New Video Game Releases Week 35, 2012

27 August 2012
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Here’s the list of this week’s new video game releases. The Summer drought is gone! Popular video games released this week are: Madden NFL 13, Guild Wars 2, Mass Effect 3: Leviathan, The Walking Dead Game: Episode 3, and Rock Band Blitz.

New on the downloadable games front is:

  • On the PlayStation Store Rock Band Blitz, Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD, Mass Effect 3: Leviathan, Metal Gear Solid: Peacewalker, Ratchet & Clank HD, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando HD, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal HD, Record of Agarest War Zero, Lights, Camera, Party (PS3), Madden NFL 13 (PS Vita & PS3), Psychonauts (PS2 Classic) become available [updates Tuesday].
  • While on Xbox Live Marketplace there’s Mass Effect 3: Leviathan, Rock Band Blitz (XBLA) being released [updates Wednesday].
  • The Wii Shop, DSiWare & 3DS eShop‘s U.S. games are the Game Boy Color classic Toki Tori, SpeedX 3D, Outdoors Unleashed: Africa 3D, and Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Demo (3DS), Escape the Virus: Shoot ‘Em Up! (DSi); Europe’s getting the Game Boy classic Kirby’s Star Stacker, and new Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy DLC (3DS), iSpot Japan (DSi), and Successfully Learning English Year 4 (Wii) [updates Thursday].
  • On Steam there’s They Bleed Pixels, Damage Inc. Pacific Squadron WWII, Starvoid, AirMech.

The new retail releases are:

  • Damage Inc., Pacific Squadron WWII (Xbox 360, PS3)
  • God of War Saga (PS3) — Includes: HD versions of God of War, God of War II, God of War III, God of War: Chains of Olympus, God of War: Ghost of Sparta, and 3D Support only in God of War III, Chains of Olympus & Ghost of Sparta.
  • Guild Wars 2 (PC)
  • inFAMOUS Collection (PS3) — Includes: inFAMOUS, inFAMOUS 2, inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, and Extra Missions.
  • Journey Collector’s Edition (PS3) — Includes: Journey, Flower, flOw, and 3 Soundtracks.
  • Madden NFL 13 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS Vita) — Wii U version coming later this year.
  • Ratchet & Clank Collection (PS3) — Includes: HD versions of Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal, and 3D Support.
  • Whispered Stories: Sandman (PC)

Take a look at the Madden NFL 13 TV commercial:

Here’s a long Guild Wars 2 trailer:

Watch the Mass Effect 3: Leviathan trailer:

A quick look at Rock Band Blitz in the trailer:

Lastly, here’s a Kirby’s Star Stacker 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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