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Release This: Far Cry 3 launches stateside
Release This:  Far Cry 3  launches stateside
December 3, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

December 3, 2012 | By Danny Cowan
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Gamasutra's regular round-up of worldwide video game releases, "Release This!", takes a look at every game title we know to be shipping to stores this week, in a custom compiled list.

This week brings Far Cry 3 and Brain Age: Concentration Training to North America, while Japan gets Ryu ga Gotoku 5 and Monster Hunter 3 G HD Ver.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending December 8th, 2012.

Games Released in the United States:

Ubisoft Montreal's open-world first-person shooter Far Cry 3 debuts in North America for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC platforms this week, arriving to widespread critical acclaim. Far Cry 3 boasts an experience-driven upgrade system, crafting elements, and a sandbox editing mode, in addition to a co-op campaign for up to four players.

BioWare's original Mass Effect will make its PlayStation 3 debut this week, both as a digital download and as part of the series-spanning retail package Mass Effect Trilogy. PS3 owners can also expect to see a compilation for Insomniac's Resistance trilogy, while the 3DS gets a new entry in Nintendo's Brain Age series.

Nintendo Wii U:
- Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013
- Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
- Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
- Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
- Rise of the Guardians

Xbox 360:
- Far Cry 3
- Guardians of Middle-Earth (Xbox Live Arcade)
- Power Rangers Super Samurai

PlayStation 3:
- Far Cry 3
- Guardians of Middle-Earth
- Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus (PlayStation Store)
- Mass Effect (PlayStation Store)
- Mass Effect Trilogy
- Resistance Collection

Nintendo 3DS:
- Brain Age: Concentration Training

PlayStation Vita:
- Uncharted: Fight for Fortune (PlayStation Store)

PC:
- AirBuccaneers
- The Book of Unwritten Tales: Critter Chronicles
- EVE Online: Retribution
- Far Cry 3
- FORGE
- Rosh Online: The Return of Karos

Games Released in Europe:

Nintendo's Paper Mario: Sticker Star ships for the 3DS in Europe this week, arriving alongside the region-exclusive Wii rhythm game Kylie: Sing & Dance and the multiplatform aerial combat title Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers.

Nintendo Wii U:
- Rise of the Guardians

Nintendo Wii:
- Kylie: Sing & Dance

Xbox 360:
- Air Conflicts Pacific Carriers
- Power Rangers Super Samurai

PlayStation 3:
- Air Conflicts Pacific Carriers
- Mass Effect Trilogy
- Metal Gear Solid 4: 25th Anniversary Edition

Nintendo 3DS:
- Paper Mario: Sticker Star

PlayStation Vita:
- Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

PC:
- Air Conflicts Pacific Carriers
- Agricultural Simulator 2013
- Legends of Dawn

Games Released in Japan:

Sega's Yakuza series sequel Ryu ga Gotoku 5: Yume, Kanaeshi Mono premieres for the PlayStation 3 in Japan this week, both as a standalone retail release and as a special edition console bundle.

This week will also bring the Japanese launch of the Nintendo Wii U console, along with a selection of titles including New Super Mario Bros. U, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition and Capcom's region-exclusive Monster Hunter 3 G HD Ver.

Nintendo Wii U:
- Assassin's Creed III
- Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
- FIFA 13: World Class Soccer
- Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
- Monster Hunter 3 G HD Ver.
- Musou Orochi 2 Hyper
- New Super Mario Bros. U
- Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
- Nintendo Land
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition
- ZombiU

Xbox 360:
- Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package

PlayStation 3:
- Ryu ga Gotoku 5: Yume, Kanaeshi Mono
- Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package

Nintendo 3DS:
- Paper Mario: Super Seal
- Pika Pika Nurse Monogatari 2


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Robert Boyd
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You're missing a few games - http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/12/02/the-drop-week-of-decemb
er-3rd-2012-new-releases/


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