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World of Warcraft

[Review] Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

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Bugs and Buttons, Bugs and Buttons 2

[Review] Majora's Mask 3D

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Our Favorite New Releases

 Majora's Mask 3D Majora’s Mask 3D puts an unsettling and emotional spin on the classic Legend of Zelda action-adventure formula.

 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.