New Video Game Releases Week 29, 2012

16 July 2012
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Here’s the list of this week’s video game releases. The dreaded Summer drought has hit the game retail releases schedule, but at least new downloadable content provides a cool Summer breeze. 🙂

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store Dyad, Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, Record of Agarest War 2 (PS3) become available [updates Tuesday].
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace there’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD, Mars Rover Landing – Kinect Fun Labs (XBLA), Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Maps DLC (XBM) Blackwater, Otomedius Excellent (Games On Demand) [updates Wednesday].
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s games are mostly unknown, but America’s getting the Game Boy classics Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters and Tumble Pop (3DS), and Europe’s getting the Game Boy Color classic Wario Land II, Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy songs DLC (3DS), the NES classic Double Dragon II: The Revenge, Successfully Learning English Year 2 (Wii), Zuma’s Revenge, Flip the Core (DSi) [updates Thursday].
  • On Steam there’s Source Filmmaker for free, and be sure to check out the Steam Summer Sale for new discounted games every day until July 22.

The new retail releases are:

  • Heroes of Ruin (3DS in America)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS in Europe)
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods and Kings (Mac)
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic I and II PC Bundle Pack (PC)

Here’s the Heroes of Ruin launch trailer:

Take a look at the Kingdom Hearts 3D trailer:

Watch the Dyad launch trailer:

Here’s the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD launch trailer:

Lastly comes the Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters & Tumblepop trailer:


Image credit: Letsgetfoxy

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

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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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