THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: SPIRIT TRACKS
RATING E for Everyone
PLOT Princess Zelda is killed, but her spirit will help you
DETAILS Nintendo DS, $35
BOTTOM LINE Unique gameplay elements and deep story mode
Besides the traditional dungeon-hopping and puzzle-solving, you get the fun of driving a train. But make no mistake: The tracks are filled with enemies and other tricks that make traveling much less tedious than you'd imagine. The game also features excellent battles, which have been a staple of the Zelda series going back to its origin.