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Call of Juarez: The Cartel
In Stores This Week Around The World
Written Monday, July 18, 2011 By Richard Walker
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There's not exactly a whole lot to write home about this week, with each region around the world getting a minimum of two new games to choose from, including the release of the third Call of Juarez in western territories, as The Cartel launches, transporting the series into the modern day with automatic weaponry, swears and drugs.

Meanwhile, Australia gets to experience the simple joys of EDF: Insect Armageddon, North America gets Captain America: Super Soldier and Europe gets to check out Cars 2, which involves being a spy, but as a car, or something to that effect.

Finally, Japan gets FEAR 3, Sniper: Ghost Warrior and Alice: Madness Returns, a good few weeks after they've launched pretty much everywhere else, as well as a couple of new games and a platinum re-issue of FFXIII. And that about wraps it up for this week. Check out what's on offer:

Asia (via play-asia.com)

  • Alice: Madness Returns
  • FEAR 3
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior
  • Chou Jigen Game: Neptune (CH Selection)
  • No More Heroes: Red Zone Edition
  • Final Fantasy XIII (Ultimate Hits)

Australia (via ebgames.com.au)

  • Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel

Europe (via game.co.uk)

  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel
  • Cars 2
  • Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
  • Ratchet & Clank Double Pack
  • Resistance Double Pack
  • Uncharted Double Pack

North America (via gamestop.com)

  • Captain America: Super Soldier
  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel



 
 

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Comment #1 by PKopetzky
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 04:28:19 AM
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Still pretty pissed that the first Resistance doesn't have trophies... :-(

 
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Comment #2 by Golem25
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 05:07:59 AM
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@1; Indeed,I don`t get why Insomniac still hasn`t fixed that, especially with this rerelease.

Didn`t know there was an Uncharted double pack as well. Interesting, considering I haven`t played those games, but then again, the genre isn`t for me. Perhaps a price drop will help.

And Cars 2 looks really mediocre. The first game, which me younger brother loved on the PS2, had quite a few things going for it, but this one looks rather bland. It doesn`t help that the movie is Pixar`s worst outing since The Incredibles (IMHO). It`s not bad by any means, but not what Pixar is capable of.

 
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Comment #3 by Micheil794
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 05:23:18 AM
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Can't wait for Cars 2. Well the film more than the game, but the first is definitely my favourite Pixar film.

 
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Comment #4 by M09_Lord-of-War
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 08:42:11 AM
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does the Ratchet and Clank pack have trophies?

 
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Comment #5 by Terminator
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 09:32:55 AM
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@2:

Insomniac have always said they'll never do a trophy patch for R1 as it would be too costly and time-consuming to do so.


@4:

Tools of Destruction doesn't but the other one in the pack does (I can't remember what it's called)

 
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Comment #6 by BolgTheRapist
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 02:10:19 PM
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Anyone else think the Call of Juarez cover art looks a bit familiar? Heh.

 
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Comment #7 by nuke4U
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 04:12:02 PM
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@6

Yep indeed, reminds me of a mix of RDR and GTA cover art. They even put a chopper in the upper left corner.

 
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Comment #8 by GILROY3
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 @ 12:54:18 PM
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nothing really good in the Us this week Oh well


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Game Info
Developer:
Techland
Publisher:
Ubisoft
Genre:

Release:

US July 19, 2011
Europe July 22, 2011
Japan October 13, 2011

Resolution: 480p, 720p
Sound: Dolby Digital
Players: 1
Online Players : 2-12
ESRB: Mature
Collection:129
Wishlist:49
 
 
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