Evan Narcisse

Think follow-up installments are just blatant money-grabs? ''Mass Effect 2'' leads a pack that improve on originals
Your job? To investigate an interplanetary mining ship overrun with tentacled beasts that used to be its crew
Offered as a download on Xbox Live, this experiment strives for greatness -- but falls more than a hair short
We grade a pair of downloadable games, one charmingly playful, the other maddeningly challenging -- and both recommended
Why we're buzzing about ''Spore,'' ''Star Wars: The Force Unleashed,'' ''Rock Band 2'' and ten more
'Metroid Prime 3: Corruption' gives the Nintendo Wii its first truly great adventure-shooter
This sword-play battlefield epic was designed to slay the Japanese market but comes up plain dull
After 10 years in development, the first-person-shooter -- with amazing graphics and a unique story -- is finally ready to play
Evan Narcisse explains why you might want to rent, not buy, the new shooter