Out this week: some games that aren’t Halo

This Week’s Games

Will the PlayStation Move get the world moving? Like some industry experts have said, I think it’ll take a while for word of mouth to spread before sales really become strong. The launch line-up may chart highly next week though, thanks to early adopters who want to try the technology first. That line-up in full: Eyepet: Move Edition, Kung Fu Rider, Start the Party, Sports Champions and Racket Sports. There’s also the budget-priced Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, but that was released last week.

With Xbox 360 owners currently enjoying Halo: Reach, only one publisher is brave enough to release another Xbox 360 game this week. That publisher is EA, with NHL 11.

There’s a fair few DS games out, but only two are worth mentioning – My World My Way is an RPG original released by Atlus, which Famitsu gave 31/40. Then there’s Last Window: The Secret of Cape West – a sequel to the lovely Hotel Dusk. Eurogamer gave it a 7/10. The PSP gets just one new release – Phantasy Star Portable 2 from Sega.

On Wii there’s reportedly rubbish RPG Eldar Saga (aka Vahalla Knights: Eldar Saga) and the probably alright Ferrari: The Race Experience from System 3.

Next week: Dead Rising 2, Formula 1 2010, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, Club Penguin: Game Day, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Ace Combat: Joint Assault, Quantum Theory, Trackmania, World Game Tour, Putty Squad and Real Heroes: Firefighter.

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