Still The Daddy of the soldier sim genre. One of the true great videogames of the last five years.
There's no doubt that Makai Kingdom is a good game, maybe even a great one, although undeniably niche in its appeal.
Playing Vietcong 2 was like stepping into a time warp. Having been blessed with some of the best shooters ever made over the last twelve months, an outdated, dull Vietnam based FPS just doesn't cut it
Rallying might not be as high profile as F1 or other motorsports, but as a video game this definitely deserves a place on the podium.
An exceptional game that will keep megalomaniacs off the streets for months to come. Civilization IV showcases the very best that the turn-based strategy genre has to offer.
SSX on Tour is a very enjoyable game. It's been a while since the last SSX game, and it's nice to see that EA has made an effort to try and give the game its own identity.
Quake 4 might not be the masterpiece people were hoping for, but it's still one of the better games you'll play this year.
FM06 is the best, bar none. The moment you know it has you trapped in its spell is when you get to 3am and are still debating if 442 or wing-backs are the way to go. Buy it, play it, love it.
With a great game engine and genuinely enjoyable racing, it's a shame that the story mode, annoying AI and lack of multiplayer modes prevent the game from being a blast to play.
Joyous controls and little nuances make Pro Evolution Soccer 5 the best game in the series and the best football game of this generation.