Culver City (CA) - A flood of new games are hitting the market this Halloween giving gamers an extra treat. Almost a dozen new titles for the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360 and the PC will be released. In addition, several games will have more expensive collector's editions which will include extra content and shiny metal cases.
Probably the most eagerly awaited title is Final Fantasy XII from Square Enix. It will launch on October 31st for the PlayStation 2 and is sure to sell out at many stores. A collector's edition that includes a DVD of developer's interviews, historical videos and an art gallery will be sold for $60.
Car games will also be popular this Halloween. The PlayStation 2 will also get ATV Off Road Fury 4, Need for Speed Carbon and Need for Speed Carbon: Collector's Edition on October 31st. The collector's edition will have extra cars and a DVD with behind the scenes footage. Need for Speed Carbon will also be released for the Xbox 360 on the same day.
Speaking of the Xbox 360, the console will get First Encounter Assault Recon (FEAR) and FIFA Soccer 07 on Halloween. FEAR has been available for the PC for over a year.
PCs haven't been left out either. NeverWinter Nights 2 and Ultima Online 9th Anniversary Collection will be available on October 31st.