Edge - Issue 193 - October 2008

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  • Atmospheric Conditions (Quantic Dream reveals the visually incredible PS3 title Heavy Rain, aiming to give new life to the adventure genre)
  • Be Good For Goodness' Sake (Fable II makes it much harder to be good. But will that make it more difficult for Lionhead to make a good game?)
  • Creature Comforts (Will Wright shows us that the real imagination in Spore doesn't come from making suspiciously shaped lifeforms)
  • Nintendon't (What has Nintendo done to fall foul of its followers? Plus: an interview with the man behind the new Animal Crossing)
  • Manual Labour (You may never have looked at one, or you may have read them for hours; we browse the world of the game manual)
  • Sony Side Up (We talk to SCEE chief Kazuo Hirai about the company's rise in fortunes)
  • Fantasy Quest (How Square Enix's Final Fantasy showcase captured JRPG otaku)
  • Breaking Into Valve (The story of how one modder landed a job with Gabe Newell and company)
  • Where Now For Britsoft? (A new campaign aims to boost game development in the UK)
  • Enemy Behaviour (The man behind Halo's AI on giving life to a firstperson shooter)
  • How To Make A Blockbuster (We talk to Naughty Dog about the creation of Drake's Fortune)
  • Calling The Shots (EA's Peter Moore tells us how he handles the American sports scene)
  • Awards Season (Halo 3's Edinburgh win, and details on Edge's new Golden Joystick)
  • Incoming (Including Rage, Battle Fantasia, Skate 2 and MK Vs DC Universe)

Including Previews of:

  • Fallout 3 (360, PC, PS3)
  • Race Pro (360)
  • Resident Evil 5 (360, PS3)
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (360, PC)
  • Crysis: Warhead (PC)
  • The Last Guy (PS3)
  • Captain Rainbow (Wii)
  • The Godfather 2 (360, PC, PS3)
  • Multiwinia (PC)
  • Gridrunner+++ (360)
  • MotorStorm: Pacific Rim (PS3)
  • Tomb Raider Underworld (360, DS, PC, PS2, PS3, Wii)
  • Pure (360, PC, PS3)
  • Mushroom Men (Wii)
  • Tornado (DS)

Featuring Reviews of:

  • Street Fighter IV (Coin-op)
  • Too Human (360)
  • Stalker: Clear Sky (PC)
  • Facebreaker (360, PS3, Wii)
  • Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise (DS)
  • Wario Land: The Shake Dimension (Wii)
  • PixelJunk Eden (PS3)
  • Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 (360)
  • Dragon Quest IV (DS)
  • Space Siege (PC)
  • Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People: Episode 1 (Wii)
  • Siren: Blood Curse Episodes 4-12 (PS3)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Quest For Booty (PS3)
  • Metal Slug 7 (DS)
  • Rhythm Tengoku Gold (DS)
  • Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (DS)

Publication Date : October 2008

Creator : Future Publishing

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