09. Feb, 2012 14:50 (HKT)

Going up falling down: Gravity Daze, Genso Suikoden: Hyakunen no Toki, Sumioni, Soul Calibur V Fighting Stick, The Kingdom of Amalur, Resident Evil: Revelations, Jak and Daxter Trilogy & 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. Hold the power of gravity in your palm in Gravity Daze, fight the evil of the century in Genso Suikoden, and venture into the world of danger and elegance in Sumioni.

From the publisher: Prepare yourself for a new perspective in gaming in this visually stunning cel-shaded adventure. Take gravity into your own hands as you take the role of a heroine seeking her past and the means to protect her future in a world that's falling apart.

Shift from streets to walls and buildings as you manipulate gravity to save a city from its enemies and perils. Use the PlayStation®Vita gyro sensor to control gravity to help you move around each open world, shifting your perspective and the action to complete dozens of missions spanning several worlds.

Gravity Daze is available today. The US versions are scheduled to come in May. The Asian version of Gravity Daze is heavily cut by our suppliers, please bear in mind that they are expected to be restocked after around 2 weeks. Please use the RSS feeds and the Personal Agent to inform you when they become available again:

Gravity DazeJPN N/Asold
Gravity RushUS US$ 29.991w
Gravity Rush (Chinese Version)ASIA N/Asold

Every century a monster will be born. It devours everything in it path and multiplies until every city becomes ruins. To prevent the disaster, the Kingdom of Aionia has been implementing austerity measures, using the money to draft soldiers and build fortresses.

The protagonist and his friends Myura and Gino are novice monster hunters, and one day, on the way back to camp after a training session, they spot monsters they have never seen before.

One is manageable, but they multiply too fast. The heroes have no choice but to run. When they three run into the ruins of a fortress, they find a strange boy waiting for them. With a wave of a wand, the boy send the three back a century ago. There they meet the heroes who battled the monsters, and together they strive to find a way to save their land.

If they can return at all.

Genso Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no TokiJPN N/Asold

The Heian era is when monsters, ogres and onmyouji roam the land. In this world, the player becomes the Sumioni, or the ink ogre. With a wave of his pen, he can open a path, burn down his foes and call forth the most powerful spirit.

Acquire's newest action game combines the cutting edge technologies of the PS Vita with the elegance of brush paintings. Slash at enemies, pass through stages and win different brushes to activate new skills. Use the touch pad to draw paths and symbols to launch powerful attacks.

But beware, when you use up the ink, there will be no skills left. Besides the touch screen, the back pad also plays a very important role in the game.

Use your ink and brush to defeat the ogres. The Asian version of Sumioni is heavily cut by our suppliers, please bear in mind that they are expected to be restocked after around 2 weeks. Please use the RSS feeds and the Personal Agent to inform you when they become available again:

SumioniASIA N/Asold
SumioniJPN US$ 16.9924h

Fight the Blazblue war with the extra flare of power. Activating sure kill attacks are particularly exhilarating when you do it the arcade way. The new Xbox360 and PlayStation3 arcade sticks are stylishly designed, the black background shows off the delicate lines and the careful colours with which the characters are drawn.

The layout of the stick is identical to the Arcade version. The components such as the stick lever and the buttons are Sanwa products. Gamers are free to map their buttons until it fits their gaming style. Take some time to personalize the stick and feel the improvement in your fights.

The Xbox360 version has arrived today, please make use of the personal agent or RSS feeds to inform you when the PlayStation3 version arrives:

Soul Calibur V Fighting StickJPN N/Asold

Soul Calibur V Fighting StickJPN N/Asold

New York Times Best selling author and award winning game creator join forces to bring you an epic adventure. The Kingdom of Amalur is an absorbing world full of intrigue. The player character wakes up in a sea of corpses, and action never stop then. Decide the path you want to take, your every decision counts here.

The dead seldom stay dead in the world of games. Go on a cruise with the zombies in Resident Evil: Revelations. Jill Valentine has to escape the floating hell while Chris Redfield has to discover, and sabotage the schemes of a terrorist organization. The missions are linked to one another, succeed in both to ensure survival.

"> Get the whole
">Jak and Daxter Trilogy in one go. The graphics are remastered to stereoscopic 3D. Fly the pair off to fabulous action packed adventures. The stages are more intricate in this version. Cross over nothingness with a flying jump, dive into danger and shoot down enemies for massive rewards.

