Specs: Teen, Maxis, Simulation, Miscellaneous - virtual life, Realistic
Specs: Teen, EA Games, Action
The Bottom Line: There really isn't much to Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough that those who've played the original and its first expansion haven't already seen before. Read review
Specs: Teen, TKO Software, Action, Action - first person shooter, Historical
The Bottom Line: Catwoman attempts to deliver some Prince of Persia-like acrobatics, but it's dragged down by bad control, weak voice work, and shoddy gameplay. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA Games, Action, Action - fighting, Adventure - mystery, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Knockout Kings 2001 is easily the best iteration of the series thus far, thanks to improved AI, cleaner graphics, and tighter controls. Read review
Specs: Teen, Black Ops Entertainment, Sports
The Bottom Line: Pirates is, simply put, an endearing and well thought-out game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Westwood Studios, Action, Fantasy Action Adventure, Fantasy, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Street Sk8er 2 is a huge improvement over the original, and skaters looking for something to do while waiting for Tony Hawk 2 to ship would do well to check out EA's second offering. Read review
Specs: Teen, Atelier Double, Sports, Skateboarding, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Die-hard boxing purists who are still looking for a game with true-to-life gameplay, however, will enjoy Knockout Kings 2000 for a brief period, quickly tire of its sim-free control, and keep looking. Read review
Specs: Teen, Black Ops Entertainment, Sports, Boxing, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: The Sims 2: Pets for the PSP might have been a decent port of the console versions, if it would've just stopped loading for a second. Read review
Specs: Teen, Maxis, Strategy, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Digital Illusions, Action, Action - first person tactical shooter, Historical, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Earth & Beyond takes the standard high-fantasy formula of online role-playing games and replaces the castles and swords with space stations and beam weapons. Read review
Specs: Teen, Westwood Studios, Role-Playing, Massively Multiplayer Online, Modern
The Bottom Line: The game simply delivers a terrific interpretation of the sport of boxing. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA Sports, Sports, Boxing, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: In borrowing conventions from earlier games, Westwood managed to make its latest project interesting enough and enjoyable enough to be worthwhile for virtually anyone who's ever liked another game of its type. Read review
Specs: Teen, Westwood Studios, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Sci-Fi, 1-8 Players
Specs: Teen, Electronic Arts, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Sci-Fi
The Bottom Line: Medal of Honor: Vanguard is yet another run-of-the-mill WWII-based first-person shooter. Read review
Specs: Teen, BudCat, Action, Action - first person shooter, Historical, 1-4 Players
Specs: Teen, Piranha Games, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Racing / driving - stock car, Realistic
The Bottom Line: It's a relatively simple action game at heart, but a solid combat system and some extremely intense and cinematic levels make The Return of the King deserving of its name. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA Games, Action, Action - beat-em up, Fantasy, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Unfortunate technical problems bring down what is otherwise the freshest new take on a console Sims game yet. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA Redwood Shores, Virtual Life, Miscellaneous - virtual life, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: It's more of a good thing, but a second-rate campaign and an underwhelming new gameplay mode keep this expansion from soaring. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA LA, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - real time, Science-fiction, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Knockout Kings 2001 is more of a hitting simulation than a boxing simulation, which is a complete turnoff for die-hard boxing fans who want realism. Read review
The Bottom Line: Its additions are extremely enjoyable to play around with and, in some cases, really change the gameplay of the original in new and intriguing ways. Read review
Specs: Teen, Digital Illusions, Action, First-Person Shooter, Historic, 1-32 Players
Specs: Teen, Kodiak Interactive, Sports
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