A Forza to be Reckoned WithS

High-performance automobiles return to the Xbox 360 with Forza Motorsport 4 this week. Not a car guy? Take to the skies with Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, on the PS3 and 360, or head back to the casino with Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. There's also DLC releasing for Dragon Age II.

Monday

Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition (PS3, 360)

Tuesday

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (PS3, 360)—Return to the skies with Namco's air combat series. Operations will be set above Washington, Paris and Tokyo. A new dogfight system seeks to bring you closer to the action.
Dead Rising 2: Off the Record (PC, PS3, 360)—A "reimagining" of last year's Dead Rising 2 brings back Frank West as the main character, and gives him new missions, enemies and weapons, plus a swell sandbox mode.
Forza Motorsport 4 (360)—The Xbox 360's signature racing simulator adds Kinect support, increases the multiplayer racing field to 16, and features a virtual showroom narrated by Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson.

Also: Aliens: Infestation (DS); DanceDanceRevolution II (Wii); Dragon Age II: Mark of the Assassin (PC, PSN, XBLA); Hulk Hogan's Main Event (360); Marvel Super Hero Squad: Infinity Gauntlet (3DS); Michael Phelps: Push the Limit (360); Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PS3, Wii).

Wednesday

Crimson Alliance: Vengeance Pack (XBLA)
Guardian Heroes (XBLA)
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet: Shadow Hunters (XBLA)
Orcs Must Die! (PC)

Thursday

Might & Magic: Heroes VI (PC)

Looking Ahead

Oct. 17: Professor Layton and the Last Specter. Oct. 18: Batman: Arkham City; Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One. Oct. 24: Kirby's Return to Dream Land. Oct. 25: Battlefield 3, Kinect Sports Season Two, Dance Central 2. Nov. 1: Uncharted 3; The Lord of the Rings: War in the North; Sonic Generations; GoldenEye 007: Reloaded. Nov. 8: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3; Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection. Nov. 11: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Nov. 15: Assassin's Creed: Revelations; Halo Anniversary; Need for Speed: The Run; Rayman Origins; Saints Row the Third; Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

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