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Hardcore Gamer Issue 3

ISSUE: 3Content


  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Nintendo Gamecube
  • Sony Playstation 2
  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Sony PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • PC


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

Biographical Data (staff bios)

News (two pages; news section; headlines:)

  • PSP Hacked (interview with hacker AloneTrio)
  • GTA Has Sex (Hot Coffee)
  • Rockstar Responds (Hot Coffee response)
  • Blizzcom ('Blizzard to Host Convention in October')
  • DS Outselling PSP (Japan sales)
  • Destroy All Movies! ('Destroy All Humans! Coming to the Big Screen')

Previews (one page each unless noted)

  • Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (PSP; two pages)
  • Urban Reign (PS2)
  • Medievil Resurrection (PSP)
  • S.L.A.I. (PS2)
  • The Warriors (PS2,XB)
  • Prey (360,PC)
  • Capcom Classics Collection (PS2,XB)
  • GUN (360)




"We are proud to announce a section that no sane magazine would think of doing: We are ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for consideration." (reader submission guidelines; winning article for August)

  • Official Hardcore Submissions Rules (one page)
  • The Gaming Gourmet (one page; recipe)

Customize your Xbox

"We did a little research and found a nifty homebrew program that can turn your current generation Xbox into a digital hub." (two pages; XBMC Media Center for Xbox)

Put on your Game Face

From Games Journalist to Basketball Superstar (two pages; documenting the process of adding likeness to in-game character model)


Graveyard (two pages; retro coverage; Vice: Project Doom (NES))

Cover Story: Serious Sam II (nine pages)

Reviews (one page each unless noted)

  • Killer 7 (PS2,GC; two pages)
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (XB,PC; two pages)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (XB)
  • Bomberman (DS)
  • Midnight Club III: Dub Edition (PSP)
  • Coded Arms (PSP)
  • Sonic Gems Collection (GC)
  • Capcom Fighting Evolution (PS2,XB)
  • Batman Begins (PS2,XB,GC)
  • Medal of Honor: European Assault (PS2,XB)
  • Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam (PS2)
  • Dead to Rights: Reckoning (PSP)
  • Arc The Lad: End of Darkness (PS2)
  • Kirby Canvas Curse (DS)
  • Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball (PS2)
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms X (PS2)
  • Fantastic Four (PS2,XB)

Strategies (all strategies courtesy/excerpt Prima Games)

  • NCAA Football '06 - Top Ten Strategies (two pages)
  • Dragonball GT Transformation - Top 10 Strategies (two pages)
  • Codes (two pages:)
  • MVP Baseball 2005 (XB)
  • Narc (XB)
  • Spy vs. Spy (XB)
  • Sonic Heroes (XB)
  • Robots (XB)
  • MTX vs. ATV Unleashed (XB)
  • Spongebob Squarepants: The Movie (XB)
  • Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith (XB)
  • Psychonauts (XB)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus (XB)

Hardware Reviews (two pages total; accessory, peripheral and system reviews)

  • NeoFlash (DS; development tool)
  • Logitech Cordless RumblePad 2 (PC; wireless controller)
  • Nyko Charger Case (PSP)
  • Logic3 PSP Sound Grip (PSP; speaker system)
  • Logic3 PSP Sound System (PSP; speaker system)
  • Logitech PlayGear Amp (PSP; speaker system)

Anime Review (two pages; Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Volumes 1-3 review)

Japan (two pages; Namco X Capcom)

Fan Art (one page)

Cosplay (one page)

Funnies (one page; comic strips)

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    Title: Hardcore Gamer Issue 3
    Month: August
    Year: 2005
    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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