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Release This: Hitman HD Trilogy hits retail stateside

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings Hitman HD Trilogy to North America and Europe, while PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale debuts in Japan.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

January 28, 2013

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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 Hitman HD Trilogy to North America and Europe, while Japan receives PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and Shin Hokuto Musou. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending February 2nd, 2013. Games Released in the United States: This week, Square Enix launches Hitman HD Trilogy, a compilation for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 that includes graphically updated versions of Io Interactive's stealth-action titles Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Hitman: Contracts, and Hitman: Blood Money. Digital standouts include 17 Bit's Xbox Live Arcade turn-based strategy game Skulls of the Shogun and a PlayStation Vita version of Insomniac's 3D platformer Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault. Xbox 360: - Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear - Hitman HD Trilogy - Skulls of the Shogun (Xbox Live Arcade) PlayStation 3: - Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear - Hitman HD Trilogy Nintendo 3DS: - Bloody Vampire (eShop) - Witch's Cat (eShop) PlayStation Vita: - Lets Fish! Hooked On (PlayStation Network) - Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (PlayStation Network) PC: - Dungeonland - Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear - Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Games Released in Europe: Hitman HD Trilogy also hits Europe this week, arriving alongside Level 5's acclaimed PlayStation 3 RPG Ni no Kuni and Kalypso's simulation title Omerta: City of Gangsters. Xbox 360: - Hitman HD Trilogy - Omerta: City of Gangsters PlayStation 3: - Hitman HD Trilogy - Ni no Kuni PC: - Omerta: City of Gangsters Games Released in Japan: Sony's Super Smash Bros.-like mascot fighting game PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale ships in Japan this week for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. Wii U owners can look forward to an upgraded version of Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage, while the PSP hosts a variety of visual novel titles from D3 Publisher, QuinRose, and Alchemist. Nintendo Wii U: - Shin Hokuto Musou Xbox 360: - Love Tore: Bitter Version PlayStation 3: - Accel World: Kasoku no Chouten - PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale PlayStation Vita: - PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale - Sengoku Hime 3: Tenka o Kirisaku Hikari to Kage PlayStation Portable: - Accel World: Kasoku no Chouten - Kisou Ryouhei Gunhound EX - Renai 0 Kilometre Portable - Tasogaredoki: Kaidan Romance - VitaminZ Graduation

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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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