The Bottom Line: Desperate Housewives isn't much of a game, but it does a pretty good job of telling an original, interactive soap opera story in the quirky tone of the hit show. Read review
Specs: Teen, Liquid Entertainment, Adventure, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Summitsoft Entertainment, Simulation, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Quite simply, Mafia is one of the best games of the year. Read review
Specs: Mature, Illusion Softworks, Action, Third-Person Shooter, Historic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: In light of the legacy created by its namesake and the previous landmarks in the genre, The Bard's Tale is a disappointment. Read review
Specs: Teen, InXile Entertainment, Role-Playing, Action - adventure, Adventure - humor, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Silver is simplified by the removal or retooling of much of the complex stat-based baggage of its console RPG brethren. Read review
Specs: Teen, Spiral House, Role-Playing, General Role-Playing, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: The engine simulates Civil War warfare about as well as a round peg fits into a square hole. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Erudite Software Inc., Strategy, General Strategy, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Only those who like collecting anything to do with a show that probably won't last more than a season or two in the States should seriously consider The Weakest Link. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Activision, Trivia / Game Show, General Action, Realistic
The Bottom Line: Like the previous games in the series, Global Terror offers some redeeming value as a shooter, but poor execution on certain aspects, such as the AI, keeps the game from distinguishing itself. Read review
Specs: Mature, Pivotal Games, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Gun sets you loose in the Wild West, where you can shoot your way through a very brief but entertaining storyline and undertake some decent side missions while you're at it. Read review
Specs: Mature, Neversoft Entertainment, Action, Action - adventure, Action - first person shooter, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Climax Group, Virtual Life, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: It has an entertaining storybook plot and is fun to play, which will make you wish it had the poise and styling of the first-rate role-playing game it doesn't even aspire to be. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Nival Interactive
The Bottom Line: If you are able to look past I Was an Atomic Mutant's great presentation, you'll realize that the game itself isn't that good. Read review
Specs: Teen, Canopy Games, Action, Third-Person Shooter, Sci-Fi, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: This repackaging of Squad Assault: West Front adds three new campaigns, but virtually everything else has remained the same--and that's both good and bad. Read review
Specs: Teen, Freedom Games, Strategy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: With the addition of just a few more fundamentals of hunting, this could have been an exceptionally good game. Read review
Specs: Teen, DreamForge Intertainment, Sports, Hunting, Realistic, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, KCET, Sports, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Once you've played the first ten minutes of Psycho Circus, you might as well have played the first ten hours. Read review
Specs: Mature, Third Law Interactive, Action, General Action
The Bottom Line: It's not as addictive as the original, but it's still a lot of fun. Read review
Specs: Everyone, MicroProse, Strategy, General Strategy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: If you can get past the lackluster presentation, irritating pauses, and low-quality video, you may find Jeopardy! 2003 to be a surprisingly challenging and enjoyable pastime. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Atari, Trivia / Game Show, Triva / Game Show, 1-3 Players
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