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New releases: Slicing and dicing in Metal Gear Rising

Feb 18 // Fraser Brown    @FraserIBrown

Shooting in Crysis 3, strategizing in March of the Eagles, and more

I'm aching all over after enjoying the weekend just a wee bit too much, so I don't really feel ready for another Monday. Not having the ability to stop time, I'm just going to have to power through. At least there are plenty of games to help me forget the fact that I feel like death warmed up.

Two big releases are looking set to dominate this week: the obnoxiously named Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Crysis 3, which I guess also has a silly, if more mundane, title. I'm not particularly excited about either of them, but as a chap who favors swords over guns, I'm far more likely to indulge in Raiden's cyborg adventures than any nanosuit shenanigans.

Also dropping this week is Paradox's war-focused Napoleonic romp, March of the Eagles; PC puzzler, The Bridge; crazy platforming, exploring, and turn-based strategy in A Valley Without Wind 2; things for your old PSP; and a bunch of DLC.

What are you splashing out on this week? 

Xbox 360: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Crysis 3, Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington, DmC: Devil May Cry - Bloody Palace

PS3: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Crysis 3, Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington, DmC: Devil May Cry - Bloody Palace, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire

PC: Crysis 3, March of the Eagles, The Bridge, A Valley Without Wind 2, Renaissance Heroes, Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington,  Painkiller Hell & Damnation: The Clock Strikes Meat Night

PSP: Hakuouki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, Generation of Chaos 3: Pandora's Reflection

XBLA: Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Retro Game Collection, Serious Sam Double D XXL

PSN: Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Retro Game Collection, Urban Trial Freestyle 

Crysis 3 (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

March of the Eagles (PC)

The Bridge (PC)

A Valley Without Wind 2 (Mac, PC)

Renaissance Heroes (PC)

Serious Sam Double D XXL (XBLA)

Assassin's Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire (PS3)



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Fraser Brown is that bearded, bespectacled Scotsman that covers PC gaming who is not Alasdair Duncan. Got a splinter stuck in his hand nineteen years ago and just left it in there. True story. ... full profile | More staff profiles

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