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Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit
Racing 16 November 2010
Another installment in one of the most popular racing game series, developed since 1995 by Electronic Arts. Criterion Games, a team popular mainly for the Burnout console series, was entrusted with the task of creating this installment. The title of the game refers to the two earlier installments that featured police pursuits, released in 1998 and 2002 respectively. In the game, the player can pick their side and play either as a cop or a racer.
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II
Strategy 05 July 2006
A sequel to the bestselling real-time strategy based on the very popular Lord of the Rings book trilogy and its cinematic adaptation. This time the action takes place in the northern areas of Middle-Earth where combined forces of humans, elves and dwarves face the army of evil Sauron represented by orcs of Mordor and Isengard. Players can play 15 scenarios per each side of the conflict.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
Action 25 February 2014
A sequel to the 2010’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, a hack ‘n’ slash game. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 and its prequel were both developed by Mercury Steam Entertainment in cooperation with Konami. The players learn the further fate of Gabriel Belmont. The protagonist fell victim to evil and transformed into a Lord of Shadow.
Dead Island Riptide
Action 23 April 2013
A sequel to Dead Island, the bloody FPS survival horror released in 2011. The game was developed by Polish studio Techland with publishing support from Deep Silver company. Dead Island Riptide picks up where the first game left off. Although a few lucky survivors managed to escape the zombie-infested island of Banoi, they never managed to get home, as their ship crashed by the shore of another tropical island – Palanai.
Strategy 26 February 2009
A side-episode of the flagship shooter series, transferring the well-known universe of the Halo series into the realities of a typical real-time strategy. Unlike the previous instalments in the series, this spin-off was developed by Ensemble Studios, known for their cult classic Age of Empires. Halo Wars is set before the events shown in the first Halo and focuses on the first great battle which took place on the planet Harvest between human forces and aliens known as Covenants.
Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker
RPG 07 September 2010
A major story expansion for the action RPG game Mass Effect 2 which was released at the beginning of 2010. The plot of Lair of the Shadow Broker concentrates on the eponymous, mysterious information dealer. Liara T’Soni had a clash with him trying to recover commander Shepard’s body in one of the comic books, and he's been keeping an eye on her ever since. Your task in the DLC is to help her in taking revenge on the Shadow Broker and stopping his ominous operations.
Action 20 November 2012
An action game with stealth features and the fifth major entry in the Hitman series. Hitman: Absolution’s development has been handed to a Danish studio Io-Interactive, a subsidiary of Square Enix. Its story shows the further life of Agent 47. The perfect assassin has been betrayed by his supervisors. In order to survive, he must make use of his extraordinary skills and experience. Like in previous games, the core of gameplay in Hitman: Absolution is the elimination of given targets.
Action 29 October 2009
A dynamic third-person perspective hack-n-slash action game developed by Japanese studio Platinum Games led by Hideki Kamiya. The main protagonist, Bayonetta, is a sexy witch who, 20 years prior to the events depicted in the game, woke up in a chest at the bottom of a lake. She has no memories of how she got there or what happened before. Forced to fight against forces of Heaven that constantly attack her, the protagonist gradually learns new facts about her past.
Action 21 February 2012
Exceptionally dynamic and impressive slasher. We play the role of the title Asura, the semi-god and defender of people, who was betrayed by his brothers and sisters. A fearless warrior swears revenge on all enemies. The production is characterized by exaggerated and exaggerated combat scenes and varied gameplay.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Action 08 November 2011
The third part in the first-person shooter series being one of the spin-offs of the Call of Duty franchise. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was developed by Infinity Ward with the assistance from other development studios owned by Activision – e.g. Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games. The plot continues the action of the first two installments of the game.
The Sims 3
Simulation 26 October 2010
The third major installment in a life simulation game series, The Sims. The title was developed by The Sims Studio in cooperation with Maxis and Electronic Arts. As per usual, The Sims 3 lets you take control of a life of a virtual character from the cradle to the grave. Your job is to provide for the needs of your family of Sims when it comes to their social interactions, family matters, and career.
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
RPG 12 May 2009
A continuation to a successful cRPG from 2004. Sacred 2: Fallen Angel was created by Ascaron Interactive - a German studio popular mainly for the Port Royale series of strategy games.
