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Dead Reefs
by DreamCatcher

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A great story can’t rescue this game from the clutches of the interface

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Game Name Sorted Ascending Platform Date Reviewed Review Rating Avg. Rating
E.T. Interplanetary Mission
"...E. T. needs your help if he is to complete his mission of collecting plant specimens and returning safely to his spaceship."
PC 04/18/2002 6.8 6.8
EA Replay
EA Replay is a good collection of once-great hits – some that have stood the test of time, and some that have not
PSP 12/04/2006 7.0 4.4
EA Sports Arena Football
Arena Football for the PS2 is a turbo-charged game that plays fast and plays hard but darn if you won’t have a good time on this field.
PS2 02/06/2006 8.7 6.6
EA SPORTS Rugby 06
EA Sports Rugby 06 is not only an improvement over last year’s great game but it’s also a much better one that will make a fan out of any sports fan and rugby enthusiast
XB 02/17/2006 8.7 7.8
EA SPORTS Rugby 2004
Mauls, rucks, scrums … it’s all there in Rugby 2004.
PC 11/19/2003 5.2 5.0
EA SPORTS Rugby 2004
Rugby 2004 was developed for one type of player only: the Rugby enthusiast.
PS2 09/28/2003 5.5 5.8
EA SPORTS Rugby 2005
Rugby 2005 is an excellent introduction to the sport and, by far, the best rugby game EA Sports has produced thus far
XB 04/01/2005 8.2 7.5
EA SPORTS Rugby 2005
Rugby 2005 is a solid, bone-jarring game with only small flaws
PS2 04/08/2005 8.3 7.5
Earth & Beyond Online
Earth & Beyond has some minor problems, but this MMORPG space game is a visual treat
PC 10/15/2002 8.0 8.2
Earth 2150: Lost Souls
An attempt to revolutionize the RTS genre didn’t quite come off revolutionary, but still solid.
PC 09/22/2002 7.0 6.2
Earth 2160
Battle for the right to control the planet and stay alive!
PC 11/15/2005 8.4 7.3
Earth Defense Force 2017
Protect Earth from invading aliens
360 03/23/2007 6.9 7.1
Earthworm Jim 2
Another classic game converted to the GBA, but is it as good as the original?
GBA 06/24/2002 5.5 3.9
Echelon: Wind Warriors
Echelon: Wind Warriors adds some new material to the original title, and fails to stand out
PC 03/18/2004 6.8 6.5
ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern
Go back in time to the Stone Age, and maybe even learn something while playing
PC 07/22/2005 7.5 7.0
Egg Mania: Eggstreme Madness
The best way to describe EggMania would be if Tetris and Humpty Dumpty had a child.
PS2 10/14/2002 7.3 6.6
El Matador
“El Matador doesn’t do anything that hasn’t been done (and better) in the past several years.”
PC 10/26/2006 5.0 4.8
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a wonderful and truly satisfying RPG that – thankfully – is now available to PS3 owners
PS3 03/30/2007 9.3 9.2
Elebits is wonderful in its execution of an original idea. But like most original ideas in the gaming world, it is not free of repetition
WII 12/28/2006 8.0 7.7
With no specified game goal, Electroplankton's only challenge comes from personal desire
NDS 02/06/2006 7.5 7.6
Elite Beat Agents
Oh no, a bored gamer? Elite Beat Agents are GO!
NDS 12/12/2006 9.4 8.9
Elite Warriors: Vietnam
Elite Warriors: Vietnam has some good notions but stumbles in the delivery
PC 04/18/2005 6.3 4.9
Emergency 2
Emergency 2 takes RTS games to a whole different area … real life rescues.
PC 05/22/2003 6.9 7.4
Emergency Fire Response
All the excitement of movies like “Backdraft” for your PC.
PC 08/18/2003 7.9 7.8
Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom
Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom is a gorgeous, challenging and thoroughly enjoyable civilization game
PC 09/10/2002 9.3 7.9
Empire Earth 2
A truly heroic game
PC 05/13/2005 8.5 8.4
Empire Earth II: Platinum
If you haven’t picked up Empire Earth 2 yet, now is the time!
PC 08/07/2006 8.0 8.0
Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest
They came, they saw, they…conquered!
PC 09/22/2002 9.1 6.8
Empire of Magic
Empire of Magic may have had a solid concept, but it gets lost in the translation
PC 06/05/2003 6.0 4.9
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World is an exciting strategic mission with an interesting historical focus.
