18. Mar, 2010 18:03 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Ryu ga Gotoku 4, Gundam Assault Survive, Hakuoki DS, FF XIII Trading Card, Pokemon HG + SS, Metro 2033, Resonance of Fate, GRID Reload & more!

Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Kamuro cho is open again to us, follow the rising dragon Kiryuu into the violent side of Japanese society, besides the legendary boss, there are three other dragons hiding in the dark, waiting to spring.

Kamuro Chou, the entertainment district is about to be bloodbathed again. This time, we have four rising dragons. Each of the protagonists have a different fighting style and each of them has to go through sets of impossible trials to find their destiny.

The line between game and reality is further blurred, earlier, in 2009, Sega hosts a beauty pageant, and the seven winners became models of their game avatars. Some of them are bar girls, some are hostesses, visit the "play spots" with them, ask them to date in the spas and sing karaoke with them.

The Rising dragon is looking for a successor, will you be it?

Ryu ga Gotoku 4 is a PlayStation3 exclusive:

Ryu ga Gotoku 4 Densetsu wo TsugumonoASIA N/A sold
Ryu ga Gotoku 4 Densetsu wo TsugumonoJPN N/A sold

Create your pilot and customize your mobile suit. Gundam Assault Survive has the largest range of mechas, scenarios and battlefields. Everything will happen in real time, your pre-designed strategies may fail at the last instance, expect the unexpected, feel the adrenaline that all pilots experience when the battle starts.

From the oldest series to the newest Gundam 00, this game has the most comprehensive collection of anime data. You can fight alone or use the adhoc mode to invite a friend to the war with you. Having someone to watch your back gives you so much more attack options.

Gundam Assault Survive is available to all Sony PSP gamers:

Gundam Assault SurviveASIA US$ 59.90 5-15d
Gundam Assault SurviveJPN US$ 31.99 24h

In search for her missing father, Chizuru left her home village for Kyoto, the center of chaos and violence in the Bakumatsu period. The fading power of the shogunate and the young Meiji emperor are at war, stray samurai, demons and the shinsengumi roam the night, seeking to destroy each other.

One night, Chizuru gets wrapped up in a mess and is captured by the Shinsengumi, as both prisoner, guest and nurse, the girl gets increasingly close to the men, and also to the blood thirsty monster they hide.

Sakura and swords, the romance simulation game is available on Nintendo DS. The limited version contains a drama CD and and anime info book:

Hakuoki DSJPN US$ 69.90 1w
Hakuoki DS [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold

The anime will be out in April, fans in Japan, keep an eye out for it, fans elsewhere, we'll bring you the DVD as soon as it's out.

Final Fantasy XIII trading cards are out today, beautifully printed with scenes in the game and character portraits, this set is not something you want to miss. During your play through, the graphics may fly by without you noticing, with this set of cards, you can leaf through the scenes at your leisure and admire the structures.

The first series has 63 cards, each packet is randomly packed with 10 cards. Get a couple of packs and trade the duplicates with your friends to collect the whole set.

The trading cards are available today, order 10 packs to get a factory sealed box.

Final Fantasy XIII Arts Museum Kai Trading Card (Pack of 10 cards)JPN N/A sold

Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver are remakes of the Pokemon Gold and Silver, with a new interactive system and a poket walker, the two new games pull you even closer to your pokemon. Unleash the phoenix in HG and tame Lugia in SS. The games are translated and localized for English speaking gamers, order them today.

Leaving the colorful Pockmon world behind, let's head deeper underground. Metro 2033 takes place in an apocalyptic world where people moved underground to avoid the toxic gas and the mutated. Put on your face mask and pick up arms, head into the dungeons and shoot down all that stand in your path.

Resonance of Fate (also known as End of Eternity) takes place in another war torn world filled with toxic gas. Humans live in capsules and depended on technology. However, even the machines are failing them. To ensure survival, three young people set off to battle against great odds.

Go for a realistic racing experience in GRID Reloaded. All top cars and racers will compete against each other in exotic places around the world. Control your virtual car the way you do your real one, all functions, from break to accelerators are included. Perform a drift, spin aroung a hair pin turn, show your skills.

