On the cover this time around we have Mafia II - the follow-up to 2K's overwhelmingly popular gangster sandbox title. Game Console writer Ryan Eyers speaks speaks to the game's senior producer Denby Grace about what we can expect from 2K's second Mafia offering following the bar set by the likes of Red Dead Redemption.
You'll also find full reviews of Super Mario Galaxy 2, Crackdown 2, Blur, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, LEGO Harry Potter, Toy Story 3, SBK X: Superbike World Championship, Samurai Warriors 3 and more inside!
This month in Improve Your Game, two-time Asia Pacific World Cyber Games champion Mason "m4ssiah" Maddox offers his nine top tips to improve your Guitar Hero 5 skills.
In Game Console's hardware-review section we take a look at the Energizer Charging Stations for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and also the Razer Imperator gaming mouse for PC! And featured in our DVD/Blu-ray section are Japanese historical-fantasy film Goemon and anime series re-imaginging Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
Finally, we've got all the great giveaways that you've come to expect: the Microsoft Sidewinder X4 gaming keyboard, a LifeCam Cinema webcam, WWE DVDs from Shock Records, and of course, the culmination of our long-running iPad and cash giveaways.
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