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    Default Listing of Games on the Cover of Game Informer (Updated: 02/16/2009)

    This is the fourth magazine that I have attempted to compile a list of all issues since it's inception. List is complete up till the current issue (March 2009). Thanks to everyone who helped:

    Updated: 02/16/2009

    1991
    [ ] GI 001 (Fall 1991): Sonic the Hedgehog
    [ ] GI 002 (Nov/Dec 1991): ToeJam & Earl

    1992
    [ ] GI 003 (Jan/Feb 1992): Lemmings
    [ ] GI 004 (Spring 1992): Super Adventure Island
    [ ] GI 005 (Summer 1992): Stanley: The Search for Dr. Livingston
    [ ] GI 006 (Sep/Oct 1992): Felix the Cat
    [ ] GI 007 (Nov/Dec 1992): Chester Cheetah

    1993
    [ ] GI 008 (Jan/Feb 1993): Mega Man 5
    [ ] GI 009 (Mar/Apr 1993): Bubsy
    [ ] GI 010 (May/Jun 1993): Dinosaur Games
    [ ] GI 011 (Jul/Aug 1993): Jungle Strike
    [ ] GI 012 (Sep/Oct 1993): Mortal Kombat
    [ ] GI 013 (Nov/Dec 1993): Aladdin

    1994
    [ ] GI 014 (Jan/Feb 1994): NBA Jam
    [ ] GI 015 (Mar/Apr 1994): Boom Shak-A-Laka! (basketball)
    [ ] GI 016 (May/Jun 1994): MLBPA Baseball
    [ ] GI 017 (Jul/Aug 1994): BattleTech
    [ ] GI 018 (Sep/Oct 1994): Mortal Kombat II
    [ ] GI 019 (November 1994): Sonic & Knuckles
    [ ] GI 020 (December 1994): Doom 32X

    1995
    [ ] GI 021 (Jan 1995): Ristar
    [ ] GI 022 (Feb 1995): Killer Instinct
    [ ] GI 023 (Mar 1995): NBA Jam: Tournament Edition
    [ ] GI 024 (Apr 1995): Eternal Champions
    [ ] GI 025 (May 1995): Gex
    [ ] GI 026 (Jun 1995): Daytona USA
    [ ] GI 027 (Jul 1995): The Adventures of Batman and Robin
    [ ] GI 028 (Aug 1995): Lunar: Eternal Blue
    [ ] GI 029 (Sep 1995): Killer Instinct
    [ ] GI 030 (Oct 1995): Mortal Kombat 3
    [ ] GI 031 (Nov 1995): Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
    [ ] GI 032 (Dec 1995): Toy Story

    1996
    [ ] GI 033 (Jan 1996): Nintendo Ultra 64 (Mario)
    [ ] GI 034 (Feb 1996): Descent
    [ ] GI 035 (Mar 1996): Resident Evil
    [ ] GI 036 (Apr 1996): Super Mario RPG
    [ ] GI 037 (May 1996): Panzer Dragoon 2 Zwei
    [ ] GI 038 (Jun 1996): Tekken 2
    [ ] GI 039 (Jul 1996): Legend of Oasis
    [ ] GI 040 (Aug 1996): Super Mario 64
    [ ] GI 041 (Sep 1996): Crash Bandicoot
    [ ] GI 042 (Oct 1996): Tobal No.1
    [ ] GI 043 (Nov 1996): Tomb Raider
    [ ] GI 044 (Dec 1996): Twisted Metal 2

    1997
    [ ] GI 045 (Jan 1997): Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
    [ ] GI 046 (Feb 1997): Mario Kart 64
    [ ] GI 047 (Mar 1997): Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
    [ ] GI 048 (Apr 1997): NBA Shoot Out '97
    [ ] GI 049 (May 1997): Fighters Megamix
    [ ] GI 050 (Jun 1997): Star Fox 64
    [ ] GI 051 (Jul 1997): Treasures of the Deep
    [ ] GI 052 (Aug 1997): Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
    [ ] GI 053 (Sep 1997): Final Fantasy VII
    [ ] GI 054 (Oct 1997): Madden 64
    [ ] GI 055 (Nov 1997): Crash 2: Cortex Strikes Back
    [ ] GI 056 (Dec 1997): Tomb Raider 2

    1998
    [ ] GI 057 (Jan 1998): Resident Evil 2
    [ ] GI 058 (Feb 1998): Yoshi's Story
    [ ] GI 059 (Mar 1998): Gex: Enter the Gecko
    [ ] GI 060 (Apr 1998): 1080 Snowboardings
    [ ] GI 061 (May 1998): Tekken 3
    [ ] GI 062 (Jun 1998): Banjo-Kazooie
    [ ] GI 063 (Jul 1998): Mission: Impossible
    [ ] GI 064 (Aug 1998): Heart of Darkness
    [ ] GI 065 (Sep 1998): Spyro the Dragon
    [ ] GI 066 (Oct 1998): Rouge Trip
    [ ] GI 067 (Nov 1998): Metal Gear Solid
    [ ] GI 068 (Dec 1998): Zelda 64

