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Release This:  Dead Space Extraction, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2  Debut in U.S.

Release This: Dead Space Extraction, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Debut in U.S.

September 28, 2009 | By Danny Cowan

September 28, 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 a custom compiled list.

This week brings Dead Space Extraction, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days stateside, as Japan gets Wii Fit Plus and Trinity Universe.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending October 3rd, 2009.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition
- Bass Pro Shops: The Strike
- Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010
- Dead Space Extraction
- Deca Sports
- Family Feud
- Family Fun Football
- Family Party: 30 Great Games Outdoor Fun
- The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft
- Hidden Mysteries: Titanic
- MySims Agents
- Rapala: We Fish
- Tornado Outbreak
- Valhalla Knights: Eldar Saga

Xbox 360:
- Bass Pro Shops: The Strike
- Black College Football Experience: The Doug Williams Edition
- Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010
- Midnight Club: Los Angeles -- Complete Edition
- Military Madness: Nectaris (online)
- Tornado Outbreak

PlayStation 3:
- Midnight Club: Los Angeles -- Complete Edition
- Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
- Tornado Outbreak

PlayStation 2:
- Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010

Nintendo DS:
- Battle of Giants: Dragons
- Dreamer: Top Model
- Family Feud
- Hidden Mysteries: Titanic
- Imagine: Salon Stylist
- Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
- MySims Agents
- Sideswiped
- Smart Boy's Game Room 2
- Smart Girl's Playhouse 2
- Smart Kids: Mega Game Mix
- The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road

PlayStation Portable:
- Beaterator
- Gran Turismo
- MotorStorm Arctic Edge
- Obscure: The Aftermath
- Undead Knights

PC:
- Bass Pro Shops: The Strike
- Fallen Earth: Welcome to Apocalypse
- Family Feud
- Red War: Edem's Curse
- Risen
- Shutter Island (online)
- Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3: Lair of the Leviathan (online)

Electronic Arts' Dead Space spinoff title Dead Space Extraction headlines this week's domestic Nintendo Wii lineup. PS3 owners can expect to see Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, while the Nintendo DS gets a new and platform-exclusive entry in Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts series.

The PlayStation Portable boasts an impressive selection of new titles, with two Sony-published racers -- Gran Turismo and MotorStorm Arctic Edge -- arriving in stores this week. The platform will also receive Beaterator, a music creation tool published by Rockstar Games.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Clever Kids: Creepy Crawlies
- Diva Girls: Ballerina
- FIFA 10
- Kart Racer
- Up

Xbox 360:
- FIFA 10
- Risen
- Stoked
- Up

PlayStation 3:
- FIFA 10
- Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
- Up

PlayStation 2:
- FIFA 10
- Up

Nintendo DS:
- Amazing Adventures
- Animal Country: Life On The Farm
- Combat of Giants: Dragons
- Diva Girls: Ballerina
- Groovy Chick: My Fashion World
- Imagine: Party Planner
- Puzzler World
- Space Invaders Extreme 2
- Up

PlayStation Portable:
- Beaterator
- FIFA 10
- Gran Turismo
- Up

PC:
- FIFA 10
- Jacqueline Wilson's Tracy Beaker: The Game
- Risen
- Up

EA Sports' soccer sim FIFA 10 is set to debut in Europe this week, arriving three weeks in advance of its scheduled North American release date.

Taito's Space Invaders Extreme 2 will also get an early English-language release in the UK this week, as will Ubisoft's DS minigame compilation Puzzler World.

Games Released in Japan:

Nintendo Wii:
- Boku to Sim no Machi: Gokuaku Shachou Kara Sekai Wosukue Daisakusen!
- Dead Space: Extraction
- Wii Fit Plus

Xbox 360:
- Cross Edge Dash
- Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid Special

PlayStation 3:
- Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
- Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid Special
- Trinity Universe

PlayStation 2:
- Hiiro no Kakera: Shin Tamayori Hime Denshou
- Momotsuki: Koufuu no Misasagi-Ou
- Osouji Sentai Clean Keeper H
- Shin Hisui no Shizuku: Hiiro no Kakera 2

Nintendo DS:
- Boku to Sim no Machi Agent Nazo no Kaito Kara Hihou wo Mamore Daisakusen
- Chara-Chinko
- Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryokusha (Blizzard)
- Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryokusha (Fire)

PlayStation Portable:
- Gran Turismo
- Like Life Every Hour
- Macross Ultimate Frontier
- Mana Khemia 2: Ochita Gakuen to Renkinjutsushi Tachi Portable+
- Minna no Sukkiri
- Shadow of Memories
- Winning Post 7 2009

Nippon Ichi's Diagaea and Atelier Iris franchise crossover RPG Trinity Universe will premiere for the PlayStation 3 in Japan this week, while the Xbox 360 gets an upgraded version of Cross Edge and Koei's PSP-ported brawler Shin Sangoku Musou: Multi Raid Special.

Nintendo's Wii Fit Plus leads the week's Japanese Nintendo Wii lineup, as the PSP gets a port of Konami's PlayStation 2 adventure game Shadow of Memories (Shadow of Destiny) and Macross Ultimate Frontier.


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