New Video Game Releases Week 33, 2012

13 August 2012
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Here’s the list of this week’s video game releases. The Summer drought is gone! Popular video games released this week are: Darksiders II, Sleeping Dogs, The Last Story, and at the end of the week New Super Mario Bros. 2.

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store Papo & Yo, CSI: Fatal Conspiracy (PS3), Shinobi (PS2 Classic) become available [updates Tuesday].
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace there’s Dust: An Elysian Tail (XBLA), alongside Quantum Cunumdrum: The Desmond Debacle, Rocksmith: Bass Expansion (DLC) being released [updates Wednesday].
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s games are unknown, and Europe’s getting the Game Boy classic Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon and the first downloadable retail games New Super Mario Bros. 2, Freakyforms Deluxe: Your Creations, Alive!, New Art Academy, and new Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy DLC (3DS), The Lost Town — The Jungle, Escape The Virus: Shoot ’Em Up! (DSi) [updates Thursday].
  • On Steam there’s Sleeping Dogs, Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, Tower Wars, Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition.

The new retail releases are:

  • Cooking Mama 2-Pack (Wii)
  • Cooking Mama’s Combo Pack Vol. 1 (DS)
  • Cooking Mama’s Combo Pack Vol. 2 (DS)
  • Darksiders II (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  • Legends of Pegasus (PC)
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) — European/Australian release on Friday and American/Canadian release on Sunday!
  • Sleeping Dogs (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • Surface: Mystery of Another World Collector’s Edition (PC)
  • The Last Story (Wii)
  • Witches’ Legacy: The Charleston Curse Collector’s Edition (PC)

Take a look at the Darksiders II TV commercial:

Here’s the Sleeping Dogs launch trailer:

Up next is The Last Story director’s cut trailer:

Take a look at the New Super Mario Bros. 2 TV commercial:

Watch the Papo & Yo launch trailer for the PlayStation Network:

Watch the Dust: An Elysian Tail launch trailer for the Summer of Xbox Live Arcade:

Lastly, here’s a Legends of Pegasus Arthrox trailer for the retail release:

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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