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Kid Icarus: Uprising – 3DS – Medusa has been resurrected and is gathering the underworld forces of darkness to fulfill her ambition. You play as an angel named Pit who is bestowed the power of flight from Palutena, the Goddess of Light. Repel the Medusa’s underworld army with your choice of an array of weapons like: Blades, Claws, Bow, Cannon, Mace, Staff and others that you will discover along your journey. Multiplayer mode allows for competitive gameplay locally or over a wireless Internet connection. Its time for Medusa to meet the power of light and only you can guide Pit to victory!
Armored Core V – PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 – The ARMORED CORE series is renowned in the mech action genre for its intense one-on-one battles and customization options. ARMORED CORE V is a new entry that revolutionizes the series with more content than the previous games, a completely new atmosphere, and a robust offline mode. In addition, the online mode has been newly designed to focus on huge team-based battles on a global scale.
Ninja Gaiden 3 – PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 – Ninja Gaiden 3 is an Action-Adventure game in which players take on the role of the iconic video game ninja, Ryu Hayabusa. The Ninja Gaiden game series has a long history stretching from the original 1980’s arcade classic, all the way through more recent games developed for Next Generation consoles by the legendary Tecmo-Koei game development group, Team Ninja. Ninja Gaiden 3 embraces the evolution of the series by incorporating gameplay scenarios new to the franchise, such as a closer look at the backstory of Ryu Hayabusa, the blending of realistic and modern combat situations with classic ninja warrior skills, more accessible yet still challenging gameplay and franchise first multiplayer game options.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City – PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 – Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a hybrid Horror-Survival/squad-based Third-person shooter game set between the events of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. The game features mission-based gameplay as multiple playable characters from the Umbrella Security Service, each with special abilities. Additional features include: a wide array of enemies (zombie, human and other), four-player support in the campaign, and the ability to play as iconic Resident Evil characters in an online mode.
Dirt 3 Complete Edition – PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 – DiRT3 Complete Edition includes the award-winning DiRT3 (metacritic: 87) expanded with over 35 dollars of extra content included in the box.Race through the snow, rain and dirt and experiencedramatic night races as DiRT3 is extended with12 new routes at two new locations plus 13 extracars and liveries.Experience freestyle Gymkhana, Rally, Rallycrossand more in solo, online and split-screen modesas you compete on a global tour from Finland toMonaco and Tokyo.Powered by the award-winning EGO Enginefor stunning weather, incredible damage andjaw-dropping graphics, DiRT3 Complete Edition isthe essential version of the ultimate off-road racer.
Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai – PC – The standalone expansion to the award winning Total War: SHOGUN 2 explores the conflict between the Imperial throne and the last Shogunate in 19th century Japan, 400 years after the events of the original game – a dramatic clash of traditional Samurai culture with the explosive power of modern weaponry.
Kinect Rush – Xbox 360 – Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure, invites families and fans of all ages to experience the worlds of five beloved Disney Pixar films like never before. Through the magic of Kinect for Xbox 360, scan yourself into the game to become a unique character in five Pixar worlds.
Silent Hill HD Collection – PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 – Silent Hill Re-Mastered Collection combines two classic spine-chilling Silent Hill titles from the past and brings them to the PlayStation 3. Introducing Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 3 with enhancements including true high-definition graphics, this offering gives new fans and old fans the opportunity to experience the early era of Silent Hill as a true genre-defining experience with the added value of two games.
Warriors Orochi – PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 – Warriors Orochi 3 combines the much loved heroes of the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series in an all new story that for the first time also features characters from Ninja Gaiden, Warriors: Legends of Troy, Bladestorm, Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll and Dead or Alive! The game also introduces the bond system, where the bonds between characters can be increased by interaction in banquets, fighting together as allies, rescuing struggling allies, and accepting then clearing missions in battles.