The lights are on
Let's face it: The spring release schedule this year was all about the release of BioShock Infinite. But since that's now out, let's not forget that there are plenty of other good new releases to dig into.
Whether you've beaten BioShock Infinite and are looking for something else to play or are curious what's out there, you'd kick yourself if you missed out on some of these games currently released (or will be tomorrow!).
Dead Island: Riptide (releases on 4.23. Shown above)
A new island is filled with zombies, so the melee-focused combat of the original remains.
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen (releases on 4.23)
Dark Arisen not only features the original Dragon's Dogma game, but also new content in the form of Bitterblack Isle. The action/RPG contains a large open world to roam, a versatile skill/class system, and the Pawn feature. This refers to your NPC companions, which you can nominally direct as well as populate with those companions your friends have already created.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
To crib a quote from the review: "At first glance, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate could be dismissed as a simple expansion to 2010’s Monster Hunter Tri on the Wii. That would be a mistake. It has a bevy of new content, including quests, items, areas, and monsters."
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (below)
A brawler with four-player co-op based on anime conventions features distinct character attacks and skill trees.
A great platformer from the makers of Castle Crashers. Includes four-player offline or online play and a level editor.
A 2D Metroid-style title with a tight art style mining Mexican culture and a satisfying combat system.
People describe this game as a 2D Minecraft. It features exploration, resource collection, and creation in a large open world.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
New challenges based around some of golf's greatest moments and golfers is woven through the traditional tour-based career mode.
Injustice: Gods Among Us
DC superheroes square off thanks to Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm Studios.
The makers of Pokémon deliver an interesting music-based platformer.
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner – Soul Hacker
The 1997 Saturn title featuring an engaging storyline and characters, as well as demon recruiting, is finally released on the 3DS.
The game had a rough outing early on, but it's not without its moments. If you're intrigued by the new SyFy show, you may want to check this out.
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Not interested in any of these. I am waiting for Pikmin 3.
Guacamelee & Terraria for me!!
Getting Dead Island Rigor Mortis Edition.
Terraria is completely awesome!
Got Battleblock theater last week and it so much fun. I'm probably gonna end up buying guacamelee as soon as my tax returns come in! And actually I'm pretty interested in picking up dragons dogma
Im think im going to get defiance, DD, and Dead island
I really should get Battleblock for my 360. The demo rocked and I love both of The Behemoth's past games.
the combat in BI puts me to sleep
Guacamelee is so very good, I am so surprised by its outstanding quality.
What about Star Trek?
Injustice was awesome! I can't wait to see more of it. The HarmoKnight demo was pretty cool too, I may buy that one.