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New Video Game Releases: Week 9, 2011

Murder Island: Secret of Tantalus

Here we have another one of those obscenely addictive hidden-object games that compels us to spend just a few more hours awake in order to get one step closer to solving the mystery. Here's more about the game that was developed by PlayFirst:

"Welcome to a world of danger and suspense in Murder Island: Secret of Tantalus, a thrilling hidden-object adventure. You and 8 former classmates have accepted the same invitation to spend a week on a gorgeous, isolated Greek island for your high school reunion. Upon arrival, you notice that something isn't right. One by one, your old classmates are killed off-all the murders mirroring tragic Greek myths. Unlike high school theatrics, this drama is real... or is it? Discover clues, locate missing objects, and solve dangerously perplexing puzzles to avoid being next on the mysterious killer's list!"

Get the game here: Amazon.com

Fight Night Champion

Boxing fans unite! Electronic Arts brings you right into the ring in a game that takes you right into the very heart of boxing brutality, drama, and competition. Choose from the likes of Manny Pacquiao and Julio Cesar Chavez or play as the classic boxing heavyweights like Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. Here's more details about the game from the ringside:

" Fight Night Champion is a multiplayer boxing game that blends traditional one-on-one pugilistic action of previous games in the Fight Night franchise with new, more gritty story-driven gameplay rooted in the all-new Champion Mode.

Fight Night Champion takes the boxing experience one giant step forward by delivering an experience never before seen in an EA SPORTS video game. History will be made with this revolutionary iteration that builds upon the best-in-class gameplay and physics engine of Fight Night Round 4, while immersing you in a world of brutality, uncertainty, betrayal, and redemption. Survive the brutal road to redemption with Fight Night Champion."

Get the game here: Amazon.com