LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes

LEGO Marvel Super HeroesTitle: LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes
Publisher: WB Games
Platform: Xbox One
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 11/25/2013
Overview: With great power comes great responsibility. So grab those powers by the horns as your favorite superhero and smash them LEGO style! With close to 150 characters to choose from, take control of the Marvel Universe using the likes of Spider-Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Iron Man, and many more. Band together to stop Doctor Doom, the trickster god Loki, and the rest of their villainous friends from destroying the world brick by brick. Explore LEGO Manhattan and geek out as you venture into famous Marvel locations like the X-Mansion and Stark Tower. Side missions are narrated by the mercenary antihero Deadpool. With LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes, the power to save the world is in your hands!

Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse Son of RomeTitle: Ryse: Son of Rome
Publisher: Microsoft
Platform: Xbox One
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 11/21/2013
Overview: Ryse: Son of Rome is an action-adventure game that tells an epic tale of revenge spanning an entire lifetime. The story follows Marius Titus from his early childhood to his ascension to General in the Roman Army. Once you’ve seized power, you’ll work with the Roman infantry to enact your terrible vengeance, commanding your troops in ruthless battles and getting your hands dirty with quick-time-event finishing moves during combat. Fifteen heroic, fully motion-captured characters have the same level of detail as Marius, and Ryse takes advantage of Microsoft’s Kinect by allowing players to control Marius while simultaneously directing his legion through Kinect voice commands. There will also be a co-op multiplayer mode, where players fight each other in a gladiator arena setting.

Dead Rising 3

Dead Rising 3Title: Dead Rising 3
Publisher: Microsoft
Platform: Xbox One
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 11/21/2013
Overview: The Dead Rising franchise returns with even more zombie horror to keep you up all night! Ten years after the Fortune City outbreak in Dead Rising 2, you play as a young mechanic named Nick Ramos. Help Nick escape the zombie-infested city of Los Perdidos, California before a military strike wipes him and other survivors off the grid. Dead Rising 3 immerses you in a massive open-world environment where zombies are smarter and deadlier with improved next-gen AI. Use Kinect to enhance the terror as zombies can hear and adapt to your reactions off-screen. The Xbox SmartGlass feature connects you to the Zombie Defense and Control network and can be used to obtain new weapons or to order military air strikes. With new vehicles and weapons to decapitate zombies with, Dead Rising 3 promises to be bloodier than ever.

Knack

KnackTitle: Knack
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform: PS4
Genre: Action Adventure, Arcade
Release Date: 11/13/2013
Overview: The unlikely hero of Knack stands only three feet tall, but harnesses the power of ancient relics to transform himself into a powerful brute or even a gigantic wrecking machine! Knack will need all the relic-based power-ups he can gather for his battle against a world-destroying army of goblins, tanks, and robots in this frantic action-adventure game from video game legend Mark Cerny. Knack allows for two-player drop-in/drop-out co-op play, and features easy-to-learn controls, a unique and vibrant world rendered with stunning PS4 graphics, challenging enemies, and a style Sony describes as “old-school meets next-gen.” In other words, Knack is the perfect mix of Old, New, and Goblins!

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Assassin's Creed IV Black FlagTitle: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PS4
Genre: Action Adventure, Fighting
Release Date: 11/11/2013
Overview: NOTE: Rental of this title does not include the Uplay Passport required by Ubisoft for access to online features and game modes beyond level five. The single-use code is included with purchase. Code required to access bonus content is included with purchase, but not with rental of this title.

The latest Assassin’s Creed takes players deep into the world of pirates, privateers, and the salty dogs and scallywags of the open sea. Set in the exotic Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag boasts a huge open world ripe for plunder and exploration. Experience ship-to-ship combat, underwater investigation, and the kind of stealthy gameplay and exotic weapons that fans of the series crave. You’ll play as Edward Kenway, genetic relation of past AC protagonists Connor and Haytham Kenway, and delve deep into the history-wide conspiracy that defines the Assassin’s Creed experience. The PS4 version takes advantage of the DualShock 4′s touch pad and will feature over an hour of additional content starring Aveline, the lead female assassin from Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, in three exclusive missions.

