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Game Informer Issue 178

ISSUE: 178Content


  • Letter From the Editor: Previously On... (Andy McNamara discusses why he wants games to include a television-like recap for sequel to get players up to speed on the story)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • Connect (Breaking News From the Game Industry):
    • Mega Merger (Activision and Vivendi merge into Activision Blizzard)
    • 5 Days of Wii Fit (Gi tests out the Japanese version of Wii Fit over the course of five days)
    • The Art of FPS Multiplayer Design: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (A look behind the scenes on the creation of the multiplayer for CoD 4)
    • Environmental Destruction (A look at how a number of video game and tech companies were rated by the Greener Electronics Guide, produced by Greenpeace)
    • Top Ten: Sequels in Demand
    • Afterwords (Alan Flores, lead designer at Neversoft, is asked questions about Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock)
    • Your Favorite Band Sucks! (Issues plague the release of both Guitar Hero 3 and it's new rival, Rock band)
    • NPD Sales Out of This... Galaxy (GI lists the NPD sales figures for the year 2007)

    [*]Wii in 2008 (GI looks at the roster of games coming to the Wii in the upcoming year)

    [*]Interview: Harold Ryan (Interview with the president of Bungie)

    [*]Classic GI (A look at the games that ruled each generation)

Cover Story: Resistance 2 (PS3)(An extensive look at Insomniac's sequel to it's critically-acclaimed first-person shooter launch title Resistance: Fall of Man)

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Video Game (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, PSP, DS, PC)(A look at the next game in the LEGO series, which will now tackle the artifact-seeking adventures of Indiana Jones)


  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3, 360)
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Civilization: Revolution (PS3, 360, DS)
  • Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (PS3, 360, PC)
  • LEGO Batman (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, PSP, DS, PC)
  • Fracture (PS3, 360)
  • Hot Shots Golf 5 (PS3)
  • Assassin's Creed (DS)
  • Sega Superstars Tennis (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2)
  • Viking: Battle for Asgard (PS3, 360)
  • Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
  • Dark Messiah of Might & Magic: Elements (360)
  • Mafia II (Next-Gen Consoles, PC)
  • Sins of a Solar Empire (PC)
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky (PC)
  • Command & Conquer: Kane's Wrath (360, PC)
  • Patapon (PSP)
  • Highlander (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Street Fighter IV (TBA)
  • Race Driver: Grid (PS3, 360, PC)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Burnout Paradise (PS3, 360)
  • College Hoops 2K8 (PS3, 360)
  • NCAA March Madness 08 (PS3, 360)
  • The Golden Compass (PS3, 360, Wii)
  • NFL Tour (PS3, 360)

PlayStation 3 Reviews:

  • The Orange Box
  • Unreal Tournament 3

Wii Reviews:

  • Nights: Journey of Dreams
  • Harvey Birdman: Attorney At Law
  • Link's Crossbow Training

XBOX 360 Reviews:

  • Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom
  • Soldier of Fortune: Payback
  • Culdcept Saga

PSP Review:

  • Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice

Nintendo DS Review:

  • Mario Party DS

Quickie Reviews (Small, one-paragraph reviews):

  • My Word Coach (DS)
  • Star Trek Conquest (Wii, PS2)
  • Cranium Kabookii (Wii)
  • Super Swing Golf Season 2 (Wii)
  • Draglade (DS)
  • Left Brain, Right Brain (DS)

Secret Access (Cheat Codes and Strategies):

  • Rock Band (PS3, 360, PS2)
  • The Orange Box (360, PS3)
  • Need for Speed ProStreet (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2)
  • Uncharted:Drake's Fortune (PS3)
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (PS3, 360, Wii)

Retro Reviews:

  • Friday the 13th (NES)
  • Samba De Amigo (DC)
  • Resident Evil Gaiden (GBC)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 178
    Month: February
    Year: 2008
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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