Game Informer - Recurring Events

Recurring Events

In February, Game Informer's editors round up to count and judge the "Top 50 Games of last year". The games are sorted in order of release date. They do not have rankings, but they do commemorate special games with awards like Game of the Year and other examples. They also have mini top 10 charts of differing categories, both in the Top 50 games section and in the regular magazine.

Game Infarcer is an annual spin-off of the normal magazine, released only in the April issue, as an April Fool's joke.

In August, Game Informer includes a "E3 Hot 50", a special section that reviews the year's E3 and most to all of its games, which also temporarily replaces the "previews" section.

In rare circumstances, Game Informer creates a special video game themed flowchart, usually to parody a certain genre of video games.

Game Informer has included three "Sacred Cow Barbecues". Similar in style to a celebrity roast, the occasion is meant to "knock some of gaming's most revered icons off their high and mighty pedestals."

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