01/03/06 - Uncooked Media announced today that the latest issue of 360 GAMER magazine will feature the first UK hands-on playtest of Shivering Isles on Xbox 360, the sequel to the Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles is an expansion pack that provides over 30 hours of new game content, set in the Realm of Madness, the domain of mad Lord Sheogorath. And Xbox 360 GAMER magazine is the first UK print mag to have exclusive hands-on access, with the massive report - including new and exclusive screenshots that have never been seen before - appearing in issue #23, on sale Thursday 8 March.
As well as a full playtest, this issue also has a stunning wraparound cover celebrating the Xbox 360's first full expansion pack, as well as a candid interview with Bethesda's Pete Hines where he exclusively reveals to 360 GAMER what the future holds for Oblivion.
Stu Taylor, Group Editor, Uncooked Media said:
"Oblivion has been a phenomenal hit with the team and, more importantly, with our readers which is why they voted it as their Game of the Year in the recent 360 GAMER Reader Awards. Being the first UK Xbox 360 mag to get hands-on time with the game has been fantastic, particularly as we have been provided with some fantastic new and exclusive info and imagery to support it."
360 GAMER #23 also features the exclusive UK review of Sega's Virtua Tennis 3, plus independent and unbiased reviews of Bullet Witch, Def Jam ICON, Brian Lara Cricket 2007, UEFA Champions League 2006-2007, Samurai Warriors 2 Empires and more.
Features this issue cover whether women are being mis-marketed by the games industry, how XNA will revolutionise independent game development and what gamers most want to see in Gears of War 2. Plus there are previews of Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Crysis, Two Worlds, Championship Manager 2007, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, Fable 2 and more.
Xbox 360 GAMER was launched by Uncooked Media in October 2005, and is the only UK Xbox 360 magazine published every three weeks. It also offers unbeatable value with a standard retail price of £2.99 for 132 pages, and is available through the likes of WHSmith, HMV, Gamestation, Borders and newsagents. Xbox 360 GAMER is a member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
About Uncooked Media
Uncooked Media Ltd was founded in the UK in 2003. It is a specialist magazine publisher covering such diverse topics as videogames, Asian pop culture, trading cards and American wrestling. Uncooked currently publishes NEO - the UK's only dedicated magazine for anime, manga, videogames and Asian cult cinema; 360 GAMER - the UK's only three-weekly magazine for Xbox 360 gaming; and Fighting Spirit - the UK's only magazine dedicated to wrestling and mixed martial arts.
For more information:
Stu Taylor, Group Editor, Uncooked Media, 01202 331989 or email@example.com
Tarik Alozdi, Sales & Marketing Manager, Uncooked Media, 01202 606389 or firstname.lastname@example.org