News[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 Section 8: Prejudice on Xbox Live Arcade, The Fancy Pants Adventures for both XBLA and PlayStation Network and a port of the classic Mega Man X for DSiWare. Xbox Live Arcade (Worldwide) Some quality gaming out this week -- Section 8: Prejudice is now available for 1200MSP, sitting at a whopping 1.78GB. This game claims to be pretty full of content for your money's worth, and it's already getting some very nice reviews. The other title is Fancy Pants Adventures, a fantastic stick man adventure based on the super popular Flash game, which you can grab for 800MSP. For DLC, there is a new table available for Pinball FX 2 -- Mars. Not entirely new -- it was made for Zen Pinball back in July 2010, but still, a new table is always welcome! Grab it for 240MSP, or check out the demo version. More sales available: 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2 - Was 800MSP, now 400MSP Peggle - Was 800MSP, now 400MSP. Peggle Nights DLC - Was 400MSP, now 200MSP. Plants vs. Zombies - was 1200MSP, now 800MSP. ilomilo - was 800MSP, now 400MSP. As well as a SEGA Sale, including the following: Streets Of Rage 2 -- was 400MSP, now 200MSP Sonic The Hedgehog - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Sonic The Hedgehog 2 - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Sonic The Hedgehog 3 - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Sonic & Knuckles - was 240MSP, now 120MSP Sonic Adventure - was 800MSP, now 400MSP Sonic 4 Episode 1 - was 1200MSP, now 800MSP Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm - was 800MSP, now 400MSP After Burner Climax - was 800MSP, now 400MSP Outrun Online Arcade - was 800MSP, now 400MSP Altered Beast - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Shinobi - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Comix Zone - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Gunstar Heores - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Virtual On - was 1200MSP, now 800MSP Phantasy Star II - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Ecco The Dolphin - was 400MSP, now 200MSP Crazy Taxi - was 800MSP, now 400MSP PlayStation Network (U.S.)
Huge PSN day today -- EA's Fancy Pants Adventures is now available for $9.99, alongside the classic Genesis title Sonic 2 for $4.99, TellTale Games' Puzzle Agent for $9.99, the old TurbografX 16 game Neutopia for $5.99, and finally -- the PSN only release of Arcana Heart 3 for $29.99.
Also if you're a PlayStation Plus member, you can buy Red Johnson Chronicles – Episode 1 for $6.50 and two weeks earlier.
Two new PSOne classics this week -- Dino Crisis 2 for $5.99, and Thread Of Fate for $5.99.
Lastly, we have four new PSP Minis to work with -- Farm Frenzy ($4.99), Snake Warriors: Training ($3.99), Duael Invaders for $3.99, and Mad Blocker Alpha for $3.99.
The current deals in motion are:
Marvel Vs Capcom 2 – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99, original price $14.99)
Blue Toad Murder Files Episodes 2-6 Upgrade Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $13.99)
Blue Toad Murder Files: Episode 1 – Sale (PS3) (now Free, original price $0.99)
WiiWare/DSiWare (North America)
Yes, it's really been over 5 years and only just now we're getting Mega Man X. Now available on your Virtual Console for 800 Points. Don't keep your hopes up for the rest of the series though -- special chips in the carts and all that.
Also available on DSiWare this week is DoDoGo! Robo, a more Loco Roco styled game than the Lemmings-esque DoDoGo! for 200 Points, and GO Series Captain Sub for 200 Points.
WiiWare? My Little Baby. Hmm. 600 Points.
An interesting new title for the Virtual Console this week -- Adventure Island II. Despite 4 NES titles, only now we're getting the second one. You can grab it for 500 Points.
One new WiiWare title as well -- Where's Wally? Fantastic Journey 2, which I imagine is just a few additional maps for 500 Points.
And on the DSi, there's two new educational titles out this week -- Successfully Learning English: Year 2 for 500 Points, and Hellokids - Vol. 1: Coloring and Painting for 200 Points.
This Week In Console Digital Download: From Section 8: Prejudice To Mega Man X
Notable releases for console digital download this week include Section 8: Prejudice on Xbox Live Arcade and The Fancy Pants Adventures for both XBLA and PlayStation Network.