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Release This: U.S., UK Get R6 Vegas 2, SimCity DS 2 Makes Japan Debut

Gamasutra's latest exclusively compiled worldwide release list examines a week that sees Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Sega Superstars Tennis debut in North America and the UK, as Japan receives Tales of Rebirth, SimCity DS 2,
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. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Sega Superstars Tennis highlight this week's release outlook for North America and the UK. Japan prepares for the release of Armored Core: For Answer on consoles, while portables receive Tales of Rebirth, SimCity DS 2, and Time Hollow. The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending March 22nd, 2008. Games Released in the United States:
Nintendo Wii:
- George of the Jungle
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2008
- Sega Superstars Tennis
- Worms: A Space Oddity
- WWII Aces

Xbox 360:
- Sega Superstars Tennis
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

PlayStation 3:
- Condemned 2: Bloodshot
- Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds
- Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore
- Sega Superstars Tennis
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
PlayStation 2:
- Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis
- Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection
- Samurai Warriors 2: Xtreme Legends
- Sega Superstars Tennis
- SingStar '90s

Nintendo DS:
- Diary Girl
- Fantasy Aquarium by DS
- GoPets: Vacation Island
- Lost in Blue 3
- Sega Superstars Tennis

PlayStation Portable:
- World Championship Cards

PC:
- Merv Griffin's Crosswords
Ubisoft's anticipated squad-based shooter sequel Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is set to arrive in North America and Europe this week on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Gamers in the U.S. will additionally receive Konami's budget-priced Metal Gear Solid series compilation Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection, which online retailer Amazon reports as being one of this week's most-preordered titles across all platforms. Other releases of interest among this week's offerings include a new entry in Sony's SingStar series and the PS3 release of Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds, which topped regional sales for several weeks upon its initial release last year in Japan. Games Released in Europe:
Nintendo Wii:
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence
- Dancing Stage Hottest Party
- Sega Superstars Tennis

Xbox 360:
- Sega Superstars Tennis
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

PlayStation 3:
- Sega Superstars Tennis
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

PlayStation 2:
- Let's Ride: Silver Buckle Stables
- Off Road
- Samurai Warriors 2: Xtreme Legends
- Sega Superstars Tennis
Nintendo DS:
- Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates
- Maths Play
- Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer
- Sega Superstars Tennis

PlayStation Portable:
- The King of Clubs
- Off Road
- SpinOut

PC:
- Off Road
The United States and Europe share this week's multiplatform release of Sega Superstars Tennis, an awaited tennis sim featuring many of Sega's mascot characters. The UK will additionally receive localizations of recent U.S. releases like Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates, Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer, and Dancing Stage Hottest Party. Games Released in Japan:
Nintendo Wii:
- Deca Sporta
- The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return
- Spider-Man 3

Xbox 360:
- Armored Core: For Answer
- Army of Two
- Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII
- Need for Speed ProStreet
- Sengoku Musou 2 with Moushouden

PlayStation 3:
- Armored Core: For Answer
- Army of Two
- Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII

PlayStation Portable:
- Mugen Kairou
- Need for Speed ProStreet
- Tales of Rebirth
Nintendo DS:
- Bakousou Dekotora Densetsu Black
- Bangai-O Spirits
- Chou Nekketsu Koukou Kunio-Kun Dodge Ball Bu
- Crayon Shin-Chan: Arashi o Yobu Cinema Land
- Dramatic Dungeon Sakura Taisen: Kimi Arugatame
- Kachou Shima Kousaku DS: Dekiru Otoko no Love & Success
- Kekkaishi: Koru Nogirou Shuurai
- Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword
- Pokemon Ranger: Batonnage
- Puchi Eva: Evangelion @ Game
- Rosario to Vampire
- SimCity DS 2: Kodaikara Mirai e Tsudzukumachi
- Spider-Man 3
- Time Hollow: Uwareta Kako o Motome
- Ys DS
- Ys II DS
- Zoo Tycoon 2

PC:
- A Ressha de Ikou 8
- Pro Yakyuu Team o Tsukurou! Online Beginner's Package
This week's Japanese console lineup is headed by the release of Armored Core: For Answer, the latest entry in From Software's popular Armored Core mech combat series. Amazon.co.jp also reports a recent jump in preorder sales for the upcoming Nintendo Wii title Deca Sporta and Army of Two on the Xbox 360. On portables, the PSP will receive a remake of Namco's Tales of Rebirth, while the Nintendo DS hosts a number of awaited releases, including SimCity DS 2, Time Hollow, and Pokemon Ranger: Batonnage.

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