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Obsidian explain what tickles its funny bone
Feb 06
// Allistair Pinsof
Obsidian struck me as an odd choice for South Park: The Stick of Truth, an unprecedented epic RPG and comedy. With only a hint of comedy in games like Alpha Protocol and Fallout: New Vegas, I wondered if Obsidian would even ...
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New XCOM: Enemy Unknown images emerge


Jan 12
// Maurice Tan
Game Informer has shared three more images -- screenshots and concept art -- of Firaxis' upcoming XCOM: Enemy Unkown with the world. From the looks of it, the UI is pretty clean to fit the multiplatform approach and the new g...
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WHAT: South Park lives on as an RPG from Obsidian


Dec 01
// Dale North
Game Informer's January cover is of...South Park? Wait, don't laugh. South Park: The Game is a real game, a collaboration between THQ and Obsidian. This isn't some crap cash grab, either. Instead you'll get a full-blown RPG f...
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Game Informers's digital June issue free until May 30th


May 27
// Maurice Tan
To give people a taste of what the Digital Edition of Game Informer is all about, the June issue has been made available for free until May 30th. More importantly, it gives you the Assassin's Creed: Revelations (or: AssRevs) ...
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AC Revelations to wrap up Ezio, Altair storylines


May 12
// Nick Chester
Game Informer has kicked off its Assassin's Creed Revelations coverage with a massive three-part video interview with the game's creative director, Alexandre Amancio. According to Amancio, Ubisoft is looking to put a pretty l...
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Two new Mass Effect 3 screenshots show Salarian homeworld


Apr 21
// Maurice Tan
Game Informer has two new screenshots for Mass Effect 3. The screens show Cerberus forces opposing Shephard on the Salarian homeworld, which we all know as Sur'Kesh. Given that planets in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 were ei...
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Mass Effect 3 is Game Informer's May issue cover story


Apr 07
// Maurice Tan
Game Informer will have the scoop on a lot of Mass Effect 3 stuff, which means two things. First, now you'll have to buy that issue because it's MASS EFFECT. Second, that makes me sad because I'm not bloody likely to find a G...
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Amazing autographed DS auctioned to aid Japan


Mar 15
// Nick Chester
Game Informer's Meagan Marie has decided to part ways with an epic collectible: a Mario Kart edition Nintendo DS signed by Shigeru Miyamoto, Koji Kondo, Charles Martinet, Eiji Aonuma, and Martin Leung.The item is being sold o...
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Game Informer is now the 5th largest magazine in the US


Feb 08
// Dale North
Game Informer is big pimpin' these days. I remember when they weren't sh*t. A lot has changed since those days, hasn't it? Now they're they fifth largest magazine in the United States, according to the Audit Bureau of Circula...
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New Silent Hill is Silent Hill: Downpour


Jan 08
// Jim Sterling
The upcoming Silent Hill sequel, previously known as Silent Hill 8, has been officially named Silent Hill: Downpour in an upcoming issue of Game Informer.  First details of the game reveal a town so vast that it needs a ...
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Game Informer's Skyrim cover tease already translated


Jan 07
// Josh Tolentino
Well, that was quick. Barely hours after Game Informer's spartan-yet-intriguing cover art reveal for The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, intrepid fans have already gone and translated the mysterious text at the back of the mag. Of cou...
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Game Informer's Elder Scrolls Skyrim cover is a coy minx


Jan 06
// Jim Sterling
Game Informer has shared its upcoming Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim cover with the Internet, and it's not saying much. Or is it? According to the publication, those eldritch runes on the back cover are actually saying something imp...
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New Tomb Raider reveal coming soon?


Nov 15
// Nick Chester
As per Game Informer's style, its set to reveal a new game on December 6, and it just be Crystal Dynamic's next Tomb Raider title. The reveal is teased in the latest issue of the magazine, with a two page spread depicting the...
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First details on Marvel vs. Capcom 3 spring forth


May 09
// Matthew Razak
The latest issue of Game Informer has been quite, uhhh, informative. Not only did the mag bring us details on LittleBigPlanet 2, but it also revealed our first details on Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Some of you may be a bit disappoi...
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LittleBigPlanet 2 details revealed


May 08
// Matthew Razak
New details on the officially confirmed upcoming LittleBigPlanet 2 have been leaked onto the web from the latest issue of Game Informer, and damn, this ain't your younger-self-from-just-over-a-year-ago's game. From what was r...
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First look at Bulletstorm on May cover of Game Informer


Apr 10
// Matthew Razak
And so the trademark becomes a game, and there was much rejoicing. The next issue of Game Informer will be revealing Bulletstorm, which is being developed by Epic-owned (Gears of War) studio People Can Fly (Painkiller), and p...
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First L.A. Noire screens hit the Internet


Feb 15
// Nick Chester
Team Bondi's L.A. Noire is a reality, and this month's Game Informer is the proof -- a ten-paged spread detailing the game which is rumored to ship this year. The magazine didn't only just get an exclusive in print, but an ex...
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You won't need to sit down for this one, as it should come as no surprise -- Rockstar Games' L.A. Noire is no longer a PlayStation 3 exclusive. The title, which will be revealed in full in the next issue of Game Informer, is ...

