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Air Conflicts: Secret Wars (PS3)

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars drops players into the cockpits of some of the most exciting aircraft of both World Wars, leading them through a challenging single-player campaign that features epic battles across seven campaigns and 49 missions. Three multiplayer modes, available on both platforms, allow players to challenge friends and foes alike in fierce aerial battles.

An impressive selection of famous aircraft of the era is available, each showcasing specific strengths and weaknesses in the battle for air supremacy.

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars has been rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB.

Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance (NDS)

In Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance, a terrifying alien race has invaded New Vestroia. Dan and the other Battle Brawlers must prevent these dark and devastating foes from amassing a powerful Bakugan army as they utilize their abilities to reach new areas and solve puzzles. Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance features a hybridization of the action, adventure, RPG, and tower defense genres.

The real-time battles feature 18 unique Bakugan, each with distinct strengths and weaknesses, supported by the powerful "Trap" Bakugan that can unleash devastating stage-wide effects. Players control both their active Bakugan, who can attack opponents directly, and must also strategically use their support Bakugan to conquer the enemy and save New Vestroia.

Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and older" by the ESRB and is available for $19.99.

The Black Eyed Peas Experience (Wii/X360)

The Black Eyed Peas Experience includes a comprehensive selection of The Black Eyed Peas' hit music from the six-time Grammy Award-winning group, as well as dance routines arranged by the group's creative director and choreographer, Fatima Robinson. The Black Eyed Peas Experience on Kinect for Xbox 360 features an instant multiplayer mode so that friends can easily jump in/out at any time, as well as the Choreo-Maker mode — where players are able to create their very own choreography to challenge friends and share online. The Wii version allows up to four people to play at once and set a group score together, or face off against friends in competitive dance battles.

The Black Eyed Peas Experience is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB and is available at the MSRP of $49.99.

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (NDS/Wii/PS3/X360/PC)

Co-developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, Modern Warfare 3 includes an intense single-player campaign that picks up immediately following the events of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and escalates into World War 3. There are also groundbreaking upgrades to the beloved Special Ops, like the all-new Survival Mode. Modern Warfare 3's multiplayer features the series' visceral gun combat, a revamped pointstreak system with the introduction of "Strike Packages," devastating new modes like "Kill Confirmed" and other gameplay enhancements, new features and a bevy of new weapons, equipment, and perks.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB and is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for the Nintendo Wii is available for the MSRP of $49.99. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Defiance for the Nintendo DS is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB for the MSRP of $29.99.

Chrono Cross (PSN)

Chrono Cross is the sequel to Chrono Trigger. There are over 40 playable characters, each with their backstory, special moves, abilities, and weapons. The story follows Serge, a young man who is able to cross dimensions. Suddenly he is pulled between worlds, trying to figure out his own past at the same time. The polygonal character models are huge and detailed, and the pre-rendered backgrounds are extremely detailed. The music is composed and arranged by Yasunori Mitsuda, and features very realistic-sounding synthesizers.

Chrono Cross is rated "T" for "Teen" and available on PlayStation Network for $9.99.

Deepak Chopra's Leela (Wii/X360)

Deepak Chopra's Leela is a groundbreaking journey of body and mind, combining ancient wisdom and traditions with technology on interactive gaming consoles.

Leela invokes full-body movement with meditation and breathing techniques, designed to unwind body tension and offer more focus for mind and spirit.

Leela is based on the concept of the Seven Chakras, which are energy centers inside every human being. Through seven movements, Leela helps us connect with the Chakras; each movement focuses on a different part of the body. The goal is to instill an inner sense of harmony, rejuvenation and balance.

Deepak Chopra's Leela is rated "E" for "Everyone" and available on Kinect for Xbox 360 (SRP $49.99) and Wii (SRP $39.99).

