24. Oct, 2013 18:05 (HKT)

Weekly Game Release: BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, and Rocksmith 2014 Edition!

Welcome to our Weekly Release News! Every week we highlight certain releases that you may find interesting - perhaps you've already been anticipating these games too! We know we've been waiting for these...


PlayStation®3 Xbox 360™ [Action Adventure]

Fresh off the press is the exciting release of Batman: Arkham Origins, developed by WB Games Montreal. Arkham Origins is set several years prior to the two previous Arkham games, allowing the player to assume control over a younger, rawer, and inexperienced Batman. The story witnesses key relationships and iconic characters of the Batman franchise being formed and shaped by focusing on the way a young Batman is set on the path to become the Dark Knight. 

A large portion of the gameplay centers around Batman's stealth mechanics, detective abilities, and smart use of gagetry - all in and out of the signature Free-Flow combat kin to the Arkham series. As well, for the first time ever, a multiplayer mode is available; players around the world can experience Gotham together!

Batman: Arkham OriginsPlayStation 3 (PS3)US US$ 24.991-5d
Batman: Arkham OriginsXbox360 (360)US US$ 22.991-5d


PlayStation®Vita Nintendo 3DS™ [Action Adventure]

A standalone supplementary title to the PS3/Xbox360 console version, Blackgate is a 2.5D side-scroller with elements similar to the metroidvania style of game design. Faithfully keeping to its source material, Blackgate keeps all the exciting features from Origins and takes them further for a proper handheld Batman experience. Featuring multiple endings, all the Bat-gadgets, further info on the story of this iteration of Batman, a foreground/background style of gameplay similar to Code of Princess and a revamped free-flow combat system, be the hero Gotham needs.

Batman: Arkham Origins BlackgateNintendo 3DS (3DS)US US$ 19.991-5d
Batman: Arkham Origins BlackgatePlayStation®Vita (PS Vita)US US$ 24.9924h


PlayStation®3 Xbox 360™ PC [Music]

Thanks to Rocksmith 2014 - the latest music video game developed by Ubisoft, learning guitar has never been this fun and easy!. It has been proven to be the fastest way to learn guitar according to a national research study conducted by C&C Market Research.

Rocksmith 2014 allows players to plug in virtually any electric guitar or bass and be one of the countless people who have experienced the award-winning Rocksmith method. Set song difficulty according to one’s preference and progress through levels. Improve memory-playing skill with the game’s Master Mode. Overcome and benefit with new missions that challenge areas of improvements along with enhanced features, flexible and deeper practice tools, new techniques and tunings, over 50 new hit songs, and much more.

Perform in-jam sessions with the in-game musicians in the revolutionary Session Mode, which takes learning guitar in a whole new level. Select from an assortment of backing instruments or styles, and Session Mode reacts to the notes you play.

Learn, play and rock it out with Rocksmith 2014!

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (w/ Cable)PlayStation 3 (PS3)US sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (w/ Cable)Xbox360, KinectUS US$ 79.991-2w
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Game Only)PlayStation 3 (PS3)US sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Game Only)Xbox360, KinectUS sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (w/ Cable) (DVD-ROM)PC CD-ROM (PC)ASIA sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (w/ Cable)Xbox360, KinectASIA sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Guitar Bundle) (DVD-ROM)PC CD-ROM (PC)US sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Guitar Bundle)PlayStation 3 (PS3)US sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Guitar Bundle)Xbox360 (360)US sold
Rocksmith 2014 Edition (w/ Cable)PlayStation 3 (PS3)ASIA sold


PlayStation®3 [Fighting]

The hyper kinetic frenzied BlazBlue revs up towards it's 3rd fighting game release in BlazBlue: Chronophantasma! With revamped gameplay mechanics and four new exclusive characters: Bullet, Azrael, Amane Nishiki, and Izayoi, as well as the return of Mu-12 and Nu-13! Continue the fight in the direct sequel to the events of Continuum Shift! In addition, use the "Overdrive" system to use character specific buffs and activate the "Crush Trigger" to destroy any opponent. 

Some gameplay mechanics has been removed from BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma to give way to new mechanics, such mechanics that has been removed are: Gold Break Bursts, Guard Primers and their individual storylines. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma’s characters sprites have also been redrawn and refined for a better look of the overall game. Several new songs were also composed exclusively for the game. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma has been polished to deliver fun-fighting game to all gamers who love the series.

Limited Edition Contains:

  • PS3 Game: "BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma"
  • BlazBlue Song Interlude II
  • Nendoroido Puchi Figure
  • BlazBlue Visual Book II
BlazBlue: Chrono PhantasmaPlayStation 3 (PS3)ASIA US$ 65.992-4d
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (Limited Box)PlayStation 3 (PS3)ASIA sold
BlazBlue: Chrono PhantasmaPlayStation 3 (PS3)JPN US$ 14.9924h
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma [Limited Edition]PlayStation 3 (PS3)JPN US$ 169.991w
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma [Famitsu DX Pack]PlayStation 3 (PS3)JPN sold

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