Coming to Stores: April 24th Edition

April is ending with a bang! Well, with at least one good console release, though quantity is still very slim. After a chaotic month like March, I am personally embracing this slow period. It gives me time to catch up on Mass Effect 2. Yes, Mass Effect 2, not 3…. ~ Don

Please note dates are subject to change, and these do not account for digital releases, which can sometimes be as important as retail releases. Don’s personal picks are highlighted in red.

Console

Multi-platform:

  • Tuesday, April 24 ~ Prototype 2 (PS3 & X360)

The sequel to a game that I never thought needed one, Prototype 2 looks more promising, strangely enough. I actually just watched the trailer (an ad on Youtube) and I am now genuinely wanting to play this game (Editor’s NoteDon is easily swayed by television ads, he once bought a GoJo. ^CS). It didn’t hurt having Johnny Cash’s “Hurt” as the song either. You’ll even encounter Alex Mercer, protagonist in the original Prototype game, as you unleash your devastating powers in this sandbox action game.

Handheld

Nintendo 3DS:

  • Tuesday, April 24 ~ Shifting World

The 3DS is the only portable system with any retail releases and it’s in the form of a black-and-white puzzler. Shifting World has a “Spy Vs. Spy” aesthetic and is loaded with puzzles to keep you occupied. With the contrasting colors, I would like to see how this looks in full-3D.

Are you picking up either game this week? Let us know why/why not in the comments below!

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Author: Don Parsons View all posts by
Starting out as a founding member of Gamingcore Podcast, Don ventured on to start Gameciety; which began as a podcast, and ended as a blog. Don now handles Vagary.tv's PR work, is part of the reviews staff and has various other little projects he does for the site.