Edge - Issue 171 - January 2007

Features

  • We Could Be Heroes (Grasshopper Manufacture moves to the Wii, with the GTA-inspired No More Heroes. Creator Suda Goichi tells us why)
  • This Spartan Life (We visit Bungie to find out how the once-tiny studio has survived life with Microsoft and the huge success of Halo)
  • Achievements Unlocked (And examination of Microsoft's transformation of all games into one game, through its introduction of Gamerpoints)
  • Edge Awards 2006 (The very best of the past year's hardware and software, triumphs and blunders distilled into our annual awards)
  • Time Extend: Speedball 2 (The Bitmap Brothers' game took the Amiga by storm in 1990. So why has there been nothing quite like it since?
  • Launch break (Wii and PS3 hit the ground in the US and Japan)
  • The End Of An Era (With its huge number of users, how long will the PS2 take to fade?)
  • Going Dutch (We reported from the upbeat Dutch Game Days conference in Utrecht)
  • Yellow Dog (If playing games isn't enough for your PS3, why not install Linux on it?)

Including Previews of:

  • Dirt: Colin McRae Off-Road (360, PC, PS3)
  • Command & Conquer 3 (360, PC)
  • Guild Wars: Nightfall (PC)
  • Left 4 Dead (PC)
  • Free Running (PS2, PSP)
  • Oblivion: Knights Of The Nine (360, PC)
  • Spectrobes (DS)
  • Elveon (360)
  • Boke To Sim No Machi (Wii)
  • Shinjuku No Okami (PS2)
  • Test Drive Unlimited (PS2, PSP)

Featuring Reviews of:

  • Resistance: Fall Of Man (PS3)
  • WarioWare: Smooth Moves (Wii)
  • Excite Truck (Wii)
  • Genji: Days Of The Blade  (PS3)
  • Ridge Racer 7 (PS3)
  • Lost Planet: Extreme Condition (360)
  • Viva Pinata (360)
  • Yoshi's Island DS (DS)
  • Trauma Center: Second Opinion (Wii)
  • Phantasy Star Universe  (360, PC, PS2)
  • Race: The Official WTCC Game (PC)
  • Rayman Raving Rabbits (Wii, PS2)
  • Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam (Wii)
  • Gunpey DS (DS)
  • Castlevania: Portrait Of Ruin (DS)
  • Phoenix Wright: Justice For All (DS)
  • Warhammer: Mark of Chaos (PC)
  • Thrillville (PSP, PS2)
  • Superman Returns (360, PS2, PSP, Xbox)
  • Elite Beat Agents (DS)

Publication Date : January 2007



Creator : Future Publishing

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