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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
Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray
Wakeboarding Unleashed is better than most ports, but the Game Boy Advance is not equipped to handle a game of this stature.
GBA 11/17/2003 5.9 5.6
Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray
While the PC version is a bit weaker compared to its console counterparts, Wakeboarding Unleashed is still a fun game based on a lesser-known extreme sport.
PC 01/29/2004 8.5 8.5
Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray
Wakeboarding Unleashed follows in the very footsteps of the Tony Hawk series and delivers a game that’s both fresh and addictive. 
XB 06/18/2003 8.9 8.3
Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray
I'm not the world's biggest extreme sports fan...but I can't get enough of Wakeboarding Unleashed.
PS2 06/16/2003 8.9 8.4
Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo
Wallace and Gromit, the quirky man and dog duo from the UK, debut in a platform console that doesn't quite live up to its potential.
GC 10/30/2003 7.0 6.6
Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo
Gromit & Wallace in Project Zoo is very clever, but lacks overall excitement for an arcade-action title
PS2 10/10/2003 7.4 6.7
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
A tale of herding and hunting and nothing exciting
PS2 10/03/2005 5.1 6.2
WANTED: A Wild Western Adventure
A true 3D adventure game in the tradition of the Monkey Island series.
PC 10/13/2004 8.0 7.1
War Front: Turning Point
An alternate take on World War II, War Front: Turning Point is a solid, if derivative, RTS title.
PC 02/26/2007 7.5 7.1
War of the Monsters
Grab this game, call a few friends and have yourself a monster-good time.
PS2 01/21/2003 8.2 7.5
War Rock
Too many red flags halt the advance of the military FPS, War Rock
PC 03/05/2007 6.0 6.1
War Times
Although the some of the features show promise, War Times ends up being just another run-of-the-mill RTS
PC 04/12/2004 6.3 5.3
War World - Tactical Combat
War World by Third Wave Games brings excitement and fun together for fast-paced mech-versus-mech combat
PC 08/31/2005 8.6 8.1
WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos
With a streamlined control system and nice twist in the story, Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos offers entertaining and challenging game play for every RTS fan
PC 07/11/2002 8.8 9.3
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Collector's Edition
Blizzard unleashes WarCraft III to the public!
PC 08/02/2002 9.7 9.7
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
This game will send chills up your spine!
PC 07/06/2003 9.4 8.7
Warhammer 40,000 Fire Warrior
Tabletop turn based strategy game? Nope … try an FPS title.
PS2 12/23/2003 7.4 7.3
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War
Grab your chainswords and lascannons and head to battle!
PC 09/30/2004 8.7 8.6
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade
Is it an expansion or a full game? Who cares! It's more Warhammer 40K goodness!
PC 10/30/2006 8.8 8.5
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault
Winter Assault is a very solid add-on to last year’s stellar RTS.
PC 10/24/2005 9.0 8.5
Warhammer: Battle for Atluma
Card battle lovers – step right up. Everyone else – stick with the other Warhammer games
PSP 12/04/2006 5.0 5.1
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos
Save for a few flaws, Mark of Chaos is a fun strategy game and a nice entry into the Warhammer mythos.
PC 11/14/2006 8.0 7.4
Wario Ware Inc.: Mega Party Games
Same wacky fun as before, now super sized.
GC 04/26/2004 8.6 7.3
WarioWare Touched!
Touched delivers the same brand of quirky, addictive fun as other Warioware titles while personalizing the experience for the DS
NDS 05/12/2005 9.0 8.2
WarioWare Twisted!
Get twisted with Wario in this wrist-popping, frenetic collection of warped games!
GBA 06/24/2005 9.5 8.7
WarioWare: Smooth Moves
A new breed of crazy quirky. WarioWare is trippy and generally indescribable. You have to see and play it to believe it. Once that happens, you won’t want to play anything else
WII 01/30/2007 8.1 8.3
Warlords Battlecry III
"A nice meld of RTS meets RPG. Two great types of game found in one strategic package."
PC 06/08/2004 8.0 7.2
Warlords: Battlecry II
Warlords Battlecry II has some control issues, but it is excellent visually and great fun to play
PC 03/22/2002 8.2 7.9
Sadly, Warpath isn’t an innovative multiplayer action game and it certainly cannot compete with the few great multiplayer first-person shooter games already available
XB 07/26/2006 6.0 5.6
A great little fragfest for the budget minded
PC 08/01/2006 7.2 6.2
Warrior Kings
Warrior Kings combines some new elements with old to create an enjoyable RTS program
PC 04/17/2002 7.6 7.2
Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc
I would say 'girl power', but that is much too overused.
