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: Bland presentation and sloppy mechanics sink Battleship more effectively than a torpedo ever could. Read review
Specs: Teen, Double Helix Games, Board Games, Action - first person shooter
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
Specs: RP, Vicarious Visions, Action
Specs: Vicarious Visions, Action
Specs: Mature, Treyarch, Action
Specs: Teen, Gaijin Entertainment, Simulation, Simulation - helicopter flight, Realistic
The Bottom Line: The older kids who found some chuckles in the adult-aimed nudge-and-winks found in the original Shrek movie probably aren't going to find anything too compelling here. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Luxoflux, Inc., Action, Miscellaneous - kids / children's games & entertainment, Fantasy, 1-4 Players
Specs: RP, Rovio Entertainment Ltd, Strategy
Specs: Mature, Terminal Reality, Action
Specs: Action, Modern
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
The Bottom Line: Impressive controls, exciting multiplayer, and a dramatic campaign make Call of Duty: World at War a great success. Read review
Specs: Mature, Exakt, Action, Action - first person shooter, Historical, 1-2 Players
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: Teen, Treyarch, Action, Action - adventure, Science-fiction, 1 Player
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
Specs: Everyone, Activision, General
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
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
The Bottom Line: While Call of Duty: Finest Hour is a competent shooter on most counts, a few important things have been lost in the franchise's transition between platforms. Read review
Specs: Teen, Spark Unlimited, Action, First-Person Shooter, Historic, 1 Player
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
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