I know this is the console forum but I decided to include PC games so owners of all 3 platforms can decide which version of the game to get. This is really just to remind everyone of the great releases coming out this year, feel free to suggest any other hot game for 2008 I might have missed. If a column says 360 or PC or PS3 it means that game is available ONLY and EXCLUSIVELY for that/those platform/s. If the name of a game is bolded it means it's already out, the colored number at the end of the line is the metacritic score for that game, clicking on it will take you to the game's metacritic entry. Green means it's a good game (75-89), orange is average or mixed (60-74), red is just plain bad (59 and below) and blue (90 or higher) means it's an outstanding game. 360 Tales of Vesperia - Namco Bandai - Action RPG - August 26 (81) Infinite Undiscovery - Square Enix - RPG - September 1 (68) Viva Piñata 2: Trouble in Paradise - Rare - Strategy - September 2 (82) Fable II - Lionhead Studios - RPG - October 21 (89) Gears of War 2 - Epic - Shooter (3rd-Person) - November 7 (93) Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts - Rare - Platformer - November 14 (79) The Last Remnant* - Square Enix - RPG - November 20 (65) Destroy All Humans!: Path of Furon** - Sandblast - Action - December 1 *Timed exclusive, also coming for PC and PS3 in the future. **The PS3 version was cancelled PS3 Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice - Nippon Ichi Software - Strategy-RPG - August 26 (78) SOCOM: Confrontation - Slant Six Games - Online Shooter (3rd-Person) - October 14 (61) Bioshock*- 2K Marin - Shooter (1st-Person) - October 21 (95) Eternal Sonata** - Namco Bandai - RPG - October 21 (80) LittleBigPlanet - Sony - Platformer/Online Sandbox - October 28 (95) Motorstorm: Pacific Rift - Evolution Studios - Racing (Off-Road) - October 28 (81) Resistance 2 - Sony - Shooter (1st-Person) - November 4 (86) Valkyria Chronicles - Sega - Strategy-RPG - November 4 (86) Alone in the Dark: Inferno*** - Eden Studios - Survival Horror - November 18 (67) *Already available on PC and 360, though the PS3 version has significant extra content. **Already out on Xbox360 but the PS3 version has additional playable characters, more storyline events, more quests, a costume system and possibly more. ***Already available on PC and 360, though the PS3 version is supposed to address A LOT of issues reviewers complained about like car physics, the inventory system, the camera system, etc as well as add new content. PC STALKER: Clear Sky - GSC - Shooter-RPG (1st-Person) - September 5 (75) Spore - Maxis - Strategy/Simulation/Online Sandbox - September 7 (84) Crysis Warhead - CryTek - Shooter (1st-Person) - September 16 (84) Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning - Mythic Entertainment - MMORPG - September 16 (86) The Witcher: Enhanced Edition - CDProjeckt - RPG - September 16 (86) Civilization IV: Colonization - Firaxis (Sid Meier) - Turn-Based Strategy - September 22 (83) Bully: Scholarship Edition* - Rockstar Games - Sandbox Action - October 24 (69) Sacred 2: Fallen Angel** - Ascaron Entertainment - Online Action RPG - November 11 (74) World of Warcraft Wrath of The Lich King - Blizzard - MMORPG Expansion Pack - November 13 (91) Grand Theft Auto IV*** - Rockstar Games - Sandbox Action - December 2 (92) *Already Available on PS2, Wii, Xbox360 **Coming in 2009 to PS3/360 ***Already available on Xbox360/PS3 Wii Line Rider 2: Unbound* - inXile entertaiinment - Puzzle - September 16 (67) SimCity Creator - Maxis - Strategy/Simulation - September 22 (66) de Blob - Blue Tongue - Platformer - September 22 (81) Wario Land: Shake It! - Good Feel (Nintendo) - Platformer - September 22 (77) Samba de Amigo - Gearbox Software - Rhythm/Music - September 23 (67) Gravity* - Deep Silver - Puzzle - October 17 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lightsaber Duels - Krome Studios - Action - November 11 (55) Animal Crossing: City Folk - Nintendo - Simulation/Community - November 16 (73) Skate It** - EA Montreal - Skating - November 17 (75) Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World - Namco Bandai - Action RPG - November 18 (66) Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars - Red Fly Studio - Action - December 2 *These games, while possibly great puzzle games, do not have the same value as other releases and are more akin to a WiiWare release even though they are not. **A version of this game called Skate is already available for 360/PS3 though the Wii version will undoubtedly feature a bunch of motion control additions. 