The Bottom Line: This expansive arcade racer may be ambitious, but it doesn't nail all of the basics. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Asobo Studio, Driving
The Bottom Line: The casino games in Payout are mostly competent, but the game spreads itself too thin and delivers almost none of the promised real-world casino atmosphere. Read review
Specs: Teen, Bits Studios, Gambling, 1-8 Players
Specs: Everyone, Konami, Card Battle
The Bottom Line: Spider-Man 3 isn't anything special, but it's a solid 2D action game that lets you cut loose with Spidey's abilities. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Vicarious Visions, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Outbreak was an interesting experiment a year ago, but dealing with the archaic gameplay conventions of File #2 today feels a little like taking a step backward. Read review
Specs: Mature, Capcom, Adventure, Action - adventure, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: It's soccer starring Mario and friends, but the problem is, there just isn't enough "Mario" in Super Mario Strikers. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Next Level Games, Sports, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone, Zoe Mode, Music
The Bottom Line: Minor frustrations and inconsistency compound a game that's not very good in the first place, making it one of the least appealing platformer choices currently on the market. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Krome Studios, Action, Miscellaneous - kids / children's games & entertainment, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: The Movies proves to be an accessible and good-spirited tycoon game, and its moviemaking tools offer a surprisingly deep amount of control. But the disconnection between these elements is noticeable. Read review
Specs: Teen, Lionhead Studios, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - tycoon, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone 10 and older (10+), Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - puzzle
Specs: Games - sports, Sports - skateboarding
The Bottom Line: While it might leave Street Fighter fans scratching their heads, any package with Forgotten Worlds, Commando, Gun.Smoke, and Final Fight on it is easily worth the price of admission. Read review
Specs: Teen, Digital Eclipse, Compilation, 1-3 Players
The Bottom Line: Hanging 10 in this movie-licensed surfing game has its moments--just don't expect to enjoy it for very long. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Ubisoft Montreal, Sports, 1-4 Players
Specs: Mature, Larian Studios, Role-Playing
The Bottom Line: Mutant Nightmare is yet another Turtles sequel that does little to change the series' ever-decreasing reputation. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, KCE Studios, Action, Action - beat-em up, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Atelier Iris 2 carries the same great style and humor of its predecessor, but the tedious quest design spoils some of the fun. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Gust, Role-Playing, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: You'll give up on this side scrolling racer well before its two hour finish line. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Ubisoft Quebec, Sports, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: The Minish Cap executes the classic overhead Zelda formula with great precision and delightful whimsy. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Flagship, Action, Action - adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: For better or for worse, NBA Live 06 looks and plays remarkably similar to its home-console cousins, even going so far as to include the new freestyle superstar control features. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Canada, Sports, Sports - basketball simulation, Realistic, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: There's nothing remotely fantastic about this awful movie tie-in. Read review
Specs: Teen, 7 Studios, Action, Action - adventure, Science-fiction, 1-4 Players
Specs: Rabidlab, Action
Specs: Mature, Team Ninja, Action
The Bottom Line: There's no way to break the curse on this staggeringly bad action game. Read review
Specs: Mature, Playlogic, Action, Action - adventure
The Bottom Line: Thrones and Patriots is an expansion pack that offers more than just new content; it also makes a superb real-time strategy game even better. Read review
Specs: Teen, Big Huge Games, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Historic, 1-8 Players
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