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19. Aug, 2004 14:39 (HKT)

Weekly import update: Genso Suikoden IV, Gunslinger Girl Vol. III (PS2™), Summon Night 2 (GBA™), soundtracks & toys


The third week of August has been very calm due to the ongoing summer holiday time in Japan. A total of 4 (+1 limited edition) titles were published in this week. Most interesting has been Konami's RPG Genso Suikoden IV. The title is in stock shipping as regular as well as Limited Edition.

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

PlayStation2™:
  • Genso Suikoden IV
  • Genso Suikoden IV [Limited Edition]
  • Gunslinger Girl Vol. III (shipping Friday)
  • Memory Card 8MB Premium Series - Genso Suikoden IV (shipping Friday)


    Gamecube™/Gameboy Advance™:
  • Bomberman Land 2 (Hudson the Best) (shipping Friday)
  • Summon Night: Craft Sword Monogatari 2

    Korean PlayStation2™ titles:
  • The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact [Limited Edition]
  • Katamari Damashii / Katamari Damacy [Limited Edition]
  • Winning Eleven 8 (w/ Winning Eleven 8 cap)


    Video game soundtracks:
  • Gradius V - Original Soundtrack
  • The King of Fighters Maximum Impact Original Soundtrack
  • Shining Force - Kuroki Ryu No Fukkatsu Original Soundtrack
  • pop'n music Artist Collection - 2Days Gokochi
  • Hayarigami Original Soundtrack
  • Hayari Gami


    Toys:
  • Epoch Original Action Game 70's

    Looking foward to next week, we are expecting a total of around 15 new games to be published in Japan. Quite a few highlights in the next week though with X Nauts' shooter Assault Suits Valken, Bandai's anime based fighting game Full Metal Alchemist: Dream Carnival, Falcom's RPG Zwei !! (all for PS2™), Sega's Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation: Ambition of the Judgement Six (as PS2™ as well as NGC™ version) and finally Nintendo's Super Mario Ball for Gameboy Advance™.


    Apart from coming week's video game releases we are expecting a couple of toys as well as another big classic gaming update.



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