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New Video Game Releases: Week 10, 2011

Phantom Brave: Heroes of the Hermuda Triangle

No, the title of the game is not a typo. It's really Hermuda, not Bermuda. Phantom Brave: Heroes of the Hermuda Triangle is a role-playing adventure game that was previously released for the PlayStation 2 and Wii but its developers have now brought it to the PlayStation Portable (PSP). This edition of the game features added characters and additional bonus storylines. Read more about the game here:

"Phantom Brave is a turn based strategy RPG that incorporates unique battle styles and a hardcore character customization system. Players can create units from a list of monster/ghost categories and power them up to exponentially.
Phantom Brave revolutionized the strategy RPG genre with its unique free‐roaming battle fields and innovative CONFINE unit summoning system. Now, Phantom Brave comes to the PSP with enhancements, added features and content, and an expanded story. Colorful, witty, and addictively challenging, Phantom Brave delivers incredibly intricate, finely ‐balanced strategic gameplay that compliments a fantastical tale of courage and duty. Already one of the highest reviewed strategy RPGs of all‐time, this PSP release is certain to win over a whole new host of fans!"

Homefront

Get ready to get your guns blazing with this first-person shooter from video game from Kaos Studios. The storyline of Homefront involves a war set in the future that ultimately causes the downfall of the United States. Fight for your home and for your freedom in a cinematic and character-driven gaming environment. Here's more about the game here:

"Homefront is a first-person shooter that challenges players to survive and impact a fictional future scenario in which America has been economically devastated and occupied by a foreign power. In the face of overwhelming oppression, you must choose whether to submit to military forces, take the fight to the enemy or even throw your lot in with the invaders.

Join the Resistance, stand united and fight for freedom against an overwhelming military force in Homefront's gripping single player campaign penned by John Milius ("Apocalypse Now," "Red Dawn"). Stand alongside a cast of memorable characters as an emotional plot unfolds in this terrifyingly plausible near-future world. Experience visceral, cinematic first-person shooter action as you fight your way across occupied USA using guerrilla tactics, and commandeer military vehicles and advanced drone technology to defeat the enemy.

Additional features include: a single player campaign written by Hollywood screenwriter John Milius, online multiplayer support for up to 32 players, ground and vehicular combat, and more."