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Release This: Brutal Legend, Uncharted 2 Premiere in U.S. and UK

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings Brutal Legend, Uncharted 2, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games to North America and the UK.
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 Brutal Legend, Uncharted 2, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games to North America and the UK. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending October 17th, 2009. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - A Boy and His Blob - Buck Fever - Cars Race-O-Rama - Dream Dance & Cheer - Gravitronix (online) - Islands of Dr. Frankenstein - Ju-On: The Grudge -- Haunted House Simulator - Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games - Shimano Xtreme Fishing - Ski-Doo: Snowmobile Challenge - Squeeballs Party - Sudoku Ball: Detective - Where the Wild Things Are Xbox 360: - Brutal Legend - Cars Race-O-Rama - Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - MagnaCarta 2 - Way of the Samurai 3 - Where the Wild Things Are PlayStation 3: - Afrika - Brutal Legend - Cars Race-O-Rama - Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - Midnight Club: Los Angeles Complete Edition - SingStar Motown - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - Way of the Samurai 3 - Where the Wild Things Are PlayStation 2: - Cars Race-O-Rama - SingStar Latino Nintendo DS: - Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders - Cake Mania 3 - Cars Race-O-Rama - Hero's Saga: Laevatein Tactics - Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games - Petz Pony Beauty Pageant - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Squeeballs Party - Where the Wild Things Are - A Witch's Tale PlayStation Portable: - Cars Race-O-Rama - Half-Minute Hero - Obscure: The Aftermath PC: - Cabela's Outdoor Adventures - Dreamkiller - Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - Fate: Traitor Soul - Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga - The Mystery of the Mary Celeste - Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy - NBA 2K10 - Rappelz Epic VI: Solus Aurum This week, Double Fine Productions delivers its Psychonauts follow-up Brutal Legend on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. PS3 owners will also receive the platform-exclusive action-adventure sequel Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, while the Nintendo Wii gets a remake of the NES classic A Boy and His Blob. On portable platforms, Xseed offers up a localized version of the PSP puzzle-RPG Half-Minute Hero, as the Nintendo DS gets the ChunSoft-developed roguelike Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky and Sega's Olympic sports minigame compilation Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter - Goosebumps: Horrorland - Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games - Ninja Captains Xbox 360: - Brutal Legend - Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - MagnaCarta 2 PlayStation 3: - Brutal Legend - Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - Wipeout HD Nintendo DS: - Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple - Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter - Family Fortunes - FIFA 10 - Goosebumps: Horrorland - Harvest Fishing - Jacqueline Wilson's Tracy Beaker: The Game - Littlest Pet Shop: Friends - MahJongg: Ancient Mayas - Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games - Music for Everyone - Ninja Captains PC: - Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition - Private Eye: Greatest Unsolved Mysteries - Space Unlimited Collection - Tropico 3 Brutal Legend will also premiere in Europe this week, arriving alongside other anticipated releases like Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games and the DLC-bundled Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition. Gamers in the UK will additionally get 5th Cell's Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter this week, along with a region-exclusive disc release for Wipeout HD. Games Released in Japan: Nintendo Wii: - Okami Xbox 360: - NBA 2K10 - Steins;Gate - UFC 2009 Undisputed PlayStation 3: - NBA 2K10 - UFC 2009 Undisputed - Uncharted: Ougontou to Kieta Sendan PlayStation 2: - beatmania IIDX 16 Empress + Premium Best - Slotter Up Mania 11: 2027 vs 2027 II Nintendo DS: - Kimi ni Todoke: Sodateru Omoi - Shounen Sunday & Shounen Magazine White Comic - Snoopy no Aiken DS: Chitte Okitai Inu no Koto - Inu no Nouryoku - Anata no Shitsuke - Top Spin 3 PlayStation Portable: - Fullmetal Alchemist: Senaka wo Takuseshi Mono - NBA 2K10 - Undead Knights 5pb's visual novel Steins;Gate highlights this week's Xbox 360 offerings in Japan. This week will also bring the final PlayStation 2 installment in Konami's long-running beatmania IIDX series, while Wii owners get Ready at Dawn's Nintendo Wii port of Okami. Japan's upcoming Nintendo DS lineup includes Banpresto's dating sim Kimi ni Todoke: Sodateru Omoi, the manga-based action title Shounen Sunday & Shounen Magazine White Comic, and the Peanuts-licensed pet sim Snoopy no Aiken DS: Chitte Okitai Inu no Koto - Inu no Nouryoku - Anata no Shitsuke.

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