Video games are hard.

Trying to stay on top of new releasese can seem even harder. Steam, the eShop, PSN, XBLA, the platforms for games to be introduced into the wild is legion. Luckily for you, we're here to help. While the weeks leading up to the holidays is more about purchasing already released games and consoles, there are a few noteworthy releases creeping out through the month of December.

Nothing mind-blowing, mind you, but there are some gems (Walking Dead Season 2, FTW) worth copping this holiday season. Here are five games dropping this week that are (mostly) worth your money.

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