It’s a slow week to bring May into focus, in spite of this being the month of Max, Diablo and Ghost Recon.
Sniper Elite V2 (not to be confused with Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2) is the sequel to 2005’s moderately well-received Sniper Elite for PC.
The new title hopes to grab players by expanding the levels to be more open in an almost sandbox style, and is releasing cross platform, hitting on Thursday 3rd May for 360 and PS3 (AUD$89.95 or NZD$119.95) and PC (AUD$69.95 or NZD$89.95).
Outside brick and mortar retail, consumers can also pick up Fable Heroes, a hack-n-slash based on the Lionhead Studios franchise on XBLA on Wednesday 2nd May, or Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat, which marks the third entry in the violent one-on-one fighting series based on the TV Show, which will be available via XBLA or PSN on Thursday 3rd May.
Also, a special note must go to Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead game, which launches this week in the rest of the world but not in Australia or New Zealand due to OFLC concerns. As of now, Telltale has not answered MCV’s inquiry as to why New Zealand should be excluded considering their longstanding R18 rating.
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