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June 2018

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Battlefield 3 (PS3/X360/PC)

Battlefield 3 uses the Frostbite 2 game engine to create a massive sense of scale, completely destructible environments and enable players to pilot a range of vehicles from jets and tanks to choppers and jeeps.

With the addition of Battlelog, the Battlefield social network service, fans old and new can stay connected as they rise to the challenge to become one of the world's best soldiers.

Battlefield 3 is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB.

Ben 10 Galactic Racing (3DS)

Ben 10 Galactic Racing is the first kart racing experience in the Ben 10 franchise, which is based on the Cartoon Network series.

Ben 10 Galactic Racing features more than 25 unique and challenging high-speed tracks spread across five planets from the Ben 10 universe for an ultimate racing experience. Supporting up to four players, Ben 10 Galactic Racing is an exciting multiplayer racing experience for the whole family.

Players race with or against friends in the various game modes as they twist and turn through challenging high-speed tracks across several 3D planets from the Ben 10 series.

Ben 10 Galactic Racing is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB.

Blackwater (X360)

As the only FPS available on Kinect for Xbox 360, Blackwater reinvents the modern combat genre by giving players the ability to control gameplay using a traditional controller or with the controller-free abilities of Kinect for Xbox 360, introducing an unprecedented level of depth to the FPS genre.

The game features more than 25 different Kinect moves as players employ real Blackwater combat tactics to knock down doors, shoot, crouch, throw grenades and use various environments for cover. Featuring officially-licensed weapons, players lead a team of Blackwater operatives as they protect inhabitants of a fictional North African town who are battling a corrupt general in order to restore peace.

Blackwater for Xbox 360 Kinect is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB.

Centipede: Infestation (3DS/Wii)

Centipede: Infestation is a re-imagination of the original Atari classic with a modern gameplay update. Players assume the role of an orphaned teenager hero named Max as he trudges through the wasteland, fighting off giant bugs. Along Max's travels, he encounters a young teen named Maisy, who possesses a collection of seeds that hold the secret to bringing plant life back to the wasteland. Max and Maisy join forces to grow these gardens and protect the last natural resources on earth.

With over 21 weapons, are you good enough to hold off the never-ending onslaught of killer bugs, by blasting these insects apart with fun flamethrowers, goofy grenade launchers, laser guns, messy machine guns and pulse guns? Grab the gas masks and enter the toxic wasteland. You're humanity's last hope!

Centipede: Infestation carries a suggested retail price of $29.99.

The Cursed Crusade (PS3/X360/PC)

A story of salvation and survival, The Cursed Crusade brings to life the mystery and allure of the Middle Ages. The game's main characters are not heroes; they're just men, susceptible to temptation, easily made to feel doubt and despair. The raw, gritty accuracy of many of the game's historical locations is sharply contrasted by Denz and Esteban's supernatural struggle to save their souls. Their affliction, the Templar's Curse, threatens to accelerate their descent into hell, burning their humanity away as it engulfs the space around them in demonic flame. A tale of retribution and survival, The Cursed Crusade is sure to satisfy action gamers everywhere with its violence, gore, and drama.

Dance Central 2 (X360)

Dance Central 2 expands on the addictive Dance Central experience with more full-body dance routines, featuring the introduction of voice commands, new multiplayer gameplay, and a soundtrack featuring more than 40 new songs from hit artists like Usher, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Daft Punk and Montell Jordan.

Dance Central 2 is rated "T" for Teen.

Digimon Masters (PC)

Digimon Masters is an MMO featuring the Digimon franchise. The conflict has spilled once again from the Digital World into the real world, and the fate of both worlds rests in the hands of a new generation of Tamers. The game features a deeper RPG experience, enhanced graphics and adrenaline-pumping real-time combat

Disney Universe (Wii/PS3/X360/PC)

Disney Universe is the first video game that brings together characters and worlds inspired by both animated and live-action films from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures.

Disney Universe offers a four-person multiplayer action experience, with frenzied gameplay that appeals to players of all ages. The game features 45 classic and contemporary iconic character costumes inspired by well-known and legendary properties, such as the Disney*Pixar hits WALL-E and Monsters, Inc., Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Academy Award-winning classics, The Lion King and Aladdin.

Players will journey to the enchanted city of Agrabah, sail the high seas in Jack Sparrow's beloved Pirate ship, or witness the majesty of Pride Rock as they suit up to battle some of the most fearsome villains in the Disney catalog.

Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (PS3/X360)

Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi features upgraded battle, environmental and character graphics, with designs drawn from the original animation series. Destructible battlefields, including massive craters and ki energy blasts cutting across the sky, deliver a more dynamic experience and immediate sense of urgency to the exhilarating fights. An accessible battle system allows gamers of all ages to hold their own in fast-paced battles while still retaining tactical depth for hardcore players.

