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Game Informer Issue 222

ISSUE: 222Content

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  • Letter From the Editor: The Golden Cartridge Heard Around the World (Andy McNamara reminisces about the original Legend of Zelda)
  • Feedback (Reader Letters, Responses and Artwork)
  • Gamescom 2011 (GI’s report from the German gaming convention)
  • Co-Oped Up! (Overview on the best games for co-op)
  • Afterwords: Bastion (Questions answered by creative director Greg Kasavin)
  • Top Ten: One-Off Peripherals
  • Impulse (A look at downloadable titles Trials Evolution, Payday: The Heist, Sideway: New York, and Joe Danger: The Movie)
  • Gamer (Spotlight on Noah, 8-year-old gamer who reached the top 48 in the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament of the Evolution Championship Series)
  • Free To Play (Article on company Zynga and its effect on the industry)
  • Massive (A look at MMO The Secret World, which rejects the standard fantasy worlds for a modern day setting)
  • Interview: Selton Hill (Interview with game director and co-founder of Rocksteady)

Cover Story: The Legend of Zelda: 25 Years of Magic and Master Swords (In-depth retrospective on the entire Zelda series, ending with a preview on the next entry in the series: Skyward Sword)

Quantum Conundrum (PS3, 360, PC)(A look at the new first-person puzzle game from the small, little-known developer Airtight Games)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3, 360, PC)(A look at the multiplayer mode for the next Call of Duty, being worked on by Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games and Beachhead Studios)


  • Syndicate (PS3, 360, PC)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3, 360)
  • Battlefield 3 (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Devil May Cry (PS3, 360)
  • Lollipop Chainsaw (PS3, 360)
  • Ratcher & Clank: All 4 One (PS3)
  • Stronghold 3 (PC)
  • Diablo III (PC)
  • NBA 2K12 (PS3, 360)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PS3, 360)
  • FIFA 12 (PS3, 360)
  • Resistance: Burning Skies (Vita)
  • Escape Plan (Vita)
  • Saints Row: The Third (PS3, 360, PC)

Multiplatform Reviews:

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (PS3, 360, PC)
  • Madden NFL 12 (PS3, 360)
  • NHL 12 (PS3, 360)

PlayStation 3 Reviews:

  • Resistance 3
  • The Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection
  • God of War: Origins Collection

XBOX 360 Reviews:

  • Dead Island*
  • Crimson Alliance

Nintendo DS Review:

  • Kirby Mass Attack

The Score (Short, one paragraph reviews):

  • Bit. Trip Complete (Wii)
  • Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten (PS3)
  • The Gunstringer (360)
  • Bodycount (PS3, 360)
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect (360)
  • Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (DS)
  • Star Fox 64 3D (3DS)

*Due to extraneous circumstances, only the 360 version was reviewed, but it is also available on PS3, and PC.

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    Title: Game Informer Issue 222
    Month: October
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: Sunrise Publications
    Editor: Andy McNamara
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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