25. Jan, 2007 12:14 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys Update: Vampire's Rain, The Idolm@ster, Enchant Arm, Taito Memories II Joukan, DDR SuperNOVA, Picross DS, Hotel Dusk: Room 215, Parodius Portable, WoW Burning Crusade & lots more

Welcome to this week's Games & Toys update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days.

The last week in January has been a fantastic release week, with plenty of new and also interesting games. There have been around 50 new releases in Japan, plus a number of good titles from Asian and US territory.

Next generation console highlights this week have been Vampire's Rain and The Idolm@ster (Xbox360™) and From Software's RPG hit Enchant Arm (Japanese / Asia) for PlayStation3™.

The PlayStation2™ remains in a strong market position. Top sellers for this system this week have been Taito Memories II Joukan, Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA (in stock tomorrow), From Software 20th Anniversary: King's Field -Dark Side Box- and lots of budget reprints, including Naruto: Narutimett Hero 3, Final Fantasy X International, NeoGeo Battle Coliseum and more.

The most popular handheld game releases have been Nintendo's Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (Wish Room: Tenshi no Kioku in Japan), Picross DS and Sangokushi Taisen DS (NDS™) as well as Konami's shooting game series Parodius Portable, Salamander Portable and Twinbee Portable for PSP™.

Last but not least, Blizzard's World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Expansion has been leading the PC sales charts (and probably continues to do so for a while).

As usually, here's a summary of all new releases from this week. A preview of coming week's highlights is also listed further below.

The GodfatherJPN US$ 52.99 1-5d
The Idolm@sterJPN N/A sold
The Idolm@ster [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Vampire RainJPN US$ 32.99 1-5d
WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2007JPN US$ 69.99 1-2w

We are expecting a few more copies of the Idolm@ster Limited Edition box set to be in stock on Friday.

Enchant ArmJPN US$ 96.99 1w
Enchant ArmASIA N/A sold

Nintendo Wii™:
Mahjong Taikai WiiJPN N/A sold
Datel Wi-Fi MAX (Nintendo Wii) N/A sold

Burnout Revenge (EA Best Hits)JPN N/A sold
Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVAJPN N/A sold
Final Fantasy X International (Ultimate Hits)JPN US$ 34.99 1-2w
Final Fantasy X-2 International + Last Mission (Ultimate Hits)JPN US$ 29.99 1-5d
FlatOut 2 GTRJPN N/A sold
From Software 20th Anniversary: King's Field -Dark Side Box-JPN N/A sold
Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasJPN N/A sold
Happiness! DeluxeJPN N/A sold
Happiness! Deluxe [First Print Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Hyper Street Fighter II: The Anniversary Edition (CapKore)JPN N/A sold
Kujibibi UnbalanceJPN US$ 20.99 1-5d
Kujibiki Ambulance [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 116.99 1w
Naruto: Narutimett Hero 3 (PlayStation2 the Best)JPN US$ 37.99 1w
NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (SNK Best Collection)JPN N/A sold
Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 10JPN US$ 64.90 1w
Prince of Tennis: Doki Doki Sabaibaru - SecretJPN N/A sold
Routes PEJPN US$ 49.99 1w
Routes PE [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Samurai Spirits: Tenkaichi Kenkakuten (SNK Best Collection)JPN N/A sold
Taito Memories II JoukanJPN N/A sold
Tomoyo After: It's Wonderful Life (CS Edition)JPN N/A sold
Trouble Fortune Comany * Happy CureJPN US$ 23.99 1-5d
Trouble Fortune Comany * Happy Cure [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 47.99 1-5d
WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2007JPN US$ 64.90 1w

Nintendo DS™:
BioHazard: Deadly Silence (Best Price)JPN N/A sold
Hotel Dusk: Room 215US N/A sold
Nihongo Bunshou Nouryoku Kentei Kyoukai Kyouryoku: Tadashii Nihongo DSJPN US$ 15.99 1w
Picross DSJPN US$ 15.99 1-5d
Sangokushi Taisen DSJPN US$ 19.99 1-5d
Sangokushi Taisen DS Play Stand DS Lite US$ 69.99 1w
Silicon Cover DS Lite (light blue) N/A sold
Silicon Cover DS Lite (light green) N/A sold
Wish Room: Tenshi no KiokuJPN US$ 39.99 1-2w

Sony PSP™:
Akira te Chou te Nou de Kanjite Crossword TengokuJPN US$ 29.90 1w
Breath of Fire III (CapKore)JPN N/A sold
Burnout Legends (EA Best Hits)JPN US$ 29.90 1w
Gradius Portable (Konami the Best)JPN N/A sold
Lady in the WaterJPN N/A sold
Lost Regnum: Makutsu no KouteiJPN US$ 89.90 1-2w
Lost Regnum: Makutsu no KouteiASIA N/A sold
Naruto: Narutimett Portable (PSP the Best)ASIA N/A sold
Parodius PortableASIA N/A sold
Parodius PortableJPN N/A sold
Rockman X: Irregular Hunter (CapKore)JPN N/A sold
Rocky BalboaASIA N/A sold
Routes PortableJPN N/A sold
Salamander PortableJPN N/A sold
Salamander PortableASIA N/A sold
Street Fighter Zero 3 Double Upper (CapKore)JPN N/A sold
Twinbee PortableJPN N/A sold
Twinbee PortableASIA N/A sold

