The Bottom Line: FreeSpace 2 is one of the best space sims ever made and is a solid candidate for game of the year. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Volition Inc., Simulation, Small Spaceship Sim, Sci-Fi, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: With inviting gameplay and an abundance of hidden characters, Gekido is worthy of the acclaim given to Streets of Rage 2, Guardian Heroes, or Die Hard Arcade, provided you're a fan of the genre. Read review
Specs: Teen, Naps Team, Action, General Action, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Fans of action RPGs should make every effort to play Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance--but ideally not the technically deficient GameCube version. Read review
Specs: Teen, High Voltage Software, Role-Playing, Action RPG, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Delivered in a nasal surfer tone that makes people think disparaging things about California, the main character's comments sound like a 40-year-old ad exec's idea of what "the kids" think is "cool" "these days." Read review
Specs: Teen, Shiny Entertainment, Action, General Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Like its predecessor, Icewind Dale II is simply a great role-playing game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Black Isle Studios, Role-Playing, PC-style RPG
Specs: FTL Games, Role-Playing
The Bottom Line: It's well suited for fans of Black Isle Studios' previous games, classic hack-and-slash AD & D computer games, and anyone looking for an action-packed role-playing game with a lot of depth. Read review
Specs: Teen, Black Isle Studios, Role-Playing, General Role-Playing, Fantasy
Specs: Gremlin Interactive
Specs: Teen, Black Isle Studios
Specs: Adventure Soft, Adventure, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Runecraft, Gambling
Specs: Activision, Compilation
The Bottom Line: Heart of Darkness isn't a bad game. It's a bit short and a bit frustrating, but it's always moderately fun and it's occasionally very fun. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Amazing Studios, Action, General Action, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: For children from age 5 to 12, many fun hours of friendly haunting await. For adolescents and adults, however, there are better choices in the genre. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Interplay, Role-Playing, General Role-Playing
The Bottom Line: The game just doesn't have the polished look of Triple Play or MLB. Read review
Specs: Everyone, VR Sports, Sports, Baseball Sim, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: It can be endlessly frustrating, but it also has most of the elements that make the Jagged Alliance series so outstanding. Read review
Specs: Teen, Sir-Tech Software Inc., Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy, Modern, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Parallax Software, Action, Simulation - small spaceship flight, Fantasy, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Wild Wild Racing lacks any real punch and stands as the quintessential middle-of-the-road off-roading game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Rage Software, Driving, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: The game puts you behind the wheel of an ammo-decked patrol car, motorcycle, or wing vehicle to fight crime and annihilate anything that gets in your way as you do so. Read review
Specs: Teen, Pixelogic, Action, General Action, 1-2 Players
Specs: Black Isle Studios
The Bottom Line: Tempest X3 just isn't worth the money. Read review
Specs: Everyone, High Voltage Software, Action, Static Shooter, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Quite literally, stay away from Reloaded at all costs. Read review
Specs: Mature, Gremlin Interactive, Action, 1-2 Players
Specs: Various, Role-Playing
Specs: Everyone, Interplay, Driving
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