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Release This: Nintendo 3DS Launch Lineup Arrives Stateside

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings the U.S. debut of the Nintendo 3DS, with a launch lineup that includes Pilotwings Resort and Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition.
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 the North American debut of the Nintendo 3DS, with a launch lineup that includes Pilotwings Resort, Nintendogs + Cats, Steel Diver, and Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending April 2nd, 2011. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - NASCAR 2011: The Game - Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - WWE All Stars Xbox 360: - Dynasty Warriors 7 - Islands of Wakfu (online) - Mayhem 3D - NASCAR 2011: The Game - Rush'N Attack Ex-Patriot (online) - Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - WRC: FIA World Rally Championship - WWE All Stars PlayStation 3: - Back to the Future: The Game - Episode II: Get Tannen! (online) - Dynasty Warriors 7 - Free Realms (online) - Mayhem 3D - Moon Diver (online) - NASCAR 2011: The Game - Rush'N Attack Ex-Patriot (online) - Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - WWE All Stars PlayStation 2: - WWE All Stars Nintendo 3DS: - Bust-A-Move Universe - LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - Lost Identities - Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog & New Friends - Nintendogs + Cats: Golden Retriever & New Friends - Nintendogs + Cats: Toy Poodle & New Friends - Pilotwings Resort - Samurai Warriors Chronicles - Steel Diver - Super Monkey Ball 3D - Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition Nintendo DS: - Faceez: Monsters! - Hop: The Movie Game - Johnny Test - Montessori Music - Nanda's Island - Pinkalicious - Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis - Zhu Zhu Puppies PlayStation Portable: - The 3rd Birthday - The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky - WWE All Stars PC: - Darkest Hour - Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed - Swarm - WRC: FIA World Rally Championship The Nintendo 3DS debuts this week in North America, accompanied by a launch lineup that includes Capcom's Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Sega's Super Monkey Ball 3D, and Nintendo's Pilotwings Resort, Steel Diver, and Nintendogs + Cats. EA readies its golf franchise update Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters and Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed for release across multiple platforms this week. Other high-profile releases set to hit store shelves include THQ's arcade-style wrestling game WWE All Stars, Activision's racer NASCAR 2011: The Game, and Square Enix's Parasite Eve sequel The 3rd Birthday. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - WWE All Stars - Zumba Fitness Xbox 360: - Arcania: Gothic 4 - Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - WWE All Stars PlayStation 3: - Ar tonelico Qoga - MotorStorm: Apocalypse - Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed - Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - WWE All Stars PlayStation 2: - WWE All Stars Nintendo 3DS: - Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D - Rabbids 3D Nintendo DS: - Hidden Photo - Yu-Gi-Oh World Championship 2011: Over the Nexus PlayStation Portable: - The 3rd Birthday - Get Up Games:Family Sports - WWE All Stars PC: - Arma 2: Reinforcements - Challenge Me: Word Puzzles - Patrician IV: Expansion Pack - Shift 2 Unleashed: Need for Speed Sony's delayed racer MotorStorm: Apocalypse is tentatively slated for a UK debut this week, while a release date remains undecided in other regions. This week's lineup also includes Gust's PS3 RPG Ar tonelico Qoga, the Nintendo 3DS platformer Rabbids 3D, and Majesco's Wii exercise title Zumba Fitness. Games Released in Japan: PlayStation 3: - Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Meikai Katsugeki Wide-Hen - Slotter Chou Mania: Antonio Inoki ga Genki ni Suru Pachi-Slot Ki Nintendo 3DS: - BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II - Naruto Shippuden: Ninrattai Emaki! Saikyou Ninkai Kessen!! - Nikoli no Sudoku 3D: 8-tsu no Puzzle de 1000-mon - Pro Yakyuu Famista 2011 - Virus Shooter XX Nintendo DS: - Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional - Gijutsu Hyouronsha Kanshuu: Kihonjouhou Gijutsusha DS PlayStation Portable: - Amagami - BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II - Clover no Kuni no Alice - Oneechanbara Special Gulti's arcade shooter Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! gets a PS3 port in Japan this week. Square Enix's Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional headlines portable offerings, while the 3DS gets Dorart's augmented reality action title Virus Shooter XX, Namco's baseball sim Pro Yakyuu Famista 2011, and Arc System Works' 2D fighter BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II.

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