Friday, March 20, 2009

Dengeki Gakuen Cross of Venus - New Import, In Stock

«©NCSX» The premise of Dengeki Gakuen: Cross of Venus postulates that the world has been intertwined with the fictional world of the Dengeki Bunko light novels. Said world is populated by heroines such as Taiga Aisaka from Toradora!, Haruka Nogizaka of Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu fame, and the flame-haired Shana who hails from Shakugan no Shana. The protagonist is a spiky-haired player-named high school student who's partner in the adventure is a fellow student named Kizuna Kasugai.

One night, they investigate rumors of a ghost inside the school but instead of a spook, they discover Shana instead. When they first spot Shana, she's caught with a pastry in her mouth. Shana brings the protagonist and Kizuna up to speed on a group of malcontents known as Zetsumu which is trying to suck the happiness out of life. The hero resolves to help the Dengeki Bunko heroines battle Zetsumu to ensure the sanctity of their respective worlds.

Dengeki Gakuen Cross of Venus LE - New Import

«©NCSX» The limited edition of Dengeki Gakuen: Cross of Venus includes four bonus figures of the heroines featured in the game as follows:

» Kino of Kino no Tabi
» Taiga Aikasa from Toradora!
» Index Librorum Prohibitorum from To Aru Majutsu no Index
» Shana of Shakugan no Shana

Preorders have shipped as of yesterday and restock is expected soon.

Kuroshitsuji: Phantom & Ghost LE - New Import, In Stock

«©NCSX» When it comes to hired help, few workers are as capable as Sebastian Michaelis whose official title is butler. Look beyond the natty black uniform and his proper demeanor however and you'll find a powerful demon. Bound by pact to a young master named Ciel Phantomhive, Sebastian serves Ciel with unwavering dedication and unerring demonic skill.

In the Nintendo DS game based on the Kuroshitsuji manga, Square Enix presents a new storyline where Ciel and Sebastian are sent on a mission to the haunted Brighton estate by the Queen. According to her highness, sightings of discarnate spirits on the grounds have been reported and she requests Ciel's help to investigate the matter further. Along with the overall adventure, a number of stylus-based mini-games pop up during the course of the game including one where Sebastian has to clean a plate of leftover food and another that features ballroom dancing.

The limited edition of the game includes a "gold" ring, a cell phone strap, a set of black envelopes, writing paper, and a stick of blue wax. By using the bonus items, you're supposed to write a letter on a piece of the black stationary, insert the letter into one of the black envelopes, and then use the ring and some melted blue wax to seal the letter inside the envelope. That's what the old schoolers called secure communication back in the day.

Weekly Famitsu Vol. 1059 - New Import, Subscriptions

«©NCSX» The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu features coverage on the following games and/or events:

» Preview for Mobile Suit Gundam Battlefield Record U.C. 0081 which is being released on the Playstation 3 and features up to 8-player action. The screenshots look very polished.
» PS3 Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 preview that's short and somewhat sweet.
» The Famitsu Review Crew rank NDS
Space Invaders Extreme 2 (8/8/7/8), NDS Kabutore FX (7/7/7/7), NDS Metal Fight Beyblade DS (5/7/5/6), NDS Nintama Rantarou: Nintama no Tame no Ninjutsu Training (5/6/5/6), PS2 Vitamin Z (6/7/7/7), and PSP Gundam: Senjou no Kizuna (8/8/9/9).
» Famitsu kicks off a new manga on its pages titled Hunter Life which is based on Capcom's Monster Hunter franchise.
» Screenshots and details for the PSN Spelunker game for PS3.
» Hints and tips on playing PS2 Amagami and NDS SRW K.
» Check out new pre-packaged ramen offerings in Pick Up Food.
» Smash Girls photo spread on Miku Sano who's an actress.
» Kingdom Hearts 358/2 preview and oodles of screenshots.