PC 02/25/2004 6.9 5.8
Warship Gunner 2
Build. Strategize. Attack.
PS2 04/10/2006 7.3 6.7
WarTech Senko no Ronde
I had high hopes.  I had high-apple-pie-in-the sky hopes for Wartech.  Ultimately, it let me down
360 06/20/2007 5.0 6.6
Way of the Samurai
Live by the sword and die by the sword, the choices you make will seal your fate!
PS2 06/09/2002 8.5 7.4
Way of the Samurai 2
Choose your destiny!
PS2 07/13/2004 6.2 5.7
We Love Katamari
More of the same, but is that such a bad thing?
PS2 09/27/2005 8.6 8.5
Whacked is a viciously twisted game that isn’t afraid to get its hands dirty but it falls short when it comes to the challenges. 
XB 10/20/2002 6.7 6.6
Slap-happy fun with slapstick humor.
PS2 12/03/2003 7.0 6.6
Unfortunately, while edgy and slightly humorous, Whiplash loses its fresh platformer goodness way too early in the game. 
XB 12/07/2003 7.2 7.0
Whirlwind Over Vietnam
With problematic controls and simplistic missions, Whirlwind Over Vietnam probably won’t appeal to many sim fans.
PC 04/03/2007 6.5 5.0
Wiffle Ball
This is a playground classic-- brought to digital life for the mini powerhouse of the Nintendo DSll!
NDS 04/30/2007 5.6 3.5
Wii Sports
The best mainstream party game collection ever made – Wii Sports provides immediate novelty fun for everyone.
WII 11/20/2006 8.5 7.1
WILD ARMS ® Alter code: F
Wild Arms Alter Code: F might not be a grand departure for the series but the game is still well worth your time and money if you’re a long-time fan of the series
PS2 12/06/2005 7.9 7.4
Wild Arms 3
Saddle your horse, partners, Wild Arms 3 is an RPG adventure fans of the genre shouldn’t miss even with its trivial imperfections.
PS2 10/26/2002 8.5 7.8
Wild Arms 4
Wild Arms 4 is a mixed bag that delivers good platforming surprisingly
PS2 01/27/2006 7.8 7.5
Wild Fire is stealth education at its best.
PC 10/21/2004 7.2 6.4
Wildlife Park
Another animal theme park at a budget price.
PC 11/26/2003 7.0 6.1
Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa!
Take a hike through the Serengeti with this African simulation game
PC 03/20/2006 6.0 6.0
Wildlife Zoo
With winter approaching, why not spend some quality time learning about nature, animals, construction and even making money?
PC 11/02/2006 7.0 6.9
WildSnake Puzzle: TwistIt!
Nice pictures, plays like a handheld tile puzzle game
PC 06/25/2004 6.1 6.1
Will of Steel
An RTS that has taken out resource building and gathering so you can focus on the constant action
PC 03/24/2005 6.2 5.4
Winback(tm)2: Project Poseidon
Winback 2: Project Poseidon had some good ideas but took a turn toward merely average along the way
XB 05/03/2006 5.0 4.9
Winback(tm)2: Project Poseidon
Won't win back fans of the original
PS2 03/26/2006 4.8 4.8
Wing Island
Birds piloting planes?
WII 04/16/2007 5.1 4.8
Wings Advance
Wings is a tough challenge for flight and GBA fans
GBA 11/11/2002 8.0 6.6
Wings Of War
Wings of War isn’t a bad game, it just lacks the right elements that make arcade-styled flight combat games a real treat to play. 
XB 09/14/2004 6.8 6.6
Winning Eleven 6
Winning Eleven 6 World Soccer offers great graphical elements and depth of play
PS2 03/27/2003 8.5 9.0
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007
Winning Eleven Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 simply falls victim to the Nintendo DS’s limitations and doesn’t rise above the flaws that take the fun out of this game
NDS 02/26/2007 6.0 6.3
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007
While EA Sports has the more attractive-looking soccer game for the PSP, it is Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 that has the style and addictive gameplay
PSP 02/21/2007 8.5 8.2
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007
Has the sport of soccer peaked?  Maybe the question that needs to be asked is, has the Winning Eleven series finally peaked?
