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Release This: DiRT 3, Daggerdale Premiere Worldwide

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings DiRT 3 and Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale stateside, while Japan gets Akai Katana Shin, Troy Musou and Pandora no Tou.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

May 23, 2011

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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 DiRT 3 and Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale stateside, while Japan gets Akai Katana Shin, Troy Musou and Pandora no Tou. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending May 28th, 2011. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - Crazy Machines - Kung Fu Panda 2 - NASCAR 2011 Xbox 360: - DiRT 3 - Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale (online) - Kung Fu Panda 2 PlayStation 3: - DiRT 3 - Kung Fu Panda 2 Nintendo 3DS: - Dead or Alive: Dimensions Nintendo DS: - 99Bullets (DSi online) - Cake Mania: Main Street - Duke Nukem: Critical Mass - Emily The Strange - Kung Fu Panda 2 - Murder in Venice - Paws & Claws: Pampered Pets 2 PC: - Aion 2.5: Empyrean Calling - DiRT 3 - Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale (online) - Faxion Online - King Arthur Collection - Lego Pirates of the Caribbean Codemasters' rally racing sequel DiRT 3 premieres in North America this week, arriving alongside fellow multiplatform debut Kung Fu Panda 2. Team Ninja's one-on-one fighter Dead or Alive: Dimensions headlines mobile console releases, as Xbox Live Arcade and PC platforms host the action-RPG Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - Exerbeat: Gym Class Workout Xbox 360: - DiRT 3 PlayStation 3: - DiRT 3 PlayStation Portable: - Gladiator Begins PC: - DiRT 3 DiRT 3 also arrives in the UK this week, along with Namco's Wii exercise game Exerbeat and Acquire's PSP action title Gladiator Begins. Games Released in Japan: Nintendo Wii: - Pandora no Tou: Kimi no Moto e Kaerumade Xbox 360: - Akai Katana Shin - Fighters Uncaged - Troy Musou PlayStation 3: - Hiiro no Kakera Aizouban: Akane Iro no Tsuioku - Nobunaga no Yabou: Tendou with Power-Up Kit - Troy Musou PlayStation 2: - Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Ryouran * Sangokushi Engi Nintendo 3DS: - One Piece Unlimited Cruise SP Nintendo DS: - Maru Goukaku: Shikaku Dasshu! 2011-Nendohan Jouhou Security Specialist Shiken - Network Specialist Shiken - Red Stone DS: Akaki Ishi ni Michibikareshi Monotachi - Treasure Report PlayStation Portable: - Iza, Shutsujin! Koisen - Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kikou - Shutsugeki! Otometachi no Senjou 2: Ikusabana no Kizuna Nintendo's action-RPG Pandora no Tou: Kimi no Moto e Kaerumade (Pandora's Tower) premieres for the Wii this week in Japan, as Koei readies the Dynasty Warriors series spinoff Troy Musou for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Other standout console releases include Cave's arcade-ported shooter Akai Katana Shin and the Nobunaga's Ambition expansion pack Nobunaga no Yabou: Tendou with Power-Up Kit.

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Danny Cowan


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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