Star Trek Starfleet Command: Orion Pirates
Orion Pirates has an impressive amount of content for a stand-alone expansion, so it's great for new players.
Hostile Waters: Antaeus Rising
In spite of its lack of multiplayer support, even the most jaded real-time strategy player will find something fresh and exciting in Hostile Waters.
Off-Road Redneck Racing
Overall, Off-Road Redneck Racing is a fun game, and its low price makes it especially attractive for fans of arcade-style racing.
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel
It'll provide dozens of hours of entertainment to both fans of squad-based combat games and fans of the series and stands a good chance of turning one into the other.
Airline Tycoon lets you start an airline from the ground up. In a day's work, you'll negotiate with employees, customize your planes and arrange for carrying cargo loads.
Starfleet Command Volume II: Empires at War
For all the changes in Starfleet Command Volume II, it's basically just a slightly improved version of the original.
Giants: Citizen Kabuto
Give Giants a try, and in short order, you'll find yourself playing one of the PS2's most likable, most offbeat shooters.
Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business
It can be endlessly frustrating, but it also has most of the elements that make the Jagged Alliance series so outstanding.
Virtual Pool 3
You can't find a pool sim that looks and plays as much like the real thing as Virtual Pool 3 does.
Clearly, tremendous effort went into the game's unique fully 3D presentation and into formulating the similarly unusual play mechanics.
Super Runabout: San Francisco Edition
Many games try to test your skill, but Super Runabout works to exercise your sense of frustration.
Wild Wild Racing
Wild Wild Racing lacks any real punch and stands as the quintessential middle-of-the-road off-roading game.
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
It's a definitive role-playing experience, and the only reason it can't be called the best game in its class is because in a sense there's nothing available that compares to ...
This isometric 3D game was going to use the role-playing system created for the Fallout RPG series. However, its development was canceled.
Rubu Tribe combines elements of strategy, action, adventure, and exploration into its gameplay, as players assume the role of a tribe leader who must lead his followers to their sacred ...
Runabout 3 Neo Age
Runabout 3 takes place in New York City, and it features around 30 missions and several vehicles to choose from, including fire trucks and tanks.
Interplay plans to publish this seuqle to the controversial FPS that put you in the role of a street thug.
Interplay Entertainment has begun work on a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based on its postapocalyptic classic Fallout.
Screamer shuns the pit stops, personnel moves, and car equipment upgrades that have become familiar to racing fans in favor of colorful, straightforward, hard-driving action.
It's a video game, it's a cartoon, it's a toy, it's a lunch box, and now it's a PC CD-ROM game.
Though the tabloid alien-abduction plot feels a bit dated, there's more than enough splatter and gags to compensate.
Jetfighter: Full Burn
Mission Studios has essentially taken the Jetfighter III engine and wrapped it all in a cinematic narrative that would have shamed Digital Pictures.
Star Trek: Starfleet Command
Starfleet Command is undoubtedly the best combat-oriented Trek game yet.
It improves in almost every conceivable way on its predecessors and reestablishes the series as the premier example of the play style it single-handedly pioneered.
If you don't already know the dos and don'ts of castling etiquette, don't expect to win many games here.
Virtual Pool 2
Virtual Pool 2 succeeds as being both an entertaining game and an instructional tool.
Messiah is relatively short, and the memorable set pieces are interrupted by too many uninspired jumping puzzles.
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness is the latest platform/puzzle game from the creators of Out of this World and Flashback.
The core elements of 1997's best role-playing game are intact and, in several ways, have been improved.
Baldur's Gate largely manages to meet, and even surpass, gamers' high expectations for this ambitious game.
Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now
If you're not adverse to a little lowbrow humor and a lot of violence and mayhem, you'll find plenty of action and still more fun in Carmageddon II.
Earthworm Jim 3D
Earthworm Jim 3D has something to discourage all types of people from playing it.
Baseball 2000 feels, plays, and looks just the way its name sounds: generic.
VR Sports Powerboat Racing
If you're a fan of powerboat racing and think it's neat that it has been turned into a video game, don't get your hopes up.
Star Trek: Klingon Academy
It's an extremely ambitious simulation that provides plenty of original gameplay but fails to adequately refine its presentation.
It's clearly the best traditional computer role-playing game of the year and is bound to be an all-time favorite for many of its inevitable fans.
FreeSpace 2 is one of the best space sims ever made and is a solid candidate for game of the year.
Alone in the Dark: The Trilogy 1+2+3
This is a great deal for those who've never played the games.
Atomic Bomberman is one of this year's biggest missed opportunities.
Baseball Edition 2000
Baseball Edition 2000 is more of a "my favorite team just got whipped in real life so I think I'll take out my aggressions on the computer's weak AI" sort ...
What begins as an interesting tale of conspiracy and murder ends up a confused and confusing gore fest of the not-so-supernatural.
Blood & Magic
Blood & Magic's basic premise is entertaining enough that die-hard strategy fanatics may be able to overlook its interface problems.