PS one™:
Bushido Blade (Legendary Hits)JPN N/A sold
Bushido Blade 2 (Legendary Hits)JPN N/A sold
DewPrism (Legendary Hits)JPN N/A sold
Tobal 2 (Legendary Hits)JPN N/A sold
Tobal No. 1 (Legendary Hits)JPN US$ 14.99 1-5d

PC Games:
Sakura Taisen (DVD-ROM)JPN N/A sold
Sakura Taisen 2 (DVD-ROM)JPN N/A sold
Sakura Taisen 3 (DVD-ROM)JPN N/A sold
Sakura Taisen 4 (DVD-ROM)JPN N/A sold
World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Expansion PackUS N/A sold

Guide Books:
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Binder BundleUS US$ 11.99 1-2w
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Official Strategy GuideUS US$ 23.90 1-2w

Toys & Misc:
Bleach Chara Fortune School Ver. Gashapon N/A sold
Dragon Ball GT Real Works Super Saiyan 4 Son Gokou Candy Toy N/A sold
Fate/Hollow Ataraxia 1/6 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure - Iriya (Swimsuit Version) N/A sold
Figure Meister Noizi Ito Collection Neo Figure N/A sold
J-mini The Prince of Tennis Figure Collection Vol.1 N/A sold
Meido no Onnanoko 1/7 Scale Painted PVC Figure: Maid Girl N/A sold
Neon Genesis Evangelion Real Action Heroes 1/6 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure: Rei Ayanami (Bandage Version) N/A sold
Paniponi Dash 1/8 Scale Pre-painted PVC Figure - Tachibana Rei N/A sold
Samurai Spirits Zero 1/5 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Majikina Mina N/A sold
Shadow of The Colossus One Coin Grande Figure Collection N/A sold
Shakugan no Shana Pre-painted PVC Figure - Shana (Flaming Hair) N/A sold
Street Fighter II Sound Drops Gashapon N/A sold
Super Mario Bros. Sound Drops Candy Toy N/A sold
To Heart 2 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Yuzuhara Konomi (Venus Idol Project Aquaplus Edition) N/A sold
Ultimate Action Evangelion Gashapon Part 2 N/A sold

Video Game Soundtracks:
.hack//G.U. Game Music O.S.T.2 [Limited Edition] JPNN/Asold
Battle Gear 4 + Battle Gear 4 Tuned Original Soundtrack JPNUS$ 27.905-15d
Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova Original Soundtrack JPNN/Asold
Drama CD Idol Master New Stage.02 JPNUS$ 29.905-15d
Happy Dream, Ageless Love (Really? Really! Ending Theme Song) JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Jeanne D'Arc Original Soundtrack JPNN/Asold
Mizu No Senritsu 2-Hi No Kioku-Character Song Flame Series 2 Flame Series II JPNUS$ 23.905-15d
Remote Viewing (Game Soft Routes Intro Theme) JPNUS$ 11.905-15d
Seiken Densetsu 4 / Dawn of Mana Original Soundtrack -Sanctuary- JPNUS$ 36.995-15d
Sengoku Basara 2 Sokyu! Anegawa No Tatakai Drama CD JPNUS$ 29.905-15d
Wild Arms: The Vth Vanguard Original Score Vol.1 JPNUS$ 29.995-15d


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.

Looking forward to next week, just six new titles are going to be published in Japan. There will however be a few interesting titles from other territories, so check out our small preview of coming week's hits.

Battlestations: MidwayASIA N/A

Rogue GalaxyUS N/A
Rogue Galaxy Prima Official Game GuideUS N/A
Saint Seiya: The Hades / Saint Seiya: Meiou Hades Juunikyuu HenJPN US$ 49.99

Nintendo DS™:
Bokujou Monogatari: Kimi to Sodatsu ShimaJPN US$ 48.90
Fossil League Dino Tournament ChampionshipUS US$ 19.99

Sony PSP™:
Legend of Heroes III: Song of the OceanUS N/A
Sid Meier's Pirates! Live the LifeUS US$ 21.99
Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (Special Edition)JPN N/A
Just Dance 2014ASIA US$ 15.89

Last Hope N/A

Please note that the Limited Edition release of Last Hope has been pushed back due to a production problem. The item is now expected to be in stock by middle of February.

PC Games:
Vanguard: Saga of HeroesUS N/A
Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Online Collector's Guild EditionUS N/A

Access our preorder lists for further upcoming video game, movie and music releases.


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