Games still struggle to convey romance in a convincing manner.
EA and 39 Studios' RPG the first new IP RPG to take the top spot since Pokemon in 2000.
A look ahead to this week's new releases, which include Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and The Darkness 2.
This week the team plays Skyrim, Dungeons of Dredmor, and Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Catherine, the sexy action-adventure from Deep Silver, will be released in February in a standard edition and Stray Sheep Edition, the publisher has announced.
Quirky (and delayed) fidelity-puzzler Catherine will see a European release in February 2012, local publisher Deep Silver has announced.