New Game Releases – August 2012


The slowness of Summer is over now that August is here. In addition to a Madden NFL 13 PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi Bundle and the new just announced PlayStation Collections such as the complete God of War Collection, inFAMOUS Collection, and Ratchet & Clank Collection – There are a lot of highly anticipated titles coming out this month. Here’s a list of your most notable retail store releases for the month of August 2012. (Please keep in mind this is not a full release schedule. Dates are primarily North American release dates and are subject to change)

Note: The following list contains Game titles (click for more official info on the game), Release Dates (subject to change), and a link where you can purchase/pre-order the game (GamerXChange uses* links for easy access game purchases in this list. We acknowledge that these products are available in a wide range of retail stores and sites)


Week of August 5, 2012:

Persona 4 Arena (PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: August 7, 2012

Week of August 12, 2012:

Darksiders II (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
Release Date: August 14, 2012

The Last Story (Wii)
Release Date: August 14, 2012

Legends of Pegasus (PC)
Release Date: August 14, 2012

Sleeping Dogs (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
Release Date: August 14, 2012


Week of August 19, 2012:

New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo 3DS)
Release Date: August 19, 2012

Ragnarok Odyssey (PlayStation Vita)
Release Date: August 21, 2012

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
Release Date: August 21, 2012


Week of August 26, 2012:

Damage Inc., Pacific Squadron WWII (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
Release Date: August 28, 2012

Guild Wars 2 (PC)
Release Date: August 28, 2012

Journey Collector’s Edition (PS3)
Release Date: August 28, 2012

Madden NFL 13 (PS3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, Wii)
Release Date: August 28, 2012

Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
Release Date: August 28, 2012

Ratchet & Clank Collection (PS3)
Release Date: August 28, 2012

So there are some of your most notable retail game releases for the month of August 2012. What will you be getting? As always, this is not the full release of games for the month so if you feel there is something you would like to have seen on the list – Feel free to post it in the comments below and discuss in the community forums!

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