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Release This:  Call of Duty: Black Ops  Debuts Worldwide

Release This: Call of Duty: Black Ops Debuts Worldwide

November 8, 2010 | By Danny Cowan

November 8, 2010 | 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 Call of Duty: Black Ops, Rune Factory 3, and The Sly Collection to North America, while Japan receives a remake of Tactics Ogre.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending November 13th, 2010.

Games Released in the United States:

Nintendo Wii:
- Beyblade: Metal Fusion - Battle Fortress
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Chevrolet Camaro
- Family Feud Decades
- FlingSmash
- Gods vs. Humans (online)
- Hasbro Family Game Night 1 & 2 Bundle
- Honda Fever
- Just Dance: Kids
- Karaoke Revolution Glee
- Monster Jam: Path of Destruction
- MySims Collection
- Nickelodeon Fit
- Reload: Target Down
- Remington Super Slam Hunting: Africa
- Remington Super Slam Hunting: North America
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Tom Clancy's HAWX 2

Xbox 360:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Gunwange (online)
- Monster Jam: Path of Destruction

PlayStation 3:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- The Fight: Lights Out
- Kick Ass New and Improved (online)
- Monster Jam: Path of Destruction
- SingStar Dance
- The Sly Collection

Nintendo DS:
- Beyblade: Metal Fusion
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Challenge Me: Brain Puzzles 2
- Chuck E. Cheese's Game Room
- Chuck E. Cheese's Playhouse
- Digging for Dinosaurs
- Hidden Mysteries: Salem Witch Trials
- Kung Zhu
- Monster Jam: Path of Destruction
- Noah's Ark
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon
- Style Lab: Fashion Design

PlayStation Portable:
- Monster Jam: Path of Destruction

PC:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Hank Haney's World Golf

Treyarch's first-person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops will hit all major platforms this week, arriving alongside notable console exclusives like Karaoke Revolution Glee and the Sly Cooper series compilation The Sly Collection.

Natsume's Harvest Moon subseries sequel Rune Factory 3 will debut for the Nintendo DS this week, while the Xbox 360 hosts a downloadable port of Cave's acclaimed shoot-'em-up Guwange.

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo Wii:
- Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2010
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Cooking Mama World: Babysitting Mama
- Drag & Stock Racer
- Ferrari: The Race Experience
- GP Classic Racing
- Kart Racer
- Rally Racer
- Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
- The Sims 3
- Sonic Colours
- Titanic Mystery
- Tom Clancy's HAWX 2

Xbox 360:
- The Biggest Loser: The Ultimate Workout (Kinect)
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Crossboard 7 (Kinect)
- Fighters Uncaged (Kinect)
- Game Party: In Motion (Kinect)
- Kinect Adventures
- Kinect Joyride
- Kinect Sports
- Kinectimals
- Monopoly Streets
- Motion Sports (Kinect)
- Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
- Sonic Free Riders (Kinect)
- Venetica
- Your Shape: Fitness Evolved (Kinect)

PlayStation 3:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
- Venetica

Nintendo DS:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Cooking Mama World: Hobbies and Fun
- Dr. Who: Evacuation Earth
- Jewel Match
- Sonic Colours
- Youda Farmer

PlayStation Portable:
- BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Portable
- Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley
- Invizimals: Shadow Zone

PC:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Tom Clancy's HAWX 2
- Venetica

Microsoft's Kinect motion-sensing peripheral will make its European debut this week, bringing along with it a host of launch titles, including Kinect Sports, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, and Game Party: In Motion.

Sega's platformer Sonic Colors will also premiere in the UK this week, along with Majesco's Cooking Mama spinoffs Babysitting Mama and Hobbies and Fun (Crafting Mama).

Games Released in Japan:

Nintendo Wii:
- Jinsei Game: Happy Family
- Party Game Box 100

Xbox 360:
- Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2
- Forza Motorsport 3: Ultimate Edition
- Mafia II

PlayStation 3:
- Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2
- Mafia II
- Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Souten Ranbu

PlayStation 2:
- Shinkyoku Soukai Polyphonica: After School

Nintendo DS:
- Craft Mama
- Koede Asobu: Heart Catch PreCure
- Tamagotchi no Narikiri Challenge
- Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Otana

PlayStation Portable:
- God of War: Koutan no Kokuin
- Kaeru Batake de Tsukamaete Portable
- Renai Banchou: Inochi Meishi, Koiseyo Otome! Love is Power!!!
- Tactics Ogre: Unmei no Wa

Mafia II, Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2, and Koei's Dynasty Warriors series spinoff Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Souten Ranbu headline this week's console release lineup in Japan.

Japanese Nintendo DS releases for this week include Namco's Tamagotchi no Narikiri Challenge and the Magician's Quest sequel Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Otana, while PSP owners can expect to see God of War: Koutan no Kokuin (Ghost of Sparta) and a remake of the classic strategy-RPG Tactics Ogre.


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