24. Jun, 2010 12:31 (HKT)

Totori no Atelier, KoF 2002 Unlimited Match, SD Gundam: Gashapon Wars, White Album, Love Plus +, Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 3 & more! in Weekly Games Update!

Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. We have quite a collection today, for aspiring alchemists, we have Totori no Atelier, for fighters, we have KoF 2002 Unlimited Match, for pilots, we have SD Gundam: Gashapon Wars and the brand new Xbox360™ console.

A sequel to Roronoa no Atelier, Totori takes place 10 years after the first game in the Arland Republic, a fantasy world complete with monsters, knights, alchemists and adventure.

The adventurer is a glorious profession, a lot of teenagers grew up dreaming to become one, this include Totori and Shino. Yet, unlike other teenagers, Totori has another reason to become an adventurer; she has to find her mother, who went missing during one of the more dangerous missions.

Train under Roronoa, learn about item synthesis, go on swashbuckling adventures with your friends and find clues on Totori's mother's disappearance. Soft water color graphics and an intriguing cast of characters, Totori no Atelier is a game for the whole family.

The Limited Edition comes with a crystal paper weight:

Totori no Atelier: Arland no Renkinjutsushi 2JPN N/Asold
Totori no Atelier: Arland no Renkinjutsushi 2 [Premium Box]JPN N/Asold

King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Matches is one of the games in the Tougeki Game Tournaments. All those who intend to participate, or just want to have some heart pounding fun must get it. The new Unlimted Match comes with all sorts of new modes such as Endless, Challenge and Galleries.

Face off with the computer controlled fighters in Endless Mode, can you beat them all before you fall down from exhaustion? For the Challenge Mode, you will be thrown all sorts of obstacles during your campaign, clear them all to reach ultimate victory. And during your play, you will be awarded with movies and CG, watch them in the Gallery Mode.

King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Matches has arrived, get ready to fight:

The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match (Tougeki Ver.)JPN N/Asold

Gashapon are little surprises you get from capsule toy machines. SD Gundam Gashapon Wars has this element of surprise and fun and will surely fulfill all your expectations.

The combination of simulation and action tests both your inner tactician and your muscles. Form a dream team of mobile suits for every different mission.

Play around with all the game modes, the rules are simple and you get to use your own strategies freely. Collect your mobile suits, there are more than 150 for your stable and gallery. Single or party, this game will give you all the excitement you can handle.

The SD Gundam: Gashapon Wars is available on NTSC J encoded Nintendo Wii™ consoles:

SD Gundam: Gashapon WarsJPN N/Asold
SD Gundam: Gashapon Wars (Classic Controller Pro Pack)JPN N/Asold

Having an idol as your girlfriend isn't all honey and roses, the more popular she becomes, the less time she has for you. All the time unspent and the words unsaid deepen the gap between you two.

The misunderstandings started out small, but eventually they snowballed into massive conflicts. Until one day in winter, you realized that everybody, especially the girls around you are drawn into the chaos.

All graphics in the game are delicately drawn by Kawata Hisashi to bring out the sorrowful, but gentle atmosphere. And by using the motion portrait system, you can pick up the girls' body language and their moods even easier.

Voiced by famous seiyuus such as Hirano Aya (Suzumiya Haruhi) and Mizuki Nana (Paz in MGS), the girls who vie for your affections will be more attractive than ever, making your choice between them even more difficult.

Find your ideal girlfriend in White Album. The romance simulation is available to PlayStation3™ gamers:

White Album: Tsuzurareru Fuyu no OmoideJPN N/Asold
White Album: Tsuzurareru Fuyu no Omoide [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold

While Love Plus spans the autumn and winter terms, Love Plus+ will pick up at the summer term. Go on vacations, mountain climbing and all sorts of summer activities with the three girls. This game is around 2 times as big as the last game, so there would be more events and dates.

One of the greatest draw of this second installment is that the girls will learn to call your name even when you change your name from the default. Those who have beat the last game, load your save data into this game and enjoy the bonus events.

