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Game Informer Issue 188

ISSUE: 188Content


  • Letter From the Editor: A Plea For Local Music (Andy McNamara suggest that Rock Band and Guitar Hero spread out and include more local music)
  • Dear GI (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • BioWare Enters MMORPG Space (BioWare announces it's new, Star Wars-based MMO, The Old Republic)
  • Top Ten: Worst Character Names
  • The Long Winter of the PSP (Article on the struggles of the PSP and whether it can brave the storm)
  • Impulse (A look at downloadable titles Bejeweled Twist, Penny Arcade Adventures and World of Goo)
  • StarCraft II Splits (Blizzard announces StarCraft to be split into three games, one for each race)
  • Gamers (Spotlight on Eric Martinez, who held the number 1 sot on the All Clear leaderboard in both PS3 and 360 versions of Mega MAn 9)
  • Meet the Nintendo DSi (Nintendo unveils new DS model that includes two cameras)
  • Interview: Ted Price (Interview with the CEO of Insomniac Games)
  • Classic GI (The History of Thief)

GI's 2008 Holiday Buying Guide (An overview on some of the coolest products to buy as gifts for gamers, including games, movies, and toys)

Cover Story: Halo 3: Recon (360)(Extensive look at Bungie's new Halo title, which looks to change up the series by putting the player in the boots of a members of the ODST)


  • Resident Evil 5 (PS3, 360)
  • Muramasa: the Demon Blade (Wii)
  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope (360)
  • Punch-Out!! (Wii)
  • The Conduit (Wii)
  • Persona 4 (PS2)
  • Valkyrie Profile: The Accused One (DS)
  • Blue Dragon Plus (DS)
  • Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard (PS3, 360)
  • Heroes Over Europe (PS3, 360, PC)
  • SimAnimals (Wii, DS)
  • Cursed Mountain (Wii)
  • Sonic Unleashed (PS3, 360, Wii)
  • Suikoden: Tierkreis (DS)
  • White Knight Chronicles (PS3)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Fallout 3 (PS3, 360)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour (PS3, 360)
  • Saints Row 2 (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Far Cry 2 (PS3, 360)
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (PS3, 360)
  • WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2009 (PS3, 360, Wii, PS2)
  • Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (PS3, 360)
  • FIFA Soccer 09 (PS3, 360)
  • Baja: Edge of Control (PS3, 360)
  • Need for Speed: Undercover (PS3, 360)
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (360, PC)
  • Mirror's Edge (PS3, 360)

XBOX 360 Reviews:

  • EndWar
  • Gears of War 2
  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts
  • Fable II
  • The Last Remnant

PlayStation 3 Reviews:

  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Resistance 2
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • MotorStorm Pacific Rift
  • SOCOM: Confrontation

Nintendo Wii Reviews:

  • Wario Land: Shake It
  • Wii Music

PC Reviews:

  • Crysis Warhead
  • Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Nintendo DS Reviews:

  • Chrono Trigger
  • Kirby Super Star Ultra
  • Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff

Quickie Reviews (Small, one-paragraph reviews):

  • Armored Core: For Answer (PS3, 360)
  • Rock Revolution (PS3, 360)
  • Golden Axe: Beast Rider (PS3, 360)
  • Crash: Mind Over Mutant (360, Wii)
  • Brothers in Arms: Double Time (Wii)
  • Spray (Wii)
  • Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars (Wii)
  • Ultimate Band (Wii)
  • Metal Slug 7 (DS)
  • Rubik's World (DS)
  • Ninjatown (DS)
  • Populous DS (DS)

Secret Access (Cheat Codes and Strategies):

  • Dead Space (PS3, 360)
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3, 360)
  • Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise (360)

Retro Reviews:

  • Taz-Mania (Genesis)
  • Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus (NES)
  • Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (Apple II, Commodore 64, PC, NES)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 188
    Month: December
    Year: 2008
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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