Downloadable Roundup for October 14, 2012

-Greg Livingston

Alright, US gamers—another week has passed, and we’ve gotten more downloadable games for our consoles. Let’s list ‘em off just in case you missed one.

(Thanks to Derek Liesse for the logos!)

Pictured above: Naughty Bear Panic in Paradise.

Xbox Live Arcade

  • Happy Wars – October 12, 2012 – Free

This action game features fantasy classes and settings along with multi-player combat.

  • Naughty Bear Panic in Paradise - October 10, 2012 – 1,200 points

Play as a stuffed bear and get revenge on those who wronged you at Paradise Island.

  • Worms Revolution – October 10, 2012 – 1,200 points

This latest entry in the tactical action/platform/shooter series adds new strategies by way of an increased emphasis on water and new classes.

Xbox Live Games on Demand

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – October 9, 2012 - $19.99

Use your Kinect and dance to music while following a story based on the movie.

  • Country Dance All Stars – October 9, 2012 - $19.99

Use your Kinect and dance to over 30 country hits from the past up to the present.

  • Ice Age 4: Continental Drift: Arctic Games – October 9, 2012 - $39.99

Play one- or two-player minigames based on the movie with your Kinect.

  • NCAA Football 13 – October 9, 2012 - $59.99

Featuring 10 former Heisman Trophy winners and a new passing system, earn the Heisman in the latest from this college football series.

  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition – October 9, 2012 - $39.99

The Witcher 2 is an action RPG with nonlinear storytelling and a deep, tactical combat system.

All of the games listed below were released on October 11, 2012.

Pictured above: Mario Golf.

Wii Virtual Console

  • The Last Blade 2 – 900 points

This fighting game from SNK features 16 unique swordsmen with two fighting styles each, as well as advanced canceling techniques.

DSiWare

  • Robot Rescue 2 – 200 points

Simultaneously control four robots as you navigate an overhead labyrinth chock full of puzzles.

3DS eShop

  • Crazy Kangaroo - $3.99

Downloadable titles on Nintendo handhelds love the word “crazy,” and they love Nikoli. This week delivers both! Anyway, in this overhead arcade action title, use motion controls and the circle pad to guide a kangaroo home.

  • Nurikabe by Nikoli - $4.99

Refer to numbers in order to fill in the correct black spaces in this puzzler.

3DS Virtual Console

  • Mario Golf - $4.99

This game crosses golfing gameplay with RPG stats and levelups.

Sony comes after the jump. This week is a doozy, with 16 releases!

All of the games listed below were released on October 9, 2012.

Pictured above: Retro City Rampage.

PlayStation 3 – PlayStation Network

  • Derrick the Deathfin - $7.99

This silly underwater action game has you take control of a papercraft fish and bring wanton destruction to everything around you.

  • Joe Danger 2: The Movie – $14.99

You’ll find a variety of gameplay styles, from platformer to racer, all wrapped up in a movie set package. Includes bonus content specifically for PSN.

  • Machinarium - $9.99

This point and click adventure game has a unique art style and hint system. You won’t find much text in the game; instead, you’ll rely on observing how things work.

  • Naughty Bear Panic in Paradise – $14.99

Play as a stuffed bear and get revenge on those who wronged you at Paradise Island.

  • Retro City Rampage - $14.99

This 8-bit nostalgia kick combines classic Grand Theft Auto gameplay with references aplenty to the late 80s era of gaming. You can read GGN’s review of Retro City Rampage here.

  • The Walking Dead: Episode 4 – Around Every Corner - $4.99

Requires the purchase of Episode 1. Follow Telltale’s next episode in this adventure game series based on the classic comic book.

  • Warlords - $9.99

Inspired by the 1980 classic, defend your castle in this brand new RTS.

  • Worms Revolution – $14.99

This latest entry in the tactical action/platform/shooter series adds new strategies by way of an increased emphasis on water and new classes.

PlayStation Vita

  • Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock - $9.99

Follow along as the Doctor and River Song encounter various classic Doctor Who species and tackle the mystery of the Eternity Clock in this adventure title.

  • Retro City Rampage - $14.99

This 8-bit nostalgia kick combines classic Grand Theft Auto gameplay with references aplenty to the late 80s era of gaming. You can read GGN’s review of Retro City Rampage here.

  • Spy Hunter - $39.99

This is a total overhaul given to the classic vehicular combat game. Race forward and avoid hazards as you utilize machine guns, flamethrowers, and more.

  • Sunflowers - $3.99

This arcade-style title puts you in control of the Sun as you water flowers without killing them.

PlayStation 3 – PlayStation 3 Retail Games

  • Birds of Steel - $29.99

This flight sim aims to appeal to airplane fans and history buffs alike, providing realistic simulations of the planes and battles found in World War II.

  • Devil May Cry HD Collection - $29.99

Replay the first three Devil May Cry titles (the DMC3 here is the Special Edition) with HD graphics, trophies, and bonus content.

  • Dishonored - $59.99

This first person shooter allows for choice in its gameplay, whether it be through stealth, supernatural powers, or cool gadgets.

  • The Testament of Sherlock Holmes - $39.99

In this latest title of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series, explore an open world environment and question suspects as you attempt to prove Sherlock Holmes’ innocence.