Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc
Rayman 3 re-creates much of the same lighthearted whimsy that made Rayman 2 so incredibly enjoyable, while differentiating the action enough for the game to stand up on its own.
On its own terms, Soul Calibur II is by all means a great fighting game, and Namco has done a fine job of making each respective console version equally enticing.
Resident Evil 0
Those who have stuck with the Resident Evil series despite its dogged insistence on not changing its ways will find that Resident Evil 0 still has a lot to offer.
Fans of the space sim genre or of the original game would be better off renting this one first, as it doesn't really go too far out of its way ...
Syberia proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that the adventure game genre is still full of life.
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project is occasionally frustrating, but when it's good, it's very, very good.
On paper, UGA's "music shooter" may sound a little dull, but it's one of those games that simply must be seen--and in this case, heard--to be fully understood.
Halo: Combat Evolved
Not only is this easily the best of the Xbox launch games, but it's easily one of the best shooters ever, on any platform.
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic Adventure 2 is an addictive platform game, whose gifts beckon you to come back and enjoy its entertaining and fast-paced gameplay system.
Serious Sam: The First Encounter
It's a great looking, fun-filled game that has plenty of visceral thrills and absolutely, positively the biggest battles in any shooter to date.
Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug 3 brings its signature run 'n' gun shooting action to Xbox LIVE Arcade.
American McGee's Alice
Take a trip down the rabbit's hole to a wickedly deformed Wonderland in American McGee's Alice.
The challenging breadth of the adventure, the richly detailed graphics, varied gameplay, killer sound, and multiplayer mode all fuse into one amazingly fun experience.
Jet Set Radio
Jet Set Radio is an original Dreamcast game coming to the PSN, XBLA, and PC digital download.
Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 takes the series' long-running brand of fighting insanity a step or two further, making for Capcom's flashiest 2D fighter to date.
Cyber Troopers Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram
In the end, Virtual-On: Oratorio Tangram is one of the most visually impressive Dreamcast games yet, alongside Soul Calibur and Shenmue.
As a single-player or multiplayer FPS experience Perfect Dark is unparalleled on the console systems.
Resident Evil Code: Veronica
To call it a must-own game is a definite understatement.