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June 2018

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Assassin's Creed III (PS3/X360)

Assassin's Creed III takes gamers from Colonial America across the frontier to the seas and bloody battlefields. Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin's Creed III introduces Ratonhnhaké:ton, who is of Native American and English heritage. He adopts the name Connor and becomes the voice of justice in the war between the Assassins and Templars. Gamers become an Assassin for liberty against tyranny. Additionally, PlayStation 3 owners can enjoy four exclusive missions related to Benedict Arnold.

Assassin's Creed III is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for an MSRP of $59.99.

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation (PSV)

In Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, gamers play as the series' first female protagonist, Aveline, who fights for freedom in 18th century New Orleans. The city is on the brink of a rebellion as the Spanish Empire imposes its rule. Players who pick up Assassin's Creed III for the PS3 and this title are privy to exclusive content, including a mission playing as Connor, an in-game version of Connor's tomahawk, an exclusive character skin, a multiplayer character and a complete upgrade of all ammunition pouches.

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available on the PlayStation Vita for $39.99.

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller - Episode One (PC)

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller is a point-and-click adventure featuring Erica Reed, a Boston-based FBI agent, who is haunted by the unsolved case of a serial killer who took her brother's life. She's able to see an object's past with a touch, so players are challenged to unravel a tableau of characters, plots, and puzzles over the course of four episodes. Cognigition features voice actors, hand-drawn art, and branching puzzles.

The first episode, "The Hangman" is available for download for $9.99. A Season Pass, which includes all four episodes, is available for $29.99.

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller is available for download on Rain Digital Games, GamersGate and GameStop.

Dead or Alive 5: Round 3 DLC (PS3/X360)

The Round 3 DLC packs offer a selection of garments for your DOA fighters. The packs include:

  • Gym Class ($4.99/400 MSP): Break a sweat in style with these gym uniforms for Ayane, Hitomi, Kasumi and Kokoro.
  • Uniforms ($4.99/400 MSP): Ayane, Hitomi, Kasumi and Kokoro hit the books in schoolgirl uniforms.
  • Special Set 2 ($4.99/400 MSP): Ayane tries on her overalls, Hayate shows off his perfect pecs, Leifang parades around in her black leather vest and shorts while Mila hops into her bunny whites.

The Round 3 Costumes – Full Set includes all three downloadable packs at a discount ($12.99/1040 MSP).

Divinity II – Developer's Cut (PC)

Dragons have been hunted, they have been slain, but the hour to strike back has arrived. Break free from the confines of the human body and take to the skies in this RPG adventure that challenges your wits and pits you against a thousand foes. Spread your wings, burn your enemies, and become the dragon!

Divinity II - Developer's Cut includes the ultimate edition of Divinity II good for over 100 hours of acclaimed RPG gameplay, as well as the new Developer mode and many extras! Play the original version or experience the game like the designers did and fool around with console commands.

Steam owners of Divinity II – Ego Draconis or Divinity II – Dragon Knight Saga receive the Developer's Cut for free.

Divinity II - Developer's Cut is available on Steam for $19.99.

Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends (3DS)

Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends invites players to join Hello Kitty and Sanrio Friends as they prepare for the perfect picnic party. Play 10 minigames including Hidden Object, Spot the Difference, and Picnic Blanket Checkers as you collect goodies for the picnic. Explore and decorate environments. Earn apples to receive items to customize Hello Kitty's outfits and decorate scene backgrounds. Invite your friends to join in multiplayer modes as you play with your favorite Sanrio characters, including Badtz-Maru, Chococat, Keroppi, Little Twin Stars, My Melody and more.

Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends for Nintendo 3DS is rated "E" for "Everyone" and is available for an MSRP of $29.99.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings (3DS/NDS/PSV)

LEGO The Lord of the Rings is based on "The Lord of the Rings" movie trilogy and relives the Fellowship's adventure across Middle-earth, but with the creativity, fun and humor that fans expect from the LEGO video game franchise. Players take on the form of their favorite members of the Fellowship as they relive the most momentous events from the films. They will partake in the Helms Deep Battle, explore The Shire, escape Mount Doom, and battle against Shelob, the Nazgûl, and the Ringwraiths while solving puzzles, collecting and using different weaponry and magical items.

