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  • Nintendo Fun Club News (February/March 1988)


    Source: Nintendo Fun Club News – Issue Number 5 – February/March 1988

    Nintendo Fun Club News was the lesser well known predecessor to Nintendo Power. It wasn’t around too long before evolving into Nintendo Power but it had a lot of the same type of content. The February/March 1988 issue includes:

    • Prez Sez
    • R.C. Pro-Am Feature Review
    • Ice Hockey Feature Review
    • Zelda II – The Adventure of Link Sneak Peek
    • U.S. Golf Sneak Peek
    • Super Mario Bros. II Sneak Peek
    • Return of Donkey Kong Sneak Peek
    • Goonies II Special Review
    • Tips & Tricks
    • Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! Tips
    • Top 5
    • Member Game Reviews
    • Scores of Fun
    • Ho-Ho-Ho Video
    • Member Tips
    • Stuff ‘N Things
    • Mail Bag
    • Halloween Hoopla
    • New Products – NES MAX
    • Puzzler Place

    …and more!

  • Nintendo Power (February 1995)


    Source: Nintendo Power – Issue Number 69 – February 1995

    Nintendo Power was in its prime in the early to mid 1990s. In February 1995, the Super Nintendo was also near its prime with the release of the Nintendo 64 still more than a year away. The February 1995 issue includes:


    • Mega Man X2
    • Kirby’s Dream Course
    • The Lion King Part 2
    • Sports Scene
    • Wolverine
    • seaQuest DSV
    • Desert Strike

    Take 2 Reviews

    • Pieces
    • Kirby’s Avalanche
    • C2 Judgement Clay
    • Tiny Toons Wacky Sports

    Special Features

    • Super Punch-Out!! Strategy Guide
    • FX News
    • Donkey Kong Land Preview

    Regular Features

    • Player’s Pulse
    • Classified Information
    • Counselor’s Corner
    • Power Players’ Arena
    • Player’s Poll Contest
    • Power Charts
    • Now Playing
    • Pak Watch
    • Next Issue

    …and more!

  • Nintendo Power (October 1991)


    Source: Nintendo Power – Issue Number 29 – October 1991

    At this point in 1991 Nintendo Power was primarily covering the original NES and Game Boy. However, early coverage of the new Super Nintendo had started as well. The October 1991 issue includes:


    • F-Zero – We’ve seen the future of racing, and it takes a serious turn as aliens go up against earthlings.
    • Star Trek – Trekkies will delight in the latest from Konami, Beam me up, Scotty, I’m running low on energy!
    • Roger Clemens MVP Baseball – Big league baseball comes to prime time with the big hitters on the NES. Play Ball!
    • Metroid – It’s a blast from the past – the original Metroid with Samus Aran trapped on the planet Zebes.
    • Shatterhand – When scientists twist technology to meet their own greedy goals, a futuristic cybernoid steps in.

    Super NES Showcase

    • Super Ghouls ‘N Ghosts – They’re brawlin’ in the graveyard with Capcom’s super sequel to Ghosts ‘N Goblins.
    • Hal’s Hole-In-One Golf
    • Super R-Type

    Tips from the Pros

    • Nester’s Adventures
    • Classified Information
    • Counselors’ Corner

    Video Updates

    • Now Playing – Step right up – the box office is open!
    • Pak Watch – Mega-hits are coming soon to a video game system near you.

    Game Boy

    • Castlevania II – The Belmonts are cursed by the Count, but they’re not down and out yet. It’s a haunting adventure for the Game Boy.
    • Bart Simpson’s Escape From Camp Deadly – When Bart butts heads with his camp counselor, something’s got to give, and it probably won’t be Bart!
    • Track Meet – Runners, take your marks – get set for Game Boy games!
    • Monopoly – Land barons bet the big bucks on Atlantic City deeds.

    Player’s Forum

    • Player’s Pulse
    • Player’s Poll Contest
    • NES Achievers
    • Top 30

    The Info File

    • Celebrity Profile
    • Bulletin Board
    • Next Issue

    …and more!