Cold War is merely competent, and in a genre packed with classics, it's just not good enough.
If you're strictly console orientated, or find Football Manager far too time consuming, then LMA Manager 2006 is a worthy choice.
GUN can't possibly boast to be a game of the year, but it'll entertain anyone who gives it a chance, even if it's only for a few days.
Crash Tag Team racing is an enjoyable, although rather confused videogame. Crazy characters and variety in gameplay should appeal to the younger market that the game was so obviously designed for.