This month in games: February 2010

Historically speaking, the months following the holiday season usually spell disaster for those gamers in the market for new titles. While January gave us Dark Void and Mass Effect 2, February is packed with even more high-profile releases.

Click the Big Daddy to see all of this month's game releases

Historically speaking, the months following the holiday season usually spell disaster for those gamers in the market for new titles. While January gave us Dark Void and Mass Effect 2 , February is packed with even more high-profile releases.

The saga of Rapture continues as BioShock 2 hits store shelves February 9. This time around you'll suit up as a Big Daddy as you chase the creature known as Big Sister. For a sneak peek at one of the early levels in BioShock 2, make sure to check out this week's episode of preGAME!

That same day marks the debut of Dante's Inferno, a brand-new franchise created by the minds behind the horror instant classic Dead Space. Based on the classic poem, Dante's Inferno takes you through the nine circles of hell on a quest of vengeance.

February 23 sees the release of the storyline-focused game Heavy Rain. In it, you'll have to make decisions that affect the fate of title's characters all while uncovering secrets and plot twists.

There's plenty more to see this month, so check out our slideshow for the rest of February's notable releases.

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