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Release This: Mass Effect 3, Street Fighter X Tekken premiere worldwide

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings Mass Effect 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken to store shelves alongside competing baseball sims from Sony and 2K Sports.
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 Mass Effect 3 and Street Fighter x Tekken to store shelves alongside competing baseball sims from Sony and 2K Sports. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending March 10th, 2012. Games Released in the United States: The final chapter in BioWare's Mass Effect trilogy premieres stateside this week, boasting expanded combat options (including a redesigned cover system), improved partner AI, and a multiplayer co-op mode that supports up to four players. This week also brings the multiplatform release of competing baseball sims from Sony and 2K Sports. MLB 12: The Show arrives as the first baseball title for the recently launched PS Vita portable, while 2K's Major League Baseball 2K12 will see release across a majority of platforms, including the PlayStation 2. Other highlights among this week's offerings include Capcom and Namco's crossover fighter Street Fighter X Tekken, Zipper Interactive's third-person Vita shooter Unit 13, and Ubisoft's downloadable post-apocalyptic survival game I Am Alive. Nintendo Wii: - Major League Baseball 2K12 Xbox 360: - Blades of Time - Country Dance All Stars (Kinect) - I Am Alive (Xbox Live Arcade) - Major League Baseball 2K12 - Mass Effect 3 - Street Fighter X Tekken - Top Gun: Hard Lock PlayStation 3: - Blades of Time - Major League Baseball 2K12 - Mass Effect 3 - MLB 12: The Show - Street Fighter X Tekken - Top Gun: Hard Lock PlayStation 2: - Major League Baseball 2K12 Nintendo 3DS: - CRUSH3D - Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH! (3DSWare) - NCIS 3D Nintendo DS: - Major League Baseball 2K12 PlayStation Vita: - LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 - MLB 12: The Show - Unit 13 PlayStation Portable: - Major League Baseball 2K12 PC: - Major League Baseball 2K12 - Mass Effect 3 - The Sims 3: Showtime - Top Gun: Hard Lock Games Released in Europe: Mass Effect 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken also hit the UK this week, arriving at retail alongside Capcom's Asura's Wrath, Codemasters' DLC-collecting racer reissue DiRT 3 Complete Edition, and Konami's Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D. Nintendo Wii: - Wicked Monster Blast Xbox 360: - Asura's Wrath - DiRT 3 Complete Edition - Jane's Advanced Strike Fighters - Mass Effect 3 - Street Fighter X Tekken PlayStation 3: - Asura's Wrath - DiRT 3 Complete Edition - Jane's Advanced Strike Fighters - Mass Effect 3 - Street Fighter X Tekken - Twisted Metal Nintendo 3DS: - Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D Nintendo DS: - Cradle of Persia PlayStation Vita: - Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 - Unit 13 PC: - Hard Reset: Extended Edition - Jane's Advanced Strike Fighters - Mass Effect 3 - Pro Fishing 2012 - Stone Quarry Simulator Games Released in Japan: Koei Tecmo's PS3 Nobunaga's Ambition series sequel Nobunaga no Yabou Online: Houou no Shou and the From Software-developed mech combat title Mobile Suit Gundam UC head up this week's console lineup in Japan, as Konami prepares to launch the X-Blades sequel Blades of Time and the air combat title Birds of Steel. Portable standouts include Sega's rhythm-action game Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai, Idea Factory's adventure title Gakuen Hetalia, and the Level 5-developed Girls RPG: Cinderellife for the 3DS. Nintendo Wii: Xbox 360: - Ao no Eiyuu: Birds of Steel - Blades of Time - Street Fighter X Tekken PlayStation 3: - Ao no Eiyuu: Birds of Steel - Blades of Time - Nobunaga no Yabou Online: Houou no Shou - Mobile Suit Gundam UC - Street Fighter X Tekken Nintendo 3DS: - Girls RPG: Cinderellife - Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai - Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D Nintendo DS: - Gakuen Hetalia PlayStation Vita: - Unit 13 PlayStation Portable: - Eien no Aseria: Kono Daichi no Hate de

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