Improve your gaming performance with the MadCatz fightpad for both Xbox360 and PlayStation3. The combat buttons enable gamers to remap their buttons on the fly, letting them aim for head shots with ease. The ergonomic non-slip grip design ensures that gamers can stay in the battlefield for long hours without fatigue.

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

Kingdoms of Amalur: ReckoningASIA N/Asold
National Geographic ChallengeUS N/Asold
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (Platinum Collection)JPN N/Asold

Jak and Daxter HD Collection <div class="ext ext_"></div>ASIA N/Asold
Kingdoms of Amalur: ReckoningASIA N/Asold
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (PlayStation3 the Best)JPN US$ 34.991w
The Cursed CrusadeJPN US$ 46.991w

Sony™ PS Vita
Gravity DazeJPN N/Asold
SumioniJPN US$ 16.9924h

Sony PSP
Genso Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no TokiJPN N/Asold
PhotoKano [ebten Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Tsugi no Giseisha o Oshirase Shimasu: Houkaisuru Sekai ni Shinigami toJPN US$ 38.991-5d
Tsugi no Giseisha o Oshirase Shimasu: Houkaisuru Sekai ni Shinigami to [First Print Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Vitamin X: Detective B6JPN US$ 55.991w
Vitamin X: Detective B6 [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold

Nintendo™ 3DS
Resident Evil: RevelationsUS US$ 29.9924h

PC Games
Defenders of Ardania (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 39.901w
Hearts of Iron III CollectionASIA US$ 39.901w
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold

Game Guides and Books
Armored Core V Official Starting GuideJPNUS$ 24.905-15d
Biohazard Revelations Navigation And ArtJPNN/Asold
Chou Jigen Geimuneputeyu Nu Haisuku RuJPNUS$ 17.905-15d
Cowboy Bebop TV Series Sunrise Art WorksJPNN/Asold
Dog Days Memory Of FlonyardJPNUS$ 40.905-15d
Final Fantasy XI Vana Dei Rurisa Chi Vol.2JPNUS$ 22.905-15d
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Scenario UltimaniaJPNUS$ 24.905-15d
Fullmetal Alchemist - The Sacred Star Of Milos Art BookJPNUS$ 43.905-15d
Fullmetal Alchemist Official Memorial FanbookJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Gekka Ryo Romance Kindan Official Fan BookJPNUS$ 46.905-15d
Heroes Phantasia Complete GuideJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Lupin The Third Piano Score BookJPNUS$ 29.995-15d
Magic: The Gathering Yami No Ryuusei Official HandbookJPNUS$ 19.905-15d
Metal Gear Solid HD Edition Official Operation GuideJPNUS$ 31.905-15d
Momo Kuro Pia Vol.1JPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Monster Hunter 3 Tri G - Book V With Barioth FigureJPNN/Asold
Monster Hunter 3 Tri G - Book VI With Lagiacrus FigureJPNN/Asold
Monster Hunter 3 Tri G Official Hunters GuideJPNN/Asold
Musou Orochi 2 Complete Guide Vol.2JPNUS$ 31.905-15d
Piano Score Square Enix Official Best AlbumJPNN/Asold
Pink And GrayJPNUS$ 23.905-15d
Play On The Electric Guitar Game Music Collection Piano Score BookJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Point Five.5 Formal Memorial bookJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
S.E.N.S. Piano Solo Score BookJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Sengoku Basara 3 Yan Official Complete WorksJPNN/Asold
Soul Calibur V Perfect GuideJPNUS$ 28.905-15d
Tongari Boushi Toosharena Mahoutsukai Konpuri TogaidoJPNUS$ 26.905-15d
Tsuyoshi Nagano World IllustrationsJPNN/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:

Sony PS Vita™
Sengoku Musou 3Z SpecialJPN US$ 59.99

Sony PSP™
Kyoukugen Dasshutsu ADV: Zennin ShiboudesuJPN US$ 69.99

Nintendo™ 3DS
Kyoukugen Dasshutsu ADV: Zennin ShiboudesuJPN N/A
New Love PlusJPN N/A
Tekken 3D Prime EditionJPN N/A
Theatrhythm Final FantasyJPN US$ 69.99


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