Winning Eleven 8 InternationalKOR US$ 54.90
Zeonic Front: Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 (Gundam the Best)JPN US$ 32.90
Zoids Infinity FuzorsJPN US$ 64.90
Neo Geo Stick 2 US$ 69.90
Devil May Cry 3 Memory Card 8MB US$ 36.90


Xbox™:
NBA Street V3ASIA US$ 39.90
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic IIASIA US$ 39.90
Star Wars Republic CommandoJPN US$ 64.90

Sony PSP™:
Mobile Train Simulator + Densha de GO! Tokyo Kyuukou HenJPN US$ 59.90


Nintendo DS™/Gameboy Advance™:
Legendz: Sign of NecromJPN US$ 48.90
Legendz: Sign of Necrom [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 69.90
Tiger Woods PGA TourJPN US$ 48.90
WarioWare Touched!US US$ 44.90
Charge Boy DS US$ 29.90


Toys & Misc:
10th Anniversay PlayStation & PlayStation2 All Soft Catalogue Special SaveData Collection US$ 39.90
Dragon Quest Metallic Monsters Gallery - Bubble Slime US$ 16.90
Dragon Quest Metallic Monsters Gallery - Slime US$ 16.90
Dragon Quest Metallic Monsters Gallery - Metal King US$ 19.90
Mario Kart Double Dash!! Bath Toy US$ 4.90
Mario Bros. Keychain US$ 5.90
One Piece 3D Trading Figure US$ 8.90
Tekken 5 1/6 Scale Painted Model: Asuka Kazama US$ 19.90




Looking forward to upcoming week, it's getting busy with a total of around 40 new releases in Japan. Among the flood of dating simulation adventures and best re-releases are a couple of highlights.

Most interesting for PlayStation2™ is expected to be Broccoli's third Galaxy Angel title Galaxy Angel: Eternal Lovers (as standard release, Limited Edition and 3 Set package containing all 3 Galaxy Angel games), Sega's Dreamcast™ remake Sakura Taisen 3 (regular and First Print Limited Edition), Koei's Shin Sangoku Musou 4 (regular, Treasure Box and Treasure Box Special) as well as Taito's Tsukiyo ni Saraba (Asia and Japanese version).


For Gamecube™ we will have Mile Stone's shooting port Chaos Field Expanded and Nintendo's Star Fox: Assault (Japanese version) while Metal Slug 4 is hitting the Xbox™.


As major handheld releases we are expecting Namco Museum and Need for Speed Underground Rivals (PSP™) plus Another Code 2 Memory (Nintendo DS™).


As usually, a more detailed preorder list can be accessed here.



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