Family and friends can enjoy the wireless play available on the Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita. Together, they can discover and unlock more than 85 playable characters, including some fan favorites.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and older" by the ESRB and is available for the Nintendo DS for an MSRP of $29.99 and for the Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita for an MSRP of $39.99 each.

Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park (3DS/NDS)

Moshi Monsters is an interactive social online world for kids aged 6-12 years. It combines adoptable virtual pet monsters with online gameplay. With puzzles, stories, and missions, the Moshi Monsters world is constantly growing with books, magazines and toys.

Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park invites players to explore locations as they work to rebuild the Moshlings Theme Park. Fans can uncover secret codes on the web site, which unlocks special areas and content on the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS systems. By achieving high scores in the DS game, kids can also unlock exclusive online content. Users of the Nintendo 3DS can interact with other Nintendo 3DS players via the StreetPass feature.

Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park is available for the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS at an MSRP of $29.99 each.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (PSV/PS3/X360/PC)

Need for Speed: Most Wanted features a seamless, nonstop multiplayer experience, with no menus and no lobbies — just competition. Gamers are thrust into a playlist of different events with persistent scoring and endless rewards. Players must fight for position on the start line or take out rivals at the finish.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted lets players compete among their friends and is powered by Autolog 2, an online technology that tracks and compares everything players do in the game against their friends. Winning never felt so good.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and Older" by the ESRB and is available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for an MSRP of $59.99, PC for an MSRP of $49.99, and PlayStation Vita for an MSRP of $39.99.

Okami HD (PSN)

Okami has been reincarnated as a digital download on PlayStation Network for $19.99/€19.99/£15.99. The game was originally praised for its graphics, but it now boasts HD graphics, PlayStation Move support and PlayStation 3 system trophies.

Players take on the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess, who inhabits the form of a wolf. After a monster turns the world into a wasteland, Amaterasu must use her abilities to restore the land to its previous glory of life and color.

Okami HD is rated "T for Teen" by the ESRB.

Primal Carnage (PC)

Primal Carnage is a team-based multiplayer dinosaur shooter. This class-based online multiplayer shooter features fast-paced combat between brave humans and hordes of dinos. Players can choose to play as humans to take advantage of an arsenal of weapons, or they can play as powerful dinosaurs.

Key Features:

  • Rendered using the Unreal Engine
  • Five large, open and varied environments
  • 10 playable classes (five human, five dinosaur), each with different skills and abilities
  • Multiple achievements and an extensive DLC roadmap

Primal Carnage is available on the Primal Carnage website, Steam, GameStop, GamersGate, and Rain for $14.99.

Ragnarok Odyssey (PSV)

Ragnarok Odyssey is set in a world where humans and giants are pitted against each other in battle following the fall of the ancient gods. Centered on Norse Mythology, the world of Ragnarok Odyssey begins to take form as players advance through the story, with new areas opening up as their journey goes on.

Players are given the choice of one of six job classes before entering the open world where real-time, action-based combat awaits. Characters can chain together combo attacks on the ground and in the air. Players can face massive enemies and control characters of otherworldly strength. Cooperative gameplay is a huge highlight for socially inclined handheld gamers, and Ragnarok Odyssey supports up to four players for ad-hoc and online co-op play.

Ragnarok Odyssey is rated "T" for "Teen" by the ESRB and is available at an MSRP of $39.99 for the standard edition and $49.99 for the Mercenary Edition.

Rocksmith: Avenged Sevenfold DLC (PS3/X360/PC)

The Rocksmith: Avenged Sevenfold DLC includes the following songs: "Afterlife," "Beast and the Harlot," and "Nightmare."

