Gamasutra's 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 an exclusively compiled list.
April 29th marks the beginning of Golden Week
in Japan, a holiday during which the nation experiences a widespread shutdown of commerce and the quelling of new video game releases. New releases slow to a crawl in the United States and Europe as well, with only a scant few titles making their debut this week. In the midst of this drought, Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
finds its way to the PC, and Europe gets their Katamari
and Ape Escape
You can read the full Gamasutra column
, covering all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending May 6, 2006.