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 Lost in Shadow
, while Japan hosts a remake of Square Enix's SaGa 3
The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending January 8th, 2010.
Games Released in the United States:
- Ghost Mania (online)
- Lost in Shadow
- Sneezies (online)
- Ilomilo (online)
- StarDrone (online)
- Alt-Play: Jason Rohrer Anthology (DSi online)
- Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
- Music on: Drums (DSi online)
- Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of Osborne
- Word Searcher 2 (DSi online)
- 18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 2
- Emergency 2012
Hudson's stylish puzzle-platformer Lost in Shadow
and Southend Interactive's Xbox Live Arcade logic puzzler ilomilo
headline this week's domestic console release lineup.
Capcom's point-and-click adventure game Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
will soon hit the Nintendo DS, while the Nintendo DSi will host a downloadable compilation of indie developer Jason Rohrer's games, including Passage, Gravitation
, and Between
Games Released in Europe:
No new games are scheduled for retail release in the UK this week, according to online retailer GAME.
Games Released in Japan:
- SaGa 3: Jikuu no Hasha - Shadow or Light
- Slotter Mania P: Mach Go Go Go III
A remake of Square Enix's Game Boy-era RPG SaGa 3
(released stateside as Final Fantasy Legend III
in 1993) and the Speed Racer-themed slot machine sim Slotter Mania P: Mach Go Go Go III
are the only two titles slated for release this week in Japan.