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CSI: Miami is a copy of the previous CSI game, but with the less-engaging characters of the Miami cast and a series of mysteries that also aren't as interesting.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
Despite the clunky combat and other shortcomings, there's a rich world to explore in Bloodlines, an RPG that allows you to indulge your inner vampire.
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault
Pacific Assault delivers some intense and challenging firefights in its single-player campaign, while also offering a solid multiplayer component for the long haul.
Rise of Nations: Gold Edition
Rise of Nations: Gold Edition includes both the Rise of Nations and the expansion pack, Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots.
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Remix
THUG2 hangs on to the great gameplay of the previous games, makes a few minor tweaks, and wraps it all up in a new Bam Margera-centric package.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War
Dawn of War is a testament to what can be so great about real-time strategy, and it captures the grim and brutal world of Warhammer 40,000 extremely well.
Asterix & Obelix: Kick Buttix
This Roman-bashing game will see you assuming the roles of both Asterix and Obelix simultaneously.
A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation's (UAC) Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, you ...
Full Spectrum Warrior
Full Spectrum Warrior is very good overall, and deserves credit for being something other than just another military-themed shooter or strategy game.
Hitman: Contracts delivers some time-tested and sometimes highly entertaining stealth action, which any fan of the genre might as well check out.
Battlefield Vietnam packs more dramatic moments in its gameplay than most any multiplayer-focused action game in the past few years.
SpellForce: The Order of Dawn
SpellForce's unique combination of role-playing and strategy elements makes it worth a look for fans of either kind of game.
If you're looking for a management game that won't overwhelm you with details and spreadsheets, School Tycoon should be right up your alley.
Deep Sea Tycoon
This management strategy game will let players run their own underwater empire.
Combat Mission 3: Afrika Korps
Afrika Korps is the third installment of the acclaimed Combat Mission series, and like its predecessors, it represents the absolute state-of-the-art in tactical wargames.
Deus Ex: Invisible War
Deus Ex: Invisible War can be highly rewarding, as long as you're willing to look past some problems along the way.
Total Club Manager 2004
This soccer management game from EA will allow players to pit their teams against those of their friends in custom tournaments.
XIII has a unique and potentially interesting premise, but the game doesn't really differentiate itself from the wide array of other first-person shooters on the market.
Need for Speed: Underground
Import racing fans should definitely check out Need for Speed Underground.
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon
Developer Revolution Software really understands the adventure genre and capitalizes on its strengths in Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon.
Beyond Good & Evil
While the game feels pretty short, its interesting premise and impressive presentation pick up the slack and make Beyond Good & Evil a game well worth playing.
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Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness is the latest platform/puzzle game from the creators of Out of this World and Flashback.
Thief: The Dark Project
Its emphasis on stealth, strategy, and ingenuity, coupled with its strong narrative structure and excellent mission design, adds up to a game that's stylish, serious, rewarding, and unique.
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is another one of those games that can make hours pass like minutes.
Civilization: Call to Power
Whatever else you may think about Call to Power, you have to admire the ambition behind the effort.
Battlezone II: Combat Commander
The designers have neutralized the fast pacing and complex mechanics that made the first game so much fun.
While this game may look cute, it is in fact as sophisticated and enjoyable as the very best strategy games out there.
Neverwinter Nights is one of those exceedingly rare games that has a lot to offer virtually everyone, even if they aren't already into RPGs.
Age of Wonders
Age of Wonders encompasses many facets of games that have preceded it, but it adds improvements of its own and is consequently a complex and highly evolved strategy game.
While few elements in Nox are entirely novel, the game provides both challenging and entertaining single-player campaigns and fast-paced multiplayer battlegrounds.
1602 A.D. captures the feel of the historical period very well and carries you along without the extreme highs and lows that characterize more fast-paced and violent games.
If ever there was a game that proved the value of gameplay over graphics, it's Delta Force.
Game, Net & Match!
The single-player game offers enough to please just about any tennis fan.
A popular simulation game in Germany, Industry Giant has been redesigned for the United States. Now you can build your business with a variety of factories, department stores, and vehicles.
Railroad Tycoon II
With Railroad Tycoon II, all those dreams of childhood can be realized at last.
Rayman 2: The Great Escape
Rayman 2 is one of the best platforming experiences available on the PlayStation.
The Settlers II
The Settlers II is one of those brilliant little strategy games that mixes a bit of economics, a bit of combat, and a whole lot of watching cute little men ...
Shogun: Total War
Shogun has a great subject, and a perfect melding of strategic and tactical gameplay.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2000
Tiger Woods 2000's extensive course library and good multiplayer support make it worth a look - provided you've got a fairly high-powered computer.
The political wrapper that PopTop has built around the core of the game is sophisticated enough to appeal to all types of strategy game players.
If you can tolerate its problems, you'll find that Summoner has an interesting combat system, an intriguing story, and an enjoyable multiplayer mode to boot.
Call to Power II
Call to Power II is definitely a superior game to Civilization: Call to Power, which should be enough to recommend it to those players who did enjoy the previous game.
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
It's a beautiful, sprawling, and open-ended game that lets you play pretty much however you like as long as you're willing to fill in a few blanks using your imagination.