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Release This: Lord of the Rings: Conquest Leads U.S. Lineup

Gamasutra's latest exclusively compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings The Lord of the Rings: Conquest to North America and Europe, while Japan gets Akumajou Dracula Judgment and Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor.
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 The Lord of the Rings: Conquest to North America and Europe, while Japan gets a multiplatform lineup that includes Akumajou Dracula Judgment and Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending January 17th, 2009. Games Released in the United States:
Nintendo Wii: - Deal or No Deal - MotoGP 08 - Neighborhood Games Xbox 360: - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest PlayStation 3: - The Lord of the Rings: ConquestNintendo DS: - Jumble Madness - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest - Moon - Personal Trainer: Math PC: - Delta Force: 10th Anniversary Collection - Fusion Fall: Cartoon Network Universe - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest - Mirror's Edge

Nintendo follows up last year's release of Personal Trainer: Cooking this week with Personal Trainer: Math, the second in its DS lineup of educational titles. Also premiering on the Nintendo DS this week are Mastiff's first-person shooter title Moon and Destineer's puzzler compilation Jumble Madness. Pandemic's action-adventure title The Lord of the Rings: Conquest leads this week's North American multiplatform lineup, meanwhile, as PC gamers get a Delta Force collection and a port of Mirror's Edge. Games Released in Europe:

Xbox 360: - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest PlayStation 3: - The Lord of the Rings: ConquestNintendo DS: - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest - My Chinese Coach PC: - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest - Mirror's Edge

The Lord of the Rings: Conquest and the PC port of Mirror's Edge also find their way to the UK this week, arriving alongside Ubisoft's language learning title My Chinese Coach on the Nintendo DS. Games Released in Japan:

Nintendo Wii: - Akumajou Dracula Judgment - Mario Tennis GC (Wii de Asobu) Xbox 360: - Race Driver: GRID PlayStation 3: - Fallout 3 - Naruto Narutimate Storm - Race Driver: GRIDPlayStation 2: - Shinkyouku Soukai Polyphonica: The Black Nintendo DS: - DS Uranai Seikatsu - Imi Gawakaru Otona no Jukugo Renshuu: Kadokawa Ruigo Shinjiten Kara 5-Man Mon - Mainichi Shinbunsha Kyouruoku: Saikyou no Kanji Drill 5-Man Mon - Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor

Amazon.co.jp reports that the Shin Megami Tensei series spinoff RPG Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor leads software preorder sales among all titles in this week's Japanese multiconsole lineup. Other games premiering in the coming week including the Castlevania-themed fighting game Akumajou Dracula Judgment, a PlayStation 3 port of Fallout 3, and the awaited adventure title Shinkyouku Soukai Polyphonica: The Black on the PS2.

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