On Shelves Special Edition: 25 Games Under US$ 25

games - Image 1With the holidays fast approaching and the recession still ongoing, we here at QJ.NET decided to do another round of bargain hunting at Amazon.com. If you’re a first time game console owner, or maybe just looking for a great deal before the holidays, or one of those avid games collector, then you better checkout our list of 25 excellent games under US$ 25 and hopefully this can help you out with your purchasing decision. The full list after the jump.

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With the holidays fast approaching and the recession still ongoing, we here at QJ.NET decided to do another round of bargain hunting at Amazon.com. If you’re a first time game console owner, or maybe just looking for a great deal before the holidays, or one of those avid games collector, then you better checkout our list of 25 excellent games under US$ 25 and hopefully this can help you out with your purchasing decision.


gt5 - Image 1Gran Turismo 5 Prologue – The award-winning Gran Turismo franchise returns with its 5th installment, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, exclusively for PlayStation 3. With its signature realism and unrivaled physics, this highly anticipated precursor to Gran Turismo 5 continues to blur the line between simulation and reality.

bioshock - Image 1BioShock – BioShock is an innovative role-playing shooter from Irrational Games who was named IGN%u2019s 2005 Developer of the Year. BioShock immerses players into a war-torn underwater utopia, where mankind has abandoned their humanity in their quest for perfection.

resistance - Image 1Resistance: Fall Of Man – Resistance: Fall Of Man takes you back in time to an early 20th century that’s very different from our own. Through brute force, a species of unknown origin known only as the Chimera have conquered Asia and most of Europe in mere decades. Seeing the risk of annihilation, the United States supports the British Resistance in a European counterattack.

  • ESRB Rating:  Mature
  • US$ 20.99
  • Sony Computer Entertainment

motorstorm - Image 1MotorStorm – Descend into the MotorStorm Festival, a celebration of the alternative & extreme racing. Throwing caution to the wind, players will take on a variety of racing fanatics and battle through chaotic, action-packed tracks to try and become the Festival champ. Features smarter artificial intelligence (AI), Real-time track deformation, fully destructible vehicles and environments, and stunningly detailed scenery.

  • ESRB Rating:  Teen
  • US$ 20.34
  • Sony Computer Entertainment

fallout3 - Image 1Fallout 3 – The third game in the Fallout series, Fallout 3 is a singleplayer action role-playing game (RPG) set in a post-apocalyptic Washington DC. Combining the horrific insanity of the Cold War era theory of mutually assured destruction gone terribly wrong, with the kitschy naivety of American 1950s nuclear propaganda, Fallout 3 will satisfy both players familiar with the popular first two games in its series as well as those coming to the franchise for the first time.

Xbox 360

orange box - Image 1The Orange Box – The Orange Box includes all the content of The Black Box for PC, plus the original Half-Life 2 and Half-Life 2: Episode One. Innovative games featured in The Orange Box include Half-Life 2: Episode Two,as well as the pioneering type of single-player action game Portal, and Team Fortress 2 — an all-new version of the legendary title that spawned team based multiplayer action games with a daring new art style features the most advanced graphics of any Source-based game released to date.

  • ESRB Rating:  Mature
  • US$ 13.72
  • Electronic Arts

mirrors edge - Image 1 Mirror’s Edge – In a city where information is heavily monitored, agile couriers called Runners transport sensitive data away from prying eyes. In this seemingly utopian paradise, a crime has been committed and now you are being hunted. You are a Runner called Faith – and this innovative first-person action-adventure is your story.

  • ESRB Rating:  Teen
  • US$ 19.49
  • Electronic Arts

dead space - Image 1Dead Space – Dead Space from EA is sure to please any action-adventure gamer looking for a bloody battle against deadly aliens. Dead Space for Xbox 360 begins when a massive mining ship, the USG Ishimura, comes in contact with a mysterious alien artifact and suddenly loses its communications with Earth.

  • ESRB Rating:  Mature
  • US$ 19.49
  • Electronic Arts

deadrising - Image 1Dead Rising – Dead Rising follows the harrowing tale of Frank West, a freelance photojournalist after the scoop of a lifetime. In a small suburban town that’s overrun by zombies, he escapes to the local shopping mall, thinking it will be safe. Now it’s a standoff, with zombies unable to get Frank, but him unable to get out & escape. Fortunately, he’s got an entire mall at his disposal.

soulcalibur - Image 1Soul Calibur IV – Return to witness the epic struggle between the spirit sword, Soul Calibur, and the cursed sword, Soul Edge, in Soul Calibur IV. Warriors from far reaches of the galaxy battle to control the powerful swords and use them for their own goals. Should these fighters succeed, they will face the ultimate judgment. The ongoing story continues with new revelations, exciting new gameplay features and stunning visuals. And perhaps most exciting of all, a character from the Star Wars universe will also make an appearance.


house of the dead - Image 1House of the Dead: Overkill – The House of the Dead: OVERKILL charges you with mowing down waves of infected, blood-thirsty zombies in a last-ditch effort to survive and uncover the horrific truth behind the origins of the House of the Dead. Survival horror as its never been seen before, The House of the Dead: OVERKILL is a pulp-style take on the best selling, classic SEGA light-gun shooter series.

