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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Review (PC)
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 PC Review. Review of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 for the PC.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition Review (PC)
Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition Review (PC). Review of Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition for the PC Review.

Borderlands Review (PC)
Borderland Review. Borderlands for the PC is a unique first person shooter with strong role playing elements set on a distant and hostile planet. Comic style graphics and millions of guns make it a unique game.

Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties Review
Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties Review. About.com review of Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties the historical real time strategy game from Microsoft, Ensemble Studios and Big Huge Games.

Age of Empires III Review
Age of Empires III Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Age of Empires III. Read all about the real time strategy game in our Age of Empires III Review.

Age of Mythology The Titans Expansion

Age of Mythology
Even though there at first doesn't seem to be as much variety as in other Age games, don't be fooled. With a dozens of gods to choose from variety is not a problem. Just as addicting as the others!

America's Army Operations
The US Army wants to give you a peak into what goes on in their operations, for free. This is a great first person shooter that's well worth the time/space it takes to download.

Area 51
Hard core first person shooter fans will have fun with the intesnse gun fights and vivid graphics but those looking for something new won't find anything out of the ordinary.

Attack on Pearl Harbor Review
Attack on Pearl Harbor Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the PC game Attack on Pearl Harbor.

Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of World War 2
Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of World War 2 expands upon the original extremely well adding new weapons, maps and game play modes. Well worth the $20-30 price.

Battlefield Vietnam
Battlefield Vietnam does a good job of keeping the BF1942 game-play alive, while sporting some excellent graphics and sound. One thing it lacks however, are any major changes from that to set itself apart.

Battlefield: 1942

BioShock Review (PC)
BioShock Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the PC game BioShock from 2K Games.

Blitzkrieg
A great World War II real time strategy game, for a genre that doesn't have many. Game-play is at first difficult but with as many options as Blitzkrieg has, it's a necessity to be detailed.

Brothers In Arms: Road To Hill 30
Brothers In Arms Road to Hill 30 is a squad based first person shooter from Ubi Soft and Gearbox Software that puts you in command of a squad from the the famed 101st Airborne Division.

Call of Duty 2 Review
Call of Duty 2 Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Call of Duty 2. Read all about World War 2 first person shooter in our Call of Duty 2 Review.

Call of Duty World at War Review (PC)
Call of Duty World at War continues the Call of Duty tradition of excellent game play and game mechanics in this World War 2 first person shooter.

Call of Duty
Call of Duty delivers intense World War 2 action from many different perspectives. If you're looking for a replacement for Medal of Honor this is it.

Call of Duty: United Offensive
Call of Duty United Offensive should become a model for what expansion packs should be like.

City of Villains Review
City of Villains Review. Aboutcom Computer Action Games review of City of Villains. Read all about the Massively Multiplayer super villain game in our City of Villains Review.

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Review (PC)
Command & Conqeur Red Alert 3 offers some fun game play and fast paced real time strategy action.

Command & Conquer: Generals
Fans of the Command & Conquer series, of which there are many, should be satisfied with this release, but don't expect any new features other than a new & better graphics engine in C&C Generals.

Commandos 3 Destination Berlin
Commandos 3 Destination Berlin could have followed up the successful Commandos 2 better, but unfortunately it is plagued by poor user interface and a fixed maximum graphics resolution.

Crysis Review (PC)
Crysis Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Crysis the first person shooter from Crytek the developers of Far Cry.

Crysis Warhead Review (PC)
Crysis Warhead Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Crysis Warhead.

Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles
If you're looking for a massively multiplayer online game that's a little different, then you'll want to try this. The unique blend of Arthurian legends and Norse myth makes for an interesting story.

Delta Force: Black Hawk Down
Delta Force: Black Hawk Down is a solid first person shooter, whose missions are a bit too scripted at times, but gives an overall good game-playing experience.

Demigod Review (PC)
Demigod blends the action role playing and real time strategy genre into a unique fast paced action game for the PC. Read all about it in the About.com Demigod Review.

Doom 3 Review
Years in the making, with months and months of delays I finally get to answer the question I’ve had since the first previews of the game. How good can it really be? Really good, really, really good.

Dragonshard Review
Dragonshard Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Dragonshard. Read all about the Dungeons and Dragons based real-time strategy game in our Dragonshard review.

Dungeon Siege 2
Dungeon Siege 2 improves upon 2002's original by increasing the scope and giving you more typical RPG style control over your characters development.

Earth 2160 Review
Earth 2160 Review. About Computer Action Games review of Earth 2160. Read all about the sci-fi real time strategy game in our Earth 2160 review.

Empires Dawn of the Modern World
If you like traditional real time strategy games such as Age of Empires, Rise of Nations, or Empire Earth then you're sure to like Empires Dawn of the Modern World. The historical element of the game is strict, you can't fight in WW2 with a civilization that didn't exist or take part.

