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Expert Gamer Issue 72

ISSUE: 72Content

Departments:

  • Inside XG (Words from the editors).
  • Gamers Forum (Reader mail, discussions, arguments, etc...).
  • Letter Art ("Where creativity, your favorite game, and a stamp can make you immortal.")
  • US Top 10 / Japan Top 10 / Editors' Top 10 (Best-selling software in the US and Japan, plus what the guys at the office are sinking all their time into this month).
  • Coming Soon (Upcoming release dates for Dreamcast, PS1, N64, and Game Boy Color software).
  • Game Over (Spoiling the ending for Suikoden II (PS1) so you don't have to play it, plus a contest to guess the next game ending based on a single hint and screenshot!)
  • Next Month (What you can expect to see in next month's issues of Expert Gamer, Electronic Gaming Monthly, and Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine).

Features (longer strategy guides)

  • MediEvil II (PS1) strategy guide
  • Dead or Alive 2 (DC) strategy guide + moves list
  • Game of the Month: Tony Hawk Pro Skater (DC) strategy guide + moves list
  • Vagrant Story (PS1) strategy guide
  • Pokemon Trading Card Game (GB) strategy guide

Quick Hits (shorter guides for current hot titles)

  • Perfect Dark (N64) short strategy guide
  • All-Star Baseball 2001 (N64) short strategy guide

Tricks of the Trade (cheat codes galore!):

