[Every week, Gamasutra rounds up the titles released for the major console and portable digital delivery services, as compiled by editor Ryan Langley over at sister site GamerBytes.]
It's time to look at the digital-first titles debuting this week across both North America and Europe on the major console digital systems, including the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service, the PlayStation Network for PS3 and PSP titles, as well as Nintendo's WiiWare and DSiWare services.
Notable releases this week include Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes HD on both Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, Dungeon Hunter: Alliance for PSN and a remake of the classic Yar's Revenge for XBLA.
Xbox Live Arcade (Worldwide)
Looks like it's a great week for Xbox Live Arcade too! This week gets you two new titles -- Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes HD for 1200MSP, and Atari's remake of Yar's Revenge for 800MSP.
Alongside that we also have some new DLC -- Halfbrick have released Raskulls Reinforcements 2 DLC, with four new playable characters and a "Halfbrick Cup" to play for 160MSP, and Lode Runner has a long awaited second DLC pack -- Journey Expansion Pack with 8 new stages for 240MSP.
This week's deals include:
Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 600MSP
Mega Man 10 400MSP
Final Fight Double Impact 400MSP
Bionic Commando Rearmed 1 400MSP
Super Street Fighter II HD Remix 600MSP
All only for gold subscribers. Grab them here
Alongside that is an even longer list of titles currently on sale:
Puzzle Quest 2 - 800msp
Toy Soldiers - 800msp
Perfect Dark - 400msp
Magic: The Gathering - 400msp
South Park: Tower Defence - 400msp
Splosion Man - 400msp
Braid - 400msp
Snoopy Flying Ace - 400msp (buy this people)
Uno Rush - 400msp
Duke Nukem 3D - 400msp
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project 400msp
Trials HD: Big Thrills - 200msp
Also this Friday there will be sales for:
LIMBO - 600msp
Castle Crashers - 600msp
Shadow Complex - 600msp
Trials HD - 600msp
Monday Night Combat - 600msp
PlayStation Network (U.S.)
Two new and notable titles are on PSN this week -- Capybara's Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes HD for $14.99 (highly recommend checking out the trailer), and Dungeon Hunter: Alliance, a Dunegon Crawling hack-and-slash for $12.99. There is also a demo for COH and Swarm
In terms of DLC, not much new -- you can now buy the Mushroom Wars DLC from last week in bundles -- all of them for $4.99, or if you're new to the franchise, a slightly less costly complete package for $11.49.
And there's one new Minis title -- 3D Twist & Match – for $2.49.
Here's this week's deals:
Worms 2: Armageddon Battle Pack – Sale – (PS3) (now $3.49, original price $4.99)
Final Fight/Double Impact – Sale – (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Worms 2: Armageddon – Sale – (PS3) (now $7.49, original price $14.99)
PlayStation Network (Europe)
European PlayStation owners have been blessed this week with Might & Magic: Clash Of Heores, now available for £11.99/€14.99, as well as Rush ‘n Attack: Ex Patriot, a few weeks late, for £7.99/€9.99.
A new PSOne classic is also available, and it's a good one -- Final Fantasy V for £7.99/€9.99.
Some new downloadable content is also available today -- Funky Lab Rat – New Challenges (£1.59/€1.99), Moon Diver – Silence and Score Attack Mode: Flow! (£0.79/€0.99), and Tales from Space: About a Blob – Premium Costumes (£1.59/€1.99). Plus you can also grab Scott Pilgrim vs The World Full + Knives Chau Add-on Bundle now for £7.99/€9.99.
Lastly, deals, deals, deals! Just look at 'em.
PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX – (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Worms 2: Armageddon – (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)
Worms 2: Armageddon Battle Pack – (was – £3.19/€3.99 now – £1.99/€2.49)
Noby Noby Boy – (was – £3.19/€3.99 now – £1.99/€2.49)
Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao – (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
PowerUp Forever – (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £2.39/€2.99)
Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer – (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype - (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £5.10/€6.49)
Blade Kitten - (was – £7.19/€8.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Space Invaders: Infinity Gene – (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Ferrari: The Race Experience - (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £5.49/€6.99)
Borderlands – (was – £23.99/€29.99 now – £15.99/€19.99)
Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part One - (was – £12.99/€16.99 now – £7.19/€8.99)
Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part Two – (was – £12.99/€16.99 now – £7.19/€8.99)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light – (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £5.10/€6.49)
Blue Toad Murder Files Episode One - (now free)
Blue Toad Murder Files: Season Upgrade – (was – £8.99/€11.25 now – £7.19/€8.99)
Premier Manager – (was – £13.99/€17.99 now – £7.19/€8.99)
HamsterBall - (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Ricochet HD - (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £3.19/€3.99)
Assassin’s Creed II – (was – £23.99/€29.99 now – £17.49/€21.99)
Voodoo Dice (PS3 version) – (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £5.49/€6.99)
Cell Factor: Psychokinetic Wars – (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £5.49/€6.99)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game + Knives Chau Add-on Bundle (£7.99/€9.99)
God of War HD Collection – (was – £23.99/€29.99 now – £14.99/€19.99)
Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder (mini) – (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £0.99/€1.19)
Mad Blocker Alpha: ROTF (mini)- (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £0.99/€1.19)
Edge (mini) – (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £0.99/€1.19)
Space Shooter for 2 Bucks (mini) – (was – £1.74/€1.99 now – £0.99/€1.19)
Angry Birds (mini) – (was – £2.49/€2.99 now – £1.24/€1.49)
Rayman (PSone) – (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £2.99/€3.59)
WiiWare/DSiWare (North America)
Lots of unknown quantities this week -- on DSiWare we've got Art Of Ink for 800 Points, a Tattoo simulator, Escape Trick for 500 Points, which kind of looks cool but I can't find any real info about it, and Slingo Quest, based on the popular PC game for 800 Points.
WiiWare's just one new game -- Play with Birds for 500 Points.
WiiWare gets weird this week: Physiofun: Pelvic Floor Training for 1,000 Points, a game to help pelvic muscles after childbirth. What else? Successfully Learning Mathematics: Year 5 for 800 Points.
DSiWare is just as weird. Trollboarder, a snowboard game with a troll for 500 Points, and 3D Twist and Match for 200 Points.