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Release This: Fallout: New Vegas, Kirby's Epic Yarn Premiere Stateside

Gamasutra's custom compiled release list explores a week that brings Fallout: New Vegas, Kirby's Epic Yarn, and Vanquish to North America, and No More Heroes 2 and Super Mario Collection to Japan.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

October 18, 2010

5 Min Read

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 Fallout: New Vegas, Kirby's Epic Yarn, EA Sports MMA, and Vanquish to North America, while Japan gets No More Heroes 2 and Super Mario Collection. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending October 23rd, 2010. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - Active Life: Explorer - Bit.Trip Fate (online) - Brunswick Cosmic Bowling - Busy Scissors - Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 - Cars Toon: Mater's Tall Tales - CSI: Fatal Conspiracy - DJ Hero 2 - Dragon's Lair Trilogy - Flip's Twisted World - Honda Fever - I Spy Spooky Mansion - Kirby's Epic Yarn - Mathews Bowhunting - NBA 2K11 - Racers' Islands - Crazy Arenas (online) - Remington Super Slam Hunting North America - Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival - Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure - Sled Shred featuring the Jamaican Bobsled Team Xbox 360: - Arcania: Gothic 4 - Bakugan: Defenders of the Core - Ben 10: Ultimate Alien - Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 - Costume Quest (online) - DJ Hero 2 - EA Sports MMA - Fallout: New Vegas - Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - Power Gig: Rise of the SixString - Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 - Rock of the Dead - SAW II: Flesh & Blood - SBK X - Super Meat Boy (online) - Vanquish PlayStation 3: - Aqua Panic (online) - Arcania: Gothic 4 - Bakugan: Defenders of the Core - Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 - DJ Hero 2 - EA Sports MMA - Fallout: New Vegas - Kevin Van Dam Fishing - Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - Power Gig: Rise of the SixString - Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 - Rock of the Dead - SAW II: Flesh & Blood - SBK X - The Shoot - Time Crisis Razing Storm - Vanquish Nintendo DS: - Bakugan: Defenders of the Core - Busy Scissors - Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 - Casper's Scare School: Spooky Sports Day - Cosmos Chaos - Farmtopia - Girls Only - Hidden Mysteries: Salem Witch Trials - I Love Puppies - Imagine: Resort Owner - Logic Machines - Mechanic Master 2 - My First Dollhouse - Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival - Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure - Smart Girl's Playhouse Party - Zhu Zhu Pets: Kung Zhu PlayStation Portable: - Bakugan: Defenders of the Core - Blazing Souls: Accelate - Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team PC: - Arcania: Gothic 4 - Empire: Total War - Gold Edition - Fallout: New Vegas - The Guild 2: Renaissance - nail'd - Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge - Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival - Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure Bethesda's Fallout: New Vegas is set to hit the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC platforms this week, arriving alongside other multiplatform standouts like EA Sports MMA and PlatinumGames' Vanquish. Notable platform-exclusive releases for this week include Nintendo's platformer Kirby's Epic Yarn, Double Fine's downloadable Costume Quest, and the PlayStation Move-compatible light gun shooter Time Crisis Razing Storm. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - Crash Car Racer - Drag & Stock Racer - Family Party : Fitness Fun - Family Trainer: Treasure Island - GP Classic Racing - Ivy the Kiwi? - Kart Racer - Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - New Carnival Games - Peppa Pig: Fun and Games - Rally Racer - Scooby Doo & The Spooky Swamp - Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes - Sprint Cars Xbox 360: - Arcania: Gothic 4 - EA Sports MMA - Fallout: New Vegas - Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - SAW II: Flesh & Blood - Vanquish PlayStation 3: - Arcania: Gothic 4 - Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland - EA Sports MMA - Fallout: New Vegas - Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - SAW II: Flesh & Blood - Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes - Vanquish PlayStation 2: - Scooby Doo & The Spooky Swamp Nintendo DS: - Escape the Museum - Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley - Hollywood Files: Murder on the Scene - Ivy the Kiwi? - Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - Professor Layton and The Lost Future - Puzzle Quest 2 - Scooby Doo & The Spooky Swamp PlayStation Portable: - Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team PC: - Arcania: Gothic 4 - Burn Zombie Burn - Lego Universe - Lost Planet 2 EA Sports MMA and Fallout: New Vegas will also arrive in Europe this week, along with Yuji Naka's platformer Ivy the Kiwi?, Nintendo's Professor Layton and The Lost Future, and Capcom's brawler Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes. Games Released in Japan: Nintendo Wii: - Minna de Bouken! Family Trainer - No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle - Super Mario Collection Special Pack Xbox 360: - FIFA Soccer 11 - Medal of Honor - Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - R.U.S.E. - Vanquish PlayStation 3: - Beat Sketch! - Big 3 Gun Shooting - FIFA Soccer 11 - Kung Fu Rider - Me & My Pet - Medal of Honor - Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - R.U.S.E. - Sports Champions - Vanquish Nintendo DS: - Maru Goukaku Shikaku Dasshu! Hanbaishi Kentei Shiken 2-Kyuu - 3-Kyuu - Strike Witches 2: Iyasu Naosu Punipunisuru PlayStation Portable: - Beyblade Portable: Chouzetsu Tensei Vulcan Horses - FIFA Soccer 11 - Slotter Mania P: SanSan HanaHana & SanSan Oasis PC: - Medal of Honor Medal of Honor, Vanquish, and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 headline this week's multiplatform lineup in Japan. Wii owners can expect to see No More Heroes 2 and a reissue of Nintendo's classic platformer compilation Super Mario Collection (Super Mario All-Stars), while portable offerings include Strike Witches 2 and Beyblade Portable: Chouzetsu Tensei Vulcan Horses.

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Danny Cowan is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist for Gamasutra and its subsites. Previously, he has written reviews and feature articles for gaming publications including 1UP.com, GamePro, and Hardcore Gamer Magazine.

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