The Bottom Line: While Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup is a decent first effort at simulating the chosen sport of wizards, it falls short of its promise primarily because of sluggish controls. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Magic Pockets, Sports, Other Sports, Fantasy, 1-2 Players
Specs: Mature, BioWare, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG
Specs: Everyone, EA Tiburon, Sports, Sports - football simulation, Realistic
The Bottom Line: This crass shooter has its drawbacks, but it's got no shortage of stylish fun. Read review
Specs: Mature, People Can Fly, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Lumines Plus is a good puzzle game, but there's so little new that you'll find yourself wondering why the word "plus" is in the title. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Opus, Puzzle, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: South Park fans may want to rent this game, but it's far too limited to consider for purchase. Read review
Specs: Mature, Tantalus Interactive, Driving, Kart Racing, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: With a few glaring exceptions, the new missions tend to be exciting and challenging, taking advantage of what the Blitzkrieg series has always done well: intense real-time WWII combat. Read review
Specs: Teen, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - real time, Realistic, Historical, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Prince Caspian combines simplistic gameplay with a confusing narrative for an action adventure that unfortunately isn't as good as the movie on which it's based. Read review
Specs: Teen, Traveller's Tales, Adventure, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: For now, The Sims Online lacks many of the options that made the original game so intriguing, and doesn't really replace them. Read review
Specs: Teen, Maxis, Role-Playing, Massively Multiplayer Online, Modern
Specs: Games - role playing game (RPG), Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, Role playing game (RPG) - PC-style RPG, Fantasy
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - rhythm music
The Bottom Line: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is a scream...for the first eight levels. Once you've seen what the game has to offer, though, there's not a lot to come back to. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Nintendo, Action, Action - platformer, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Lego Pirates of the Caribbean is cute, colorful, and boring. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Traveller's Tales, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: If you can find them, you'd be better off just grabbing a Dreamcast console and a copy of the original Crazy Taxi. Read review
Specs: Teen, Hitmaker, Driving, Arcade Racing, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: The weakness of Rising Sun's gameplay undermines what could have been a much more enjoyable experience. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA LA, Action, Action - first person shooter, Historical, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Unlike other series that offer incremental "improvements," the RE lineup continues to refine an already excellent premise. Read review
Specs: Mature, Capcom, Action, Horror Action Adventure, Horror, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Fans of Point Blank will certainly not be disappointed, and those who thought Point Blank was a bit too remedial will probably be right at home. Read review
Specs: Teen, TOSE, Action, General Action, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: While more accomplished gamers may find some of the minigames too simplistic, this accessibility ensures that Mario's party is one that just about anyone can enjoy. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Hudson, Party, Party, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Backbone Entertainment, Compilation
The Bottom Line: You'll find another good batch of music and some great gameplay additions on offer here, making Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 a remarkable game for fans, even when you take into consideration that the latest installment in the series is only a few months old. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Harmonix Music Systems, Music, Miscellaneous - rhythm music, 1-8 Players
Specs: Mature, Capcom, Action, Action - adventure
The Bottom Line: If you're looking for a realistic and feature-rich baseball video game, you can't go wrong with MVP Baseball 2005. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Sports, Sports, Baseball Sim, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Crave, Sports
Specs: Teen, Harmonix Music Systems, Music
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