Art Style: AQUIA is a good, basic puzzle game with enough of a hook to keep you coming back for more.
Master of Illusion Express: Funny Face is only two dollars, but it's so incredibly thin that it feels more like a demo than something you should actually have to pay for.
Bird & Beans is a great little time-waster that's available at a great little price.
Dark Athena joins more content to the brilliant, grim Escape From Butcher Bay, which for the most part has aged quite well.
This demanding new PlayStation Network shooter offers rewarding score-based action--once you commit to learning its complex, unique mechanics.
Rhythm Heaven's quirky minigames keep you guessing while giving you plenty of things to do and plenty of reasons to keep coming back.
Uno Rush is vastly different from its predecessor, replacing cold strategy and slow-paced fun with something much more intense.
Retribution is a surprisingly good third-person shooter on the PSP, a platform where you don't see a lot of good third-person shooters.
Wanted: Weapons of Fate is fun while it lasts, but it doesn't last very long and doesn't give you great reasons to play through it a second time.
WWE Legends of Wrestlemania contains some great, nostalgic moments, but the rest of the package is a letdown.
GTA: Chinatown Wars looks amazing on the DS, and the game retains enough of what Grand Theft Auto fans are looking for to make for a great experience.
While the bloody combat in MadWorld makes a terrific first impression, this is a perfect example of a game that puts style over substance.
By necessity, Resident Evil 5 makes a smaller impact than its groundbreaking predecessor, but it's still a creepy, fantastic action game in its own right.
While the game is conceptually interesting, Matt Hazard's "return" comes up short in just about every way imaginable.
The XBLA version of Peggle is a great way to not do what you were supposed to be doing.
If you can get past some glaring pathfinding and AI issues, Empire: Total War is a game without peer in the strategy genre.
Watchmen: The End is Nigh looks great, but the co-op elements are poorly thought-out, and the simplistic action gets old well before this brief, bloody brawler is over.
Tom Clancy's HAWX changes up the flight combat formula in a couple of interesting ways, but at its core it's a little too basic to hold your attention.
Dawn of War II successfully introduces RPG elements to its single-player campaign and provides a polished, if familiar, online experience that focuses on brisk combat.
Ensemble's new Xbox 360 strategy game is heavy on the Halo mythos but occasionally stumbles over its limited control scheme.
Killzone 2 offers terrific class-based multiplayer that will keep you coming back long after the campaign is finished.
There are moments of questionable quality sprinkled throughout 50 Cent's latest video game adventure, but if you're looking for something silly and totally over-the-top, Blood on the Sand is actually kind of hilarious.
For what Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection lacks in quality, it at least partially makes up for by its sheer quantity of emulated games.
Retro Game Challenge has some awesome concepts behind it, but it gets painfully repetitive in spots, which throws a wet blanket on an otherwise-charming game.
Equally long on endearing personality and challenging strategy, this stylus-driven tower defense game makes a great travel companion in bite-size chunks.
It's less tactical than its forebear, but Monolith delivers a tightly paced and atmospheric ride with F.E.A.R. 2.
The latest PSN release from thatgamecompany is full of incredible floral imagery and a few unexpected twists.
Extravagant production and abusive arcade shooting action combine to nice effect in this Live Arcade remake.
Afro Samurai's exciting and graphic combat is its strongest suit, but that fighting is bogged down by enough issues that make it tough to recommend.
The Maw is a brief, yet engrossing, journey that leans more on its charm than its gameplay.
Frustrating combat and a half-hearted approach to the source material drag down EA's latest Rings game.
Skate 2 makes a load of interesting changes to the structure of the average skateboarding game and includes enough interesting multiplayer options to keep players going for awhile.
If you're after some quality 2D fighting, KOF Collection offers that, but the package comes with some caveats that make it a little unappealing.
If this is your first Lumines game, you'll probably enjoy it. But as the latest in a long line of rudimentary updates, it gets old quick.
Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos is a way more exciting and evocative title than this boring photo-hunt game deserves.
The foul-mouthed humor remains equally well-spoken and vulgar, though the formula is starting to become apparent with Episode Two.
Crash Commando takes the conventions of the modern first-person shooter and puts them into a side-scrolling game, resulting in a fast-moving shooter that successfully merges old and new.
Animal Crossing: City Folk is a quality product, for sure, but it's also largely the same quality product that has already appeared on the DS and GameCube.
Meteos Wars has all the pieces it needs to be a great puzzle game, but with no online competition, it's all kind of pointless.
Despite an actual inability to power-up forever, PowerUp Forever is a good, fun dual-joystick shooter.
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