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Michael Jackson The Experience HD

Title: Michael Jackson The Experience HD
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PS Vita
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 2/13/2012
Overview: The King of Pop may be gone, but his memory lives on in this game that lets you experience the greatness of Michael Jackson. Sing and dance along with some of his greatest hits as you feel what it’s like to be a music legend. Re-create Jackson’s most memorable performances in 15 HD scenes based on his biggest music videos. Draw shapes and tap to the beat using the PS Vita’s touch controls as you groove along to hits like “Thriller,” “Smooth Criminal,” “Billie Jean,” and more. Use the mic to test your vocal skills as you master each of Jackson’s mega hits on your own or in online Dance Battle mode.

Little Deviants

Title: Little Deviants
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform: PS Vita
Genre: Strategy / Simulation
Release Date: 2/13/2012
Overview: Little Deviants is like taking your new toy out for a test drive – that is, if you could drive it through an alien funhouse! See what your new toy can do with this mini-game collection that does its best to let the PS Vita flex its muscles. The Deviants are a free-wheeling, fun-loving bunch who have just crash landed on a planet that’s ripe for zany arcade maneuvers. Round up all the Deviants as you journey through six environments, protecting the Whomans who call the planet home and defeating the undead minions of your robot enemies. Each mini-game is designed with the PS Vita’s controls in mind and is capable of being passed around in party-style play.

Ninja Gaiden 3

Title: Ninja Gaiden 3
Publisher: Koei
Platform: Xbox 360
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/19/2012
Overview: Note: This game requires a Tecmo Koei Online Pass code to access online content. The Online Pass code is included with purchase, but not with rental of this title.

Every cut has consequences and every slice a side-effect in this Ninja Gaiden saga that immerses you into the mind of the sword-wielding warrior Ryu Hayabusa like never before. Go on a mission to Dubai, where you’ll encounter a masked man with mysterious abilities in a story that reveals the truths that fuel Ryu’s actions. Feel the full impact of Ryu’s rage with gameplay mechanics that deliver the franchise’s most realistically raw ninja combat experience yet. Two new Play Style Modes let you set the level of automatic guarding and evasion moves to suit your skill level. The action continues online, where you’ll find the first-ever Ninja Gaiden multiplayer!

Mass Effect 3

Title: Mass Effect 3
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PS3
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/5/2012
Overview: The Reapers have taken Earth. The galaxy is on the verge of destruction. If you can’t stop the Reapers? Total annihilation. In other words: just another day at the office for Commander Shepard. Customize your game to suit your style and lead the counterattack in a new Mass Effect story that you’ll shape, one battle and one planet at a time. Choose classic Roleplaying Mode, focus on character with slightly easier combat in Story Mode, or load up on combat and leave conversations for the cutscenes in Action Mode. You’ll find a host of new additions to the already massive array of features, including new weapon customization, new co-op multiplayer missions, and much more.

Kid Icarus: Uprising

Title: Kid Icarus: Uprising
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: 3DS
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/23/2012
Overview: A classic character flies again as the legendary Kid Icarus franchise returns with this game specially built for 3DS! Experience aerial action and ground-based combat in this whimsical shooter that summons the hero Pit for an all-new adventure. The underworld armies of Medusa are attacking. To stop them, you’ll team with the Goddess of Light, who has granted you the ability to fly. Make the most of your time in the air, as your power of flight only comes in bursts. Battle swarms of enemies and giant creatures in fast-paced, intuitive play backed by a storyline that welcomes back a long-time Nintendo favorite.

Ninja Gaiden 3

Title: Ninja Gaiden 3
Publisher: Koei
Platform: PS3
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/19/2012
Overview: Note: This game requires a Tecmo Koei Online Pass code to access online content. The Online Pass code is included with purchase, but not with rental of this title.

Every cut has consequences and every slice a side-effect in this Ninja Gaiden saga that immerses you into the mind of the sword-wielding warrior Ryu Hayabusa like never before. Go on a mission to Dubai, where you’ll encounter a masked man with mysterious abilities in a story that reveals the truths that fuel Ryu’s actions. Feel the full impact of Ryu’s rage with gameplay mechanics that deliver the franchise’s most realistically raw ninja combat experience yet. Two new Play Style Modes let you set the level of automatic guarding and evasion moves to suit your skill level. The action continues online, where you’ll find the first-ever Ninja Gaiden multiplayer!

Mass Effect 3

Title: Mass Effect 3
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: Xbox 360
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 3/5/2012
Overview: NOTE: This is a two disc game, but it only counts as one disc against your rental plan.

