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.
If you can't play this intense, original action game on any platform except the PS2, then that's where you should play it--but only by default.
Half-Life 2 is a very impressive and engaging shooter, and a faithful follow-up to one of the greatest PC games of all time.
Madden NFL 2002
The game manages to one-up last year's Madden in most categories.
Sid Meier's Pirates!
This is a triumphant remake of a classic strategy game, featuring an intoxicating blend of action, strategy, role-playing, and pure fun.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter continues Ubisoft's tactical shooter series.
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Wolfenstein is well worth it for the multiplayer game alone, so the fact that you get a solid single-player game in the box can only be considered a bonus.
Forza Motorsport lets you own, customize, and race your favorite cars. You can collect models from more than 60 manufacturers and then race to earn money for upgrades and aftermarket ...
Syberia proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that the adventure game genre is still full of life.
The PS2 game makes solid additions and a few improvements to The Sims' basic gameplay--but that gameplay has aged.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas is the fifth title in the Rainbow Six series, and pits players against terrorists who have taken the city of Vegas hostage.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004
Even if EA Sports had left every other aspect of the game identical to Tiger Woods 2003, the staggering number of new, playable courses alone makes 2004 worthwhile.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
You don't need to be a fan of Star Wars or of RPGs to appreciate all the impressive qualities of this game--but if you are, all the better.
Burnout Revenge is a racing game in which your desire for destruction is as important as your ability to reach the finish line. The sequel to Burnout 3 adds some ...
Top Spin is, quite simply, the most well-rounded, feature-rich game of tennis to be found anywhere, on any system.
This is easily the best driving game currently available for the Xbox, and no Xbox owner should be caught without it.
NBA Street V3
The third installment of NBA Street advances the series by adding more customization, different game modes, and new gameplay features. Now you can build both your reputation and show-stopping Gamebreakers ...
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.
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict enhances both single and multiplayer gameplay, including all-new player acrobatics, third-person camera mode, vehicles, and intense melee abilities. In the single player campaign, you'll ...
Medal of Honor: Frontline
The game's level and mission design are extremely well done and provide an ample amount of different activities, keeping the gameplay fresh from start to finish.