This Week In Console Digital Download: From Fruit Ninja Kinect To Splinter Cell

Every week, Gamasutra rounds up the titles released for the major console and portable digital delivery services including Summer of Arcade XBLA release Fruit Ninja Kinect and PSN editions of the Splinter Cell games.
[Every week, Gamasutra rounds up the titles released for the major console and portable digital delivery services, as compiled by console digital editor Ryan Langley, including the latest XBLA and PSN games.] The Summer of Arcade continues with Fruit Ninja Kinect, the Kinect-enabled version of the super popular social game. We also see the release of classic Splinter Cell games on PlayStation Network, and we see more classic Game Boy titles make their mark on the 3DS Virtual Console. Xbox Live Arcade fnk.png Time for this week's Xbox Live arcade update with the next Summer of Arcade title -- Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja Kinect for 800MSP. Slice some fruit today! I can wholeheartedly say that this is the greatest game of all time! I do work at Halfbrick Studios as my day job, though, so there might be a slight bias in my words. Hope you all check it out and have some fun with your Kinect. We also get a new piece of DLC this week -- the Joan of Arc pack for Deadliest Warriors: Legends, available for 240MSP. PlayStation Store Update (North America) farcry2farcry2.pngAn incredibly lean update today for North American PSN users -- no new PSN games. Instead, it's one retail game gone digital with Far Cry 2 for $29.99. It's Remo approved! Alongside it is some long-awaited DLC for Worms 2: Armageddon -- the Forts Pack ($4.99) features 20 single-player levels, 10 brand new forts for multiplayer battles, 3 new hats, 3 new speech banks, 3 new gravestones, a new "Fort" landscape theme, and 12 new Trophies. The Puzzle Pack ($4.99) features an additional 20 single-player puzzle missions, 3 new hats, 3 new speech banks, 3 new gravestones, a new "puzzle" landscape theme, and 12 new Trophies. PlayStation Store Update (Europe) chaostheory.pngWhile North America gets practically nothing this week, the European update is filled with glee! Many new releases, some coming before America. For one, each piece of the Splinter Cell trilogy -- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell HD, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow HD, and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory HD are now available for £7.99/€9.99. These are PC ports to the PS3, not the (shoddier) PS2 originals, and they don't include any of the multiplayer components. Also available are some additional popular titles -- Galaga Legions DX, (£7.99/€9.99), Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team (£6.29/€7.99), and Spelunker HD (£7.99/€9.99). We also have one new Minis title -- Hysteria Project 2 (£1.74/€1.99). And lastly, the aforementioned DLC for Worms 2: Armageddon -- Forts Pack (£2.99/€3.59) and Puzzle Pack (£2.99/€3.59) Nintendo Store Update (North America) The 3DS Virtual Console gets updated with Jaleco's strange and ghostly platform game Avenging Spirit. Meanwhile, DSiWare gets Go! Go! Kokopolo, which describes itself as a "hyperactive chase-em-up." Nintendo Store Update (Europe) Europe gets Avenging Spirit too (lucky them!). Its DSiWare shop meanwhile gets platformer Oscar's World Tour, a Japanese-style fishing game called, appropriately enough, Fishing Resort, and a card game collection called Hearts Spade Euchre.

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