While everyone is in Los Angeles talking about next year's games, three big ones will drop this week: Red Faction: Armageddon, the PS3-exclusive inFamous 2 and the tactical shooter Operation Flashpoint: Red River. Should the 3DS eShop come online as planned, goodies are in store there, too.


3D Classics: Excitebike (3DS eShop)
Pokedex 3D (3DS eShop)
Duke Nukem: Critical Mass (DS)


inFamous 2 (PS3) - Just in time for you to pick up its predecessor for free on PlayStation Network, the sequel to 2009's superhero tale takes Cole McGrath to the bayou city of New Marais. Includes early access to Uncharted 3's multiplayer beta.

Operation Flashpoint: Red River (PC, PS3, 360) - The third installment in Codemasters' tactical shooter series sends the Marines to Central Asia to wipe out an insurgent threat, but the mission gets more complicated when bigger players join the fight.


Red Faction: Armageddon (PC, PS3, 360) - Volition and THQ's science fiction saga takes us beneath Mars' surface with Darius Mason, descendant of Guerilla's Alec Mason, and the inheritor of the Nano-Forge.

Also: Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (3DS, DS, PS3, Wii, 360); Homefront: Fire Sale (XBLA); Kevin Van Dam Fishing (PS3)


Call of Duty: Black Ops - Escalation (PSN)

Looking Ahead

June 14: Alice: Madness Returns, Child of Eden, Duke Nukem Forever.. June 19: The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time 3D. June 21: F.E.A.R. 3. June 28: Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. July 12: NCAA Football 12. July 19: Call of Juarez: The Cartel July 26: Catherine; El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron.


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Sources: Video Game Release Calendar; GameSpot; GameStop