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Game Informer Issue 186

ISSUE: 186Content


  • Letter From the Editor: Nobody's Perfect (Andy McNamara discusses how Nintendo, despite creating some of the best software in gaming history, still has its faults that need to be acknowledged and improved upon)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • You No Good Dirty Cheater! (Article that looks at the problems of cheating in online games)
  • Collateral Damages (With the Activision-Vivendi merger, a number of games and studios are to be sold off)
  • Gamers (Spotlight on Knight Silvayne, who placed in the top spot of the Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Video Game Showdown)
  • Impulse (A look at downloadable titles Tetris Party, Shred Nebula and Flock
  • Sony's Bundles of Joy (Sony announces new PS3 bundles, including one with 160 GB of memory)
  • The Pitch (Ubisoft's Patrice Desilets outlines how he would make a Metal Gear Solid game)
  • Interview: Jim Lee (Interview with the executive creative director for DC Universe)
  • Classic GI (A look at some of the worst horror games ever)

Cover Story: Star Trek Online (PS, Unannounced Consoles)(Extensive look at Cryptic Sutios' new MMO set in the universe of Star Trek that will include the ability for players to create their own ship)

LittleBigPlanet (PS3)(A look at Sony's new platformer where gamers get to build the world around them, bringing a new level of creativity and user-generated content rarely seen on console games)


  • Dead Space (PS3, 360)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2)
  • Ghostbusters (PS3, 360)
  • Overlord II (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Skate 2 (PS3, 360)
  • Need For Speed Undercover (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, PC)
  • The Sims 3 (PC)
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria (PC)
  • Race Pro (360)
  • The Godfather II (PS3, 360, PC)
  • NBA 09: The Inside (PS3)
  • NBA 2K9 (PS3, 360)
  • Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop (Wii)
  • Mushroom Men: The Sore Wars (Wii)
  • Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (DS)
  • LEGO Batman (PS3, 360)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3, 360, Wii)
  • FaceBreaker (PS3, 360)
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (PS3, 360)
  • NHL 09 (PS3, 360)
  • NHL 2K9 (PS3, 360)
  • Pure (PS3, 360)
  • Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (PS3, 360)

Nintendo Wii Reviews:

  • De Blob
  • Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility
  • Mario Super Sluggers

XBOX 360 Reviews:

  • Rock Band 2
  • Infinite Undiscovery
  • Tales of Vesperia
  • Viva Pinata: Trouble in paradise
  • Zoids Assault

PC Reviews:

  • Space Siege
  • Civilization: Colonization

Nintendo DS Reviews:

  • N+
  • New International Track & Field

Quickie Reviews (Small, one-paragraph reviews):

  • Guilty Gear 2: Overture (360)
  • Battle Fantasia (360)
  • Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir (DS)
  • Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation (DS)
  • Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (DS)
  • Away: Shuffle Dungeon (DS)
  • From the Abyss (DS)
  • Disgaea DS (DS)
  • Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure (DS)
  • Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness (DS)

Secret Access (Cheat Codes and Strategies):

  • Civilization Revolution (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Wall-E (PS3, 360)
  • Sim City DS (DS)
  • Soulcalibur IV (PS3, 360)

Retro Reviews:

  • Dragon Force (Saturn)
  • Galaxian (Arcade)
  • Heroes of Might & Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia (PC)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 186
    Month: October
    Year: 2008
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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