The Bottom Line: Railroad Tycoon III is surprisingly easy to learn for a game of its scope, and it has something for anyone with a fondness for trains or making loads of money--which means just about everyone. Read review
Specs: Everyone, PopTop Software, Strategy, Tycoon, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Age of Wonders encompasses many facets of games that have preceded it, but it adds improvements of its own and is consequently a complex and highly evolved strategy game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Triumph Studios, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-12 Players
The Bottom Line: Fly has it where it counts: in the cockpit and, for the most part, in the flight model. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Terminal Reality, Simulation, Civilain Plane Flight Sim, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Those looking for the Gran Turismo of off-road racing will find a lot to like in 4x4 Evolution, but casual racing game fans should look elsewhere. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Terminal Reality, Driving, Rally / Offroad Racing, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Terminal Reality, Driving
The Bottom Line: All of 4x4 EVO 2's small problems pile up to make playing the game as much fun as blowing a shock in a knee-deep mud bog. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Terminal Reality, Driving, Truck Racing, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: For fans of Railroad Tycoon II who may have exhausted the original scenarios and campaigns, The Second Century adds some hefty new challenges. Read review
Specs: Everyone, PopTop Software, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players
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 Marketplace.
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