GamePro (October 1993)


Source: GamePro – Issue Number 51 – October 1993

There were tons of video game magazines from the late 1980s through the late 1990s. GamePro wasn’t my favorite but there is no doubt that it was one of the most popular. The October 1993 issue includes the following:

  • Cutting Edge – Atari’s 64-bit Jaguar is finally on the prowl.
  • Special Feature: Hot at the Arcades – It’s Part 2 of our Slam Masters Strategy Guide.
  • Role-Player’s Realm – In our first-ever column devoted exclusively to RPGs, we journey through Shining Force – complete with tips (Genesis), The Seventh Saga (SNES), Final Fantasy Legend III (GB), and Defenders of Oasis (GG).
  • Special Feature: 3D0 Games – Check out the first 3D0 releases.
  • Cover Feature: Super Street Fighter II – The World Warriors are back in the arcades with a new coin-op that boasts four new fighters.
  • Special Feature: Disney’s Aladdin – Disney’s Aladdin is a whole new world for video gamers.
  • Special Feature: Star Wars – The saga continues as Super Empire Strikes Back (SNES), Rebel Assault (Sega CD), and Star Wars (Game Gear) come to a galaxy near you. Plus, we’ll show you how LucasArts creates these incredible carts.
  • ProReviews
    • Genesis: Aero the Acro-Bat, Haunting Starring Polterguy, Dashin’ Desperadoes, Dinosaurs for Hire, Gauntlet IV, The Adventures of B.O.B., Previews: Street Fighter II Special Champion Edition, Robocop Vs. Terminator, Robocop III, Pink Panther: Pink Goes to Hollywood, Sonic Spinball
    • Sega CD: AH-3 Thunderstrike, Spider-Man vs. Kingpin, PreView: Stellar-Fire
    • SNES: Terminator 2: Judgement Day, SimAnt, Legend, Battle Cars, Super Aquatic Games, Incredible Crash Dummies, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, Mr. Nuts, Previews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighter, ActRaiser 2, Captain America and the Avengers, Cliffhanger
    • Nintendo: Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mario is Missing!
    • Neo Geo: Samurai Showdown Survival Guide
    • Game Boy: DuckTales 2, Ring Rage, Lemmings, Tumble Pop, WWF: King of the Ring
    • Game Gear: WWF Steel Cage Challenge, Strider 2, Cave Dude, Off the Wall
    • Lynx: Gordo 106
  • Overseas ProSpects – GamePro goes 3D with Loricel.
  • The Sports Page – NHL Hockey ’94 (Genesis and SNES), Legends of the Ring (Genesis and SNES), Riddick Bowe Boxing (SNES), Evander Holyfield (Game Gear), Madden NFL ’94 (Genesis and SNES), Football Fury (SNES), Top Gear 2 (SNES), Nigel Mansell’s World Championship Racing (Genesis, NES, Game Boy), Sports Insider: Sega Sports.
  • GamePro Lab Report – Get your hands on remote controllers, a Pro Action Replay update, with info on the Pro CD-X for the Sega CD, and finally, Naki’s Game stackers.
  • S.W.A.T.Pro – Secret weapons and tactics from the GamePros.
  • GameBusters: X-Men (Genesis)

…and more!