PlayStation 2

Brothers in Arms: Earned in BloodMore of the same Brothers in Arms - only it's completely broken on PlayStation 2.08/03/075/10
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30Brothers In Arms is an innovative WWII first-person shooter - but it's better on other platforms.07/17/077/10
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's AwakeningIt DMC3 really difficult? Yes. Is it still really fun? Hell yeah.02/17/068/10
Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition The Same 'Crazy Stylish Action,' Without the Steep Challenge02/17/068/10
Dynasty Warriors 3: Xtreme LegendsAn excellent expansion pack that would make a bad stand-alone game.10/11/047/10
Dynasty Warriors 4: EmpiresThe same Dynasty Warriors, but with an interesting new twist.07/18/057/10
Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme LegendsYou've seen these Warriors before.07/18/056/10
Dynasty Warriors 5 EmpiresDynasty Warriors can still be fun - but only barely.09/05/077/10
Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme LegendsIf you don't already own Dynasty Warriors 5, there's not much reason to play this game.09/05/075/10
Freedom FightersA title whose gameplay doesn't live up to its interesting concept.04/13/066/10
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten HammersIf this is supposed to be a sequel, why does it feel so much worse?10/09/076/10
God of War An epic, but abbreviated, action-adventure game.04/08/058/10
God of War IIGod of War 2 serves as a fitting cap to its now-ancient hostís lifespan.05/07/078/10
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City StoriesThis edition of GTA was better off staying on the PSP.02/20/076/10
Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasA definite Game of the Year candidate, and one the best games ever on PS211/01/049/10
Jampack Summer 2001A well-put together test drive for some exciting upcoming titles.10/08/047/10
Jampack Summer 2002An exciting collection of upcoming standout titles.10/08/049/10
Madden NFL 2004Madden 2004: The Best Yet (But Still Not Perfect)08/17/038/10
NCAA Football 06NCAA Football 06 shows some of the series' rust, but is still a great game overall.08/30/058/10
NCAA Football 07It plays as well as ever, but there's not much new in NCAA Football 07.08/01/068/10
NCAA Football 2005Still The Best, But Beginning To Sag08/16/048/10
Onimusha Blade WarriorsA fun multiplayer fighting game that's nowhere near as fun when played alone.10/12/047/10
Onimusha: Dawn of DreamsIt's certainly a bigger Onimusha - but is it better as well?01/08/077/10
Resident Evil 4Clearly one of the best games on the PS2 - and maybe better than the GameCube version.03/08/069/10
Shadow of Rome Shadow of Rome is gladiator combat done right - it's just not done often enough.02/12/078/10
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs Even Better Online, Much Worse Offline10/25/059/10
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALsThe best online-enabled game available for any console.12/06/039/10
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs: Combined AssaultCombined Assault is just more of the same SOCOM.06/06/077/10
Star Wars: BattlefrontThe Star Wars universe, as seen by idiot-savant A.I. characters.05/19/066/10
Syphon Filter: The Omega StrainSyphon Filter: Another Rehash of The Same Game10/04/046/10
The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2A perfect companion to Metal Gear Solid 2.10/11/049/10
The WarriorsThe Warriors is a well-executed homage to the titular movie - and an engaging beat-em'-up to boot.12/03/078/10
Twisted Metal: Black OnlineWorth the price for Twisted Metal fans10/07/049/10
X-SquadHopefully, this disaster can be used as a stepping stone to better games.10/08/044/10


Battlefield 2: Modern CombatAn excellent XBox Live game, packaged with a mediocre single-player mode.12/19/068/10
Brothers in Arms: Earned in BloodMore of the same Brothers in Arms, for better or worse.07/17/077/10
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Brothers In Arms is an innovative WWII first-person shooter - yes, you read that right.04/13/078/10
Dead to RightsLong On Ambition, Short On Everything Else07/10/066/10
Dead to Rights IIThe mindless shooter, perfected.06/06/055/10
Destroy All Humans!An average shooter, spiced up by an excellently satirical setup.08/30/057/10
Destroy All Humans! 2Not a whole lot has changed from the original, although that's not entirely a bad thing.10/09/076/10
Doom 3: Resurrection of EvilLove it or hate it, Resurrection of Evil is strictly more of the same Doom.03/05/076/10
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten HammersIf this is supposed to be a sequel, why does it feel so much worse?11/05/076/10
Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasOne of the PlayStation 2's best games is now a must-own XBox title.06/12/059/10
Halo 2An above-average game without XBox Live, but a superb game with it.11/11/049/10
Hitman: Blood MoneyHitman: Blood Money is exactly the game it's expected it to be.12/19/068/10
ManhuntAn almost perversely violent, but consistently engaging, stealth action game.03/05/077/10
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate ConspiracyAn average third-person shooter, made great by amazingly fun gamplay.06/06/058/10
Red Dead RevolverThe strongest Western-themed videogame released so far - but still missing something.08/01/067/10
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of WarAn excellent XBox Live game that disappoints offline12/07/038/10
Star Wars: Battlefront Epic Online Battles, Idiot-Savant Offline AI10/04/048/10
State of EmergencyMultiplayer Fun, Without The Storyline07/29/047/10
Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse Stubbs is ambitious, humorous, and quite fun, but it's over way too soon.01/31/066/10
The WarriorsThe Warriors is a well-executed homage to the titular movie - and an engaging beat-em'-up to boot.01/14/088/10
Thief: Deadly ShadowsSneaking around has never been so satisfying.01/14/087/10
Unreal II: The AwakeningUnreal 2 should have simply stayed put on the PC.05/07/074/10
Xbox Exhibition Volume 2Full Japanese version of Capcom vs. SNK for practically nothing? Got it right here.10/12/049/10

Xbox 360

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat An excellent XBox Live title, packaged with a mediocre single-player mode.07/10/068/10
BioShockBioshock is definitely not perfect - but it's still outstanding.09/05/079/10
Call of Duty 4: Modern WarfareCall of Duty 4 is simply outstanding, and a definite must-buy for any shooter fan.12/03/079/10
Dead RisingDead Rising is an at times frustrating, often fun, and thoroughly unique game.09/05/067/10
Devil May Cry 4 DMC4 has everything you could want from a Devil May Cry game - if you don't mind playing it twice.03/03/087/10
Dynasty Warriors 5 EmpiresDynasty Warriors can still be fun - but only barely.08/03/076/10
Far Cry 2It tries, but Far Cry 2 has too many issues to be fully recommendable.02/19/106/10
Far Cry Instincts Predator The best Far Cry yet - but is it worth next-gen money?10/03/067/10
Gears of WarAlmost a masterpiece, but always a blast to play.11/14/068/10
Gears of War 2A bigger and better Gears of War in virtually every way.11/21/089/10
Halo 3Simply put, Halo 3 is more of what's made the Halo series so special over the past few years.10/09/078/10
Hitman: Blood Money Hitman: Blood Money is exactly the game it's expected it to be.09/05/068/10
NCAA Football 08 NCAA 08 is a fun football game, but it's too glitchy and threadbare to be a great one.08/03/077/10
Resident Evil 5Resident Evil 5 at last brings the series into the modern gaming era.04/01/098/10
Star Trek: LegacyLegacy is not the game Star Trek fans have been waiting for - but it's not as terrible as they might expect.12/26/086/10
The Orange BoxA superb shooter experience, for Half-Life fans and newcomers alike.11/05/079/10
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: ConvictionUbisoft should allow poor Sam Fisher to retire.05/07/106/10