Madden 08 may not be the best football game ever made, but it's certainly the best since 05 and a solid addition to any football fan's library.
To put it simply, BioShock is a brilliant game; one that sets the proverbial benchmark not only for first-person adventure titles, but also for all future games to come.
Three-dimensional space games and flight-sims are a dying breed in the current climate, and Project Sylpheed cruises some way above average.
Shrek the Third is bound to please youngsters eager for more of their favourite loveable green ogre, but it's really nothing more than a cynical cash in.
Despite its problems, Call of Juarez provides plenty to enjoy. Ray's action focussed levels are great fun and highlight how great the game could have been with a clearer focus.
Stomping around for a few minutes will bring some fun, but as far as summer movie licensed video games go, Transformers is sadly one of the worst we've seen this year.
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.