27. Jun, 2014 19:33 (HKT)

PRE-ORDER HIGHLIGHTS: Tales of Xillia 2, Senran Kagura 2 Shinku, Bullet Girls, and Caladrius Blaze!

The sequel to a beloved RPG? Two super fan-service games? A vertical shoot'em up? Yappari!


PlayStation®3 [RPG]

Yappari! Tales Of!!!

The follow up to the critically acclaimed Tales of XilliaToX 2 takes place one year after the climatic events of the previous title - where the two worlds, Rieze Maxia and Elympios, are no longer separated by the barrier around Rieze Maxia. Elympios is a world of technological advancement gained through the use of Spyrix, whereas Rieze Maxia is a previously isolated land which relies on spirit artes and nature. 

Tales of Xillia 2 follows Ludger Will Kresnik, who comes from a particularly special family with the ability to destroy alternative timelines. Throughout the character's journey the player will be able to decide how to react to various characters and situations that will later branch out into different paths. Your choices will make all the difference; the central theme of the title being 'Sentaku ga Mirai wo Tsumugu RPG' or 'an RPG where your choices determine the future'. 

The battle sequences in the title use the "Cross Dual Raid Linear Motion Battle System" - where four characters are chosen to battle and the non-player controlled characters are set instructions by the player beforehand. The "Assault Counter" denotes the number of skills and actions a character can perform and recharges over time. Skill usage costs "Technical Points" which can be refilled by attacking or using items. The game will be featuring the Linking System from the original Tales of Xillia, in which players can team up or link up to other players in battle to destroy enemies and support robust linked artes attacks. Swap weapons with the new "Weapon Swap Mechanic" while in battle where players can switch between three main weapons: a sledgehammer, dual blades, and dual pistols in real-time combat!

The ASIA (English) version includes the full soundtrack. 

The ASIA (English) Collector's Edition includes:

  • PS3 Game: Tales of Xillia 2
  • Ludger Kresnik figure
  • Elle's Pocket Watch replica compact mirror
  • Tales of Xillia 2 Music Selection CD
  • Tales of Xillia 2 Art Book
  • Classic Tales of costume DLC (Yuri Lowell, Emil Castagnier, and Asbel Lhant)

Tales of Xillia 2PlayStation 3US US$ 15.9924h
Tales of Xillia 2 [Collector's Edition] (English)PlayStation 3ASIA sold
Tales of Xillia 2 (English)PlayStation 3ASIA sold


Nintendo 3DS™ [Action Adventure]

Unabashed with its approach in delivering what the people really want, Senran Kagura delivers once again.

What the people really wanted was a sequel; Senran Kagura 2 Shinku aka Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson takes this notorious series to another level with 2 new female characters, improvements on gameplay, fanservice and fanservice.

New to the series is the introduction of tag-team play; players will use the "Pair Battle" function where they will be able to fight using two paired- up characters. The unique aspect of this pairing is that any character from the game can be teamed up - from rivals or friends, certain character combinations will elicit certain special movesets, supermoves, combos and counters. As well, increased damage as well as a special tag-team attack scenes can be achieved, but this depends on how well the player performs with a pairing.

Limited Edition "Nyuu Nyuu DX Pack," Contents:

  • Senran Kagura 2 Shinku
  • Five mini-figures of girls from the Homura Crimson Squad
  • An Animated Drama CD
  • First Print Original Sound Track

Another exciting development for Senran Kagura 2 is Co-op play! It's too early to know if there will be co-op over the internet, but local co-op has been confirmed.

Finally, the costume destruction features in Senran Kagura 2 is getting revamped! Destroyed clothing will be seamless, and enemies not exclusive to bosses will get stripped down just the same. After defeating an enemy, players can examine them in the reference library mode. 

For all this it seems like Senran Kagura 2 Shinku is going to be a lot of fun!

Senran Kagura 2 ShinkuNintendo 3DSJPN US$ 17.9924h
Senran Kagura 2 Shinku [Nyuu Nyuu DX Pack]Nintendo 3DSJPN US$ 54.991-5d


PlayStation®Vita [Third Person Shooter]

Tired of macho space marines in your generic third person shooter? Perhaps Bullet Girls is the answer to your anti-macho woes!

Featuring unique gameplay mechanics and and waaaaaay too much fanservice, Bullet Girls is about a group of high school girls who join the school's Ranger Club and their participation in military missions in their spare time.

Gameplay is based on offensive and defensive missions with varied objectives, taking place on different maps ranging from the schoolyard to the desert. There are a lot of weapons to choose from, and gun enthusiasts will be pleased with the options; traversal also involves many military vehicles, ranging from tanks, armoured vehicles and even helicopters!

While gameplay itself is solid, the main appeal of Bullet Girls is the clothes degradation mechanic. Battle damage reveals specific parts of the girls' clothing; this can be targeted specifically to reveal specific areas. To complement this, there are sexualized images and 39 bits of erotic acting to accentuate this stimulation. To take it one step further, interrogation mini games revolve around groping and touching the girls as well as forcibly feeding them objects such as bananas, popsicles and fish sticks. And for that extra mile of fanservice, there are over 1,600 patterns of undergarments which can be customized by the player. 

Bullet GirlsPlayStation®VitaJPN sold

PlayStation®3 [Vertical Shoot 'Em Up]

Shooter fans get excited because Moss are bringing Caladrius to the PS3! With fantastic art and cutscenes to accompany the adrenaline inducing vertical scrolling gameplay this critically acclaimed shooter is a must have for any PS3 owner with a love for bullet hell shooters!

Featuring many of the weapon styles you're used to in Shoot 'Em Ups, Caladrius Blaze retains the gameplay of the original keeping mechanics like the 'Element Shoot System' - a special attack that makes each character unique - intact. 'Elemental Shots', which can be either defensively or offensively, will also retained along with the resource management system 'Element Gauge'.

We've come to expect excellence across the board in Moss titles, and Caladrius Blaze takes the original game and doesn't disappoint! The fantastic Suzuhito Yasuda, the artist behind CaladriusDurarara!!, and Devil Survivor, has added extra content in the form of new artwork, stages, characters, bosses, and characters!

The Limited Edition includes:

  • PS3 Game: Caladrius Blaze
  • Drama CD
  • Original Soundtrack CD

Caladrius BlazePlayStation 3JPN US$ 79.991w
Caladrius Blaze [Limited Edition]PlayStation 3JPN sold

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