Now Loading: New Releases for the week of 1/9/11

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This is the first of what will be a weekly listing of the new releases each week in the world of video games. Each Monday morning you’ll find a listing of all of the titles that are scheduled to hit the gaming world that week and links to any and all coverage that we have about them here on Gaming Nexus. Here are the games that you can expect to see making their debuts this coming week:

  • Venetica for PlayStation 3- Rombax Games’ Venetica will finally be available on more than just the Xbox 360 after this week. Venetica allows player’s to experience the adventure as the daughter of Death, on a quest to stop a necromancer who has tricked and evaded your father long enough.

  • DC Universe Online for PC and PlayStation 3- SOE’s MMORP which has been roughly 5 years in the making will finally see its release and bring a dosage of cross-platform play to PS3 and PC players… for a monthly fee of course.
  • Faery: Legends of Avalon for PlayStation Network- Players will embark on quests as either an elf or fairy in an epic quest-based adventure featuring RPG style, turn-based battles. 
  • Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective for Nintendo DS- Capcom’s latest work from the creator of the Ace Attorney series has players cheating death in order to set things right in the world by solving both physics and logic puzzles before their time is truly up.
  • Kingdom Hearts: Re:coded for Nintendo DS- Square Enix’s incredible crossover series continues following the events of Kingdom Hearts 2 with a game that was formerly released as a mobile phone game in Japan which has been redesigned to suit the Nintendo DS.
  • Need for Speed SHIFT for Xbox 360 Games on Demand- EA’s new direction with the Need for Speed franchise… the one before Hot Pursuit… comes home via digital distribution on Microsoft’s Marketplace.
  • Prinny 2: Dawn of Time for Sony PlayStation Portable- NIS America’s loveable little penguin is at it again in an all-new adventure for Sony’s handheld. This time around the Prinnies have to join up with the Phantom Thief and retrieve Etna’s stolen goods before she destroys the Netherworld.
  • Spellforce 2: Faith in Destiny for PC- Delayed no longer, the Spellforce saga continues with a new expansion adventure fans of the series have been waiting on for quite some time.

  • Zeit2 for Xbox Live Arcade- Ubisoft brings an indie shooter to the masses with an innovative time travel mechanic that allows you to travel back in time to assist yourself when you run into trouble.

So tell us, is there anything on that list that you will be getting? Let us know in the comment section below…
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