A strong release line-up this week sees several new titles from leading publishers and franchises, with something to cater to every gamers’ tastes. Whether fans of sports, adventure or the latest summer blockbusters, consumers are certain to find reasons to part with their hard-earned cash come Friday.
Vying for the biggest presence on shelves, Codemasters’ Overlord franchise returns in force. In addition to the direct sequel (Overlord II) on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, the publisher is also releasing a standalone adventure (Dark Legend) on Wii and a strategy spin-off (Minions) on DS.
A duo of movie-related releases arrives from the halls of Activision Blizzard. Younger gamers will be able to catch up with Scrat and friends in Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs, while boys and older gamers will enjoy mechanical mayhem in Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen.
Other notable releases include Fight Night Round 4 (EA), Tales Of Vesperia (Atari) and Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (Capcom). Check out the full release schedule here.