The Bottom Line: The actual card-battling mechanics have a slightly unique feel, but the game still just isn't a worthwhile purchase for those who aren't already sold on Duel Masters. Read review
Specs: Everyone, High Voltage Software, Card Battle, Card Battle, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, Artdink, Action
Specs: Everyone, Razorworks Studios, Driving, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Creat Studios, Adventure, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone (6+), Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - puzzle
The Bottom Line: Tyco RC stacks up well against the competition, but doesn't add any major innovations to the formula established by RC Revenge. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Lucky Chicken, Driving, Arcade Racing, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Its endless tuning options and many racing events will keep you engrossed in the game for many months, and it's accessible enough to be enjoyed by anyone who's the least bit interested in driving an exotic car. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Polyphony Digital, Driving, GT/Street Racing, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Jack of All Games, Board Games, 1-6 Players
The Bottom Line: Outlaw Golf is an odd game because it has a theme that seems to appeal to a certain audience, yet the gameplay isn't really for that crowd. Read review
Specs: Teen, Hypnotix, Sports, Golf Arcade, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: The fierce foes and expansive dungeons of Etrian Odyssey III welcome all those with a love for a good old-fashioned challenge. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, ATLUS, Role-Playing
Specs: Everyone, Humongous Entertainment, Sports, Sports - football arcade, Realistic, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: It may be a great toy, but Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots is a lousy video game. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Full Fat, Action, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Not only is this easily the best of the Xbox launch games, but it's easily one of the best shooters ever, on any platform. Read review
Specs: Mature, Bungie Software, Action, First-Person Shooter, Sci-Fi, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: BattleBots: Beyond the BattleBox does have a certain charm about it, but not to the extent that anyone but die-hard fans of the TV series should risk their hard-earned dollars to play it. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Cave Barn, Action, Beat-'Em-Up, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: World Championship Poker 2's offline play is the best you'll find amid this year's competition, and the online play is still pretty engaging. Read review
Specs: Teen, Crave, Gambling, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Powerhead Games, Action, Adventure - third person adventure, Fantasy, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, Compile Heart, Role-Playing, 1 Player
Specs: Games - racing / driving, Racing / driving - GT/street
Specs: Cyanide, Sports
The Bottom Line: Incredible freedom of movement, intense combat, and an enthralling story make Infamous an impressive open-world action game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Sucker Punch, Action, Action - adventure, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Batman: Arkham City's irresistible world, joyous movement, rewarding combat, and varied side quests make it an exceptional adventure game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Rocksteady Studios, Action
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Whitebear, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - puzzle
The Bottom Line: Simplistic combat and tedious backtracking don't fully diminish the pleasures of this attractive and festive fable. Read review
Specs: Teen, Game Republic, Action
The Bottom Line: Fans of RC racers will surely find the game to be the most legitimate interpretation of the hobby on a console system to date, not to mention the most fun. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Taito Corporation, Driving, Arcade Racing, 1 Player
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