The Bottom Line: It is a remarkable achievement and a game that many will savor and struggle with for weeks and weeks. Read review
Specs: Westwood Studios
Specs: Games - action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Nations' flight model will instantly turn off those looking for a realistic flight sim, while the box description might turn away those looking for a more accessible game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Psygnosis, Simulation, 1-16 Players
The Bottom Line: An inferior copy of a classic, Swashbucklers isn't worth your time. Read review
Specs: Mature, Akella, Action
The Bottom Line: Combining the stats demanded by baseball gearheads with great ease of use, Baseball Mogul 2008 hits the ball and touches 'em all. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Sports Mogul, Sports, 1-64 Players
The Bottom Line: Thanks to the inexplicable inclusion of timed exploration tasks in between the racing levels, Carmageddon 3 is exactly one half fun and one half frustration. Read review
Specs: Mature, Torus Games, Driving, Mission-based Driving, 1-8 Players
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational
The Bottom Line: Night Watch is a stripped-down turn-based strategy game that starts off interesting, but eventually settles into a shallow and repetitive rut. Read review
Specs: Teen, Nival Interactive, Role-Playing, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: RollerCoaster Tycoon has the potential to capture a pretty good niche market - and for the most part, it succeeds. Read review
The Bottom Line: Western Outlaw's primitive production values, brain-dead AI, and shamefully brief campaign make it a game that everyone should definitely avoid. Read review
Specs: Mature, Jarhead Games, Action, First-Person Shooter, Historic, 1 Player
Specs: Mature, Looking Glass Studios, Action, Action - 3D shooter, Fantasy
The Bottom Line: Despite its great look and some exciting moments, Tron 2.0 is a fairly conventional and uneven shooter. Read review
Specs: Teen, Monolith Productions, Action, First-Person Shooter, Sci-Fi, 1-16 Players
The Bottom Line: Despite the touted inclusion of full 3D environments and longer cases, 3 Dimensions of Murder mostly covers well-worn territory, and it's still a breeze to play through. Read review
Specs: Mature, Telltale Games, Adventure, Action - adventure, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - compilation
Specs: Teen (13+), Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - cards, Miscellaneous - gambling, Miscellaneous - casino
The Bottom Line: The Two Thrones provides a satisfying conclusion to the Sands of Time trilogy, with a lot of the same puzzle-solving and gorgeous environments you remembered from the previous two games. Read review
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft, Action, Action - fighting, Action - adventure, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Strategy
The Bottom Line: Diablo is the best game to come out in the past year, and you should own a copy. Period. Read review
Specs: Mature, Blizzard Entertainment, Role-Playing, General Role-Playing, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Soldiers: Heroes of World War II is a very good game that should appeal most to hardcore strategy fans, due to its intricate, challenging gameplay and great presentation. Read review
Specs: Teen, Best Way, Strategy, Real-Time Military, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone, Humongous Entertainment, Sports, Sports - football simulation, Realistic
The Bottom Line: The game's best features are all but lost behind a poorly designed interface, insidious crash bugs, and a handful of design flaws. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Divide By Zero, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players
Specs: Teen, EA Games, Action
The Bottom Line: Simplistic gameplay, barren environments, a dated graphics engine, and horrible artificial intelligence collectively make Lands of Lore III an unsatisfying experience. Read review
Specs: Teen, Westwood Studios, Role-Playing, General Role-Playing, 1 Player
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