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Play-Asia selling Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition early?

By Spencer . May 29, 2007 . 12:48pm

Biohazard 4 Wii Edition comes out on May 31st in Japan and Capcom USA has Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition scheduled to come out on June 19th. However Play-Asia claims they are getting the US release next week, about two weeks before the official release date.   Biohazard 4 Wii Edition (aka. Resident Evil 4 […]

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Introducing Soldner-X, a new shmup in development

By Spencer . May 15, 2007 . 6:11am

Play-Asia is taking a sizeable gamble by funding Soldner-X: Himmlessturmer, a shoot ‘em up with unannounced “innovations” and supposedly “state-of-the-art” graphics (but no screenshots?). Concrete details are scarce about the project except there are 12 levels set across four worlds and the main character is an anti hero. What’s more mysterious about Soldner-X is Play-Asia […]

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Cheaper Crackdown, discount ticket to the Halo 3 beta

By Spencer . May 1, 2007 . 2:17pm

Sometimes Play-Asia has blockbuster deals and this week’s special is one of them. Crackdown is usually priced at around $60 and Dan thinks it’s worth every penny. But you don’t have to pay that much for it, this week Play-Asia is selling the Asian version of Crackdown for $29.90. Since the Asian version is region […]

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Gut busting deal! Heroes of Mana only $19.99 @ Play-Asia

By Rolando . April 16, 2007 . 3:42pm

Is the wait for Heroes of Mana’s localization killing you so much that you’d do just about anything to get your hands on its import version? Whatever your idea of “do just about anything” may be is beyond me, but take comfort in knowing that for a limited time (as always), Play-Asia is selling Heroes […]

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Importers check out Play-Asia’s “Crazy” Sale

By Spencer . March 30, 2007 . 11:20am

For one week Play-Asia is having a crazy sale where you can take 20% off ANY game that isn’t a pre order or a release in the past thirty days and the game has to be in stock. Some import friendly bargains you might want to consider are:   Bit Generations – Nintendo’s retro Game […]

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Play-Asia announces a lunar new year sale, importing just got cheaper

By Spencer . February 6, 2007 . 8:00am

  Each year Play-Asia has a lunar new year sale where they clearance out a bunch of imports and give raffle tickets with each order. This year’s grand prize is an Xbox 360 Console (JPN / Asian) with HD DVD player and 3 games. The second prize is solid too, a Japanese Wii with two […]

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The high price of importing a Wii

By Spencer . November 16, 2006 . 6:22am

With only days until the North American launch Play-Asia finally decided a price on their Wiis. If you want a US console you’re forced into a bundle with Zelda: Twilight Princess for $599. A Japanese Wii is slightly cheaper, $399 plus shipping for the system. In Japan Wiis are retailing for 25000 yen ($212), which […]

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Make your own Phoenix Wright DS Lite

By Spencer . September 27, 2006 . 9:06am

The sequel to Phoenix Wright is coming out in 2007 in North America, but it debuts in Japan on October 26. The Japanese Phoenix Wright games have always been extremely import friendly and Gyakuten Saiban 2 is no exception. Built into the game is an English language option and it’s sold at a budget price, […]

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Saints Row region free, get it cheaper by importing

By Spencer . September 4, 2006 . 8:50am

Play-Asia confirmed that the Asian version of Saints Row for the Xbox 360 is region free. The game normally retails for $59.99, but the Asian release costs a mere $39.99 so you can actually save some cash by importing the game. Clearly inspired from the Grand Theft Auto series, Saints Row has open world gameplay, […]

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Play-Asia raffles off a PS3 and Wii

By Spencer . July 11, 2006 . 8:29am

This summer Play-Asia is giving everyone who buys one of their lucky sale items a chance to win a PS3, Wii, DS or GP2X. There’s some good stuff in the list like budget copies of Rez, Children of Mana, Muta Juice and Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix. The sale page has a bunch of games […]

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Play-Asia launches the Lucky Lunar New Year Sale

By Spencer . February 3, 2006 . 10:47am

To celebrate the 2006, the Year of the Dog, Play-Asia is raffling off a bunch of prizes including a Japanese Xbox 360 console, a Nintendo DS lite, store credit and a Japanese PS2. If you purchase any sale item between February 3rd to the 23rd you’ll be eligible to win. The sale list is pretty […]

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More Play-Asia discounts for all you importers

By Spencer . January 19, 2006 . 2:20pm

This week over at Play-Asia are a bunch of recent imports like Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner, Every Party, Kouchuu Ouja Mushi King are all on special. We’ve highlighted some of the better deals, but you can see the full list with the US titles here.   Playstation 2 Garouden Break Blow – $19.90 One […]

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Play-Asia’s 2006 sale

By Spencer . January 4, 2006 . 1:03pm

Got an influx of holiday spending cash and looking for some cheap games? Then check out Play-Asia’s New Years Sale where you can pick up Fukufuku no Shima, Puyo Puyo Fever 2 and Urusei Yatsura: Endless Summer at a deep discount.   Playstation 2 Armored Core: Last Raven – $14.90 Fatal Frame: Zero – $14.90 […]

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Play-Asia coupon codes

By Spencer . December 25, 2005 . 1:20pm

Want to save some extra cash? Then use these $5 off coupon codes to reduce the price of your total order. Each code only works once so they are first come first served. If you use one of these codes up do everyone a favor and post a replacement code at the bottom of the […]

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More import game stocking stuffers from Play-Asia.

By Spencer . November 3, 2005 . 10:20am

Play-Asia has released more titles for a deep discount after a couple of games were sold out after the last sale. We’ve highlighted some of the key titles that you can get for way too cheap here.   PSP Minna no Golf Portable (Hot Shots Golf Open Tee) – $12.90 Smart Bomb – $9.90 Space […]