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A Season Full Of Games

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!).


ACTION

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."


DOWNLOADABLE

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (below)

A brawler with four-player co-op based on anime conventions features distinct character attacks and skill trees.


BattleBlock Theater

A great platformer from the makers of Castle Crashers. Includes four-player offline or online play and a level editor.

Guacamelee

A 2D Metroid-style title with a tight art style mining Mexican culture and a satisfying combat system.

Terraria

People describe this game as a 2D Minecraft. It features exploration, resource collection, and creation in a large open world.

 

SPORTS

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.

 

FIGHTING

Injustice: Gods Among Us

DC superheroes square off thanks to Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm Studios.


 

RHYTHM

HarmoKnight

The makers of Pokémon deliver an interesting music-based platformer.

 

RPG

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.

 

MMO

Defiance

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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