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The Top 5

Our Favorite New Releases

 Gravity Ghost Gravity Ghost is a unique game where you hop between planets in outer space.

 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is an adorable puzzle-platformer for Wii U that is entertaining for gamers at all experience levels.

 Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is a kid-friendly adventure game in which the player competes to become the best Pokémon trainer in the land.

 LittleBigPlanet 3 LittleBigPlanet 3 is a fun, cooperative platforming adventure for the whole family.

 Super Smash Bros for Wii U Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is a family-friendly fighting game starring some of Nintendo’s most popular game characters.