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Release This: BioShock 2, Dante's Inferno Arrive Stateside

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings BioShock 2 and Dante's Inferno to North America, while Japan gets MadWorld and Zangeki no Reginleiv.
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 BioShock 2 and Dante's Inferno to North America, while Japan gets MadWorld and Zangeki no Reginleiv. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending February 13th, 2010. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - Blaster Master: Overdrive (online) - The Daring Game for Girls - Family Party: 30 Great Games Winter Fun - Rock Blast - Shiren the Wanderer - Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll Xbox 360: - BioShock 2 - Dante's Inferno - Darwinia+ - World of Outlaws: Sprint Cars PlayStation 3: - BioShock 2 - Dante's Inferno - Star Ocean: The Last Hope International Nintendo DS: - Best Friends Tonight - Bookworm Adventures - The Daring Game for Girls - Scene It? Twilight - World Cup of Pool PC: - BioShock 2 - Galcon Fusion - N.E.O. Online (online) - Square Logic - Stargate Resistance (online) - Windchaser: Guilds of Glory 2K Marin's FPS sequel BioShock 2 and Visceral Games' literature-based action title Dante's Inferno headline this week's North American multiplatform lineup. Wii owners can expect to see an Atlus-produced localization of Chunsoft's roguelike Shiren the Wanderer, along with a WiiWare remake of Sunsoft's NES-era hit Blaster Master. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - Big Catch Bass Fishing 2 - Karaoke Revolution - Safar'Wii - Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll Xbox 360: - BioShock 2 - Indianapolis 500 Evolution PlayStation 3: - BioShock 2 - Star Ocean: The Last Hope International Nintendo DS: - Animal Kororo - Bleach: The 3rd Phantom - Flips: Percy Jackson - Jonas - Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief - Phantasy Star Zero PlayStation Portable: - Half-Minute Hero PC: - BioShock 2 - Ninja Blade - Star Trek Online BioShock 2 also makes its way to the UK this week, arriving on store shelves alongside Sega's DS RPG Phantasy Star Zero and an enhanced PS3 edition of Tri-Ace's Star Ocean: The Last Hope. Games Released in Japan: Nintendo Wii: - MadWorld - Zangeki no Reginleiv Xbox 360: - Sacred 2: Fallen Angel PlayStation 3: - Sacred 2: Fallen Angel - Winter Sports 2010: The Great Tournament Nintendo DS: - Dragon Ball DS 2: Totsugeki! Red Ribbon Gun - Lupin Sansei: Shijou Saidai no Zunousen - Minna no Conveni - Quiz Magic Academy DS: Futatsu no Jikuu Koku - Quiz Zatsugaku-Ou DS - Tennis no Ouji-Sama: Motto Gakuensai no Ouji-Sama - More Sweet Edition PlayStation Portable: - SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Portable PlatinumGames' hyper-violent brawler MadWorld gets a Japanese release this week, arriving nearly a year after its international debut. Wii owners will also get Zangeki no Reginleiv, a Wii MotionPlus-controlled action game created by Earth Defense Force series developer Sandlot. Taito's Cooking Mama-styled convenience store sim Minna no Conveni and Bandai's Dragon Ball DS 2: Totsugeki! Red Ribbon Gun head this week's Nintendo DS lineup in Japan, as the PS3 and Xbox 360 get a localization of Ascaron's action-RPG Sacred 2: Fallen Angel.

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