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w w w . p r o p h e c y. c o . z a March 2003 | Volume 5 Issue 12 SA Edition

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S FEATURES 18 80 92

PlayStation SA Interview Hardcore Mouse Roundup Unreal Tournament 2003: Level Editing

PREVIEWS 38 42 42 44 46 50 52

Freelancer Tropico 2: Pirate Cove Blitzkrieg KnightShift Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners Hannibal

PC REVIEWS Sim City 4 Scrabble 2003 Project Nomads Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2003 Elder Scrolls 3: Tribunal

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Ed’s Note Inbox Domain of The_Basilisk Freeloader Role Playing Anime Lazy Gamer’s Guide: PC Case Community.co.za PC News Console News Technology News The Awards Competition: Splinter Cell & TOCA Race Driver Subscriptions The Web Leisure Reviews - Music & DVDs Send Off

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Creative CardCam Value Creative PC-Cam 550 Logitech GameCube Force Feedback Wheel GameCube Wavebird Logitech z-640 speakers Logitech MOMO Force Feedback Wheel Hey-Ban Flat Speaker System Shuttle XPC Creative I-trigue 2.1 Speakers A-Open H600B Computer Housing A-Open Sound Activated Fluorescent Lamp Mouse Bungee

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HARDWARE

CONSOLE REVIEWS Tekken 4 (PS2) WRC II Extreme (PS2) The Simpsons Skateboarding (PS2) WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth (PS2) X-Men: Next Dimension (PS2) Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly (PS2) Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 (PS2) Resident Evil: Code Veronica X (PS2) Legion: Legend of Excalibur (PS2) Metroid Fusion (GBA) Monster Force (GBA) Spyro: Season of Ice (GBA) Spyro 2: Season of Flame (GBA) Super Mario Sunshine (GCN) Mario Party 4 (GCN) NFS Hot Pursuit 2 (XBox) SSX Tricky (XBox)

This month’s cover: Tekken 4 - Go to page 68 now!

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March NAG Cover CD DEMOS Chain Reaction Enclave IGI 2 Covert Strike

4.1 MB 190 MB 138 MB

MOVIES Freelancer The Animatrix: Second Rennaisance Part 1 The Matrix Reloaded Trailer

10 MB 141 MB 23.9 MB

PATCHES Battlefield 1942 Patch v13.exe Morrowind Tribunal v1.4.1313. Unreal Tournament 2003 v2186 Warcraft III v1.05 Patch

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MODIFICATIONS - ADD ONS Age Of Mythology Media Player Skin [Windows XP] Command & Conquer Generals Combat Cards Unreal II Winamp 2 Skin Unreal Tournament 2003 Digital Extremes Bonus Pack

1.5 MB 1 MB 0.3 MB 73 MB

UTILITIES InstallWatch Pro 2.5 Pointifex II Demo Quotes 2002 RegCleaner

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CHEATS Cheatbook Database 2002 v2.0 August Update September Update October Update November Update December Update January Update February Update

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ed’s note Winners Integrity is a four letter word The latest on game reviewers… Before I start this I guess I should say that none of the below applies to any of the NAG reviewers. There - now that the compulsory disclaimer is in place I can start the slamming… [just kidding]. Lately there is a trend developing in the game reviewing discipline, an annoying trend that doesn't seem to be going away… I expect I can speak with some authority on this subject because a. I've been playing games for the last 22 years. b. I've been reading game reviews since game reviews were first written. c. As far as I can determine, I wrote the first game review [screenshots taken with a camera aimed at my Commodore Amiga monitor] in South Africa. d. I am now the Editor of an actual gaming magazine. e. I think I'm always right. The trend I'm talking about here is the fact that everyone these days thinks they can be a game reviewer; sure, it's easy to express an opinion ab