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SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING GAMING, COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE

VOL 15 ISSUE 5 QUAD DAMAGE: Four special edition Borderlands covers Cover 1: Maya

E3 Free PC / PLAYSTATION / XBOX / NINTENDO

supplement No gimmicks, just games.

PREVIEWS Twelve previews from E3

HARDWARE Report back from Computex

BACK TO PANDORA What ya gonna do with treasure anyhow? All we got here is mud, guns, and dirt!

SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING GAMING, COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE

VOL 15 ISSUE 5 QUAD DAMAGE: Four special edition Borderlands covers Cover 2: Zer0

E3 Free supplement PC / PLAYSTATION / XBOX / NINTENDO

PREVIEWS Twelve previews from E3

HARDWARE Report back from Computex

No gimmicks, just games.

BACK TO PANDORA What ya gonna do with treasure anyhow? All we got here is mud, guns, and dirt!

SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING GAMING, COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE

VOL 15 ISSUE 5 QUAD DAMAGE: Four special edition Borderlands covers Cover 3: Salvador

E3 Free supplement PC / PLAYSTATION / XBOX / NINTENDO

No gimmicks, just games.

PREVIEWS Twelve previews from E3

HARDWARE Report back from Computex

BACK TO PANDORA What ya gonna do with treasure anyhow? All we got here is mud, guns, and dirt!

SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING GAMING, COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE

VOL 15 ISSUE 5 QUAD DAMAGE: Four special edition Borderlands covers Cover 4: Axton

E3 Free supplement PC / PLAYSTATION / XBOX / NINTENDO

No gimmicks, just games.

BACK TO PANDORA What ya gonna do with treasure anyhow? All we got here is mud, guns, and dirt!

PREVIEWS Twelve previews from E3

HARDWARE Report back from Computex

Features 28 HAVE YOU SEEN THESE GAMES? Editor Michael “RedTide“ James [email protected]

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I, Gamer The Game Stalker The Indie Investigator Miktar’s Meanderings Hardwired Game Over

Every year, E3 results in millions of milk cartons being sent out, each donning the faces of games conspicuously missing from the show. E3 2012 was no different, with a handful of massively anticipated titles disappearing from under our ever-watchful eye.

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