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Hardcore Gamer Issue 13

ISSUE: 13Content


  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Nintendo Gamecube
  • Sony Playstation 2
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Sony PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • PC
  • mobile
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Dreamcast


(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:)

  • A Wii Surprise (Wiimote speaker)
  • Video Games Innovate and Change Our Lives (ESA President Doug Lowenstein E3 keynote)
  • Xbox Introduces Its First Party Xbox 360 Peripherals
  • Bill Gates's First E3 Appearance, Showing "Live Anywhere"
  • News Bits

Feature - E3 2006 (24 pages; coverage sorted by company)

  • (two pages each:)
  • Nintendo
  • Microsoft
  • Sony
  • (one page each:)
  • Atlus
  • Capcom
  • Eidos
  • Konami
  • Square-Enix
  • Namco-Bandai
  • Sega
  • Vivendi
  • (1/2 page each:)
  • Sony Online
  • THQ
  • Buena Vista
  • EA
  • Lucasarts
  • Ubisoft
  • Activision
  • Midway
  • NISA
  • Tecmo
  • 2K Games
  • Koei
  • Bethesda
  • CDV
  • (1/3rd - 1/4th page each:)
  • Cinemaware
  • Codemasters
  • Crave
  • D3
  • SNK
  • Mythic
  • NCSoft
  • Hudson
  • Red Mile
  • Southpeak
  • Webzen

Graveyard (two pages; retro coverage; Golvellius: Valley of Doom (SMS))

Mobile (four pages; mobile game reviews unless noted)

  • Bonk's Return (preview)
  • Alpha Wing 2
  • Super K.O. boxing
  • Brother In Arms: Earned In Blood
  • Gorillaz Entertainment System (aka Gorillaz GES)
  • Orcs & Elves: We sit down and chat with John Carmack on his latest endeavor for mobile games (one page interview)

Cover Story - Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (PS,XB,GC; six pages; includes 'Portable Wars' sidebar discussing portable versions)

Reviews (one page each unless noted)

  • New Super Mario Bros. (DS; two pages)
  • Monster Hunter Freedom (PSP; two pages)
  • Legend of Heroes II: Prophecy of the Moonlight Witch (PSP)
  • Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (XB,PC)
  • Hitman: Blood Money (360,XB,PS2,PC)
  • Over the Hedge (PS2,XB,GC,PC)
  • Urban Chaos (PS2,XB)
  • Uber Soldier (PC)
  • Gradius Collection (PSP)
  • Naruto: Ultimate Ninja (PS2)
  • Gallop Racer 2006 (PS2)
  • Darwinia (PC)
  • Moscow to Berlin: Red Siege (PC)

Japan (four pages; import reviews and previews)

  • Pop 'n Music (PS2; two page review)
  • Under Defeat (DC; one page preview)
  • Y's V: Lost Kefin, Kingdom of Sand (PS2; one page review)

Hardware (two pages; accessories, peripherals, systems)

  • Ideazon/Zboard FANG Gamepad (PC)
  • CoolIT Systems USB Beverage Chiller
  • AK Rocker 200 Gaming Chair (and Skin)
  • Griffin iFM Radio/PSP Remote (PSP)
  • Griffin RoadDock Car Seat Strap (PSP)
  • Griffin SmartShare Headphone Splitter (PSP)

Fan Art (one page)

Cosplay (one page)

Funnies (one page; comic strips)

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    Title: Hardcore Gamer Issue 13
    Month: July
    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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