20. Jun, 2006 13:21 (HKT)

Shipping today: The King of Fighters XI, Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria, MotoGP '06, Korokoro Kollon, KOF:MI 2 OST, Voices Music From Final Fantasy - Final Fantasy Premium Orchestra Concert & more

SNK Playmore releases the latest installment of the King of Fighters series as KOF XI returns with new and old characters to join the fight. The visuals have been improved and the gameplay has been enhanced. A 5th button is now the thrust attack (CD) from previous games as well as guard and stun meters added to increase the action.

Skill points now exist with a max of two and they build on their own as well as giving you three options to use. Quick shift allows an immediate tag-in to extend combos, Saving shift interrupts an opponents attack if it connects, and Dream Cancel allows a super move to cancel into the team leader's LDM. With added modes and options, fans of KOF will surely find this one worthy for their collection.

SNK Playmore's PlayStation2™ fighting reference The King of Fighters XI is shipping today at US$ 64.90 only. Also available is the Arcade based The King of Fighters XI Sound Collection, shipping at US$ 27.90 respectively.

  • Explore more King of Fighters related products at Play-Asia.com.

    From the publisher: Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is set before the predecessor, when the ruined city Dipan was still a busy and prosperous city. The valkyrie Silmeria found herself taking an opposing stance against the lord of the gods, Odin and was forcibly reborn in the body of the princess of Dipan, Alicia. Unexpectedly, the spirit of Silmeria that was supposed to be sealed suddenly awakened, creating the situation of both a god and a human residing in the same body. And of course, Odin would not just sit there and do nothing, and so he sent out the leader of the 3 female gods of destiny, Ary. What lies in store for Silmeria and Alicia?

    Square-Enix's Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is in stock today, shipping as Asia release version at US$ 69.90. Also in stock today is Hori's officially licensed Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria Memory Card 8MB.

    Expected to be in stock later this week is the Japanese version of the game as well as the Limited Artifact Box (currently presold). Also on preorder are three assorted soundtracks (Original Soundtrack Vol.1, Original Soundtrack Vol.2 and Arrange Album).

  • Check out even more Valkyrie Profile related items at Play-Asia.com.

    From the publisher: From the creators of the highly acclaimed MotoGP Ultimate Racing Technology 3, comes the first bike racing game to hit the Xbox 360. With stunning photorealistic graphics and a blisteringly fast game engine, MotoGP '06 redefines the boundaries of visual excellence and sheer racing realism.

    With the inclusion of the new 2006 bikes, riders and tracks, for the first time ever MotoGP fans will be able to recreate the brand new season as it unfolds.

    THQ's motorbike racing game MotoGP '06 for Xbox360™ is available today at US$ 39.90 only. The game is region free and suitable to be played on any standard Xbox360™ console from any territory. Please note that this item is currently restricted to 1 copy per customer due to its limited availability.

    Game features:
    • The Official game of the MotoGP Championship
    • Features the new 2006 season bikes, riders and tracks, as well as the full 2005 season.
    • 17 GP tracks, including the new Shanghai, Laguna Seca, and Istanbul circuits
    • 17 Extreme Mode street tracks, including new Monterey Costal Highway
    • Redesigned Extreme mode tracks to increase speed and raceability
    • Up to 16 riders per online race
    • Superb online features including Spectator Mode & Commentator Mode
    • Dramatically improved audio
    • Truly photorealistic high-definition graphics

    From the publisher: In Rise & Fall, players assume the role of one of history's greatest heroes and build a civilization from the ground up. Amass enough glory, and Rise & Fall lets the player fight alongside his troops in Hero Command Mode, laying waste to carefully prepared enemy plans, formations and fortifications with an almost supernatural combination of leadership and martial skill.

    Published by Midway, the PC strategy game Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is in stock today, shipping at US$ 34.90 only.

    Game features:
    • Engage in awe-inspiring feats of heroism by joining troops during epic fights in third-person perspective, and personally turn the tide of battle!
    • Control one of eight unique Heroes including Julius Caesar, Germanicus Caesar, Cleopatra, Ramses the Great, Nebuchadnezzar, Sargon, Achilles and Alexander the Great, each with their own unique abilities and weapons.
    • Choose from four of the ancient world's mightiest empires: Greece, Persia, Egypt or Rome.
    • Enlist more than 80 unique units, including footmen, archers, cavalry, siege units and massive triremes.
    • Use realistically-scaled siege towers, ladders, and battering rams to annihilate city defenses and clear the way for ground forces.
    • Rule the seas and secure victory! Fight for control of the seas by boarding and ramming enemy naval vessels using massive, accurately-scaled warships.
    • Outfit warships with infantry, archers, ballistae, or catapults, depending on your own strategic objectives.
    • Recruit craftsman, scientists, artisans, and advisors who will help enhance civilizations both militarily and economically.
    • Capture new territories and establish outposts to increase your recruiting ability and train new formations of soldiers rapidly.
    • Up to 8 players will battle it out across numerous multiplayer game types and maps, waging all-out war on the seas, in the cities and down on the ground in Hero Mode.

    Further new game releases in stock today:

    HORI Real Arcade Pro Stick 2 (restock) N/A sold
    Kakutou Bijin Wulong / Fighting Beauty WulongJPN US$ 45.99 1-5d
    Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria Memory Card 8MB N/A sold

    Nintendo DS™:
    Magical Vacation: 5-tsu no Hoshi GanarabutokiJPN US$ 23.99 1-5d

    Sony PSP™:
    Korokoro KollonASIA N/A sold
    Minna no Golf Portable (PSP the Best)ASIA US$ 9.99 1-2w
    Ridge Racer (English language version) (PSP the Best)ASIA N/A sold
    Sarugetchu P! (PSP the Best)ASIA N/A sold
    Tenchi no Mon / Heaven Key Earth Gate (Chinese Version) (PSP the Best)ASIA N/A sold

    New video game related soundtrack releases:

    Atelier Iris - Grand FantasmJPN N/A sold
    Kenji Ito Piano Sakuhinshu - Everlasting MelodiesJPN N/A sold
    The King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2 Sound TrackJPN N/A sold
    Voices Music From Final Fantasy - Final Fantasy Premium Orchestra ConcertJPN N/A sold
    Voices Music From Final Fantasy - Final Fantasy Premium Orchestra Concert [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold

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