This week's 'Release This!', a column exploring the games hitting retail shelves worldwide across all platforms, takes a look at games released between February 26 and March 4, 2006.
It's a big week for Electronic Arts, with three major titles for the Western market: first-person shooter Black
and soccer sim FIFA Street 2
on consoles, and RTS The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II
on the PC.
And in Japan, nostalgia is king, with enhanced remakes of both the original Rockman
, pictured) and Valkyrie Profile
, both for the PSP, along with Capcom Classics Collection
for the PS2, and a new Seiken Densetsu
for the Nintendo DS.
This list is compiled exclusively for Gamasutra, from a number of online retail outlets and industry resources.
You can read the full Gamasutra column
, including a more detailed analysis for each individual region (no registration required, feel free to link from external websites).