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15. Jul, 2004 15:59 (HKT)

Weekly import update: Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner, Pearl White PS2™ consoles, Tottoko Hamtaro: Ham Ham Sports & much more


It's been a busy week with a relatively high number of new releases. New games for PlayStation2™ as well as Gameboy Advance™ have been most dominant, however there have been further releases covering other systems as well, including the last NeoGeo™ AES cartridge release (Samurai Spirits Zero Special), Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst for Windows computers and a few other exciting items.

Highlights and our most wanted picks include Atlus' RPG Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner (our product of the week), a playable demo release of Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation: Ambition of the Judgement Six (both titles for PS2™), Tottoko Hamtaro: Ham Ham Sports (GBA™) as well as of course the already above mentioned Samurai Spirits Zero Special (NeoGeo™ AES) and Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst.

As usually, here's a summary of all new items shipping this week:

PlayStation2™:
  • Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner
  • Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 11
  • EyeToy Sports/ Let's Play Sports!
  • Fish: Legend of Seven Waters and Gods
  • CR Pachinko Yellow Cab: Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 6
  • Silent Hill 2: Saigo no Uta (Konami Palace Selection)
  • Shoubushi Gambler Densetsu Tetsuya 2 (Athena Best)
  • Eikan wa Kimini 2004: Koshien no Kodou (Artdink Best Choice)
  • Medal of Honor: Frontline (EA Best Hits)
  • NBA Street 2 (EA Best Hits)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (EA Best Hits)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (EA Best Hits)
  • Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation: Ambition of the Judgement Six [demo]


  • PlayStation2 Console Pearl White
  • Vertical Stand - pearl white
  • Dual Shock 2 Controller - pearl white
  • pop'n music Arcade Style Controller
  • The King of Fighters 2001 Arcade Stick
  • Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner Memory Card 8MB
  • Memory Card 8MB Premium Series - Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 11


    Gamecube™:
  • Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 11

    Gameboy Advance™:
  • Tottoko Hamtaro: Ham Ham Sports
  • Konjiki no Gashbell!! Makai no Bookmark
  • Wagamama Fairy Mirumo de Pon! Yume no Kakera
  • Monster Summoner
  • Kaiketsu Zorori to Mahou no Yuuenchi
  • Digi Communication 2 in 1 Datou! Black Gemagema Dan
  • Zettai Zetsumei Den Chara Suji-San
  • Wireless Adapter


    Xbox™
  • Top Spin (Xbox World Collection)
  • Xbox Crystal Clear Special Edition

    Personal Computer:
  • Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst
  • Sonic Adventure DX + Top Blade V [Limited Edition]

    NeoGeo™ AES:
  • Samurai Spirits Zero Special


    Looking forward to next week, we are expecting a few very hot items to be released. A total of more than 30 games are going to be released in Japan, including a couple of very interesting releases. Below is an excerpt of all highlights from upcoming week:

    PlayStation2™:
  • Gradius V
  • Gradius V (w/ Bonus DVD & Artbook) (Korean version)
  • Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future
  • Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future [Limited Edition]
  • Taiko no Tatsujin 4th Generation: Gathering Festival


    Gamecube™:
  • Mario Story 2 / Paper Mario 2
  • Pikmin 1 + 2 Set

    Gameboy Advance™:
  • Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django
  • Full Metal Alchemist: Sonata of Memory
  • Naruto RPG: Uketsugareshi Hi no Ishi
  • Game Boy Advance SP - Naruto Orange

    Update: Metal Slug Advance was once again postponed for a yet to be confirmed date in 2004 and will not ship in the next week. Sad news but somehow common for SNK releases to be last minute delayed...




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