    1999
    [ ] GI 069 (Jan 1999): Tuork 2: Seeds of Evil
    [ ] GI 070 (Feb 1999): Street Fighter Perfection
    [ ] GI 071 (Mar 1999): Syphon Filter
    [ ] GI 072 (Apr 1999): Super Smash Bros.
    [ ] GI 073 (May 1999): Star Wars: Episode I Racer
    [ ] GI 074 (Jun 1999): Crash Team Racing
    [ ] GI 075 (Jul 1999): Ape Escape
    [ ] GI 076 (Aug 1999): WWF Attitude Hits Rock Bottom
    [ ] GI 077 (Sep 1999): Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
    [ ] GI 078 (Oct 1999): Ready to Blow? (Dreamcast)
    [ ] GI 079 (Nov 1999): Tony Hawk's Pro Skater
    [ ] GI 080 (Dec 1999): Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

    2000
    [ ] GI 081 (Jan 2000): Tomba!
    [ ] GI 082 (Feb 2000): Crazy Taxi
    [ ] GI 083 (Mar 2000): Fear Effect
    [ ] GI 084 (Apr 2000): Syphon Filter 2
    [ ] GI 085 (May 2000): Wild Arms 2
    [ ] GI 086 (Jun 2000): The Legend of Dragoon
    [ ] GI 087 (Jul 2000): WWF Games
    [ ] GI 088 (Aug 2000): 007: Bond is Back
    [ ] GI 089 (Sep 2000): Final Fantasy IX
    [ ] GI 090 (Oct 2000): Dino Crisis 2
    [ ] GI 091 (Nov 2000): Playstation 2 is Here
    [ ] GI 092 (Dec 2000): Red Faction

    2001
    [ ] GI 093 (Jan 2001): Twisted Metal Black
    [ ] GI 094 (Feb 2001): Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
    [ ] GI 095 (Mar 2001): Onimush: Warlords
    [ ] GI 096 (Apr 2001): Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance
    [ ] GI 097 (May 2001): Azurik: Rise of Perathia
    [ ] GI 098 (Jun 2001): WWF (Smackdown! & Raw is War)
    [ ] GI 099 (Jul 2001): Star Fox Leads the Gamecube Invasion
    [ ] GI 100 (Aug 2001): 100th Issue Spectacular
    [ ] GI 101 (Sep 2001): Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
    [ ] GI 102 (Oct 2001): Devil May Cry
    [ ] GI 103 (Nov 2001): Gamecube vs. Xbox
    [ ] GI 104 (Dec 2001): Metal Gear Solid 2

    2002
    [ ] GI 105 (Jan 2002): Final Fantasy X
    [ ] GI 106 (Feb 2002): Turok Evolution
    [ ] GI 107 (Mar 2002): Maximo
    [ ] GI 108 (Apr 2002): Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance
    [ ] GI 109 (May 2002): Ratchet & Clank
    [ ] GI 110 (Jun 2002): Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4
    [ ] GI 111 (Jul 2002): the Getaway
    [ ] GI 112 (Aug 2002): Sex, Lies, & Video Games
    [ ] GI 113 (Sep 2002): Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
    [ ] GI 114 (Oct 2002): Devil May Cry 2
    [ ] GI 115 (Nov 2002): StarCraft Ghost
    [ ] GI 116 (Dec 2002): Enter the Matrix

    2003
    [ ] GI 117 (Jan 2003): Fable
    [ ] GI 118 (Feb 2003): Midnight Club 2
    [ ] GI 119 (Mar 2003): X-Men (Legends & X2)
    [ ] GI 120 (Apr 2003): Syphon Filter: Omega
    [ ] GI 121 (May 2003): Counter-Strike (X-Box)
    [ ] GI 122 (Jun 2003): Tony Hawk's Underground / Spider-Man (2 cover variants)
    [ ] GI 123 (Jul 2003): Champions of Norrath (Everquest)
    [ ] GI 124 (Aug 2003): Gran Turismo 4
    [ ] GI 125 (Sep 2003): Max Payne 2
    [ ] GI 126 (Oct 2003): Jade Empire
    [ ] GI 127 (Nov 2003): Dead to Rights 2: Hell to Pay
    [ ] GI 128 (Dec 2003): Call of Duty: Finest Hour

    2004
    [ ] GI 129 (Jan 2004): Video Games 2003: the Year in Review
    [ ] GI 130 (Feb 2004): Riddick
    [ ] GI 131 (Mar 2004): Resident Evil 4
    [ ] GI 132 (Apr 2004): Jak 3
    [ ] GI 133 (May 2004): Halo 2
    [ ] GI 134 (Jun 2004): Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
    [ ] GI 135 (Jul 2004): Metroid Prime 2
    [ ] GI 136 (Aug 2004): Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
    [ ] GI 137 (Sep 2004): Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition
    [ ] GI 138 (Oct 2004): The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
    [ ] GI 139 (Nov 2004): Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks
    [ ] GI 140 (Dec 2004): Batman Begins