Enemy Territory Quake Wars Review
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the multiplayer first person shooter Enemy Territory Quake Wars.

Escape From Paradise City Review (PC)
Escape From Paradise City Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the RPG/RTS action game Escape From Paradise City.

F.E.A.R. Review
F.E.A.R. Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of F.E.A.R. a supernatural, first person shooter. What is fear? Read all about it in our F.E.A.R. Review.

Fallout 3 Review (PC)
The long awaited Fallout 3 lives up to the high expectations with enormous and beautiful settings, a compelling story and game-play that is unmatched. Read the review at About.com

Far Cry
Where Half Life 2 and Doom 3 have been delayed time and time again. Far Cry delivers remarkable graphics and may easily steal away all their thunder for this years first person games.

Galactic Civilizations II Review
Galactic Civilizations II Review, About Computer Action Games review of the turn based strategy game Galactic Civilizations II.

Gears of War Review (PC)
Gears of War Review. About.com Computer Action Games review for the third person shooter Gears of War for the PC.

Ghost Master
Ghost Master puts you in control of spectars, and ghosts trying to scare the heck out of mere mortals enough to make them flee in total fright!

Grand Theft Auto 3
Extremely violent and addicting game that will keep everyone up at night. Violence is what keeps this game from being 5 stars.

Gun Review
Gun Review. About Computer Action Games review of Gun. Read all about the western based third person shooter in our Gun review.

Half-Life 2 Review
With a storyline, graphics, and overall production equal to many Hollywood movies, with Half-Life 2, Valve is set to change the PC gaming industry as it did back in 1998 with the original Half-Life release.

Hammer & Sickle Review
Hammer & Sickle Review. About Computer Action Games review of the squad based strategy game Hammer & Sickle from Nival Interactive

Hearts of Iron 2
Hearts of Iron II is by far the most detailed World War 2 strategy game period.

Heroes of Might & Magic V Review
Heroes of Might & Magic V Review. About Computer Action Games review of the strategy/fantasy turn based game Heroes of Might & Magic V.

Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin provides a excellent sequal to the original Hitman, with a more interesting storyline and overall game-play.

James Bond 007 Nightfire
Save your money.

Joint Operations Typhoon Rising
Joint Operations is great alternative to the Battlefield series of games, that offers a more team oriented form of game-play

Left Behind Eternal Forces Review (PC)
Left Behind: Eternal Forces Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the RTS game Left Behind Eternal Forces.

LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Review
LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Review(PC). About Computer Action Games review of the action adventure game LEGO Star Wars II from LucasArts Entertianment.

Lord of the Rings The Battle for Middle Earth Review
Review for the real time strategy game Lord of the Rings Battle for Middle Earth from Electronic Arts.

Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions Review
Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the PC game Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions.

Mage Knight Apocalypse Review (PC)
Mage Knight Apcalypse Review. About.com Computer Action Games Mage Knight Apocalypse review.

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Max Payne 2 is everything a sequel should be. It keeps what worked in the original(graphics & gameplay), enhances them, and includes a compelling storyline to keep gamers glued to their seats.

MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries
This has the best overall feel of the MechWarrior series even The pacing is much quicker, battles are intense, fast, furious and start immediately. No upgrade to the graphics or overall game-play.

Medal of Honor Airborne Review (PC)
Medal of Honor Airborne Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the PC game Medal of Honor Airborne from Electronic Arts.

Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough Expansion
Medal of Honor Breakthrough is most likely the final expansion pack for the long running Medal of Honor game in it's with it's current form and game engine. Look for a new full game Medal of Honor Pacific Assault sometime next year.

Medal of Honor Pacific Assault Review
Review for Medal of Honor Pacific Assault, from the popular World War 2 first person shooter series of computer games.

Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor Allied Assault has been one of the top first person World War 2 games of the past few years, with 2 expansion packs released.

Medal of Honor: Spearhead
For those who finished MOHAA a long time ago, this should satisfy your appetite for the short term until the next title is release.

Medieval II Total War Review
Medieval II Total War Review. About Computer Action Games review of the PC strategy game Medieval II Total War from Creative Assembly.

Neverwinter Nights
Neverwinter Nights is the closest anyone has come to bringing the RPG Dungeons and Dragons to the computer. Limitless game play capability.

Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis
This is an excellent representation of what war between the USSR and the US could have been like. Great multiplayer capability.

Pacific Storm Allies Review (PC)
Pacific Storm Allies Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Pacific Storm Allies the historical real time strategy game from Buka Entertainment and CDV.

