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Video Games Underground Issue 5

ISSUE: 5Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE THIS ISSUE

Nintendo 64

Playstation

Playstation 2

Game Boy Advance

Game Boy Color

Gamecube

Xbox

Dreamcast

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

CONTRIBUTORS (VGU staff bios)

EDITOR'S LETTER ('One Game to Rule Them All...' by Managing Editor Dan Peluso)

COVER STORY - FANTASY MEETS REALITY - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

"Electronic Arts brings the ultimate tale of good versus evil to a gaming system near you. Will it live up to the name or be a fatality in the console wars?"

VGU MINI-STRATEGIES (game strategies; 1/2 - 1 page each)

  • Aggressive Inline (all)
  • Super Mario Sunshine (GC)
  • Shenmue II (XB)
  • Halo (XB)
  • Dead to Rights (all)
  • Kingdom Hearts (PS2)
  • Onimusha 2 (PS2)
  • Medal of Honor: Frontline (all)
  • Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance (GBA)

PREVIEWS

  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (PS2)
  • Halo II (XB)
  • Doom III (XB)
  • War of the Monsters (PS2)
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein (PS2,XB)
  • Rise to Honor (PS2)
  • Alter Echo (PS2,XB)
  • The Sims (PS2)
  • Dark Cloud 2 (PS2)
  • Psychonauts (XB)

STRATEGY GUIDES

  • Robotech: Battlecry (XB,PS2,GC; eight pages)
  • Fire Pro Wrestling 2 (GBA; 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."

  • Thousands of Gaming Magazine Editors Protest the Xbox
  • Square Fanboys Go Ballistic As Final Fantasy Tactics Is Announced
  • Strange Grey Blobby Thing From Venture On The Atari 2600
  • Consoles Get Online
  • New Grand Theft Auto Sequel Announced
  • Halo 2: It's Coming And There's Nothing You Can Do About It
  • Peripheral Vision:
  • Air Flo Controller (GC,PS2,XB)
  • Black Thunder Racing Wheel (GC)

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 5
    Month: January
    Year: 2003
    Publisher: London Publishing Co.
    Editor: Scott Steinburg
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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