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Release This - Aliens: Colonial Marines ships worldwide
Release This -  Aliens: Colonial Marines  ships worldwide
February 11, 2013 | By Danny Cowan

February 11, 2013 | 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 Aliens: Colonial Marines to North America and Europe, while Japan gets Ginga Force and Lollipop Chainsaw: Valentine Edition.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending February 16th, 2013.

Games Released in the United States:

Gearbox Software's sci-fi first-person shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines debuts for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC this week, boasting an in-depth character customization system, a cooperative campaign for up to four players, and a variety of online competitive multiplayer modes. A Wii U version is slated for release next month.

Other titles arriving this week include Nintendo's 3DS brain training title Brain Age: Concentration Training, Kalypso's turn-based simulation game Omerta: City of Gangsters, and a PS Vita port of Ratloop's Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken.

Xbox 360:
- Aliens: Colonial Marines
- Omerta: City of Gangsters

PlayStation 3:
- Aliens: Colonial Marines

Nintendo 3DS:
- Brain Age: Concentration Training
- Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

PlayStation Vita:
- Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken (PlayStation Network)

PC:
- Aliens: Colonial Marines
- Impire
- The Plan

Games Released in Europe:

Enigma's historical turn-based strategy title History: Legends of War (released stateside last year as History Legends of War: Patton) joins Aliens: Colonial Marines on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this week in Europe.

Xbox 360:
- Aliens: Colonial Marines
- History: Legends of War

PlayStation 3:
- Aliens: Colonial Marines
- History: Legends of War

PC:
- Aliens: Colonial Marines

Games Released in Japan:

An expanded version of Grasshopper Manufacture's Lollipop Chainsaw ships for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Japan this week, while 360 owners can also look forward to Ginga Force, an arcade-style shoot-'em-up from the creators of the acclaimed Eschatos.

Portable highlights include Namco Bandai's 3DS RPG Magi: Hajimari no Meikyuu, Tecmo Koei's PSP visual novel Harukanaru Toki no Naka de: Hachiyoushou, and a localization of WayForward's PS Vita dungeon crawler Silent Hill: Book of Memories.

Xbox 360:
- Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII
- Ginga Force
- Lollipop Chainsaw: Valentine Edition

PlayStation 3:
- Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII
- Lollipop Chainsaw: Valentine Edition

Nintendo 3DS:
- Maru Gou! 3D Nanami to Issho ni Gakubo! English Joutatsu no Kotsu Riron-Hen
- Maru Gou! Nanami to Issho ni Gakubo! TOEIC Test Taisaku-Hen
- Magi: Hajimari no Meikyuu

PlayStation Vita:
- Sakura-Sou no Pet na Kanojo
- Silent Hill: Book of Memories

PlayStation Portable:
- Battle Robot Tamashii
- Harukanaru Toki no Naka de: Hachiyoushou
- Sakura-Sou no Pet na Kanojo


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So it is true that A:CM has been delayed for Wii U... Gamestop assured me 3 times that it was coming out on the same day for Wii U.


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