Edge - Issue 188 - May 2008

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  • Big Plans For Little People (We talk to the team behind The Sims 3 about expanding on the most successful series in PC gaming history)
  • Social Skills (Buzz! remains relentlessly popular, but can its makers answer simple questions about the quiz game's future?)
  • No Country For Old Men (A trip to Konami's mountain lair, a pre-release playthrough of Metal Gear Solid 4, and some answers from Kojima)
  • It's a MMOG's Life (The task of supporting an online game begins in earnest once it's launched. We look behind the scenes at NCSoft)
  • Big Unfriendly Giants (They reside at the end of most games, but do we still love bosses, or have these encounters had their day?)
  • Community Spirit (A look at how devs make us of the communities around their games)
  • Hazy Sunny Afternoon (Haze's creative director on putting the finishing touches to a PS3 exclusive)
  • Ninja Moves (What happenedwhen N+ jumped to handhelds and Xbox Live Arcade?)
  • Levine Underwater (BioShock's creator likes to make a noise, and has won awards for it)
  • Cart Collector (Would you pay $15,000 for a NES game? One man did)
  • Talking Northern (To Scandinavia, for a preview of the Nordic Game conference)
  • Monkey Business (Alex Seropian on Wideload's upcoming Hail To The Chimp)

Including Previews of:

  • Fable 2 (360)
  • Yakuza Kenzan (PS3)
  • Haze (PS3)
  • Golden Axe: Beast Rider (360, PS3)
  • Grand Theft Auto 4 (360, PS3)
  • Civilization Revolution (360, DS, PS3)
  • Stalker: Clear Sky (PC)
  • Trackmania DS (DS)
  • Wipeout HD (PS3)
  • Dungeon Hero (360, PC, PS3)
  • Legendary (360, PC, PS3)
  • Monster Lab (DS, Wii)
  • Soul Bubbles (DS)
  • Velvet Assassin (360, PC)
  • Sega Splash! Golf (PC)
  • Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core (PSP)
  • Knights In The Nightmare (DS)
  • Mushroom Men (DS, Wii)
  • Fracture (360, PS3)

Featuring Reviews of:

  • Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
  • Dark Sector (360, PS3)
  • Viking: Battle For Asgard (360, PS3)
  • Turning Point: Fall Of Liberty (360, PC, PS3)
  • The World Ends With You (DS)
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Rings Of Fate (DS)
  • Mystery Dungeon: Shiren The Wanderer (DS)
  • Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed (Wii)
  • Insectiside (DS, PC)
  • Eco Creatures (DS)
  • Nanostray 2 (DS)
  • Dementium: The Ward (DS)
  • Rocketmen: Axis Of Evil (360, PS3)

Publication Date : May 2008

Creator : Future Publishing

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