14. Mar, 2013 18:09 (HKT)

March Madness Continues: Super Robot Taisen UX, Vampire Resurrection, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version, Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX - in Weekly Games Update!

Welcome back to another edition of our Weekly Games Update! Featured this week are some of the most anticipated titles from Japan available from today!

Become the master strategist commanding robots from your favorite Anime franchises, wreck supernatural combos with unparalleled controls, display wondrous trophies from the greatest of monster hunts, escape a dire game where death online equals a permanent fate and revisit classic memories chained to millions of hearts - with the Weekly Games Update!


Nintendo 3DS™ [Tactical Role-Playing]

Bringing a new dimension of cerebral assault, the Super Robot Taisen Series debuts on the Nintendo 3DS™ - direct the fates of your favorite Anime Mechas in glorious 3D tactical battle! 

In Super Robot Taisen UX, many features have been included for total anime immersion. New to this iteration are the dynamically animated and fully voiced scenes during all scenarios and battles. Scenarios are also longer with more variety with respect to mission goals; objectives span though multi-missions creating an engaging story worthy of all the 16 media franchises featured.  

8 Media Franchise newcomers make a playable appearance in Super Robot Taisen UX: Kishin Houkou Demonbane, Fafner in the Azure: Heaven and Earth, The Wings of Rean, Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer, SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors, Heroman, Mazinkaizer SKL, and Cyber Troopers Virtual-On feat. Fei-Yen HD.

Those aware may realize that Fei-Yen is a variant of the Fei-Yen polited by Hatsune Miku from the PSP title: Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Extend - making Fei-Yen the first Vocaloid to ever appear on an Super Robot Wars game!

Super Robot Taisen UX comes with a Special Bundle Edition containing:

  • 1 Black Nintendo 3DS™ LL with an Elegant Custom Design featuring Space and World Map topography.
  • Early Adoption DLC Codes for Special Campaign Maps and Bonus Content.
  • Access to download Tsume Suparobo: a Super Robot Taisen Chess-like Puzzle Minigame.

As well, developer Banpresto also plans to release additional campaign maps in the near future! 


PlayStation3™ & Xbox360™ [Fighting]

Embrace the dark with one of the most anticipated Darkstalkers compilations ever! With the combination of fighting community favorites Vampire hunter: Darkstalkers' Revenge and Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire (Darkstalkers 2 & 3), return to fray in Capcom's highly stylized and extremely influential 2D fighter!

Vampire Resurrection features:

  • HD Filtering with multiple viewing options
  • Online Multiplayer with 8-Player Lobbies
  • GGPO Netcode Matchmaking
  • Standard, Ranked and Tournament Modes
  • Replay Mode with Youtube Sharing
  • In-depth Tutorial Mode
  • Faithful porting with no changes to game balance
  • In-game unlockables via the "Vault" System featuring Art Assets, Videos, and more!

The e-capcom Limited Edition includes a Premium Soundtrack featuring classic Darkstalkers tracks remixed and rearranged for contemporary musical tastes; composed by the Capcom Sound Team: Alph Lyla, Takayuki Iwai, and Masato Kouda, each song captures the timbres of each character. This Premium Soundtrack is exclusively available as a pre-order bonus with the Limited Edition!

According to Capcom, a brand new Darkstalkers will be made depending on the reception of this collection; there might possibly be a real Vampire Resurrection indeed!

Vampire ResurrectionJPNUS$ 89.99
Vampire ResurrectionJPNUS$ 39.99
Vampire Resurrection [e-capcom Limited Edition]JPN
Vampire Resurrection [e-capcom Limited Edition]JPN


PlayStation3™ [Action Role-Playing]

With the Original PSP version selling over 2.58 Mio copies within two weeks upon release, this iteration of Monster Hunter has definitely left a giant dragon-sized footprint in the gaming world. Released and remade for the PS3 in 2011 as one of Sony's PSP Remasters, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version is finally featured in the Playstation™3 the Best lineup!

With full 3D TV support, everything in the Monster Hunter world comes alive like not seen before. Save data can be swapped between the PSP and PS3 version, so Players will not at any time pause Monster Hunting!

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (Playstation3 the Best)JPNUS$ 34.99


Sony PSP™ [Japanese Role-Playing]

Based on the extremely popular light novels/manga/anime by Reki Kawahara, Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment is the first Video Game in this series. Taking place immediately after the first story arc, continue the journey of Veteran Gamer Kirito as he attempts once again in his escape from the virtual reality world of Sword Art Online, a place where virtual death means death in reality. 