Each song is available for individual purchase for $2.99 on the Playstation Network and Steam or for 240 Microsoft points ($3) on Xbox Live. The three-pack is available on the PlayStation Network and Steam for $7.99 or 640 Microsoft points ($8) on Xbox Live

Thundercats (NDS)

After generations of prosperity and peace, Thundera has fallen into despair as the evil sorcerer Mumm-Ra and his Lizard armies ruin the land. Players take on the role of Lion-O, the young heir to the Thundera throne, and wield the Sword of Omens to save his people.

In the side-scrolling adventure, players wield the Sword of Omens and master Lion-O's attacks to deal damage to Mumm-Ra's Evil Forces through sword play. ThunderCats characters Cheetara, Panthro, Tygra, WilyKat and WilyKit are also ready to help fight Mumm-Ra. The game also features colossal robot battles and the unlocking and collecting of memorial cards as players complete objectives in the game.

Thundercats for the Nintendo DS is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and Older" by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $29.99.

Transformers Prime (3DS/NDS/Wii)

Transformers Prime allows fans to take on the roles of Arcee, Bulkhead, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Ratchet as they fight through battles against the Decepticons. Players engage in brawler-style combat and driving sequences to save Earth from Megatron and his secret weapon, Thunderwing.

The game centers around an original story set in the Transformers Prime universe. Gamers can play as their favorite Autobot characters and cultivate friendships with Jack, Miko and Raf as Team Prime protects mankind and eliminates the Decepticons. Players can also compete with or against their friends in multiplayer modes that allow fans to choose from 11 different Transformers characters from both factions.

Transformers Prime is rated "E10+" for "Everyone 10 and Older" by the ESRB.

Winx Club: Magical Fairy Party (NDS)

In Winx Club: Magical Fairy Party, kids discover their inner fairies through the enchanting story and minigames. Kids are the stars and the designers as they create a fairy with hundreds of colorful combinations of dresses, shoes, tops, wing designs and more. Players can take their stylish outfits and head to campus to interact with the fairies from the show and participate in minigame-themed events. Players form new friendships and plan unforgettable parties that include a themed ball where they can see their designed creations in action.

Winx Club: Magical Fairy Party for the Nintendo DS is rated "E" for "Everyone" by the ESRB.

WWE '13 (Wii/PS3/X360)

WWE '13 debuts a franchise-first single-player campaign based on a period in WWE history: the "Attitude Era." Players focus on eight purveyors of attitude during the famed television "Monday Night Wars," including WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin.

The game delivers a smoother gameplay experience than its predecessors. The career-style mode, WWE Universe, dynamically introduces matches, alliances, rivalries and unpredictable moments based on player decisions.

WWE '13 features the Creation Suite, which enables players to develop and customize arenas, entrances, finishing moves, highlight reels, storylines, superstars and more. Furthermore, they compete with an array of WWE superstars and "Attitude Era" luminaries, including cover superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena, D-Generation X, Brock Lesnar, Mankind, Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, Sheamus and Undertaker.

WWE '13 also transforms gameplay through WWE Live, a new audio and presentation system that produces the most authentic and vibrant commentary, sound effects and crowd participation levels in a WWE video game. In addition, players can experience the atmosphere, spectacle and fervor of a live WWE event.

WWE '13 is available for an MSRB of $59.99 USD (Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3) and $49.99 USD (Wii).

Zone of the Enders HD Collection (PS3/X360)

Zone of the Enders HD Collection includes up-resed and remastered versions of two games for the PlayStation 2, Zone of the Enders (2001) and the European special edition version of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (2003). The European special edition version introduces new content to North American fans: a new difficulty level, new missions, and more.

The series features robot fights in a futuristic interplanetary setting. Players experience high-flying robot combat as they grab enemies, unleash blade strikes and fire guns from a distance while spiraling in the air.

Zone of the Enders HD Collection is rated "M" for "Mature" by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $39.99 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The limited edition bundle is available at an MSRP of $59.99.

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