RIGS Mechanized Combat League

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Title: RIGS Mechanized Combat League
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
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Genre: Shooter
Release Date: 10/13/16
Overview: It’s an all-out mech competition in this combination of combat and sports. You are the pilot of a RIG, a tricked out vehicle loaded with weapons and killer technology. Your battlefields are futuristic arenas, where you face other fearsome competitors in kill-or-be-killed battles. As you progress in the single-player Career Mode, you’ll unlock better and better RIGS, each with capabilities suited to different styles of play. When you’ve found your special RIG and you’re mentally prepared, you can take the fight online and face off against other pilots from all over the world. To make the experience even more immersive, you will use “PlayStation VR” to really put yourself inside the mech. If you’ve ever wanted a preview of the future of both sports and war, RIGS Mechanized Combat League is it.

Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni

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Title: Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni
Publisher: PQube
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Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 10/12/16
Overview: This Japanese action game features “high-octane busty brawling,” “pleasure-based weaponry,” and “destructible clothing.” In the world of Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni, some young women are infected with a mysterious illness. It causes their bodies to either transform into fantastic weapons or become powered-up to wield their teammates as weapons. So, it’s a highly entertaining form of fighting. You wield your teammate-weapon to take on legions of bad guys in hack-and-slash battles. The more you fight, the more your clothing gets ripped. There are seven girls to choose from, and you can take your favorite into the dressing room for a little alone time to raise her level. You can even take your game online and fight with up to three other gamers in head-to-head battles.

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved

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Title: Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved
Publisher: Activision
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Genre: Arcade/Puzzle
Release Date: 10/13/16
Overview: This fast-paced, twin-stick shooter is the ultimate experience in arcade madness. You pilot your ship around a screen packed with enemies, gaining power-ups for better weapons and generally blowing everything up. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved features 100 total levels including 40 all-new stages, all in HD. There are 12 battle modes including Pacifism, King, Claustrophobia, and four all-new modes. You can team up with a friend in co-op play, either local or online. If you want to play solo, you can take advantage of the game’s six unique companion drones, including Attack, Collect, Ram, Snipe, Defend, and new Sweep drone. If you’re really elite, you’ll like Hardcore Mode. It’s made for Geometry Wars purists and offers no drones or supers and a separate leaderboard.

Gears of War 4

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Title: Gears of War 4
Publisher: Microsoft
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Genre: Shooter
Release Date: 10/10/16
Overview: The Gears of War story continues with a third-person shooter of epic proportions. Set 25 years after the events of Gears of War 3, JD Fenix – the son of Marcus – is facing a terrifying new enemy. After an attack on his village, Fenix must embrace his father’s legacy to survive. The game features new close-cover combat moves and combat-knife executions that make fighting more strategic and deadly. There are a ton of new weapons to play with including the Buzzkill and Dropshot, which can shoot around and over cover. Online versus games are played at 60fps on dedicated servers, and the new ranking system means better matches, no matter how good you are. If co-op is your deal, you can play a variety of modes with a friend either online or locally with split-screen. Gears of War 4 is epically awesome!

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration

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Title: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration
Publisher: Square Enix
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Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 10/10/16
Overview: Lara Croft is back for another intense, action-filled adventure. This game has everything that fans of the series love. You’ll explore huge interactive environments packed with secrets, enemies, and surprises. Rise of the Tomb Raider allows you to climb trees and dive underwater for amazing, cinematic takedowns or stealth runs. And there are tombs. So many tombs to raid – tombs filled with fiendishly clever puzzles guaranteed to bend your mind. The combat is fierce and immersive, featuring Lara’s signature combat bows and climbing axe, as well as other weapons. You can change your load-out to configure gear, weapons, and ammo to suit your play style. Rise of the Tomb Raider looks and plays better than the series ever has. It offers film-quality characters and FX, amazingly realistic physics, and full performance-captured cut-scenes. Plus, the full “Blood Ties” story chapter can be experienced in “PlayStation VR.”

Aragami: Collector’s Edition

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Title: Aragami: Collector’s Edition
Publisher: Maximum Games
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Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 10/10/16
Overview: Aragami: Collector’s Edition is a third-person stealth game where you are a vengeful assassin who can control shadows. As the title character, you can teleport between shadows, create shadow paths to hide from foes, make shadow decoys, and even summon shadow creatures to kill your enemies. You’ll need all that power and more to defeat the army of Light and rescue Yamiko, the mysterious girl who brought you back from the dead. Each level has multiple paths, so you can play Aragami the way you like. As you progress on your mission to save the girl and unlock your past, you’ll gain new abilities and new powers. You will become the most awesome undead ninja who ever stalked the earth!