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Game Informer pulls the sheet off the body of L.A. Noire


Feb 04
// Nick Chester
Surprise! Rockstar Games L.A. Noire actually exists! Game Informer has revealed its March issue and as some had expected, the cover features the billion-years-in-development title. The magazine's 10-page spread mentions that ...
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Game Informer's February issue is all about Halo: Reach


Jan 09
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Dying for some Halo: Reach info? Well then you're going to have to pick up the February issue of Game Informer as they'll be bringing us the first detailed look at the game. The February cover story will have ten pages of exc...
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Modern Warfare Wii compared to Modern Warfare PS3/360


Oct 15
// Jim Sterling
Really, Game Informer? Really? Is this what we're doing, now? We're comparing Wii games to PS3 and Xbox 360 ones? Apparently we are!Yes, Game Informer has seriously run comparison shots between Modern Warfare: Reflex on the W...
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Game Informer's Epic Mickey cover really IS epic (update)


Oct 05
// Jim Sterling
Check out the hotness! That right there is Game Informer's teasing cover image for the long-awaited Warren Spector-developed "Epic Mickey" game. Rumored to be a steampunk Wii game that gives grown-up Mickey Mouse fa...
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Facts, inFamous has them


Jun 27
// Matthew Razak
Here are some facts about inFamous: In addition to the kitchen espresso, the inFamous team traveled to Starbucks approximately 18,200 times. Two groups of 10 people per day, five days a week. There were 10 inFamous babies bor...
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Max needs a shave and a clean shirt in Max Payne 3


Jun 09
// Nick Chester
Game Informer will drop yet another exclusive in their July issue, this time with Rockstar's Max Payne 3. The issue's cover shows off the new look of the "dark hero reborn." Seems like the guy needs a shave and...

First info on Assassin's Creed 2 glides on to the net

Apr 09 // Nick Chester
- You'll have a ton of new weapons to choose from including an axe, a hammer, a mace, a spear, 2 different sword types, a spear axe, and 2 smaller blades - You CAN swim - Da Vincis workshop is in the game - Locations include Saint Marks Basilica, The Grand Canal, The Little Canal, and the Rialto bridge. - The game opens in 1476, Altair is from 1191 - So you do indeed play as a new ancestor of Altair / Desmond -You will see the countryside of Tuscany - The "Auditore" family is mentioned - The main characters name is Ezio Auditore de Firenze - He is a nobleman of Florence - Big characters are in the game including Machiavelli, Caterina Sofrza, and Lorenzo de Medici - YOU DO INDEED GLIDE on Da Vincis flying machine. - Game will feature a new notoriety system that governs how enemy soldiers and people will treat you. - You can disarm enemies and use their own weapons against them this time. - Each weapon has a special move. - 16 unique mission types. - No more ease dropping or pick pocketing missions. - If you get beat up to much you will need to see a street side doctor to regain full strength. - Hidden objects (like flags in the first one) are there to uncover but this time if you track them down you will get in-game bonuses that make it worth your time. - Items include, flags, statues, and gold coins and more that isnt mentioned. - New enemy types with unique attitudes and weaknesses are present in the game. Archers are mentioned, as well as elite enemies, dagger wielders, "Brutish" armored troops with heavy armor and 2 handed swords and axes, and an intelligent halberd enemy will probe hiding places with their weapons if they think you're near by. - While hiding in a hay bail you can assassinate people this time, but it may expose your position. - You can still climb towers and ride horses - The Lorendo de Medici assassination attempt is in the game. - There is now a night and day sequence in the game. - 240 people are working on this title.
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It looks like our friends over at ScrewAttack's Hard News have gotten their hands on the latest issue of Game Informer a little early. You know, the one with Assassin's Creed 2 on the cover? Knowing how excited we were about ...

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Resistance 2 details revealed


Jan 11
// Qais Fulton
The latest issue of Game Informer hit shelves today, and nestled between its glossy pages are the newest details on Resistance 2.  Anyone with a lick of sense and a PS3 (and some without) has been greatly anticipating th...
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Jack Thompson whines about possible GTAIV spoof


Sep 18
// Jim Sterling
It seems that Jack Thompson, my favorite person in the whole wide world, is an avid Game Informer reader. After recently reading an article printed in the magazine, Thompson is worried that he's being parodied by Rockstar's G...
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Game Informer reveals EA's entry into the survival horror ring: Dead Space


Sep 14
// Dale North
Game Informer's Web site has posted the cover of their October issue, which features an image of EA's new survival horror title Dead Space. Their October exclusive cover story will reveal details on the game that is supposedl...

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