New Video Game Releases Week 3, 2012

16 January 2012
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Here’s the list of this week’s video game releases. As expected at the start of the year, no big new releases. But I do recommend checking out the new PS3 downloads ICO & Shadow of the Colossus, PS2 classics now in HD.

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store Zack Zero, Amy (in America) (PSN) ICO, Shadow of the Colossus, Cars 2: The Video Game, Crysis 2, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Double Agent (PS3) become available (updates Tuesday).
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace Haunt (Kinect-only), Scarygirl (XBLA) get added (updates Wednesday)
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s games are unknown, but Europe gets the GameBoy Color’s Prince of Persia (3DS), SNES classic Prince of Persia (Wii), 40-in-1 Explosive Megamix, Come On! Heroes (DSi) for download (updates Thursday).
  • On Steam there’s Unstoppable Gorg.
  • On the iTunes App Store there’s Soul Calibur.

The new retail releases are:

  • Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition (PS3)
  • Kids Learn Spelling and Grammar: A+ Edition (DS)

Here’s the official ICO & Shadow of the Colossus launch trailer.

Keep an eye out for the return of the original Soul Calibur on iOS.

Image credit: FrozenMotion

What video games will you be playing this week?


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Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.

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