This week is the last in 2009 where we will see major PC game titles ship to stores (although there will likely be a few downloadable titlesand expansions that will come out next week). This week's releases include the final game from a major dev studio and the final chapter in a adventure game revival.The Saboteur
- Pandemic Studios
' office got shut down a few weeks ago by Electronic Arts. But the last game made at the offices goes out with a bang with this WWII open world action title centering on a lone rebel in Paris who tries to fight the Nazis.
- (Delayed from last week) While the console versions of Codemasters
' rally racer were released last September, the PC version that comes out this week has the distinction of being the first PC game released in the US that has DirectX11
-supported graphics out of the box.
Tales of Monkey Island - Chapter 5
: Telltale Games
' final chapter in their revival of LucasArts
' adventure game series tries to answer the question "Is
Guybrush Threepwood really dead?" Our question is, "Will there be more Monkey Island games in the future?"
East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar
: Paradox Interactive
releases this stand alone game in the historical strategy series that focuses on the famous naval battle in the 19th century.
For the Glory: A Europa Universalis II Game
: Paradox Interactive releases this historical strategy game based on Europa Universalis II
. The game started out as a free mod and has now evolved into a stand alone commercial title.