Five Video Games That Will Help You Survive Summer

Summer's a bad time for video games. Christmas is too far away for any major releases, and Xbox's summer of arcade is vastly underwhelming.

But the recent announcement of Watch Dogs streams a ray of light across the games industry: A high-budget game that values both narrative and creativity. Players will hopefully be empowered with the ability to hack anything and work their way out of deadly situations with their space-smartphone.

We're going to have to wait at least a year until the game is released, however, so here are five narrative driven titles to tide you over until the good games start popping up.

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