Release This: Moon, Elebits 2 Headline New Year's Release Lineup

Gamasutra's latest exclusively compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings Moon and Elebits: The Adventures of Kai & Zero to the Nintendo DS, while Wii owners receive Fishing Master World Tour.
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. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending January 10th, 2009. Games Released in the United States:
Nintendo DS: - Animated - Bigfoot: Collision Course - Elebits: The Adventures of Kai & Zero - Jumble Madness - Moon - Paws & Claws: Pampered PetsNintendo Wii: - Fishing Master World Tour PC: - Saints Row 2 - Spore Comic Book Creator
The year's first batch of new releases will soon hit store shelves in North America, with highlights including the Renegade Kid-developed first-person shooter Moon and Elebits: The Adventures of Kai & Zero on the Nintendo DS. Wii owners will receive a sequel to last year's Fishing Master, meanwhile, as PC owners get Saints Row 2 and the previously delayed Spore Comic Book Creator utility. Games Released in Europe: No new titles are planned for release in Europe this week. Games Released in Japan: No new games are slated for Japanese release this week, though the Xbox 360 will receive budget-priced rereleases of Armored Core: For Answer, Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom, and Trusty Bell. Highlights for next week include Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor on the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo Wii release of Akumajou Dracula Judgment.

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