PC 11/12/2003 8.9 8.4
Enchanted Arms
If this sounds like a game you’ve played before, that’s probably because it is – just not in this setting, not with this structure, and not with these characters.
PS3 04/18/2007 7.0 6.2
Enchanted Arms
Enchanted Arms is typical of the old-school RPG titles, but graphically it sparkles on the 360
360 09/01/2006 7.6 7.2
If you are an RPG fan who has the patience of a saint and you don't mind having to do the same level multiple times, Enclave may be a game for you.
XB 08/14/2002 6.9 7.0
A former Xbox exclusive, Enclave makes its way to the PC and may very well be worth checking out.
PC 03/22/2003 8.4 7.2
Empire Interactive enters the light-gun fray with Endgame.
PS2 06/18/2002 5.0 5.8
Enemy Engaged 2
Enemy Engaged 2 isn’t exactly the most engaging game for the PC
PC 07/26/2007 5.5 5.5
Enigma: Rising Tide
"You can actually utilize voice recognition and yell out commands for your crew to follow!"
PC 09/11/2003 7.5 7.4
Enigma: Rising Tide Gold Edition
"Voice recoginition gives this title the added realism that most naval simulations lack"
PC 02/16/2005 8.3 7.5
Enter The Matrix
Due to repetitive and extremely linear gameplay and an overall lack of polish, Enter the Matrix ends up being not all it could have been.
PS2 06/17/2003 6.8 6.0
Enthusia Professional Racing
Enthusiastically challenged
PS2 05/09/2005 6.9 7.3
EOE:Eve of Extinction
EOE is hardly a game compelling enough to give action gamers a good dose of fighting fun. 
PS2 03/18/2002 6.7 5.6
Relive the trauma room at everyone's favorite hospital show, ER, with this fun simulation game
PC 06/06/2005 7.5 6.7
Another exercise in licensed disappointment.
PC 12/05/2006 5.0 5.5
Eragon is for series fans who love the flight/combat genre. The ability to control a dragon so freely, and with so much power, has not been had from a previous handheld release
PSP 11/27/2006 7.0 6.3
Eragon goes where no movie game has gone before: above mediocrity
NDS 03/04/2007 7.8 6.3
Eragon for the Game Boy Advance will offer gamers a deep role-playing experience based on the books and new movie
GBA 12/07/2006 6.8 7.0
A decent fix for fantasy-action junkies.
PS2 12/10/2006 6.7 4.6
Becoming a dragon rider isn’t as easy as it looks
360 11/29/2006 5.7 4.8
Even for a licensed movie game, Eragon is a disappointing, tedious affair.
XB 12/11/2006 4.3 4.2
Eric Young’s Squad Assault: West Front
Grab your M-16’s and grenades and prepare to lead your forces into WWII.
PC 10/18/2003 7.4 6.7
ESPN Baseball
ESPN Baseball won’t surprise you with something altogether different, but you’ll love the things that make this one addictive PS2 baseball game. 
PS2 05/13/2004 8.5 7.6
ESPN Baseball
Even though ESPN MLB 2004 has the best baseball gameplay of this year's crop, it probably should have been named World Series Baseball 2K3 part Deux – little has changed.
XB 04/16/2004 8.6 7.9
ESPN College Hoops
No more riding the pine. It's time to step up, hit the floor and take the winning shot. But wait until you try the Air Hockey!!!
XB 11/26/2003 8.0 8.2
ESPN College Hoops
From the opening tip to the final buzzer, ESPN College Hoops offers an enjoyable and exciting roundball experience
PS2 12/22/2003 8.5 8.1
ESPN College Hoops 2K5
ESPN College Hoops 2K5 is not only a gorgeous-looking game but also one of the sweetest college hoops game to come along this year
XB 11/29/2004 9.0 8.7
ESPN College Hoops 2K5
Can you lead your team to the big dance?  The Sweet Sixteen?  The Final Four?  Find out in ESPN College Hoops 2K5 for the PS2.
PS2 12/06/2004 8.5 8.7
ESPN Downtown Dash
Like looking at a picture of a cheeseburger instead of eating one, something was lost in the translation.
MB 08/29/2006 5.5 5.5
ESPN International Winter Sports 2002
It's a game for people with extremely short attention spans.
