The Week In Games: Gold MedalS

Medal of Honor weathered criticism in its pre-launch period thanks to the (formerly) playable Taliban in the game's multiplayer mode. Does its release on Tuesday mean the end of the controversy, or its beginning?

Monday, Oct. 11

  • Deal or No Deal: Special Edition (DS)
  • G.G Series: Super Hero Ogre (DSiWare)
  • Ivy the Kiwi? mini (DSiWare)
  • Sled Shred featuring the Jamaican Bobsled Team (Wii)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (WiiWare)

Tuesday, Oct. 12

  • Medal of Honor (PC, PS3, 360) - Danger Close's reboot of the military shooter comes to shelves - but not if they're aboard an Army or Air Force base.
  • Super Scribblenauts (DS) - The sequel to 5th Cells delightfully imaginative puzzle game adds adjectives to Maxwell's arsenal.

Also: Alan Wake: The Writer (XBLA) ; Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition (360, PC, PS3) ; Disney Sing It: Party Hits (PS3, Wii) ; Dragon Age: Origins - Ultimate Edition (360, PC, PS3) ; Dragon's Lair Trilogy (Wii) ; I Love Puppies (DS) ; Invizimals (PSP) ; Just Dance 2 (Wii) ; Logic Machines (DS) ; Lost Planet 2 (PC) ; Lucha Libre AAA Heroes del Ring (360, DS, PS3) ; Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals (DS) ; My Baby 3 & Friends (DS) ; Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes (PS3, Wii) ; Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (PSN) ; Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun (DS) ; ZhuZhu Pets: Kung Zhu (DS) ; ZhuZhu Pets 2: Featuring The Wild Bunch (DS) ; ZhuZhu Pets: Featuring The Wild Bunch (Wii)

Wednesday, Oct. 13

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (XBLA)

Thursday, Oct. 14

  • Painkiller: Pandemonium (PC)
  • The Guild 2: Renaissance (PC)

Friday, Oct. 15

  • Solitaire Overload Plus (DS)
  • Vindictus (PC)

Looking Ahead

Oct. 17: Kirby's Epic Yarn. Oct. 19: Fallout: New Vegas, Pro Evolution Soccer 2011, Vanquish, EA Sports MMA. Oct. 26: Fable III, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Rock Band 3, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011, The Sims 3. Nov. 2: Gran Turismo 5, GoldenEye 007, God of War: Ghost of Sparta, Blood Drive.

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