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X-Wing vs TIE Fighter: Balance of Power 

X-Wing vs TIE Fighter: Balance of Power

X-Wing vs TIE Fighter jumped onto the growing online multiplayer landscape, but left the story-driven campaign back home. Balance of Power is the taxi she called.

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Cutthroat Island 

Cutthroat Island

Morgan Adams looks for treasure in all the wrong places.

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Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne 

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

Max Payne’s sequel is even better than the first. Well, except for Max himself. He’s a little haggard, and surely bruised.

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Max Payne 

Max Payne

Played the new Max Payne 3? I have! And it encouraged me to go back and play the original, which I have now written about for you while it’s still somewhat relevant. I am told this is called “brand synergy.”

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Redneck Rampage 

Redneck Rampage

The last of the major Build-powered games calls on the power of General Lee to stem the tide of true 3D engines. It doesn’t quite work out, but it’s still a reasonably fun attempt.

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Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay 

Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay

It’s the movie tie-in they say is better than the movie it’s based on. After playing, I’m inclined to believe them. Hop behind the welder’s goggles of master criminal Richard B. Riddick, and show them why there ain’t no cell can contain your hell.

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