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Out this week: Assassin's Creed 3, ZOE HD Collection, Need for Speed: Most Wanted

A complete guide to this week's game releases

Vying for your hard-earned cash this week is a good mixture of old and new video games. From Ubisoft we've got Assassin's Creed 3 for PS3 and Xbox 360 - and you can expect our review shortly.

Joining AC3 is Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation, a companion title for PS Vita, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, which we'll also have a review for up for today, and Zone of the Enders HD Collection. PC players will also be treated to Natural Selection 2 and Painkiller: Hell and Damnation.

Here's your complete guide to this week's releases:


Assassin's Creed 3

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Platform
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Developer
Ubisoft
Publisher
Ubisoft

"This is clearly the most ambitious Assassin's Creed yet - the scale and depth dwarfs past entries - and although it's currently rough around the edges, this is a game large enough to hold your attention for months, regardless of how many pigs you decide to feed along the way."

Further reading: 6 reasons Assassin's Creed 3 will rule 2012 | Assassin's Creed 3 preview: 3-hours with Ubi's threequel | 20 best Assassin's Creed 3 moments


Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation

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Platform
PS Vita
Developer
Ubisoft
Publisher
Ubisoft

Okami HD

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Platform
PlayStation Network
Developer
Capcom
Publisher
Capcom

Further reading: Why Okami outdoes Zelda: Twilight Princess | Okami review


Natural Selection 2

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Platform
PC
Developer
Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Publisher
Unknown Worlds Entertainment

Need for Speed: Most Wanted

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Platforms
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, PlayStation Vita
Developer
Criterion Games
Publisher
EA

"Factor in instant restarts and the ability to warp straight to events and you've got a slicker, punchier version of Burnout Paradise that succeeds in eliminating all of its dead zones, and makes a better fist at encouraging you to explore its world. The only outstanding question is whether Most Wanted can succeed where Paradise crashed, by offering a single player experience that's every bit the equal of purpose built racers such as Blur and Hot Pursuit. Fenders crossed..."

Further reading: Need for Speed: Most Wanted preview


Football Manager 2013

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Platform
PC
Developer
Sports Interactive

Publisher
Sega

Further reading: Football Manager 2013 interview: A new vision | Football Manager 2013 interview: Miles Jacobson on 'the most ambitious FM yet'


Painkiller Hell and Damnation

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Platform
PC
Developer
The Farm 51
Publisher
Nordic Games

Zone of the Enders: HD Collection

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Platform
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Developer
Konami
Publisher
Konami

Zone of the Enders: HD Collection is only out in the US today. Konami has said a European release date will be announced in the future.

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