    2005
    [ ] GI 141 (Jan 2005): Fear & Respect
    [ ] GI 142 (Feb 2005): Fantastic Four
    [ ] GI 143 (Mar 2005): Condemned
    [ ] GI 144 (Apr 2005): 007: From Russia with Love
    [ ] GI 145 (May 2005): the Warriors
    [ ] GI 146 (Jun 2005): Gears of War
    [ ] GI 147 (Jul 2005): Gun
    [ ] GI 148 (Aug 2005): King Kong
    [ ] GI 149 (Sep 2005): Def Jam & Fight Night
    [ ] GI 150 (Oct 2005): Crackdown
    [ ] GI 151 (Nov 2005): Superman Returns
    [ ] GI 152 (Dec 2005): Metal Gear Solid 4

    2006
    [ ] GI 153 (Jan 2006): Splinter Cell: Double Agent
    [ ] GI 154 (Feb 2006): Medal of Honor: Airborne
    [ ] GI 155 (Mar 2006): Bioshock
    [ ] GI 156 (Apr 2006): God of War 2
    [ ] GI 157 (May 2006): Red Steel
    [ ] GI 158 (Jun 2006): Assassin's Creed
    [ ] GI 159 (Jul 2006): Need for Speed Carbon
    [ ] GI 160 (Aug 2006): Kane & Lynch
    [ ] GI 161 (Sep 2006): Bully (PS2)
    [ ] GI 162(Oct 2006): Devil May Cry 4
    [ ] GI 163 (Nov 2006): Dark Sector
    [ ] GI 164 (Dec 2006): Ghost Recon: Advanced War Fighter 2

    2007
    [ ] GI 165 (Jan 2007): The Top 50 Games of 2006
    [ ] GI 166 (Feb 2007): Blue Dragon
    [ ] GI 167 (Mar 2007): Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
    [ ] GI 168 (Apr 2007): Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
    [ ] GI 169 (May 2007): Grand Theft Auto IV
    [ ] GI 170 (Jun 2007): Call of Duty 4
    [ ] GI 171 (Jul 2007): Fallout 3
    [ ] GI 172 (Aug 2007): Prototype
    [ ] GI 173 (Sep 2007): Borderlands
    [ ] GI 174 (Oct 2007): Dead Space
    [ ] GI 175 (Nov 2007): Brutal Legend
    [ ] GI 176 (Dec 2007): Ghostbusters

    2008
    [ ] GI 177 (Jan 2008): Tiberium
    [ ] GI 178 (Feb 2008): Resistance 2
    [ ] GI 179 (Mar 2008): Aliens: Colonial Marines
    [ ] GI 180 (Apr 2008): Alpha Protocol
    [ ] GI 181 (May 2008): Gears of War 2 (2 color cover variants)
    [ ] GI 182 (Jun 2008): Guitar Hero 4
    [ ] GI 183 (Jul 2008): Infamous
    [ ] GI 184 (Aug 2008): Wolfenstein
    [ ] GI 185 (Sep 2008): Batman: Arkham Asylum (Joker & Batman cover variants)
    [ ] GI 186 (Oct 2008): Star Trek Online
    [ ] GI 187 (Nov 2008): Dragon Age Origins
    [ ] GI 188 (Dec 2008): Halo 3: Recon

    2009
    [ ] GI 189 (Jan 2009): Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
    [ ] GI 190 (Feb 2009): Singularity
    [ ] GI 191 (Mar 2009): God of War III

    Other magazine list threads:
    PSM (now PTOM)
    EGM
    GamePro

    The above three are ones I did up. A big thanks to Rob2600 for doing the one for Nintendo Power
    Nintendo Power
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    Massive update with issues from this decade. Still have a few bare spots to find issues for (particularly 1995 through 1998) but will keep working on it.

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    BUMP. Dec 2008 issue added. Forgot to add November's issue so I'll add that when I get home tonight.

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    August 1997: Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
    October 1998: Rouge Trip

    Got a bunch at home...should be able to go through them and get you some info Monday.
    RIP bargora, you will be greatly missed.That is how we do things on Giedion Prime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oobgarm View Post
    August 1997: Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
    October 1998: Rouge Trip

    Got a bunch at home...should be able to go through them and get you some info Monday.
    Added, thanks.

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    You know there is a poster in the middle of issue #100 that has pictures of the front cover for every issue up to that point? Should help you quite a bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by mario2butts View Post
    You know there is a poster in the middle of issue #100 that has pictures of the front cover for every issue up to that point? Should help you quite a bit
    Oddly Enough I hadn't had a chance to look through that issue yet. That should help me quite a bit.

    edit: Well, that helped me complete the list. So massive thanks, mario2butts.
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    Finally got around to updating the list:

    [ ] GI 189 (Jan 2009): Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
    [ ] GI 190 (Feb 2009): Singularity

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    March's issue:

    [ ] GI 191 (Mar 2009): God of War III

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