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Archive for August, 2008

Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

(PS3 version)

disgaea 3

With high-definition graphics, including beautiful high-res 2D sprite art and stunning spell effects, one of the most highly-acclaimed and beloved strategy RPG series is making the jump to the next generation of gaming with Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice for the PS3. Re-enter the world of Disgaea and experience all of the humor, zany characters, thrilling action, and unmatched excitement in this all-new 100+ hour adventure!

LittleBigPlanet

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

(PS3 version)

little big planet

Developed by Media Molecule, LittleBigPlanet™ is a new PS3 computer entertainment system community-based game with a hugely innovative concept behind it. Players meet on a blue and green planet scattered with individual plots – and use their character’s amazing abilities to play, create and share what they build with other gamers throughout the world via PLAYSTATION Network.

The LittleBigPlanet experience starts with players learning about their character’s powers to interact physically with the environment. There are places to explore, creative resources to collect and puzzles to solve – all requiring a combination of brains and collaborative teamwork. As soon as players begin their creative skills will grow and they will soon be ready to start creating and modifying their surroundings – the first step to sharing them with the whole community.

Characters have the power to move anything in this glued and stitched-together 3D landscape; they have the power to design, shape and build both objects and entire locations for others to view and play. There’s no complicated level editor; all of these skills can be learned by simply playing the game. Creativity is part of the gameplay experience and playing is part of the creative experience. Players can make their world as open or as secretive to explore as they like. When it’s ready, they can invite anyone within the LittleBigPlanet community to come and explore their patch – or can go and explore everybody else’s.

Chrono Trigger

Monday, August 25th, 2008

(DS version)

chrono trigger ds

When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his misfortunate companion from an intricate web of past and present perils. The swashbuckling adventure that ensues soon unveils an evil force set to destroy the world, triggering Crono’s race against time to change the course of history and bring about a brighter future.

  • A masterpiece with an engaging and unparalleled storyline, leading to the discovery of multiple epic conclusions to a journey that transcends time
  • An unprecedented and inspiring musical score created by Yasunori Mitsuda
  • Intriguing battle system made possible by the unique combination of the Active Time Battle system and Tech skills
  • Famed character designer Akira Toriyama lends his signature art style to create the vibrant world that has captivated gamers around the world
  • Taking advantage of the Nintendo DS hardware, CHRONO TRIGGER makes its way onto the portable platform with all-new dual screen presentation and Touch-Screen functionality
  • A brand new dungeon and a Wireless Play mode adds exciting new dimensions to this timeless classic

Tokyo Majin Gakuen: Kenfuuchou

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

(DS version)

tokyo majin

Fenshui is a way to control elements. It is said that the person who has power over these elements can takeover the world. In most cases, the veins containing these elements are in a dormant state, but for some reason, the veins in Tokyo are starting to flow and this phenomenon catches the attention of several parties.

To protect Tokyo as well as their school, the students from Magami high joined forces to prevent the veins from falling into the wrong hands.

The classic SLG is revived on Nintendo’s newest portable system, with the whole game ordered into twenty four episodes, both new players and old time gamers have no trouble immersing themselves into the storyline.

Building a relationship with the characters is very important because their emotional fluctuations affect the storyline and their battle power. Get to know your team mates and stimulate them for optimal performances.

Sigma Harmonics

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

(DS version)

sigma harmonics

The Kurokami family has been protecting the huge grandfather’s clock that prevents demons called Ouma from taking over the human world.

For centuries, this family has been doing their job in ascertaining that the human world stays untouched, however, someone has rewritten the past and humans are wiped out, completely replaced by Ouma.

It is up to Kurokami Sigma to right the wrongs that has been happening in history. Music, or tones are key weapons in the game as the Kurokami family controls sounds during battles.

Aside from battles, Sigma has to wrack his brains to solve the puzzles that leads to clues. However, the more mysteries he solves, the more people are killed, can he find the culprit before things become irreversible?

