Video Games Acquisitions during June 2018

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Grand theft auto. V
New York, NY : Rockstar Games, [2014]
"When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other"--Container.
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Donkey Kong country : tropical freeze
Redmond, Wash. : Nintendo, 2014
Help Donkey Kong and his friends get back their home from Vikings. Swing, swim, leap, and barrel-blast your way through tons of eye-popping levels to save DK Island from a permanent freeze.
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America Inc., [2014]
"Nintendo all-stars do battle!"--Container.
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Halo 5 : guardians
[Redmond, Wash.] : Microsoft Studios, [2015]
A first-person shooter, with players experiencing most gameplay through the eyes of a playable character. Eight months after the events of Halo 4, the Master Chief has reunited with his former SPARTAN-II comrades to form Blue Team. After they go AWOL on a personal mission, a team of SPARTAN-IVs known as Fireteam Osiris is assigned to hunt them down and bring back the Master Chief.
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Mariokart 8
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America Inc., ©2014
"Defy the laws of gravity in the wildest Mario kart game yet. New boomerang, piranha plant, super horn ... optional motion-steering, share highlight reels, 12-player online racing"--Container.
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Super Mario 3D world
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America Inc., 2014
Explore a whole new world. Make your way to the goal pole on your own or with friends.
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For honor
San Francisco, CA : Ubisoft, [2017]
Enter the chaos of war as a bold Knight, brutal Viking, or deadly Samurai, three of the greatest warriors of legend. Wield your blade like never before with the innovative Art of Battle combat system that puts you in total control of your warrior. Master the sword, and fight in brutal, fast-paced melee combat across an engaging story campaign and groundbreaking multiplayer modes.
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The Witcher. III, Wild hunt
developed by CD PROJEKT RED
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, [2015]
"Become a witcher, one of the last monster slayers for hire"--Container.
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Nintendo land
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America, [2012]
"A collection of twelve not-so-mini-games for up to five players and built specifically around the asymmetric gameplay opportunities enabled by the Wii U GamePad, featuring theme park attractions recalling classic Nintendo franchises"--Giant Bomb.
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Ratchet & Clank
San Mateo, CA : Sony Interactive Entertainment America, [2016]
The cartoon characters, Ratchet, Clank, and friends, have an epic adventure as they save the Solana Galaxy through a mix of platforming, action, and role-playing elements presented in the third-person perspective. The game is a re-imagining of the original Ratchet & Clank game (PS2 system) and was developed alongside the animated film on which it is based.
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LEGO Batman 3. Beyond Gotham
developed by TT Games ; WB Games
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, ©2014
"Heroes and villains unite to regain the powers of the Lantern Rings and save Earth from Brainiac!"--Container.
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FIFA 16
Redwood City, CA : EA Sports, [2015]
Soccer simulation game in which players control a team or individual on a team in a match in order to progress through friendly matches, tournaments, or seasons of play. Players can start careers as a manager or player and take existing players/managers or create their own to take to the tops of their respective leagues.
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Star Wars battlefront
Redwood City, CA : Electronic Arts, [2015]
A shooter game in which players engage in planet-based combat and use a variety of vehicles, including both air and land-based vehicles. Playing from a first-person or third-person view, players battle on planets from the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as the planet of Jakku from the sequel trilogy.
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Assassin's creed. Ezio trilogy
Ubisoft
San Francisco, CA : Ubisoft, 2012
Assassin's Creed II: Play as Ezio Auditore Da Firenze to seek vengeance upon those who have betrayed your family, only to uncover a conspiracy bigger than you could have imagined.
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Mass effect trilogy
BioWare
Redwood City, Calif. : Electronic Arts, ©2012
"The complete Mass effect saga ... Rise to become the galaxy's most elite hero and fight a war against impossible odds. ... Create your own version of Commander Shepard and carry your personalized story through all three games"--Container.
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Rare replay
Redmond, WA : Microsoft Corporation, [2015]
Atic atac -- Banjo-kazooie -- Banjo-kazooie : nuts & bolts -- Banjo-tooie -- Battletoads -- Battletoads arcade -- Blast corps -- Cobra triangle -- Conker's bad fur day -- Digger T. Rock -- Grabbed by the ghoulies -- Gunfright -- Jet force gemini -- Jetpac -- Jetpac refuelled -- Kameo : elements of power -- Killer instinct gold -- Knight lore -- Lunar jetman -- Perfect dark -- Perfect dark zero -- R.C. pro-am -- R.C. pro-am II -- Sabre wulf -- Slalom -- Snake rattle n roll -- Solar jetman -- Underwurlde -- Viva piñata -- Viva piñata : trouble in paradise.

Rediscover 30 classic video games and explore behind-the-scenes footage.
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Batman. Arkham knight
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Inc., [2015]
"As the united forces of Gotham's supervillains take control of the City, the Dark Knight unleashes the all new transformable Batmobile in the explosive finale to the Arkham trilogy"--Container.
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Farcry 4
San Francisco, CA : Ubisoft, Inc., [2014]
"Traveling to the towering Himalayas to spread your mother's ashes across her native land, you find yourself caught up in a civil war to overthrow the oppressive regime of a ruthless dictator. Explore and survive this unfamiliar land, where unpredictable danger lurks around every corner"--Container.
