01. Aug, 2008 18:10 (HKT)

Magic and Strategy: try your hand at being a military strategist in Spectral Force 3, get updated with the newest gaming news in Weekly Famitsu (1026) & more!

From the publisher: Magic Era: 996. The ten kingdoms of the land, seizing the opportunity provided by Overlord Janus's death, are attempting to unify the continent under their own banners. This is the beginning of the Great Neverland War.

In order to bolster their defenses, kingdoms have begun hiring mercenary units. As new members of the Norius Mercenaries, you and your friend Diaz are eager to prove yourselves. When the squad’s commander Judo is mortally wounded in battle, the mantle of leadership is entrusted to you, and so the adventure begins…

Game Features:

  • First SRPG on the Xbox 360 – True strategy role-playing makes its long-awaited debut on the Xbox 360! For those who can master it, a deep gauge system allows you to execute devastating combination attacks and contextual menus provide an array of strategic options at your fingertips
  • Affect the rise and fall of nations – As a mercenary group, you can choose to aid one master, or aid them all. The course of the Neverland War will be irrevocably changed by your actions.
  • Incredible gameplay value – Recruit up to 40 playable characters, each with individual sets of attacks. Gather components to build a vast assortment of equipment to cater to your personal strategies. With over 100 distinct missions, Spectral Force 3 is sure to quench your thirst for battle!
Show your military genius through the star SRPG Spectral Force 3. The game is now available as a US version for Xbox360™ for US$ 64.90 only.

Please note that the game works on both NTSC U/C systems and NTSC J/J systems but not on PAL systems.

Various products under the Spectral Force franchise are available at Play-asia.com:

Spectral Force 3: Innocent RageKOR N/A sold
Spectral Force 3: Innocent RageJPN N/A sold

Spectral Force: Radical Elements (IF Collection)JPN US$ 34.99 1-5d

Nintendo DS™
Spectral Force GenesisJPN US$ 24.99 1w
Spectral Force Genesis [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold

Audio CDs
Spectral Force Original Soundtrack The BestJPN US$ 27.90 5-15d

Spectral Force Chronicle DibajiensuJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d

Weekly Famitsu issue 1026 is attached with a booklet of descriptions and introduction on 100 games on Nintendo DS and Sony PSP that you absolutely cannot miss.

These titles span from Mario to Gundam to educational software, so flip through the quick guide and find out what you need for the summer.

Strategy guides for new hit games have always been one of the main features of the magazine. Continuing on from the last few issues, detailed guides for Persona 4, Power Pro baseball 15, Dragon Quest V and Siren: New Translation are out together with the new project Fatal Frame IV. Challenge the difficult stages with these comprehensive guides and be ready for the next stages by the coming week.

Take your chance and win one of the newest handheld or home consoles if you are currently residing in Japan and are planning to get at least 3 to 6 Weekly Famitsu issues between now and September 26th. Just find the coupon in the magazine and stick it to the filled out form. There are 500 prizes waiting to be claimed so get ready to try your luck.

As for other entertainment news, this issue features a report about a real life action trilogy based on the sci-fi adventure 20th Century Boys authored by the famous manga artist Naoki Urasawa (Monster). A cast list and a brief synopsis is provided in this issue and more details on the project may be provided in the next few issues, so fans of the series, stick around.

Your most comprehensive and up to date guide to the Japanese game world Weekly Famitsu (issue 1026) has arrived and is available for US$ 7.90 only.

Please find here the full list of Weekly Famitsu magazines available at Play-Asia.com. To ensure that you will recieve next week's copy, please make use of our preordering system.

In stock today:

Sid Meier's Civilization RevolutionASIA N/A sold
Top Spin 3ASIA N/A sold

Nintendo DS™ Accessories
Charge Stand DS Lite (Black)JPN N/A sold
Charge Stand DS Lite (White)JPN N/A sold
Hello Kitty Custom Hard Cover (Red)JPN N/A sold
Hello Kitty Custom Hard Cover (White)JPN N/A sold
Hello Kitty Soft Card Case (Red)JPN N/A sold
Hello Kitty Soft Card Case (White)JPN N/A sold

New toy arrivals:

Air Gear SIF EX Non Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Noyamano RingoJPN N/A sold
Alien Pre-Painted Action Figure: Alien (Re-run)US N/A sold
Resinya Shakugan no Shana 2 1/6 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Shana Noir (Normal Version)JPN N/A sold

An excerpt of game music update:

Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus Original SoundtrackJPN N/A sold


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