The video game release list of 2/28-3/6

Rift, new Pokémon, Beyond Good & Evil HD, Dawn of War II - Retribution and more are out next week. Gotta catch 'em all, as they say.

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The wheels of progress turn slowly but surely and while Release List might look a bit barebones for now, rest assured that this will have no effect upon the actual games being released next week. We'll be bouncing along merrily, better than ever, as soon as possible. As the saying goes, "there'll always be video games."

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PlayStation 3

Nintendo DS

Wii

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    February 26, 2011 10:00 AM

    Comment on The video game release list of 2/28-3/6, by Alice O'Connor.

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      February 26, 2011 10:19 AM

      No must haves for me. Sure I'll pick up DOW II Retribution someday, probably on sale.

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      February 26, 2011 10:21 AM

      I wasn't aware they were making a Beyond of Good and Evil HD version. Great game.

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      February 26, 2011 10:32 AM

      Can we verify the B&GE HD release?

      I just checked as I saw this yesterday, but the Xbox Live promo blade says March 9 (with Torchlight and Poker also a week later than planned) I know all the news stories I just checked say the 2nd (back when this was announced), so I don't know if plans changed or a console monkey screwed up on the screens.

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        February 26, 2011 10:50 AM

        Microsoft announced the schedule for the "House Party" promo a while back. Here's the link to our coverage: http://www.shacknews.com/article/67439/xbla-house-party-games-priced

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          February 26, 2011 12:28 PM

          Oh, I know it was announced with that schedule. And I've seen nothing -save for what the Dash is reporting -to indicate a change.

          We'll likely know for sure today or tomorrow when Major Nelson posts the week's release schedule.

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        February 27, 2011 4:27 AM

        Despite MS's announcement the dates for the House Party releases seem to be in flux.

        No doubt the games will just come out when they come out.. give or take a week or so.

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      February 26, 2011 10:35 AM

      pixeljunk shooter! i know what i'm doing today

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        February 26, 2011 3:03 PM

        You mean on March 1st. I can't wait!

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          February 26, 2011 3:07 PM

          yeah i was all bummed when i realized that

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      February 26, 2011 10:48 AM

      POKEMONS POKEMONS!!!

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      February 26, 2011 11:05 AM

      Pixeljunk Shooter 2!!!! Yeah! :D

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        February 27, 2011 6:38 PM

        Ditto. The first one is terrific.

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      February 26, 2011 11:05 AM

      no comment

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      February 26, 2011 11:34 AM

      damn for some reason i though crysis was next week but i guess that's just the relaunch of the demo

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      February 26, 2011 12:41 PM

      Gah. The main thing I hate about this new layout is they totally ditched the Tags aspect of the site. I used to have a bookmark that lead directly to these so I can easily see when they put a new one up and now it leads to a random listing of stories. Makes it a lot less convenient for me. :/

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        February 26, 2011 2:42 PM

        I agree with you D, it is rather frustrating. It is cleaner looking I'll admit, but as far as tagging and a consistent bookmark it is annoying.

        Alos, I just plain miss the cool box art. That was what made it more than a plain list.......and now it is a plain list.

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      February 26, 2011 2:45 PM

      I miss the box cover art of the games for the video game release list. Made it much faster to see what was coming out. Plus the added benefit of knowing what to look for on the shelf.

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        February 26, 2011 3:01 PM

        Release List looks this way this week due to trouble with the old code in the new site. This certainly isn't the final look.

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        February 26, 2011 10:17 PM

        Yes, I also really miss the covers. The weekly release list is one thing I checked the most in recent years in Shack and it was always really easy and cool to see the game covers on these posts.

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      February 26, 2011 3:05 PM

      Nom nom nom, Fight Night.

      I dunno if I can go back to Fight Night after playing Fight: Lights Out on move though... there is something just a lot more satisfying about throwing my own punches than flicking on the twin-sticks.

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      February 26, 2011 3:07 PM

      See, when people talk shit about the Wii it's clear they haven't taken a look at some of their AAA/GOTY titles like "Chuck-e-Cheese's Sports Games."

      Don't even fucking talk about the Wii if you have played this game, because you don't know what the fuck you're talking about. This is a serious platform with serious games.

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        February 26, 2011 4:07 PM

        ...This brings back bad memories of those singing robots on stage they used to have where they would serve the pizza.

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      February 26, 2011 3:46 PM

      Going to be getting Pokemon White when I pick up my 3DS. I hear that White has cities that seem run down and Black has cities that seem futuristic?

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        February 26, 2011 10:53 PM

        What a trip. I assumed they were the same game, essentially.

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      February 26, 2011 4:04 PM

      So I basically only have another 24 hours to debate reserving RIFT.

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      February 26, 2011 10:32 PM

      I want to play BG&E HD but I don't really want to turn my 360 on anymore.

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      February 27, 2011 4:13 AM

      White is killing me

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      February 27, 2011 4:16 AM

      BG&E is coming out? Amazing, definitely picking that up.

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      February 27, 2011 4:19 AM

      pokémon and BG&E HD? hoo boy.

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      February 27, 2011 4:28 AM

      Can someone give their impression of Beyond Good and Evil? Why so much hype over this game?

      I am contemplating buying it but I am unsure why I would want to (if that makes sense).

      I havent played the PC version when it came out way back when (2006?).

      Why would I want to buy this now? Please advise. Thanks

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        February 27, 2011 4:32 AM

        good writing and voice acting, great art, and really varied and fun gameplay

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        February 27, 2011 7:33 AM

        It has the best first fifteen minutes in gaming history, followed by the worst fifteen minutes of gaming (but still great character and world development), followed by one of the most endearing storylines ever coupled with tight gameplay, responsive controls, and one of the most well thought-out worlds ever.

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          February 27, 2011 7:44 AM

          spot on.

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          February 27, 2011 7:59 AM

          wow! you are making me want to purchase this game.

          thanks!

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          February 28, 2011 12:01 PM

          They should pay you commission, because you just sold me.

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        February 27, 2011 7:38 AM

        It's just a really charming little game from start to finish. Great blend of gameplay styles, fantastic art and engaging characters.

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      February 27, 2011 10:20 AM

      I got up this morning and thought. Wait, Nintendo releases their games on Sunday amnd got all excited. Them I checked and realized Pokemon doesn't come out until next week.

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      February 28, 2011 12:29 AM

      How do you use tags in the new Shacknews-layout? I'm trying to use "PC" tag but it won't work, and there are no "PC" tag links on the front page like there used to be, a list of "popular tags". Anyone?

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