Dragon's Dogma
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There's a nice variety of new arrivals coming to stores around the world this week. In the next seven days you'll have a choice of co-op sci-fi wish fulfillment, zombie evisceration, hardcore Pawn action and more (if you live in Asia that is).

What does all this mean? Well, it means that this week's trio of headline releases are the sort-of sequel Dead Island: Riptide, the expanded RPG Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, and Namco's movie spin-off, Star Trek. You want our pick of the bunch? Go with Arisen, if you haven't played the original. And if you've got a bunch of mates who are regularly on Live, Dead Island offers up some ugly thrills.

Star Trek, meanwhile, we're just not feeling it.

Asia (via

  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Caladrius
  • Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
  • Steins;Gate: Senkei Kousoku no Phonogram
  • Tomb Raider

Australia (via

  • Dead Island: Riptide
  • Star Trek

Europe (via

  • Dead Island: Riptide
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
  • Star Trek

North America (via

  • Dead Island: Riptide
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
  • Star Trek


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Comment #1 by iBuzz7S
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:04:41 AM
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Dead Island: Riptide... can't wait for that! So hyped for it that I am going to head on over to Kmart right before closing time (midnight) to see if they'll sell me a copy seeing how it would be minutes to the date being the 23rd of April.

I don't even know why I want it so bad. =/

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Comment #2 by Quantum Binman
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:10:46 AM
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Tomb Raider is FINALLY coming to Japan! No idea why it has taken so long considering Square Enix are publishing it :-/

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Comment #3 by SyndicateKing
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:13:00 AM
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Buying DD: Dark Arisen & Dead Island Riptide,

renting Star Trek to see if will be any good :)

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Comment #4 by VQuaza
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:20:49 AM
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How has Tomb Raider and Bioshock Infinite only just come out in Asia? They will finally experience those amazing games!

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Comment #5 by BruTaLyZe
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:22:05 AM
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I need a new game for sure. The amount of titles before the summer is way too low for my taste, but I might take my chances with Dead Island: Riptide. I need something to keep me going till GTA V.

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Comment #6 by LickableLemons7
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:24:10 AM
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Can't w8 4 Watch_Dogs, Destiny, and The Evil Within.

New IPs, y-y-ye-yea-yeeeeaaaaahhh

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Comment #7 by Jerric
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 04:35:02 AM
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@w&4 likely for the same reasons we sometimes have to wait for Japanese games, they probably recast the voices and took their time with it. But yeah, with SE behind the wheel, I'd have expected it to have released same time, or sooner. Almost 2 months behind on tomb raider.

Either way, quality voice acting and mocap sold those games, so they probably had their work cut out for them. Wouldn't want to just throw subtitles on it.

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Comment #8 by Triabon
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 05:02:46 AM
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Riptide will be good, The original was a good game.

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Comment #9 by Slam Shot Sam
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 05:08:49 AM
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Not a Star Trek fan, so I won't be bothering with that. Found what I've played of Dead Island pretty boring, even when playing with friends and from the reviews I've seen Riptide looks even worse (GameSpot gave it 4/10 and the original 7/10). Then there's Dark Arisen - I'll be getting that only because I want the unlimited fast travel, as soon as I found out owners of the original got that I stopped playing it. Now I can pick up where I left off without the tedious and constant backtracking!

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Comment #10 by SkecZ
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 05:26:47 AM
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So Dragon's Dogma won't be getting any new achievements? Me sad =/

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Comment #11 by Scorpion Hive
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 06:06:51 AM
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i believe that dragons dogma is out in Australia this week as well

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Comment #12 by N3m36
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 08:34:36 AM
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@4 because the asian market is too small to put a lot of resources into localisation. Odds are PS versions already released a while ago.

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Comment #13 by Roose91
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 10:18:54 AM
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Fuck i'd forgotten all about Dead Island.

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Comment #14 by Fire Mage
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 10:23:17 AM
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A lot of the Dead Island reviews are pretty bad, saying that the game is not worth your time and that it's a lot worse than the original.


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Comment #15 by Jack Frost
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 10:56:38 AM
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@#14 - People railed against the first game to no end but a ton of us still enjoyed the hell out of it anyway.

I'm not saying that there's not a chance the game will be pile of ass, but word of mouth and Dead Island is two-way street.

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US May 22, 2012
Europe May 25, 2012

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