Metroid Prime 2 is challenging in the very best way and it's a rare gem that reminds you just how great gaming can be
Buggier in places than the Chester Zoo Insect House, but equally as interesting and much more rewarding. Bloodlines isn't a game that should be overlooked
If you haven't poked the first tentative toe into this genre, now is the time to start. For those of you who enjoy a challenge and a bit more depth in your action games, Ghost Recon 2 is for you
The PlayStation 2 is still waiting for a truly great FPS of its own. For everything it does right it does two things wrong. The Helghast should have stayed on Helghan.
The quality of this four-year series has always been high, bar a few hiccups, but unfortunately this is one of those hiccups. Not bad by a long shot, but not the improvement it should have been.
A game that starts well enough but ultimately loses it half way through. A big disappointment.
Half Life 2 represents the culmination of the best aspects of recent FPS development, wrapped in a setting rich with atmosphere and truly immersed in physics - hail to the Freeman indeed
While fundamentally similar to its predecessor, it comprehensively outdoes the original in every way. if you're broad-minded enough you'll be rewarded with the most entertaining game in years
Fans of the previous games will love the new missions, while newcomers to the series will find a game that is a joy to play, either by yourself or with friends.
It may occasionally feel like a one trick pony, but it's a pretty special trick and since Konami sent Contra to the glue factory, there aren't too many old nags around these days who can do it at all.