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Pacific Rim: The Video Game

 "When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju."

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Nostalgia aside, the game plays as smooth as one would expect. Classic controls keep things simple, with some slight alterations to modern hardware that allows for a little something extra : By assigning the Right Bumper to a "character move", one can now have one less special combination to worry about (in Alucard's case, you turn to mist for a short span, Jonathon blocks, Shanoa uses her magnetic field to grasp "anchors" in the background).

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