11. Feb, 2010 18:50 (HKT)

Weekly Games Update: Zangeki no Reginleiv, The Prince of Tennis: More Sweet ed., White Knight Chronicles Int'l. ver. Lupin and Mystery Solving DS & more!

Welcome to this week's Games Update, our weekly summary featuring all new product arrivals from the last seven days. Although this week is somewhat quiet, the games released are all full of explosive action, there are Bioshock 2, Dante's Inferno and Zangeki no Reginleiv.

Sandlot of Earth Defense Force 3 fame is out with another fast pace actioner - Zangeki no Reginleiv. Engage is close range combat with your sword and shield, defeat your enemies from afar by magic.

Become the Norse gods Frey or Freya and battle the giants. The enemies are powerful and tricky to beat and the gameplay is challenging. Battles are going to be hard, but this only makes victory even sweeter.

Recruit like minded adventurers to enter the battlefield with you. This is not just a button masher, draw arcs and and lines on the screen to execute these slashes.

There are numerous weapons you can play with, from swords, spears to bows and staffs. Determine what is best for your battlefield, build a well balanced band and go fight.

The game is available today on NTSC J encoded Nintendo™ Wii:

Zangeki no ReginleivJPN US$ 89.99 1w

To increase communication between schools and give the region extra appeal, the Atobe group are sponsoring an inter school event which every teenager has to take part, and this includes all the princes.

You are a 14 year old in charge of this event. Arrange actvities and organize people. Contact the princes to enlist their help. Get to know them, chat with them and develop a romantic relationship with one of them.

The game was a great hit when it came out on PlayStation2. This new improved version is fully voiced, with more heart fluttering events and for the first time in the series, the princes are going to call you by your (system default) name.

You probably already have someone in mind, go up and chat with them and learn about them from their friends. As soon as your affection level with them reaches a certain point, they'd do something special for you.

The princes are waiting for you, come arrange a date with them:

The Prince of Tennis: Motto Gakuensai no Oujisama -More Sweet Edition-JPN N/A sold

Become the white knight, defeat the evil sorcerers and rescue the princess. Orthodox storyline plus an innovative game system, White Knight Chronicles is a great hit when it came out in 2008 in Japan. Now, in 2010, the game is picked up for translation and localization so that English speaking gamers can enjoy the exciting adventure.

This is one perfect marriage between the arcade fight stick and the compact game pad. Perfect ergonomics, easy grip and very stylish are just a few of the merits of Hori's Turbo 2 Pad. The joystick that replaces the D-pad is perfect for fighters and the six button controls let you punch out skills even faster.

Lupin the legendary thief is up to mischief. Use both your wits and reflexes to steal into mansions and solve the mysteries behind paintings. Both your fingers and your brain has to whirl at the same speed. You have your prey before you, the police snipping at your tail and all the booby traps in the house.

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

Bioshock 2ASIA N/A sold
Bioshock 2 (Special Edition)ASIA N/A sold
Blood BowlUS US$ 29.99 1-2w
Dante's InfernoUS N/A sold
Dante's Inferno (Death Edition)ASIA N/A sold
Sacred 2: Fallen AngelJPN US$ 40.99 1w

Bioshock 2ASIA US$ 16.90 5-15d
Bioshock 2 (Special Edition)ASIA N/A sold
Dante's InfernoUS N/A sold
Dante's Inferno (Death Edition)ASIA N/A sold
Sacred 2: Fallen AngelJPN N/A sold
White Knight Chronicles International EditionUS US$ 19.99 1-2w
Winter Sports 2010: The Great TournamentJPN US$ 54.90 1w

Nintendo Wii™
MadWorldJPN US$ 34.99 1w
Super Monkey Ball Step & RollUS US$ 26.99 1-2w
Walk It OutUS US$ 34.90 1w
Zangeki no ReginleivJPN US$ 89.99 1w

Nintendo DS™
BookwormUS N/A sold
Dragon Ball DS 2: Totsugeki! Red Ribbon GunJPN US$ 24.99 1w
Learn ChessUS US$ 45.99 1-2w
Minna no ConveniJPN US$ 45.99 1w
Picture Perfect Hair Salon <div class="ext ext_"></div>US N/A sold
Quiz Magic Academy DS: Futatsu no Jikuu KokuJPN US$ 12.99 1w
Quiz Zatsugaku-Ou DSJPN US$ 19.99 24h
Rupan Sansei Shijousaidai no Zunou SenJPN N/A sold
The Prince of Tennis: Motto Gakuensai no Oujisama -More Sweet Edition-JPN N/A sold

Sony PSP™
Bleach: Soul Carnival 2 (Chinese Version)ASIA N/A sold
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs PortableJPN US$ 48.90 1w
Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 29.99 1w

Bioshock 2 (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 44.90 5-15d
Bioshock 2 (Special Edition) (DVD-ROM)ASIA N/A sold
Painkiller: Resurrection (DVD-ROM)ASIA US$ 39.90 5-15d
Star Trek Online (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold
Star Trek Online [Collector's Edition] (DVD-ROM)US N/A sold

Game Guides and Magazines
BioShock 2 Signature Series GuideUS US$ 19.90 1-2w
Kentoushi: Gladiator Begins Complete GuideJPN N/A sold
Weekly Famitsu No. 1105 (2010 02/25)JPN N/A sold
White Knight Chronicles Signature Series Strategy GuideUS N/A sold

Video Game related Soundtrack
Saigo No Michishirube (~Haruka Shimotsuki)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
Symphonic Suite Dragon Quest 9 Hoshizora No Mamoribito (~Koichi Sugiyama, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra)JPN N/A sold
Tales Of Graces Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 55.99 5-15d

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. 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:

Aliens vs PredatorUS N/A
Aliens vs PredatorASIA N/A

Aliens vs PredatorASIA N/A
Aliens vs PredatorUS N/A
Biohazard 5 Alternative EditionJPN N/A
Biohazard 5 Alternative EditionASIA N/A
Heavy Rain: The Origami KillerJPN N/A
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Kamishou RanbuJPN US$ 14.99
Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Kamishou Ranbu [Premium Box]JPN N/A

Last Escort: Club KatzeJPN US$ 17.99
Last Escort: Club Katze [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 63.90

Sony PSP™
Classic Dungeon: Fuyoku no MasoujinJPN US$ 46.99
Hyakumanton no Bara BaraJPN US$ 46.99
Hyakumanton no Bara BaraASIA US$ 44.90
Last Escort: Club KatzeJPN US$ 66.90
Last Escort: Club Katze [Limited Edition]JPN N/A

Nintendo DS™
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010: Reverse of ArcadiaJPN N/A

PC Game
Aliens vs. Predator (DVD-ROM)US N/A


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