Gamewatch: Medal of Honor, Super Scribblenauts, The Guild 2
It's the week you've been waiting for, when that one game the U.S. military refuses to sell finally ships. Yep, Medal of Honor (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) starring US Army Rangers squaring off in modern Afghanistan against a mysterious "Opposing Force" that rumor has it might--and I'm just saying might here--be modeled after some Afghani faction clueless politicians and tetchy baby boomers can't stand to see honestly identified. And shame on Electronic Arts for capitulating. ETA Tuesday.
If you'd rather dash off nouns newly bracketed by adjectives, Super Scribblenauts (Nintendo DS) has you covered. It's a side-scrolling puzzle game where you jot down words to create objects that dynamically interact with other objects. Create vampire trees that suck the life from impotent flowers, or zombie dump trucks that chase spooked kids around the screen. ETA: Tuesday.
Why The Guild 2: Renaissance (PC) wasn't spiffed up and rebranded The Guild 3 beats me. After all, The Guild 2's been kicking its "The Sims Medieval" angle around since the original shipped in 2006. If you're still reading, Renaissance hauls your butchers, bakers, and candlestick makers out of the Middle Ages and into the classical revivalist period that dominated much of Europe through the 16th century. ETA: Thursday.
And here's the rest, including three game of the year editions.
PC: Crayola Photo FX Studios (10/12), Crayola Creative Studio (10/12), Crayola Art Studio (10/12), Crayola Animation Studio (10/12), Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition (10/12), Borderlands Game of the Year Edition (10/12), Painkiller Pandemonium (10/14)
Xbox 360: Borderlands Game of the Year Edition (10/12), Lucha Libra AAA Heroes of the Ring (10/12), Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition (10/12)
PS3: Disney Sing It Party Hits (10/12), Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes (10/12), Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition (10/12), Borderlands Game of the Year Edition (10/12), Lucha Libre AAA Heroes of the Ring (10/12), Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Games of the Year Edition (10/12)
Wii: Sled Shred (10/11), Disney Sing It Party Hits (10/11), Zhu Zhu Pets Wild Bunch (10/12), Canada Hunt (10/12), Dragon's Lair Trilogy (10/12), Disney Sing It Party Hits Bundle (10/12), Just Dance 2 (10/12), Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes (10/12), Brunswick Cosmic Bowling (10/15), Wii Sports Resort 8-in-1 Sports Pack (10/15),
Nintendo DS: Zhu Zhu Pets Kung Zhu (10/12), Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun (10/12), My Baby 3 (10/12), Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals (10/12), Zhu Zhu Pets Wild Bunch (10/12), Logic Machines (10/12), I Love Puppies (10/12), Solitaire Overload Plus (10/15), Spongebob Squarepants Atlantis (10/15), Hello Kitty Party (10/15)
PSP: Invizimals (10/12)
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