14. Aug, 2009 18:49 (HKT)

New games up for preorder: Rune Factory 3, Kamen Rider Dragon Knight, Valhalla Knights: Eldar Saga, Higurashi Daybreak Mega, Undead Knights, Darkest of Days & much more!

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Let's start our Preorder news with something sunny, something colorful. Rune Factory deviates from the usual Harvest Moon series by incorporating the sword and sorcery RPG elements into the gameplay and Rune Factory 3 takes this another step. You can transform into a monster.

No, not a wolf in a full moon night, but a golden Mokomoko, a fluffy lamb.

Maise the amnesiac hero is in the form of a Mokomoko when Cia found him. Not only did she take him in, she lent him farmland and got him ready for an adventure. Defeat monsters in the dungeon, fill the darkest caves with greenery and marry one of the pretty bachelorettes.

Turn yourself into a Mokomoko to win the ladies' favours, what they were unwilling to tell you when you were human, they may tell you when you are a fluffy beast. Just remember to keep this a secret from the ladies.

Rune Factory 3 is scheduled to come out in October 22, preorder it today:

Rune Factory 3JPN N/A

Another Harvest Moon game is scheduled to arrive as a translated and localized version. Get along with the boys and the different animals on a green island. The game is coming in November:

Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine IslandsUS US$ 29.99

Kamen Riders is another extremely colorful game. As heroes of the famous children's television show, these riders are not only the representation of justice, but are dressed in all sort of costumes with different abilities. Utilize the potential of your suit and go against all the bizarre looking monsters you meet via the TV screen.

Explore the strange land Ventara as one of the thirteen riders, fight the hordes of monsters that the evil lord throws in your path. General Xaviax is planning something, and you are the only one who could stop him. Hone your fighting skills.

Kamen Rider Dragon Knight is coming in November as a US version for Nintendo Wii:

Kamen Rider Dragon KnightUS N/A

More monsters are coming, these bizarre beings are wreaking havoc everywhere and the world of Eldar needs you. Take up one of the vast range of jobs offered, utilize the skills you have learned and set forth to defeat the spirit king before he, and his mobs rips the land apart.

Live high fantasy style, as the Chosen One, you are to reunite the races that has fallen apart over the centuries and lead them against your opponents. Fear not, as heroes no longer fights alone, make use of the networking facilities of your console and ask a friend to help out.

Valhalla Knights Eldar Saga is available for Nintendo Wii as both English and Japanese versions. The English version comes in September while the Japanese version comes in October:

Valhalla Knights: Eldar SagaJPN US$ 34.99
Valhalla Knights: Eldar SagaUS US$ 33.99

Just as destructive as the beasts that roams Eldar, but every bit cuter are the Higurashi cast. Rena found a mirror in the rubbish heap where she plays treasure hunting, only to find out that it's a magical talisman that would grant its owner any wish. So here comes the ax and bat wielding and all the monstrous cuteness.

Besides the usual cast, the mirror brings in more people to the Hinamizawa village. Worry not, just plow them down. With more original plot lines and action, this blend of cheerful cuteness and violence is going to blow you away.

Higurashi Daybreak Portable Mega Edition is coming in November, preorder it for your Sony PSP:

Higurashi Daybreak Portable Mega EditionJPN N/A
Higurashi Daybreak Portable Mega Edition [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 139.99

The last shred of color and cuteness falls away when we reach the Undead Knights. After being on the side of justice for so many games, don't you want to be on the side of the monsters for once? Get used to the sight of the foam spitting zombies. You have to manage this horror inducing team and lead them to your conquests.

Rip the land apart, channel your anger and violence through the heavy metal soundtrack. Take a deep breath and get ready for this burst of power. Take vengence against the human king.

Undead Knights is available as US and Japanese versions. The US version is coming in September while the Japanese comes in October:

Undead KnightsUS N/A
Undead KnightsJPN N/A

Let out all your anger and frustrations? Be serious then. See the darkest days on earth where war ravages the real world. Fight in the historical wars and with the iconic people and the weapons of the past. Fight the same war on both sides and glean the other camp's strategies.

See what you could do with powerful futuristic weapons, turn the tables around to your favour when things don't go your way. Feel free to rewrite history so that the "Darkest Days" would go away.

The realistic war battle action is available on Xbox360:

Best of PlayStation Network Vol. 1ASIA N/A
Darkest of DaysUS N/A

Xbox360™ Pre-Orders (5)

Left 4 Dead (Platinum Collection)JPNSep 17, 2009US$ 57.99
Capcom Triple Pack - Dead Rising, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition, Devil May Cry 4 (Platinum Hits)USSep 14, 2009N/A
Best of PlayStation Network Vol. 1ASIAAug 24, 2013N/A
UFC 2009 UndisputedJPNOct 15, 2009US$ 68.90
Jurassic: The HuntedUSNov 10, 2009N/A


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PlayStation3™ Pre-Orders (3)

White Knight Chronicles (EX Edition)JPNOct 08, 2009US$ 23.99
UFC 2009 UndisputedJPNOct 15, 2009US$ 68.90
Jurassic: The HuntedUSNov 23, 2009US$ 27.99

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Nintendo Wii™ Pre-Orders (5)

Family Fun FootballUSSep 29, 2009US$ 19.90
Valhalla Knights: Eldar SagaJPNOct 08, 2009US$ 34.99
Jurassic: The HuntedUSNov 13, 2009N/A
Kamen Rider Dragon KnightUSDec 07, 2009N/A
Sakura Wars: So Long, My LoveUSApr 01, 2010N/A


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PlayStation2™ Pre-Orders (1)

Sakura Wars: So Long, My LoveUSApr 01, 2010N/A

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Nintendo DS™ Pre-Orders (6)

Chara-Chinko <div class="ext ext_"></div>JPNOct 01, 2009US$ 44.99
Rune Factory 3JPNOct 22, 2009N/A
Assassin's Creed II Discovery <div class="ext ext_"></div>USNov 20, 2009N/A
Harvest Moon DS: Sunshine IslandsUSNov 16, 2009US$ 29.99
Ragnarok DSUSFeb 19, 2010N/A
Dementium IIUSMay 10, 2010N/A


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Sony PSP™ Pre-Orders (4)

Undead KnightsUSNov 06, 2009N/A
NBA 2K10JPNOct 15, 2009US$ 44.90
Higurashi Daybreak Portable Mega EditionJPNNov 26, 2009N/A
Kenka Bancho: Badass RumbleUSNov 13, 2009N/A


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