Most Anticipated Video Games Of The Holiday Season

Console Games for Truck DriversWe know truck drivers love their gaming systems, so we thought we would get you guys primed on what this holiday’s biggest games are going to be, and give you some links so you don’t miss out on pre-orders before they’re all gone!

 Update: it’s nearly time for the release of Call Of Duty: Black Ops II – have you pre-ordered your copy? It’s edging up on Halo 4 as the biggest seller in stores and online for the holidays.

Just in case you need an update to your gaming gear, we have some special sections set aside at Amazon for your console:

Resident Evil 6

Resident Evil 6 for Console Games
Pre-order Resident Evil 6 at Amazon before Oct. 3rd.

Wow – has it really been that long since we first discovered the horrifying secret connection between Raccoon City and the Umbrella Corporation? And has there really been just as many terrible movies made about the video games? Indeed.

With three distinct, yet interwoven story threads, each with their own pair of protagonists for either solo or co-op play, both offline and online, not only will Resident Evil 6 deliver both different perspectives and gameplay styles but, with the introduction of the innovative Crossover gameplay mechanic players will be able to team up and share the horror.

At key moments during the game, up to four players can join together online to tackle a specific situation, with some stages seeing the usual partnerships swapped to further increase the depth of gameplay.

 

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

PlayStation Battle Royale All-Stars
Pre-order PlatStation All-Stars Battle Royale before Nov. 20th

This highly-anticipated cross-platform fighter gives you the chance to pit your most furious fighters from games of yesteryear against anyone else in the universe.

The game features your legendary beatdown greats like Kratos, Nathan Drake, Dante, Sackboy, Sweet Tooth, Jak and Daxter to name a few.

PlayStation All-stars Battle Royale is a crossover brawler style fighting game featuring over 20 first, and third party characters famous from a range of game franchises. Each playable character has its own unique set of attacks and moves, and the game features 1-4 player multiplayer mash-up action

A main feature for this game will be cross-platform play between PS3 and Vita as you’ll be able to take the game on the go if you’re playing the PS3 version to jump into online games against your friends around the world.

 

NBA 2K13 – 2K Sports

Jay Z Presents NBA 2K13
Pre-order NBA 2K13 before the Oct. 2nd shipping date.

2KSports joined forces with the legendary JAY Z as Executive Producer to transcend sports video games and take virtual hardwood to the next level. Featuring an enhanced MyCareer mode and all-new gameplay features, NBA 2K13 will let gamers pit the best players in NBA history against the new dynasty of talent.

  • Four Additional Game Modes: Bundled together for the first time ever, players can participate in an all-new Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, Three-Point Contest, the Rising Stars Challenge game and the NBA All-Star Game.
  • Sprite Slam Dunk Contest: New, immersive, pick-up-and-play mechanics give gamers more control than ever before.
  • Past vs. Present: Match the stars of today against the game’s greatest legends in both the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest and Three-Point Contest modes.

 

Halo 4

Halo 4 for X-box 360 Live
Pre-order Halo 4 at Amazon before Nov. 6th

We’re just gonna go ahead and say, “Yes – you’re going to want this.” The Halo franchise started experiencing a little dip in creativity during the last cycle, but Microsoft seems to have resolved to really take what makes this the best 1st person shooter on consoles and pushing things forward once again.

Experience the dawn of an epic new Halo adventure, solo or split screen with up to three friends. Halo 4’s Infinity Multiplayer features a vastly expanded suite of multiplayer modes, weapons, vehicles, armor abilities, a new loadout and Spartan-IV player progression system.

Extend your campaign experience in a massive-scale adventure that builds upon the “Halo 4” Campaign. Receive a weekly series of cinematic episodes on Xbox LIVE followed by new game play missions, played solo or cooperatively with up to three friends – effectively delivering two campaign experiences in one game!

 

Mass Effect 3

Buy Mass Effect 3
Pre-order Mass Effect 3 before Oct. 2nd at Amazon

Not everyone will survive. An ancient alien race, known only as “Reapers,” has launched an all-out invasion leaving nothing but a trail of destruction in their wake. Earth has been taken, the galaxy is on the verge of total annihilation, and you are the only one who can stop them. The price of failure is extinction.

You are Commander Shepard, a character that you can forge in your own image. You determine how events will play out, which planets to explore, and whom to form alliances with as you rally a force to eliminate the Reaper threat once and for all.

Battle enormous enemies and take on a smarter type of foe that will consistently challenge your best combat tactics and put you on the edge of your seat. Tailor each weapon with devastating upgrades including scopes, grips, barrels and dozens of other unique attachments. Each weapon boasts its own powerful impact and visual flair. Customize your soldier and squad to engage the enemy on your terms.

Sources
Official EA UK
Viso Games
NBA 2K
Playstation
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