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Release This:  Wii Sports Resort  Premieres Stateside

Release This: Wii Sports Resort Premieres Stateside

July 27, 2009 | 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 an exclusively compiled list.

This week brings Nintendo's Wii Sports Resort to North America, while Japan gets Doki Majo Plus and Gears of War 2.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending August 1st, 2009.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- Wii Sports Resort
- Zoo Vet: Endangered Animals

Xbox 360:
- The King of Fighters XII

PlayStation 3:
- The King of Fighters XII

Nintendo DS:
- The Humans
- My Secret Diary
- Rockin' Pretty
- Space Bust-A-Move

PC:
- Aliens in the Attic
- Bionic Commando
- East India Company
- Memento Mori
- War Leaders: Clash of Nations

Nintendo's anticipated Wii Sports sequel Wii Sports Resort headlines this week's multiplatform offerings in the United States. All copies of the game are bundled with the Wii MotionPlus accessory -- a peripheral that allows the Wii Remote controller to detect a wider range of movement.

SNK Playmore's 2D fighter The King of Fighters XII will also soon make its North American debut, after seeing a last-minute delay last week. Other standout releases include Taito's competitive puzzler Space Bust-A-Move, the Aksys-published DS rhythm title Rockin' Pretty, and a PC port for Capcom's Bionic Commando.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Bigfoot: Collision Course
- Cake Mania: In the Mix!
- G-Force
- Mary King's Riding School 2
- Octomania
- Puzzle Kingdoms
- Skyscraper

Xbox 360:
- G-Force

PlayStation 3:
- Fritz Chess
- G-Force

PlayStation 2:
- G-Force
- Music Maker Rockstar

Nintendo DS:
- The Big Deal
- Bigfoot: Collision Course
- G-Force
- Puzzle Kingdoms

PlayStation Portable:
- Biabolik
- G-Force

PC:
- Azada: Ancient Magic
- Bigfoot: Collision Course
- East India Company
- Puzzle Kingdoms

The UK will receive ports of Disney's film tie-in title G-Force for all major consoles and portables this week. The Puzzle Quest-like adventure game Puzzle Kingdoms and the monster truck racer Bigfoot: Collision Course will also debut across multiple platforms in the coming week.

Games Released in Japan:

Nintendo Wii:
- Kyoufu Taikan: Juon
- Tele-Shibai Wii
- Top Spin 3

Xbox 360:
- Gears of War 2
- The King of Fighters XII
- Top Spin 3

PlayStation 3:
- The King of Fighters XII
- Top Spin 3

PlayStation 2:
- CR Shinseiki Evangelion: Saigo no Mono
- Lucian Bee's: Resurrection Supernova
- Nuga-Cel! Nurture Garment Celebration
- Tsuyo Kiss 2 Gakki: Swift Love

Nintendo DS:
- Doki Majo Plus
- Gokujou!! Mecha Mote Iinchou: Girls Motekawa Box
- Hello Kitty no PacPac & Logic
- Hisshou Pachinko*Pachi-Slot Kouryaku Series DS: Shinseiki Evangelion - Saigo no Mono
- Kutsushita Nyanko: Shiroi Kutshushita wo Haita Neko to Kurashi Hahimemashita
- Puyo Puyo 7
- Saikin Koishiteru?

PlayStation Portable:
- Armored Core 3 Portable
- Shinseiki Evangelion: Battle Orchestra Portable
- To Heart 2 Portable

A Japanese version of Gears of War 2 will appear on the Xbox 360 this week, arriving alongside The King of Fighters XII and 2K Sports' tennis sim Top Spin 3. Nintendo Wii releases for this week include Konami's storybook title Tele-Shibai Wii and Kyoufu Taikan: Juon, a horror-themed adventure game based on the film The Grudge.

On the Nintendo DS, SNK Playmore readies the Doki Doki Majo Shinpan! remake Doki Majo Plus, while Sega offers the latest sequel in its Puyo Puyo puzzler franchise. PSP owners can expect to see a port of From Software's mech combat sim Armored Core 3, along with the arena fighter Shinseiki Evangelion: Battle Orchestra Portable.


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