Happy Feet Two: The Videogame (NDS/3DS/Wii/PS3/X360)

In Happy Feet Two: The Videogame, new dangers threaten the penguin nation, and it's going to take everyone's favorite penguins, Mumble and Ramon, working — and dancing — together to save it from extinction. Players use each character's dance moves to recruit penguins with unique abilities that help advance the adventure, stun opponents and enemies, as well as manipulate the environment around them to solve cooperative puzzles.

Happy Feet Two: The Videogame is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB.

Jillian Michaels Fitness Adventure (X360)

Jillian Michaels Fitness Adventure takes your fitness routine beyond a classic workout, turning it into an adventure through a mission-based journey set in a jungle environment. The high-energy motion-based experience offers intense, results-oriented personal training to achieve your fitness goals.

Jillian Michaels Fitness Adventure on Kinect for Xbox 360 is rated "E" for Everyone and available for the MSRP of $39.99.

The Kore Gang (Wii)

The Kore Gang finds our heroes in Manhattan when the city is attacked by the evil subterranean Krank Brothers and their Krank Tank in a misguided bid for world domination. With the populace in jeopardy, it is up to Pixie, Madboy and Rex to save the city and ultimately the world. With the help of the amazing Kore Suit, robotic armor which greatly enhances the wearer's natural abilities, developed by the ingenious, yet slightly demented, Dr. Samuelson, Pixie, Madboy and Rex set out on an adventure to confront the Kranks and end their reign of nastiness.

The Kore Gang is available for an MSRP of $19.99.

L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition (PC)

L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition contains the full original game as well as a multi-use code to access all downloadable add-ons and cases. This includes all previously released DLC from the console versions, including the "Nicholson Electroplating" Arson case, "Reefer Madness" Vice case, "The Consul's Car" Traffic case, "The Naked City" Vice case and "A Slip of the Tongue" Traffic case.

The PC version of L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition features increased resolution and graphical detail along with keyboard remapping, gamepad functionality and support for NVIDIA 3D Vision.

L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB and is available for PC retail and digitally (Steam and OnLive) for $49.99.

Max and the Magic Marker (NDS)

Max and the Magic Marker tells the story of Max, an adventurous young boy who receives a mysterious marker pen in the mail. Playing around with it, he discovers that whatever he draws comes to life and the stage is set for a classic platform adventure romp. The player controls Max, as well as the magic marker itself, as he hops and jumps through a series of levels using the marker's fabulous powers to drawing objects directly onto the game world and solving a wide range of problems and puzzles in Max's efforts to catch the monster he created using his magic marker.

Max and the Magic Marker is available for the MSRP of $29.99.

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection (PS3/X360)

The Metal Gear Solid HD Collection offers a handful of the most popular Metal Gear Solid titles from the past in true HD. The Metal Gear Solid HD Collection includes brand new features such as stunning 1080p graphics, user interface rebalanced for HD, added right analog stick input and force feedback, featured trophies on PS3 and achievements on Xbox 360, worldwide matchmaking for multiplayer and transfarring (save data sharing) compatible with PSP version.

Featuring three complete games, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, this special re-mastered HD set retails at $49.99.

Michael Jackson: The Experience (3DS)

Michael Jackson The Experience for the Nintendo 3DS invites players on a spectacular interactive journey through 15 of the King of Pop's most legendary hits. Built for the Nintendo 3DS and true to Michel Jackson's groundbreaking and visionary work, Michael Jackson The Experience introduces a new way of playing rhythm games.

Key Features:

  • With the Nintendo 3DS telescoping stylus, draw a series of shapes on the touch-screen according to the beat and the choreography of the Michael Jackson on-screen avatar.
  • Perform legendary choreographies in these faithfully recreated signature 3-D settings: The ghoul-infested graveyard from "Thriller," the luxurious Palace of the Pharaoh from "Remember the Time," the seedy underworld nightclub from "Smooth Criminal," and many more.
  • Pull off flawless performances and beat multiple varied challenges to climb the ranks and become a legend. Unlock tons of cool collectibles and rewards including alternative outfits, spectacular special effects, power-up gloves to improve your score, badges for bragging rights, and more. Compare your scores with others in song-based leaderboards.
  • During timed freestyle moments, create your own choreographies for the King of Pop from a set of classic Michael Jackson moves.
  • Three difficulty levels make the game accessible and enjoyable for everyone, with the hardest difficulty setting being truly addictive and challenging to master.