The Reapers have taken Earth. The galaxy is on the verge of destruction. If you can’t stop the Reapers? Total annihilation. In other words: just another day at the office for Commander Shepard. Customize your game to suit your style and lead the counterattack in a new Mass Effect story that you’ll shape, one battle and one planet at a time. Choose classic Roleplaying Mode, focus on character with slightly easier combat in Story Mode, or load up on combat and leave conversations for the cutscenes in Action Mode. You’ll find a host of new additions to the already massive array of features, including new weapon customization, new co-op multiplayer missions, and much more.

Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Title: Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Publisher: WB Games
Platform: PS3
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 10/31/2011
Overview: The fellowship¬†may be¬†smaller but the adventure is no less epic in this original, combat-heavy Lord of the Rings action-RPG. Lord of the Rings: War in the North brings together three new heroes – a ranger, dwarf, and an elf – for a new tale that takes place as Frodo journeys to Mordor with the One Ring. Face a new enemy, Agandaur, who rises in the North. Fight his orc hordes in hack-and-slash play that takes place on an epic scale. You’ll be aided in your quest by Beleram, a giant eagle your party can summon when you need him most. Join together with friends and experience this new LOTR story in co-op style.

Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Title: Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Publisher: WB Games
Platform: Xbox 360
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 10/31/2011
Overview: The fellowship is smaller but the adventure is no less epic in this original, combat-heavy Lord of the Rings action-RPG. Lord of the Rings: War in the North brings together three new heroes – a ranger, dwarf, and an elf – for a new tale that takes place as Frodo journeys to Mordor with the One Ring. Face a new enemy, Agandaur, who rises in the North. Fight his orc hordes in hack-and-slash play that takes place on an epic scale. You’ll be aided in your quest by Beleram, a giant eagle your party can summon when you need him most. Join together with friends and experience this new LOTR story in co-op style.

Michael Jackson The Experience

Title: Michael Jackson The Experience
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 4/12/2011
Overview:
NOTE: This title requires the PlayStation Move controller and the PlayStation Eye camera for gameplay. The controller and camera are not included with rental or purchase of this title.

The King of Pop may be gone, but his memory lives on in this game that lets you experience the greatness of Michael Jackson. Sing and dance along with some of his greatest hits as you feel what it’s like to be a music legend. Re-create Jackson’s most memorable performances with full-body tracking – no controller required! Start off in Michael’s School Mode where you’ll learn how to perform the dance moves that made Jackson a megastar. Add an optional microphone and you’ll sound better than ever with professional voice enhancers. Perform solo, or have friends join on hits like Beat It, Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Bad, and many more.

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars

Title: LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Publisher: LucasArts
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Family/Party
Release Date: 3/22/2011
Overview:
LEGO Star Wars takes its place alongside the Star Wars trilogies with this game that lets you experience the first two seasons of The Clone Wars TV series. Encounter LEGO versions of all your favorite characters from the show, plus some legends from the Star Wars movies. Fight with the Jedi or the Separatists and use new abilities like Lightsaber jumps and slicing, Squad Command, Grapple Tie-Ups, and long distance Jedi attacks. You can even build your own customized bases and in-game battlefields with the upgraded level creator.

Yoostar 2 In the Movies

Title: Yoostar 2 In the Movies
Publisher: Yoostar Entertainment
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 3/11/2011
Overview:
NOTE: This title requires the PlayStation Eye camera for gameplay. The camera is not included with rental or purchase of this title.

Have you always dreamed of starring on the silver screen? You no longer have to head to Hollywood. Yoostar 2 In the Movies lets you become a movie star right in your home! Like playing karaoke, only with the movies, Yoostar 2 lets you re-enact your favorite scenes from your favorite Hollywood films. Using PlayStation Move or just your PlayStation Eye, the game inserts you into scenes from Casablanca, Grease, The Hangover, and other unforgettable movies. Choose from 80 of the most memorable scenes in Hollywood history, with more available for download. See if your work is Oscar-worthy by posting scenes – and rating others – in the Yoostar online community.

Dance on Broadway

Title: Dance on Broadway
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 3/15/2011
Overview:
NOTE: This title requires the PlayStation Move controller and the PlayStation Eye camera for gameplay. The controller and camera are not included with rental or purchase of this title.

Become a star on the biggest stage of them all! Dance on Broadway puts your name on the marquee to perform some of Broadway’s greatest musical numbers using the PlayStation Move. Become a singing and dancing sensation as you put your stamp on 20 all-time favorite show tunes. Belt out “My Favorite Things,” “Fame,” “Luck be a Lady,” “Cabaret,” and more, all accompanied by Broadway-worthy choreography. To be a true star, you’ll need to dance and sing as if you are in front of a Broadway audience. Share the spotlight with friends for duets or go head-to-head to see who can get the highest score, then debate who deserves the bigger dressing room.

