Max Payne 3 (Rockstar Games)
Want a summer action title with explosions, slow-mo gun play with plenty of exposition? "Max Payne 3" has you covered. The grizzled hero has descended into alcoholism and drug addiction and has managed to run afoul of the mob. Looking to start a new life, Payne moves to Brazil and works as a bodyguard for a wealthy family. However when the wife of his employer is kidnapped, Max Payne stops at nothing to get her back, employing the run and gun tactics and classic slow motion bullet time finishes fans have come to expect. A third-person shooter with slick controls and taut story lines, "Max Payne 3 is definitely worth checking out.