This magazine, known as "E3 2002", was released in July 2002.

July Gallery of GamesEdit

If you look in the first half of page 24, there are beta screenshots of Super Mario Sunshine from earlier in 2002.

Big Blowout for the Pink PowerhouseEdit

On page 32 is an advertisement for Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, and it also mentions Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land, though the title wasn't known back then. It even had as the former address for the Kirby megasite, but is now defunct.

E3 2002Edit

Starting on page 34, upcoming games from after July 2002 are advertised. The second Harry Potter video game (Chamber of Secrets) for the GameCube and Game Boy Advance appear on pages 38-39.

Super Mario World Advanced ExitsEdit

On pages 64-65 are secret exits for Chocolate Island 2, Chocolate Island 3, Valley of Bowser 2, Valley Ghost House, Valley of Bowser 4, and all the Star World levels from Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2.

Wireless Controller and Memory Card 251Edit

These two products can be seen on pages 78-79. The $5 discount offer ended on August 31, 2002.

Kirby: Right Back at Ya! ComicEdit

This comic strip can be found on pages 136 to 142 of this magazine. It's the first half of the first episode, "Kirby Comes to Cappy Town". The story actually begins on page 137, with the character bios displayed on page 136. However, the NME Salesguy appears as an unknown character. A scene with Tiff, Tuff, Fololo and Falala introducing themselves is cut.

Download the comic strip here: File:Comic1a.pdf and File:Comic1b.pdf

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