01. Apr, 2011 13:03 (HKT)

Upcoming crisis: Mamoru-kun, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II, Naruto Shippuden 3D, Onechanbara Special, DQ Monsters: Joker 2 Professional, Nintendo 3DS US ver. & 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. Be prepared for the looming crisis. The gates to hell are opening in Mamoru-kun, Laguna the Bloodedge is back in Continuum Shift II, the Hokage is up to something strange in Naruto 3D, and the zombies are running loose in Onechanbara.

Prevent the gates of hell from opening and swallowing everyone, four "dead" spirits set off on their shooter planes. By showering all the tormented spirits with cleansing bullets, you will lighten the pressure on the gates, but still, you have to find the boss behind the commotion, deal with him to come back to life.

The new PlayStation3 version contains a "noroware" bullet that could curse both your enemies, this is a double edge sword that has to be handled with care, and unlike other scrolling shooters where you are forced to advance, you don't have to fly forward before your are ready in Mamoru-kun wa norowarete shimatta!

This new port comes with Meikai Chapter, come see what ghouls you'll fight against. The Limited Edition contains the settings information book, the soundtrack and the strategy guide DVD.

Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Meikai Katsugeki Wide-HanJPN N/Asold
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Meikai Katsugeki Wide-Han [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold

Laguna the Bloodedge is back, the whole city is talking about him and the massive magic circle. Blazblue Continuum Shift II has more characters, game modes and a story penned specifically for the handheld versions. The famous seiyuu are back to act their roles, if you are a fan of Imai Mami, be sure to listen to the theme song Deep Blue.

The system is updated for the handheld, with the Stylish mode, even novices can unleash sure kill attacks with ease. Start off in the Tutorial mode and then take up missions and fight with other characters in the misison mode. When you are done, tackle abyss mode where only the strongest fighters can remain standing.

Blazblue Continuum Shift II is available on:

Nintendo 3DS™
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift IIJPN US$ 34.991w

Sony PSP™
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift IIASIA US$ 33.901-2w
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift IIJPN US$ 38.991-5d

Game Guide
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II Players GuideJPN N/Asold

Naruto received an urgent message from Kakashi. The Hokage Tsunashi has gone against the alliance agreement with the Kazekage and is amassing arms. Naruto has to hurry back to the village to find out what's with Tsunade before she makes an enemy of all the ninja villages.

Step into the ninja shoes of Naruto and embark on a dangerous journey. The hostile environment comes to life on your 3D screen, the damages you can cause with your ninjutsu becomes more devastating and the extra depth of your Nintendo 3DS will reveal the secret paths and tunnels under the villages.

Be a ninja, Naruto Shippuden: Ninrattai Emaki! Saikyou Ninkai Kessen!! is available on Nintendo™ 3DS:

Naruto Shippuden: Ninrattai Emaki! Saikyou Ninkai Kessen!!JPN N/Asold

Be ready for the attack of zombies. Onechanbara is ported to the portable console, so let the fight begin on the bus or the train. Aya, Saki, Reiko and Mizari are back, and Anna from Vortex is revived in this game. Each of them has their own killing moves, so be sure to try out all their campaigns.

The game provides you with more than 300 weapons, collect them from the field or synthesize to to create new blades. When you've gotten you dream weapons head off for some hack and slash action. You can gather your friends around and turn on the adhoc-networking functions to enter the more challenging stages.

Join the pretty Onee-chan to a zombie hunting adventure:

Onechanbara SpecialJPN US$ 39.991-2w

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 was a hit when it came out, this time, Square Enix amps up the battle strategy and excitement elements by providing you with new monsters and new maps.

You can bring your trained up monsters from your old game into this Professional version, or you can set off to get the new monsters, there are more than 100 types waiting for you to adopt.

Make use of the wi-fi connection of your console and engage in battle with up to 8 players. When you get really good, you might even want to enter the ranking battles to see who is the best strategist in monster battles in your region.

Dragons and slimes, fight. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional is available to Nintendo™ DS gamers today:

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 ProfessionalJPN US$ 46.991w

Cleaner Strap
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional Cleaner Strap Set for 3DSJPN N/Asold

The Nintendo 3DS US versions [Cosmos Black & Aqua Blue] just came this week, delve into the 3D world today. Quite a lot of US games are released for the console already, so just pick them up and explore the extra dimensions in gaming. In glossy blue and black, these consoles will go well with all play styles.

