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Official Xbox Magazine Issue 121

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Letter From the Editor: Who are you when you game? (Francesca Reyes discusses the tendency of players to choose a good path when games provide moral decisions)

Message Center (Reader letters and responses)

XBOX Next: (Game previews)

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (360)
  • Silent Hill: Downpour (360)
  • Dark Souls (360)
  • Full House Poker (XBLA)
  • Ms. Splosion Man (XBLA)
  • Thor: God of Thunder (360)
  • The First Templar (360)
  • Michael Jackson: The Experience (360)
  • Dirt 3 (360)
  • Shift 2: Unleashed (360)
  • The Lord of the Rings: War in the North (360)
  • MX vs. ATV Alive (360)
  • Dead Island (360)

Must Love Games (Article on romantic relationships between gamers, including a spotlight on one couple who met through Halo 2 multiplayer)

Duke Nukem Forever (A look at the infamous sequel to Duke Nukem 3D that has spent over a decade trapped in development hell, but who has now been given one last chance after 3D Realms ultimately sold the game to Gearbox Software so that the game may, finally, but put onto store shelves)

Sleeping Giants (In the wake of Duke Nukem's announced rescue, OXM takes a look at some other franchises that deserve to be reborn on current consoles)

Cover Story: The Darkness II (First brought to consoles back in 2007, fans of the original will get the chance to wield the demonic powers of Jackie Estacado with a brand new developer and a new art style that more closely emulates that of a comic)

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (A look at the next entry in Bethesda's ground-breaking open-world fantasy series that introduces the player to the northern realm of Skyrim filled with dragons just waiting to be slayed.

XBOX Now: (Game reviews)

  • Dragon Age II (360)
  • Fight Night Champion (360)
  • Mindjack (360)
  • Torchlight (XBLA)
  • Knight's Contract (360)
  • Dance Paradise (360)
  • Rush'N Attack: Ex-Patriot (XBLA)
  • Swarm (XBLA)
  • Bionic Commando 2 (XBLA)
  • Bejeweled Blitz Live (XBLA)
  • Yoostar 2: In the Movies (360)
  • de Blob 2 (360)
  • Bulletstorm (360)
  • Stacking (XBLA)

Why Gamers Matter (Interview with Tom Bissell, author of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter)

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

  • THQ signs licensing agreement with Mattel
  • Shinji Mikami signs publishing deal with ZeniMax Media
  • Harmonix buys out controlling shares of company from Viacom
  • Ubisoft announces delays on Driver: San Francisco and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
  • Vaporware title WarDevil to be released under new title, Project Kane
  • Bizarre Creations and Propaganda Games close down
  • Bodycount faces more difficulties in developmen
  • More issues arise in the Activision/Jason West and Vince Zampella dispute

Crashing the Kinect Show (Interview with Bridget O'Neill, host of The Kinect Show and The Family Show on the Inside XBOX channel)

Indieverse (A look at Asteroids Do Concern Me, Aban Hawkins & the 1000 Spikes and Beer Pong on the Indie Games channel)

Japan's Got Next (Christophe Kagotani from the UK's EDGE magazine discusses how Japan has the potential to create the next big thing in the FPS genre)

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    Title: Official Xbox Magazine Issue 121
    Month: April
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: Future US
    Editor: Francesca Reyes
    Pages: 100
    Price: $9.99
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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