Hour of Victory is by no means the worst game ever released, but certainly one of the poorer efforts on the Xbox 360.
While the core mechanics of Order of the Phoenix are verging on excellent, the game that's been built around them is basically a series of chores in disguise. A missed opportunity.
The action in Tenchu Z is continually repetitive and constantly marred by the potency of the game's weak points, which plague you from beginning to end. Steer well clear.
Overlord is an entertaining game that should keep you smiling for its duration, but certain control complexities and a distinct lack of evil keep it from being a truly great next-gen adventure.
Even with its faults, it's impossible to dislike The Darkness. It's such a stunningly put together game, with storytelling and direction that puts many other games to shame.
Despite all this, there is something about Battle for Suburbia that will keep you coming back for more, even if you are not too sure why.
Ultimately, Armored Core 4 offers nothing we haven't seen before but it is still a very enjoyable action romp.
FlatOut fans looking for more of the same but with stunning next-gen visuals will find exactly that in Ultimate Carnage.
By yourself there are few games that provide as much of a thrill, and when playing with friends Guitar Hero II reaches even greater heights, making it a must own game.
Colin McRae: Dirt is a solid and often spectacular first next-gen effort from Codemasters, and one of the premier racing titles of 2007.