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Release This:  Lego Harry Potter, Singularity  Arrive in U.S.

Release This: Lego Harry Potter, Singularity Arrive in U.S. Exclusive

June 28, 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 Lego Harry Potter, Sin & Punishment: Star Successor, Deathsmiles, and Singularity to retailers in North America, while Japan gets BlazBlue: Continuum Shift.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending July 3rd, 2010.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- 10 Minute Solutions
- Harley Davidson
- Jett Rocket (online)
- The Last Airbender
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- Sin & Punishment: Star Successor
- Thomas & Friends: Heroes of the Rail

Xbox 360:
- Deathsmiles
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- Naughty Bear
- Ninety-Nine Nights 2
- Singularity
- Sniper: Ghost Warrior

PlayStation 3:
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- Naughty Bear
- Singularity
- Trinity Universe

Nintendo DS:
- Animal Color Cross (DSi online)
- Brain Drain (DSi online)
- Combat of Giants: Mutant Insects - Revenge (DSi online)
- Junior Classic Books and Fairytales
- Just Sing
- The Last Airbender
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- Myst
- thinkSMART
- Thomas & Friends: Heroes of the Rail
- Runaway: A Twist of Fate
- Vampire Legends: Power of Three

PlayStation Portable:
- Hot Shots Tennis
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- TNA Impact: Cross the Line

PC:
- Alcatraz
- APB: All Points Bulletin (online)
- ArmA II: Combined Operations
- ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead
- Fallen Earth: Blood Sports
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister
- Rise of Flight: Iron Cross Edition
- Singularity
- Sniper: Ghost Warrior

Traveller's Tales expands its Lego game franchise this week with a new title based on the first four Harry Potter novels. Other multiplatform releases for this week include Activision's sci-fi shooter Singularity and 505's Naughty Bear.

Shooter fans have a lot to look forward to this week, as the Wii gets the Treasure-developed Sin & Punishment sequel Star Successor, while Aksys localizes Cave's bullet-hell shooter Deathsmiles for the Xbox 360.

Realtime Worlds' massively multiplayer online game APB: All Points Bulletin is set to premiere for PC platforms, meanwhile, as the PSP gets Sony's Hot Shots Golf spinoff Hot Shots Tennis.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Dance on Broadway
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
- Tournament of Legends

Xbox 360:
- Sniper: Ghost Warrior
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11

PlayStation 3:
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11

Nintendo DS:
- Dragon Ball Origins 2

PlayStation Portable:
- Everybody's Tennis
- Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2010

PC:
- APB: All Points Bulletin
- ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead
- International Cricket Captain 2010
- King Arthur
- Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2010
- Sniper: Ghost Warrior

EA's Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 headlines the UK's multiplatform offerings this week. Nintendo DS owners can expect to see Dragon Ball Origins 2 in the coming days, while the PSP and PC platforms host the UK-exclusive Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2010.

Games Released in Japan:

Xbox 360:
- BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

PlayStation 3:
- BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

PlayStation 2:
- Scared Rider Xechs

Nintendo DS:
- Digimon Story: Lost Evolution
- Elminage II DS Remix: Sousei no Megami to Unmai no Daichi
- Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!! Bomber
- Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!! Spark
- Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Dororon! Youkai Daikessen!!

PlayStation Portable:
- Daito Giken Koushiki Pachi-Slot Simulator: Ossu! Misao + Maguro Densetsu Portable
- Hanayaka Kana, Ware ga Ichizoku

Arc System Works' 2D fighter expansion BlazBlue: Continuum Shift hits the Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms this week in Japan. A pair of new sequels in Level 5's Inazuma Eleven series headlines the region's Nintendo DS lineup, as Namco prepares another portable title in its Taiko no Tatsujin rhythm franchise.


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