Edge - Issue 170 - Christmas 2006

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  • A Rested Development (Oddworld Inhabitants' Lorne Lanning explains his decision to close his studio, and his determination to stay in games)
  • Motion Blur (Are animators a dying breed? We examine the future of motion capture and its potential to humanise gaming)
  • Black & White (We sit PS3 and Wii side-by-side to discover how they feel in the flesh, and what they say about videogaming's future)
  • time Extend (Big, cute eyes and big, deadly guns. Just what was the appeal of the contradictory charms of Ratchet & Clank 3?)
  • The Making Of... (Before Jimmy White and before Mercury, Archer MacLean made a game for the humble 8bit Atari 800: Dropzone)
  • Playing the Game (A full report from Milan on the 2006 World Cyber Games)
  • Waggling The Wand (Fusion is Gametrak's motion sensing answer to the Wii Remote)
  • Stalking The Zone (We head to Ukraine to check Stalker for contamination)
  • Wearing The Suit (A man in a seven-foot Sonic costume was just one attraction at Gamecity)

Including Previews of:

  • Resistance: Fall Of Man (PS3)
  • Supreme Commander (360, PC)
  • Call Of Duty 3 (Wii)
  • Lost Planet: Extreme Condition (360)
  • Marvel Universe Online (360, PC)
  • Rogue Warrior (360, PC, PS3)
  • Rayman: Raving Rabbits (PS2, Wii)
  • Lost Odyssey (360)
  • Blue Dragon (360)
  • Kabu Trader Shun (DS)
  • Clive Barker's Jericho  (360, PC, PS3)

Featuring Reviews of:

  • The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess (GC, Wii)
  • Gears Of War (360)
  • Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
  • Wii Sports (Wii)
  • Red Steel (Wii)
  • Tony Hawk's Project 8 (360, PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox)
  • Rainbow Six Vegas (360, PC)
  • GTA: Vice City Stories (PSP)
  • Call Of Duty 3 (360, PS2, PS3, Xbox)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog (360, PS3)
  • Medieval II: Total War (PC)
  • Dark Messiah Of Might And Magic (PC)
  • Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Wii)
  • Guitar Hero II (PS2)
  • Sid Meier's Railroads! (PC)
  • Neverwinter Nights 2 (PC)
  • Need For Speed Carbon (360, GC, PC, PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox)
  • Lumines II (PSP)

Publication Date : December 2006

Creator : Future Publishing

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