The Bottom Line: World in Conflict is a thrilling, spectacular strategy game, and an even better multiplayer experience. Read review
Specs: Teen, Massive Entertainment, Strategy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: While it may be a lot smoother and simpler than its predecessors, Empire Earth III has been dumbed down to the point of irrelevance. Read review
Specs: Teen, Mad Doc Software, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - real time, 1 Player
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: As the credits rolled, all I felt was regret - regret that I had spent a good chunk of my life in this ugly world. Read review
Specs: Sierra Entertainment
The Bottom Line: While the graphics and sound could have been better, the fast-paced gameplay and circuit options make the game interesting and enjoyable. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Sierra Entertainment
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
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Krome Studios, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Those who had a great time playing the original should by all means enjoy the sequel, as will most anyone interested in managing epic battles between huge spaceship fleets. Read review
Specs: Teen, Relic, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Sci-Fi, 1-6 Players
The Bottom Line: The story still stands up, but the game that has been wrapped around it simply cannot keep up its end of the bargain. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Inevitable Entertainment, Action, Third-Person Adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Sierra Entertainment, Gambling, Gambling
The Bottom Line: For gamers willing to tolerate substandard graphics and linear gameplay, Betrayal in Antara succeeds in providing an enjoyable role-playing experience. Read review
The Bottom Line: Ground Control is not only one of the best-looking tactical combat games to date, but also one that's suitably challenging and rewarding. Read review
Specs: Teen, Massive Entertainment, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Sci-Fi, 1-8 Players
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
The Bottom Line: It's an excellent party game, but unlike its predecessors, its online play component also makes it ideal even when other people aren't at home. Read review
Specs: Teen, Jellyvision, Trivia / Game Show, 1-3 Players
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: 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
Specs: Everyone, Inevitable Entertainment, Action, Fantasy Action Adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Jason Bourne's quick-fisted head-busting combat style makes the transition to consoles with panache. Read review
Specs: Teen, High Moon Studios, Action
Specs: Everyone, Saffire, Action, Console-style RPG, 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
The Bottom Line: Cleopatra adds more of just about everything, and makes Impressions' Pharaoh a more complex and interesting game, without disrupting the fine balance of the original. Read review
Specs: Everyone, BreakAway Games, Strategy, City Bulding, Historic, 1 Player
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: 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
Specs: Mature, TimeGate Studios, Action, 1 Player
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