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Release This:  Super Mario Galaxy 2, UFC 2010  Arrives Stateside

Release This: Super Mario Galaxy 2, UFC 2010 Arrives Stateside

May 24, 2010 | By Danny Cowan




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 Super Mario Galaxy 2, Blur and UFC Undisputed 2010 to North America, while the UK gets Alpha Protocol and Samurai Warriors 3.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending May 29th, 2010.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- Art Style: light trax (online)
- Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers
- City Builder
- Enclave: Shadows of Twilight
- Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans
- Let's Paint
- Let's Play Ballerina
- Let's Play Garden
- Manic Monkey Mayhem (online)
- Pirates PlundArrr
- Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earrings
- Super Mario Galaxy 2
- Tetris Party Deluxe

Xbox 360:
- Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers
- Blur
- SBK X: Superbike World Championship
- UFC Undisputed 2010

PlayStation 3:
- Blur
- ModNation Racers
- Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype (online)
- UFC Undisputed 2010

Nintendo DS:
- Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers
- Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge
- Color Cross
- Dawn of Heroes
- Let's Play Ballerina
- Let's Play Flight Attendant
- Let's Play Garden
- Little Bears
- Metal Torrent (DSi online)
- Monster Frenzy
- Tetris Party Deluxe
- Witch's Wish

PlayStation Portable:
- Hexyz Force
- ModNation Racers

PC:
- Blur
- Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans

Nintendo's Super Mario Galaxy 2 is set to premiere in North America this week, arriving on store shelves alongside Bizarre Creations' combat racer Blur and THQ's UFC Undisputed 2010.

This week will also bring the U.S. debut of Sony's multiplatform kart racer ModNation Racers, Majesco's Tetris Party Deluxe, and the Atlus-published PSP RPG Hexyz Force.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Fix It: Home Improvement Challenge
- No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
- Samurai Warriors 3

Xbox 360:
- Alpha Protocol
- Blur
- Clash of the Titans
- Nat Geo Quiz! Wildlife
- Pure Football
- UFC Undisputed 2010

PlayStation 3:
- Alpha Protocol
- Blur
- Clash of the Titans
- Pure Football
- UFC Undisputed 2010

Nintendo DS:
- Fix It: Home Improvement Challenge
- Runaway

PC:
- Alpha Protocol
- Blur
- Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage
- Runaway
- Tropico 3: Absolute Power

Obsidian Entertainment's action-RPG Alpha Protocol will make its debut in the UK this week. Gamers in Europe will also get Ubisoft's soccer sim Pure Football and Koei's Wii-exclusive brawler Samurai Warriors 3, which isn't set to premiere stateside until later this year.

Games Released in Japan:

Nintendo Wii:
- Red Steel 2
- Super Mario Galaxy 2

Xbox 360:
- Alan Wake
- DeathSmiles IIX

PlayStation 2:
- Desert Kingdom
- Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 16: Pachinko Hissatsu Shigotojin III
- Strike Witches: Anata to Dekiru Koto - A Little Peaceful Days
- Suzunone Seven: Rebirth Knot

Nintendo DS:
- Eigo de Asobou: Mommy Talk
- GG Series Collection+
- Kunio-kun no Chou Nekketsu! Soccer League Plus World Hyper Cup Hen
- Medarot DS: Kabuto Version
- Medarot DS: Kuwagata Version
- Sekai no Hate Made Itte Q! Chinjuu Hunter Mono no Daibouken
- Soccer Tsuku DS: World Challenge 2010
- Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Masou Kishin - The Lord of Elemental
- Yumeiro Patisserie: My Sweets Cooking

PlayStation Portable:
- Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future
- Fight Ippatsu! Juden-Chan!! CC
- Secret Game Portable
- So-Ra-No-Wo-To: Otome no Gojuusou

Many anticipated releases will arrive in Japan this week, including Nintendo's Super Mario Galaxy 2, an Xbox 360 port of Cave's arcade shooter sequel DeathSmiles II, and Sting's PSP strategy title Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future.

Japanese Nintendo DS offerings for this week include two new Medarot titles, a remake of the Super Famicom strategy-RPG Super Robot Taisen Gaiden: Masou Kishin - The Lord of Elemental, and a Kunio-kun series soccer game that will debut stateside later this year as River City Soccer Hooligans.


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