I'm in gaming Nirvana right now. On Tuesday I bought a Game Boy Advance SP (good call, zotmeister!). On Wednesday I finally finished Half-Life 2 (mmmm... crowbar...). On Thursday Half-Life 2: Episode One was released, which so far is a lot of fun and very pretty, though it makes Ghidrah's video card cry. :-( Tron 2.0 Killer App for the GBA arrived in the mail, and was waiting for me when I got home from work. This was very good timing, as our power went out for a while during dinner and delayed my Half-Life fix.
I also discovered a very fun and original game called Darwinia, made by the same people who make Uplink. I pulled down the demo through Steam (Valve's not-quite-fascist software distribution system), and later grabbed the Mac version, which seems to be not just a demo but in fact the entire game. Sweet! :-)
Like Uplink, Darwinia is boatloads of fun and hard to describe. It's an RTS, though it's nothing like Starcraft or C&C. It's also set in an environment that's reminiscent of TRON while being almost nothing like it. Like I said, it's hard to describe, but it's fun and pretty and violent and makes you think. Pity it doesn't have a crowbar.