Michael Jackson: The Experience for the Nintendo 3DS is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and older" and available for an MSRP of $39.99.

Pac-Man Party 3D (3DS)

Pac-Man Party 3D features more than 50 minigames and eight characters including Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde. From dodging a cascade of blocks, to racing across ice platforms and sports challenges, there is non-stop action for everyone.

Pac-Man Party 3D includes multiple modes of play. Story mode provides an opportunity to explore all the game board worlds and retrieve a secret recipe that has been stolen by mischievous ghosts. Mini Games mode offers a quick fix for those who want the sudden rush of competition without the commitment. Party Mode allows players to play any board with their favorite characters. Raising the stakes a bit more, property can be strategically developed on any given space.

Pac-Man Party 3D is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and older" by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $39.99.

Self-Defense Training Camp (X360)

Self-Defense Training Camp teaches you the fundamentals of self-defense that gives you the stamina, courage, and confidence to protect yourself in compromising situations.

Key Features:

  • Reduce your risk of being a victim. The game features more than 30 self-defense moves that are taught by experienced, real-life self-defense coaches.
  • Become confident in your abilities. The game follows your movements and gives you immediate feedback that makes mastering self-defense moves more accessible.
  • Enhance your stamina. Stay physically fit with cardio exercises inspired by martial arts and kickboxing. More than 10 different routines keep up your heart rate and ensure you are ready to defend yourself.
  • Stay calm under stress. Learn how to stay calm under stressful situations with Tai Chi exercises. Clear your mind with this meditative form of exercise that helps you stay composed when faced with danger.
  • Sharpen your reflexes. Test your reflexes with a variety of fun minigames that keep you on your toes.

Self-Defense Training Camp is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and available for an MSRP of $49.99.

Wappy Dog (NDS)

Wappy Dog combines virtual and physical pet companionship, including both an electronic toy dog and a Nintendo DS game that communicates with one another via sound to create an unprecedented interactive experience.

Players raise Wappy through five distinct age phases, from playful puppy to full-grown pooch; the dog's voice, songs, and behavior all change to match its maturation level. Each pet provides a personal, customizable experience including stickers that come bundled free with the game and the ability to choose digital accessories and color options. Unlike real dogs, Wappy's needs and thoughts never have to be a mystery — the game will translate more than 350 dynamic barked responses!

Kids on the move can enter "Travel Mode," to care for Wappy's needs only with their Nintendo DS. In-game toys, grooming, and environments provide even more ways to interact with the pup when not spending time with Wappy at home. When they return, switching back to the default "Home Mode" will automatically sync up the physical toy with all growth Wappy made while they were away. In "Home Mode", Wappy reacts by cheering, crying, or wagging its tail based on the player's performance in competitive, cooperative, and supportive virtual minigames. Across both modes, the player can nurture, train, and play with Wappy, which affects development of mood, skills, and even personality.

Wappy Dog is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB and available for an MSRP of $49.99.

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 (X360)

Featuring over 90 hours of interactive gameplay and 60 new moves, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 offers the widest selection of convenient at-home fitness activities and routines for everyone. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 allows players to showcase their individuality through fitness routines ranging from dance and yoga to intense targeted workouts, cardio boxing and rigorous boot camps.

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 offers an extensive variety of diverse themed workouts inspired by an array of exotic cultures, including African, Bollywood, Latin and Hip Hop dance fitness classes, and Zen workout sessions. The 2012 version also introduces a new feature called Run the World, which allow players to virtually run through the streets of some of the world's most beautiful cities, including New York and London.

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