04. Apr, 2006 13:01 (HKT)

Shipping today: Tenchu: Dark Shadow (NDS™), Simple Series The Pirate & K-1 World Max 2005 (PS2™), Ragnarok Figure, Wild Arms Complete Tracks, BoA Ninty-Nine Nights Theme Song & more

From Software's ninjitsu series makes its entry on the Nintendo DS™ with a 3D overhead game. Three characters are playable this time: Rikimaru, Ayame and Shizuhim. A number of new ninja skills have been added to the game, including biting and laughing skills.

The game's action is taking place on the top screen, while the bottom one is used to display items, a map and as input for finishing moves with the touch screen. The new overhead view allows you to get a better fix on enemy distance; the map shows the position of enemies in the area. As another new element of the game, you need to collect items to combine them into useful ninja tools.

For the sake of all handheld fans most of the available missions take only five to ten minutes to complete, so the game can be played easily on the go. Further, the focus in many missions has been put on tactical play, such as settings traps in order to take out enemies, rather than killing enemies directly.

From Software's Tenchu: Dark Shadow for Nintendo DS™ is in stock today, available at US$ 48.90.

  • Explore more Tenchu related products at Play-Asia.com.

    Find the pirate ghost ship and fight with abandon

    It's a deadly quiet and big ocean out there. You are a captain who is in charge to get rid of all pirate ghost ships on the ocean and bring back piece to the world. Via your on-board map, you have to locate pirate ships and conquer each single one. A total of more than 100 boats are found in the game, along with different difficulty missions.

    You will encounter three different enemy types in this game, which are "skeleton", "spirit" and "zombie". After defeating an enemy, crystals can be collected. Those crystals can be used in battles to attack the souls, resulting in burning or explosive actions and dealing serious damage to your opponents.

    Published under D3's budget Simple 2000 Series, The Pirate for PlayStation2™ is shipping today at US$ 25.90 only.

    Further new video game & toy related arrivals from today:

    Compact Pouch DS Lite (black) N/A sold
    Compact Pouch DS Lite (blue) N/A sold
    Simple 2000 Ultimate Series Vol. 31: K-1 World Max 2005JPN N/A sold
    Ragnarok Trading Figure Collection Vol.2 N/A sold

    Video game related soundtracks in stock today:

    Kiss Me Good-Bye (Final Fantasy XII add-in track) (UMD™ Version) (~Angela Aki)JPN N/A sold
    Nanairo no Ashita - brand new beat / Your Color (Ninety-Nine Nights Theme Song) (~BoA)JPN US$ 9.90 5-15d
    Nanairo no Ashita - brand new beat / Your Color (Ninety-Nine Nights Theme Song) [CD+DVD] (~BoA)JPN US$ 17.90 5-15d
    Wild Arms Complete TracksJPN US$ 31.99 5-15d

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