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Hardcore Gamer Issue 9

ISSUE: 9Content


  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Nintendo Gamecube
  • Sony Playstation 2
  • Sony Playstation
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • Sony PSP
  • Nintendo DS
  • Game Boy Advance
  • PC
  • mobile
  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Supergrafx
  • 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:)

  • Bono Theft Auto (Elevation Partners in talks to buy Take Two Interactive)
  • Bionic Spaz-O-Matic
  • Find Bugs, Win Prizes (Hardcore Gamer contest)
  • Gamerscore - High Scores Are Back

Previews (one page each unless noted)

  • Daxter (PSP)
  • UberSoldier (PC)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter (XB,360,PS2,GC,PC)
  • Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII (XB,360)
  • The Godfather: The Game (PS2,XB,360)
  • Final Fantasy XI Online (PS2,360)
  • SpellForce 2 (PC)
  • Neighbors From Hell (PS2,GC,XB)
  • Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PSP)
  • Me & My Katamari (PSP)
  • Driver: Parallel Lines (PS2,XB)
  • Chrome Hounds (360)
  • Timeshift (360)
  • Kingdom Hearts II (PS2)

Feature - Console Curiosities (2.5 pages; Supergrafx system and games coverage, with capsule overviews of the following:)

  • Battle Ace
  • Granzort
  • Ghouls n Ghosts
  • 1941: Counter Attack
  • Aldynes

Graveyard (1.5 pages; retro coverage; Battle Balls (PS))

Mobile (1.5 pages; mobile games coverage; reviews unless noted:)

  • The Shroud (preview)
  • Ghost Racer 3D (preview)
  • G Unit
  • Reaperman
  • NBA Live 06
  • Virtua Tennis Mobile

Cover Story - Grandia III (seven pages; review; includes interview with Composer Noriyuki Iwadare, plus short sidebars discussing prior installments (Grandia I, Parallel Trippers, II, Xtreme)

Reviews (one page each unless noted)

  • State of Emergency 2 (PS2; two pages)
  • Black (PS2,XB; two pages)
  • 24: The Game (PS2)
  • Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (DS)
  • Prince of Persia: Revelations (PSP)
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up (PS2,XB,PC)
  • Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers (PS2,XB)
  • Sonic Riders (PS2,XB,GC)
  • Final Fight Streetwise (PS2,XB)
  • Street Supremacy (PSP)
  • Final Night Round 3 (PS2,XB,360)
  • Beatmania (PS2)
  • AND1 Streetball (PS2,XB)
  • Mega Man X: Maverick Hunters (PSP)
  • Star Wars: Empire of War (PC)
  • King of Fighters '94 Real Bout (XB)
  • Naruto: Clash of the Ninja (GC)

Hardware (two pages; accessories, peripherals, systems)

  • Logitech G7 Cordless Laser Mouse (PC)
  • Ideazon Zboard (PC)
  • Logitech Cordless Action Controller (PS2)
  • Pelican Fan Stand (360)
  • Mad Catz DS Kit Pro (DS)

Strategy - Generation of Chaos (four pages)

Japan (import reviews; one page each)

  • Kururin Squash (GC)
  • The Lost Golem (DC)
  • The Aka-Champion (PS2)
  • Comic Party Portable (PSP)

Fan Art (one page)

Cosplay (one page)

Funnies (one page; comic strips)

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    Title: Hardcore Gamer Issue 9
    Month: March
    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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