  • ESRB Rating:  Mature
  • US$ 19.49
  • Sega Of America, Inc.

animal crossing - Image 1Animal Crossing: City Folk – If you were given the keys to your own community, what would you do? Go fishing, collect shells or watch fireworks with friends? Build a snowman, exchange presents with family or decorate your house for the holidays? Take a trip to the city, go on a shopping spree or visit friends from all over the globe? In Animal Crossing: City Folk, life moves at a relaxed pace, but the world brims with endless possibilities.

star wars - Image 1Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels – Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels allows players on the Wii to step right into the world of the all-new Star Wars: Clone Wars animated feature film and television series, ready for action with a lightsaber at their side. Set in context between Star Wars movies, Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, it unveils a whole new and interactive chapter in the Star Wars saga.

re4 - Image 1Resident Evil 4 – In Resident Evil 4 you’ll know a new type of horror, as the classic survival-horror action returns with all-new characters, controls and storylines. We last saw Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil 2 – a rookie cop in Raccoon City, fighting to stay alive. That was six years ago. Since then, government forces have managed to control the zombie threat and Leon has become a Federal agent. When the President’s daughter is kidnapped, Leon tracks her to a remote, hidden fortress in Europe – where he’ll relive the horror he faced six years before.

okami - Image 1Okami – Okami tells the story of a mythical sun god who sets out to restore a dismal world, decimating the forces of evil who stand in the way by commanding the elements and mythical abilities the deity possesses. Mixing Japanese folklore and a stunning traditional Japanese art style, players must utilize an inventive control scheme to overcome the challenges and evil that await. By enhancing the unique gameplay, visual style and story line of Okami with the control of the Wii Remote, it is sure to be the ultimate version of the game.


resistance - Image 1Resistance: Retribution – The third game in Sony’s Resistance franchise, and designed exclusively for PlayStation Portable, Resistance: Retribution is a third-person perspective shooter that continues the story of humanity’s battle against the alien-like Chimera and the biological terror they threaten the world with. Set in an alternate Earth history, circa 1951, the game takes place between the events of PlayStation 3 blockbusters Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2.

clank - Image 1Secret Agent Clank – Clank%u2019s on a mission. His best buddy, Ratchet, has been framed by a ruthless enemy and jailed for a crime he did not commit. Not only that, but Ratchet%u2019s maximum security prison is full of the universe%u2019s most dangerous criminals most of whom are lining up to personally %u2018welcome%u2019 Ratchet into his new cell. Luckily for Ratchet he%u2019s got Clank on the outside, and luckily for Clank he%u2019s the kind of brainy little robot who is cool under pressure and knows a thing or two about tracking down a mysterious enemy.

silent hill - Image 1Silent Hill Origins – The Silent Hill survival horror series makes its handheld gaming debut with a brand new adventure that reveals many of the series’ most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver who becomes trapped in Silent Hill, players must escape the city’s horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood. This game takes advantage of the PSP system’s graphics, sound, and portability.

socom - Image 1SOCOM U.S. Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo 2 – In SOCOM: US Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo 2, you’ll defend America and her allies through broad combat experiences. Use new weapons and tactics in an increasingly hostile world. Featuring larger maps, land and water vehicles you can pilot and an innovative new weapon customization system, you’ll feel like a veteran when you’re done.

lego - Image 1Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures – LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures takes the fun and creative construction of LEGO and combines it with the wits, daring and non-stop action from the original cinematic adventures that enthralled audiences everywhere (Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade).

  • ESRB Rating:  Everyone
  • US$ 19.99
  • Lucas Arts


cooking mama - Image 1Cooking Mama – Let’s get cookin’, Mama! Now you can learn how to cook on your Nintendo DS! Prepare foods, combine raw ingredients, cook the meal and present your culinary masterpiece to Mama for your final score.

zelda - Image 1The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass – The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker closed with Link and Tetra setting sail for waters unknown… but their story was just beginning, and it continues on the Nintendo DS. When a mysterious fog waylays their band of pirates and leaves Link alone on a strange island, an all-new adventure begins!

twewy - Image 1The World Ends With You – From the creators of the award-winning Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts franchises comes a revolutionary, modern action-RPG title for a new generation of gamers. Square Enix and Jupiter team up once again to showcase The World Ends With You, a trendy and vibrant gaming experience developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS.

pokemon - Image 1Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness – Return to a fantastic land untouched by humans as you form a rescue team to solve the mystery of your transformation and find the lost treasure. Join hundreds of Pokemon in randomly-generated dungeons. Online compatibility enhances strategic exploration and battles. Explore long-lost dungeons or hunt down criminal Pokemon. The choice is yours in this open-ended game.

space invaders - Image 1Space Invaders Extreme 2 – SPACE INVADERS continues the celebration of its 30th anniversary with SPACE INVADERS EXTREME 2! Enjoy an enhanced battle system, a challenging new time attack mode, and an expanded game play progression that goes beyond Fever Time to SUPER FEVER TIME! SPACE INVADERS EXTREME 2 is faster and more exhilarating than ever before!

  • ESRB Rating:  Everyone
  • US$ 19.99
  • Square Enix

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