Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii, DS News: There's a Rockstar Games title and a CD Projekt RED collector's edition on hand today. Check out what's in stores inside.
There's just two weeks to go until E3 2011 here in LA, but everyone in the videogame industry will be in LA this week virtually. LA Noire comes out today, May 17, along more titles that will surely be overshadowed. Here's what you'll find on store shelves right now:
Red Dead Redemption was in this release spot this time last year and we all know how that turned out. Now, 12 months later, Rockstar Games is back with a stellar-looking thriller in the form of LA Noire. This 40s and 50s time-period cop drama is full of intrigue, mystery and side quests, which will make you forget about the sad demise of John Marston - it's been a year already, I'm allowed to ruin it for you.
Current Price: $59.99 on Xbox 360 and $59.99 on PS3
The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings
Underrated and overlooked developer CD Projekt RED is back with The Witcher sequel much to the delight of PC gamers. Better yet, the company, along with publisher Atari, created a collector's edition of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. At $129.99, it's a little pricey, but fans of the first game won't have a problem judging witcher version to chose.
Current Price: $49.99 on PC and $129.99 for the Collector's Edition
Fable III for Xbox 360 is $35.77 and has been out since last fall. However, if you don't have access to the console, Peter Molyneux's latest Fable game is now on the PC. For gamers who have been able to NVIDIA 3D technology, the wait and extra cost may be worth it if you're looking to truly immerse yourself in the highly-regarded RPG.
Current Price: $49.99 on PC
Wii gets another music-infused exercising game in the form of ExerBeat from Namco. With 155 exercises, eight categories of routines and a sub-$20 price tag, it's once to consider if you're looking for a game in this saturated genre.
Current Price: $19.54 on Wii
Cake Maia 4: Main Street
We still haven't tried Cake Mania 1, but apparently Majesco is up to the fourth in this DS series. With over 100 new levels of fast-paced action, could is be Nintendo DS' swan song? No. Could it be a cheap $20? Yes.
Current Price: $19.99 on DS
More Games Releasing this Week
Spongebob Squigglepants for Nintendo 3DS
Murder in Venice for Nintendo DS
Hyper Fighters for Wii