PS2 02/12/2002 5.5 6.2
ESPN International Winter Sports 2002
Konami’s International Winter Sports 2002, for the GBA, should keep players warm and smiling
GBA 02/15/2002 8.2 7.5
ESPN International Winter Sports 2002
International Winter Sports 2002, for the GameCube, trades Olympic fever for arcade action
GC 02/14/2002 7.8 6.8
ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002
MLS ExtraTime 2002, for the Xbox, finds the net with superb animations and a great options package
XB 04/14/2002 7.8 7.0
NBA 2K5 from ESPN Videogames has everything that every roundballer could ask for – graphics, gameplay, and several modes - that make this twenty dollar game the only choice for hoops enthusiasts.
XB 10/22/2004 9.0 8.5
When it comes to a fluid game of basketball with a great overall presence, ESPN NBA 2K5 reins supreme this year.
PS2 10/18/2004 8.5 8.5
ESPN NBA 2Night 2002
ESPN NBA 2Night 2002 picks, rolls, and slams its way to success.
PS2 04/30/2002 7.0 5.7
ESPN NBA Basketball
ESPN NBA Basketball features a fantastic franchise mode and a completely different 24/7 mode, making this game the two best basketball games available in one neat package.
XB 11/04/2003 9.5 8.7
ESPN NBA Basketball
There is no doubt about it: ESPN NBA Basketball is a masterpiece and one of the best basketball games for the PS2 this year. 
PS2 11/03/2003 9.5 8.9
An awesome way to spend $20.00
PS2 08/10/2004 9.3 9.1
The price-slashed ESPN NFL 2K5 throws up the gauntlet to EA’s Madden series with their best football title ever.  Twenty bucks was never so easy to spend.
XB 08/03/2004 9.5 9.2
ESPN NFL Football
Watching a game?  Playing a game?  ESPN Football’s revolutionary presentation blurs the line between video games and Sunday afternoon television.
XB 09/14/2003 9.2 9.0
ESPN NFL Football
Improved On-field Action Makes ESPN NFL Football a Super Bowl Contender, But Lose the Cheerleaders
PS2 09/11/2003 9.4 9.1
ESPN NFL Primetime 2002
Primetime 2002 is a few yards short from making the touchdown!
PC 04/15/2002 6.0 4.8
ESPN NFL Primetime 2002
ESPN NFL PrimeTime 2002 for the Xbox has some setbacks, but still has solid gaming factors
XB 02/06/2002 8.3 5.5
Sega has once again outdone themselves, ESPN NHL 2K5 is not only far more superior than last year’s amazing game but it also proves to be the best hockey game you’ll play this year. 
PS2 09/07/2004 9.3 8.7
The action-packed ESPN NHL Hockey from Sega Sports is the complete package – awesome graphics, stellar control, and meticulous realism.
XB 09/23/2003 9.4 8.9
ESPN NHL Hockey is, by far, one of the most gratifying hockey games to come from the Sega Sports franchise. 
PS2 09/22/2003 9.5 9.2
ESPN Winter X Games Snowboarding 2002
A snowboarding game so true to the sport that it does just about everything except hand out bruises -- but it may be too difficult for most gamers.
PS2 01/31/2002 7.3 6.6
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem is a graphically amazing game that will test your grip on "reality"
GC 06/24/2002 9.0 8.8
Etherlords II
Etherlords II is a wonderfully visual game that is bogged down by a bad dialogue delivered with equally bad vocal acting
PC 09/22/2003 6.8 7.6
Etrian Odyssey
For those in search of rough battles that could leave you in tears, Etrian Odyssey could be your favorite handheld game since Pokemon
NDS 06/19/2007 7.1 7.3
Etrom The Astral Essence
An ambitious and detailed apocalyptic world that's mired with poor controls and questionable camera work
PC 03/28/2006 7.5 4.8
Eureka Seven Vol. 1: The New Wave
You watch the action as much as you play the game
PS2 11/21/2006 6.4 5.3
Eureka Seven Vol. 2: The New Vision
Repeating the flaws and dull gameplay of the first game, Eureka Seven Vol. 2 is a major disappointment for any fan of the anime and gamer looking for cool mech action
PS2 04/19/2007 4.0 3.7
Europa 1400 - The Guild
Europa 1400 is an economic/family-based RTS that sports incredible depth of play
PC 12/22/2002 8.3 7.6
Europa Universalis Crown of North
Strategy fans will no doubt have some fun filled and long evenings with Europa Universalis: Crown of the North.
