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NHL 11 (Xbox/PS3)
R.U.S.E. (Xbox/PS3/PC) — The tactical strategy game emphasizes deception techniques to lead your nation’s army to victory. While I’m probably not going to buy it, the demo is engaging, especially the ability to zoom in and out of the battlefield.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (iPad) — I’m not a big GTA fan, but judging by the fact that this app made it into the most-downloaded list on iTunes within hours of its release, a lot of other people are.
Corporate Fury (iPhone/iPad) — If you’ve ever wanted to get back at your boss, this is the game for you! Corporate Fury takes
Metroid: Other M (Wii) — The latest iteration of the Metroid series about a female bounty hunter has earned mostly positive reviews
The most common complaints are about the inability to move while in first-person mode, and the random timing around when you can activate certain weapons/armor — neither of which should deter you if you’re a fan of Metroid or Wii action games.