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Game Informer Issue 172

ISSUE: 172Content


  • Letter From the Editor: Video Games Have to Grow Up (Andy McNamara discusses how, as the gaming industry continues to evolve, it should become more involved in promoting the positives of gaming)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • The Return of Marathon (Bungie's classic Mac shooter Marathon to get port on XBLA, includes short interview with project lead and producer Bruce Morrison)
  • Brash Moves on Movies (New publisher Brash Entertainment to focus on movie-based games, includes interview with president and COO Nicholas Longano)
  • The Ties That Divide (Article that looks at the relationship between developers, publishers and how it affects game development)
  • Gamers (Spotlight on David Briers, who held the number 1 total career score in Guitar Hero II for XBOX 360)
  • Greetings From Korea (Article that looks at the gamer culture in South Korea)
  • Changing the Game (A look at the aftermath of Manhunt 2's AO rating)
  • Interview: Michel Guillemot (Interview with the founder and CEO of Gameloft)
  • Classic GI (The History of Bungie's Marathon)

Cover Story: Prototype (PS3, 360)(Extensive look at the next-gen open-world game from Radical Entertainment which hopes to give players an entirely new take on the open-world format with new flexibility in movement and combat)

Darksiders (PS3, 360)(A look at the new action games from Vigil Games which looks to give players control of one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse all based around the artwork of comic artist Joe Madureira)


  • Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)
  • Heavenly Sword (PS3)
  • Beowulf (PS3, 360)
  • Destroy All Humans: Path of the Furon (PS3, 360)
  • Condemned 2: Bloodshot (PS3, 360)
  • World in Conflict (360, PC)
  • Need For Speed ProStreet (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, PC)
  • Medal of Honor: Airborne (PS3, 360, PC)
  • The Agency (PS3, PC)
  • Insecticide (DS, PC)
  • BioShock (360, PC)
  • Blue Dragon (360)
  • Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Wii, DS)
  • Guitar Hero III (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2)
  • Conan (PS3, 360)
  • Haze (PS3)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • The Darkness (PS3, 360)
  • All-Pro Football 2K8 (PS3, 360)
  • Fantastic Four: Rise of the silver Surfer (PS3, 360)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (PS3, 360, Wii)
  • NCAA Football 08 (PS3, 360)
  • Shadowrun (360, PC)

PlayStation 3 Review:

  • Rainbow Six Vegas

PlayStation 2 Reviews:

  • GrimGrimoire
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3
  • Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the '80s

Nintendo Wii Review:

  • Big Brain Academy

XBOX 360 Reviews:

  • Dirt
  • Tenchu Z
  • Overlord

PC Review:

  • Halo 2

Nintendo DS Reviews:

  • SimCity DS
  • Cookie & Cream

PSP Review:

  • Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground

Quickie Reviews (Small, one-paragraph reviews):

  • Surf's Up (PS3, 360, Wii, PC)
  • Shrek the Third (360, Wii, PS2)
  • Planet Puzzle League (DS)
  • The New York Times Crosswords (DS)
  • Dungeon & Dragons: Tactics (PSP)
  • Final Fantasy II Anniversary Edition (PSP)
  • Tales of the World (PSP)

Secret Access (Cheat Codes and Strategies):

  • The Darkness (360, PS3)
  • Shrek the Third (360)
  • Guitar Hero II (360)
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (PS3)
  • Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (Wii)

Retro Reviews:

  • Crazy Taxi 2 (DC)
  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (PC)
  • Space Harrier II (Genesis)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 172
    Month: August
    Year: 2007
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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