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Sunday, January 1 1995

Indigo Prophecy

The plot and story, in many ways the game's major trump card, can often expose its weaknesses.


The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction

Despite the participation of comic book scribe Paul Jenkins, the story itself isn't all that memorable.


Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack

As we look back at gaming history, Halo will ultimately be remembered as the game that single-handedly made Microsoft a major player in the console market.


Half-Life 2

Despite its pretty sheen, there have been compromises with this build.


Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Kaznapped!

I'm uncomfortable with the way cultural identity is reduced to an affectation to be put on during certain moments.


Hello Kitty Roller Rescue

When looked at through the normal critical lens, there's little here to recommend.


Graffiti Kingdom

The interesting thing about Graffiti Kingdom is its effort to make drawing and creativity count.


Geist

Geist fumbles what should've been its biggest selling point.


The Godfather

This emphasis on creative and efficient ruthlessness is positively Machiavellian.


Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

Occurring three years prior to GTA III, Liberty City Stories gives players the same sort of criminal storyline and felonious side missions of other GTA games.


Guitar Hero

Although it's easy to pass off any game with a custom controller as a gimmick, that is clearly not the case here.


Gun

It's refreshing to see political correctness both ignored and respected at the same time.


Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Clear your entire schedule for the week, you've just purchased Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance.


Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Running around like fashion model action figures, nothing seems to affect Cloud and his brotherhood.


Fantastic 4

This is possibly the most claustrophobic game I have ever played.


FIFA Street 2

It seems as if EA is churning out these largely similar titles without much regard for quality.


Fable: The Lost Chapters

Fable offers a significant step forward in the evolution of the form.


Far Cry: Instincts

What is instantly intelligible when playing this new game is that Far Cry: Instincts has been created with the Xbox's limitations in mind.


Dungeon Siege II

The gameplay itself is very familiar and repetitive.


Day of Reckoning 2

For all its faults, Day of Reckoning 2 does take a few steps in the right direction.


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