Shippin' Out May 2-8: Iron Man 2, Halo: Reach MP beta
Adaptation of the Armored Avenger's latest cinematic excursion joins preview of Bungie's shooter; Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package hits PS3 and PC.
Top New Game Releases On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- August 9-15, 2020 Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire Livestream Ep. 2 - Pre and Post Show Cyberpunk 2077 Weapons Showcase | Night City Wire Cyberpunk 2077: Street Kid, Corpo Rat, & Nomad Lifepaths Explained | Night City Wire Xbox Series X Launch, Halo Infinite Delay, & Sam Fisher In Rainbow Six Siege | Save State Is The Katana As Good As You Think It Is? - Loadout Top New Video Games Out On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Month -- August 2020 Top New Video Games Releasing On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- July 26 - August 1, 2020 Top New Video Games Releasing On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- July 19-25, 2020 Top New Video Games Out On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- July 12-18, 2020 Top New Game Releases On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- July 5-11, 2020 Top New Games Out On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Month -- July 2020
The final project from the studio formerly known as Secret Level will receive a posthumous release this week, as Iron Man 2 ushers in a huge May of new releases.
Arriving in stores May 4, Iron Man 2 won't be a note-for-note adaptation of the big-budget feature film launching just a few days later. While the game takes its visual style from the big screen, it will feature more nods to the character's comic book roots, including an original story involving the Crimson Dynamo, Ultimo, and the bucket-headed criminal organization AIM.
The week's only other multiplatform launch won't actually be appearing in stores at all, as Activision and Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package add-on arrives on the PlayStation 3 and PC. Released on the Xbox 360 at the end of March, the $15 Stimulus Package was an instant success, as gamers downloaded it more than 2.5 million times in its debut week. The add-on from controversy-plagued Infinity Ward includes three new multiplayer maps and two updated arenas from the original Modern Warfare.
Handheld fans are receiving a handful of notable new releases for the week as well. PSP gamers hungry for some team-based multiplayer action can pick up Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake, while DS owners have the option of SouthPeak's adventure horror game Dementium II or Nintendo's decidedly less scary puzzler Picross 3D.
Regardless, all of the above games could easily be overshadowed by the launch of the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta. Running from May 3 to May 19, the beta program will allow players to try out a variety of new play types and features. At the same time, those gamers will be getting an advance look at Bungie's final Halo project for the foreseeable future, as the developer this week announced a 10-year deal with Activision to publish and distribute games using the studio's as-yet-unannounced new intellectual property.
For further details on the week's games, visit GameSpot's New Releases page. The full list of downloadable games on the PlayStation Store, Xbox Live Marketplace, and Wii Shop Channel will be revealed later in the week. Release dates are based on retailer listings and are subject to change.
MAY 3, 2010
Halo: Reach multiplayer beta starts (accessible through Halo 3: ODST discs)
Kung Fu Funk--WII--Stickmen Studios
Zombie Panic in Wonderland--WII--Akaoni Studio
MAY 4, 2010
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - Stimulus Package--PS3, PC--Activision
Dance Sensation!--WII--Majesco Games
Family Gameshow--WII--Storm City Games
Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake--PSP--SCEA
Iron Man 2--360, PS3, Wii, DS, PSP--Sega
Jane's Hotel--DS--Zoo Games
Monster Racers--DS--UFO Interactive
Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email email@example.com