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Release This:  Borderlands, FIFA Soccer 10  Arrive Stateside

Release This: Borderlands, FIFA Soccer 10 Arrive Stateside

October 19, 2009 | By Danny Cowan

October 19, 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 Borderlands and FIFA Soccer 10 to North America, while the UK and Japan get Forza Motorsport 3.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending October 24th, 2009.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- Alien Monster Bowling League
- Astro Boy: The Video Game
- Backyard Football '10
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- Charm Girls Club: Pajama Party
- Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo
- FIFA Soccer 10
- iCarly
- Littlest Pet Shop: Friends
- Madagascar Kartz
- Marvel Super Hero Squad
- Medieval Games
- Mountain Sports
- NBA 2K10
- Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun
- Water Sports
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

Xbox 360:
- Astro Boy: The Video Game
- Backyard Football '10
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- Borderlands
- FIFA Soccer 10
- Lips #1 Hits
- Madagascar Kartz
- Panzer General: Allied Assault (online)
- Way of the Samurai 3
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PlayStation 3:
- Astro Boy: The Video Game
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- Borderlands
- FIFA Soccer 10
- SingStar Motown
- Trine (online)
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PlayStation 2:
- Astro Boy: The Video Game
- Backyard Football '10
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- FIFA Soccer 10
- Marvel Super Hero Squad
- MotorStorm: Arctic Edge
- Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

Nintendo DS:
- Astro Boy: The Video Game
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- Charm Girls Club: Fashion Mall
- Charm Girls Club: Fashion Show
- Charm Girls Club: Perfect Prom
- Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop
- Diner Dash: Flo on the Go
- FIFA Soccer 10
- Hero's Saga Laevatein Tactics
- iCarly
- Jam Sessions 2
- Imagine Fashion Designer: World Tour
- Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010
- Littlest Pet Shop: Beach
- Littlest Pet Shop: City Friends
- Littlest Pet Shop: Country Friends
- Margot's Bepuzzled
- Marvel Super Hero Squad
- Nostalgia
- Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun
- Space Invaders Extreme 2
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PlayStation Portable:
- Astro Boy: The Video Game
- FIFA Soccer 10
- Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
- Marvel Super Hero Squad
- Mytran Wars
- Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PC:
- CSI: Deadly Intent
- DinerTown Detective Agency (online)
- Elven Legacy: Ranger
- EverQuest II: The Complete Collection
- Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition
- The Stronghold Collection
- Tropico 3

Gearbox's anticipated open-world shooter Borderlands joins EA's soccer sim franchise update FIFA Soccer 10 on multiple platforms in North America this week.

Rockstar's PSP port of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will also make its way to store shelves this week, arriving alongside Nintendo DS offerings like Space Invaders Extreme 2, Nostalgia, and Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- Family Fortunes
- Horrid Henry
- NHL 2K10
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

Xbox 360:
- Borderlands
- Fairytale Fights
- Forza Motorsport 3
- Lips #1 Hits
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2010
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PlayStation 3:
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- Borderlands
- Buzz! Quiz World
- EyePet
- Fairytale Fights
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2010
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PlayStation 2:
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

Nintendo DS:
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers
- The Big Deal
- Clever Kids: Creepy Crawlies
- Family Fortunes
- Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
- Horrid Henry
- Margot's Bepuzzled
- World Cup of Pool
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PlayStation Portable:
- Hannah Montana: Rock Out the Show
- WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010

PC:
- Borderlands
- Clever Kids: Creepy Crawlies
- Horrid Henry
- Jumpgate
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2010

Turn 10's racing sim Forza Motorsport 3 will debut in Europe this week; a U.S. release is not scheduled until next week.

This week will also bring early UK releases for Namco Bandai's Dragon Ball: Raging Blast, the fable-themed brawler Fairytale Fights, Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, and Sony's camera-controlled pet simulation EyePet.

Games Released in Japan:

Nintendo Wii:
- FIFA 10: World Class Soccer
- Hula Wii: Motto Jouzu no Fura o Odorou!!
- Sukeban Shachou Rena Wii

Xbox 360:
- FIFA 10: World Class Soccer
- Forza Motorsport 3

PlayStation 3:
- FIFA 10: World Class Soccer

PlayStation 2:
- FIFA 10: World Class Soccer

Nintendo DS:
- Element Hunters
- Grand Trucker Aniki: Shigoto to Kenka to Koimoyou
- Kurayami no Hate de Kimi o Matsu
- Roller Angels: Pasha to Daisakusen
- Rune Factory 3

PlayStation Portable:
- Antiphona no Seikahime: Tenshi no Gakufu Op.A
- FIFA 10: World Class Soccer
- Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Unmei no Meikyuu Aizouban
- Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special

Forza Motorsport 3 will also get an early worldwide release in Japan this week, arriving alongside other console offerings like FIFA 10: World Class Soccer and Sukeban Shachou Rena Wii.

The PSP will host an expansion in Koei's Dynasty Warriors franchise this week with Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special, while the Nintendo DS gets the Harvest Moon subseries sequel Rune Factory 3.


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