PC 07/30/2003 8.8 7.2
Europa: Universalis III
A game 300 years in the making
PC 01/12/2007 8.5 8.4
Everblue 2
Everblue 2 offers terrific underwater-diving, treasure-hunting fun but the game founders in many other facets
PS2 03/10/2003 7.0 6.5
Evernight offers solid human vs. human strategy gaming
PC 10/18/2001 8.0 8.0
Everquest Evolution
EverQuest Evolution takes a solid MMORPG performer and packages it nicely with expansions
PC 09/02/2003 8.3 8.8
EverQuest II
EverQuest II raises the bar for PvE MMOs
PC 11/22/2004 9.2 8.2
EverQuest II Collector's Edition Online
EverQuest II DVD Edition streamlines the install process and offers a few goodies for a game that raises the bar for PvE MMOs
PC 11/22/2004 9.2 9.2
EverQuest II Desert of Flames
EverQuest II: The Desert of Flames adds some new elements to the game and reworks some existing ones to create more challenge
PC 09/23/2005 9.2 7.9
EverQuest II Echoes of Faydwer
EverQuest II Echoes of Faydwer expansion pays homage to original game but opens up the world of the MMO
PC 11/28/2006 8.7 8.2
EverQuest II Kingdom of Sky
This is still a decent expansion, offering solid ideas to further the game as well as new challenges, and upcoming patches may correct some of the flaws.
PC 03/23/2006 8.5 8.1
EverQuest Online Adventures
If you needed a reason to buy a Network Adaptor for the PS2, EverQuest Online Adventures is reason enough. 
PS2 02/21/2003 8.5 7.7
EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers
EverQuest Online Adventures Frontiers delivers rich graphical elements and easy-to-learn game play
PS2 12/02/2003 8.4 7.8
EverQuest: Depths of Darkhollow
The new expansion for EQ adds new features and even more content
PC 10/17/2005 7.6 7.6
EverQuest: Dragons of Norrath
EQ: Dragons of Norrath brings improved guild aspects and softens the learning curve with accessible inventory items
PC 03/07/2005 8.9 8.9
Everquest: Gates of Discord
EverQuest: Gates of Discord offers new upper-level challenges and new skills for players
PC 04/20/2004 8.9 8.1
EverQuest: Lost Dungeons of Norrath
Lag is an issue, but the ideas behind EverQuest: Lost Dungeons of Norrath are excellent
PC 10/29/2003 8.2 7.9
Everquest: Omens of War
EverQuest: Omens of War provides something for every level of player
PC 10/14/2004 8.8 8.7
EverQuest: The Planes of Power
EverQuest’s Planes of Power expands the realm of Norrath, but mostly to the advantage of upper-level players
PC 01/14/2003 8.0 8.1
Every Extend Extra
“A wonderful puzzler that is only slightly compromised by its visual makeover”
PSP 12/13/2006 8.0 7.2
EVIDENCE: The Last Ritual
If you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to solving strange and mysterious puzzles in games then be prepared for an experience with Evidence: The Last Ritual.
PC 10/23/2006 8.1 7.7
Evil Dead Regeneration
The latest entry in the Evil Dead series falls sadly short.
PS2 10/10/2005 6.4 6.8
Evil Dead Regeneration
He may be hacking Deadites up with a chainsaw, but Bruce's heart just wasn't in it.
XB 10/10/2005 6.6 6.8
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick
Ash is back and ready to rip Deadites to shreds in Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick for the Xbox
XB 06/26/2003 6.0 5.8
Evil Genius
Evil Genius pulls off a nice twist on a familiar theme
PC 09/28/2004 8.7 7.6
Evolution Worlds
Best RPG on the GameCube?
GC 12/16/2002 8.3 6.2
Excite Truck
Excite Truck may be short, but it’s also very fun and creative
WII 11/16/2006 8.0 6.7
Excitebike Classic NES
A welcome blast from the past, the original Excitebike for the Game Boy Advance.
GBA 07/05/2004 7.0 7.1
What’s better than using a PS2 controller … why using your body of course!
PS2 11/16/2003 9.5 7.9
EyeToy: AntiGrav
The future of gaming is rapidly approaching!
PS2 11/22/2004 7.8 7.4
EyeToy: Groove
“Shake what your mamma gave you,” with Eye Toy: Groove on the PS2.
PS2 04/27/2004 8.5 7.3
EyeToy: Kinetic
If you got the will, EyeToy: Kinetic's the way.
PS2 11/21/2005 8.5 7.5
EyeToy: Operation Spy
A great idea with a ton of potential for future iterations, EyeToy: Operation Spy is the first video game to attempt live surveillance
PS2 11/14/2005 7.0 5.8