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Release This: New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Left 4 Dead 2 Debut Stateside

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled worldwide release list explores a week that brings titles like New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Left 4 Dead 2, Assassin's Creed 2, and Tony Hawk Ride to store shelves in North America.
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 titles like New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Left 4 Dead 2, Assassin's Creed 2, and Tony Hawk Ride to store shelves in North America, while the UK gets We Sing and Divinity 2: Ego Draconis. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending November 21st, 2009. Games Released in the United States: Nintendo Wii: - Bermuda Triangle: Saving the Coral - Cocoto Festival - Crazy Chicken Tales - EA Sports Active: More Workouts - Formula 1 2009 - Jambo! Safari Animal Rescue - JumpStart: Escape From Adventure Island - Just Dance - Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - My Ballet Studio - New Super Mario Bros. Wii - Planet 51 - Pokemon Rumble (online) - The Princess and the Frog - Rec Room - Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles - Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! - Tony Hawk Ride Xbox 360: - Assassin's Creed II - Gyromancer (online) - Left 4 Dead 2 - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - NCAA Basketball 10 - Planet 51 - Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! - Stoked: Big Air Edition - Tony Hawk Ride PlayStation 3: - Assassin's Creed II - God of War Collection - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - NCAA Basketball 10 - Planet 51 - Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! - SingStar Latino - Tony Hawk Ride PlayStation 2: - SingStar Latino Nintendo DS: - Assassin's Creed II: Discovery - Bermuda Triangle: Saving the Coral - Discovery Kids: Spider Quest - Foto Frenzy - Imagine: Artist - Junior Classic Games - Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - My Ballet Studio - Personal Fitness for Men - Personal Fitness for Women - Petz Dogz: Talent Show - Petz Hamsterz: Superstars - Planet 51 - The Princess and the Frog PlayStation Portable: - Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines - Echoes (online) - Formula 1 2009 - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - LittleBigPlanet - Planet 51 - Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 4 PC: - Armada 2526 - Elven Legacy: Siege - Gyromancer (online) - Hidden Secrets: The Nightmare - King's Bounty: Armored Princess (online) - Left 4 Dead 2 - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - The Princess and the Frog - The Sims 3 World Adventures Expansion Pack - Strength & Honour 2 (online) A number of awaited titles will head for store shelves in North America this week. The Nintendo Wii will get one of this week's biggest releases -- the multiplayer platformer New Super Mario Bros. Wii -- along with Capcom's rail shooter sequel Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. Notable multiplatform releases for this week include Valve's co-op survival horror shooter Left 4 Dead 2, the skateboard peripheral-bundled Tony Hawk Ride, EA's college basketball sim NCAA Basketball 10, and Ubisoft's stealth-action sequel Assassin's Creed 2. PlayStation 3 owners will get the God of War series compilation God of War Collection, meanwhile, as the PSP receives a port of Media Molecule's do-it-yourself platformer LittleBigPlanet. Games Released in Europe: Nintendo Wii: - EA Sports Active: More Workouts - Family GameShow - Formula 1 2009 - I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! - Jambo! Safari: Ranger Adventure - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - Medieval Games - Monster 4x4 Stunt Race - Muramasa: The Demon Blade - New Super Mario Bros. Wii - Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 - The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun - We Sing - Wheelspin - Yoga: The First 100% Experience Xbox 360: - Assassin's Creed II - Divinity 2: Ego Draconis - Left 4 Dead 2 - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - Saw - Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack The Ripper PlayStation 3: - Assassin's Creed II - Dragon Age: Origins - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - Saw PlayStation 2: - Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier - The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun Nintendo DS: - Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders - Assassin's Creed II: Discovery - I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! - Jig-a-Pix: Pets - Jig-a-Pix: Wild World - Jig-a-Pix: Wonderful World - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Princess Melody - The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun - Wire Way PlayStation Portable: - Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines - Formula 1 2009 - Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - LittleBigPlanet - The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun PC: - Crazy Machines Ultimate Edition - Divinity 2: Ego Draconis - Eco Tycoon - League of Legends - Left 4 Dead 2 - Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues - Pole to Pole - Puzzler World - Saw - The Sims 3 World Adventures Expansion Pack - Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Sith Edition Assassin's Creed II, Left 4 Dead 2, and New Super Mario Bros. Wii will also debut in Europe this week, arriving alongside UK-exclusive titles like the Wii karaoke sim We Sing and the multiplatform action-RPG Divinity 2: Ego Draconis. Games Released in Japan: Nintendo Wii: - Calling: Kuroki Chakushin - Family Challenge Wii - Metal Fight Beyblade: Gachinko Stadium - Taiko no Tatsujin Wii Dodoon to 2 Daime! Xbox 360: - Left 4 Dead 2 PlayStation 3: - Ratchet & Clank Future 2 PlayStation 2: - Sekei Saikyou Ginsei Igo Kouza Nintendo DS: - Akogare Girls Collection: Lovely Youchien Nikki - Dorabase 2: Nettou Urutorasu Tajiamu - Mario & Sonic at Vancouver Olympics - Monster Finder - Moomin Tani no Okurimono - Wizardry: Seimei no Setsu PlayStation Portable: - Armored Core: Silent Line Portable - Jak x Daxter: Elf to Itachi no Daibouken - Minna no Navi PC: - Left 4 Dead 2 - Lineage Episode 1 Memorial Package The Nintendo Wii will host the majority of console titles debuting in Japan this week. The platform's lineup includes Hudson's horror-themed adventure game Calling: Kuroki Chakushin, Konami's mat peripheral-bundled minigame compilation Family Challenge Wii, and Namco's drum simulation sequel Taiko no Tatsujin Wii Dodoon to 2 Daime! The Nintendo DS is set to receive the Doraemon-licensed baseball sim Dorabase 2: Nettou Urutorasu Tajiamu and the DSi-exclusive Monster Finder, while PSP owners can expect to see a localization of Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier and a port of the PS2 mech combat title Armored Core: Silent Line.

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