Dungeon Siege III: Treasures of the Sun DLC (PS3/X360/PC)

Dungeon Siege III: Treasures of the Sun extends the journey beyond the borders of Ehb to an all-new environment: the Aranoi Desert. On their search for a lost Legion hero, players fight through hordes of new villains only to find a forgotten abbey hiding a long-lost secret: the greatest treasure of the Azunite faith.

Key Features:

  • New abilities
  • Level up to 35
  • More monsters and items
  • Reallocate Talent & Proficiency Points
  • New Enchanting System

Dungeon Siege III: Treasures of the Sun is available for 800 Microsoft points or $9.99. Players must own Dungeon Siege III to download and play Dungeon Siege III: Treasures of the Sun.

Family Vacation: California (PC)

It's a road trip gone awry, and the Simmons family is counting on you to get them to California on time. Family Vacation delivers a twist on the hidden-object genre by re-creating the trials, tribulations and triumphs of a cross-country family vacation through engaging game play and story-telling.

Barb never expected to win. However, her submission to be a contestant on the game show The Price is Nice was accepted and she and her family are on their way to sunny California. It's up to you to help them get to their destination safely and in time for the show. You'll have to help them pack, get to the airport on time, board the plane and check in to their hotel.

Once at their destination, you'll hit the beach, take in a ballgame and go to the Playland Theme Park, all before helping Barb compete on her favorite game show for cash and prizes.

Family Vacation is available for PC on Big Fish Games via digital download for $9.99.

Gemini Rue (PC)

Gemini Rue explores the intertwined fates of two very different men, ex-assassin Azriel Odin and hospital inmate Delta-Six, who are struggling under the corrupt Boryokudan crime syndicate in a bleak, dystopian future. Through story- and puzzle-based gameplay that alternates between these characters, players must uncover the secrets both are hiding and uncover the bond between them. Inspired by the classic adventure games of Sierra and LucasArts, Gemini Rue has a point and click interface, hand-painted backgrounds, professional voice acting, and optional in-game commentary. Plus, the Steam version includes two new features: cloud save support and 15 in-game achievements.

Gemini Rue is available on Steam for $9.99, but the game is on sale for 15% off ($8.49) through Nov. 2.

House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut (PS3)

Can you battle to the still-beating heart of Bayou City's streets of terror? What madness lies at the centre of the mutant outbreak? Sick of asking questions? Then KILL THEM ALL!

inviZimals: Shadow Zone (PSP)

. Travel the world and embark on a thrilling new adventure as you master new skills to capture and battle with the most incredible creatures you have ever experienced.

The game is set several months after the events of inviZimals. Players reunite with Jazmin, Keni and Dawson to investigate stories of inviZimals linked to ancient civilizations that existed long ago. Together, you decide to travel the world to recruit other inviZimals hunters for the Alliance – a global secret society of hunters whose mission is to stop villains from using inviZimals for evil.

Use the PSP system along with included camera and trap card to find hidden creatures that only your PSP can see. There are over 100 new inviZimals to hunt and battle. You can also modify and share your inviZimals, change their names, colors and choose from a greater range of attacking moves.

inviZimals: Shadow Zone is available for an MSRP of $39.99 with camera and trap card included.

Just Dance Kids 2 (Wii/PS3/X360)

Just Dance Kids 2 features 40 tracks across a range of kid-friendly genres, including songs from highly rated children's television shows such as Yo Gabba Gabba! and The Wiggles. For the older kids, the game also features covers of today's hottest hits including "Whip My Hair," "Just The Way You Are" and "Love Me." As an added learning bonus, several songs have additional language offerings in German, Spanish and French.

Just Dance Kids 2 has an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

Kinect Sports: Season Two (X360)

Kinect Sports: Season Two turns your living room into a world-class sports arena and takes family game night to the next level with six of the biggest sports from around the world featuring full body motion and voice control through the power of Kinect.

Kinect Sports: Season Two includes Baseball, Darts, Football, Golf, Skiing and Tennis.

In addition to the six full sports, 17 new Challenge Play Activities allow players to issue challenges to their friends (and rivals) via Xbox Live or in their own living rooms.

Monster High: Ghoul Spirit (NDS/Wii)

An open-ended social experience, Monster High Ghoul Spirit is the first time fans get a chance to become the new ghoul in school and make frightfully fabulous friends. The video game is broken down into seven completely new, original episodes like Cleo's "Costume Ball Calamity" and Lagoona's "Swim Meet Splashdown." Players must build relationships, make BFFs and achieve monstrous popularity if they hope to win Scream Queen stardom at the Terror Under the Sea Dance.

Monster High: Ghoul Spirit is rated E for Everyone and available for Wii (MSRP $39.99) and Nintendo DS (MSRP $29.99).