  • Dreamcast:
    • Aerowings
    • Centipede
    • Crazy Taxi
    • Dead or Alive 2
    • Expendable
    • Fighting Force 2
    • Flag to Flag
    • The House of the Dead 2
    • Hydro Thunder
    • Incoming
    • The King of Fighters Dream Match 1999
    • Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
    • Marvel vs. Capcom
    • MDK2
    • Mortal Kombat Gold
    • NBA 2K
    • NBA Showtime
    • NFL 2K
    • NFL Blitz 2000
    • NHL 2K
    • PenPen Trilcelon
    • Power Stone
    • Ready 2 Rumble Boxing
    • Re-Volt
    • Sega Rally 2
    • Slave Zero
    • Sonic Adventure
    • Soul Calibur
    • Speed Devils
    • TNN Motorsports: Hardcore Heat
    • Tokyo Xtreme Racer
    • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater - Trick of the Month
    • Toy Commander
    • Trick Style
    • Vigilante 8: Second Offense
    • Virtua Fighter 3tb
    • Zombie Revenge
  • Nintendo 64:
    • 1080 Degrees Snowboarding
    • All-Star Baseball 2000
    • Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M.
    • Army Men: Sarge's Heroes
    • Banjo-Kazooie
    • Bass Hunter 64
    • Battle Tanx: Global Assault
    • Beetle Adventure Racing
    • A Bug's Life
    • Bust-A-Move '99
    • Chopper Attack
    • Command & Conquer
    • Cyber Tiger
    • Diddy Kong Racing
    • Donkey Kong 64
    • Doom 64
    • Duke Nukem: Zero Hour
    • Extreme G: XG2
    • F-1 World Grand Prix
    • Fighting Force 64
    • F-Zero X
    • Gex 64
    • GoldenEye 007
    • Hexen 64
    • Hot Wheels Turbo Racing
    • Hydro Thunder
    • Iggy's Reckin' Balls
    • Ken Griffey Jr.'s Slugfest
    • Knockout Kings 2000
    • Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    • Mace: The Dark Age
    • Madden NFL 2000
    • Mario Golf
    • Micro Machines 64 Turbo
    • Mike Piazza's Strike Zone
    • Mission: Impossible
    • MLB Featuring Ken Griffey Jr.
    • Monster Truck Madness 64
    • Mortal Kombat: Mythologies
    • NASCAR 99
    • NBA Courtside 2: Featuring Kobe Bryant
    • NBA Jam '99
    • NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC
    • The New Tetris
    • NFL Blitz 2000
    • NFL Quarterback Club 2000
    • NHL 99
    • NHL Breakaway '99
    • Off-Road Challenge
    • Paperboy
    • Quake II
    • Rainbow Six
    • Rampage 2: Universal Tour
    • Ready 2 Rumble Boxing
    • Resident Evil 2
    • Revolt
    • Roadsters
    • Rush 2: Extreme Racing, USA
    • San Francisco Rush
    • S.C.A.R.S.
    • South Park
    • Star Wars: Episode 1 Racer
    • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron
    • Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
    • Super Mario 64
    • Super Smash Bros.
    • Tetrisphere
    • Toy Story 2
    • Triple Play 2000
    • Turok 2: Seeds of Evil
    • Vigilante 8
    • V-Rally Edition '99
    • Wayne Gretzky Hockey '98
    • WCW Mayhem
    • WCW Nitro
    • WCW/nWo Revenge
    • WinBack: Covert Operations
    • World Driver Championship
    • WWF Wrestlemania 2000
  • Playstation:
    • 3Xtreme
    • 30 Winks
    • Akuji: The Heartless
    • Andretti Racing
    • Ape Escape
    • Armored Core: Project Phantasma
    • Army Men 3D
    • Asteroids
    • Bass Landing
    • Blast Chamber
    • Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time
    • Bust A Groove
    • Bust-A-Move 4
    • Bust-A-Move '99
    • Centipede
    • Civilization II
    • Command & Conquer: Red Alert Retaliation
    • Contender
    • Cool Boaders 4
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Crash Team Racing
    • Croc 2
    • Cyber Tiger
    • DarkStalkers 3
    • Destruction Derby 2
    • Die Hard Trilogy
    • Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas
    • Dragon Ball GT
    • Duke Nukem: Time to Kill
    • Einhander
    • Eliminator
    • ESPN: Extreme Games
    • Fade to Black
    • Fear Effect
    • FIFA 2000
    • Fighting Force 2
    • Final Fantasy Tactics
    • Fisherman's Bait
    • Frogger
    • Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko
    • Grand Theft Auto: Director's Cut
    • Grand Theft Auto 2
    • Heart of Darkness
    • Hello Kitty's Cube Frenzy
    • Hot Wheels: Turbo Racing
    • Invastion From Beyond
    • Irritating Stick
    • Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu
    • Jet Moto 2
    • Killer Loop
    • Knockout Kings
    • Knockout Kings 2000
    • Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
    • Lode Runner
    • Lunar: The Silver Star Story Complete
    • Madden NFL 99
    • Madden NFL 2000
    • Marvel vs. Capcom
    • Medal of Honor
    • Metal Gear Solid
    • Micro Machines V3
    • Mission: Impossible
    • MLB 2000
    • Monster Rancher
    • Monster Seed
    • Mortal Kombat 4
    • N2O
    • NASCAR 99
    • NASCAR Rumble
    • NBA Live 2000
    • Nectaris: Military Madness
    • Need for Speed III
    • Need to Speed: High Stakes
    • NFL Blitz 2000
    • NFL GameDay 2000
    • NHL 2000
    • Ninja: Shadow of Darkness
    • Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus
    • O.D.T.
    • Pitfall 3D
    • Pong
    • Pool Hustler
    • R/C Stunt Copter
    • Resident Evil: Director's Cut
    • Resident Evil 2
    • Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock
    • Robotron X
    • Roll Away
    • Rollcage
    • Rogue Trip
    • R-Type Delta
    • R-Types
    • Rushdown
    • S.C.A.R.S.
    • Sled Storm
    • The Smurfs
    • South Park
    • Space Invaders
    • Sports Car GT
    • Spyro 2: Riptor's Rage
    • Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace
    • Street Fighter Alpha
    • Supercross 2000
    • Syphon Filter 2
    • Tai Fu: Wrath of the Tiger
    • Tarzan
    • Tempest X3
    • Tenchu: Stealth Assassins
    • Tomba! 2: The Evil Swine Return
    • Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation
    • Tomorrow Never Dies
    • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater
    • Trick'n Snowboarder
    • Triple Play 2000
    • Twisted Metal 4
    • Vigilante 8: Second Offense
    • VR Baseball '99
    • V-Rally 2: Need for Speed
    • Warcraft II: The Dark Saga
    • WCW Mayhem
    • Wipeout 3
    • Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style
    • X-Games: Pro Boarder
    • X-Men vs. Street Fighter
  • Game Boy:
    • Adventure Island II
    • Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M.
    • Asteroids
    • Babe and Friends
    • Batman
    • Battletoads in Ragnarok's World
    • Boarder Zone
    • Boomer's Adventure in Asmik World
    • Bubble Bobble Part 2
    • Bust-A-Move 2: Arcade Edition
    • Bust-A-Move 4
    • Castlevania: The Adventure
    • Castlevania II
    • Caterpillar Construction Zone
    • Chase H.Q.: Secret Police
    • Contra: The Alien Wars
    • Dead Heat Scramble
    • Donkey Kong Land 2
    • Donkey Kong Land 3
    • Faceball 2000
    • Game Boy Camera
    • Ghosts and Goblins
    • Godzilla: The Series
    • Go Go Tank
    • James Bond 007
    • Kirby's Dream Land
    • Kirby's Pinball Land
    • The Lion King
    • Looney Tunes: Carrot Crazy
    • Lucky Luke
    • Mario Golf
    • Mega Man 5
    • Men in Black
    • Montezuma's Return
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Mr. Nutz
    • NBA Jam: Tournament Edition
    • Nemesis
    • NFL Blitz
    • Operation C
    • Pocket Bomberman
    • Pokemon Blue/Red
    • Prince of Persia
    • Puzzle Master
    • Raging Fighter
    • Rugrats: The Movie
    • Rugrats: Time Travellers
    • Samurai Shodown
    • Shanghai
    • The Smurf's Nightmare
    • Snow Bros. Jr.
    • Space Invaders
    • Super Mario Bros. Deluxe
    • Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins
    • Tarzan
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan
    • Terminator 2: Judgement Day
    • Tetris
    • Tetris Blast
    • Tiny Toon Adventures
    • Turok 2: Seed of Evil
    • V-Rally Edition 99
    • Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
    • World Heroes 2 Jet
    • Yoshi's Cookie
    • Zelda: Link's Awakening DX

