New Game Releases – October 2012

It’s that time of the year: The time when publishers start releasing a host of AAA games and highly anticipated titles. It is October. You might feel the hurt in […]

It’s that time of the year: The time when publishers start releasing a host of AAA games and highly anticipated titles. It is October. You might feel the hurt in your bank account, but you can forget all about it while playing one of these great games like Need For Speed: Most Wanted, 007 Legends, Forza Horizon, Dishonored, and Assassin’s Creed III. Here’s a list of your most notable retail store releases for the month of October 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 Amazon.com* 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 October 1, 2012:

NBA 2K13 (PC, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 2, 2012

Resident Evil 6 (PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 2, 2012

 

Week of October 7, 2012:

Pokémon Black Version 2 (Nintendo DS)
Release Date: October 7, 2012

Pokémon White Version 2 (Nintendo DS)
Release Date: October 7, 2012

Code of Princess (Nintendo 3DS)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

Dishonored (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

Dragon Ball Z for Kinect (Xbox 360 – Kinect)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

Fable: The Journey (Xbox 360 – Kinect)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

Just Dance 4 (PS3 – Move, Wii, Xbox 360 – Kinect)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

Spy Hunter (3DS, Vita)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

XCOM: Enemy Unknown (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 9, 2012

 

Week of October 14, 2012:

007 Legends (PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

Dance Central 3 (Xbox 360 – Kinect)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

Doom 3 BFG Edition (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

Mugen Souls (PS3)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

Rocksmith Guitar and Bass (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

Silent Hill: Book of Memories (PlayStation Vita)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

Zumba Fitness Core (Wii, Xbox 360 – Kinect)
Release Date: October 16, 2012

 

Week of October 21, 2012:

Skylanders Giants (3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 21, 2012

Forza Horizon (Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Killzone Trilogy Collection (PlayStation 3)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Medal of Honor: Warfighter (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Smart As (PlayStation Vita)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Street Fighter X Tekken (PlayStation Vita)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz (PlayStation Vita)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward (3DS, Vita)
Release Date: October 23, 2012

Week of October 28, 2012:

Professor Layton and The Miracle Mask (Nintendo 3DS)
Release Date: October 28, 2012

Assassin’s Creed III (PC,PS3, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 30, 2012

Assassins Creed III: Liberation (PlayStation Vita)
Release Date: October 30, 2012

LEGO Lord of the Rings (3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Vita, Wii, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 30, 2012

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (PC, PS3, Vita, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 30, 2012

Sports Champions 2 (PlayStation 3 – Move)
Release Date: October 30, 2012

WWE ’13 (PS3, Wii, Xbox 360)
Release Date: October 30, 2012

 

So there are some of your most notable retail game releases for the month of October 2012. What will you be getting? Believe it or not, even though this list is long – 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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