Chrono Cross may not have had the largest budget, but it has the largest heart.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2
As most major publishers' development efforts shift to any number of next-generation platforms, Tony Hawk 2 will likely stand as one of the last truly fantastic games to be released ...
While a fairly short game, the depth and density of the story and gameplay contained in Vagrant Story give it an intensity missing from most longer games.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
There are new weapons, enemies, and levels, but the game engine and basic play are essentially the same.
Magical Tetris Challenge
Magical Tetris Challenge does offer a degree of the familiar cataleptic state puzzle game fans are so fond of, but if you already own a Tetris game, you probably don't ...
Black & White
No other PC game to date has so effectively combined so many seemingly incompatible elements into one highly polished game.
Rayman 2: The Great Escape
Rayman 2 is one of the best platforming experiences available on the PlayStation.
Fans of soccer will find that this latest FIFA game is the most challenging, most realistic, and also the greatest yet.
Grandia is every bit as worthwhile as Final Fantasy VIII, just in different ways.
Madden NFL 2001
The flaws in the passing and running game prevent Madden 2001 from being completely enjoyable or realistic.
Command & Conquer
Overall Command & Conquer is a great strategy game and easily the best available on the PlayStation.
Madden NFL 2002
The game manages to one-up last year's Madden in most categories.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4
Anyone with even a remote interest in either the genre or the real-life sport should purchase this game as soon as possible.
The undeniable king of fighting games is here, and it's time to break bones and necks.
EA's NHL series once again ups the bar, not only for hockey games but for all sports games.
Madden NFL 2003
Madden 2003 for the PlayStation 2 has online play, a robust franchise mode, and plenty of secondary modes to keep you busy.
Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars
Investigate a mysterious bombing and unravel a deep mystery in this point-and-click adventure.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Ultimate Fighting Championship for the PlayStation doesn't have anything to offer beyond the good name of its Dreamcast counterpart.
While not completely perfect, it's deep on options, packed with real teams and players, and presented with a slick interface.
Baldur's Gate largely manages to meet, and even surpass, gamers' high expectations for this ambitious game.