The lights are on
The next issue
of Game Informer is so big we needed five different covers. The August edition of
Game Informer features our E3 Hot 50 list, a ranking of the most intriguing
games shown at the annual convention.
We chose five games from our list that represented all the diversity and excitement of the show and honored them with
custom artwork created by Game Informer graphic designer Laleh Azarshin and Samm Langer. Game
Informer's print run was split five ways, divided among covers for Watch Dogs,
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds,
Destiny, and Need for Speed: Rivals.
issue (#244) gives you in-depth previews of all the games that mattered at E3, intel
on some of the best trailers at the show, and some choice quotes from the
industry's best and brightest. From blockbuster shooters like Titanfall and
Destiny to new entries in the Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong Country
franchises, we've got it all. We also
analyze the showing of the three major console manufacturers, handing out our
annual and controversial E3 Report Card grades.
We'll also give
you reviews on some of the year's biggest games, including Naughty Dog's
striking The Last of Us, Nintendo's infectious Animal Crossing: New Leaf,
Company of Heroes 2, and a conversation with DICE's general manager Karl Magnus
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At the top of
this article is the Watch Dogs-inspired cover. You can take a look at the other
four below. Be sure to check out our E3 Hot 50 hub page for a month's worth of
[Note: click on image below to see the full Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare cover and back cover design]
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Lets hope I get the Zelda one!
These covers look amazing! I seriously hope that I get the Zelda one. That one is my favorite!
Thoughts on the covers:
PVZ: Cool and artistic, I like.
Zelda: HOLY ******** ***** * **** ZELDA GIMEGIMEGIMEGIMEGIMEGIMEGIMEGIME!!!!!!!!!!!
Um.... Destiny maybe?: Still not 100% sure what that is.....
NFS?: Meh racing game. Glad to see a cop car..... I think.
Why does the Destiny one remind me of Killzone?
great covers! im hoping for the destiny, or watch dogs covers. keep up the good work GI!
hope that we can somehow get posters of all of them. that would be sweet.
Is there a way to get these in the UK?
I hope I get Zelda!
Awesome covers! One of my favorite issues to read. Thank you Game Informer Staff for the E3 Hot 50 list.
Damn. I forgot to renew my subscription
Well, despite the haters, I think the covers look awesome. You don't need cutting edge graphics and artistic techniques to make great covers.
The PvZ, Watch Dogs, and Zelda covers are my favorites and I hope I get one of those.
The Plants Vs Zombies one reminds of Habitat skateboards. I like it. Actually, I like all of them.
So happy I got the Watch Dogs cover. TLOZ cover would have been awesome as well.
Awesome work guys.
PvZ and zelda covers are definatley the best