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- The Console Charts and Most Wanted Chart are updated.

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- Here are some new images of Taito's bullet time action adventure game Tsukiyoni Saraba, another new playable character named Boris is revealed, she uses double guns as weapon.....


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- Working Designs mentioned that they would like to publish the PS2 version of Sega Ages: Dragon Force in US, the game is scheduled to release in Japan on January 6, 2005.

- ESP announced they will release a new combat action game Azumi for PS2 in Japan in March 2005, the game is based on the manga of the same name.

- Sony reported that there is a shortage of PS2 consoles in UK, due to high demands of the system. The PS2 has already sold out in many cities, new shipment will arrive in December.

- NIS America announced they will release a US version of Gust's popular PS2 RPG Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana in May 2005.

- Nippon Ichi revealed details on its new PS2 simulation RPG Phantom Kingdom, a follow-up of its hit SRPG titles Phantom Brave and Disgaea. In the game you play the role of the demon king Xeta, whose is sealed inside an omnipotent scripture; Xeta is aiming to return to his original form and defeat the demon king of a rival demon world.....


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- Marvelous Interactive announced they will release a new PS2 action game called Swords of Destiny in Japan in February 2005.

O T H E R

- Namco announced they will ship the arcade fighting game Tekken 5 in Japan on November 16.

- Sega will publish the arcade gun shooting game Ghost Squad in arcade on November 18.

- Here are the first day sales of new Japanese titles released on November 11:

  1. Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (GBA, Square Enix) - 104,000 units
  2. Magna Carta (PS2, Banpresto) - 73,000 units
  3. Halo 2 (Xbox, Microsoft) - 17,000 units
  4. Kingdom Hearts: COM Limited Edition (GBA, Square Enix) - 11,000 units
  5. Bokujou Monogatari / Harvest Moon: Oh! Wonderful Life (PS2, Marvelous) - 10,000 units
  6. Simple 2000 Ultimate 21: Kenka Joutou! Yankee Banchou (PS2, D3P) - 4,000 units
  7. Standard Daisenryaku: Dengekisen (PS2, Sammy) - 2,700 units

- Here are some new images of SNK Playmore's Atomsiwave arcade fighting game NeoGeo Battle Coliseum, the game is scheduled for a spring 2005 release in arcade.


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- Capcom confirmed that the Europe version of Resident Evil Outbreak 2 and Monster Hunter will have online support.

X B O X

- Sierra confirmed that a Xbox port of the hit PC game Half-Life 2 is under development.

- UNCONFIRMED: Working Designs is planning to translate and publish a Japanese Xbox RPG sometimes in US next year.

- Sega announced that the Japanese Xbox version of OutRun 2 will feature additional race courses and vehicles not found in the US version, as a result the Japanese version has been pushed back to a January 27, 2005 release.

- CNN reported that Halo 2 has sold faster than Take Two's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in the first 24 hours. Halo 2 sold 2.4 million copies on November 9, while GTA: San Andreas has sold 2.06 million copies in the first day on October 26.



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