Bangai-O Spirits

Monday, August 18th, 2008

(DS version)

bangai-o ds

From acclaimed developer Treasure, the maker of cult classics like Gunstar Heroes, Ikaruga, and Sin & Punishment comes the re-imagining of one of their most beloved franchises-Bangai-O-Spirits! This insanely fast-paced arcade shooter has been perfected for a new platform with over 160 unique levels, a robust level editing tool, eye-searing explosive visuals, wireless co-op options, and much more!

  • Over 160 levels of eye-searing action!
  • Exclusive content available only in North America!
  • Robust level editor gives you the ability to edit any existing level in real time or create your own from scratch!
  • 1-4 Player wireless co-op and competitive battles!
  • Create and swap levels with your friends!
  • Never-before-seen worldwide data transfer technology- Sound Load!

KORG DS-10 Synthesizer

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

(DS version)

korg

The KORG DS-10 is a music-creation software for the Nintendo DS that combines the superior interface of the Nintendo DS and the design concept of the famous MS-10 synthesizer.

The sound sources in the KORG DS-10 come from KORG - one of the world’s top musical instrument producers - and no effort was spared in creating these ultra-high-quality sounds. The Nintendo DS’s dual-screen touch panel is used to the fullest to provide a feel and operability that is unsurpassed, and combined with the sensory input mode at the touch-control screen, this unit can be appreciated by the complete novice as well as the seasoned professional.

In addition to the two analog synth simulators and drum module, a 6-track/16-step sequencer enables precise control and provides a wide range of musical possibilities. Several units can be connected and played together through a wireless link, and this and other features make the Nintendo DS and KORG DS-10 almost limitless in their application - they can take you places that no single synthesizer can.

  • World’s first music tool software created for the Nintendo DS
  • Two patchable dual-oscillator analog synth simulators:
  • Four-part drum machine that uses sounds created with the analog synth simulator
  • Six-track (analog synth x 2, drum machine x 4) /16-step sequencer
  • Delay, chorus, and flanger sound effects available from the mixing board
  • Three note-entry modes: touch-control screen, keyboard screen, matrix screen
  • Real-time sound control mode via touch-control screen
  • Exchange sounds and songs and play multiple units simultaneously through a wireless communications link

Ninja Gaiden SIgma

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

(PS3 version)

ninja gaiden sigma

Ninja Gaiden Sigma puts realistic battle and acrobatic ninja moves at your fingertips. As Ryu Hayabusa, you are seek revenge after your clan is massacred by the Vigor Empire. All you have are your wits, sword and skills. Your weapons & combat skills are great, but only time will tell if they’re enough to beat the Holy Emperor and reclaim the magic sword named "Ryuken". Upload your Karma scores on the Playstation network & compare leader boards

Rock Blast

Monday, August 11th, 2008

(DS version)

rock blast

Think and react fast in this frantic puzzle game fit for everyone. Touch, aim and drop the perfect shot to destroy the rising lava rocks. Match three or more of the same colored rocks and witness the intensity of the action as your dinosaur supporters aid you with mind-blowing attacks.

  • Game Modes - Lots of variety and game modes for all puzzle fanatics
  • Puzzles - Tons of puzzles for those who prefer a casual experience
  • Multiplayer - Two players can battle and test each other’s ability to think and react fast
  • Dinosaur Supporters - Upgrade up to 5 dinosaurs each with their special abilities
  • Simple Control Scheme - Crafted for all players, this game features easy to use Control Pad and Touch Screen controls that is changeable on the fly

CI Boys Sports Series 1

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

ciboys sports Just in time for the Beijing Olympics 2008! CI Boys just released their Sports Series trading figures. With 12 different characters to collect like:  Deri Judo, Poka Kayak, X-Cite Archery, Nomi Waterpolo, To-7 Ice Hockey, Nomi Snowboard, Hiro Swimming, Poka Weightlifting, Migu Gym.

This series is very limited. The manufacturer will never produce once sold-out. So better start opening those boxes! Who knows, you might even pick the most coveted chase figure. :D