The Monthly Game Guide: November 2012 Edition

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Monthly Game Guide November

It’s that time of the year again: yes, it’s November. Come the eleventh month, Activision releases the latest in the Call of Duty franchise, smashing sales records and frightening off every other publisher until Q1 of the following year. But this month, there’s two juggernauts going up against each other. It’s Halo 4 vs Black Ops 2, in what’s sure to be the fight of the century – at least until Halo 5 goes up against Black Ops 3.

Gamers can also look forward to the release of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale on the PS3 and Vita, which accompanies a string of high-profile Vita titles such as Persona 4 Golden. Perhaps the most intriguing November launch will be that of the Wii U, which lands on the 18th in North America. As the first next generation console, it will be interesting to see if gamers will flock to Nintendo’s latest offering, or wait for the PS4 and Xbox 720.

November 2012 Release List 

Note: Based Off North American Releases; Dates ands Platforms Subject to Change

Week of November 5th, 2012

  • Freakyforms Deluxe: Your Creations Alive (3DS; November 5th, 2012)
  • Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection (PS3, Xbox 360; November 6th, 2012)
  • Halo 4 (Xbox 360; November 6th, 2012)
  • LittleBigPlanet Karting (PS3; November 6th, 2012)
  • Mass Effect Trilogy (Xbox 360, PC; November 6th, 2012)
  • Nascar The Game: Inside Line (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii; November 6th, 2012)
  • PiD (PS3; November 6th, 2012)
  • Ragnarok Tactics (PSP; November 6th, 2012)
  • Rayman Origins (3DS; November 6th, 2012)
  • Saints Row The Third: The Full Package (PS3, Xbox 360, PC; November 6th, 2012)
  • Toe Jam & Earl (PS3; November 6th, 2012)
  • Toejam and Earl: In Panic On Funkotron (PS3; November 6th, 2012)
  • When Vikings Attack (PS3, Vita; November 6th, 2012)
  • Toe Jam & Earl Collection (Xbox 360; November 7th, 2012)
  • Karateka (Xbox 360; November 7th, 2012)

Week of November 12th, 2012

  • Assassin’s Creed 3 (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Trilogy (PS3; November 13th, 2012)
  • Ben 10 Omniverse (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, DS; November 13th, 2012/Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC; November 13th, 2012/Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified (Vita; November 13th, 2012)
  • F1 Race Stars (PS3, Xbox 360, PC; November 13th, 2012)
  • FIFA 13 (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • Just Dance 4 (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • Lego Lord of the Rings (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC; November 13th, 2012)
  • Mass Effect 3 (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • Rabbids Rumble (3DS; November 13th, 2012)
  • Rabbids Land (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited (3DS; November 13th, 2012/ Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Sports Connection (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • The Hip Hop Experience (Xbox 360, Wii; November 13th, 2012)
  • Victorious: Taking the Lead (Wii, DS; November 13th, 2012)
  • Wonderbook: Book of Spells (PS3, November 13th, 2012)
  • Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013 (Wii U; November 13th, 2012)
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U; November 14th, 2012/Vita, 3DS; November 20th, 2012)
  • Midway Arcade Origins (PS3, Xbox 360; November 16th, 2012)
  • Darksiders 2 (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Wii; November 18th, 2012)
  • Epic Mickey 2: Power Of Illusion (3DS; November 18th, 2012)
  • Funky Barn (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Game Party Champions (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • James Bond: 007 Legends (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • NBA 2K13 (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • New Super Mario Bros. U (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Nintendo Land (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • SiNG Party (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Skylanders Giants (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Tank! Tank! Tank! (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Transformers Prime: The Game (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Wipeout 3 (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)
  • Wii U (November 18th, 2012)
  • ZombiU (Wii U; November 18th, 2012)

Week of November 19th, 2012

  • Adventure Time: Hey Ice King? Why’d You Steal Our Garbage (3DS, DS; November 20th, 2012)
  • PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3, Vita; November 20th, 2012)
  • Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse (PS3, Xbox 360; November 20th, 2012)
  • Hitman Absolution (PS3, Xbox 360; November 20th, 2012)
  • Persona 4 Golden (Vita; November 20th, 2012)
  • Rise of the Guardians (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, 3DS, DS; November 20th, 2012)

Week of November 26th, 2012

What games are you looking forward to the most this month? Let us know by leaving a comment down below!


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  1. Black ops, halo, playstation all stars and assassins creed 3… im gonna have no money left XD.

  2. also do you guys have a copy of black ops and are currently reviewing it?

    • No Black Ops 2 yet

  3. Hitman Absolution is the only game I’m looking forward to. I just beat AC3, Darksiders 2 wasn’t that great, and I got tired of Halo after the second one.

  4. Doesn’t assassins creed ezio trilogy come in November or am I mistaken?

    • Yes you’re right, I must have missed this one. I’ll fix it :).

      • Haha awesome thanks. Yeah I plan on picking it up so I got mildly confused when I didn’t see it lol no worrie though.

        But for me just playing ac3 web I pick it up Friday and maye black ops 2 if I can afford it. Just bought liberation and enjoying it. Almost finished it.

  5. I’m taking a break from new releases this month, mostly spending time going through the ol’ backlog.

    Just picked up Halo 4, so I’m currently playing that, as well as the PS3 JRPG Mugen Souls and F.E.A.R. Extraction Point on my PC. Then I’ll be getting Black Ops 2 next week.

    I also plan to finally start Derrick the Deathfin and perhaps Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation. Never been a fan of the franchise, but I find the Vita game strangely intriguing.

  6. I’m interested in playing the campaigns for Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 but I won’t be buying them. I think I’ll be getting Hitman though. :)

    • Oh and awesome Monthly Game Guide picture ;)

      • Photo credits go to the lovely Andrew Dyce, who makes these for me each month.

  7. ….saints row, and sonic allstars racing is all thats left to get for me…..

  8. So many games. O.O The only November release I’m definitely getting is Black Ops 2. However, I plan on getting NASCAR The Game: Inside Line at some point. Depending on the reviews, I may eventually pick up PSASBR and Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse.

    • No kidding. I have a pile of brand new and recent releases I don’t know when I can play :|

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