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PC Game Release Dates for March 2013

List of new video games due out for the PC in March 2013

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The month of March showcases a number of big name releases a few with early game of the year potential. There's also something for everyone, first person shooters, real time strategy, survival horror and zombies just to name a few. You can browse all the noteworthy releases below and as always release dates are subject to change without notice.

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Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider Box Art
© Square Enix
Release Date: Mar 4, 2013
Genre: Action, Third Person
Theme: Adventure
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Tomb Raider
This latest version of Tomb Raider is a reboot of the widely popular action adventure game series starring Lara Croft. Players will once again take the role of Lara Croft as the story tells the origin of the hero from her roots as a archaeology student and her search for the lost Kingdom of Yamatai. Tomb Raider includes both single player story campaign and a multiplayer mode.
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SimCity

SimCity Box Art
© Electronic Arts
Release Date: Mar 5, 2013
Genre: Simulation
Theme: City Building
Rating: E for Everyone
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: SimCity
In addition to Tomb Raider, SimCity is another reboot to launch this month. It is the sixth release in the SimCity Series of city building simulation games that is said to be a big departure from previous titles. It features a full 3D graphics engine and requires a persistent/always on internet connection in order to play.
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Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition

Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition Box Art
© SEGA
Release Date: Mar 5, 2013
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: Historical
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Total War
Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition is a combo pack for the popular strategy game. It includes the full release as well as the Fall of the Samurai expansion pack and DLCs including Rise of the Samurai Campaign.
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Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm

Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm Box Art
© Blizzard Entertainment
Release Date: Mar 12, 2013
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: Sci-Fi
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Starcraft
Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm is the second title in the planned Starcraft II trilogy. The single player story campaign revolves around the Zerg race and picks up where Wings of Liberty left off. It includes both the single player campaign and multiplayer game modes. Starcraft II Wings of Liberty is required in order to play Heart of the Swarm.
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Box Art
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Release Date: Mar 12, 2013
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Modern Military
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Sniper
Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 is a first person shooter that puts players in the role of a elite sniper as they fight in various missions throughout the workd. The game includes a single player story campaign and a multiplayer model in which players will take part in sniping duels with other snipers.
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Dead Space 3 Awakened

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Release Date: Mar 12, 2013
Genre: Action, Third Person
Theme: Survival Horror, Sci-Fi
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Dead Space
Dead Space 3 Awakened is the first DLC for the recently released sci-fi survival horror game that has the main characters continuing their fight against the Brethren Moon.
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The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

The Walking Dead Survival Instinct Box Art
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Release Date: Mar 19, 2013
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Survival Horror, Zombies
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct is a first person shooter game that is based on The Walking Dead television series. Survival Instinct is a prequel to the events of the TV series and follows Daryl and Merle Dixon at the start of the zombie apocalypse.
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Resident Evil 6

Resident Evil 6 Box Art
© Square Enix
Release Date: Mar 22, 2013
Genre: Action, Third Person Shooter
Theme: Survival Horror, Zombies
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: Resident Evil
Resident Evil 6 is actually the ninth release in the Resident Evil series of video games and eigth release for the PC. The game includes three connected storylines each revolving around a different protagonist; Christ Redfield, Leon Kennedy and Jake Muller. Each main character and scenario will also have a partner who can be controlled by another player or the computer.
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BioShock Infinite

BioShock Infinite Box Art
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Release Date: Mar 26, 2013
Genre: Action, First Person Shooter
Theme: Sci-Fi, Alternative History
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, muliplayer
Game Series: BioShock
BioShock Infinite is a first person shooter game set in the early 20th century. Players take on the role of a former Pinkerton detective who is sent to the floating city of Columbia to find a woman being held prisnor. The game is the third main title in the BioShock series and its story is a departure from the Rapture setting in BioShock and BioShock 2.
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