NFL Fever 2002
The casual football fan who wants a great-looking and solid-playing football game may not notice some of the AI quirks and high passing percentages in NFL Fever 2002.
There are other, more-engaging multiplayer experiences to be had with the Xbox, but at this point, none have the pick-up-and-play appeal of Fuzion Frenzy.
Project Gotham Racing
Anyone who considers themselves a car fan should seriously consider adding Project Gotham Racing to their library of Xbox games.
AirForce Delta Storm
Konami is bringing its AirForce Delta series to the Game Boy Advance.
Dead or Alive 3
Once you get past its graphics--and you will--you'll find that Dead or Alive 3 doesn't offer much of anything that hasn't been done in other 3D fighting games.
Mad Dash Racing
Mad Dash Racing is a competent racing game, but its single-player gets pretty dull, especially once you've unlocked most of what the game has to offer.
Cel Damage is a mix of demolition derby’s intense carnage and race car finesse all bundled into a zany cartoon universe.
Transworld Surf is one of the best action sports titles in the Xbox launch lineup.
James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire
Agent Under Fire isn't a horrible game, but its lackluster level design, poor enemy AI, and easy level of difficulty pile up to detract from what it does offer greatly.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
It boils down to this: You need to play Metal Gear Solid 2.
The GameCube version of Dark Summit is a good snowboarding game that has a small list of minor problems.
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.
If you're looking for a racing game that is easy to control but extremely difficult, Driven fits the bill.
More than just an upgrade of the original, SSX Tricky is the best snowboarding game ever made.
Splashdown is a good racing game that--with a few tweaks-- could have easily been one of the greatest.
Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex
For better or worse, The Wrath of Cortex is no different from previous Crash Bandicoot games.
Burnout is one of the most intense and entertaining racing games on the PlayStation 2, complete with tight controls and impressive graphics.
4X4 EVO 2
If you can put up with some frustrating inconsistencies and technical problems, 4x4 EVO 2 offers some thrilling off-road racing.
NBA Live 2002
NBA Live 2002 seems to be falling behind competing hoops products on the market and didn't improve much in moving to the Xbox.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 strikes a perfect balance between new and old and renders the two previous entries in the series almost completely obsolete in the process.
The improvements in the game, although subtle on the surface, are substantial for serious fans of the NBA.