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Hardcore Gamer Issue 7

ISSUE: 7Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE THIS ISSUE

  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Nintendo Gamecube
  • Sony Playstation 2
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Sony PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • Dreamcast
  • Vectrex
  • PC

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(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 (three pages; news section; headlines:)

  • Xbox Zero Hour (Xbox 360 launch)
  • Rising From The Ashes (unofficial King's Quest game killed, then allowed by Vivendi-Universal after name change)
  • Ride of the Valkyries (Valkyrie Profile: Silmeria (PS2), Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (PSP))

Previews (one page each unless noted)

  • Final Fight Streetwise (PS2,XB)
  • Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams (PS2)
  • Grandia III (PS2)
  • Shadow Hearts: From the New World (PS2)
  • Samurai Warriors: State of War (PSP)
  • Full Auto (360)
  • Painkiller: Hell Wars (XB)
  • MS Saga: A New Dawn (PS2)
  • Steambot Chronicles (PS2)
  • 24: The Game (PS2)
  • Metal Saga (PS2)
  • Drill (DC)

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Features

Quest For Remakes: AGD Interactive (two pages; developer profile, specializing in King's Quest remakes)

Taboo Tuesday (two pages; travel log, WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 launch event)

Just How Fair is Fair Use? (two pages; fair use in video gaming; includes interview with Electronic Frontier Foundation staff lawyer Jason Schultz)

Vector Dream (three pages; how to modify a Vectrex system to play vector-based arcade games via MAME; part one of two)

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Cover Story - Dead or Alive 4 (seven pages; includes sidebar interview with Tomonobu Itagaki)

Reviews (one page each unless noted)

  • Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (PS2; two pages)
  • Sid Meier's Civilization IV (PC; two pages)
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins (360)
  • Call of Duty 2 (360,PC)
  • Kameo: Elements of Power (360)
  • Perfect Dark Zero (360)
  • Project Gotham Racing 3 (360)
  • Ridge Racer 6 (360)
  • Gun (PS2,XB,360,PC)
  • Peter Jackson's King Kong (PS2,XB,360)
  • Quake 4 (360)
  • Amped 3 (360)
  • NBA 2K6 (360)
  • NHL 2K6 (360)
  • Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion (PSP)
  • Lord of the Rings: Tactics (PSP)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (PS2,XB,GC)
  • Sonic Rush (DS)
  • Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (PS2,XB,GC,PC)
  • The Movies (PS2,XB,GC,PC)
  • Tales of Legendia (PS2)
  • Guitar Hero (PS2)
  • Mario Kart DS (DS)
  • Tokobot (PSP)
  • Aeon Flux (PS2,XB)
  • True Crime: New York City (PS2,XB,GC)

Hardware (two pages; peripheral,accessory,hardware reviews)

  • Microsoft Xbox 360 VGA Cable
  • Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector (PC)
  • Microsoft Laser Mouse 6000 (PC)
  • PSP Media Manager (PC)
  • Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller for Windows (PC)

Japan (one page each unless noted:)

  • Mawaza (import review)
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (anime review)
  • Beatmania IIDX (import review; two pages)

Fan Art (one page)

Cosplay (one page)

Funnies (one page; comic strips)



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    Title: Hardcore Gamer Issue 7
    Month: January
    Year: 2006
    Publisher: DoubleJump Publishing
    Editor: Greg Off
    Pages: 84
    Price: $4.99 USA, $6.99 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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