Thursday, March 05, 2009

Monster Hunter Gomu Himo Lovely Mascot - Preorder

«©NCSX» Chara Ani released the Monster Hunter Pugi Collection G figures last year and the company discovered that toy pigs sold pretty good. The Monster Hunter brand is still going strong in Japan and another manufacturer (Banpresto) is testing the pig-loving audience with a pair of baby Pugi straps which measure 7cm or 2.75" in length and are made of a plushy material. On the left of the photo is a boy baby Pugi with a blue and white striped coat and the baby girl on the right of the photo wears a diaper and a gold crown. She must be a member of royalty.

Preorders for the set of two Pugi straps are welcome to ship in mid-late June 2009 at US$14.90 for the pair which includes free Media Mail shipping.

Famitsu Wave DVD [April 2009] - New Import, Sold Out

«©NCSX» Biohazard 5 serves as the cover theme for the April 2009 issue of Famitsu Wave DVD magazine. Games featured inside are as follows:

» X360 Star Ocean The Last Hope
» PS3 Ryu Ga Gotoku 3
» NDS 7th Dragon
» PS2 Amagami
» PSP Yuusha 30
» PSP Musou Tourou
» PS3/X360 Street Fighter IV
» PS3/X360 Biohazard 5
» X360 The Last Remnant

The magazine also checks out downloads on the Playstation Network such as Minna de Spelunker, Mr. Pain, and Gomibako. Pricing is set at US$19.50 per issue which includes Media Mail shipping.

Persona 4: Kuma Figure - Import Preorder

«©NCSX» Japanese manufacturer Wave has started preorders for a nonscale Kuma figure which ships in August. Kuma is a reverse teardrop shaped bear from Persona 4 whose color scheme is reminiscent of something that's found in the circus.

Kuma's body is made of PVC and ABS but note that the zipper that serves as the point of demarcation between his body and head is made of soft vinyl. A zipper tab sticks out from the back of Kuma's "neck" but it's non-functional and is just there for show. Preorders ship in August 09.

Biohazard 5 Deluxe Edition - New Import, In Stock

«©NCSX» The regular edition of Biohazard 5 for the Japanese Xbox 360 arrived yesterday and today we receive a slightly different version which is dubbed the Biohazard 5 Deluxe Edition. What makes it deluxe? The game is packaged in a black metal case which in turn is inserted in a plastic sleeve that serves as the cover for the game. Inside, you'll find the Biohazard 5 game disc, the official Biohazard 5 Original Soundtrack, and an Xbox Live 48 hour Gold Membership code.

The fifth Biohazard takes players to the African continent where a contagion is ravaging the populace as well as the wildlife. Chris Redfield serves as an agent of the
Bio-terrorism Security Assessment Alliance and his partner in the adventure is a fellow agent named Sheva Alomar.

Biohazard 5 Limited Edition - Expected Tomorrow

«©NCSX» Last year, Capcom opened up preorders for the Biohazard 5 Limited Edition on their own shopping site at e-Capcom. The sales period ran from December 1 to December 16 and were closed afterwards. NCS was able to submit a reservation last year but we weren't sure until last night if our order would be filled. Now that we've received confirmation, NCS is accepting preorders for the limited edition bundle which includes the following items:

» Hard cover art book with production commentary (32-pages)
» BSAA waist pouch which can also be worn across the shoulder
» USB thumb drive (2GB) made of brushed aluminum with Tricell logo

Please note that we should also receive a leather wallet that's imprinted with the Tricell corporate logo that is being given away by e-Capcom as a promotional bonus. Pricing for the limited edition bundle is set at US$208.90 and our shipments are expected to arrive tomorrow (thanks to the magic of global overnight shipping) and preorders are welcome.

Twilight 2-Disc Special Edition - New Release, Ships 24 Hours

From the Publisher
"Twilight" is an action-packed, modern-day love story between a teenage girl and a vampire. Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high school. When her mother re-marries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she doesn't expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Culler (Robert Pattinson), a boy unlike any she's ever met. Edward is a vampire, but he doesn't have fangs and his family is unique in that they chose not to drink human blood. Intelligent and witty, Edward sees straight into Bella's soul. Soon, they are swept up in a passionate, thrilling and unorthodox romance.

To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for - a soul mate. But the closer they get, the more Edward must struggle to resist the primal pull of her scent, which could send him into an uncontrollable frenzy. But what will Edward & Bella do when a clan of new vampires - James (Cam Gigandet), Laurent (Edi Gathegi) and Victoria (Rachelle Lefevre) - come to town and threaten to disrupt their way of life.

Bolt Blu-Ray Disc - New Release, Ships 24 Hours

From the Publisher
More than just man's best friend, "Bolt" is a modern-day action hero. Raised on the set of a hit television show, Bolt (voiced by John Travolta) believes he has amazing powers - like a devastating Superbark! and that his young owner, Penny (Miley Cyrus), is in perpetual peril, thanks to the schemes of the dastardly Dr. Calico (Malcolm McDowell). But when he's accidentally shipped to New York City, Bolt's daredevil stunts no longer go according to plan. As reality begins to challenge his delusions, Bolt learns his whole life has been a lie. Or has it? Amidst the adversity and hard-knocks, Bolt will discover that a dog's true superpower lies in his loyalty to the owner he loves.

Blu-Ray Features
All-New Exclusive "Super Rhino" Short; "A New Breed Of Director: A Filmmaker's Journey"; "Act, Speak! The Voices Of 'Bolt'"; "Creating The World Of 'Bolt'"; Miley Cyrus And John Travolta Sing The Song "I Thought I Lost You" In Studio; "Bolt's Be-Awesome Mission" Game, Behind The Scenes Featurette, Deleted Scenes, Featurette.

Quantum of Solace Blu-Ray - New Release, Ships 48 Hours

From the Publisher
"Quantum Of Solace" continues the high octane adventures of James Bond (Daniel Craig) in "Casino Royale". Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M (Judi Dench) interrogate Mr. White (Jesper Christensen) who reveals the organization which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. Forensic intelligence links an Mi6 traitor to a bank account in Haiti where a case of mistaken identity introduces Bond to the beautiful but feisty Camille (Olga Kurylenko), a woman who has her own vendetta. Camille leads Bond straight to Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), a ruthless businessman and major force within the mysterious organization.

Blu-Ray Features
Portuguese: 5.1 DTS; "Another Way To Die" Music Video; "Bond On Location"; "Start Of Shooting"; "On Location"; "Olga Kurylenko And The Boat Chase"; "Director Marc Forster"; "The Music"; "Crew Files", Behind The Scenes Featurette, Featurette, Music Videos, Original Theatrical Trailer.