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Seth McM. Donlin

2005's God of War was possibly the greatest action title ever to hit store shelves. The storyline was compelling, the game mechanics were intuitive, and the graphics were jaw-dropping. And now, the sequel picks up exactly where it left off. more

Mar 22, 2007 4:47 PM Games

The turn-based game plays out strictly on an overhead map, allowing for city management, diplomatic negotiations and unit deployment. more

Mar 15, 2007 4:28 PM Games

This game does an amazing job of translating J.R.R. Tolkien's world. The landscape and buildings are the most beautifully designed I have yet seen in an MMORPG, and you can differentiate the various areas by their unique flora and architecture. more

Mar 8, 2007 6:05 PM Games

Chris Taylor of Gas Powered Games deplores the lack of actual strategic elements in most real-time-strategy games. Taylor's Supreme Commander is a truly superior RTS that finally takes care of this problem. more

Mar 1, 2007 5:47 PM Games

Each of Resistance's 20 levels feels unique. The art design is fantastic, as is the replayability factor. In other words, the game is a real winner. more

Feb 15, 2007 5:10 PM Games

This title makes the jump to the 360 with plenty of new songs, exclusive dance remixes and enhanced versions of the classic Edit, Workout, Quest and Party modes. more

Feb 1, 2007 5:11 PM Games

The PS3 version of EA's Fight Night: Round 3 isn't significantly different from the other versions. I was hoping it might work out some of the sound and graphics glitches that marred an otherwise impressive game, but no dice. more

Jan 18, 2007 5:36 PM Games

Even more impressive is the fact that you can modify the actual unit models, giving them different outfits, different color schemes and even different heads. more

Jan 4, 2007 5:20 PM Games

This is a game you play not for the incredible plot, but for the incredible cars. And this time around, EA has given us a whole new class of cars to play with. more

Dec 28, 2006 5:56 PM Games

While Rome broke new ground with its introduction of fully 3D soldiers who could move and fight independently from their fellow soldiers, Medieval II has dug even deeper, adding interesting finishing moves to the game's massive battles. more

Dec 7, 2006 5:08 PM Games

One of my favorite games last year was "Destroy All Humans!", a campy action-adventure title that introduced the surly yet lovable Crypto Sporidium 137. The new installment is yet another thoroughly addictive game. more

Nov 24, 2006 4:56 PM Games

The latest railroad-building title is beautiful-looking and sure to impress geeks new to the franchise. more

Nov 9, 2006 4:56 PM Games

Most games based on a movie merely allow you to 'play' the original story. But The World Is Yours picks up where Scarface left off, with one big difference: Tony lives. more

Nov 2, 2006 7:50 PM Games

The game's impressive 3-D graphics and fully destructible terrain are light years ahead of the competition. And the realistic ways in which your infantry squads react to enemy attacks will leave you wondering if they even need you to issue them orders. more

Oct 19, 2006 4:34 PM Games

This game's new version offers several racing modes, but the real fun is in the Fight to the Top mode, which lets you start as a rookie driver in the Whelen Modified Series and slowly work your way up through the Craftsman Trucks and NBS series until you're offered a contract to drive for a NEXTEL Cup team. more

Oct 5, 2006 4:20 PM Games

In this space sim, you play Kayron Jarvis, a young pilot who has just come into possession of an extremely powerful spaceship, the Darkstar One, at the onset of an alarming rise in interstellar tension. more

Sep 8, 2006 3:35 PM Games

Aug 25, 2006 3:09 PM Games

In this first-person shooter from Madison's Human Head Studios, a Native American named Tommy tries to save Earth after being abducted by aliens. Prey doesn't offer much that other first-person shooters haven't already provided, but it has an entertaining storyline and is fun to play. more

Jul 28, 2006 9:00 PM Games