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Hardcore Gamer Issue 11

ISSUE: 11Content


  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Nintendo Gamecube
  • Sony Playstation 2
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Sony PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • PC
  • mobile
  • Nintendo Entertainment System - Famicom (online history)
  • Intellvision (online history)
  • Atari VCS - 2600 (online history)


(The following is loosely based on this issue's table of contents, with any select article excerpts in quotes. (Notes) and bullet lists added for clarity.)

Biographical Data (staff bios)

News (one page; news section; headlines:)

  • Rare Brings Pinatas To Life (Viva Pinata)
  • PS3 To Debut This November
  • Sony PSP Delivers A Handful (price drop, new accessories, OS updates)
  • Sony Rumblings (rumble technology lawsuit)
  • Rockstar Gets Bullied (Bully game blocked in Florida)
  • Video Gmaes Go on North American Concert (Video Games Live)

Previews (one page each unless noted)

  • Monster Hunter Freedom (PSP)
  • Pac-Man World Rally (PSP,GC,XB,PS2)
  • Dirge of Cerberus (PS2)
  • Prey (XB,PC)
  • Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (PC)
  • Rush For Berlin (PC)
  • Armored Core: Last Raven (PS2)
  • Hitman: Blood Money (PS2,XB,PC)
  • Valkryie Profile: Lenneth (PSP)
  • Valkryie Profile: Silmeria (PS2)
  • Fuel (XB,PC)
  • Midway Spotlight (three pages of Midway game previews:)
  • Stranglehold (360,PS3,PC)
  • Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run (PS2,XB)
  • Unreal Tournament 2007 (PC)
  • Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (PS2,XB)
  • Mortal Kombat: Unchained (PSP)
  • Rampage: Total Destruction (PS2,GC)



The Online Past: History Of Online Gaming (3.5 pages; online gaming services discussed:)

  • PlayCable: The All Games Channel (Intellivision)
  • Gameline (2600)
  • NES Network (NES,Famicom)

Junket Journal: Lost in the Translation (1.5 pages; visiting UK developers, travel log)


Graveyard (1.5 pages; retro coverage; Faria (NES))

Mobile (three pages; mobile game reviews)

  • Mega Man
  • Ghosts 'n Goblins
  • Luxor
  • Amy's Jigsaw Scrapbook
  • And1 Street Basketball
  • Glory in Death

Cover Story - Test Drive Unlimited (seven pages)

Reviews (one page each unless noted)

  • Tomb Raider Legend (XB,PS2,XB,PSP,PC; two pages)
  • Capcom Classics Collection Remixed (PSP; two pages)
  • Driver: Parallel Lines (PS2,XB)
  • Rumble Roses XX (360)
  • The Godfather: The Game (PS2,XB,360,PC)
  • Splinter Cell: Essentials (PSP)
  • Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PSP)
  • Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires (PS2,360)
  • Me & My Katamari (PSP)
  • Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble (PSP)
  • Tycoon City: New York (PC)
  • Warpath (XB,PC)
  • Commandos: Strike Force (PS2,XB,PC)
  • Buccaneer's Bounty (PC)
  • Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII (360,XB)
  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter (XB)
  • Neighbors From Hell: On Vacation (PC)
  • Atelier Iris 2 (PS2)
  • Samurai Champloo (PS2)

Hardware (two pages; accessories, peripherals, systems)

  • Nyko Theatre Experience (PSP)
  • Nyko Charger Grip (PSP)
  • GameStop Wired Controller (360)
  • Phillips Consumer Electronics Samurai Freak Pad (Series Two) (PS2)
  • Gel Tabz (360,XB,PS2)
  • Pelican Dance Drum (PS2)

Japan (import reviews; one page each unless noted:)

  • Ibara (PS2; two pages)
  • Zombie vs. Ambulance (PS2)
  • Super Robot Wars MX Portable (PSP)

Fan Art (one page)

Cosplay (one page)

Funnies (one page; comic strips)

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    Title: Hardcore Gamer Issue 11
    Month: May
    Year: 2006
    Publisher: DoubleJump Publishing
    Editor: Greg Off
    Pages: 84
    Price: $4.99 USA, $6.99 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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