While it may initially seem the only game releasing this holiday season is something called Modern Warfare 2
, some titles -- like Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed II
and Nintendo's New Super Mario Bros. Wii
-- actually have the guts to stand up against the most important game of all time ever seriously
. Game rental service Gamefly recently gathered data on which titles its users are actually looking forward to this holiday season, offering the info in one convenient list
For the all platforms list, the three titles mentioned are unsurprisingly present and joined by other popular recent releases like Batman: Arkham Asylum
and Halo 3: ODST
. On the home console side of things, the Xbox 360 and PS3's most popular title is obviously Modern Warfare 2
, while the Wii's big hit is, also expectedly, New Super Mario Bros. Wii
. For handhelds, gamers are ticking Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
and Dissidia: Final Fantasy
for rental on the DS and PSP, respectively.
Overall, the list is fairly unsurprising, though we guess one could argue that it's surprising all of these people want to rent Modern Warfare 2
and haven't already purchased it.