Monday, October 22, 2012

Gamer Grab Bag for the Week of Oct. 21st

 

 

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This is another big week of games. We have a few big titles this week and other items you expect to be big holiday pushed games. Let’s see what we have.

 

 

New Releases for the week of October 21st 2012

 

 

Forza HorizonForza Horizon

Xbox360

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Racing

Forza Horizon is a pick-up-and-play racing experience with a festival atmosphere and the freedom of the open road.This holiday season’s Forza comes with a new look and feel.

 

 

Medal of Honor: WarfighterMedal of Honor: Warfighter

Xbox360/ PS3/ PC

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: First-Person Shooters

* Medal of Honor Warfighter is an up close and personal look at today's battlefield and the fight against the ongoing global terror threat. Definitely the game of the week. I hope this does big numbers. I have always had a fondness for Medal of Honor.

 

 

The Unfinished SwanThe Unfinished Swan

PS3

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Action

Unfinished Swan is a first-person painting game and the debut title from Giant Sparrow. A new IP in a week of a couple of hardcore games. I hope people do not pass this game it looks to be a gem in the making.

 

 

Killzone TrilogyKillzone Trilogy

PS3

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: First-Person Shooters

The Killzone Trilogy is a compilation pack that includes the original Killzone, Killzone 2, and Killzone 3, as well as all the multiplayer packs for Killzone 2 and Killzone 3. Another collection comes out this time of Sony’s great FPS franchise.

 

 

LuciusLucius

PC

* Release Date: Oct 26, 2012

* Genre: Action Adventure

Lucius is the son of the devil and has to clear the mansion of its residents. This is one that is just set up for Halloween.

 

 

Farming Simulator 2013Farming Simulator 2013

PC

* Release Date: Oct 25, 2012

* Genre: Miscellaneous

Farming Simulator 2013 keeps all the ingredients that make the staple of virtual farming, while incorporating many new machines, vehicles, crops, animals, and environments. This is one for all the Farmville die-hards.

 

 

Skylanders GiantsSkylanders Giants

Xbox360/ Wii/ PS3/ 3DS

* Release Date: Oct 21, 2012

* Genre: Platformers

Skylanders Giants is a new adventure for existing Skylanders toys that will also add 20 new characters to the roster. This game is a hit and has me wondering if my kids would like to play it or even if they would try it. Just pricey on those starter packs.

 

 

Elemental: Fallen Enchantress BoxshotElemental: Fallen Enchantress

PC

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Turn-Based Strategy

In Fallen Enchantress, players explore the world of Elemental and discover a wide range of unique locations, including dangerous wild lands that can't be settled until they are conquered.

 

 

A Game of Dwarves BoxshotA Game of Dwarves

PS3/ PC

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Other Strategy Games

Help a dwarven prince on a quest to reclaim his people's old country in A Game of Dwarves. This looks like an interesting cross between building games and strategy games.

 

 

Zero Escape: Virtue's Last RewardZero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward

3DS/ Vita

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Adventure Games

Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward has players taking on the Nonary Game again, as it's back and more deadly than ever.

 

 

Street Fighter X TekkenStreet Fighter X Tekken

Vita

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Fighting Games

Fighting universes collide in this Street Fighter/Tekken crossover. The Vita gets Street Fighter.

 

 

Liberation MaidenLiberation Maiden

3DS

* Release Date: Oct 25, 2012

* Genre: Other Shooters

Liberation Maiden is a full-scale 3D sci-fi shooter created by critically acclaimed developer Goichi Suda.

 

 

Cabela's Hunting ExpeditionsCabela’s Hunting Expeditions

PC/ PS3/ Xbox360/ WII

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Other Sports Games

You know you are nearing the holidays when a butt-load of Cabela games come out.

 

 

 

Naughty Bear: Double Trouble!Naughty Bear: Double Trouble!

PS3

* Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

* Genre: Compilations

More weird Teddy bear on Teddy bear murder and mayhem.

 

That is most of the big games for the week, What do you guys think? Is there something you really need to have or is it a pass on week till next week?

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