whiffA second wave of Xbox 360 Platinum Hits is scheduled to join last fall's elected throughout North America, Latin America, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region on March 16 -- select 'platinum' titles have already hit Europe. The lineups vary by region, but in the US, 8 games have been chosen, representing a respectable variety, albeit a predictably shooter-heavy roster. Oblivion is conspicuously absent from the list; and it should be noted that Battlefield 2, Burnout, Fight Night, GRAW, and Table Tennis are already available for $30 -- Call of Duty 2 and Top Spin 2 for $40. This leaves Dead or Alive 4 as the lone bargain of the bunch.

The Americas' lineup ($29.99 US):

  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
  • Burnout Revenge
  • Call of Duty 2
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • Fight Night Round 3
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
  • Top Spin 2
  • Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis
Japan's lineup (2,800 yen):
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
  • Burnout Revenge
  • Chrome Hounds
  • Perfect Dark Zero
Asia Pacific's lineup (prices vary by region):
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • N3: Ninety-Nine Nights
  • Project Gotham Racing® 3
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
Europe's lineup (29.99 euros):
  • Call of Duty 2
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • Project Gotham Racing 3
  • Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
  • Lara Kroft Tomb Raider: Legend

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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