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This magazine was dated May 2013 and priced at £3.99.

UpfrontEdit

Four Play - 2 pages (8-9)

Sony reveal PS4! We don't know what it looks like but we're excited about what it can do...

25 things you need to know about the PS4 - 2 pages (10-11)

Your one stop shop for every knowledge nugget from Sony's next-gen announcement barrage...

Big Shots: PS4 Special - 2 pages (12-13)

Nine PS4 uber-beauts to usher in a new generation of gaming.

PlayStation 4: Who's working on it? - 2 pages (14-15)

Glance ye, at this list of confirmed developers, and what they might be making!

Green piece - (16)

Look out for a lot more Luigi, and a tiny new box for under the TV.

'softly does it - (16)

MS expected to announce new Xbox soon.

In the nick of time - 1 page (17)

A next-gen reboot of classic pilfer 'em up Thief sneaks behind us. Can it reignite the old flames?

Party Hardy! - Julia Hardy - 1 page (19)

The month in games: April-May - 1 page (20)

FeaturesEdit

X Marks the Spot - Andy Kelly - 8 pages (22-29)

Digging for treasure in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Destined for greatness - Matthew Pellett - 8 pages (44-51)

GM journeys to Seattle for the unveiling of Buungie's interplanetary shooter Destiny - the game aiming to revamp the biggest genre on Earth (and beyond)...

Trouble in Paradise - Matthew Pellett - 4 pages (2a-5a)

Dead Island is back from the dead - but does sequel Riptide impress in our exclusive hands-on?

GM Fanbase - 6 pages (52-57)

Hall of Fame - 5 pages (106-110)

PreviewsEdit

Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS) - Matthew Castle - 4 pages (30-33)

GRID 2 (360,PS3,PC) - Chris Scullion - 2 pages (34-35)

Star Trek (360,PS3,PC) - Jordan Farley - 2 pages (36-37)

The Last of Us (PS3) - Nathan Ditum - 2 pages (38-39)

Tales of Xillia (PS3) - Matthew Sakuraoka-Gilman - 1 page (40)

Killzone: Mercenary (Vita) - Phil Iwaniuk - 1 page (41)

Indie Master - 2 pages (42-43)

Slender: The Arrival - 1 page (42)

Galaxy on Fire - Alliances - ½ page (89)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Rating (%)
BioShock Infinite 2k Games PC Alex Dale 6 58-63 91
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Capcom Wii U Matthew Castle 2 64-65 88
Gears of War: Judgment Microsoft Xbox 360 Ben Griffin 2 66-67 85
Luigi's Mansion 2 Nintendo 3DS Matt Gilman 4 68-71 92
God of War: Ascension Sony PS3 Ben Griffin 2 72-73 75
LEGO City: Undercover Nintendo Wii U Chris Scullion 2 74-75 82
The Tyranny of King Washington: The Betrayal Ubisoft Xbox 360 Andy Kelly 0.5 77 80
Special Forces: Team X Zombie Studios Xbox 360 Matthew Pellett 0.12 77 64
Dollar Dash Candygun Games Xbox 360 Matthew Pellett 0.12 77 26
Capcom Arcade Cabinet Capcom Xbox 360 Matthew Pellett 0.12 77 61
Serious Sam Double D XXL Mommy's Best Games Xbox 360 Matthew Pellett 0.12 77 79
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Konami 3DS Alex Dale 1 78 84
NightSky Nicalis 3DS Matthew Castle 0.5 79 58
Zen Pinball 2 Zen Studios Wii U Matthew Castle 0.12 79 67
Balloon Fight Nintendo Wii U Matthew Castle 0.12 79 68
Picross e2 Nintendo 3DS Matthew Castle 0.12 79 65
F-Zero Nintendo Wii U Matthew Castle 0.12 79 72
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Sony PS3 Rob Pearson 1 80 81
Sumioni: Demon Arts Xseed Vita Louise Blain 0.5 81 49
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken Ratloop Vita Louise Blain 0.12 81 78
Alien Breed Team 17 Vita Louise Blain 0.12 81 52
Urban Trial Freestyle Tate Interactive PS3/Vita Louise Blain 0.12 81 75
Demon's Souls From Software PS3 Louise Blain 0.12 81 88
Actual Sunlight Will O'Neill PC Craig Owens 0.5 83 85
Proteus Twistedtree PC Craig Owens 0.5 84 87
Ragnarok Odyssey Vita Louise Blain 0.16 84 64
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Vita Louise Blain 0.16 84 67
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army PC Matthew Pellett 0.16 84 69
Real Racing 3 Electronic Arts iOS, Android Andy Hartup 0.66 86 70
Galaxy on Fire 2 HD Fishlabs iOS, Android Matt Gilman 0.16 86 90
Dream House Days Kairosoft Android James Nouch 0.16 86 80
Covenant of Solitude Kemco Android James Nouch 0.16 87 82
Tennis in the Face 10tons iOS Matt Gilman 0.16 87 80
Rock Runners Recoil Games iOS Matt Gilman 0.16 87 84
Wild Chords Ovelin iOS Matt Gilman 0.16 87 86
Cordy 2 SilverTree iOS James Nouch 0.5 88 85
Year Walk Simogo iOS Andy Hartup 0.33 88 90
Fightning Fantasy: House of Hell Tin Man Games iOS, Android Matt Gilman 0.16 88 78
Metal Slug 2 SNK Playmore iOS, Android Matt Gilman 0.16 89 75
Pixel People LambdaMu iOS Matt Gilman 0.16 89 75
Kairo Locked Door iOS Matt Gilman 0.16 89 70
Table Top Racing Playrise iOS Matt Gilman 0.16 89 78

Free Games: 8 Ball Pool, Folds - Origami, Pour the Fish, Roar Rampage - Mike Harris - ½ page (83)

GMXSEdit

Andy Kelly loves... but he's obsessed with... SimCity - 2 pages (90-91)

We Love Old Games - 1½ pages (92-93)

Written by Leigh Loveday

Game Title Format Retro Rating (%)
Final Fight 3 SNES 80
R-Type Final PlayStation 2 86
Final Fantasy VIII PlayStation 92
Kurushi Final PlayStation 81
C-12: Final Resistance PlayStation 69
Final Assault C64 64
Final Doom PC 72
Final Star Force Arcade 55
Final Blow Arcade 50
Final Approach Atari 2600 37

Classic GM: Issue 87 - (93)

The Time Machine: Sega Mega-CD - 2 pages (94-95)

New Stuff - 2 pages (96-97)

Cheat!Edit

Easter Eggstravaganza - 2 pages (98-99)

Celebrate the Easter holidays by digging out your old games and finding ten of the best Easter Eggs of this generation.

Secret Service - 2 pages (100-101)

Other CreditsEdit

Staff Writer

Matthew Sakuraoka-Gilman

Art Editor

Ian Lloyd-Edwards

Deputy Art Editor

Stephen Hanlon

Production Editor

Daniella Lucas

Contributors

Louise Blain, Jonathan BlythMatthew Castle, Alex Dale, Nathan Ditum, Ian Evenden, Jordan Farley, Ben Griffin, Julia Hardy, Mike Harris, Andy Hartup, Phil Iwaniuk, Andy Kelly, Leigh Loveday, James Nouch, Craig Owens, Chris Scullion

External LinksEdit

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