The Bottom Line: Need for Speed Underground 2 is pretty good, but unfortunately most of the stuff you do in between races keeps you away from the game's best moments. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA Canada, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Racing / driving - stock car, Realistic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: The PC version of NightFire makes an excellent case for leaving James Bond on console systems. Read review
Specs: Teen, Gearbox Software, Action, First-Person Shooter, Modern, 1-32 Players
The Bottom Line: Not only is the latest Need for Speed miles ahead of the last NFS game, but it approaches (and dare I say surpasses?), the best of the consoles in terms of sheer fun and speed. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Seattle, Driving, Arcade Racing, Realistic, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Renegade makes great use of the source material, yet it's suitable both for C & C fans and for those who enjoy team-based multiplayer competition in general. Read review
Specs: Teen, Westwood Studios, Action, First-Person Shooter, Sci-Fi, 1-64 Players
The Bottom Line: Don't think too much about statistics, and you'll be rewarded with enjoyable hardball that often bears a strong resemblance to the national pastime. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Sports, Sports, Baseball Sim, Realistic, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: All the wonder of the Bionicle universe has been bled dry by a vapid design, an atrocious camera system, and one noteworthy bug. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Argonaut Games, Adventure, Adventure - mystery, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: All its new features combine to make Yuri's Revenge ideal or even downright necessary for anyone who enjoyed Red Alert 2. Read review
Specs: Teen, Westwood Studios, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Sci-Fi
The Bottom Line: The Pets expansion adds an interesting wrinkle to The Sims 2 but won't set the world, or even your sims' house, on fire. Read review
Specs: Teen, Maxis, Strategy, Miscellaneous - virtual life, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: There isn't enough here to compel anyone but the most adamant of Keepers. Read review
Specs: Mature, Take-Two Interactive, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: While it has its faults, it is for the most part successful in adding first-person shooter flash to a traditional kind of game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Digital Extremes, Pinball, Pinball, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: EA has built the foundations of a terrific title with NHL ‘96. Let's hope they finish the job with NHL '97. Read review
Specs: K-A, EA Sports, Sports, 1-4 Players
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