The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us RemasteredTitle: The Last of Us Remastered
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform: PS4
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 7/28/2014
Overview: This thoughtful, post-apocalyptic action game puts you in the shoes of Joel, one of the few desperate people struggling to survive after a horrible zombie-producing pandemic. A loner who has counted on violence and brutality to get by, Joel’s life is turned around when he meets teenage Ellie, who might be the key to saving humanity. Equal parts action and character development, The Last of Us is a modern classic. The Remastered version has been rebuilt to run in 1080p and features higher resolution character models, improved shadows and lighting, and upgraded textures. It also comes with bonus DLC material, including the Left Behind single-player expansion chapter, the Abandoned Territories multiplayer map pack, and the Reclaimed Territories map pack.

Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murdered Soul SuspectTitle: Murdered: Soul Suspect
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PS3
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 6/2/2014
Overview: You are Ronan O’Conner, a detective out to solve the most important case of your life. The only snag is the fact that you’re dead. And the murder you must solve is your very own. Murdered: Soul Suspect is a single-player, action-adventure game that takes you down the dark and twisty alleys inside the mysterious city of Salem. Stuck in a limbo world called Dusk, Ronan must explore the worlds of both the living and the dead to find out how he was brutally murdered. To do this, you’ll have to use your powers to read minds and speak to ghosts, all the while fending off demonic spirits who will try to devour Ronan’s soul. So put on that thinking cap and put your best supernatural detective skills to work!

Watch Dogs

WatchDogsTitle: Watch Dogs
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platform: PS3
Genre: Action Adventure, Shooter
Release Date: 5/24/2014
Overview: NOTE: This game requires a patch for optimal performance. Code required to access bonus content is included with purchase, but not with rental of this title.

Watch Dogs is an ambitious, open-world action game that puts players in the middle of a technological police state. In near-future Chicago, a comprehensive and connected system of cameras, screens, and computers keeps the populace under constant watch. Aiden Pearce disrupts the oppressive operating system behind it all. As a supreme hacker, Pearce can infiltrate the system and hijack the technology around him. He can turn the system against itself by messing with traffic lights, eavesdropping on strangers’ cell-phone calls, and otherwise creating chaos. Watch Dogs pushes current-generation consoles to their limits and creates a fully immersive, living, breathing city where your actions can affect everything around you. It features innovative multiplayer modes, breathtaking visuals, deep AI, and an engrossing story.

Destiny

DestinyTitle: Destiny
Publisher: Activision
Platform: PS4
Genre: Shooter
Release Date: 9/8/2014
Overview: NOTE: Destiny is only playable as a multiplayer game online and requires a PlayStation Plus subscription for gameplay.

From the creators of Halo, comes an epic new adventure that blends the rush of intense first-person shooters with the exploration of open-world RPGs. You play as a Guardian, protecting the last city on Earth. Travel to the far reaches of the solar system to take on all enemies, as humanity is on the brink of extinction. Choose from a set of character classes that includes Hunters, Warlocks, and Titans. A variety of game modes gives you the option of co-op or competitive online play in an evolving and expansive world. Whether it’s private or public game campaigns, you’ll be able to personalize your Guardian with an array of armor, weapons, and character traits to help you stand out from the crowd. So strap up and get ready, it’s time for battle!

Madden NFL 15

Madden NFL 15Title: Madden NFL 15
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Platform: PS3
Genre: Sports
Release Date: 8/25/2014
Overview: Strap on your helmet and gear up as you rush your way onto the field with Madden NFL 15. Defense takes on a whole new meaning, now that you have a brand-new arsenal of tricks to choose from. Whether it’s power pass rush, finesse pass rush, or playing off the line, these additional options will allow you to build the dominant defense you’ve always wanted. Features like the all-new Tackle Cone let user-controlled defenders decide between conservative or aggressive tackles. Player Sense 2.0 improves upon player emotion and awareness, taking you into the trenches with heightened realism. So grab that pigskin and lace it up because football season is here!