PS2 02/22/2007 8.5 8.6
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007
Through polish, perseverance, and top-notch gaming, Winning Eleven 07 delivers a great soccer experience that’s imperfect but positively stunning
360 02/26/2007 8.5 8.1
Winx Club™: Join the Club
Winx Club: Join the Club, aimed at the ages of 5-12, isn’t the brightest debut for the series on the PSP
PSP 05/17/2007 3.8 3.4
Winx Club™: The Quest for the Codex
A promising adventure that quickly evolves to a world of long and frustrating mini-games
NDS 11/21/2006 4.0 4.5
Wipeout Fusion
One word says it best: Wow!
PS2 07/01/2002 9.5 8.3
Wipeout Pure
Pure racing.  Pure pleasure.  Pure joy.
PSP 03/21/2005 9.5 8.6
Without Warning
Completely flawed in almost every aspect, Without Warning is a good idea that just isn’t executed as smoothly as it should have been
XB 11/23/2005 4.5 4.4
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
Wolfenstein : Enemy Territory provides some new fun and gameplay to the big name title.
PC 06/03/2003 8.7 8.6
Woody Woodpecker: Escape from Buzz Buzzard Park
Woody is out to rescue his young niece and nephew in an arcade game that is average at best
PS2 06/11/2002 5.9 6.5
World Championship Poker
Ahhhhhhh!!!!! I just lost $50,000 dollars in a single hand!
GBA 12/15/2004 8.7 8.6
World Championship Poker 2
In the end, World Championship Poker 2 delivers a solid and challenging PSP game that fans of all things poker will gladly take along with them
PSP 12/23/2005 7.5 7.1
World Championship Poker 2 : Featuring Howard Lederer
Can you bluff your way out of this?
PS2 11/21/2005 8.1 7.0
World Championship Poker 2 : Featuring Howard Lederer ALL- INN
Die-hard poker fans looking for another fix will probably be the only ones to find much enjoyment with World Championship Poker 2
PC 12/23/2005 5.5 6.5
World Championship Poker: Deluxe Series
When it comes to a good old-fashioned poker challenge, World Championship Poker on the Nintendo DS is playing with a full deck of strong cards
NDS 06/10/2005 8.0 7.5
World Championship Poker: Featuring Howard Lederer “ALL-IN”
Helpful tutorials, amusing character creations, and a presentation that outperforms every other poker game available
PS2 09/18/2006 7.5 5.9
World Championship Poker: Featuring Howard Lederer “ALL-IN”
Howard Lederer want to know if you are all in, cause that's what it is going to take to beat this game
PSP 09/28/2006 8.2 5.9
World Championship Pool 2004
Rack ‘em and smack ‘em… World Championship Pool 2004 delivers a solid pool gaming experience without frills.
XB 01/24/2004 7.0 7.1
World Championship Pool 2004
Good ideas are presented in World Championship Pool 2004, but the execution isn't always spectacular.
PS2 05/10/2004 5.5 6.2
World Class Poker with T.J. Cloutier
A strong entry in the highly competitive poker genre
PC 09/06/2005 7.9 7.9
World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft is an accessible game with wonderful lore and a lush setting
PC 12/13/2004 9.1 8.9
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
With great new content for entry-level and advanced players, Burning Crusade is a must have expansion for any WoW player.
PC 01/24/2007 9.5 9.1
World Poker Championship
"ALL IN? I just assume fold!"
PC 07/12/2004 5.0 4.1
World Poker Championship
"ALL IN? I just assume fold!"
PC 07/12/2004 5.0 4.1
World Poker Tour
An ambitious attempt, but doesn't take me where I need to go
PS2 11/07/2005 7.1 6.0
World Poker Tour
The best poker game yet…considering…
XB 10/31/2005 7.3 6.5
World Racing
World Racing does not rise above the genre nor does it take it to new or exciting levels, but it is a solid racing game that is worth the test drive.  
