The Bottom Line: This game sucks all the fun out of drag racing, presenting the sport as slow and tedious instead of fast and furious. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Bethesda Softworks, Driving, Racing / driving - drag, Realistic, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Ambulance Driver is a horrible mistake of a game that should never have been made. Read review
Specs: Teen, Antidote Entertainment, Driving, Simulation - car racing, Simulation - medicine, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: RP, Crytek, Action
The Bottom Line: Apache: Air Assault faithfully captures all the nuance of piloting an attack helicopter while including plenty of extras to keep fanatics coming back for more. Read review
Specs: Teen, Gaijin Entertainment, Simulation
The Bottom Line: You could say that Flight Simulator 2004 is still a straightforward simulation, but if you have even a passing interest in flying, you'll definitely get your money's worth from it. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Microsoft Game Studios, Simulation, Civilain Plane Flight Sim, Realistic, 1-16 Players
The Bottom Line: For many reasons, XXX just does not work as a handheld game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Digital Eclipse, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Try to become the most notorious street racer alive. Read review
Specs: Teen, Black Box, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: History Channel: Civil War is good for a few mindless hours of shooting action, but not much else. History buffs need not apply. Read review
Specs: Teen, Activision, Strategy, Action - first person shooter, Historical, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Nearly 17 years since she raided her first tomb, Lara Croft is back in a fantastic reboot of the series. Read review
Specs: Mature, Crystal Dynamics, Action
The Bottom Line: It's a bit rough around the edges, but ultimately Far Cry 3 closes 2012 on an excellent note, easily making it one of the year's best. Read review
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft Montreal, Action
Specs: Guerrilla, Action
The Bottom Line: Dishonored reminds us a lot of the last BioShock game, with a bigger focus on stealth. Read review
Specs: Mature, Arkane Studios, Action, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, Role playing game (RPG) - first person
The Bottom Line: No other multiplayer-focused action game has this much to offer. Read review
Specs: Mature, Epic Games, Action, First-Person Shooter, Sci-Fi, 1-32 Players
The Bottom Line: Zero Hour fundamentally improves the core game, and it should ensure that Command & Conquer: Generals continues to be popular well into the next year. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA LA, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - real time
The Bottom Line: This disappointing film tie-in transforms the magical into the mundane. Read review
Specs: Teen, Ubisoft, Action
The Bottom Line: NHL 14 is still a fun, ultra-realistic hockey simulation, but veterans of the series may not find enough innovation and refinement to warrant a purchase at full price. Read review
Specs: RP, Electronic Arts, Sports
The Bottom Line: Grand Theft Auto V is an absolute triumph that fires on all cylinders. It's a relevant, witty, and satirical experience that's as smart as it is completely addicting. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rockstar North, Action
The Bottom Line: Suffering from boring, uninspired gameplay, Thief is nearly dead on arrival. Plain and simple, it's just not fun to play. Read review
The Bottom Line: Believe it or not, Halo 4 might be the start of an even better trilogy than before. Read review
Specs: Mature, 343 Industries, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else. Read review
Specs: Mature, Irrational Games, Action
The Bottom Line: Bloodlines offers a few good moments, but it fails to capture the joy of its console brethren. Read review
Specs: Mature, Griptonite Games, Action, Action - adventure, Historical, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Liberty City Stories has its share of minor issues, but it gets enough of the GTA look and feel in there to be an exciting portable game overall. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rockstar Leeds, Action, Action - adventure, Adventure - third person adventure, Realistic, 1-6 Players
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