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Game Informer Issue 136

ISSUE: 136Content


  • Letter From the Editor: The Wait (Andy McNamara discusses the unbearable wait for the holiday season, when most companies release their big-name titles)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • What Does The Future Hold? (Article that discusses rumors and speculation on the Next Generation of consoles)
  • EA Meets Oddworld’s Stranger (EA announced as publisher for next Oddworld game)
  • True Fantasy No Longer Alive (Microsoft announces cancellation of MMO from Level 5)
  • Blinx Gets Second Life (Microsoft announces sequel with local multiplayer)
  • Ninja Gaiden Revisited (Tecmo releases free DLC via XBOX Live)
  • Interview: David Zucker (Interview with the president and CEO of Midway)
  • Places: Sony Santa Monica Studios (Spotlight on the studio responsible for the God of War series)
  • Classic GI (Explanation of the Final Fantasy Chronology)

Cover Story: Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (XBOX, PC)(For the third outing for American spy Sam Fisher, development duties return to Ubisoft Montreal, the team responsible for the original ground-breaking game, who have spent the years since slowly working on a true follow-up independent of Pandora Tomorrow)

God of War (PS2)(A look at the new game from Sony’s Santa Monica Studio, which gives players the opportunity to hack their way through Greek mythology as you seek vengeance upon the gods that have wronged you)

Clash of The Primetime Titans (Overview on the two football titles, Madden and ESPN, set to release this year and predictions on which title will rule the sales charts)


  • Paper Mario 2 (GC)
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PS2)
  • orgotten Realms: Demon Stone (PS2, XBOX)
  • Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal (PS2)
  • Jak 3 (PS2)
  • Brothers in Arms (PS2, XBOX, PC)
  • Viewtiful Joe 2 (PS2, GC)
  • Suikoden IV (PS2)
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga (PS2)
  • Close Combat: First to Fight (XBOX, PC)
  • F.E.A.R. (PC)
  • Shadow of Rome (PS2)
  • Conker: Live and Reloaded (XBOX)
  • Dungeon Lords (PC)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow (PS2, GC)
  • Driv3r (PS2, XBOX)
  • Showdown: Legends of Wrestling (PS2, XBOX)
  • Spider-Man 2 (PS2, XBOX, GC)

PlayStation 2 Reviews:

  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time
  • Echo Night: Beyond
  • Crimson Tears
  • McFarlane’s Evil Prophecy
  • Athens 2004
  • Karaoke Revolution Volume 2

Gamecube Reviews:

XBOX Reviews:

  • Malice
  • IndyCar Series 2005
  • Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

PC Reviews:

  • Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising
  • Ground Control II: Operation Exodus
  • Singles: Flirt Up Your Life
  • Soldiers: Heroes of World War II
  • Besieger
  • Warlords Battlecry III

Game Boy Advance Review:

  • Astro Boy: Omega Factor

Quickie Reviews (Short, one paragraph reviews):

  • Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers (PS2, XBOX)
  • Trivial Pursuit Unhinged (PS2, XBOX)
  • MTV Music Generator 3: This is the Remix (PS2, XBOX)
  • Sabre Wulf (GBA)
  • Duel Masters: Sempai Legends (GBA)
  • Spider-Man 2 (GBA)

Secret Access (Cheat codes and strategy guides):

  • Red Dead Revolver (PS2, XBOX)
  • MTX Mototrax (PS2, XBOX)
  • Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (PS2)
  • Shrek 2 (PS2)
  • Samurai Warriors (PS2)
  • Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain (PS2)
  • SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (PS2)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PS2)
  • Van Helsing (PS2, XBOX)
  • Full Spectrum Warrior (XBOX)
  • Manhunt (XBOX)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword (PC)
  • Animal Crossing (GC)
  • Crash Purple: Ripto’s Rampage (GBA)
  • River City Ransom EX (GBA)
  • The Legend of Zelda (GBA)
  • Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy (GBA)
  • NBA Ballers (PS2, XBOX)
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (PS2)

Retro Reviews:

  • Separation Anxiety (SNES)
  • Back to the Future (NES)
  • Jet Force Gemini (Nintendo 64">N64)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 136
    Month: August
    Year: 2004
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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