EAG International Expo extends for the first time to social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. This is an opportunity for the organizers to promote the event and to receive feedback and comments from future visitors to the exhibition that will be held from January 22 to 24. It's always difficult for the exhibitors to present their line-up before the show, with new means of communication offered by social networks, they can promote in real-time the products they will show during EAG. Participants who already use Twitter and Facebook can attest of their usefulness: they can discuss products with customers before and even during the show. Furthermore, this is a great way to get in touch with their target audience and make themselves known. EAG 2013 is really a meetings place with the traditional evening party to be held on January 22 immediately after the show. Exhibitors and visitors can meet and make contacts in a relaxed setting. This event will take place at the Fox Bar which is located next to the ExCel and the background music will be provided by The X-Rays, whose repertoire ranges from The Beatles to Beyoncé ...
November is synonymous of WCCF at Sega. This year celebrates the series 10th anniversary and sees thus the release of World Club Champion Football Intercontinental Clubs 2011-2012 ... A new total of 24 clubs including 5 new ones is proposed to cards' collectors: Manchester City FC, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Olympiacos FC, FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. The cards are still divided into three levels of rarity: regular (white), special (black) and rare (metal). Among the rare cards, there are several categories: European Superstars, World Superstars Superstars U23, MVP, All Tile Legend and King of Legend. The game menus have been redesigned to be easier to use. WCCF IC 11-12 card uses the Aime card.
Mobile Suit Gundam - Senjo no Kizuna new update is out today. The two new mechas added are both coming from the OAV series Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team released between 1996 and 1999. The first is the RGM-79[G] GM Sniper from the Earth Federation and equipped with a long-range beam rifle and a beam saber. The second one is the MS-07H-8 Gouf Flight Type from the Principality of Zeon and equipped woth a 3-barrel 35mm machine gun, a gatling shield and a heat sword.
Today, EXAMU has announced the release of an Arcana Heart 3's update on NESiCAxLive this winter. Based on the console version, Arcana Heart 3 LOVE MAX will support a 16:9 ratio even the game is still in 4:3 ratio, two bands giving information on characters will be added on each side as in The Rumble Fish 2 for NESiCAxLive. A traning mode will be available. Other changes will be done as new moves for each character.
Border Break third upgrade is playable in Japanese arcades since today. The main new feature is the new "Union Battle" game mode: a group of maximum 10 players faces enemy troops controlled by the CPU. Raika, a new mecha and a new map are now available. The new "True Ace" class exceeds the "EX" class. New mechas customisation features were developed and improvements have been made to weapons and chips.
Shining Force Cross Elysion Ver.B is out today. Aside from a new opening, this update does not really introduce new features. The developers have focused on re-balancing weapons (damage, effects), magic (damage, MP consumption), ... And of course some new quests and a new scenario were added.
Baseball Heroes 2012 - Pride of Professionals arrives in Japanese arcades today. Players will be pleased to use the latest version of Konami series featuring updated players and teams data. There are now 520 available cards and the new cards have a new design. There are 7 levels of rarity for cards: Regular-W, Regular-B, Super Rookie, Close Up, Trueborn Shinkenger, Special and Great. The game is still nationally playable and a tutorial has been added to teach the newcomers how to play Baseball Heroes. Different game modes allow to play locally against friends, play against the CPU, take part to the national tournament... Baseball Heroes 2012 is still compatible with the Professional Baseball Dream Nine mobile phone game.
jubeat saucer is the new episode in Konami musical touch-screen game series. For the first time in the series, song list will be updated via e-AMUSEMENT GATE each month with 15 or 20 new titles (licensed songs, BEMANI crossover, revivals or new songs). Fifteen former original Konami songs were removed from the playlist and now an animation rewards a full combo as in beatmania IIDX and DanceDanceRevolution. Another new feature is the bistro saucer. During result screen, the player has access to the ingredients he won during the game (each song played unlocks an ingredient). With these ingredients, he can compose dishes available in 4 sizes: small, medium, large and special. Small size dishes unlock the slowest songs and special dishes the fastest. Each completed dish unlocks a new song.
Available on September 25th, Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS. Full Boost 4th update adds two new mechas, a stage and a boss. The GAT-X102 Duel Gundam driven by Yzak Joule and coming from the animated series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED broadcasted between October 2002 and September 2003. Its costs 1000 pts and is equipped with "Igelstellung'"75mm Multi-barrel CIWS, Beam Saber, 57mm High-energy Beam Rifle, 175mm Grenade Launcher, Hyper Bazooka, "Shiva" 115mm Railgun, 220 mm 5-barrel Missile Pod, Shield. The GX-9900 Gundam X driven by Jamil Neate and coming from the animated series After War Gundam X broadcasted between April and December 1996. It costs 2500 pts and is equipped with Satellite Cannon, Shield Buster Rifle, Large Beam Sword, Torso Vulcan, Beam Rifle. Cost: 2500 pts. The new stage is the urban zone over the Earth Federation military base of Torrington located in Australia. And the new boss available in D route is the AMA-X7 Shamblo, an amphibian gundam from Neo Zeon and coming from the animated series Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn released in 2010. Its equipped with Mega Particle Diffusion Gun, Quad Missile Launcher, Triple Claw with Anti-beam Coating, Remote Control Arms, Reflector Bit.
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