The Bottom Line: By sticking to the series' strengths, Modern Warfare 3 delivers some of the best competitive, cooperative, and single-player shooting in the business. Read review
Specs: Mature, Infinity Ward, Action, Action - first person tactical shooter
The Bottom Line: The single-player campaign is over in a flash, but the high quality of that campaign and its terrific multiplayer options make Call of Duty 4 a fantastic package. Read review
Specs: Mature, Infinity Ward, Action, Action - first person shooter, Historical, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: Vicarious Visions, Action
The Bottom Line: Rome: Total War is the very definition of an epic strategy game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Creative Assembly, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Historic, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Some flashy action, a playful sense of humor, and a clean visual style bring this otherwise straightforward beat-'em-up to life. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Next Level Games, Action, Action - adventure, Science-fiction, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Apache: Air Assault faithfully captures all the nuance of piloting an attack helicopter while including plenty of extras to keep fanatics coming back for more. Read review
Specs: Teen, Gaijin Entertainment, Simulation
The Bottom Line: Call of Duty: Black Ops offers an engrossing campaign and the most feature-rich competitive multiplayer on the Wii. Read review
Specs: Mature, Treyarch, Action, Action - first person shooter
Specs: Mature, Treyarch, Action
The Bottom Line: GoldenEye 007 is an entirely new and incredibly fun shooter that doesn't rely on its prestigious pedigree to provide thrills. Read review
Specs: Teen, Eurocom Entertainment Software, Action, Action - first person shooter
Specs: Teen, Gaijin Entertainment, Simulation, Simulation - helicopter flight, Realistic
The Bottom Line: This belated port successfully brings the greatness of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare to the Wii. Read review
Specs: Mature, Treyarch, Action, Action - first person shooter, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Activision, General
The Bottom Line: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron offers some entertaining action, lots of explosions, and few surprises. Read review
Specs: Teen, High Moon Studios, Action, Action - third person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Nazis and necromancy mix once again in this flawed but fun sequel. Read review
Specs: Mature, Raven Software, Action, Action - first person shooter, Realistic
Specs: Action, Modern
The Bottom Line: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded is mostly unchanged from last year's Wii version, but it's still a fast and exciting shooter that doesn't rely on ancient memories to be great. Read review
Specs: RP, Vicarious Visions, Action
Specs: Mature, Infinity Ward, Action, Action - third person tactical shooter, Realistic, Historical, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Call of Duty: Black Ops bears the series' standard superbly, delivering an engrossing campaign and exciting competitive multiplayer. Read review
The Bottom Line: X-Men Legends is a great action RPG that packs in some strong action with a well-told story. Read review
Specs: Teen, Raven Software, Role-Playing, Action RPG, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: This open-world action game set in Manhattan is proof that even viral outbreaks can be incredibly fun if they're done right. Read review
Specs: Mature, Radical Entertainment, Action, Action - adventure, Adventure - third person adventure
The Bottom Line: Guitar Hero III ups the ante with more challenge and new modes, and though not all the new stuff is great, the terrific tracklist and gameplay are sure to hook you in. Read review
Specs: Teen, Neversoft Entertainment, Music, Miscellaneous - rhythm music, 1-2 Players
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