The perfect girlfriends are back in Love Plus+. Come pick them up for your Nintendo DS™:

Love Plus +JPN US$ 24.991-5d

Put your Nintendo DS on the LovePlus+ stands so you can have a free hand to do other things. This accessory can hold the 3 most popular Nintendo DS consoles: DSi LL/DSi/DS Lite. You can also personalize it by decorating the white surface with your favorite girl's pictures:

Love Plus + DSi LL Play Stand (Linco Edition)JPN N/Asold
Love Plus + DSi LL Play Stand (Manaka Edition)JPN N/Asold
Love Plus + DSi LL Play Stand (Nene Edition)JPN N/Asold

While the boy gamers are off looking for true love through White Album and Love Plus+, girls can find their perfect guy in Tokimeki Memorials Girls Side 3rd Story.

Taking place seven years after the first game, the female lead (you) is once again a new high school girl hoping to get a cool boyfriend before graduation.

Get closer to the boy of your dreams, go out to dates with him. You get to coordinate your clothes, drop little hints, give the boy permission to take a step closer and even engage in love triangles.

The game is also available as a Konamistyle Special Edition. This box set contains the soundtrack, a charms collection and a special booklet.

Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 3rd StoryJPN N/Asold
Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 3rd Story Platinum Set [Konamistyle Special Edition]JPN N/Asold

To protect your Nintendo DS from scratches and bumps, put it in the Tokimeki Girl's Side Pouch. The pearly white material and the pink strap adds an extra hint of elegance to your gaming experience:

Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 3rd Story PouchJPN N/Asold

Make use of the powerful networking features of your Xbox 360 and engage in a thrilling Monster Hunt. There is no leveling up in this game, whether you survive truly depends on your gaming skills and not your experience points.

In this case, weapons and armor help a lot, so be sure to hunt down the most powerful dragons, take their skins and claws and make yourself some tools and protective gear.

The new slim and glossy Japanese Xbox360™ is here. Test out its even more enhanced networking functions with Monster Hunter Frontier Online. The machine is whisper quiet and contains even more storage space for game and download contents. For more information on the new model and its Kinect port, please see the special news.

Read the stories of all the members of the Clannad Family. In the main game, you got to know the heroines, and in the Joukan and Gekan visual novels you'll see the less featured characters. Some of their stories are wacky, some are bitter sweet. Get ready for the emotional roller coaster.

For gamers who prefers something sweeter, more comical and less turbulent, we have Uta no Prince-sama, where you become a composer looking for the perfect voice to breath life into your songs. Besides music, there are cute aspiring idol singers, get closer to them to spice up your school life.

Here is a summary of all the games that came out within the last seven days.

Attack of the Movies 3DUS US$ 16.991-2w
Monster Hunter Frontier Online (Beginner's Package)JPN N/Asold
Naval Assault: Killing TideUS N/Asold
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten SandsJPN US$ 52.991-5d
Sengoku Hime 2JPN US$ 31.991-2w
Transformers: War for CybertronASIA N/Asold
Transformers: War for CybertronUS N/Asold

International Cricket 2010ASIA N/Asold
ModNation RacersASIA N/Asold
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten SandsJPN US$ 26.901-2w
Totori no Atelier: Arland no Renkinjutsushi 2JPN N/Asold
Totori no Atelier: Arland no Renkinjutsushi 2 [Premium Box]JPN N/Asold
Transformers: War for CybertronUS N/Asold
Transformers: War for CybertronASIA N/Asold
White Album: Tsuzurareru Fuyu no OmoideJPN N/Asold
White Album: Tsuzurareru Fuyu no Omoide [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold

Nintendo Wii™
SD Gundam: Gashapon WarsJPN N/Asold
SD Gundam: Gashapon Wars (Classic Controller Pro Pack)JPN N/Asold
Toy Story 3US US$ 25.991-2w
Transformers: Cybertron AdventuresUS US$ 19.991-2w

