The Week in Games: The Dog Days of August

Square Enix owns the week as Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days releases on Tuesday, with Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light coming to Xbox Live Arcade on Wednesday.

Sunday, Aug. 15

  • Battle vs. Chess (PC)
  • House M.D. (Mac, PC)

Tuesday, Aug. 17

  • Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days (PC, PS3, 360) - In a simple deal gone horribly wrong in Shanghai, IO Interactive puts us back in the company of these two antiheroes, presenting the action in a gritty, grimy, documentary style.

Also: City of Heroes Going Rogue (PC); Deer Drive (DS) ; Everquest II Extended (PC) ; Gold's Gym Dance Workout (Wii) ; Top Gun (PSN); Ys SEVEN (PSP).

Wednesday, Aug. 18

Looking Ahead

Aug. 24: Mafia II, NHL 2K11; Aug. 25: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (XBLA), Shank. Aug. 31: Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Metroid: Other M, Hydrophobia, Valkyria Chronicles II. Sept 7: Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. Tom Clancy's HAWX 2, R.U.S.E., NHL Slapshot. Sept. 8: Plants vs. Zombies (XBLA).

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