Motion Explosion (X360)

Motion Explosion is a colorful and energetic party game perfect for game night with the family. It's exploding with mini-games that keep your entire body moving fast — ducking, dodging, catching and balancing whatever might be thrown at you! From juggling soccer balls to dodging moving blocks to controlling robots to hacky sacking, Motion Explosion's 12 games pack in 10 levels each, mixing it up along the way with additional gameplay elements like inverse controls, faster pace and new tricks to make you think quick on your feet and keep your body moving!

Motion Explosion is rated E for Everyone and available for the suggested retail price of $39.99.

Moxie Girlz (NDS)

Based on the popular Moxie Girlz brand of fashon dolls, Moxie Girlz for Nintendo DS provides hours of fun with thousands of art options and creations. Customize your Moxie Girlz character and express your creativity in Fashion Play mode with dozens of hair styles, accessories and more. Share your deepest secrets and get lost in Journal and Diary Modes, or have fun with friends as you take the Moxie Girlz quizzes to find out which of the Moxie Girlz you and your friends resemble the most.

Moxie Girlz for DS is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB and available for the suggest retail price of $19.99.

Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle (3DS)

From the puzzle maker who brought us Sudoku, Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle includes 600 on-the-go brain teasers, divided across four diversely challenging gameplay types. Puzzlers can choose to play through the tutorial or challenge their puzzling skills through four separate difficulty levels.

Key Features:

  • Sudoku - The classic numbers game comes to life
  • Hashi - Quickly link all the islands on screen with bridges, making sure to match the on-screen numbers to the amount of islands being connected together
  • Shikaku - Divide the board into rectangles where each piece has to be included with the digit that will be the size of the boxes.
  • Akari - Light up an entire hall without overlapping the lighting with the limited number of lights given. The light illuminates until it hits the wall.

Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle for the Nintendo 3DS is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and is available for $29.99.

Pillow Pets (NDS)

Pillow Pets invites you to jump, fly, buzz and explore Dreamland, the imaginative world where the Pillow Pets characters thrive. Get to know your charming pet's personality as you customize him or her with hats, glasses and more! When your favorite pal goes missing, you must set out on a journey to bring your lost pet home safely.

The Pillow Pets for DS is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB and available for the suggested retail price of $19.99.

Puss In Boots (NDS/Wii/PS3/X360)

With blazing motion-based sword-fighting gameplay, players must swing, kick, block and unleash special attacks such as Puss In Boots' "Claw Frenzy." Players can also use his feline sneaking abilities to avoid detection, climb, strategically hide behind objects and nimbly navigate treacherous passages.

Puss In Boots: The Video Game is rated E for Everyone and available for the suggested prices of $49.99 for Xbox 360 Kinect, $39.99 for PlayStation 3 Move, and $29.99 for Nintendo Wii and DS.

Rage of Titans (PC)

Rage of Titans is a free-to-play, multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title. In Rage of Titans, players must join a centuries-long struggle for dominance over the land. Developed and produced by MOBA enthusiasts and professional gamers, Rage of Titans presents a new take on the classic MOBA model, adding dynamic environments, refocused battlefield tactics and a matching system that guarantees similarly-skilled opponents.

Stronghold 3 (PC)

Stronghold 3 is the sequel to the much-loved original, which sees the return of the franchise's most notorious enemy: The Wolf. After seemingly falling to his demise following defeat by The Boy, he has cheated death and is back for revenge, along with some of his old supporters and new, more dangerous, allies. The game also includes refined graphics, dramatic night time sieges and a new physics engine that ensures every single catapult blow packs a real punch.

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Exterminatus DLC (PSN/PC)

Space Marine's Exterminatus co-op mode pits an elite squad of four Space Marines against hordes of alien enemies in a score-based fight to the death. Players can choose the Tactical Marine, Devastator or Assault Marine as well as utilizing any weapons and perks available to those classes.

Each of Exterminatus Mode's scenarios, "Assault on Hab Center Andreas" and "Escape From Kalkys Facility," feature global leaderboards. Experience earned while playing this mode counts towards the game's multiplayer ranks.

The "Exterminatus" is available to download for free via PlayStation Network or Steam. The Xbox 360 version is coming soon.

Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone (PSN/XBLA)

In Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone, gamers play as four unlikely heroes who are put to the test when the Zombie Apocalypse hits their small Canadian Island. Banding together for both humor and survival, and armed with weapons including guns, chainsaws, and C4 teddy bears, the heroes must band together to find a way to survive the zombie hordes and get off the island.

Players control all four characters on-screen, hotswapping between them to activate each character's unique set of weapons and abilities. As a survivor, you can decide whether to mow down zombies using Jeremy's submachine gun, throw down a turret using Alma's special ability, heal the injured with Father Bill, or start a zombie dance party with Def Money's boombox, and more. With the option to go into action alone or with up to four players cooperatively locally or online, players need to navigate through the island finding various ways to obliterate their zombie aggressors while keeping an eye out for any remaining human survivors. The end goal - find a way off the island deathtrap, save who they can and keep each other alive.

Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and available on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network for 800 Microsoft points ($9.99).

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