XB 04/05/2003 7.8 6.0
World Racing 2
It is all about the arcade-styled gameplay that makes each race actually highly entertaining as well as enjoyable challenging
XB 09/01/2006 7.5 5.3
World Racing 2
World Racing 2 offers intuitive driving, great graphical elements and enjoyable racing action
PC 12/01/2005 8.3 6.9
World Series of Poker
While the online elements are solid and the customization elements are nice, the game lacks any real variation in the different modes of play and makes poor use of the licensed pros
XB 09/15/2005 6.0 5.3
World Series of Poker
Virtual poker for a technology-loving world
PS2 09/13/2005 6.5 5.2
World Series of Poker®: Tournament of Champions
A few steps forward, a few steps back
PS2 09/28/2006 6.5 7.0
World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions
Get out there and start gambling!
360 10/23/2006 6.8 7.0
World Soccer Winning Eleven 7
Konami’s Winning Eleven 7 scores on all levels
PS2 03/08/2004 9.4 9.1
World Soccer Winning Eleven 7 International
Winning Eleven 7 is a title that should be in every PC sports’ gamer’s library
PC 07/22/2004 9.4 9.1
World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 International
The best playing soccer game only gets better
PC 03/21/2005 9.5 8.7
World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 International
With more thrills than a World Cup match, World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 International is an exciting and wonderfully challenging soccer game fans will adore
PS2 02/14/2005 9.5 9.2
World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 International
Winning Eleven 8 International for the Xbox will make a fan out of those who fancy a soccer game that plays like a dream and posses all the things we love about the sport
XB 02/14/2005 9.5 9.2
World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 International
PS2 04/07/2006 9.0 8.9
World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 International
Winning Eleven 9 continues the tradition of fantastic soccer games published by Konami.  No Zidane head butts about it!
XB 07/24/2006 9.3 8.9
World Tour Soccer
Sony's PS2 kicker is just as strong on the PSP
PSP 03/23/2005 8.5 8.0
World Tour Soccer '06
World Tour Soccer ’06 is a solid, quickly paced arcade title
PSP 06/13/2006 7.1 7.4
World Tour Soccer 2002
Although not completely perfect, there is much to love about a title that pushes the realism and the accuracy factor to the maximum. 
PS2 02/27/2002 8.6 8.0
World Tour Soccer 2003
Sports fans, the game of soccer just doesn’t get any better than World Tour Soccer 2003. 
PS2 02/18/2003 8.7 8.2
World Tour Soccer 2005
World Tour Soccer 2005 is actually a step down from last year’s game, but this necessarily doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy it. 
PS2 04/19/2004 7.5 7.5
World Tour Soccer 2006
World Tour Soccer 2006 may have a few stumbles but this is accessible and offers an enjoyable and challenging PS2 outing
PS2 02/03/2005 8.3 6.2
World War II Online
Two realistic for its own good.
PC 09/05/2001 7.0 5.5
World War II Panzer Claws
From the great 3D graphics and animations to the incredibly addictive strategic aspects, World War II Panzer Claws is a must play. 
PC 01/14/2003 8.0 6.2
World War II: Frontline Command
A game set in World War II, now that’s a first….
PC 06/10/2003 8.8 6.4
World's Greatest Coasters
World’s Greatest Coasters 3D lacks the adrenalin rush associated with actually riding one of the monster coasters it holds
PC 12/30/2002 6.0 6.0
Worlds of Billy 2
Journey through the mind’s eye in this Lode Runner-esque platform title!
PC 09/11/2002 7.7 4.6
Worms 3D
Everyone’s favorite violent invertebrates are back and ready to rumble … this time in 3-D.
PS2 04/01/2004 7.9 7.4
Worms 4: Mayhem
While Worms has come a long way since the original PlayStation game, it hasn't quite reached a level of superstardom
XB 10/31/2005 7.2 6.9
Worms Blast
A spinoff of the Worms franchise that actually works very well.  What is the world coming to?
PC 10/30/2002 8.5 7.1
Worms World Party
Like birds flocking to wet soil after rain, you’ll flock to this game.
NG 05/31/2005 8.5 7.8
Worms: Open Warfare
Ick! I just stepped in worm gloop!
PSP 04/07/2006 7.0 7.0
Worms: Open Warfare
As unique as the series is, Worms: Open Warfare isn't that different from its predecessors
NDS 04/04/2006 7.4 6.4
Wrath Unleashed
Strategy meets fighting game in Wrath Unleashed.
PS2 02/20/2004 7.4 6.8
Wrath Unleashed
As far as strategy games go, Wrath Unleashed manages to deliver the goods and thus makes this title a worthwhile purchase for any fan of this particular genre. 
