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• Unpredictability is your best bet when sneaking around and fighting enemies in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Is it possible to clear a room with sheer coolness? Apparently, it is.

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Continue after the break for Gran Turismo 5's racing academy, The Hunter's beautifully rendered landscapes, and Golden Sun: Dark Dawn's no-frills adventure of epic proportions.

 

• Gran Turismo 5's "GT Academy" competition seeks to train virtual-to-real racecar drivers. While ambitious to a degree, the idea of strapping armchair racers into speeding hunks of metal might not end well.

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• The Hunter is ahead of the curve in its genre: gorgeous visuals, a nifty soundtrack, and support for the TrackIR head-motion technology. The gameplay, however, probably boils down to this: Wander for 20 minutes. Find rabbit. Miss rabbit with super-expensive aluminum arrow. Wander for 20 minutes again.

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• Gather a party of awesome heroes and set off to close the mysterious Psynergy Vortexes in Golden Sun: Dark Dawn. Awesomeness aside, the contradictory nature of this game's title makes my head hurt.

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