There are some great choices this week. For strategy fans, a major expansion for Civilization V arrives, introducing a new take on religion and a creative spy mechanic. LEGO gets its first voiced game in the form of LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. A new twist on Pokémon arrives in the form of Pokémon Conquest, blending Romance of the Three Kingdoms and the “gotta catch ‘em all” game play the core series is known for.

Pick of the week: I’d have to suffer the Wrath of God if I picked anything other than Magic: the Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013. This time out, the minds at Wizards of the Coast have integrated the new Planechase format, a more engaging story mode and all new puzzles. This is the first step in the Magic 2013 campaign devoted to bringing new players into the fold. You can read our E3 preview right here.

Here is this week’s lineup:

PlayStation 3

  • Brave
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Magic: the Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 (PSN)

Xbox 360

  • Brave
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Let’s Dance
  • Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor
  • Magic: the Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 (XBLA)

Wii

  • Brave
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Let’s Dance

PC

  • Brave
  • Civilization V: Gods and Kings Expansion
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Magic: the Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
  • Quantum Conundrum

Mac

  • Brave

3DS

  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

DS

  • Brave
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • Pokémon Conquest

PS Vita

  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
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