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Games worth playing this spring

There's only a handful of major titles headed your way this spring. Look no further for the ones to keep an eye out for.

Jeff Bakalar
Jeff is CNET Editor at Large and a host for CNET video. He's regularly featured on CBS and CBSN. He founded the site's longest-running podcast, The 404 Show, which ran for 10 years. He's currently featured on Giant Bomb's Giant Beastcast podcast and has an unhealthy obsession with ice hockey and pinball.
Jeff Bakalar
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1 of 5 Visceral Games

Battlefield Hardline

Price: $60 (360, PS3, XBO, PS4, PC)

Availability: March 17

The outlook:Abandoning a military theme for a police-versus-criminals motif, Battlefield Hardline promises an engaging storyline coupled with a bevy of multiplayer modes that fans of the franchise have come to expect.

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2 of 5 Rocksteady Studios

Batman: Arkham Knight

Price: $60 (PS4, XBO, PC)

Availability: June 2

The outlook: Players will finally be able to control the Batmobile in developer Rocksteady Studios epic conclusion to the Arkham Trilogy.

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3 of 5 WBIE

Mortal Kombat X

Price: $60 (360, PS3, XBO, PS4, PC)

Availability: April 14

The outlook: One of the most celebrated fighting franchises in all of games sees its new-generation debut on April 14. New characters and tons of gruesome fighting action (and fatalities) await players in Mortal Kombat X.

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4 of 5 From Software

Bloodborne

Price: $60 (PS4)

Availability: March 24

The outlook:Bloodborne comes to us via From Software, the masterminds behind the notoriously difficult Demon's and Dark Souls games. Bloodborne changes themes and few mechanics, but looks to be just as challenging.

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5 of 5 CD Projekt Red Studio

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Price: $60

Availability: May 19 (PS4, XBO, PC)

The outlook: The Witcher 3 is an open-world fantasy game that promises an amazingly diverse and sprawling world for you to explore while you slay monsters and play through side quests.

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