A Plague Tale: Innocence is one of the most engrossing (and sometimes simply gross) adventure titles to come out in a long time. Set during a time of plague, it finds a vulnerable young French girl and her little brother trying to survive invaders, angry peasantry, the Inquisition, and billions of very hungry rats.
Rocksmith is the next logical step in guitar music games, where you plug in your actual guitar to your console, and then learn how to play it. It’s a neat concept done well, but may not have mass appeal.
Mata Hari offers a gorgeous adventure game that follows the life of the legendary dancer and spy from her humble beginnings and on into The Great War.
Sometimes animals have to take the long way home, by way of a shelter. The Happy Tails Animal Shelter game is a wonderful family title that teaches responsibility and care for our furry friends.
The wacky contraptions of Crazy Machines 2 trump even their predecessor, and now your family can burn, shoot and explode gadgets in full 3D.
If you want to keep your body fit, you head to the gym. If you want to keep your mind fit, give Brainiversity a workout.
The I Can Play Guitar game system from Mattel is a lot of fun, and unlike most guitar games, can actually teach you a bit about really playing an instrument.
Fritz & Chesster’s Chess For Winners teaches advanced chess concepts to children in a fun and entertaining, yet structurally sound, manner.
Nancy Drew flies to Paris to discover the source of a fashion designer’s madness in Danger by Design, and gets involved with a much older mystery in the City of Lights.
Stacked With Daniel Negreanu is a good poker simulation, but the difficulty levels are a bit out of alignment with your standard player.