Moujuutsukai to OujisamaJPN US$ 75.901w
Moujuutsukai to Oujisama [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match (Tougeki Ver.)JPN N/Asold

Nintendo DS™
Egokoro Kyoushitsu DSJPN US$ 14.9924h
Ghost TrickJPN N/Asold
Ippan Zaidan Houjin: Nippon Kanji Shuujukudo Kentei Kikou Kounen - Tsuutenkaku DSJPN US$ 19.991w
Love Plus +JPN US$ 24.991-5d
Maru Goukaku: Shikaku Dasshu! Financial Planning Ginou Kentei Shiken 2-Kyuu 3-KyuuJPN N/Asold
Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 3rd StoryJPN N/Asold
Witch's WishUS N/Asold

Sony PSP™
Army of Two: The 40th DayJPN N/Asold
Boku no Natsuyasumi Portable 2: Nazo Nazo Shimai to Chinbotsusen no HimitsuJPN US$ 52.991w
Chaos;Head NoahJPN US$ 62.991w
Chaos;Head Noah [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 104.991-5d
Clannad: Mitsumi Mamoru Sakamichi de - GekanJPN US$ 42.991-5d
D.C. Girl's Symphony PocketJPN N/Asold
D.C. Girl's Symphony Pocket [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Daisenryaku PerfectJPN US$ 71.901-2w
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva (Dekkai Ohaidoku-han)JPN N/Asold
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva (Ohaidoku-han)JPN US$ 29.9924h
Narcissus: Moshimo Ashita ga RunaraJPN US$ 62.901w
Narcissus: Moshimo Ashita ga Runara (DX Pack)JPN N/Asold
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten SandsJPN US$ 23.991-5d
SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 (SNK Best Collection)JPN N/Asold
Starry * Sky: In Spring - PSP EditionJPN US$ 34.991w
Starry * Sky: In Spring - PSP Edition [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
The King of Fighters Portable 94-98: Chapter of OrochiJPN N/Asold
Uta no * Prince-SamaJPN N/Asold
Uta no * Prince-Sama [Shining Box]JPN N/Asold

Video Game Soundtracks
Ame agari No Mirai (Tantei Opera Milky Homes Intro & Outro Theme)JPN US$ 11.905-15d
Blaze Union Original SoundtrackJPN N/Asold
Knights In The Nightmare Original SoundtrackJPN N/Asold
Summon Night Granthese Horobi No Ken To Yakusoku No Kishi Original SoundtrackJPN N/Asold
Xenoblade Original SoundtrackJPN N/Asold
Yggdra Union - Well Never Fight Alone Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 37.995-15d

Game Guides and Magazines
Famitsu DS + Wii [August 2010]JPN N/Asold
Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker Official Essential GuideUS N/Asold
V-Jump [August 2010]JPN N/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1123 (2010 07/08)JPN N/Asold

A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow prior end of the week. So J-Pop, Anime and Movie fans, be sure to look out for that one!

Here's a preview of hot games that are expected to come next week:

BlazBlue: Continuum ShiftJPN US$ 12.99
Dark Star One: Broken AllianceASIA N/A
DeathSmilesUS N/A
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4ASIA N/A
Naughty BearUS N/A
Sniper: Ghost WarriorUS N/A
Xbox 360 Elite Slim Console (250GB)US N/A

BlazBlue: Continuum ShiftJPN US$ 47.99
BlazBlue: Continuum ShiftASIA N/A
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4ASIA N/A
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4US N/A
Naughty BearUS US$ 21.99
Trinity UniverseUS N/A

Nintendo™ Wii
Sin & Punishment: Star SuccessorUS N/A

Nintendo DS™
Dragon Ball: Origins 2US US$ 39.99
Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Dororon! Youkai Daikessen!!JPN US$ 143.99

Sony PSP™
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4US US$ 17.99

PC Games
ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead (DVD-ROM)US N/A


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