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Game Informer Issue 204

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  • Letter From the Editor: The Industry Is At A Crossroads (Andy McNamara discusses the changes in the gaming industry with the rise of mobile and indy titles)
  • Feedback (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • Platinum Game Announces Vanquish (New third-person shooter to be published by Sega)
  • The Making of Final Fantasy XIII (Interview with producer Yoshinori Kitase and director Motomu Tonyama)
  • Is Rock & Roll Dead? (Survey results about the state of music games)
  • The Gender Gap (A look at the causes of the lack of female protagonists in games)
  • Afterwords: Mass Effect 2 (Questions answered by director Casey Hudson)
  • 10 Years of Sims (A look at the decade-long life of EA’s popular Sims)
  • Impulse (A look at downloadable titles BattleBlock Theater, Perfect Dark and Blaster Master Overdrive)
  • Gamer (Spotlight on Stephen Acey who acquired every achievement in Final Fantasy XI and DaVaughn Potts who achieved the Ultimate Battler achievement in Star Ocean: The Last Hope)
  • Raiding the Vaults (Interview with the co-founder of Good Old Games, Marcin Iwinski)
  • Massive (Afterthoughts on WoW’s recent expansion, Rise of the Lich King)
  • Top Ten: Evil Corporations
  • Game Infacer (GI’s annual parody feature with fake news and reviews)
  • Interview: Jason Kapalka (Interview with the co-founder of PopCap)
  • Classic GI (A look at the first arcade games available in Microsoft’s Game Room)

Cover Story: Portal 2 (Having started out as a project from college students, the original Portal became a massive hit once Valve stepped in and put it in the Orange Box. Now Valve looks to expand on the mechanics and story of the original so Portal can stand alone as a full-price retail game)


  • Fable III (360)
  • Alan Wake (360)
  • Red Dead Redemption (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (PS3, 360, Wii)
  • Lost Planet 2 (PS3, 360)
  • Blur (PS3, 360)
  • Pokemon SoulSilver (DS)
  • 3D Dot Game Heroes (PS3)
  • Medal of Honor (PS3, 360)
  • Dead Rising 2 (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Alpha Protocol (PS3, 360)
  • NBA Jam (Wii)
  • Monster Hunter Tri (Wii)
  • WarioWare D.I.Y. (DS)
  • Skate 3 (PS3, 360)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (PS3, 360)
  • Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing (PS3, 360)
  • Major League Baseball 2K10 (PS3, 360)
  • Just Cause 2 (PS3, 360, PC)
  • The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom (360, PC)

PlayStation 3 Reviews:

  • MAG
  • God of War III
  • MLB 10: The Show

Wii Reviews:

  • Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll
  • Endless Ocean 2: Blue World
  • Calling

PC Reviews:

  • Napoleon: Total War
  • Supreme Commander 2
  • Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening

The Score (Short, one paragraph reviews):

  • Risen (360)
  • Metal Slug XX (PSP)
  • Mega Man 10 (PS3, 360, Wii)
  • Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment (PS3, 360)
  • Last Rebellion (PS3)
  • Rooms: The Main Building (Wii, DS)

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 204
    Month: April
    Year: 2010
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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