GamesRadar's Biggest Guides of 09

A guide to guides: it’s like a wiki for a dictionary, or GPS for a map. Think of this as more of a best of the best for GamesRadar’s 2009 guides, cheats and hints. Here, you’ll find help for everything from collecting feathers while assassinating Renaissance-era noblemen, to lugging around dozens of laptops while murdering a small platoon of Russians.

Don’t see what you want? We have a hoard of guides, codes and cheats over on CheatPlanet. Having found your way to this, a bona fide site on the internet, we assume you can use the search/browse function, so we’ll just remind you it’s the best way to find what you’re looking for. As always, if you’ve got some cheats, FAQs or tips we’re missing, feel free to submit them right here.

WARNING! It should go without saying, but some of these guides contain spoilers of varying degrees, so if you don’t want to know that Snape kills Aerith, steer clear for now.

Assassin’s Creed II

Feathers, Treasure Chests, Statuettes and Glyphs guides

Feathers and Treasure Chests guide
After these guides, you’ll know every nook and cranny of the Italian streets.

Glyphs and Statuettes guide
Glyphs and statuettes? Sounds like an unreleased Rush album.

Modern Warfare 2

Intel Items and multiplayer strategies

Intel Item guide
Makarov’s Costco card got him a sweet bulk deal on all the olive green laptops.

Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer strategy guide
Multiplayer tips:  1) Get javelin glitched. 2) Spout a string of expletives into the mic. 3) Rage quit.

Brutal Legend

Bound Serpents and Motor Forge/Tablature guides

Motor Forge and Solo Tablature guide
Bound Serpents and Motor Forge: The Best of Judas Priest

Bound Serpents guide
Earn the blessings of the Rock Gods, and the accompanying upgrades, with our Bound Serpents guide.

Halo 3: ODST

Audio Logs and Multiplayer Skulls

Halo 3: ODST Audio Log guide
Show the Chief you’ve got what it takes to 100-percent ODST. Just don’t tell him you used our guides to do it.

Multiplayer Skulls video guide
We help you track down enough skulls for a Dia de los Muertos parade.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Secret Exits

New Super Mario Bros Wii Secret Exits guide
While you could use the in-game Super Guide to just skip the hard parts, a true gamer will use our guide to, you know, actually play the game they paid for.

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Riddler Challenges

Guide to The Riddler’s Challenges
If only Edward Nigma would use his intellect to cure cancer or global warming instead of bothering Batman with another set of hurdles between him and 100 percent completion.

Uncharted 2

Hidden Treasures

Treasure video guide
You’d think getting treasure in a game about a treasure hunter wouldn’t require a guide, but here we are.

Resident Evil 5

BSAA Emblems

BSAA Emblem guide
No it’s not a typo, RE5 actually did come out early 2009!

Dec 25, 2009


  • Cyberninja - December 29, 2009 12:59 a.m.

    can you make a spirt tracks guide like you did with the phantom hourglass
  • TOMGOODYEAR - December 28, 2009 7:49 p.m.

    I GOT MW2 BUT REALLY GOT TO GET Assassin’s Creed II
  • batman5273 - December 28, 2009 7:03 p.m.

    I used 6 of them. They are all great. keep up the good work and i look forward to your 2010 guides!
  • Cwf2008 - December 27, 2009 7:05 a.m.

    Tried that guide for MW 2 thats posted on this page (not the actual guide). Gotta say, 1 failed, 2 was a success, 3 was kinda up for grabs
  • intresca133 - December 27, 2009 4:21 a.m.

    A guide of guides eh? Good job...
  • Bloodstorm - December 27, 2009 3:44 a.m.

    Batman was really to easy to have a guide. I mean, once you found the riddler maps then it was easy easy.
  • Embolado - December 26, 2009 7:07 p.m.

    Batman/Resident Evil were great. Enjoy the New Year!
  • robantor - December 26, 2009 5:27 a.m.

    no dragon age origins guide? that game is so confusing........
  • Jaces - December 26, 2009 3:45 a.m.

    Your guides saved me from going insane, keep up the good work guys! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
  • nadrewod999 - December 26, 2009 3:11 a.m.

    Another year, another day spent in bed to rest your hands from nonstop gaming for 364 (or 365 in a leap year) days. I am just glad I had so much help this year, what with the MW2 guides, Uncharted help from both the guides and my fellow readers, AC2 glyph guide, and guide to all the Motor Forges in Brutal Legend. Have a happy New Year! Over and out!
  • zanthox - December 25, 2009 9:52 p.m.

    The UC2 and RE5 guides helped me out, thanks guys!

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