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  • GamePro (October 1996)


    Source: GamePro – October 1996

    GamePro was never one of my favorite gaming magazines. It did have a lot of good content but the organization always seemed…random. Nevertheless, it was a popular and long lasting magazine. The October 1996 issue includes:

    Cover Feature

    • Nintendo 64: The U.S. Launch
      • The N64: It’s Heeeeeeeeeere!
      • Let the Games Begin: N64 Release Calendar
      • The Game Names: Updates on MK Trilogy, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, and Freak Boy
      • The Cutting Edge: Nintendo 64 Graphics Hardwired
      • Super Mario 64 ProStrategy Guide

    Special Feature

    • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Gold! – An inside look at LucasArts’ five hot Star Wars games: Shadows of the Empire (N64), Dark Forces (PlayStation), Rebel Assault II (PlayStation), Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (PC-CD), and X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (PC-CD).

    SWATPro Strategy Section

    • Super Mario 64 Nintendo 64 ProStrategy Guide – Mario’s most essential moves, how to use camera views, and a breakdown of the first two areas.
    • The Fighter’s Edge Presents: Tekken 2 (PlayStation), Conclusion – Best combos, special moves, linking moves, and throws for the remaining bosses: Anna, Devil, Angel, Bruce, Kuma, Ganryu, Roger, and Alex.
    • SWATPro – Secret coedes and tips! Play as Akuma in X-Men: Children of the Atom, Toshinden 2 boss codes, Game Shark codes, and more!


    • N64
    • PlayStation
    • Saturn
    • SNES
    • Sports Pages
    • Role-Player’s Realm


    • Head-2-Head
    • The Mail
    • Art Attack
    • Buyers Beware
    • ProNews – Johnny Cage will appear in Mortal Kombat Trilogy!
    • GamePro Online – AOL games and hot Web sites
    • GamePro Labs – ASCII Saturn Stick, Psychopad K.O., and Saturn 3D Analog Controller
    • Overseas ProSpects – CoolBoarders and Motor Toon 2!
    • Sneak Previews – Fighting Vipers, Soviet Strike, Treasures of the Deep, Doom, and more!
    • PC GamePro – Starcraft, Interstate ’76, and more!
    • Hot at the Arcades – Soul Edge Version II

    …and more!

  • Retro Gamer – Issue Number 50


    Source: Retro Gamer – Issue Number 50

    Retro Gamer is a magazine published in the U.K. that covers “retro” video and computer games. It has been published for many years and the oldest issues could themselves be considered retro at this point. Even this issue was published more than 11 years ago. Issue number 50 of Retro Gamer includes:

    • The Dream Machine – Find out why Sega’s most innovative console didn’t stop the Japanese giant from crashing out of the hardware race.
    • Reader Special: Your Best Gaming Moments – To celebrate our special 50th issue, 50 of our readers share their all-time favorite gaming moments.
    • Zombie Nation: The House of the Dead – Sega’s popular undead blaster has been terrorizing us for 12 long years. Discover why it’s remained so popular.
    • Desert Island Disk: Celebrity Special – In a change from our usual feature, Lemmy, Gaz Top and Simon Munnery discuss the game they can’t live without.
    • The History of…Grand Theft Auto – As the world patiently waits for the imminent arrival of GTA IV, Retro Gamer charts the history of one of videogaming’s coolest franchises.
    • The Making of… – We’ve reached 50 issues, which is pretty monumental for such a niche mag. Original editor Martyn Carroll reveals how your favorite magazine came into being.
    • The Making Of: Gunstar Heroes – In an excellent new interview, Retro Gamer talks to Treasure about one of its most influential 16-bit blasters.
    • The Big Interview: Roger Dean – His striking images have graced some of Psygnosis’s most popular games. Roger Dean explains how it all began.
    • The Making Of: The Great Giana Sisters – It’s seen as one of the C64’s best platformers, but Nintendo wasn’t a fan. Manfred Trenz explains why.
    • News – Help save the wonderful Museum of Computing.
    • Letters – Your chance to give a little something back to the mag.
    • Collector’s Corner – Benjamin Robinson has a magazine collection to die for.
    • Back to the Nineties – Richard Burton charts the arrival of the Game Boy.
    • Retro Revival – Holy smokes Batman, you’re in an 8-bit videogame.
    • The Classic Game – Rediscover Howard Scott Warshaw’s Yar’s Revenge.
    • Retro Revival – Which 8-bit version of Elite’s Thundercats was the best?
    • Perfect Ten – Ten Dreamcast titles to make your life that little bit better.
    • The Gallery – A lovely collection of Sega arcade games to drool over.
    • Retro Rated – Your latest guide to the very best downloadable classics.
    • Classifieds

    …and more!

  • VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (June 1993)


    Source: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment – June 1993

    VideoGames & Computer Entertainment was always my favorite video games magazine. VG&CE along with EGM were really the only two I ever bought. The June 1993 issue includes:


    • The Quest for Immortality: A Player’s Guide to Gods, Part I – We’ll show you how to get past the first two levels in this challenging multi-platform game.


    • Editor’s Letter
    • Yea & Nay
    • Reader Mail
    • Tip Sheet
    • News Bits
    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Advertiser Index

    Reviews & Previews

    • Video-Game Previews
      • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
      • Saturday Night Slam Masters
      • Rocket Knight Adventurers
      • Mario is Missing!
      • 3 Count Bout
      • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Vol 2
      • Double Dragon
      • The Incredible Crash Test Dummies
      • The Punisher
      • Beach Volley

    • Video-Game Reviews
      • Street Fighter II Champion Edition
      • Blaster Master 2
      • Super Turrican
      • Battletoads/Double Dragon: The Ultimate Team
      • Taz-Mania
      • C & C Music Factory: Make My Video
      • Batman Returns
      • Riot Zone
      • Cool Spot
      • Bases Loaded 4
      • American Gladiators
      • Super Ninja Boy
      • Sorcerer’s Kingdom

    • Gaming on the Go
      • Battletoads in Ragnarok’s World
      • Land of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
      • European Soccer Challenge
      • Star Trek: The Next Generation

    • Computer-Game Reviews
      • Street Fighter II
      • Doom
      • Quarter Pole
      • The Awesome Adventures of Victor Vector & Yondo Adventure 2
      • Rules of Engagement 2
      • Take a Break! Pinball
      • Spectre Supreme

    • Computer-Game Previews
      • X-Wing: The Farlander Papers
      • Empire Deluxe
      • The Prophecy
      • Michael Jordan in Flight
      • Space Quest V
      • V for Victory: Market Garden
      • Wilson ProStaff Golf
      • Rome: Pathway to Power
      • World Tour Tennis
      • Tony La Russa Baseball II
      • S.C.O.U.T.

    …and more!