This week, I welcome Monday with open arms, inviting it into my living room, and even introducing it to my parents. Strictly speaking, it's really Tuesday I want to embrace, because that's when BioShock Infinite launches. But since I'll undoubtedly be staying up all night to play it the moment it unlocks, it will still be Monday in my deluded, sleep-deprived mind.
Jim's got a lot to say about the latest instalment of Irrational's franchise, almost all of it good. Will it be the nigh perfect game many of us were hoping for? We'll find out soon enough. I've already let friends and family know I'll be "indisposed" for the next few days. Yeah, I'm pretty excited.
But BioShock Infinite isn't all we've got to look forward to this week. 3DS owners can rejoice, for Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moonalso drops this week, and Chris had a spooktacular time reviewing it. It's really starting to be difficult to not splash out on a 3DS -- damn my limited funds! Inexplicably, another Army of Twotitle is also coming out; Pokémon fans get another game to add to their likely gigantic collection, this time in the form of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity; and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14launches with lots of golf clubs and a philanderer.
What are you splashing out on this week?
Xbox 360: BioShock Infinite, Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14, Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin, Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection (Seekers Edition), Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - Siberian Strike
PS3: BioShock Infinite, Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - Siberian Strike
PC: BioShock Infinite, Slender: The Arrival, Tactical Intervention, Dungeon Hearts, Bridge Project, Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin, 16 Bit Arena, Rise of the Ravager
3DS: Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, HarmoKnight
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