Action 12 June 2012
Lollipop Chainsaw is a pastiche style horror class B dynamic third person perspective action game (TPP), produced by Grasshopper Manufacture studio. The player directs the actions of an 18-year-old cheerleader who, equipped with a reliable chain saw, deals with the zombies roaming her high school grounds.
Doom 3: BFG Edition
Action 16 October 2012
A remastered edition of the third installment in a series of classic first-person shooters developed by id Software. This edition was created for both PCs and the seventh generation of consoles, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the original game's release. The player takes on the role of a commando sent to a secret research facility located on Mars in order to close an interdimensional portal opened as a result of an accident.
Murdered: Soul Suspect
Adventure 03 June 2014
Murdered: Soul Suspect is a third-person action-adventure game developed by Airtight Games (Quantum Conundrum, Dark Void, and other games) in cooperation with Square Enix. The game takes place in modern-day Salem. We play as the deceased detective Ronan O'Connor who has to solve the mystery of his own death. Murdered: Soul Suspect features a thrilling detective story. Gameplay combines elements of a detective adventure game, action game, and an RPG.
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!
Action 14 October 2014
The third installment in the Borderlands series, offering an insight into the events happening during the period between the storylines of Borderlands and its sequel - Borderlands 2. The Pre-Sequel! was developed by 2K Australia cooperating with Gearbox Software. The action takes place on the moon of Pandora, and the players assume the roles of characters working for Hyperion - a corporation belonging to Handsome Jack.
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - Season Two
Adventure 18 December 2013
A sequel to the repeatedly awarded adventure game The Walking Dead: Season One by American studio Telltale Games. The plot of The Walking Dead: Season Two is a continuation of the story from the first installment. This time you play as the 11-years-old Clementine, who, like the other characters, is trying to survive in the world infested by a zombie epidemic. The game mechanics remain the same, focusing on exploration, talking to NPCs, searching for items, and solving puzzles.
ShellShock 2: Blood Trails
Action 13 February 2009
Sequel action game, which developed the creators of the series Killzone. Again, we find ourselves in war-torn Vietnam to face numerous opponents. We have a rich arsenal of weapons at our disposal.
Call of Juarez: Bound In Blood
Action 30 June 2009
The second installment in the series of FPS games developed by Polish studio, Techland. This game is actually a prequel to the original title. We play the part of two brothers: Thomas and Ray McCalls, of whom the latter is known from the first game. Much like in the original Call of Juarez, the two characters play very differently – they have individual skills and equipment.
Test Drive Unlimited 2
Racing 08 February 2011
A sequel to the bestselling Test Drive Unlimited - a game that managed to reinvigorate the classic racing series launched by the Accolade company in 1987. The game is set in two locations, namely the islands of Ibiza (Spain) and Oahu (Hawaii) - the latter appeared in the first Test Drive Unlimited where it is accessible later in the game. The player can freely explore both islands, taking on subsequent racing challenges.
Fighting 27 October 2009
Another installment in a series of popular fighting games and the first one to be released on platforms other than PlayStation. The plot has its roots in the events of Tekken 5. Jin Kazama is the new antagonist here - the great-grandson of Jinpachi Mishima, who took control over Mishima Zaibatsu. G Corporation led by his father is the only thing standing in his way to obtain the absolute power. Soon, the sixth edition of King of Iron Fist Tournament is announced.
Duke Nukem Forever
Action 10 June 2011
Duke Nukem Forever is a sequel of the heavily-worshiped FPS, whose origins reach the beginning of the 1990s. After many years of silence, and a turbulent development cycle – during which the production was taken away from 3D Realms, and given to Gearbox Software – Duke Nukem Forever was released in a much more modern form.
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition
Action 12 January 2007
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition belongs to the genre of action games in which the game is watched from the third person perspective (TPP). This item was created in the offices of the Capcom concern. The main works were carried out by Keiji Inafune (Onimusha series) and Jun Takeuchi (Devil May Cry).
Saints Row: The Third
Action 15 November 2011
The third installment in the series of action games developed by THQ, combining mechanics known from the Grand Theft Auto franchise with absurd sense of humor. The main protagonist is the same character as in the previous Saints Row games. Together with a group of gangsters he tries to preserve the position of the Saints gang. However, a completely new force is trying to take over Steelport – an international syndicate, called Dawn, that specializes in extortion and racketeering.