Unite chaotic China. Participate in the war and step into the battle boots of all the warriors in Dynasty Warriors 7. Every attack you unleash is massively damaging, with a swing of your sword or ax, you can destroy all those troops around you. Fight on land or on air, choose the Musou attack mode that gives you the most power.

Shift 2 Unleashed is only for the fittest racer. Experience the brutality of controlling a car running at 200 miles per hour. The realistic graphics makes every crash and all the damages all the more devastating. But if you can conquer the car and the road, you can control every aspect of your racer career.

Overcome your Christmas phobia to enjoy a normal high school social life. The Amagami (EBKore+) version has more story elements, choices and extra help in the mahjong game modes. The Limited Editions have challenging jigsaw puzzles, a frame and extra clear posters for the girls from Kimi Kiss.

Here's the summary of this week's releases.

Crysis 2US N/Asold
Crysis 2 (Limited Edition)US US$ 26.991w
Dynasty Warriors 7US US$ 24.991-5d
Mayhem 3DUS N/Asold
NASCAR The Game 2011ASIA N/Asold
NASCAR The Game 2011US US$ 32.991-2w
Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed (Limited Edition)US N/Asold
Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed (Limited Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The MastersASIA N/Asold
WWE All-StarsASIA US$ 44.901w

Dynasty Warriors 7US US$ 22.991-2w
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Meikai Katsugeki Wide-HanJPN N/Asold
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Meikai Katsugeki Wide-Han [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
Mayhem 3DASIA N/Asold
Mayhem 3DUS N/Asold
NASCAR The Game 2011US US$ 32.991-2w
NASCAR The Game 2011ASIA N/Asold
PlayStation Move HeroesUS US$ 12.991-2w
Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed (Limited Edition)ASIA N/Asold
Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed (Limited Edition)US N/Asold
Shin Sangoku Musou 6 (Chinese Language Version)ASIA N/Asold
Slotter Chou Mania: Antonio Inoki ga Genki ni Suru Pachi-Slot KiJPN US$ 62.901w
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The MastersASIA N/Asold
Tomb Raider TrilogyUS US$ 17.991-2w
Top Spin 4US N/Asold
WWE All-StarsUS N/Asold
WWE All-StarsASIA N/Asold

Nintendo™ Wii
Country DanceUS US$ 33.991-2w
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The MastersUS N/Asold
Top Spin 4US US$ 19.991-2w

Nintendo™ 3DS
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift IIJPN US$ 34.991w
Naruto Shippuden: Ninrattai Emaki! Saikyou Ninkai Kessen!!JPN N/Asold
Nikoli no Sudoku 3D: 8-tsu no Puzzle de 1000-monJPN US$ 43.901-2w
Pro Yakyuu Famista 2011JPN US$ 44.901-2w
Virus Shooter XXJPN US$ 24.991-5d

Nintendo™ DS
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 ProfessionalJPN US$ 46.991w
Gijutsu Hyouronsha Kanshuu: Kihonjouhou Gijutsusha DSJPN US$ 25.9924h
HOPUS US$ 32.991-2w
Johnny TestUS N/Asold
Montessori MusicUS N/Asold
Nanda's IslandUS US$ 24.905-15d
PinkaliciousUS N/Asold

Sony™ PSP
Amagami (EBKore+)JPN N/Asold
Amagami (EBKore+) [Limited Edition]JPN N/Asold
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift IIJPN US$ 38.991-5d
Clover no Kuni no AliceJPN N/Asold
Clover no Kuni no Alice [Deluxe Edition]JPN N/Asold
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final FantasyUS US$ 24.991-2w
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone WarsASIA N/Asold
Onechanbara SpecialJPN US$ 39.991-2w
The 3rd Birthday (English language Version)ASIA N/Asold
WWE All-StarsASIA US$ 34.905-15d
WWE All-StarsUS US$ 26.991-2w

PC Game
Crysis 2 (DVD-ROM)US US$ 59.905-15d
Crysis 2 (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
Legendary Inn (Special Edition) (Chinese) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed (Limited Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
Shogun 2: Total War [Collector's Edition] (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
The New Magic Sword of the Legendary Warrior (Commemorative Edition) (Chinese) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/Asold
The Sims: Medieval (DVD-ROM)US N/Asold
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Complete Collection (DVD-ROM)ASIA 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.

Bullet SoulJPN N/A

Sony PSP™
Garnet Cradle Portable: Kagi no HimikoJPN US$ 88.99
Garnet Cradle Portable: Kagi no Himiko [Limited Edition]JPN N/A
Legend of Heroes: Trails in the SkyUS N/A
Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (Limited Edition)US N/A


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