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This issue is dated January 2013 and priced at £4.99. It was released in November 2012.

Day OneEdit

The Big Shot - Bioshock: Infinite - 4 pages (10-13)

Hands On - DmC (Devil May Cry) - 2 pages (14-15)

Hands On - Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel - ½ page (16)

Latest Info - Ninja Gaiden Z - 1½ pages (16-17)

Latest Info - Gears of War: Judgment - 2 pages (18-19)

New Shots - Aliens: Colonial Marines - ½ page (20)

Latest Info - Grand Theft Auto V - 1½ pages (20-21)

First Look - Painkiller: Hell & Damnation - 1 page (22)

PrimerEdit

What's Wrong with Metro? - 3 pages (25-27)

One year and one major update later, 360's latest dashboard interface is still failing its users.  Here's why

Ninjas vs Japanese office workers - 2 pages (28-29)

Welcome to the new residence of Mega Man creator Inafune.

Free XBL Gold and COD for £1 - 1 page (31)

This year's best Xmas deals, investigated

The Analyser - Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - 1½ pages (32-33)

The Score Clinic - Resident Evil 6 - 1 page (34)

Cosplay Corner - (37)

XBW Interview: Dan Hay - 1 page (38)

The Far Cry 3 producer talks tattoos, gliders and using buffalo as an army.

FeaturesEdit

First Person - 3 pages (43-45)

"Games won't get the same respect as movies merely by selling more copies" - Daniel Dawkins
"Beyond Good & Evil will outsell MOH: Warfighter" - Alex Dale
"The best thing about games doesn't have a proper name" - Christian Donlan

Replies - 2 pages (46-47)

The 14 Game-Changing Features of Xbox 720 - 8 pages (48-55)

20 great Xbox games that last longer than 50 hours - 6 pages (56-61)

Why I Love... Batman - Tim Weaver - 4 pages (62-65)

Rocksteady were the first developer to truly understand Batman, says Tim Weaver

Why We Play - 8 pages (66-73)

PSM3 talks to developers, journalists and gamers to find out the real reasons why they play games, from neuro-science to uplifting triumphs over the odds.

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Score
Halo 4 Microsoft Michael Gapper 6 76-81 8.0
Assassin's Creed III Ubisoft Andy Kelly 4 82-85 8.0
Need for Speed: Most Wanted Electronic Arts Ben Griffin 2 86-87 7.5
Medal of Honor: Warfighter Electronic Arts Ben Griffin 1 88 6.9
Of Orcs and Men Focus Amy Stokes 0.5 89 4.9
WRC 3 Blackbean Ben Griffin 0.5 89 7.0
Hitman: Absolution Square Enix Andy Hartup 4 90-93 9.0
Forza Horizon Microsoft Michael Gapper 4 94-97 9.0
WWE '13 THQ Alex Dale 2 98-99 5.8
007 Legends Activision Ben Griffin 1 100 4.0
Fable: The Journey Microsoft Ben Griffin 1 102 6.1
Serious Sam 3: BFE Devolver Digital Matt Lees 1 104 5.0
Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise 505 Games Nathan Irvine 0.5 105 1.5
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Sega Rob Pearson 0.5 105 7.7

UpgradeEdit

Bulletpoint - 4 pages

15 essential tips for career mode in FIFA 13 - (106-107)
15 essential tips for gameplay and online in FIFA 13 - (108-109)

The XBW Hot List - 2 pages (110-111)

Last Laugh: Would you kindly...? - 1 page (114)

Other CreditsEdit

Editorial
Associate Editor

Andy Hartup

Features Editor

Michael Gapper

Managing Art Editor

Milford Coppock

Deputy Art Editor

Stephen Hanlon

Contributors

Louise Blain, David Bryant, Roy Delaney, Sarah Ditum, Christian Donlan, Grant Howitt, Nathan Irvine, Phil Iwaniuk, Edward Lewis, Rob Pearson, Rob Redman, Daniel Robson, Amy Stokes, Rob Taylor, Alvin Weetman, Helen Woodey, Matt Lees

Games Room
Managing Editor

Tim Weaver

Games Editor

Andy Kelly, Alex Dale

Staff Writer

Ben Griffin, Iain Wilson

Issue IndexEdit

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