Call of Duty: World at War is a great first-person shooter, but it's still stuck in the shadow of an even greater one.
This first-person parkour game stumbles often, but it does it with style.
Red Alert 3 is a funny and smart addition to the Command & Conquer universe.
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe successfully merges the two worlds while also delivering a great new fighting system for the current generation of consoles.
A shortage of content is the only thing keeping this unique cooperative zombie shooter from eating you alive.
Inventive, hilarious, inexpensive, and tons of fun--that's Nuts & Bolts in a nutshell.
Wrath of the Lich King provides even more reason to continue playing a four-year-old game.
Skate It offers three different control schemes, but none of them save the game from its long list of issues.
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix is a top-notch redesign that makes intelligent changes to the gameplay and balance while also offering a perfectly viable online experience.
Grave performance issues, a bland narrative, and a condescending level of difficulty burn through most of Need for Speed Undercover's potential for fun.
The core of You're In The Movies is sound, but technology woes and a reliance on repetition really get in the way of the fun.
SmackDown! vs. RAW 2009 has a lengthy list of features and modes, but none of them truly capture the excitement of watching WWE on television.
Stunning presentation and an engaging open-world reprisal of the series' trademark platforming action make this newly reimagined Prince of Persia easy to recommend.
It's too easy to cheat around Lips' poor vocal- and pitch-detecting technology, but if you're willing to look past that, Lips is a satisfying home karaoke game.
Despite an actual inability to power-up forever, PowerUp Forever is a good, fun dual-joystick shooter.
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.
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.
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.
The foul-mouthed humor remains equally well-spoken and vulgar, though the formula is starting to become apparent with Episode Two.
Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos is a way more exciting and evocative title than this boring photo-hunt game deserves.
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.
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.
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.
The Maw is a brief, yet engrossing, journey that leans more on its charm than its gameplay.
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.
Equally long on endearing personality and challenging strategy, this stylus-driven tower defense game makes a great travel companion in bite-size chunks.
Extravagant production and abusive arcade shooting action combine to nice effect in this Live Arcade remake.
The latest PSN release from thatgamecompany is full of incredible floral imagery and a few unexpected twists.
It's less tactical than its forebear, but Monolith delivers a tightly paced and atmospheric ride with F.E.A.R. 2.
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.
For what Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection lacks in quality, it at least partially makes up for by its sheer quantity of emulated games.
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.
Killzone 2 offers terrific class-based multiplayer that will keep you coming back long after the campaign is finished.
Ensemble's new Xbox 360 strategy game is heavy on the Halo mythos but occasionally stumbles over its limited control scheme.
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.
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.
If you can get past some glaring pathfinding and AI issues, Empire: Total War is a game without peer in the strategy genre.
The XBLA version of Peggle is a great way to not do what you were supposed to be doing.
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.
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