The Bottom Line: Condition Zero's release is overshadowed by no fewer than three new technologically advanced, highly anticipated shooters, which all cast a harsh light on what is essentially a 6-year-old game--albeit a classic one. Read review
Specs: Mature, Turtle Rock Studios, Action, First-Person Shooter, Modern, 1-32 Players
The Bottom Line: If you're serious about role-playing games, Arcanum is well worth the investment of time, money, and effort. Read review
Specs: Mature, Troika Games, Role-Playing, PC-style RPG
The Bottom Line: The newest iteration of the series is the best one yet, offering an intelligent and flexible interface, a highly replayable campaign, and multiplayer modes that include cooperative play. Read review
Specs: Mature, Irrational Games, Action, Action - adventure, Action - 3D shooter, Realistic, 1-16 Players
The Bottom Line: Half-Life for the PS2 is a gripping combination of superb story design, sly artificial intelligence, taut combat sequences, and logical puzzles. Read review
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action, First-Person Shooter, Sci-Fi, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: This stand-alone F.E.A.R. expansion feels completely dated and unnecessary. Read review
Specs: Mature, TimeGate Studios, Action, 1 Player
Specs: Mature, Valve Software, Action
The Bottom Line: The influence of Diablo on Throne of Darkness is clearly evident--but while Throne of Darkness may be similar, you'll find that the Japanese setting isn't its only distinguishing feature. Read review
Specs: Mature, Click Entertainment
Specs: Mature, Irrational Games, Action
The Bottom Line: Half-Life is the closest thing to a revolutionary step the genre has ever taken. Read review
Specs: Mature, Valve Software, Action, 1-32 Players
The Bottom Line: F.E.A.R. Files serves up two stand-alone expansions for F.E.A.R., though one is definitely stronger than the other. Read review
The Bottom Line: An interesting time-shifting mechanic and fun-to-shoot weapons can't make up for the rest of TimeShift's run-of-the-mill first-person shooter gameplay. Read review
Specs: Mature, Saber Interactive, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: The official expansion for the genre-redefining Half-Life in turn sets a new standard of quality for future action-game mission packs. Read review
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action, General Action, 1-16 Players
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