Xbox 360 sales should be on the up this week, thanks to the price drop and release of the black Elite edition. If youâ€™re going to pick up a shiny new game to go with it, then Bioshock should be top of your list – itâ€™s a first person shooter with both brains and beauty. Apparently Blockbuster are doing the tin version with a free faceplate for Â£34.99.
If RPGs are your thing though, then youâ€™ve bought the wrong system. Just joking – and itâ€™s not as if the PlayStation 3 and Wii are swarming with stat-packed epics. Anyway, Blue Dragon for 360. Reviews have been mostly positive so far, and it features character design from Dragon Ball Z artist Akira Toriyama and the music has been composed by Final Fantasy bod Nobuo Uematsu.
On other formats, the influx of EAâ€™s annual sporting updates is upon us with Madden NFL 08 available on PlayStation 2 and DS, while PlayStation 2 also gets NASCAR 08: Chase for the Cup. Anno 1701 is the only other DS release this week. Itâ€™s published by Disney but donâ€™t pass judgment just yet – itâ€™s apparently quite good. Even Edge liked it, handing out an 8.
Next week we can all boogie on down.