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New PAL Releases Roundup - 08/05/09

Plants vs. Zombies, Broken Steel, more.

Plants vs. Zombies. There you go. See you next week.

Oh alright, you could also go for Fallout 3: Broken Steel. Kristan reckons it's a reasonably splendid mixture of gruelling battles with bonkers enemies, and important structural changes that wring more joy out of the endgame and levelling system. But he also thinks it's a bit cut-and-paste in too many places, which is why he only gave it 7/10.

Or you might fancy a bit of Space Invaders Extreme on Xbox Live Arcade, with its fancy-pants multicoloured scoring system and electronic soundtrack and effects. We'll hopefully have a review of that up today, if international sensation Ellie manages to beam her copy home from Germany. I've no idea why she's in Germany. It's not even work-related.

But really you're most likely to fancy a bit of Plants vs. Zombies. Every time I walk through the office at lunchtime (issuing punishments), I see it on at least one more screen. As Christian said when he 9/10ed it, it's tower defence without any of the lulls, and with more humour, and with Michael Jackson. And Zombonis. Ports to every platform imaginable can't come soon enough.

This week:

  • Arkanoid Live! (Xbox Live Arcade)
  • Aqua Panic (DS)
  • Dance Party: Club Hits (PS2, Wii)
  • Dance Party: Pop Hits (PS2, Wii)
  • Fallout 3: Broken Steel (PC, Xbox 360)
  • My Happy Kitchen (DS)
  • Plants vs. Zombies (PC)
  • Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis (DS, PC, Wii)
  • Space Invaders Extreme (Xbox Live Arcade)
  • Velvet Assassin (PC, Xbox 360)
  • Zombie Wranglers (Xbox Live Arcade)

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