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Release This: inFamous, Damnation Debut in North America

Our latest exclusively compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings inFamous and Damnation Stateside, as Japan gets the latest in the Ace Attorney series on Nintendo DS.
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 an exclusively compiled list. This week brings inFamous, Damnation, and Crimson Gem Saga stateside, as Japan gets Ougon no Kizuna and Gyakuten Kenji. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending May 30th, 2009. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - The Munchables - Rolling Stone: Drum King - Space Camp - Up Xbox 360: - Damnation - Up PlayStation 3: - Cross Edge - Damnation - inFamous - Up PlayStation 2: - Secret Agent Clank - Up Nintendo DS: - American Popstar: Road to Celebrity - Crazy Chicken: Atlantis Quest - Crazy Chicken: Pharaoh's Treasure - Crazy Chicken: Star Karts - Imagine Boutique Owner - Jake Hunter Detective Story: Memories of the Past - Johnny Bravo: Date-O-Rama! - Personal Trainer: Walking - Space Camp - Up PlayStation Portable: - Crimson Gem Saga - Up PC: - Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships - Damnation - DragonSky - Hinterland: Orc Lords - Restaurant Empire II - Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper - Up Sucker Punch's third-person action game inFamous debuts on the PlayStation 3 in North America this week, arriving alongside Codemasters' sci-fi shooter Damnation and NIS America's multi-franchise crossover RPG Cross Edge. Wii owners will get the drum simulation title Rolling Stone: Drum King, while the PS2 gets a port of the formerly PSP-exclusive Secret Agent Clank. On the portable front, the DS will host a new chapter in the Jake Hunter adventure series, as the PSP receives the Astonishia Story sequel Crimson Gem Saga. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - Aqua Panic - Battle Rage: The Robot Wars - Boom Blox: Bash Party - Guitar Hero: Metallica - PDC World Championship Darts 2009 Xbox 360: - Guitar Hero: Metallica - SBK-09 Superbike World Championship - Terminator: Salvation - Virtua Tennis 2009 PlayStation 3: - Guitar Hero: Metallica - inFamous - SBK-09 Superbike World Championship - Terminator: Salvation - Virtua Tennis 2009 PlayStation 2: - Ar Tonelico II: Melody of the Metafalica - Guitar Hero: Metallica - SBK-09 Superbike World Championship Nintendo DS: - Imagine: Movie Star - Left Brain Right Brain 2 - Mystery Stories - Night at the Museum 2 - PDC World Championship Darts 2009 - Wonder World Amusement Park PlayStation Portable: - SBK-09 Superbike World Championship PC: - Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima - Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge - Officers - SBK-09 Superbike World Championship - Terminator: Salvation Guitar Hero: Metallica makes an appearance in the UK this week, joining fellow multiplatform offerings SBK-09 Superbike World Championship and Terminator: Salvation. Europe-exclusive releases for this week include Ubisoft's Wii puzzler Aqua Panic, the DS adventure title Mystery Stories, and Sega's tennis franchise update Virtua Tennis 2009. Games Released in Japan: Nintendo Wii: - Ougon no Kizuna Xbox 360: - Battlestations: Pacific PlayStation 3: - The Last Guy - Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Empires - Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. PlayStation 2: - Skip Beat Nintendo DS: - Chou Meisaku Suiri Adventure DS: Raymond Chandler Gensaku - Saraba Ai Shiki Onna Yo - Claymore: Gingan no Majo - Gyakuten Kenji PlayStation Portable: - Utawarerumono Portable - Yuusha 30 PC: - Ragnarok Online 2009 RJC2009 Vol. 1: Win the Victory Sony's downloadable action title The Last Guy will see a disc release in Japan this week. The Wii will host Jaleco's action-RPG Ougon no Kizuna, as the Xbox 360 gets a localization of Eidos' Battlestations: Pacific. Capcom's Phoenix Wright series spinoff Gyakuten Kenji (to be released elsewhere in the world later this year as Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth) highlights this week's Nintendo DS lineup, while PSP owners can expect to see Utawarerumono Portable and Yuusha 30.

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