Prey Review (PC)
Prey Review(PC). About Computer Action Games review of the sci-fi first person shooter Prey from Human Head Studios and 2K Games.

Prototype Review (PC)
Prototype PC Review. Prototype is a fast based sand box style third person shooter for the PC. Read all about it in the About.com Prototype review.

Quake 4 Review
Quake 4 Review. About Computer Action Games review of Quake 4. Read all about the sci-fi first person shooter in our Quake 4 review.

Rainbow Six 3: Raven Sheld
Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield is a good game to keep fans of this series happy, not many changes from the previous titles.

Return To Castle Wolfenstein
Return to Castle Wolfenstein has breathtaking graphics and the easy game-play allows virtually everyone the ability to become an expert player very quickly.

Rise of Nations
Rise of Nations moves the RTS genre in a new direction from the same old game-play of collect resourses, build army, attack.

Rome Total War
Rome: Total War is the third game in the popular Total War series. Rome features epic-scale, historical type battles that include literally thousands of units all acting in real time.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky Review (PC)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky Review. About.com review of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky for the PC.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl Review (PC)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the PC game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl.

Serious Sam II Review
Serious Same II Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of Serious Sam II, the first person action shooter. Read all about the FPS in our Serious Sam II Review.

Shot Online Review
Shot Online Review. About Computer Action Games Shot Online Review. About.com provide reviews, game information and links for today's hottest Video Games.

Sid Meier's Pirates!
Sid Meier's Pirates is a terrific remake and upgrade of the classic Pirates! PC game.

Sins of a Solar Empire Review (PC)
Sins of a Solar Empire Review. About.com review of Sins of a Solar Empire the sci-fi real time tactical game from Icronclad Games and Stardock.

Star Wars Empire at War Review
Star Wars Empire at War Review. About Computer Action Games review of the real time strategy game Star Wars Empire at War.

Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast
Outstanding addition to the Star Wars series. Provides hours of enjoyment.

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic

The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring
Graphics quality is good in Fellowship of the Ring, and the game is true to story but the overall game-play is quite limited and short.

The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King
Follows the Return of the King movie plot, and has excellent graphics, but questionable and down right hard gameplay. Being one of the countless Lord of the Rings fans it left me a little disappointed.

The Lord of the Rings - War of the Ring
A solid addition to the RTS genre that doesn't follow the movies from New Line Cinema but should keep fans of Lord of the Rings satisfied.

The Lord of the Rings The Battle for Middle-Earth II (PC)
The Lord of the Rings The Battle for Middle-Earth II Review. About Computer Action Games review of the real time strategy game The Lord of the Rings The Battle for Middle-Earth II.

The Punisher
The Punisher is the latest comic book hero, or anti-hero in this case to make it's way on to a video game.

The Thing
A great story line that falls short in overall game-play. Doesn't live up to the classic John Carpenter Horror film.

The Transformers The Game Review
The Transformers The Game Review. About.com Computer Action Games review of the PC game The Transformers The Game based on the Transformers movie.

The Witcher Enhanced Edition Review (PC)
The Witcher Enhanced Edition Review. About.com review of The Witcher Enhanced Edition for the PC.

The Witcher Review (PC)
The Witcher Review. About.com Computer Action Games review for the fantasy RPG game The Witcher for the PC.

Thief: Deadly Shadows

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 Review
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 Review. About Computer Action Games review of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06. Read all about the golf game in our Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 Review.

Tom Clancy's Rogue Spear: Black Thorn
If you are new to the Rainbow Six or Rogue Spear series, this is a great value; if not, don't expect anything shockingly new.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Review (PC)
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Review for PC. Review of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission a sci-fi strategy action game for the PC

UberSoldier Review (PC)
UberSoldier Review. About Computer Action Games review of UberSoldier a supernatural World War II based first person shooter from CDV.

Unreal Tournament 2004
Unreal Tournament 2004 carries the Unreal series to a new level with unparalleled graphics and addicting game play.

Warcraft 3 Reign of Chaos
Excellent game overall with imagnitive graphics, and game-play.

Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War
An excellent translation of the Warhammer table top world into a RTS PC game.

XIII
Overall, a very good and fun first person shooter that has an excellent storyline told in graphic novel presentation style. Fails to set itself apart from other games in terms of gameplay however. It has the standard features that many other fps have.

Medal of Honor Review (PC)
Medal of Honor PC Review. EA's goes for gritty realism in Medal of Honor their re-boot of the first person shooter series.

Dungeons Review (PC)
Dungeons Review for PC. Review of Dungeons fantasy strategy game in which you control a dungeon lord bent on regaining former glory by defeating heroes.

Titanfall Review (PC)
Review of Respawn Entertainments multiplayer first person shooter Titanfall for the PC.

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