New in video games: Jan. 19, 2009


Well, not every week can be a stellar time for new releases.

>> SimAnimals by Electronic Arts (Wii $49.99, Nintendo DS $29.99, rated E for everyone)

Wii version:

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DS version:

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>> Skate 2 by Electronic Arts (PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, $59.99, rated T for teen)

>> Star Ocean: Second Evolution by Square Enix (Sony PSP, $39.99, rated T for teen)

Next week: Nobunaga’s Ambition: Iron Triangle, MLB Front Office Manager, Afro Samurai, Coraline

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Scott Kirchhofer
One of Nerdvana's founding bloggers, Scott Kirchhofer is a graphic artist and designer of the Nerdvana logo, as well as a gamer and comic book movie fan.