Rock Band Country Track Pack Vol 2

Title: Rock Band Country Track Pack Vol 2
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 2/1/2011
Overview:
Get out those boots and shine up that belt buckle. It is time for another trek up the country charts with the Rock Band Country Track Pack Volume 2! Give a tip of your cowboy hat to your favorite artists as you perform 21 more country favorites in classic Rock Band modes like Quickplay, Tug of War, and Solo or Band Tour. The set list includes George Strait’s “Twang,” Lady Antebellum’s “Perfect Day,” Jason Aldean’s “Crazy Town,” Luke Bryan’s “Rain is a Good Thing,” “Giddy on Up” by Laura Bell Bundy, “Summer Nights” from Rascall Flatts, and many more.

You Don't Know Jack

Title: You Don’t Know Jack
Publisher: THQ
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Family/Party
Release Date: 2/8/2011
Overview:
You may not know Jack. But there is no way you could forget him! The interactive game show that started it all is now playable on your PS3. You Don’t Know Jack became a sensation thanks to challenging questions, quirky formats, and over-the-top attitude. This updated version retains the same feel and adds new questions, multiplayer gaming, and bonus Xbox Live challenges. Enjoy classic modes like Screw Your Neighbor, DisOrDat, Jack Attack, and more. Relive your most epic fail in the Wrong Answer of the Game, earn prizes, and laugh at commercial parodies on 70 quiz show episodes that keep the fun – and questions – coming.

NatGeo Challenge! Wild Life

Title: NatGeo Challenge! Wild Life
Publisher: D3P
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Family/Party
Release Date: 11/16/2010
Overview:
How well do you know your home planet? Find out in this NatGeo trivia game that is as eye-catching as it is challenging. A vibrant background photo from National Geographic’s unrivaled library of nature photography dazzles your eyes while a variety of questions in four categories look to dazzle your mind. The Amazing Planet category centers around Earth’s most inspiring places. Aquatic Life, naturally, covers the living things that call rivers, lakes, and oceans home. Dangerous Encounters is a safe way to visit creatures you don’t want to meet in the wild. And Predators vs. Prey focuses on a few notable wild animals and goes over what’s for dinner.

Hasbro Family Game Night 3

Title: Hasbro Family Game Night 3
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Family/Party
Release Date: 10/28/2010
Overview:
Colonel Mustard. With the Mousetrap. In The Game of Life. With left foot blue. For a Yahtzee. What does it all mean? It must be time for another Hasbro Family Game Night! Enjoy five more timeless favorites in this third collection of Hasbro classics. Play Clue, Mousetrap, The Game of Life, Twister, or Yahtzee. Choose from classic or new remixed versions of each game. Another toy room staple, Mr. Potato Head, is on hand to guide you through the park and keep the fun moving. And even when you can’t all be together in the same room, you can go online and share a game no matter where you are.

Monopoly Streets

Title: Monopoly Streets
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Family/Party
Release Date: 10/28/2010
Overview:
Chances are, you’ve pulled the card telling you to “take a walk on the Boardwalk.” In Monopoly Streets, you actually will! Experience the classic board game at street level in this new interpretation of an enduring favorite. Monopoly Streets takes the Monopoly game board and turns it into a living, evolving 3D world. Buy and trade classic Monopoly properties and watch your buildings rise around you. Create lavish hotels and thriving neighborhoods on new or classic boards. Create and save a customized set of house rules, ratchet up the competition and auction properties, play streamlined games in specific amounts of time, find opponents online, and more.

Power Gig: Rise of the SixString

Title: Power Gig: Rise of the SixString
Publisher: Seven 45 Studios
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 10/29/2010
Overview:

NOTE: Power Gig: Rise of the SixString does not include the Six String Guitar, the AirStrike Air Drums, or the MojoVox Microphone with rental or purchase. The game is playable with Guitar Hero or Rock Band controllers.
Shred like the big boys with this game that lets you strum on six actual strings. In the world of Ohm, music is not allowed. It’s up to you and your band of rock revolutionaries to defeat the evil Headliner, and the only way to win the battle is to really rock. Use Power Gig’s new guitar accessory, which features six strings and gives you the option to play like the real thing. Rock out to tracks from artists including Bad Religion, Paramore, Black Sabbath, and more. Power Gig is also the only place to find songs from three music titans: Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews, and Kid Rock.

Green Day: Rock Band

Title: Green Day: Rock Band
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PlayStation 3
Genre: Music/Dance
Release Date: 6/7/2010
Overview:
Take the stage with one of the biggest bands in modern rock as Green Day gets a star turn on Rock Band. Green Day: Rock Band features 47 powerhouse tracks from the pop-punk masters, with a set list focused around the band’s biggest albums. Play almost every song from Green Day’s 2009 release 21st Century Breakdown, their landmark 2004 epic American Idiot, and their breakthrough 1994 debut Dookie. Go beyond the big three albums and rip through hits like “Warning,” “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life),” and “Nice Guys Finish Last.” You’ll play in three venues specially designed to celebrate three major stops in Green Day’s march to musical domination.