Specs: Games - adventure, Adventure - third person adventure, Fantasy
Specs: Everyone, 49Games, Sports
The Bottom Line: Robust and challenging single-player modes, strong online multiplayer, and gorgeous visuals make this a must-have for any fighter fan. Read review
Specs: Teen, Capcom, Action, Action - fighting, Fantasy, 1-2 Players
Specs: Games - simulation
Specs: Games - sports, Sports - skiing, Sports - darts, Sports - tennis, Sports - baseball simulation, Sports - football simulation, Sports - golf simulation, Realistic
Specs: Everyone, HB Studios Multimedia, Sports
The Bottom Line: This sexed-up strategy role-playing game boasts some interesting ideas, but falls short of realizing its full potential. Read review
Specs: Teen, Compile Heart, Strategy
The Bottom Line: Like just about every other sequel in Koei's Warriors franchises, Samurai Warriors 2 offers an overly familiar and ultimately mundane hack-and-slash experience. Read review
Specs: Teen, Omega Force, Action, 1-4 Players
Specs: Games - action, Action - fighting
The Bottom Line: First impressions count for a lot, and NBA Live 06 certainly delivers in that regard. However, while the game looks next-gen at times, it doesn't play like it. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Canada, Sports, Sports - basketball simulation, Realistic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Madden NFL 08 is a significant step forward for the series, bringing to the table features that are legitimately game-changing. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Tiburon, Sports, Sports - football simulation, Realistic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: This bot-filled sequel delivers all of the mind-numbing monotony we've come to expect from the Dynasty Warriors franchise. Read review
Specs: Teen, Omega Force, Action, Action - beat-em up, 1-2 Players
Specs: Games - action, Action - first person tactical shooter
The Bottom Line: If you've played any recent Ridge Racer game, you know exactly what to expect in Ridge Racer 6--a slick, fast-moving racing game with interesting handling characteristics. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Namco, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Realistic, 1-2 Players
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - rhythm music
The Bottom Line: What it lacks in features and courses, Tiger almost makes up for in pure challenge. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Sports, Sports, Sports - golf simulation, Realistic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Phantasy Star Universe almost immediately feels dated, and the monthly fee is way too steep to justify, but at its core, it's still an enjoyable experience. Read review
Specs: Teen, Sonic Team, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: This return to a beloved series is brutal enough, but it doesn't pack the punch of its forebears. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rebellion, Action
The Bottom Line: NBA Live 09's gameplay has again seen some improvement, but there are still a few rough edges. Read review
Specs: Mature, Piranha Bytes, Role-Playing
Specs: Teen (13+), Games - action, Action - first person shooter
The Bottom Line: Dynasty Warriors: Gundam takes the worst elements of both franchises, and smashes them together into a dismally vapid action game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Omega Force, Action, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Codemasters, Driving
View the latest newsletter online.
Subscribe to our very own Cheapskate blogger's spotlight on the best deals on the Web -- from PCs to phones to gadgets and more.
Subscribe to this newsletter.
Receive premier offers from CNET and partners.
Be the first to know the newest hot deals from CNET.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
The latest Shopper deals streaming in from all over the web. Bookmark this page today!
View & manage all CNET newsletter subscriptions