New Video Game Releases for October 21 – 27, 2012


Skylander GiantsThe week of October 21 – 27, 2012 is a pretty busy week for handhelds.  Kicking off the week is Style Savvy: Trendsetters for the Nintendo 3DS for the fashion conscience.  Street Fighter X Tekken makes its PS Vita debut seven months after being released on the PS3 and Xbox 360.   Shooter fans will look forward to the release of Medal of Honor: Warfighter and Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013.  Microsoft’s Forza Horizon races onto shelves this week as well.  The second game in the Skylander Series debuts this week with Skylanders Giants.  Also making a soft release this week is Harvest Moon: A New Beginning.  Originally set to release November 6, Natsume began shipping the game early and the game may make its way on to store shelves this week.  For more information on the early release, please click here.

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Harvest Moon: A New Beginning Ships Early

I’m on my way

Natsume has announced that it will be releasing Harvest Moon: A New Beginning for the Nintendo 3DS early.  Harvest Moon: A New Beginning originally had a release date of November 6th, 2012, but yesterday people who had pre-ordered the game on Natsume’s Official Site received emails stating that their pre-order had shipped.  Natsume has confirmed through their Facebook page and Twitter account that the game and the plushes included with the pre-orders had indeed been sent to customers and retailers.  The game is now listed to have a soft release date meaning it could appear in your favorite stores early next week.

Those who still have questions regarding the early release of Harvest Moon: A New Beginning can check out Natsume’s FAQ on Facebook.

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Deal of the Week for October 16 – 22 & October 23 – 31, 2012

Batman Arkham City is the Deal of the Week for October 16 – October 22, 2012.  The DLC is discounted to half off the regular price.  If you bought the GOTY version of Arkham City, you might want to pass on this weeks deal since it’s included with the game.  There is a special THQ Publisher’s sale this week as well.  Among the items on sale is DLC for WWE 12, You Don’t Know Jack, Saints Row2, Saints Row The Third, and Warhammer 40,000.  The following Deal of the Week will be Bioshock.

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Zombie Driver HD XBLA Giveaway

The awesome folks at Exor Studios, the creators of Zombie Driver HD, were kind enough to provide us with a few codes for the Zombie Driver Red Skull Female T-Shirts.  Sorry guys.  To win one, all you have to do is post the title of your favorite zombie movie.  I’ll choose a few winners every day until I run out of codes.

Zombie Driver HD launches October 17, 2012 on the Xbox Marketplace.  Check out the latest trailer in the meantime.

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Video Game Releases for October 14 – 20, 2012

Time to get your groove on

Put on your dancing shoes and break out those headbands, because this weeks new releases are going to make you break a sweat: Dance Central 3 and Zumba Core will leave you shaking your moneymaker and dancing away the pounds.

Also hitting the shelves this week are a few shooters, 007 Legends and Doom 3.

Bass players always get ignored, everyone knows that. But not this week, when Rocksmith releases their ode to the forgotten support role: Rocksmith Guitar and Bass.

And for those of you looking to add another Dualshock 3, Sony is bundling one of their next gen controllers with some of their current popular titles like God of War Saga and Ratchet & Clank.

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Celebrate 15 Years of Harvest Moon

To celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Harvest Moon, the folks at Natsume will release Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning for the Nintendo 3DS on November 6th, 2012. Like most Harvest Moons games of late, you are given the choice of playing as a boy or girl. It’s up to you to build a successful farm and help to bring life to the town.

Those who pre-order Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning through Natsume’s website will receive a plush yak. If the yak isn’t enough for you, Natsume is also offer a 15th Anniversary Edition which includes a twelve inch cow plush!

For more information please visit the Official Natsume site or the Natsume store to pre-order the game.

You know you want me.

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THQ unveils Universe Mode for WWE ’13

Universe Mode returns in WWE from THQ. Universe Mode allows gamers to create arenas and stadiums in addition to more interaction than in previous games. Paul Heyman is also created with helping to design the mode.

THQ also revealed the following features would be included in WWE ’13. For more information please visit THQ’s Official Page.

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