Combat is a decent arcade-style shooter that should at least temporarily please newbies and anyone with an itchy trigger finger.
Transworld Surf is one of the best action sports titles in the Xbox launch lineup.
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee is a very smart game with great puzzles, yet there's not enough variety in those puzzles to keep it completely entertaining throughout.
Dig Dug Deeper
Dig Dug Deeper's lack of difficulty, levels, and extra features make it difficult to recommend to even the most ardent fan.
Deadly Dozen is Infogrames' entry into the previously nonexistent world of budget-priced tactical shooters. And true to the genre's recent run of luck, it's pretty darn good.
Sid Meier's Civilization III
Civilization III is a triumphant proclamation that strategy gaming is alive and well and still able to keep you rooted in front of your computer for hours at a time.
Ms. Pac-Man: Quest for the Golden Maze
It's a monotonous gaming experience that's difficult to recommend even to those looking for a little nostalgia.
Patrician II: Quest for Power
Patrician II successfully blends trading, city-building, and simple ship combat in a way that's constantly engaging.
Looney Tunes: Sheep Raider
Looney Tunes: Sheep Raider is probably best left for those who will truly enjoy it: children.
Harley-Davidson: Race Around the World
This racing game is set in six exotic locations from around the world and features a variety of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Monopoly Tycoon uses the popular board game as the base on which to build a strong and innovative, and great-looking, real-time game of business management and city building.
Klonoa: Empire of Dreams
It is a highly respectable emulation of the general feel of the Klonoa universe.
Master of Orion 3
Master of Orion III is a disappointing follow-up to the two most significant space empire games ever.
What gives Unreal an edge is how these differences, while not always positive, distinguish it from the legions of other 3D shooters.
M1 Tank Platoon II
M1 Tank Platoon II is still an extremely well-done and researched simulation, and is almost worthy of the name.
Cavedog has done a commendable job of taking the basic mechanics of real-time strategy and using them to create something new.
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
Abe's Oddysee balances its action and puzzle elements perfectly.
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness is the latest platform/puzzle game from the creators of Out of this World and Flashback.
Peter Jacobsen's Golden Tee Golf
Golden Tee Golf doesn't contain anything that warrants a recommendation.
Fox Sports Golf '99
If you're looking for an addictive golfing sim that looks and plays unlike any other, it's definitely worth a look.
Test Drive: Off-Road 2
Surprisingly enough, Test Drive Off-Road 2 winds up being a better-playing racing game than Test Drive 5.
RollerCoaster Tycoon has the potential to capture a pretty good niche market - and for the most part, it succeeds.
The Wheel of Time (1999)
It is an extremely solid action game built on an excellent story and dressed up with stunning graphics.
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms
Kingdoms suffers from a long list of problems that collectively prevent it from exceeding its ancestor or from rejuvenating a tired genre.
A promising game bedeviled by several control problems and nagging design issues.
While this game may look cute, it is in fact as sophisticated and enjoyable as the very best strategy games out there.
Pong: The Next Level
Few people are likely to get a thrill out of playing the original Pong anymore, and, unfortunately, the Pong of the new generation doesn't do much better.
The story helps make even its silliest puzzle seem relevant and the game comprises an enormous world populated with interesting characters.
Unreal Tournament (1999)
Unreal Tournament is the most complete first-person shooter available.
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
It's a clumsy port, but what's even more disappointing is that it's a clumsy port of only a middling console game.
Alone in the Dark: The Trilogy 1+2+3
This is a great deal for those who've never played the games.
Antz on the GBC is another platform game that will amuse those who find the genre enjoyable in small scale 8-bit.
Despite the simplistic nature of the game and sheer mediocrity of many of the game elements, Ballistic is still a fairly fun puzzle game with a refreshingly new premise.
Its varied courses and vehicles enhance its replay value and will keep casual gamers coming back for more.