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Release This:  Kinect Party, Stranger's Wrath HD Vita  launch in North America
Release This: Kinect Party, Stranger's Wrath HD Vita launch in North America
December 17, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

December 17, 2012 | By Danny Cowan
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Gamasutra's regular round-up of worldwide video game releases, "Release This!", takes a look at every game title we know to be shipping to stores this week, in a custom compiled list.

This week brings Kinect Party and Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD to digital platforms stateside, while Japan gets Shin Hokuto Musou and Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Machi.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending December 22nd, 2012.

Games Released in the United States:

A PlayStation Vita port of Sega's kart racer Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed ships as this week's sole retail release in North America.

Digital highlights include Double Fine's Happy Action Theater follow-up Kinect Party, Creat Studios' PS3 dungeon crawler Labyrinth Legends, and an upgraded PS Vita version of the Xbox-era action-adventure title Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath.

Xbox 360:
- Kinect Party (Xbox Live Arcade)
- WWE WrestleFest (Xbox Live Arcade)

PlayStation 3:
- Labyrinth Legends (PlayStation Network)

Nintendo 3DS:
- 3D Game Collection: 55-in-1 (Nintendo eShop)
- PIX3D (Nintendo eShop)

Nintendo DS:
- Cake Ninja: XMAS (Nintendo eShop)
- Castle Conqueror: Heroes 2 (Nintendo eShop)

PlayStation Vita:
- Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD (PlayStation Network)
- Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

- Street Fighter X Mega Man
- Total Extreme Wrestling 2013

Games Released in Europe:

No retail titles will ship in Europe this week, according to online retailer

Games Released in Japan:

Tecmo Koei's Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage sequel Shin Hokuto Musou arrives in Japan this week for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, joining a multiplatform dubbed version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Level 5's Wii-exclusive soccer sim Inazuma Eleven Go: Strikers 2013 on store shelves.

The PSP is set to receive a variety of visual novel titles from QuinRose, 5pb, and Idea Factory, while 3DS owners can expect to see Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Machi, a sequel in Konami's Animal Crossing-like Magician's Quest series.

Nintendo Wii U:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Dubbed Edition)
- Sports Connection
- The Family Party (Simple Series for Wii U Vol. 1)

Nintendo Wii:
- Inazuma Eleven Go: Strikers 2013

Xbox 360:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Dubbed Edition)
- Shin Hokuto Musou

PlayStation 3:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Dubbed Edition)
- Sengoku Hime 3: Tenka o Kirisaku Hikari to Kage
- Shin Hokuto Musou
- White Album 2: Shiawase no Mukougawa

Nintendo 3DS:
- Acrylic Palette: Irodori Cafe - Cheers
- Boku wa Koukuu Kanseikan: Airport Hero 3D Narita with ANA
- Oshare De Kawaii Koinu To Asobo! Umi Hen
- Oshigoto Theme Park 2
- Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Machi

PlayStation Vita:
- AKB1/149 Renai Sousenkyo
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
- Suugaku Rikiou: Shokyuu Naka-1-Level
- Suugaku Rikiou: Chukyuu Naka-2-Level
- Suugaku Rikiou: Joukyuu Naka-3-Level

PlayStation Portable:
- AKB1/149 Renai Sousenkyo
- Black Wolves Saga: Last Hope
- Daiya no Kuni no Alice: Wonderful Wonder World
- Glass Heart Princess
- One Piece: Romance Dawn - Bouken no Yoake
- Solomon's Ring: Hi no Shou
- Starry Sky: After Spring Portable
- Suiheisen Made Nan Mile? Original Flight
- Tokyo Yamanote Boys Portable: Honey Milk Disc
- Yaneura no Kanojo

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