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Hardcore Gamer Issue 18

ISSUE: 18Content


  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Sony Playstation 2
  • Sony Playstation 3
  • Sony PSP
  • Nintendo Gamecube
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Nintendo Game Boy Advance
  • Nintendo DS
  • PC
  • mobile


(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:)

  • E3 Is Dead, Long Live E3
  • Clover Not Lucky For Capcom
  • "Here Come The Helghaast! Challenge" on HardcoreGamer.com

Previews (one page each unless noted)

  • Lost Planet: Extreme Condition (360)
  • Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles (PS2)
  • Bullet Witch (360)
  • Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia (PS2)
  • Gothic 3 (PC)
  • Sonic Rivals (PSP)
  • Preview Stubbies (1/4th page each):
  • Sonic and the Secret Rings (Wii)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis (GBA)
  • Xiaolin Showdown (PSP)
  • Yggdra Union (GBA)
  • Touch! Bomberman Land (DS)
  • Vanguard: Saga of Heroes (PC)
  • Europa Universalis III (PC)
  • Super Robot Taisen Original Generation 2 (GBA)
  • Valhalla Knights (PSP)
  • Superman Returns (XB,PS2,360)
  • Mazes of Fate (GBA)

Feature - Tokyo Game Show 2006 ('The Biggest Little Show in Tokyo - A Junket Journal by: Daniel Kayser of GameTrailers.com;' four pages)

Feature - M.U.G.E.N. (two pages; emulation/game creation M.U.G.E.N. program coverage)

Mobile (three pages; mobile game and phone reviews; 1/2 page each)

  • Delta Force: Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre
  • Scarface
  • Space Alliance
  • Frogger
  • Deer Hunter 2
  • Motorola i875 from Boost Mobile (phone/MP3 player)


Cover Story (PlayStation 3; consists of two articles:)

Zero to 60 in one generation (four pages; Sony's videogaming history)

The road ahead... Sony's Got Next (six pages; PS3 launch coverage; sections:)

  • Inside the Launch of the PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation 3 Online - An Interview With Sony's Phil Harrison
  • Blu Skies Ahead
  • Hey First Party Launch Titles
  • Hey Third Party Launch Titles
  • System Sellers - The Killer Apps For The PS3
  • The Crossbar
  • Logging Off


Reviews (one page each unless noted)

  • Guitar Hero II (PS2; two pages)
  • Need For Speed: Carbon (PS2,XB,360,GC)
  • Bully (PS2)
  • Family Guy Video Game! (PS2,XB,PSP)
  • Mortal Kombat Armageddon (PS2)
  • Destroy All Humans! 2: Make War Not Love (PS2)
  • Devil Summoner (PS2)
  • Review Stubbies (1/4th page each:)
  • Mage Knight Apocalypse (PC)
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator X (PC)
  • Power Stone Collection (PSP)
  • Dawn of War: Dark Crusade (PC)
  • J.T.F.: Joint Task Force (PC)
  • Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception (PSP)
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 (PS2,XB,PC)
  • Killzone Liberation (PSP)
  • Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2 (PSP)
  • Baten Kaitos Origins (GC)
  • Lumines II (PSP)
  • Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova (PS2)
  • Capcom Classics Collection Volume 2 (PS2,XB)
  • Death Jr.: Root of Evil (PSP)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2,Wii)
  • MegaMan ZX (DS)
  • Gunpey (PSP)
  • Tokobot Plus (PS2)
  • WTF Work Time Fun (PSP)
  • Snoopy vs. The Red Baron (XB,PS2)

Japan (four pages; 'Nintendo's bit Generations is the classic collision of Style vs. Substance;' individual reviews of GBA's line of bit Generations games)

  • dotstream
  • Boundish
  • Dialhex
  • Coloris
  • Orbital
  • Digidrive
  • Soundvoyager

Hardware (two pages; accessories, peripherals, systems)

  • Epson MovieMate 33 (projector and screen)
  • Ideazon zBoard and Limited Ed. Keysets (gaming keyboard)
  • Fanatec Headshot (gaming mouse/mousepad)
  • Nyko MultiReader 360 (USB multipurpose multitap)
  • eDimensional G-Pad Pro (PS2,PC controller)

Fan Art (one page)

Cosplay (one page)

Funnies (one page; comic strips)

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    Title: Hardcore Gamer Issue 18
    Month: December
    Year: 2006
    Publisher: DoubleJump Publishing
    Editor: Greg Off
    Pages: 86
    Price: $4.99 USA, $6.99 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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