360-PS3-Wii FaceBreaker - EA - Boxing - September 3 (52) Rock Band 2 - Harmonix - Rhythm/Music - September 14 (92) Star Wars: The Force Unleashed* - LucasArts - Action - September 16 (73) LEGO Batman: The Videogame - Traveller Tales - Platformer/Action -September 23 (76) Spiderman: Web of Shadows** - Shaba Games - Sandbox Action - October 21 (69) Guitar Hero World Tour - Neversoft - Rhythm/Music - October 26 (85) *Besides motion controls there's a significant difference in gameplay for the Wii version. **Wii version developed by Treyarch, because of this and hardware differences the game might end up significantly or slightly different from the 360/PS3 versions. Additionally, Web of Shadows and LEGO Batman are also available for PC 360-PS3 Golden Axe: Beast Rider - SEGA - Action (Beat 'em Up) - October 14 (45) Saints Row 2* - Volition - Sandbox Action - October 14 (82) Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe - Midway - Fighting - November 16 (75) Mirror's Edge** - DICE - Platformer (1st-Person) - November 11 (79) *Saints Row 2 is coming to PC on January, 2009. **Mirror's Edge is coming to PC on January, 2009. PC-360 Command & Conquer Red Alert 3* - EA - Real Time Strategy - October 28 (81) Left 4 Dead - Valve - Survival Shooter (1st-Person) - November 17 (89) *Xbox360 version coming out in November 11, PS3 version scheduled for 2009. All Platforms (PC, 360, PS3) Mercenaries 2: World In Flames - Pandemic Studios - Sandbox Shooter (3rd-Person) - August 31 (72) Pure - Black Rock Studio - Racing (ATV) - September 16 (85) Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway - Gearbox Sofware - Shooter (1st-Person) - September 23 (76) Silent Hill: Homecoming - Konami - Survival Horror - September 30 (72) Dead Space - EA - Shooter (1st-Person) - October 20 (89) Far Cry 2 - Ubisoft - Open-Ended Shooter (1st-Person) - October 21 (85) Fallout 3 - Bethesda - Open-Ended RPG - October 28 (93) James Bond: Quantum of Solace - Treyarch - Shooter (1st/3rd-Person) - November 4 (65) Legendary - Spark Unlimited - Shooter (1st-Person) - November 4 (49) Call of Duty: World at War - Treyarch - Shooter (1st-Person) - November 11 (85) Prince of Persia - Ubisoft - Platfomer/Action - December 2 (87) Rise of The Argonauts - Liquid Entertainment - Action RPG - December 16 Monthly Stats September: Average Score: 76 (23 games) Blue games: 1 (360/PS3/Wii: 1) Green games: 14 (360: 5, PS3: 4, Wii: 3, PC: 9) Orange games: 7 (360: 4, PS3: 3, Wii: 4, PC: 2) Red games: 1 (360/PS3/Wii: 1) Average 360: 75 (11 games) Average PS3: 75 (9 games) Average Wii: 72 (9 games) (Worst Reviewed) Average PC: 80 (11 games) (Best Reviewed) Best reviewed game: Rock Band 2 (360/PS3/Wii) (92) Worst reviewed game: Facebreaker (360/PS3/Wii) (52) October: Average Score: 80 (15 games) Blue games: 4 (360: 2, PS3: 3, PC: 1) Green games: 6 (360: 4, PS3: 6, Wii: 1, PC: 4) Orange games: 3 (360/Wii: 1, PC/PS3: 2) Red games: 1 (360: 1, PS3: 1) Average 360: 80 (8 games) Average PS3: 80 (12 games) Average Wii: 77 (2 games) (Worst Reviewed) Average PC: 81 (6 games) (Best Reviewed) Best reviewed game: LittleBigPlanet (PS3) (95) Worst reviewed game: Golden Axe Beast Rider (360/PS3) (45) November: Average Score: 75 (18 games) Blue games: 2 (360: 1, PC: 1) Green games: 8 (360: 5, PS3: 5, Wii: 1, PC: 1) Orange games: 6 Red games: 2 (360/PS3/PC/Wii: 1) Average 360: 75 (9 games) Average PS3: 74 (8 games) Average Wii: 67 (4 games) (Worst Reviewed) Average PC: 76 (6 games) (Best Reviewed) Best reviewed game: Gears of War 2 (360) (93) Worst reviewed game: Legendary (360/PS3/PC) (49) Hopefully this will help users deciding which console to get based on exclusives and will let other people know of all the releases coming in 2008.