Ads (in order of appearance):

  • 4 Wheel Thunder (DC)
  • Fred Durst for Marc Ecko
  • Space Channel 5 (DC)
  • MadCatz brand Dreamcast controllers
  • Vagrant Story (PS1)
  • MediEvil II (PS1)
  • ScreenBeat brand Sound Station speakers
  • Daily Dose of Truth anti-smoking campaign ad
  • Excitebike 64 (N64)
  • Speed Punks (PS1)
  • Koudelka (PS1)
  • Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (PS1/DC/GBC)
  • GameSpy Arcade
  • Tech Romancer (DC)
  • EBWorld.com website
  • Hogs of War (PS1)
  • GameDealer.com website
  • Hudson Games: Bomberman 64: The Second Attack (N64) / Bomberman Max Blue Champion (GBC) / Bomberman Max Red Challenger (GBC)
  • N.Gen Racing (PS1)
  • ZDNet website
  • Sword of the Berserker: Guts Rage (DC)
  • Expert Gamer back issue order form
  • Expert Gamer subscription card
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly magazine ad
  • Elation puzzle prize contest
  • FuncoLand Superstore ad
  • Chips & Bits Inc. mail order ad
  • GameShark.com website
  • Street Fighter EX2 Plus (PS1)

Coming Soon (previews of upcoming software):

  • Tekken Tag Tournament (PS2)
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (DC)
  • Space Channel 5 (DC)
  • Grand Theft Auto 2 (DC)
  • Legend of Mana (PS1)
  • Legend of Dragoon (PS1)
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (PS1)
  • Threads of Fate (PS1)
  • Metal Gear Solid (GBC)

Notable Stuff:

  • Most of the Gamer Forum column is readers writing in and begging for help with specific games.
  • Mandy Shafer of Nashville, TN won this month's prize for her letter art depicting Chun Li from the Street Fighter franchise.
  • More people at the XG office are playing All Star Baseball '99 on the N64 than anything else. That includes such games as Resident Evil Code: Veronica for the Dreamcast and Vagrant Story on the PS1.
  • Yes, there are two separate departments called 'Coming Soon'. One's an actual section for software previews, the other is a sidebar on page 16 for release dates.
  • The answer to the "Game Over" contest for this issue is Actraiser (SNES).
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    Title: Expert Gamer Issue 72
    Month: June
    Year: 2000
    Publisher: Ziff Davis Media
    Editor: Dan Leahy
    Pages: 122
    Price: $4.99/$6.50 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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