New Video Game Releases Week 6, 2012

Yes! It’s February! Here’s the list of this week’s video game releases. The big new games are: The Darkness II, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Resident Evil Revelations, and Jak & Daxter Collection.

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store Shank 2, Gotham City Impostors, The Simpsons: Arcade Game (PSN), The SpongeBob SquarePants: Movie (PS2 Classics), Catherine, Top Spin 4, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean (PS3) become available (updates Tuesday).
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace Shank 2, Gotham City Impostors (XBLA) get added (updates Wednesday)
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s games are unknown, but Europe gets the GameBoy classic Kirby’s Block Ball, CRUSH3D Demo (3DS), the NeoGeo classic The King of Fighters ’97, BurgerTime World Tour (Wii), Gaia’s Moon, Crazy Cheebo: Puzzle Party (DSi) for download (updates Thursday).
  • On Steam there’s the recent Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection (includes Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3) and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, The Darkness II, as well as Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.

The new retail releases are:

  • Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) — Includes: Fallout: New Vegas, all downloadable content add-ons Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road and the packs Courier’s Stash & Gun Runners Arsenal.
  • Ferrari: The Race Experience (Wii)
  • Jak & Daxter Collection (PS3) — Includes: HD & 3D versions of Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II, and Jak 3.
  • Jewel Link Chronicles: Mountains of Madness (DS)
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
  • Myst 3D (3DS)
  • Remington’s Super Slam Hunting Ultimate Sportsman Challenge (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii)
  • Resident Evil Revelations (3DS) — Note: Please pick up the Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro alongside this game. Your thumbs will thank you for the dual-analog stick bliss.
  • The Darkness II (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  • thinkSMART Chess for Kids (DS)
  • Zumba Fitness Rush (Xbox 360 Kinect)

Take a look at The Darkness II launch trailer:

Here’s the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning launch trailer:

The Resident Evil Revelations launch trailer:

The funny Gotham City Impostors official trailer:

And lastly a Jak & Daxter Collection debut trailer:

Image credit: FrozenMotion

What video games will you be playing this week?