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Video Games Underground Issue 4

ISSUE: 4Content


Nintendo 64


Playstation 2

Game Boy Advance

Game Boy Color





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


EDITOR'S LETTER ('So Many Great Games... So Little Time...' by Managing Editor Dan Peluso)


"You've seen the hit anime classic, now check out the latest incarnation in this revolutionary series in our exclusive feature story. See why Robotech will change the face of mechanoid combat games for years to come."


"We've thoroughly examined ever single video game released in 2002 to bring you VGU's compilation of the ultimate games of the year."

  • Xbox Top 10
    • Blinx: The Time Sweeper
    • Brute Force
    • Shenmue 2
    • Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance
    • NBA 2K3
    • Star Wars Galaxies
    • Unreal Championship
    • Panzer Dragoon Orta
    • Dead or Alive Beach Volleyball
    • Splinter Cell

    [*]PS2 Top 10

    • The Getaway
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • SOCOM: U.S. Navy Seals
    • Shinobi
    • Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
    • Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus
    • Contra: Shattered Soldier
    • Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness
    • Madden NFL 2003
    • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    [*]Gamecube Top 10

    • The Legend of Zelda (The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker)
    • Star Fox Adventures: Dinosaur Planet
    • Resident Evil 0
    • Animal Crossing
    • Super Monkey Ball 2
    • Metroid Prime
    • Mario Sunshine (Super Mario Sunshine)
    • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    • Soul Calibur 2
    • Phantasy Star Online Episode I and II

    [*]GBA Top 5

    • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    • Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2
    • Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
    • Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
    • Metroid Fusion

    [*]PC Games Top 5

    • The Sims Online
    • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
    • Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
    • Counterstrike: Condition Zero
    • Neverwinter Nights


  • Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (PS2,XB,GC)
  • Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (PS2,XB)
  • House of the Dead 3 (XB)
  • Malice (PS2,XB)
  • Tekken 4 (PS2)
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (PS2,XB,GC)


  • Dead to Rights (XB; six pages)

THE UNDERGROUND (partially faux news section)

"Video Games Underground sometimes uses invented news stories for its content, and may sometimes manufacture fictitious quotes from public figures for satirical purposes."

  • Sonic Calls Nintendo Home
  • Sega Rereleases Every Single Crap Game They Ever Made For GBA
  • Ikauga: Last Ever Dreamcast Game Is Released
  • Video Games Underground's Brief History of Video Games
  • Final Fantasy XI: PS2 Gets Online. Will Players Follow?
  • Hideo Kojima's Secret Diary
  • New Law Dictates That Volleyball Games Are Mandatory
  • World of Game Boy Getting Bigger - Will The Madness Never End?
  • Resident Evil DVD Review
  • Sony releases even more colored PS2s
  • Peripheral Vision
    • P5 Glove (PC,PS2,XB)
    • Another Eye 2000 (PC)
    • Gamerider Model GR3 (PS,PS2)
    • Fighting Arena
    • Mobile Monitor 5.4 (GC)

    [*]New Mortal Kombat Game Delayed: World In Crisis

SECRET CHEATS GUIDE (collection of tips, code, and strategies, categorized by system/accessory)

  • Nintendo 64 (six pages)
  • Playstation (14 pages)
  • Playstation 2 (six pages)
  • Game Boy Advance (two pages)
  • Game Boy Color (eight pages)
  • Gamecube (two pages)
  • Xbox (four pages)
  • Game Shark (GBA,PS2; two pages)
  • Dreamcast (three pages)

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    Title: Video Games Underground Issue 4
    Month: November
    Year: 2002
    Publisher: London Publishing Co.
    Editor: Scott Steinburg
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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