Wednesday, July 18, 2012

 MAG Weekly Famitsu Vol. 1232 - New Import

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» The July 26, 2012 issue of Weekly Famitsu includes coverage of the following games and events in the Japanese marketplace:

» Preview of the Nintendo 3DS LL which ships towards the end of the month.
» Continuing coverage on Biohazard 6 which looks at the Leon stage, Chris stage, and Jake stages.
» Preview for Animal Crossing: Jump Out which ships on the Nintendo 3DS later this year.
» Reviews for PSV Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2012 (9/9/9/9), PSP Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2012 (8/8/8/9), PSP Musou Orochi 2 Special (8/8/8/8), PSP Agarest Senki Marriage (9/8/8/7), and PS3 Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2012 (9/9/8/9).
» Special Metal Gear 25th Anniversary feature which recounts the entire canon of games in the series from the original Metal Gear on the MSX2 (1987) to Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker on the Playstation Portable (2010) and includes interviews with staffers who worked on the games. A special interview with series creator Hideo Kojima anchors the article.
» Entrees and desserts from Denny's, Jonathan's, and other eateries are featured in this week's PICK UP FOOD.

 3DS Nintendo 3DS LL - Import Preorder

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» Reservations are welcome for three color variants of the new and larger Nintendo 3DS LL which ships on July 26-27, 2012. The three available colors for preorder are:

 » Silver
 » White
 » Red

    Preorders are welcome at JPY18000 or US$339.90. Please note that Japanese vendors are hiking prices over the retail price for the first shipment of the 3DS LL but prices should be back to more normal levels within 2 weeks of initial release.

 TOYS Star Wars Light-up Saber Chopsticks - Import Preorder

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» The original Star Wars chopsticks didn't light up. Fail. Kotobukiya remedies the lack of chopstick illumination with a new version which is fitted with an LED so the Darth Vader version glows red and the Luke Skywalker variant burns blue. Preorders are welcome to ship in November 2012 at JPY1500 or US$22.90 per pair.