Although often overlooked in video games, World War II in the Pacific was a hotly contested theater. Battlestations: Pacific takes an arcade-like approach to bringing it all to life.
Spyro the dragon is one of the hardest working computer game characters these days. He takes to the skies again with The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon.
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows has a phenomenal character building engine, but falls a little flat in the graphics and story department, making it a forgettable Spider-man title.
After a few lackluster seasons, Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 hits the ground running. Not every flaw of the past two years is fixed, but PES 2009 pushes back towards the king of the hill.
The Tales series is old hat to a lot of RPGers. And the Tales of Vesperia game is probably the best one yet. It follows a long and interesting story that is gripping till the end.
Playing a mercenary who only cares about money is a fun way to pass the time in this fully destructible, open world. Mercenaries 2 is practically a torrent of brilliant destruction.
In a surprise move, Battlefield: Bad Company may be the best shooter released this year, and really shines both online and off.
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s Dungeon may have the venerable Final Fantasy name behind it, but don’t be fooled, this one does not live up to its forbearers.
Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm may appeal to fans of the show and those who love hardcore sims, but horrible graphics and mediocre gameplay won’t bait too many others.
Although Dark Sector features a really cool three-bladed weapon and some impressive graphics, overall, it won’t rise anywhere close to a title like Gears of War, which it tries to mimic.