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Release This:  NHL 13, Tekken Tag Tournament 2  premiere at retail

Release This: NHL 13, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 premiere at retail

September 10, 2012 | By Danny Cowan




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 NHL 13 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 to North America, while Learn with Pokemon: Typing Adventure ships in Europe.

The following list covers all of the game software we know to be available -- across all platforms and regions -- for the week ending September 15th, 2012.

Games Released in the United States:

Electronic Arts' hockey franchise update NHL 13 arrives on store shelves in North America this week. This year's edition boasts overhauled AI for opponents and teammates, along with a more accurate skill rating system.

Also premiering this week is a follow-up to Namco Bandai's fan-favorite arcade fighter Tekken Tag Tournament. The sequel features upgraded tag mechanics and a roster of more than 50 playable characters.

Digital highlights include WayForward's '80s-styled cooperative brawler Double Dragon: Neon and a sequel to Hello Games' motorcycle stunt game Joe Danger.

Xbox 360:
- Double Dragon: Neon (Xbox Live Arcade)
- Joe Danger 2: The Movie (Xbox Live Arcade)
- NBA Baller Beats
- NHL 13
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

PlayStation 3:
- Double Dragon: Neon (PlayStation Network)
- NHL 13
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Nintendo 3DS:
- Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special Edition
- Fractured Soul: Deep Void

Nintendo DS:
- Bookstore Dream (DSiWare)
- Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special Edition

PC:
- I Am Alive
- Tryst
- War of the Human Tanks

Games Released in Europe:

NHL 13 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 debut in Europe alongside region-exclusive offerings like the Wii rhythm game Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals: Sing and Dance and the keyboard-bundled DS typing tutor Learn with Pokemon: Typing Adventure.

Nintendo Wii:
- Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals: Sing and Dance

Xbox 360:
- NHL 13
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

PlayStation 3:
- NHL 13
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Nintendo 3DS:
- Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure
- Gardenscapes
- Jewel Link: Legends of Atlantis

Nintendo DS:
- Gardenscapes
- Learn with Pokemon: Typing Adventure

PC:
- Camping Manager
- River Master
- Terrorhedron

Games Released in Japan:

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 headlines this week's console lineup in Japan, while the 3DS hosts Tecmo Koei's Samurai Warriors Chronicles sequel Sengoku Musou Chronicle 2nd and Nintendo's art training tool Shin Egokoro Kyoushitsu (to be released in North America next month as Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone).

Xbox 360:
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

PlayStation 3:
- Accel World: Ginyoku no Kakusei
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Nintendo 3DS:
- Medarot 7: Kabuto Ver.
- Medarot 7: Kuwagata Ver.
- Sengoku Musou Chronicle 2nd
- Shin Egokoro Kyoushitsu

PlayStation Portable:
- Accel World: Ginyoku no Kakusei
- Diabolik Lovers
- Elminage Ibun: Ame no Mihashira
- Sucre Portable

PC:
- Phantasy Star Online 2 Premium Package


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