Welcome to Heads-up, our weekly feature which gives you an at-a-glance run-down on the games you'll be able to buy or rent this weekend. Every Monday we'll pick out the best of the bunch, link to our reviews and previews and keep you in the video game loop so you have enough time to pre-order for Friday's post. Time to smash open your piggy bank so you can spend its coin-shaped guts.



There's plenty to choose from this week, with Microsoft's Xbox 360 exclusive racer Forza 4 being the most impressive of the bunch. We awarded it a brilliant 9/10 in our Forza 4 review and recommend it to anyone with even a passing interest in cars. PES also hits the UK on Friday, with Konami's latest delivering the best football experience the series has offered in many years. Dead Rising 2 also returns with a Frank West twist, in Dead Rising 2: Off the Record - which is available at a budget price.

Forza Motorsport 4 - Xbox 360

PES 2012 - Xbox 360, PS3 and PC

Dead Rising 2: Off The Record - Xbox 360, PS3, and PC

Worth a look

For the kiddies there's the latest Spyro adventure, Kinectimals - Now with Bears, and Double Fine's Sesame Street - Once Upon a Monster for Kinect. Dance fans will also enjoy Ubisoft's Just Dance 3, which continues to provide plenty of entertainment while not taking itself too seriously.

Just Dance 3- Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon - Xbox 360 and PS3

Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge - Xbox 360 and PS3

Might & Magic Heroes VI - PC

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure - Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, and DS

Spider-Man: Edge Of Time - Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, and 3DS

WRC: World Rally Championship 2011 - Xbox 360, PS3, and PC

Kinectimals - Now With Bears! - Xbox 360

Sesame Street - Once Upon a Monster - Xbox 360

And the rest...

Farming Simulator 2011: Platinum Edition - PC

X-Men: Destiny - Wii

Michael Phelps - Push The Limit - Xbox 360