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

Darksiders: Shinpan no TokiJPN N/A sold
Dragon Age Origins: AwakeningASIA N/A sold
Dynasty Warriors: StrikeforceASIA US$ 49.90 5-15d
GRID: ReloadedASIA N/A sold
Metro 2033ASIA N/A sold
Metro 2033US US$ 35.99 1-2w
Moe Moe 2-Ji Daisenryaku * Ultra DeluxeJPN US$ 63.99 1w
Resident Evil 5: Gold EditionUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
Resonance of FateASIA N/A sold
Supreme Commander 2US US$ 31.99 1-2w
Supreme Commander 2ASIA N/A sold

Darksiders: Shinpan no TokiJPN US$ 77.90 1w
Dragon Age Origins: AwakeningASIA N/A sold
God of War CollectionJPN N/A sold
Resident Evil 5: Gold EditionUS N/A sold
Resonance of FateASIA N/A sold
Ryu ga Gotoku 4 Densetsu wo TsugumonoJPN N/A sold
Ryu ga Gotoku 4 Densetsu wo TsugumonoASIA N/A sold
Torne DVR & DTV TunerJPN N/A sold
Yakuza 3US US$ 37.99 1-2w

Nintendo Wii™
CallingUS US$ 32.99 1-2w
Chicken RiotUS N/A sold
Oyako de Asobo: Miffy no Omocha BakoJPN US$ 32.90 1-2w
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and SpaceUS US$ 20.90 1-2w

Sengoku Basara 2 Heroes (PlayStation2 the Best)JPN US$ 29.99 1w

Nintendo DS™
Crayon Shin-Chan: Obaka Daininden - Susume! Kasukabe Ninja Tai!JPN US$ 57.99 24h
Hakuoki DSJPN US$ 69.90 1w
Hakuoki DS [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold
Kawaii Koinu DS3JPN US$ 52.90 1w
Moe Moe 2-ji Taisen Ryoku 2 [chu] Yamato NadesicoJPN US$ 25.99 1w
Nettou! Powerful KoushienJPN N/A sold
Playmobil: KnightsUS US$ 59.99 1-2w
Pokemon Heart GoldUS N/A sold
Pokemon SoulSilver VersionUS N/A sold
Sengoku Jidai Vol. 1: ShukundenJPN US$ 34.90 1w
Sengoku Jidai Vol. 2: GunshidenJPN US$ 22.99 1w
Sengoku Jidai Vol. 3: MoushoudenJPN US$ 34.90 1w

Sony PSP™
Dante's InfernoJPN US$ 28.99 1w
Gundam Assault SurviveASIA US$ 59.90 5-15d
Gundam Assault SurviveJPN US$ 31.99 24h
Minna no Shiatsu: Itami mo Tsukare mo Sukirii!JPN US$ 44.90 1w
We Love JugglerJPN US$ 48.90 1w
Ys I & II Seven SetJPN US$ 89.90 1-5d

PC Game
Assassin's Creed II (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold
Metro 2033 (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 29.90 5-15d
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Gold Edition (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold

Video Game related Soundtrack
Famitsu Characters DX - Bokura NoJPNUS$ 23.905-15d
Last Escort - Club Katze Original Song BestJPNUS$ 29.905-15d
Strike Witches: Private Wing (~Yoko Ishida)JPNUS$ 11.905-15d


Game Guides and Magazines
Dragon Age Origins: Awakening GuideUSN/Asold
God of War III Signature Series Strategy GuideUSUS$ 8.991-2w
Monster Hunter 2010 Divinatory BookJPNUS$ 5.9924h
Monster Hunter Hunting Guide ArtbookJPNN/Asold
Monster Hunter Official 4 Comics 3JPNUS$ 12.995-15d
Pokemon Heart Gold & Soul Silver: The Official Pokemon Johto Guide & Johto PokedexUSN/Asold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1110 (2010 04/01)JPNN/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:

Chaos;Head - Love Chu*Chu!JPN N/A
Hokuto MusouJPN N/A
Resonance of FateUS N/A

God of War IIIUS N/A
God of War IIIJPN N/A
God of War TrilogyJPN N/A
Hokuto MusouJPN US$ 28.99
Resonance of FateUS US$ 24.99

Nintendo™ Wii
Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the MoonUS N/A

Sony PSP™
Prinny 2: Toukou Yuugi! Akatsuki no pants Daisakusenss!!JPN US$ 54.90
Prinny 2: Toukou Yuugi! Akatsuki no pants Daisakusenss!!ASIA N/A

PC Game
Command & Conquer 4 (DVD-ROM)US N/A


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