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GameFan Issue 88

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Sega Dreamcast

Sega Saturn

Sony Playstation

Sony Playstation2

Nintendo 64

Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Final Fantasy nostalgia coverage)

Color Wonderswan (never released)



(The following is loosely based on this issue's table of contents. (Notes) and bullet lists are added for clarity.)

Ed Zone (editorial; by Eric Mylonas)

Top Ten Most Wanted (one page; top lists)

Editor Round-Up (two pages; staff bios and the following 1/4th page sections:)

  • Productivity Killer of the Month
  • GameFan's Box-O-Fun
  • Chicken of the Month
  • Sausage of the Month

Viewpoint (game reviews; three member panel, each with capsule summary and percentage rating; titles listed may be working titles and/or abbreviated; most games reviewed here also include feature reviews elsewhere in the issue)

  • Buzz Lightyear (DC)
  • Jet Grind Window (DC)
  • Looney Tunes Space Race (DC)
  • RC De Go (PS)
  • Samba De Amigo (DC)
  • Shenmue (DC)
  • Spawn (DC)
  • Street Fighter 3rd Strike (DC)
  • Tony Hawk 2 (DC)
  • DOA2: Hardcore (PS2)
  • Midnight Club (PS2)
  • Orphen (PS2)
  • Silent Scope (PS2)
  • Smuggler's Run (PS2)
  • Street Fighter EX3 (PS2)
  • Super Puzzle Bobble (PS2)
  • Tekken Tag Tournament (PS2)
  • Wild Wild Racing (PS2)
  • Army Men Air Attack 2 (PS)
  • Breath of Fire IV (PS)
  • Crash Bash (PS)
  • Final Fantasy IX (PS)
  • Looney Tunes Racing (PS)
  • Rollcage Stage II (PS)
  • Batman Beyond (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Donald Duck (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • MegaMan 64 (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Ms. Pac-Man (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Zelda: Majora's Mask (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • G-Saviour (PS2)
  • Silpheed (PS2)

Final Fantasy IX (PS; two page review)

Final Fantasy Lore (two pages; recurring characters/themes; sections:)

  • Blue Mage
  • Dragoon
  • Cactrot
  • Odin
  • Ogopogo!

Greatest Moment Of Final Fantasy (one page; sections:)

  • Final Fantasy II (SNES)
  • Final Fantasy III (SNES)
  • Final Fantasy VII (PS)

The Music Of Final Fantasy: Nobuo Uematsu (one page; interview)

Soldier Of Fortune (three pages, including 'Fortune Telling: GameFan interviews David Elmekies, Directory of Game Development, Pipedream')

Freefall (Nuon; one page; game review)

GF Holiday Wish List (staff commentary; sections:)

  • ECM
  • Eggo
  • The Judge
  • Fury
  • Kodomo

Dreamcast (Sega Dreamcast related game reviews and previews; one page each unless noted)

  • Reviews:
    • Shenmue (four pages)
    • Red Dog (three pages, including one page '11th Hour Interview With Argonaut's Jez San')
    • Looney Tunes Space Race
    • Jet Grind Radio
    • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2


    • Stunt GamePro">GP
    • Skies of Arcadia
    • Xtreme Sports
    • Prince of Persia 3D (1/2 page)
    • Max Steel (1/2 page)
    • Dinosaur (1/2 page)
    • Tom Clancy's Rainbox Six: Rogue Spear (1/2 page)

    [*]Coming Soon (1/4th page each:)

    • Dave Mirra
    • Chicken Run
    • Sonic 2
    • Donald Duck

Playstation (Playstation (PS and PS2) related game reviews and previews; one page each unless noted)

  • Reviews:
    • Orphen (PS2; two pages)
    • Silent Scope (PS2)
    • Wild Wild Racing (PS2)
    • Breath of Fire IV (PS; two pages)
    • Rollcage Stage II (PS)


    • Warriors of Might & Magic (PS2)
    • Unreal Tournament (PS2)
    • Rayman 2: Revolution (PS2)
    • Star Wars: Starfighter (PS2)
    • Army Men: Sarge's Heroes (PS2; 1/2 page)
    • WDI: Thunder Tanks (PS2; 1/2 page)
    • UFC (PS; 1/2 page)
    • Chicken Run (PS; 1/2 page)
    • Hybrid Extreme Racing (PS; 1/2 page)
    • Torneko: The Last Hope (PS; 1/2 page)
    • Driver 2 (PS)
    • Disney's The Emperor's New Groove (PS)
    • WWF Smackdown! 2 (PS)
    • 007 Racing (PS)

    [*]Coming Soon (1/4th page each:)

    • GT3 (PS2) (Gran Turismo 3)
    • Sky Odyssey (PS2)
    • Twisted Metal Blade (PS2)

Nintendo 64 (Nintendo 64 related game reviews and previews; one page each unless noted, review unless noted)

  • Reviews:
    • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (four pages)
    • Ms. Pac-Man (1/2 page; preview)
    • Batman Beyond (1/2 page)

    [*]Coming Soon (1/3rd page each:)

    • Eternal Darkness (never released)
    • Aidyn Chronicles
    • WCW Backstage Assault

GameFan Sports (game reviews; two member panel, each with capsule summary and percentage rating; titles listed may be working titles and/or abbreviated; some games include expanded feature review (noted))

  • Sega Marine Fishing (DC; includes 1/2 page expanded review)
  • NHL 2001 (PS)
  • NBA Live 2001 (PS)
  • NHL 2001 (PS2; includes one page expanded review)

Europa - European Consumer Trade Show (three pages; show coverage; capsule commentary)

Japan Now! (three pages; import coverage and commentary; sections:)

  • The Bouncer
  • Klonoa 2
  • Illbleed
  • 18 Wheeler American Pro Trucker
  • Desperia
  • Color Wonderswan, Final Fantasy (WS)
  • Gran Turismo 3: A Spec

Imports (import game reviews; one page each unless noted)

  • Slipheed: The Lost Planet (PS2; two pages)
  • G-Saviour (PS2)

Graveyard (retro games coverage; two pages each)

  • Prikura Daisakusen (Sat)
  • Tobal 2 (PS)

AnimeFan (six pages; anime and manga coverage; reviews (with grade scale score) are typically 1/3rd - 1/2 page in length)

  • Anime on the Internet - Websites You Need to Visit
  • Nadesico - Book 1 (manga review)
  • Minna no Mail - Your Letters to AnimeFan (letters column)
  • Shidoshi's Fun Corner #4 (Q&A trivia)
  • Brain Powered Volume 4 (VHS anime review)
  • Black Heaven: Rock Bottom (VHS anime review)
  • Virgin Fleet (VHS anime review)
  • Urusei Yatsura DVD Collection 1 (anime review)
  • Lost Universe Volume 2 (DVD anime review)
  • Sword for Truth (DVD anime review)
  • News - Otaku (one page)

Hocus Pocus: Codes, Hints & Strategies (3.5 pages; Tony Hawk 2 codes)

OS: Other Stuff (news and speculation; two pages, including one page of Front Mission 3 toys coverage)

FanFan (two pages; fandom coverage)

  • Tales of the Hardcore (1/2 page)
  • Fan Site of the Month (1/4th page)
  • CosPlay Corner (1/4th page)
  • Drawn Out (one page; reader artwork)

Postmeister (reader mail; two pages)

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    Title: GameFan Issue 88
    Month: December
    Year: 2000
    Publisher: Shinno Media
    Editor: Eric Mylonas
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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