The Week in Games: Galaxy Quest

Mario returns to the heavens in Super Mario Galaxy 2, out today. Tuesday sees three big releases, two in motorsports (Blur and ModNation Racers) and one in bloodsport (UFC Undisputed 2010.)

Sunday, May 23

  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) - Mario and friends return in the long-awaited sequel to one of the Wii's most acclaimed titles ever.

Monday, May 24

  • Art Style: light trax (WiiWare)
  • Manic Monkey Mayhem (WiiWare)
  • Metal Torrent (DSiWare)

Tuesday, May 25

  • Blur (PC, PS3, 360) - Activision's multiplayer racer powers up at last.
  • ModNation Racers (PS3, PSP) - The Sony exclusive racer merges go kart action with content creation.
  • UFC Undisputed 2010 (PS3, 360) - Sports gaming's breakout hit of 2009 steps back into the octagon.

Also:Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge (DS); Dawn of Heroes (DS); Hexyz Force (PSP); Let's Paint (Wii); SBK X: Superbike World Championship (360); Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype (PS3); Tetris Party Deluxe (DS, Wii).

Wednesday, May 26

  • EVE Online: Tyrannis (PC)

Looking Ahead

June 1: Backbreaker, Alpha Protocol; June 8: Green Day Rock Band, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Mega Man Zero Collection, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11; June 15: (E3, no major releases). June 22: Transformers: War for Cybertron, Naughty Bear.

What are you getting? What do you want? What are you looking forward to? Sound it off below, and at #twig.