Sign in to follow this  

Game Informer Issue 140

ISSUE: 140Content


  • Letter From the Editor: Welcome to The Real (Andy McNamara discusses in-game advertising)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • The Power of the PSP (Article that investigates the battery life of the PSP)
  • Acclaim Back on Its Feet? (Former Acclaim CEO attempts to buy Acclaim studios)
  • Homebrew Gaming Under Fire? (Atari cracks down on homebrew developers who sell hacked cartridges)
  • Interview: Peter Molyneux (Interview with the director of Lionhead Studios)
  • Tokyo, Japan (Overview on some of the gaming sights in Tokyo)
  • Classic GI (Interview with Tecmo’s Tomonobu Itagaki)

Holiday Buying Guide (GI’s picks for the best games, movies, toys and other gaming and tech gifts for the holiday gift giving season)

Cover Story: Batman Begins (PS2, XBOX, GC)(In anticipation of the new Christopher Nolan-directed Batman film, EA plans to release a tie-in game)

Forza Motorsport (XBOX)(In order to boost its slagging first-party line-up, Microsoft aims to take on a second racing title to complement its Project Gotham Racing series)

That Extra Touch (Article that gives an overview on the numerous games poised to be released on Nintendo’s next handheld system, the DS)

Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut un Bose (PS2)(Having found success with the first Xenosaga game, Namco and Monolith Soft now push forward with a sequel)


  • Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (PS2, XBOX, GC, PC)
  • Tenchu: Fatal Shadows (PS2)
  • Haunting Ground (PS2)
  • Resident Evil 4 (GC)
  • Project: Snowblind (PS2, XBOX, PC)
  • Advent Shadow (PSP)
  • Shining Tears (PS2)
  • Oddworld: Stranger (XBOX)
  • Outlaw Tennis (PS2, XBOX)
  • Rise of the Kasai (PS2)
  • Destroy All Humans! (PS2, XBOX)
  • Empire Earth II (PC)
  • Painkiller: Battle Out of Hell (PC)
  • Stronghold 2 (PC)
  • Area 51 (PS2, XBOX)
  • World of Warcraft (PC)
  • Virtua Quest (PS2, GC)
  • Sid Meier’s Pirates! (XBOX, PC)
  • Psychonauts (PS2, XBOX, PC)
  • Ghost Recon 2 (PS2, XBOX, GC, PC)
  • Starfox (GC)
  • Outlaw Volleyball Remixed (PS2)
  • Close Combat: First to Fight (XBOX, PC)
  • The Movies (PS2, XBOX, GC, PC)
  • Code: Kagero (PS2)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Viewtiful Joe 2 (PS2, GC)
  • Need For Speed: Underground 2 (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • The Urbz: Sims in the City (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Godzilla: Save the Earth (PS2, XBOX)
  • Rocky: Legends (PS2, XBOX)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (PS2, GC)
  • The Bard’s Tale (PS2, XBOX)
  • Crash ‘n’ Burn (PS2, XBOX)

PlayStation 2 Reviews:

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War
  • WWE Smackdown! Vs. RAW
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  • Capcom Fighting Evolution
  • Killzone
  • Sega Superstars

Gamecube Review:

  • Baten Kaitos: Wings of Eternity and the Lost Ocean

XBOX Reviews:

  • Halo 2
  • Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly Director’s Cut
  • Dead or Alive Ultimate
  • OutRun 2

PC Reviews:

  • Half-Life 2
  • Tribes: Vengeance
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 3

Game Boy Advance Reviews:

  • Metal Slug Advance
  • Advance Guardian Heroes

Quickie Reviews (Short, one paragraph reviews):

  • SpongeBob Squarepants: The Movie (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • ESPN College Hoops 2K5 (PS2, XBOX)
  • Power Rangers: Dino Thunder (PS2, GC)
  • NCAA March Madness 2005 (PS2, XBOX)
  • Bad Boys: Miami Takedown (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Sonic Mega Collection Plus (PS2, XBOX)
  • Alien Hominid (PS2, GC)
  • Shark Tale (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Vietcong: Purple Haze (PS2, XBOX)
  • Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia (PS2)
  • EyeToy: AntiGrav (PS2)
  • Guilty Gear Isuka (PS2)
  • Yu Yu Hakusho: Dark Tournament (PS2)
  • Get On Da Mic (PS2)
  • Taiko Drum Master (PS2)
  • Karaoke Revolution (XBOX)
  • Ultra Bust-A-Move (XBOX)
  • Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2 (XBOX)
  • Scrapland (PC)
  • Codename: Panzers (PC)
  • Armies of Exigo (PC)
  • Power Rangers: Dino Thunder (GBA)
  • Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue (GBA)
  • Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django (GBA)

Secret Access (Cheat codes and strategy guides):

  • Spy Fiction (PS2)
  • Def Jam: Fight for NY (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • ESPN NFL Football 2K5 (PS2, XBOX)
  • NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Madden 2005 (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • X-Men Legends (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Sly 2: Band of Thieves (PS2)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront (PS2, XBOX)
  • Rome: Total War (PC)
  • Jak 3 (PS2)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (PS2)

Retro Reviews:

  • Panzer Dragoon Saga (Saturn)
  • The Tick (SNES)
  • Altered Beast (Genesis)

  Report Issue



    Title: Game Informer Issue 140
    Month: December
    Year: 2004
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

Buy From

Thanks To

Sign in to follow this