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Edge - Issue 172 - February 2007


  • Once Upon A Time ('The spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate' is a heavy mantle for a game. Can Dragon Age take the name and fly with it?)
  • The Last Free Man (Gabe Newell sits at the top of Valve's increasingly complex gaming empire. He talks us through his vision of the future)
  • Miniature Heroes (Why, when games are supposed to get bigger, do they keep getting smaller? We explore mini-game mania)
  • OK Computer? (Forget what you think you know: PC gaming is bigger, richer and far, far stranger than most have ever realised)
  • Time Extend (It wasn't about the tunes, the story or the infinite grinds, we return to Jet Set Radio Future's unforgettable cityscape)
  • 2006 In Review (The biggest sellers and the biggest surprises from a year spent gaming)
  • Game Studio Express (Make your own games with XNA and Microsoft's 'YouTube of videogames')
  • Riding The Lines (How a doodle in a schoolbook became an online favourite)
  • Gadgets Galore (News from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas)
  • A Portable PlayStation (The latest firmware for the PSP opens up a world of PS1 games)

Including Previews of:

  • Motorstorm (PS3)
  • Blue Dragon (360)
  • Ryu Ga Gotoku 2 (PS2)
  • Virtua Tennis 3 (360, PC, PS3, PSP)
  • Crackdown (360)
  • Trackmania United (PC)
  • Gran Turismo HD (PS3)
  • Battlestations Midway (360, PC)
  • Heatseaker (PS2, PSP, Wii)
  • Penumbra Overtune (PC)
  • Kaitou Wario The Seven (DS)

Featuring Reviews of:

  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (PSP)
  • Elebits (Wii)
  • Far Cry Vengeance (Wii)
  • Dead Or Alive Xtreme 2 (360)
  • Full Auto 2: Battlelines (PS3, PSP)
  • Free Running (PS2, PSP)
  • Final Fantasy III (DS)
  • Ennichi No Tatsujin (Wii)
  • Kirby: Squeak Squad (DS)
  • Kororinpa (Wii)
  • Earth Defense Force 3 (360)
  • Sam & Man: Situation: Comedy (PC)

Publication Date : February 2007

Creator : Future Publishing

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH45355. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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