XB 02/18/2004 7.5 6.8
WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions
Wreckless: The Yakuza Missions is an average arcade drive program that features redundant game play
GC 12/12/2002 7.0 5.9
WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions
Even with the bonus goodies, Wreckless is still that extremely fun game that loses it charms way too quickly. 
PS2 12/14/2002 7.0 6.0
WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions
Wreckless is worth the price of admission just for the eye candy, but it’s the near-perfect gameplay that makes this a must-have game.
XB 02/18/2002 9.5 7.0
WTF: Work Time Fun
It’s hard to recommend a game like Work Time Fun but for those willing to give it a try they will find that there’s a lot to like about this offbeat title.
PSP 11/05/2006 7.9 6.8
WWE Day of Reckoning
WWE Day of Reckoning has something for everyone, regardless of your wrestling preference.
GC 09/14/2004 8.0 8.0
WWE Day of Reckoning 2
WWE: Day of Reckoning 2 is, by far, the best wrestling game the series has produced thus far and it’s one no GameCube gamer should be without
GC 09/19/2005 8.8 7.7
Plodding game play and poor graphical elements pin WWE Raw for the PC
PC 11/19/2002 6.0 5.4
WWE Raw 2
WWE Raw 2 is the improvement we were all hoping for in a series that shows a lot of promise. 
XB 10/12/2003 8.9 7.3
WWE Road to WrestleMania X8
Despite a few stumbles, Road to Wrestlemania X8 is a nice fit for the GBA
GBA 11/21/2002 8.0 7.0
WWE Smackdown vs Raw
The latest addition to THQ’s and Yukes’ acclaimed grappler is upon us with WWE Smackdown vs. Raw.
PS2 11/17/2004 8.7 8.1
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007
WWE SmackDown! Vs. Raw 2007 makes a few additions the already solid wrestling formula.
360 11/16/2006 8.0 8.3
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007
Has everything it needs to keep the diehard wrestling fan happy
PS2 11/21/2006 8.2 8.2
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007
While SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 for the PSP isn’t a major improvement over last year’s excellent game, there is still enough here to overlook many of the problems
PSP 11/15/2006 8.5 8.1
WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth
Shut Your Mouth delivers all the right moves to more than satisfy wrestling fans and those gamers eager to brawl their way through plenty of great modes. 
PS2 12/04/2002 8.8 8.6
WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006
Much like the excellent PS2 version, SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006 for the PSP is one of the best WWE wrestling games you will seriously want to consider purchasing right away
PSP 01/04/2006 8.9 8.2
WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006
There’s no doubt about it, SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006 is truly this year’s Must Have wrestling game. Period.
PS2 12/09/2005 9.3 8.4
WWE Smackdown: Here Comes the Pain
WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain is, bar none, the best WWE wrestling game of the series and one that will leave fans more than satisfied. 
PS2 12/05/2003 9.2 8.8
WWE Survivor Series
Take a wrestler from Raw or Smackdown and lead them to the very top of the wrestling world in WWE: Survivor Series for the Game Boy Advance.
GBA 11/01/2004 4.5 5.4
WWE Wrestlemania 21
Stiff controls and a ton of bugs make this wrestling game yet another exercise in disappointment
XB 05/09/2005 4.0 5.5
WWE Wrestlemania X8
THQ now brings WWE entertainment to the Gamecube … but with less than stellar results.
GC 07/13/2002 6.1 5.7
WWE Wrestlemania XIX
Wrestlemania XIX is a good wrestling game, but will probably leave true wrestling fans looking for more.
GC 10/13/2003 7.8 7.5
WWE: Crush Hour
Overall, WWE Crush Hour is an interesting concept that just doesn’t work out the way it should have. 
PS2 04/04/2003 6.0 5.4
WWE: Crush Hour
WWE Crush lures with wrestling superstars, but this car demolition game lacks depth of play
GC 04/11/2003 6.9 5.3
Some of the action is unrealistic, but WWF Raw for the Xbox is graphically wonderful
XB 02/25/2002 7.8 7.3
WWII Online Readers’ Choice Edition
WWII Online Readers Choice Edition solves some crashing problems, but still needs some simplification
PC 07/29/2002 7.0 7.0
WWII Tank Commander
There is something to be said for a game you can just pop in and start playing
PC 02/08/2006 6.5 5.3