New Video Game Releases Week 5, 2012

Here’s the list of this week’s video game releases. The January drought is over, the big new releases this week are: Final Fantasy XIII-2, Soul Calibur V, and NeverDead.

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store Puddle (PSN), Madden NFL 12, Mini Ninjas, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days (PS3), Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact (PSP) become available (updates Tuesday).
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace Rhythm Party [Kinect-only] (XBLA), Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures, Section 8, First Templar (Games On Demand) get added (updates Wednesday)
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s games are unknown, but Europe gets the 3D Classics: Kid Icarus (3DS), TNT Racers (Wii), Pinball Pulse: The Ancients Beckon, Castle Conqueror: Against (DSi) for download (updates Thursday).
  • On Steam there’s nothing this week, but you can pine for Dear Esther’s release in two weeks.

The new retail releases are:

  • Bookworm Wordy Wonder Bundle (PC)
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • Lego Star Wars Game With Darth Vader Plush (Wii)
  • Lego Star Wars Game With Yoda Plush (DS)
  • NeverDead (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (3DS)
  • Soul Calibur V (Xbox 360, PS3)

Take a look at the Final Fantasy XIII-2 “Clash of Time” trailer:

Here’s the Soul Calibur V “Destiny” trailer:

And lastly a NeverDead launch trailer:

Image credit: FrozenMotion

What video games will you be playing this week?