Resistance: Retribution (PSP)

Price: $50

Availability: March 17

The outlook: The successful PS3 first-person-shooter franchise leaps to the PSP with new controls and a brand-new storyline.

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS)

Price: $35

Availability: March 17

The outlook: Grand Theft Auto makes its franchise debut on the Nintendo DS.

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Guitar Hero: Metallica (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2)

Price: $40-$60 (360, PS3)

Availability: March 29

The outlook: The Guitar Hero franchise continues to rock and roll, albeit this time with some metal. Metallica stars in this version of the game, available March 29.

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Nintendo DSi (blue, black)

Price: $170 (blue, black)

Availability: April 5

The outlook: The second refresh of the 100 million unit seller features two cameras and various media players and editors.

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Rhythm Heaven (DS)

Price: $30

Availability: April 5

The outlook: Rhythm Heaven will be controlled solely with the touch screen. The game will rely on your ability to keep a beat and perform actions accordingly.

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Ninja Blade (Xbox 360)

Price: $60

Availability: April 7

The outlook: Ninja Blade is certainly a nod to action games like Ninja Garden. The over-the-top action title takes place in a modern-day Tokyo where an evil alien race has surfaced.

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Patapon 2 (PSP)

Price: $20

Availability: May 5

The outlook: The sequel to the critically acclaimed rhythm-based game supports up to four simultaneous ad hoc players.

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Punch Out! (Wii)

Price: $50

Availability: May 18

The outlook: After 20 years, the classic Punch Out series returns on the Nintendo Wii. Play as Little Mac against some familiar opponents along with some new ones.

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Boom Blox Bash Party (Wii)

Price: $50

Availability: May 19

The outlook: Steven Spielberg's physics-based puzzler is back in Bash Party. Fans of the original can expect hundreds of new levels and party games to enjoy alone or with up to four people.

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Nyko Wand (Wii)

Price: $35

Availability: May

The outlook: The Nyko Wand won the Best of CES Gaming category and looks to improve on the original Wii remote in almost every way. Be sure to check CNET for a full review in the coming weeks.

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Bionic Commando (360, PS3, PC)

Price: $60 (360, PS3, PC)

Availability: June 2

The outlook: A classic from the NES era returns in Bionic Commando. Expect plenty of references to the original along with a fully 3D adaptation.

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Batman: Arkham Asylum (360, PS3, PC)

Price: $60

Availability: June 9

The outlook: Arkham Asylum will introduce a brand-new story involving the Joker and Gotham City's most famous detention center.

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game (360, PS3, PC, Wii, PS2, DS)

Price: $30-$60 (360, PS3, Wii, PS2)

Availability: June 16

The outlook: Ghostbusters: The Video Game continues the storyline after the 1989 film Ghostbusters II. All four cast members lend their voices to the game, and Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd have even penned the script.

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2)

Price: $40-$60

Availability: June 16

The outlook: The quintessential golf simulator is back with more courses and improved customization.

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The Sims 3 (PC)

Price: $50

Availability: June 2

The outlook: The latest sequel of the best-selling simulator promises even more customization and new life goals.

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The Conduit (Wii)

Price: $50

Availability: June 23

The outlook: The Conduit is an exclusive title that brings first-person-shooter action to the Wii. As a member of an elite government agency, you must battle a recent alien invasion.

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