Monday, October 8, 2012

Goodie Bag for the Week of October 8th

 

 

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This is a great week for Games. We have quite a few big games and some free downloadable content on the horizon. Let’s see what we are grabbing.

 

 

New Releases for the Week of October 8th 2012

 

 

Pokemon Black Version 2Pokémon Black Version 2

DS

* Release Date: Oct 7, 2012

* Genre: Role-Playing

In the Pokémon Black Version 2 game, players can explore new areas, discover gyms with new leaders and see how everything has changed in the last two years.

 

 

DishonoredDishonored

PC/ Xbox360/ PS3

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Action Adventure

Using supernatural powers and deadly weapons, you sneak, shoot, and stab your way through a dystopian city in order to depose a cruel tyrant. This is the biggest game for the week. I wish I could snatch this but I won’t be able to grab it till closer to Black Friday if there are any great sales for it then. Looks INCREDIBLE!

 

 

XCOM: Enemy UnknownXCom : Enemy Unknown

PS3/ XBox360/ PC

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Other Strategy Games

The developer of the Civilization franchise takes a shot at another cherished strategy series. This is yet another big title for the week. Starting to feel like Christmas here..

 

 

Fable: The JourneyFable: The Journey

XBox360

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Role-Playing

Fable: The Journey is the newest installment in the Fable franchise. With full Kinect support. Time to deal some Magic as you ride your horse-pulled wagon.

 

 

Of Orcs and MenOf Orcs and Men

PC/ Xbox360/ PS3

* Release Date: Oct 11, 2012

* Genre: Role-Playing

Of Orcs and Men is a role-playing game that places players in the role of an elite Orc soldier.

 

Dragon Ball Z for KinectDragonBall Z For Kinect

Xbox360

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Fighting Games

Dragon Ball Z for Kinect lets you unleash your inner Super Saiyan - with no controller in the way. Yup just don’t let the little ones throw kicks and punches at the TV.

 

 

Pokemon White Version 2Pokémon White Version 2

DS

* Release Date: Oct 7, 2012

* Genre: Role-Playing

In the Pokémon White Version 2 game, players can explore new areas, discover gyms with new leaders and see how everything has changed in the last two years. You know you can’t have just one Pokémon game release now..you need White and Black.

 

 

Port Royale 3: Pirates and MerchantsPort Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants

PC

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Other Strategy Games

In Port Royale 3, players will embark upon an epic adventure through the Caribbean during the 17th century. I am almost certain there is a Xbox 360 version as well.

 

 

Code of PrincessCode of Princess

3DS

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Role-Playing

Code of Princess is an action RPG brawler for Nintendo 3DS with cooperative and competitive multiplayer. This seems like a game both my wife and I would love. Shame I do not have a 3DS and my wife has a DS.

 

Happy WarsHappy Wars

Xbox360

* Release Date: Oct 12, 2012

* Genre: Action

Happy Wars is a casual multiplayer action game in which a large number of players control comical characters in fun battles. This is Xbox’s first Free-to-Play with Micro-transactions for XBLA. It is a fun little game that has been in Beta test with those who got into the Dashboard Beta.

 

 

Harry Potter for KinectHarry Potter for Kinect

Xbox360

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Adventure Games

Harry Potter for Kinect allows you to join Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger as they embark on an unforgettable journey. As I said BIG Week in Games.

 

 

Mass Effect 3: RetaliationMass Effect 3: Retaliation

Xbox360/ PS3/ PC

* Release Date: Oct 9, 2012

* Genre: Role-Playing

Mass Effect 3: Retaliation is a mutiplayer DLC that brings the Collectors into the ME3 world as a new faction to face off against. More free DLC for this game is never a wrong move.

 

 

Just Dance 4Just Dance 4

WII/ PS3/ XBox360

  • Release Date: Oct 9, 2012
  • Genre: Rhythm Games

Just Dance 4 features more than 40 new tracks, ranging from chart-topping Billboard hits to classic dance party tracks.

 

 

Tom Clancy’s Future Soldier: Khyber Strike

PS3/ XBox360

  • Release Date: Oct 9, 2012
  • Genre: Tactical Shooters

Khyber Strike will feature three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer game mode called "Takeover," a new Guerrilla Mode co-op map, new achievements, and an increased level cap.

 

 

Blood Bowl : Chaos Edition

PC

* Release Date: Oct 11, 2012

* Genre: Alternative Sports

“Football” in the most Goriest way possible. This is a game that makes me think back to fun and cheesy games on my NES. Definitely worth a shot to play.

 

 

So those are the mega games for the week. Anything catch your fancy? Or are you planning on getting everything? Let me know what your agenda is.

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