Regardless of that feeling of déjà vu, Carbon is another solid racer from EA, and the Auto-Sculpt feature is absolutely fantastic.
Gears of War is simply an astounding game, and there's little doubt that it'll be remembered as a true classic.
When all is said and done, NBA 2k7 is as well-rounded a basketball game as you can get.
If you aren't a PC gamer or your current rig simply can't handle F.E.A.R.'s particle effects, the Xbox 360 version is an excellent port of a brilliant game.
I can certainly live without poor WWII first-person shooters, but when they're as much fun to play as Call of Duty 3, I'd happily play them year after year.
Marvel fans shouldn't think twice about buying Ultimate Alliance, and anyone with a hankering for some multiplayer action should lap it up too.
FIFA 07 suffers from far too many core gameplay problems for it to be a worthy contender to PES 6, and it's only really the online play that is worth investing any time in.
What matters most is how PES 6 plays, and it plays very nicely indeed. Unless you spend most of your time playing alone, you won't be disappointed by either version, but the 360 game lacks features.
It's really hard not to like Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 on the Xbox 360. It just plays a really nice round of golf and for the first time in ages poses a real challenge.
Splinter Cell Double Agent isn't the next-gen Splinter Cell experience that Ubisoft might want us to believe it is, but it's still a very impressive single and multiplayer experience.