A little off topic news for a change; if you haven't got Half Life 2 yet, then what on earth are you doing?
I received my copy on the release date, and found it so addictive that I'd completed it in 2 days. It is the most fast-paced, entertaining, amazing game that I have ever played, period! This game redefines the first person shooter on physics alone, and will have you glued to your screen for hours. Seriously guys, if you have even the slightest interest in first-person shooters then you must get this game!
With the way that the buggy physically reacts to its environment, with full suspension, it makes you wonder whether the source graphics engine and havok physics couldn't be used in a racing game? Geoff Crammond.... are you reading this?
Order it online here.