Reki Kawahara - creator of the series - has designed new scenarios and trials for the flagship characters of the series; AI controlled characters will follow Players in the quest all the while building potential romances, connections and friendships in a anime styled sci-fi world. 

A Limited Edition bundle is also available, featuring:

  • Infinity Moment Special Contents DVD Vol.1: Behind the Scenes, Making of, Special Art Assets
  • Infinity Moment Special Contents DVD Vol.2: Asuna Bonus Materials
  • A Reversible PSP Gamebox Cover
  • Special Illustration Box feat. work by ABEC Sensei
  • An Original Soundtrack CD (OST) 
  • A Dengeki Nerve Gear Special Booklet
  • Exclusive UMD Artwork
  • Exclusive DVD Packaging
  • DLC Codes for Special PSP themes and an unlockable Swimsuit Character Skin for in-game Asuna


The Real World is already a difficult one, but not as difficult as the trials ahead in the mesmerizing world of Sword Art Online!

Sword Art Online: Infinity MomentJPNUS$ 59.99
Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment [Limited Edition]JPN


PlayStation3™ [Japanese Role-Playing]

Every Memory has a beginning, and as time fades, the origins of this beginning loses itself to nostalgic luster. Kingdom Hearts is one of those memories, and with the HD 1.5 ReMIX, relive the moment once again - the moment where gamers became enthralled in an epic crossover between two of the most beloved franchises ever!


Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX is a HD collection of:

  • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix: the Definitive Version of the Original Kingdom Hearts
  • Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories
  • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days: a 2 Hours and 50 Minutes Cinematic Retelling 

The Keys of the Kingdom are waiting in Kingdom Hearts!

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIXJPNUS$ 79.99

For more releases, please refer to below summary of all the products also released in the week of March 11th - March 17th:


Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of DuskUSUS$ 31.99
God of War: AscensionUSUS$ 22.99
God of War: AscensionJPNUS$ 15.79
God of War: Ascension (Collector's Edition)ASIA
God of War: Ascension (Deluxe Collector's Edition)ASIA
God of War: Ascension (Steelbook Edition)ASIA
God of War: Ascension (w/ Dual Shock 3)ASIA
God of War: Ascension [Original Dual Shock 3 Bundle]JPNUS$ 99.99
Nobunaga no Yabou: Tendou with Power-Up Kit [Nobunaga no Yabou 30th Anniversary Campaign Pack]JPNUS$ 129.99
PlayStation3 God of War: Ascension Legacy BundleUS
Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition (Greatest Hits)USUS$ 22.99
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 Moushouden (Playstation3 the Best)JPNUS$ 23.99
Tomb RaiderEurope
Tomb Raider (Collector's Edition)US
Tomb Raider (Collector's Edition)Europe
Tomb Raider (Survival Edition)Europe
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Playstation3 the Best)JPNUS$ 26.99
Winning Post 7 2013JPNUS$ 60.00


Crysis 3 (Hunter Edition)EuropeUS$ 59.90
SplitFish FragFX Shark Controller Xbox360 (New Version) US$ 59.99
Metal Gear Rising: RevengeanceEuropeUS$ 14.99
Tomb RaiderEurope
Tomb Raider (Collector's Edition)US
Tomb Raider (Collector's Edition)Europe

Nintendo 3DS™

Nazo Waku Yakata: Oto no Aida ni Aida ni [Best Price Version]JPNUS$ 24.99


MLB 13: The ShowASIA
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 PlusEuropeUS$ 24.99
Nobunaga no Yabou: Tendou with Power-Up Kit [Nobunaga no Yabou 30th Anniversary Campaign Pack]JPN
Steins;GateJPNUS$ 79.99
Steins;Gate Double PackJPN
Steins;Gate Double Pack [First-Print Limited Set]JPNUS$ 315.90
Steins;Gate Hiyoku Renri no DarlingJPN


Chaos on Deponia (DVD-ROM)EuropeUS$ 34.90
SplitFish FragFX Shark Controller Xbox360 (New Version) US$ 59.99
SimCity (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)US
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (DVD-ROM)USUS$ 53.99
Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm (Collector's Edition) (DVD-ROM)US
Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm (Expansion Set) (DVD-ROM)US
Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm (Southeast Asia Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIA
Tomb Raider (DVD-ROM)ASIA

Thanks for Reading our Weekly News Update! See you next week with more Game release news! Happy Gaming!


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