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Game Informer Issue 160

ISSUE: 160Content

Features:

  • Letter From the Editor: My Moment in the Fourth Dimension (Andy McNamara discusses his experiences with the Nintendo and Sony’s motion controls)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • Inside Industry Minds (GI polls developers on their feelings on the next-gen consoles)
  • EA’s New Mythic Age (EA buys developer Mythic Entertainment)
  • The Ratings Game (Article on the ESRB and the recent controversy initially stemming from Grand Theft Auto’s ‘Hot Coffee’ scandal, includes interview with Patricia Vance, president of the ESRB)
  • The Evolution of A Face (Interview with Casey Hudson, project director on Mass Effect, on how a character goes from concept sketches to an in-game NPC)
  • Immersion Jumps Into Next Gen (Immersion announces new advancement in its rumble technology)
  • Top Ten: Design Trends
  • And the Winner Is… Wii! (Results of Game Critics’ ‘Best of E3 2006’ awards)
  • Ditching Dailies, Bypassing the Establishment, and Telling Your Story (Article that looks at the history of machinima, movies created using a real-time, 3D environment)
  • Debate: Are Licensed Games Good For the Industry? (Debate between Jeremy Zoss and Adam Biessener)
  • Interview: Jason Hall (Interview with the senior vice president of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • Classic GI (History of Kid Icarus)

Cover Story: Kane & Lynch (360, PC)(In-depth look at the new co-op action game from Io Interactive that looks to pair up two criminals in a fragile alliance between a psychopath and a killer)

Turok (PS3, 360)(Having gone dormant since Turok: Evolution, Propaganda Games aims to wipe the slate clean and bring the Turok franchise back into the limelight)

Previews:

  • The Darkness (360, PS3)
  • NHL 07 (360)
  • Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (PS2)
  • Battlefield 2142 (PC)
  • MotorStorm (PS3)
  • Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom (PS3)
  • Ninety-Nine Nights (360)
  • Shadowrun (360, PC)
  • Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra (PS2)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS)
  • Elebits (Wii)
  • Madden NFL 07 (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, XBOX, GC, PC)
  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (PC)
  • CivCity: Rome (PC)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Prey (360, PC)
  • NCAA Football 07 (PS2, XBOX)
  • Jaws Unleashed (PS2, XBOX)
  • NFL head Coach (PS2, XBOX, PC)

PlayStation 2 Review:

  • Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

XBOX 360 Reviews:

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II
  • Chromehounds
  • NCAA Football 07

PC Reviews:

  • Rise & Fall: Civilizations At War
  • Half-Life 2: Episode One
  • Titan Quest

Nintendo DS Review:

  • Big Brain Academy

PSP Reviews:

  • Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth
  • Astonishia Story
  • Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover

Game Boy Advance Review:

  • Summon Night: Swordcraft Story

Quickie Reviews (Short, one paragraph reviews):

  • MLB SlugFest 2006 (PS2, XBOX)
  • Cars (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow (PS2)
  • Micro Machines V4 (PS2)
  • Point Blank DS (DS)
  • Magnetica (DS)
  • Blade Dancer (PSP)
  • Race Driver 2006 (PSP)
  • Juiced Eliminator (PSP)
  • Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar/Cybeast Falzar (GBA)
  • Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation (GBA)

Secret Access (Cheat codes and strategy guides):

  • Titan Quest (PC)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (PS2)
  • Cars (PS2, XBOX, GC)
  • Urban Chaos: Riot Response (PS2, XBOX)

Retro Reviews:

  • Blackthorne (SNES)
  • Majesty (PC)
  • SimAnt (SNES)



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    Title: Game Informer Issue 160
    Month: August
    Year: 2006
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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