This is where it kicks off for the winter with Bioshock, GRAW 2, and Madden NFL ’08. That and the 360 Elite comes to the UK this week, expect the releases to come thick and fast.
Rider’s World: Competition August 20, 2007: Trilogy of three totally pony games (pony being a term of derision). You can customize your pony, though not to the extent allowed in Need For Speed
Prank TV 21/8/2007: Follow a family as they prank their way to the top of the ratings in this off-the-wall adventure.
BioShock 24/8/2007: Single player first person RPG, Gorgeous water effects, intuitive interface, engaging story crafting, this game seems to have it all.
Loki 24/8/2007: Action RPG in the vein of Diablo and Diablo 2, choose between four different mythologies to draw your power from and roam the world hacking and slashing to your heart’s content.
Madden NFL 2008 24/8/2007: The best selling sports franchise in the world returns for its latest offering, Instead of risking life and limb on the field, you can do it from your sofa in complete safety.
UFO: Trilogy 24/8/2007: Aftermath, Aftershock, and Afterlight, all in the same box.
The Bojo Game – Home Edition 25/8/2007: Card and casino games galore, if you want to try it you can get a 15 minute trial.
Nascar 2008: Chase for the Cup 24/8/2007: Its NASCAR, insanely fast cars racing around a ring of concrete.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 24/8/2007: The sequel to the immensely popular GRAW sees the ghosts take on the mexican rebels once more as the conflict started in the first one continues to escalate.
BioShock 24/8/2007:A claustrophobic and atmospheric FPS adventure with RPG elements. Explore the drowned city of Rapture and fight off the mutated inhabitants.
Blue Dragon 24/8/2007: Japanese RPG, originally developed to build a user base for the 360 in Japan, follow a boy and his companions as they learn to manipulate their shadows in the service of good.
Madden NFL 2008 24/8/2007: 12, 24, 48, HUT, HUT, HUT. Need I say more?
Nascar 2008: Chase for the Cup 24/8/2007: Relive your days of thunder fantasies with this generic racer.
Madden NFL 2008 24/8/2007: Sack the quarterback, score the touchdown, ogle the cheerleaders.
Nascar 2008: Chase for the Cup 24/8/2007: The chequered flag beckons.
Madden NFL 2008 24/8/2007: Now you can carry Pro-footballers around in your pocket. ‘Pro-kemon’ anyone?
Pac-Man Rally 24/8/2007: Mario Kart with Pac-Man and other Namco characters.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 24/8/2007: Manage what the military has been trying to figure out for years; how to carry loads of hi-tech equipment around unnoticed.
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates 23/8/2007: The saga continues and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down any time soon.
ANNO 1701: Dawn of Discovery 24/8/2007: Historic strategy and management in this game set in the 16th century.
Madden NFL 2008 24/8/2007: I’d be careful how you use the touchscreen, don’t want the players getting the wrong idea now.