New Video Game Releases: Week 10, 2011
If you're a fan of Atari's classic games then this anthology is for you. Atari's Greatest Hits Vol. 2 packs in 50 iconic games that you can play on your Nintendo DS. There's a massive multiplayer option so you can have some of your friends join in on the game. Here's a bit more information about the game:
"Atari Greatest Hits Volume 2, delivers 50 more iconic Atari games to the Nintendo DS. The compilation game simply gives you the best of Atari’s arcade and 2600 games. With 50 games on one cartridge and available multiplayer and iconic favorites, the fun never ends. For those who love the classic gaming experience, this handheld breakthrough is sure to guarantee hours of fun on the go.
Key features include: 50 classic Atari arcade and Atari 2600 games; up to 4 player single and multi-cartridge multiplayer for head-to-head titles such as Warlords, Street Racer, Video Olympics and Casino; special video interview series with Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari; hours of all your favorite classic games; play anywhere, any time on the DS."
It's your turn to bat on MLB 2011: The Show, developed by Sony and intended for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Portable (PSP). This is the latest game in the series where its developers have finally integrated analog control functions for basic actions like hitting, pitching, fielding. An added feature is the Weekly Challenges where you will be able to play through scenarios that are tied to real-life MLB events as they happen. Here's more information about the game:
"The #1 selling, highest rated baseball franchise is back in MLB The Show ’11. Experience new ways to play The Show with the new pure Analog controls. Team up in all new CO-OP play, get called up to the Big Leagues with new and improved Road to the Show features and compete for real world prizes in MLB The Show’s all new Challenge of the Week.
Special features include: Analog pure Hitting and Pitching: Use the dualshock analog sticks as a new way to experience MLB The Show; CO-OP play: 1-4 player co-op mode with 2-on 2- online multiplayer; new and improved Road to the Show: Increase your skills and get called up to The Big Leagues; challenge of the Week online mode: Weekly baseball fix."
And those were the freshest picks of the week. Tell us: Which games are you planning to pick?