New Video Game Releases Week 20, 2012

14 May 2012
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Here’s the list of this week’s video game releases. The biggest of the new titles are Diablo III, Max Payne 3, and Game of Thrones: The Game.

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store PixelJunk 4AM, Jam Live Music Arcade, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Rock of Ages, Prototype 2, Goldeneye 007 Reloaded (PS3), Hitman: Sniper Challenge (Pre-order Bonus), Myst (PSone), Red Faction 2 (PS2), Velocity (PSP) become available [updates Tuesday].
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Dragon’s Lair, JAM Music Live Arcade (XBLA), Hitman: Sniper Challenge (Pre-order Bonus) get added [updates Wednesday].
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s games are unknown aside from Chronicles of Vampires: The Awakening (DSi), and Europe gets the Game Boy classic Kirby’s Dream Land 2, Bird Mania 3D, Rayman Origins Demo (3DS) for download [updates Thursday].
  • On Steam there’s Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Moon Breakers.
  • The iOS App Store also adds Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II.

The new retail releases are:

  • Akai Katana (Xbox 360)
  • Battleship (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, 3DS, DS)
  • Diablo III (PC, Mac)
  • Game of Thrones: The Game (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  • Max Payne 3 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • Play! for MAC – The Ultimate Premium Games Collection (Mac)
  • Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (PC)
  • Test Drive: Ferrari Legends (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

Here’s the Diablo III “Demon Hunter” trailer:

Take a look at the Max Payne 3 launch trailer:

Here’s the Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II gameplay trailer:

Here’s the Game of Thrones: The Game story trailer:

Check out Kirby’s Dream Land 2 playing on the 3DS Virtual Console:

And lastly is a PixelJunk 4AM trailer that I really don’t know what to think of:


Image credit: Letsgetfoxy

What video games will you be playing this week? Any of these?

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