Source: TV Gamer – April 1984
TV Gamer was a U.K. based gaming magazine from the mid 1980s. I suppose it was a competitor to C&VG but only for a relatively short time. TV Gamer was only published for about two years with the last couple of issues being incorporated in to Big K. The April 1984 issue includes:
- Space cockpit games – Off this month into outer space, we take a look at the universe from the front viewport of your own craft.
In Depth Reviews
- Yar’s Revenge – Follow the exploits of the world’s most lethal fly in his life-or-death struggle against the merciless Qotile and its deadly Swirl.
- Raiders of the Lost Ark – We give a map and game-plan for one of the most perplexing games ever produced for the VCS.
The Arcade Scene
- New Coin-op Games – Andy Harris has gone round to his local arcade armed with a barrel of tenpences to try out the latest, dazzling games.
- The Sinclair computers – TV Gamer’s Darrin Williamson takes a look at four remarkable Sinclair computers and the incredible range of games software available for one of the, the ZX Spectrum.
- Prize Quiz – Here’s a chance to win Britain’s most popular home computer, the ZX Spectrum, with valuable peripherals and games software.
- Adventure Games – Look at your computer again and say “there’s a whole new world in there”, because, as Mike Lewis explains, this could be your chance to hobnob with hobbits and wisecrack with wizards.
- The Champs – Karl Dallas has been talking to the Atari world champs, and they’re both British.
- The new games – A fresh look at the latest carts and cassettes hot off the distributors’ shelves.
Games Governments Play
- Battlefield video – This month Mike Roberts reveals the incredible electronic toys that the military can use to train soldiers while saving on weapons.
- Games are OK – In answer to the games knockers here’s some hard evidence that video games are good for you.
- Late news
- Top 20 video games and top 10 arcades
- Top scores
- TV Gamer club
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