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Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings Dance Central 3, 007 Legends and Doom 3 BFG Edition to retailers in North America and Europe.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

October 15, 2012

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Gamasutra's regular round-up of worldwide video game releases, "Release This!", takes a look at every game title we know to be shipping to stores this week, in a custom compiled list. This week brings Dance Central 3, 007 Legends and Doom 3 BFG Edition to retailers in North America and Europe, while Japan gets Eiyuu Densetsu: Zero no Kiseki Evolution and Furai no Shiren 4 Plus. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending October 20th, 2012. Games Released in the United States: An upgraded version of id Software's 2004 first-person shooter Doom 3 headlines this week's multiplatform retail release lineup. The new BFG Edition features upgraded graphics and a new checkpoint system, and includes the "Resurrection of Evil" expansion pack, along with the new "The Lost Mission" single-player campaign. Also hitting store shelves this week are Eurocom's GoldenEye 007: Reloaded follow-up 007 Legends, Harmonix's Kinect-powered dance sim Dance Central 3, and Compile Heart's PS3-exclusive JRPG Mugen Souls. Croteam's Serious Sam 3: BFE and EXOR's Zombie Driver HD are set to premiere for Xbox Live Arcade, while PS Vita owners can expect to see Game Arts' 2D platformer Dokuro and a port of Sega's Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio. Nintendo Wii: - Zumba Fitness Core Xbox 360: - 007 Legends - Dance Central 3 - Doom 3 BFG Edition - Jeopardy! (2012) - Serious Sam 3: BFE (Xbox Live Arcade) - Wheel of Fortune - Zombie Driver HD (Xbox Live Arcade) - Zumba Fitness Core PlayStation 3: - 007 Legends - Arkedo Series (PlayStation Network) - A-Men (PlayStation Network) - Doom 3 BFG Edition - Jeopardy! (2012) - Mugen Souls - Wheel of Fortune Nintendo 3DS: - RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D - Sparkle Snapshots 3D (3DS eShop) PlayStation Vita: - A-Men (PlayStation Network) - Dokuro (PlayStation Network) - Jet Set Radio (PlayStation Network) - Silent Hill: Book of Memories PlayStation Portable: - BreakQuest: Extra Evolution (PS minis) PC: - Crazy Cars: Hit the Road - Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome - Doom 3 BFG Edition - The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan - Ravaged - Rocksmith - Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the Nile - Zombie Driver HD Games Released in Europe: Activision and Toys for Bob's multiplatform action game Skylanders Giants premieres in Europe this week, arriving alongside a collection of new figures and character packs. Giants will ship in North America next week. Nintendo Wii: - Skylanders Giants Xbox 360: - 007 Legends - Dance Central 3 - Doom 3 BFG Edition - Skylanders Giants PlayStation 3: - 007 Legends - Doom 3 BFG Edition - Skylanders Giants Nintendo 3DS: - Arcade Classics 3D - Skylanders Giants - Word Wizard Nintendo DS: - Cradle of Egypt 2 PC: - Doom 3 BFG Edition - Rocksmith Games Released in Japan: Falcom's Trails in the Sky sequel Eiyuu Densetsu: Zero no Kiseki Evolution debuts for the PlayStation Vita in Japan this week, while the PSP sees an upgraded version of ChunSoft's roguelike Furai no Shiren 4 and Idea Factory's visual novel series sequel Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Ni - Matsuri Hayashi to Taishitachi. Xbox 360: - Monster Hunter Frontier Online Forward.5 Premium Package - Dance Central 3 - Darksiders II - FIFA 13: World Class Soccer PlayStation 3: - Darksiders II - FIFA 13: World Class Soccer PlayStation Vita: - Eiyuu Densetsu: Zero no Kiseki Evolution - FIFA 13: World Class Soccer PlayStation Portable: - FIFA 13: World Class Soccer - Fushigi no Dungeon - Furai no Shiren 4 Plus: Kami no Hitomi to Akuma no Heso - Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Ni - Matsuri Hayashi to Taishitachi - Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Twin Pack

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Danny Cowan is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist for Gamasutra and its subsites. Previously, he has written reviews and feature articles for gaming publications including 1UP.com, GamePro, and Hardcore Gamer Magazine.

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