22. Sep, 2011 16:07 (HKT)

Flashing blades: Senran Kagura, Dark Souls, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6, Busou Shinki Mk2 edition, To Heart 2 DX, Gears of War 3, Persona 2 & more! - in Weekly Games Update!

Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. The games that came today are: Senran Kagura, Dark Souls and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6.

Asuka, Ikaruga, Katsuragi, Yagyuu and Hibari are five novice ninjas with different powers, but all of them have one aim, to rid the world of evil.

Take the girls in a horizontal scrolling action adventure, slash at the obstacles that block their way and combo enemies in the air. When gamers execute a move beautifully or satisfy some other challenging conditions, the girls will reward them with special cut scenes full of fan-service moments.

The fast pace fights will appeal to action fans while the bishojo lovers can enjoy the cut scenes. But don't skip the story, as the scenarios are written by Kitashima Yukinori of 428~ Fuusa sareta shibuya fame.

Senran Kagura keeps Nintendo 3DS gamers' blood pressure and adrenaline high:

Senran Kagura: Shoujotachi no ShineiJPN N/Asold

Ultra difficult and unforgiving, clearing a stage in the Dark Souls will bring you satisfaction like nothing can. Brought to you by From Software of Demon Soul's fame, Dark Soul ups the difficulty scale even more, the game is based on the motto "failure is a chance to learn, discovery is the true enjoyment".

When things get too tough, log on the internet and form a team, there is always a way to beat that seemingly impossible stage, just discover your true potential.

The game provides gamers with more items and options, so players of all gaming styles are welcome to test their skills in a dark, fantasy world full of knights, demons from hell and fire.

Dark Souls is now available to the gamers with the strongest skills. The US and Asian versions are scheduled to come in early October:


Dark SoulsUS N/Asold
Dark Souls (English & Chinese language Version)ASIA N/Asold
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (Limited Box)ASIA N/Asold

Dark SoulsJPN N/Asold
Dark SoulsUS N/Asold
Dark Souls (English & Chinese language Version)ASIA N/Asold
BlazBlue: Chrono PhantasmaASIA US$ 65.992-4d

Xbox360™ Collector's Edition
Dark Souls (Collector's Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Dark Souls (Collector's Edition)US N/Asold

PlayStation3™ Collector's Edition
Dark Souls (Collector's Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Dark Souls (Collector's Edition)US N/Asold

Please use the RSS Feeds and the Personal Agent to get the most updated information on the Collector's Editions.

The 5D card battles come to its grand finale in Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6. After fighting through the tournaments and collecting the strongest cards, it's time to release their full power. The opponents you face in this last stage are the people who survived the most challenging tests with their legendary decks.

Face off against the three duelists, the Gatekeeper of Depair Appolia controls the Kioujin. The leaders of Team Unicorn and Team Sun, too are here to show off their decks. Worry not, though the game comes with the new cards Sonic Warrior, Crimson Blader and Influence Dragon, use these to your advantage when you face off with the impossible foes.

Enter the final duel on your Sony™ PSP:

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6ASIA N/Asold
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6JPN N/Asold

The new Mk2 edition expands the game to include new story lines, events and girls. The new system upgrades such as the data-install shortens loading time, adhoc network mode gets a revamp with more powerful functions. Besides the existing 10 girls, 5 more girls join the fray. Load your save into the game to start at the new chapter.

To Heart 2 DX bundles the original game with the its sequel Another Days. Familiar characters show up with a gang of new girls. Their stories will unfold in the autumn chapter. The motion portrait system gives the girls more expressions. The small gestures and the subtle movements makes interacting with them all the more charming.

Even the last line of defense fell in Gears of War 3. Marcus and his team have everything against them in the final game of this explosive trilogy. While the locusts cover every last surface on the face of earth, an unnamed threat is burning beneath ground. Caught between gunfire, the team has everything to lose and everything to gain.

Horrendous rumors are not meant to become real. But when they do, it's up to a team of high school student to tackle the threat, and find their own identities in the process. Persona 2 is revived on the Sony PSP, with improved graphics and enhanced system, the game will bring the charm of the series back up to date.

Here's the summary of this week's releases.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Classic)ASIA N/Asold
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop RacerJPN N/Asold
Gears of War 3JPN US$ 39.991w
Gears of War 3ASIA N/Asold
Gears of War 3US N/Asold
Gears of War 3 (Epic Edition)JPN N/Asold
Gears of War 3 (Limited Edition)JPN N/Asold
Gears of War 3 (Limited Edition)US US$ 89.991w
Gears of War 3 (Limited Edition)ASIA N/Asold
NHL 12US US$ 64.991-2w
Nicktoons MLBUS N/Asold
Shadows of the DamnedJPN US$ 75.991-5d
Supremacy MMAUS US$ 18.991-2w

Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop RacerJPN N/Asold
Dark SoulsJPN N/Asold
ICOJPN US$ 41.991w
ICO and Shadow of the Colossus [Limited Edition]ASIA N/Asold
ICO and Shadow of the Colossus [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Shadows of the DamnedJPN US$ 29.991w
Supremacy MMAUS N/Asold
To Heart 2 DX PlusASIA N/Asold
To Heart 2 DX PlusJPN US$ 24.991w
To Heart 2 DX Plus [Limited Edition]ASIA N/Asold
To Heart 2 DX Plus [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 74.991-5d
Wanda to Kyozou / Shadow of the ColossusASIA N/Asold
Wanda to Kyozou / Shadow of the ColossusJPN N/Asold

Sony™ PSP
Busou Shinki: Battle Masters Mk. 2JPN US$ 49.901-2w
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 29.991w
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2 Innocent SinUS N/Asold
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6JPN N/Asold
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 6ASIA N/Asold

Nintendo™ Wii
Barbie: Jet Set & StyleUS US$ 33.991-2w
Bit.Trip CompleteUS N/Asold
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop RacerJPN US$ 34.991-2w
Nicktoons MLBUS US$ 19.991-2w

Nintendo™ 3DS
Frogger 3DJPN N/Asold
Senran Kagura: Shoujotachi no ShineiJPN N/Asold

Nintendo™ DS
Barbie: Jet Set & Style <div class="ext ext_"></div>US US$ 16.9924h
Nicktoons MLBUS US$ 30.991-2w

PC Game
Call of Juarez: The Cartel (DVD-ROM)US US$ 2.9924h
Sengoku (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 39.995-15d

Game Guides and Books
Arianrhod RPG 2E Advanced Rule BookJPN US$ 45.905-15d
Ash Battles His Rivals Pokemon Reader HCUS N/Asold
Ash Battles His Rivals Pokemon Reader PBUS N/Asold
Bokuha Tomodachi Ga Sukunai 7JPN US$ 12.905-15d
Bokuha Tomodachi Ga Sukunai 7 [Book+DVD]JPN US$ 44.905-15d
Dangan-Ronpa - ZeroJPN US$ 20.905-15d
Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary Book (includes Sticker Set and Poster)JPN N/Asold
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Official Strategy GuideUS N/Asold
Endobureika Pawa Appubukku Rei Mine Ten Mai AmatsukaguraJPN US$ 36.905-15d
Fired IntegralJPN US$ 60.905-15d
Gears of War 3 Limited EditionUS US$ 29.901-2w
Gears of War 3 Signature Series GuideUS US$ 17.901-2w
Goldeneye 007 Official Guide BookJPN US$ 23.905-15d
Grand Knights History The Master GuideJPN N/Asold
Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded Official Complete GuideJPN US$ 30.905-15d
Hayate The Combat Butler - Girls Graphics Hata Kenjirou IllustrationsJPN US$ 42.905-15d
Inyou Shi Heian You Kitan Portable GuideJPN US$ 15.905-15d
Juicy CiderJPN US$ 11.905-15d
Kirby Mass Attack Complete GuideJPN US$ 18.905-15d
Kirby Mass Attack Official Guide BookJPN US$ 23.905-15d
Masterfile Metal Armor DragonarJPN US$ 38.905-15d
Ninkyou Michi Portable GuideJPN US$ 15.905-15d
Old Gamers Saga Vol.3JPN US$ 17.905-15d
SKE48 Bukatsu DamashiiJPN US$ 21.905-15d
Sen Resa Ke U Sa Jun Hosotakimi HohaekuJPN N/Asold
Shoujo FujuubunJPN US$ 19.905-15d
Silver Rain RPG Supplement Kyou Oni SensenJPN US$ 45.905-15d
Star Driver Kagayaki No Takuto Original CollectionJPN US$ 41.905-15d
Starfox 64 3D Official Guide BookJPN US$ 29.905-15d
Starry Sky After Summer AnthologyJPN US$ 15.905-15d
Storm Lover: Summer Love!! Official Visual Fan BookJPN US$ 42.905-15d
Tiger & Bunny Official Magazine Book Hero TV Fan Vol.1JPN US$ 16.905-15d
Wanda to Kyozou / Shadow of the Colossus Official Guide BookJPN N/Asold
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Ofisharuka Doge Mu Koushiki Ka Dokatarogu Za Varyuaburu Bukku 14JPN N/Asold

A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow prior end of the week. So J-Pop, Anime and Movie fans, be sure to look out for that one!

Here's a preview of hot games that are expected to come next week.

Shin Sangoku Musou 6 & Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Moushouden [Premium Box]JPN N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 MoushoudenJPN US$ 19.99
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Moushouden [Premium Box]JPN US$ 129.99

Sony PSP™
Eiyuu Densetsu: Ao no KisekiJPN US$ 12.99
Eiyuu Densetsu: Ao no Kiseki [Complete Reservation Limited Edition]JPN US$ 108.99
Neon Genesis Evangelion: 3rd ImpactJPN US$ 33.99
Neon Genesis Evangelion: 3rd Impact [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 58.99
Neon Genesis Evangelion: 3rd Impact [Special Limited Edition]JPN US$ 70.90
Wand of Fortune 2: Jikuu ni Shizumu MokushirokuJPN US$ 72.90


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