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Another tranquil week; Patapon 3 arrives for PSP; World of Tanks rumbles across the line on PCs. Outside of those two, the heavy sounds of shovels as April's first bloom hits its stride.



  • Raving Rabbids: Travel in Time (3DS)
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3D (3DS)


  • Escape Trick: The Secret of Rock City Prison (DS)


  • Patapon 3 (PSP) - The very popular rhythm series for the PSP returns with this third installment.
  • World of Tanks (PC) - Alright, we've bombed you with enough ads. Time for release day. This team-based MMO gets its North American release, promising 500 historically accurate fighting vehicles that saw service between the 1930s and 1950s.

Also: DanceDanceRevolution (360); Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga (360); Elements of War (PC); Fantastic Pets (360); LEGO Battles: Ninjago (DS); Magicka: Vietnam (PC); Michael Jackson The Experience (PS3, 360); Rio (DS, PS3, Wii, 360); SpongeBob Squigglepants (Wii); Squinkies (DS); TrackMania Turbo (DS)


  • Blazing Angels Bundle (PC)
  • Tom Clancy's End War With World in Conflict (PC)

Looking Ahead

April 19: Conduit 2; Mortal Kombat, Portal 2, SOCOM 4. April 26: Driver: San Francisco. May 3: Thor: God of Thunder. May 10: LEGO Pirates of the Carribean; MX vs. ATV Alive; Virtua Tennis 4. May 17: Brink; L.A. Noire.

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

Sources: Video Game Release Calendar; GameSpot; GameStop

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