The Week in Games: Don't Retreat, RearmS

High-profile downloadables lead the coming seven days of game releases, beginning with Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2 on PSN Tuesday (and Xbox Live on Wednesday), plus the first map pack extension in Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Tuesday (Feb. 1)

  • Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (PSN) - The sequel to 2008's show-stealing, charm-your-pants-off reboot of Bionic Commando arrives with a new gameplay breakthrough: Jumping! Also Simon Viklund's outstanding soundtrack.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - First Strike (XBLA) - The first DLC extension for the shooter delivers four multiplayer maps and one zombie map for 1200 Microsoft points, or $15

Also: Alien Breed 3: Descent (PSN); Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Reverie (PSN, XBLA); Rock Band: Country Track Pack 2 (PS3, Wii, 360); The Sims 3: Outdoor Living (PC)

Wednesday (Feb. 2)

  • Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (XBLA)
  • Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops (PC)

Friday (Feb. 4)

  • Earthrise (PC)

Looking Ahead

Feb. 8: Test Drive Unlimited 2, Sniper: Ghost Warrior. Feb. 15: Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Feb. 22: Bulletstorm, Killzone 3. March 1: Fight Night Champion, Rift.

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

Source: GameSpot, GameStop