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Game Informer Issue 201

ISSUE: 201Content

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  • Letter From the Editor: The New Year (Andy McNamara talks about the potential of 2010 to be one of the best years in gaming)
  • Feedback (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • Action Hero (Interview with Hideki Kamiya, responsible for Resident Evil, Viewtiful Joe, Okami and Devil May Cry)
  • The Evolution of Warcraft (Overview on the changes that have been made to WoW)
  • Top Ten: Hoth Battles
  • EA Descends Into Development Hell (EA announces a slew of game cancellations and layoffs)
  • Impulse (A look at downloadable titles PixelJunk Shooter, Gyromancer and 0 Day Attack on Earth)
  • Tomorrow Comes Too Soon? (An overview on the download-only handheld the Sony PSP Go)
  • Oceans Apart (A look at the differences in box art between North America and other countries around the world)
  • Afterwords: Borderlands (Questions answered by Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford)
  • Gamer (Spotlight on Fred Howell, who got a job working on the Forza series because of his skills in designing car graphics in-game)
  • The Co-op Condition (Results of a reader survey on co-op gameplay)
  • Interview: Marc Whitten (Interview with the general manager of XBOX Live)
  • Classic GI (History of Ms. Pac-Man)

Cover Story: Dead Space 2 (PS3, 360)(With the original, EA succeeded in crafting a survival horror game that can stand up in the modern era while still delivering genuine skills. Now, Visceral Games will move players from the empty, derelict ship from the original and place them in the crowded corridors of the space station, where the terror of the Necromorphs have most recently emerged)

Mass Effect 2 (PS3, 360, PC)(As BioWare games have been known for their variety on characters who join you on your overall quest, this article takes a look at some of the new faces who will be joining Commander Shepard in his continued quest to save the galaxy from the Reapers)

Transformers: War For Cybertron (PS3, 360, PC)(For years games had failed to live up to immense potential that the Transformers franchise gives, but now High Moon Studios, a studio with a small pedigree, now attempts to give fans the Transformers game they have always wanted)


  • Red Dead Redemption (PS3, 360)
  • God of War III (PS3)
  • Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days (PS3, 360)
  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (PS3, 360, Wii, PC)
  • 3D Dot Game Heroes (PS3)
  • Arc Rise Fantasia (Wii)
  • Sin and Punishment 2 (Wii)
  • Avatar (PS3, 360)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC)
  • Dark Void (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Naughty Bear (PS3, 360)
  • Inversion (PS3, 360)
  • Pokemon HeartGold (DS)
  • Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (DS)
  • Dementium II (DS)
  • EA Sports MMA (PS3, 360)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Assassin’s Creed II (PS3, 360)
  • The Saboteur (PS3, 360)
  • Band Hero (PS3, 360)
  • Guitar Hero: Van Halen (PS3, 360)
  • Tony Hawk: Ride (PS3, 360, Wii)

PlayStation 3 Review:

  • God of War Collection

Wii Reviews:

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Reflex Edition
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
  • Need for Speed: Nitro
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers
  • Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
  • Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage
  • Your Shape Featuring Jenny McCarthy

PC Reviews:

  • King’s Bounty: Armored Princess
  • League of Legends

Nintendo DS Reviews:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
  • Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island

PSP Reviews:

  • Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines
  • Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier
  • LittleBigPlanet PSP

The Score (Short, one paragraph reviews):

  • Torchlight (PC)
  • NCAA Basketball 10 (PS3, 360)
  • C.O.P.: The Recruit (DS)
  • MX vs. ATV Reflex (PS3, 360)
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (Wii)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 (PS3, 360)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 201
    Month: January
    Year: 2010
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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