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Official Xbox Magazine Issue 119

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Letter From the Editor: Say hello to 2011 (Francesca Reyes discusses the what the new year may have in store for the XBOX 360)

Message Center (Reader letters and responses)

XBOX Next: (Game previews)

  • Red Faction: Armageddon (360)
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (360)
  • NeverDead (360)
  • Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (XBLA)
  • Beyond Good & Evil HD (XBLA)
  • Dungeon Siege III (360)
  • WWE All Stars (360)
  • Jimmie Johnson's Anything with an Engine (XBLA)
  • Supremacy MMA (360)
  • Operation Flashpoint: Red River (360)
  • Dirt 3 (360)

Cover Story: Dead Space 2 (Extensive review on the Dead Space sequel, which greatly refines the mechanics from the first and gives more depth to the main character, Isaac Clarke)

X-Men Destiny (Silicon Knights, best known for Eternal Darkness and the less-than-impressive Too Human, is now given the opportunity to work with Marvel's extensive collection of mutants and give players the opportunity to forge their own path in the X-Men mythos)

Mass Effect 3: Our Hopes and Fears (OXM's list of what they want to happen and not to happen in the third Mass Effect)

Kinect Dos and Don'ts (Tips and advice on how to work Microsoft's motion senor for the best results and as few problems as possible)

The 2010 Official XBOX Magazine Game of the Year Awards:

  • XBOX Live Arcade Game of the Year: Limbo
  • Sports Game of the Year: NBA 2K11
  • Worst Game of the Year: Truth or Lies
  • Studio of​ the Year: Harmonix
  • Role Playing Game of the Year: Mass Effect 2
  • Kinect Game of the Year: Dance Central
  • Special Edition Game of the Year: Alan Wake
  • DLC of the Year: Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare
  • Multiplayer Game of the Year: Halo: Reach
  • Best Score of the Year: Red Dead Redemption
  • Most Dogged Perseverance of the Year: Alan Wake, Hydrophobia, Splinter Cell: Conviction and Final Fantasy XIII
  • Fan Service Award: Capcom
  • Best Story of the Year: Alan Wake
  • Best Third-Person Action Game: Bayonetta
  • Most Unfulfilled Potential: Alpha Protocol
  • Best New Character: Captain Smiley (Comic Jumper)
  • Best Use of Zombies: Plants vs. Zombies
  • Best Social Networking Feature of the Year: Def Jam Rapstar
  • Best Peripheral of the Year: Kinect
  • Best Art Direction of the Year: The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom
  • Funniest Game of the Year: Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge
  • 2010 XBOX 360 Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption

XBOX Now: (Game reviews)

  • ilomilo (XBLA)
  • Game Party: in Motion (360)
  • Dead Rising 2: Case West (XBLA)
  • Splatterhouse (360)
  • A World of Keflings (XBLA)
  • Brunswick Pro Bowling (360)
  • Mafia II: Joe's Adventure (XBLA)
  • Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet (360)
  • Guwange (XBLA)
  • Raskulls (XBLA)
  • Unbound Saga (XBLA)
  • Pac-Man Championship Edition DX (XBLA)
  • Bloody Good Time (XBLA)
  • Alien Breed 3: Descent (XBLA)
  • Hasbro Family Game Night 3 (360)
  • Venetica (360)
  • Trials HD: Big Thrills (XBLA)
  • Crazy Taxi (XBLA)
  • Deadliest Catch: Seas of Chaos (360)
  • You Don't Know Jack (360)
  • Megamind: Ultimate Showdown (360)
  • 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures 2 (XBLA)
  • Fable III: Understone Quest Pack (XBLA)

The Supreme Court vs. Gamers (An inside look at the Swarzenegger v. EMA court case, after attempts were made in California to put restrictions on the sale of M-rated games to minors)

Inbox: (Overview on some of the recent minor news stories)

  • Mountain Dew promotion for Halo: Reach gave away real-life Halo Mongoose
  • Viacom selling Harmonix development studio
  • G4 dropped from DirecTV channel lineup
  • Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses sues Activision
  • EA cancels NBA Elite 11
  • Microsoft sells 2.5 million Kinect in the first 25 days on sale worldwide

Death of the Game Collection (Tom Carroll, formerly of Rockstar San Diego, discusses the potential of digital game downloads to eventually kill off game collecting of more modern consoles)

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    Title: Official Xbox Magazine Issue 119
    Month: February
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: Future US
    Editor: Francesca Reyes
    Pages: 100
    Price: $9.99
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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