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Release This: Dishonored, XCOM, Just Dance 4 ship stateside

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings Dishonored, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Just Dance 4, and Pokemon Black and White Version 2 to retailers in North America.
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 Dishonored, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Just Dance 4, and Pokemon Black and White Version 2 to retailers in North America, while Japan gets Bravely Default: Flying Fairy and Project X Zone. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending October 13th, 2012. Games Released in the United States: Arkane Studios' first-person stealth-action game Dishonored premieres worldwide this week, offering a storyline in which players perform a series of assassinations using unlockable gadgets and upgradable supernatural abilities. Other major multiplatform releases include Ubisoft's dancing sim sequel Just Dance 4 and Firaxis Games' sci-fi strategy title XCOM: Enemy Unknown, while Nintendo 3DS owners can expect to see a pair of sequels to 2011's Pokemon White and Pokemon Black. VBlank Entertainment's retro-themed Grand Theft Auto parody Retro City Rampage headlines this week's digital lineup on the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, while XBLA hosts the Xbox Live Gold-exclusive free-to-play action game Happy Wars. Nintendo Wii: - Just Dance 4 Xbox 360: - Dishonored - Dragon Ball Z for Kinect - Fable: The Journey - Happy Wars (Xbox Live Arcade) - Harry Potter for Kinect - Just Dance 4 - Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise (Xbox Live Arcade) - Of Orcs and Men - Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants - Worms Revolution (Xbox Live Arcade) - XCOM: Enemy Unknown PlayStation 3: - Dishonored - Just Dance 4 - Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise (PlayStation Network) - Of Orcs and Men - Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants - Retro City Rampage (PlayStation Network) - Worms Revolution (PlayStation Network) - XCOM: Enemy Unknown Nintendo 3DS: - Code of Princess - Crazy Kangaroo (3DS eShop) - Imagine Babyz - Monster 4x4 - Nurikabe by Nikoli (3DS eShop) - Pokemon Dream Radar (3DS eShop) Nintendo DS: - Robot Rescue 2 (DSiWare) - Pokemon Black Version 2 - Pokemon White Version 2 PlayStation Vita: - Retro City Rampage (PlayStation Network) - Spy Hunter - SunFlowers (PlayStation Network) PC: - Dishonored - Jennifer Wolf and the Mayans Relics - Of Orcs and Men - Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants - Retro City Rampage - Worms Revolution - XCOM: Enemy Unknown Games Released in Europe: Milestone's multiplatform rally racing game WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 3 premieres in Europe this week, joining other region-exclusive debuts like the PlayStation Move-supported dancing sim DanceStar Party Hits and XDEV's PlayStation Vita brain training title Smart As... Nintendo Wii: - Madagascar 3 Xbox 360: - Dishonored - Fable: The Journey - Harry Potter for Kinect - Madagascar 3 - Of Orcs and Men - WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 3 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown PlayStation 3: - DanceStar Party Hits - Dishonored - Madagascar 3 - Of Orcs and Men - WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 3 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown Nintendo DS: - 1001 Crosswords - Pokemon Black Version 2 - Pokemon White Version 2 PlayStation Vita: - Smart As... - Spy Hunter PC: - Dishonored - Distant Worlds - Madagascar 3 - nK-Pro Racing - Of Orcs and Men - Secret Files 3 - WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 3 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown Games Released in Japan: Square Enix and 3D Dot Game Heroes developer Silicon Studio team up to launch the anticipated fantasy-themed RPG Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan this week. The 3DS will also host Project X Zone, a Banpresto-developed strategy-RPG that features a cast of over 200 characters from Capcom, Sega, and Namco Bandai franchises. Xbox 360: - Dishonored - Fable: The Journey - Rocksmith PlayStation 3: - Dishonored - Rocksmith - Toki to Wa Nintendo 3DS: - Bravely Default: Flying Fairy - Hello Kitty To Issho! Block Crash Z - Project X Zone PlayStation Portable: - Sol Trigger - Diabolik Lovers

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