Welcome gaming bastards to another edition of G.R.O.W.

This is NerdBastards weekly game release of the week list, where we give y’all a heads up on what has come out for the consoles and PC/Mac. We also cover downloadable titles as well.

Here we are on the week of E3 and usually games that comes out this week are titles that gets passed by but this week is different as there are few titles that are definitely worth checking out.

Click on the Read More Button to check out some of these titles and see which one of these games will be taking up most of your time until next weeks batch of video games.


inFAMOUS 2 is a single player, Open World game, exclusive to PlayStation 3. The second chapter in the best selling infamous franchise, this immersive adventure offers a powerful, emotional, and visceral take on being a superhero, and the choices that involves. Features include: a unique blend of electrical and melee combat abilities, epic boss battles, a new morality system allowing for two possible game endings, user generated missions and more.

Hero Edition include: Exclusive limited edition 8.5″ Cole MacGrath statue; Replica Cole MacGrath sling pack; Super voucher that gives access to in-game content, including the Lightning Hook Power, Electrocution Grenade Power, Kessler Skin, and 24K Gold Amp weapon variant; Mini infamous #1 comic from DC Comics; Official infamous 2 soundtrack.

Here we are with the second game in the franchise and Sucker Punch made some changes for the good as it seems. Gamers once again takes control of Cole, a more likeable version, and having to decide to follow the road Order or Chaos. Of course, picking which road will determine what new elemental power Cole shall receive. If you’ve been waiting for another open world action game then this game is for you. The demo is out for you to check out.

Available: Playstation 3 Hero Edition; Playstation 3

Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters

The Manhunters are an android race, originally created by the Guardians of the Universe to serve as the first interstellar police force. The Manhunters became more obsessed with administering punishment than serving justice, forcing the Guardians to dissolve their ranks. The few Manhunters that survived fled into exile and the Guardians founded a new elite police force called the Green Lantern Corps and armed its memebers with specially crafted power rings. Now the Manhunters are back and out for revenge, readying their forces for a war against the Guardians and the Green Lantern Corps. Faced with destruction, the Corps is looking to you as the newest recruit, gifted but cocky test pilot Hal Jordon, to protect peace and preserve justice. Building on the anticipation of Warner Bros.’ feature film Green Lantern, in theaters June 17, 2011, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters includes the likeness and voice talent of Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, who is the star of the upcoming motion picture.

Here we are with the video game based on a movie that is based on a comic. Anyway, some recent movie based video games have been decent and it seems that Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is in that direction as the PS3 and 360 version of the game is a simple brawler and combos will determine what form your ring will become to finish the combo. The DS and 3DS version of the game will be a simple but nice looking side scroller.

Available: Xbox 360; Playstation 3; Nintendo Wii; Nintendo 3DS; Nintendo DS

Red Faction: Armageddon

Red Faction: Armageddon places you in the role of Darius Mason, a man born of Colonist and Marauder blood, who must save mankind from an unspeakable evil that has resurfaced. In the latest installment of the Red Faction franchise, you must travel across the storm-blasted Red Planet — and below the surface as you take up arms against a terrifying new force that threatens the sake of mankind. Will you be able uphold your family’s tradition of fighting for the freedom of Mars to protect the settlements against this mysterious lethal force?

Ready to go back to Mars and destroy some shit? With Red Faction: Armageddon, you are placed 50 years after the first game and once again, be able to go underground like you were able to do in the first game. It seems that folks that may have not been too fond of Red Faction: Guerrilla may like this installment so check it out.

Available: Xbox 360; Playstation 3; PC

Other Notable Games:

Operation Flashpoint: Red River (360, PS3, PC)

Downloadable Games Worth Checking:

Excitebike 3D (3DS) – The game is free for 30 Days once the 3DS E-Shop launches, in which it launched yesterday.

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