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  • Rating:8.3

    Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends

  • Rating:8.9

    Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

  • Rating:7.1

    Tribes: Vengeance

  • Rating:8

    Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

  • Rating:8

    Day of Defeat: Source

  • Rating:7.2

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

  • Rating:7.5

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

  • Rating:8.3
    More than Meets the Eye

    Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends

    More than Meets the Eye

    Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends is an RTS game from the creative minds of Big Huge Games under the head designer Brian Reynolds. Interested from the moment I heard about the title, I viewed the E3 2006 Gamespot video on... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1
    NWN2 is the next generation game for the old school crowd who can very much hear the dice rolling amid all the carnage.

    Neverwinter Nights 2

    NWN2 is the next generation game for the old school crowd who can very much hear the dice rolling amid all the carnage.

    Neverwinter Nights 2 (NWN2) is the latest CRPG interpretation of the Forgotten Realms Dungeons & Dragons setting following in the steps of such CRPG luminaries like Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale. The original Neverw... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    1944 in 2005

    Day of Defeat: Source

    1944 in 2005

    Day of Defeat Source or DoD: Source is a WWII themed multiplayer only shooter. This game has originally been a multiplayer mod of Half-Life 1 engine that featured close-combat battles pitted between the allies (British &... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    A stopover in Old Republic's trek to the inevitable third installation

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords

    A stopover in Old Republic's trek to the inevitable third installation

    KOTOR II is the debut game to be developed by Obsidian Entertainment, the company formed by former Black Isle employees Chris Avellone, Feargus Urquhart, most notably among others. At their heyday manning the RPG product... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    When I play RTKVII hours pass by like minutes...and all you do is click your mouse.

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII

    When I play RTKVII hours pass by like minutes...and all you do is click your mouse.

    Note: I played Romance of Three Kingdoms VII on a PC. So I would not be able to comment on controls, but given that the interface is quite basic only essentially requiring a mouse for PC, it would not really have a major... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3
    Imagine my surprise when EA did not release Battlefield 1943!

    Battlefield 1942

    Imagine my surprise when EA did not release Battlefield 1943!

    I know most of you have some fond memories of little green soldiers with which you re-enacted some nameless (but personal) conflict that inevitably ends up in a disarray of plastic nightmare. What I’m trying to get to is... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9
    Baldur's Gate II: one of the most beautiful and beloved of the RPGs, just like its namesake in Norse mythology.

    Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

    Baldur's Gate II: one of the most beautiful and beloved of the RPGs, just like its namesake in Norse mythology.

    Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn is the fruit of the collaboration between the creative minds of Bioware and the reputable label of Black Isle. The game expands upon the great roleplaying game formula devised by the Cana... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.1
    Tribes license roars back with vengeance. Is anyone listening?

    Tribes: Vengeance

    Tribes license roars back with vengeance. Is anyone listening?

    The Tribes license has been in hiatus for a while now, but Irrational Games has released a new game under its name after two and a half years of development. Is this game worthy of such a legacy founded by the game, whic... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A Bittersweet Experience that sIgnaled the end of an era

    Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

    A Bittersweet Experience that sIgnaled the end of an era

    When I look at the game Arcanum, I am overcome with mixed emitons. It was the game that was very ambitious, from then newly formed Troika, whose founders, hailing from former reputed Black Isle no doubt had hoped great t... Read Full Review

    6 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    A stalwart one third of the RTS 'pedigree'

    Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

    A stalwart one third of the RTS 'pedigree'

    Ensemble's entry into the RTS genre, the game has defined the studio's unique brand of approach to the genre and its renovations and innovations have served to be templates for many of the successful RTS titles to follow... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8
    One of the most heralded Classics in the PC RPG genre

    Fallout

    One of the most heralded Classics in the PC RPG genre

    War. War Never Changes. With this sweeping comment on the history of human conflicts Fallout hopes to exact the same kind of experience consistent with the theme prevalent in all of the humanity's darkest times. Per... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9
    Planescape: Impeccable

    Planescape: Torment

    Planescape: Impeccable

    Planescape: Torment is the game that was unfortunately played by a few yet had left enough impression among the press to garner some distinction of fame. It was indeed 'one of the best games that no one played', I recomm... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.2
    Aspires to capture that star wars feeling without much needed depth

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

    Aspires to capture that star wars feeling without much needed depth

    Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic is a RPG that is set around 4000 years before the first episode of the Star Wars lore that has been released as a theatrical release. It has been released for XBox for nearly six mon... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful