Wednesday, December 28, 2011

 GEAR XRGB-Mini FrameMeister Upscaler - Import Order

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» Micomsoft's latest rendition of the XRGB upscan converter was released about a week ago in Japan and new orders are welcome to ship in about a week's time. Pricing in Japan is JPY38,640 which converts to US$496.27 as of this morning's exchange rate. NCS is pricing each XRGB-Mini at US$509.90 + shipping. Remember the good old days when the XRG-3 Upscan Converter was a measley US$300?

XRGB-Mini Specs
Inputs: D-Terminal, HDMI x 2, D-Terminal, Mini-Din 8, micro-SD, mini-USB, Composite Video, Audio L+R, S-Video
» Outputs: HDMI (Please note VGA is no longer supported in this model)
» Output Resolution: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Onscreen Menu: English language only 
System Firmware Update Possible
» Remote Control included

   Reservations for the XRGB-Mini are welcome to ship in early January 2012.

 PS3 Devil May Cry HD Collection - Import Order

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» Capcom's Devil May Cry HD Collection includes three games as follows which are packed on a single Blu-Ray disc:

» Devil May Cry (Original release: August 2001)
» Devil May Cry 2 Original release: January 2003)
» Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition (February 2006)

   The games have been re-mastered in HD and support for trophies and achievements have been added to the games along with bonus content for added value.

   Preorders for the Playstation 3 import Devil May Cry HD Collection are welcome to ship on March 22, 2012. Reservations are also welcome for the Xbox 360 version of the collection.

 PS3 Gran Turismo 5 Spec II - Import Order

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» Reservations are welcome for Sony's Gran Turismo 5 Spec II which ships on February 2, 2012. The upcoming release compiles Gran Turismo 5 DLC and the original game on a single Blu-Ray disc.

    Recent DLC that's integrated onto the disc includes the GT5 ver2.00 update from October 2011, the Course Pack, Car Pack 2, Racing Car Pack, and more to add 15 cars, two race tracks, 100 paint colors, to the Gran Turismo 5 experience without having to endure lengthy downloads from the Playstation Network.

    There are no plans to release GT5 Spec II for the European or North American market at this time.

    Preorders are welcome to ship on February 2, 2011 at JPY4980 or US$72.90 from NCS.

NEWS General Updates

Vita Uncharted Restock Tomorrow
   All backorders for Uncharted Chizu no Bouken no Hajimari for the Vita will ship tomorrow and new orders are also welcome to ship on Thursday. Backorders for the Vita 4GB Memory Cards are also shipping tomorrow.
Playstation Network Cards
   JPY3000 and JPY5000 Playstation Network tickets are on the way but they probably won't make it in until next week. Our Japanese vendors are leery of sending the redemption codes to us by email and prefer shipping physical cards. If anything changes, we'll post an update by Thursday morning.
UPS Holiday Schedule
UPS is delivering Ground and Air packages on Friday of this week but please note that next Monday (January 2, 2012) is considered a holiday for New Year's and no package pickups or deliveries will be made. The hiatus also applies for the U.S. Postal Service and Fedex.