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Release This:  Wolfenstein, Shadow Complex  Debut Stateside

Release This: Wolfenstein, Shadow Complex Debut Stateside

August 17, 2009 | By Danny Cowan

August 17, 2009 | 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 an exclusively compiled list.

This week brings Shadow Complex and Wolfenstein to North America, while Japan gets Melty Blood: Actress Again.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending August 22nd, 2009.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- ATV Quad Kings
- Paws & Claws Pet Vet
- Spectrobes: Origins
- Speed Zone

Xbox 360:
- Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger
- Shadow Complex (online)
- Wolfenstein

PlayStation 3:
- Wolfenstein

Nintendo DS:
- Marker Man Adventures
- My Dress-Up
- My Friends
- My Make-Up
- Sudoku Ball: Detective

PC:
- Delta Force Xtreme 2
- Joint Operations: Combined Arms
- Osmos (online)
- Pizza Morgana: Monsters and Manipulations in the Magical Forest (online)
- Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger
- Still Life 2
- Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2: The Siege of Spinner Cay (online)
- War Leaders: Clash of Nations
- Wolfenstein

Activision's Wolfenstein series sequel is set to hit the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC platforms in North America this week. The newest franchise entry is developed in cooperation with series creators id Software.

Other notable debuts include the Super Metroid-inspired adventure title Shadow Complex, the Nintendo Wii action-RPG Spectrobes: Origins, and the multiplatform real-time strategy game Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Goosebumps: Horrorland
- I Spy
- Peppa Pig: The Game
- Sudoku Ball: Detective

Xbox 360:
- Raven Squad
- Wolfenstein

PlayStation 3:
- Wolfenstein

Nintendo DS:
- All Star 5 A-Side Football
- Casper Scare School: Spooky Sports Day
- DJ Star
- Goosebumps: Horrorland
- Sudoku Ball: Detective

PC:
- Dawn of Magic 2
- Hearts of Iron 3
- Raven Squad
- Red Faction: Guerrilla
- Wolfenstein

Wolfenstein will also premiere in the UK this week, where it will arrive on store shelves alongside region-exclusive titles like Casper Scare School: Spooky Sports Day, DJ Star, and All Star 5 A-Side Football.

Games Released in Japan:

PlayStation 2:
- L2: Love x Loop
- Melty Blood: Actress Again
- S.Y.K.: Shinsetsu Saiyuuki

Nintendo DS:
- Live Battle Card: Live-On DS

PlayStation Portable:
- Heart no Kuni no Alice
- Kiniro no Corda 2 f Encore
- Ookami Kakushi

The PlayStation 2 will host all of this week's new Japanese console releases. The week's lineup includes the 2D fighter sequel Melty Blood: Actress Again and the adventure titles L2: Love x Loop and S.Y.K.: Shinsetsu Saiyuuki.

The Nintendo DS is set to receive Acquire's card battle title Live Battle Card: Live-On DS, while PSP owners get the PC-ported adventure game Heart no Kuni no Alice, Koei's Kiniro no Corda 2 f Encore, and Konami's Ookami Kakushi.


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