Week in Games: Two Sequels and Something New

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Lost Planet 2 (above) and Skate 3 highlight the coming week. But let's do this roundup a bit differently and, I hope, in a way that's a little more useful and interesting to you.

Monday (May 10)
Photo Dojo (DS): It's a chop-socky side-scroller/fighter, but more importantly, it gets you into the action, with often hilarious results. Available free on the DSiWare Shop until June 10.

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Also: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations. The classic comes to WiiWare; Dance Sensation (Wii), Earthworm Jim (DS) and Chess Challenge (DS and Wii)

Tuesday (May 11)
Lost Planet 2 (Xbox 360, PS3): Go back to EDN III in Capcom's sci-fi shooter sequel.
Skate 3 (Xbox 360, PS3): EA's non-Tony Hawk skater is back for a third installment.

Also: 3D Dot Game Heroes (PS3); Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition 3D (PS3 and Xbox 360); Age of Conan: Rise of the Gods (PC), Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (PSP).

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Wednesday (May 12)
Heroes of Newerth (PC); Rocket Knight (via Steam and Xbox Live Arcade); Things on Wheels (XBLA)

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Looking Ahead:
May 18: Red Dead Redemption; Alan Wake; Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands; Split/Second; Dragon Age: Origins - Darkspawn Chronicles; Trauma Team. May 23: Super Mario Galaxy 2. May 25: UFC Undisputed 2010; ModNation Racers; Blur. May 31: Green Day: Rock Band. June 1: Alpha Protocol; Backbreaker.

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So how was that? Also, feel free to brag about what you're getting, rage about what you can't afford, talk about what you're looking forward to, in the comments.

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DISCUSSION

Man, the 18th is such a wallet buster! Alan Wake, Prince of Persia and Split Second, all at once?!

Thank god Im only getting Alan Wake on the 18th, my best friend is getting PoP, and we'll probably swap when we beat our games.