Resident Evil Origins Collection

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Title: Resident Evil Origins Collection
Publisher: Capcom
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Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 1/18/16
Overview: The Resident Evil franchise has been around for nearly two decades. Whether you’re a longtime fan or someone new to the classic survival-horror series, see what the fuss is about by returning to the origin of the long nightmare that will befall Raccoon City. With two games to play, start with a remastered version of Resident Evil 0. You’ll venture all the way back to 1998 in this prequel and take control of classic characters Rebecca Chambers and Billy Coen. Investigate the mysterious bodies piling up on the outskirts of Raccoon City. A newly enhanced version of the original Resident Evil game lets you once again play as Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as you return to the mansion that started it all!

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth

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Title: Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth
Publisher: Namco
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Genre: RPG
Release Date: 2/1/16
Overview: Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes because mysteries abound! The story unfolds with a seemingly harmless online chat. What follows is a thrilling adventure that will take you into the digital underground world of hackers. With your trusty Digimon companions beside you, you’ll be able to collect clues, solve cases, and take on a group of villainous hackers. Fans of the animated series will find themselves surrounded by more than 200 Digimon featured in the game. Explore the vast environments of both the real world and digital world with your Digimon companions. Raise and train your Digimon properly to get them ready for battle!

Devil’s Third

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Title: Devil’s Third
Publisher: Nintendo
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Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 2/5/16
Overview: Legendary game designer Tomonobu Itagaki’s newest game is a bloody, violent action title that aims to redefine close-combat mechanics in a shooter. The viewpoint in Devil’s Third switches from third- to first-person depending on context, but it maintains fast-paced action throughout. It’s part shooter, part hack-and-slash, and all fun – plus, it came from one of the geniuses behind the Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden franchises. Devil’s Third features online play and character customization to go along with its Story Mode. In the game, space debris caused an electromagnetic pulse that destroyed most electronic devices, plunging Earth into chaos. With its over-the-top, brutal action, world-spanning story, and innovative combat mechanics, Devil’s Third is a must-play on Wii U.

Megadimension Neptunia VII

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Title: Megadimension Neptunia VII
Publisher: Atlus
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Genre: RPG
Release Date: 2/1/16
Overview: The complexly layered world of the Hyperdimension Neptunia role-playing series continues for the first time on the PS4. Characters Neptune and Nepgear disappear into a divergent world known as Platform Zero. In a world overrun with chaos, they meet Uzume Tennouboshi, the last remaining CPU of Zero Dimension. Neptune and Nepgear must now work together to help save the strange new world they find themselves in. New battle features allow characters to link up as you split enemies into pieces. A new dungeon mini-game gives you the chance to earn new items for your inventory. Plus three different Story Modes bring on three different sets of challenges!

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel

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Title: Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel
Publisher: Xseed Games
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Genre: Fighting
Release Date: 2/1/16
Overview: Fans of Nitroplus franchises have another reason to celebrate. You can now play as your favorite characters from multiple Nitroplus-published visual novels in old-school 2D fighting mayhem! Jump right in and take on all challengers as you perform ruthless attacks and combos. Along with each main fighter, you can choose two partner characters to assist you during battle. Challenge opponents online and finish them off with Lethal Blaze attacks as you climb the multiplayer leaderboards. If that’s not enough, popular Nitroplus character Super Sonico is playable for the first time. With her own unique fighting style, take control and beat all your friends for bragging rights.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

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Title: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD
Publisher: Nintendo
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Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/4/16
Overview: NOTE: Wolf Link amiibo is included with purchase, but not with rental of this title.
This acclaimed masterpiece has been remastered with enhanced visuals for the Wii U. A menacing darkness has enveloped the land of Hyrule. We’ve seen Link become a hero before…but this time, he’ll turn into something else – a wolf – to free Hyrule from the forces of darkness. With his divine wolf powers, plus the magic of a mysterious new ally named Midna, Link will attempt to bring light to the darkened land. Use weapons new and old, strike down hordes of revolting enemy creatures in thrilling horseback battles, and conquer gigantic bosses. Get help from the Hyrule Resistance, solve puzzles, navigate perilous dungeons, and behold the land of Hyrule and the Twilight Realm in HD.

Tom Clancy’s The Division

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Title: Tom Clancy’s The Division
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform:
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/7/16
Overview: NOTE: Tom Clancy’s The Division is only playable with an internet connection.
On Black Friday, a disastrous virus quickly spreads through New York City, causing society to collapse. You play as an elite sleeper agent who is activated during the pandemic that befalls New York. With chaos taking over the streets, it’s now up to you save the city from destruction. Gear up and plan tactically in this online, open-world shooter that blends RPG elements with the best of multiplayer mayhem. A living, breathing world is at your service as you explore the dynamic environment of the game and restore order to New York. With danger lurking around every corner, get ready for a supercharged experience that will be epic!