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Assassin's creed. IV, Black flag
San Francisco, CA : Ubisoft, ©2013
The Caribbean, 1715. Legendary pirates rule the land and sea, plundering fortunes and bringing empires to their knees. Among these outlaws is Edward Kenway, a fearless young captain who earns the respect of the pirates, but whose thirst for gold and glory may destroy everything they have built.
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Heavy rain
developed by Quantic Dream
Foster City, Calif. : Sony Computer Entertainment America, ©2009
"Experience a gripping psychological thriller filled with innumerable twists and turns, where choices and actions can result in dramatic consequences. Spanning four days of mystery and suspense, the hunt is on for a murderer known only as the Origami Killer - named after his macabre calling card of leaving behind folded paper shapes at crime scenes. Four characters, each following their own leads and with their own motives, must take part in a desperate attempt to prevent the killer from claiming a new victim"--www.metacritic.com.
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Rise of the Tomb Raider
Redmond, WA : Microsoft ; [2015]
A follow up to 2013's Tomb Raider reboot, the second game in the new Tomb Raider canon has Lara dealing with consequences after events of the first game and accepting her newfound identity as a survival specialist and adventurer. Her quest leads her to Siberia, home of a mythical city known as Kitezh. In addition to the campaign, Rise of the Tomb Raider features four Extra Game Modes.
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Star Fox guard
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America Inc., [2016]
In this tower defense style game you have to keep an eye on a dozen video screens using the TV's view and use the Wii U GamePad's screen to see the entrances and shoot the invading robots.
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Tomb raider : definitive edition
El Segundo, CA : Square Enix, ©2013
In this prequel to the popular Tomb raider series, a young Lara Croft embarks on an intense origin story wherein she explores a mysterious island, puzzling and perilous ancient tombs, and her own extraordinary capacity for survival.
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Assassin's creed. Unity
San Francisco, CA : Ubisoft, Inc., [2014]
"For centuries, France has been ruled by the privileged few. No longer. On this day, the people of Paris have risen up against tyranny. Now, in the midst of one of history's most chaotic and brutal revolutions, the fate of a nation rests on the edge of the Assassin's blade"--Container.
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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir
Atlus
Irvine, CA : Atlus U.S.A., Inc., [2016]
"Lands of snow, emerald forests and chasms of fire beckon you. Play five magnificent hand-rendered characters in the enchanted fairy realm of Erion, filled with mythical beasts and gargantuan monsters... Five interwoven tales tell of a grand struggle over a ring of power. Each chapter centers on a unique protagonist!"--Container.
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Sunset overdrive
Insomniac
Redmond, WA : Microsoft Corporation, [2014]
An open world with no rules, just riots. Sunset Overdrive is an always changing, open-world game set in the not-so-distant future. A catastrophic event has left your city overrun by mutants. While the majority perish or transform, you flourish. It turns out your calling isn't picking up trash or serving food, it's mutant destruction. With an arsenal of kick-ass, overpowered weapons and a knack for traversing the city with hyper agility, its not the end of days for you.
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The ICO & Shadow of the colossus collection
Sony Computer Entertainment
Foster City, Calif. : Sony Computer Entertainment, ©2005
ICO: Play as a courageous young boy trying to save a princess in an isolated castle. Shadow of the colossus: A young warrior brings his fallen love to a temple and must battle supernatural beings to revive her.
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Overwatch
Irvine, CA : Blizzard Entertainment, [2016]
A sci-fi team-based first-person shooter in which players can choose from over 20 "action figure"-esque Heroes, each with their own unique weapons and abilities, and join the ranks of a legendary force of soldiers, adventurers, and oddities known as the Overwatch
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Bloodborne
San Mateo, CA : Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, [2015]
"Face your fears in this ancient city where danger, death and madness lurk around every corner, and uncover the city's darkest secrets in order to survive."--Container.
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Dark souls. III
Santa Clara, CA : Bandai Namco Entertainment America, [2016]
"As fires fade and the world falls into ruin, journey once more into a universe filled with more colossal enemies and environments. Delve into a world of epic atmosphere and darkness through the series hallmark rewarding gameplay and immersive graphics. Now only embers remain..."--Container.
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Ryse : son of Rome
Crytek
Redmond, WA : Microsoft Corporation, [2014]
"Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend"--Container.
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Hyrule warriors
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America, ©2014
"The world of The Legend of Zelda meets the massive-scale action of Dynasty Warriors. Fight as your favorite characters on a battlefield teeming with foes"--Container.
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Monster hunter. 3, Ultimate
San Mateo, CA : Capcom U.S.A., Inc., ©2012
"Players take on the role of a hunter and are sent to explore a settlement within the Monster Hunter universe, completing quests on their journey to seek and slay monsters whilst improving their skills and earning equipment upgrades. With many challenging monsters and over 200 quests the latest edition to the series is set to be the most expansive offering to date"--Amazon.com.
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Star Fox zero
Redmond, WA : Nintendo of America Inc., [2016]
In this space shooter you use the TV's cinematic view to fly and identify targets and use the Wii U GamePad's screen to see through the eyes of space pilot Fox as you blast through an onslaught of enemy forces to bring peace to the galaxy.
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