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  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (November 1989)

    Source: Electronic Gaming Monthly – November 1989

    Electronic Gaming Monthly and VideoGames & Computer Entertainment were really the only two video game magazines I cared about. VG&CE was my favorite but EGM was far more successful. The November 1989 issue of EGM includes:

    • Cover Story – Ghouls and Ghosts – Heralded by EGM as one of the best video games of all time, Ghouls and Ghosts is bound to sell Genesis machines just as well as Mario sells Nintendos! This fantastic 16-bitter packs a full five meg of power to generate some of the slickest graphics, most brilliant sounds, and exciting game play we’ve ever seen! See if you agree in this special Ghouls and Ghosts Game of the Month spectacular – compete with reviews, tips and maps!
    • Behind The Screens Look At GameBoy – Find out the future of this pocket powerhouse from the white shirts and other top-level executives that make the industry move! Get the first word on new soft and other exciting developments going on behind the scenes at the top game companies!
    • A New Look At The P.C. Engine – Although NEC has finally given the go-ahead to the P.C. Engine on these shores under a new name, Japan is still buzzing over the 8-Bit machine that does all the things 16-Bitters do. Get sneak peeks at loads of new P.C. Engine games that may be coming this way for the TurboGrafx, as well as the latest updates on the Super Famicom and the first look at a new 32-Bit system!
    • Top Secret! – The Game Busters strike again with a whole new assortment of super secrets that will let you become video invincible! Great tips for the TurboGrafx and Genesis, combined with all new tricks for Nintendo and Sega, make this “For Your Eyes Only” info more valuable than a Super Mario 3 cart! Lots of new stuff from readers too!
    • P.O.W. – The War Rages On – EGM continues its “How to Master” photo maps of SNK’s latest battlefield epic! Get Bart out from behind enemy lines and take on the ruthless leader of the Government of Destruction! Also look for new maps on River City Ransom, Scramble Spirits, Blazing Lazers, and more!
    • Also in this issue:
      • Insert Coin
      • Interface – Letters
      • Gaming Gossip
      • International Outlook
      • Contest – Win a GameBoy
      • At the Arcades
      • Nintendo Player
      • Sega Masters
      • Atari Adventures
      • Turbo Champ
      • Outpost: Genesis
      • GameBoy Club

    …and more!


  • VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (September 1989)


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    Source: VideoGames & Computer Enterainment – September 1989

    VideoGames & Computer Entertainment was the first video games magazine I bought and it always remained my favorite. The September 1989 issue includes:

    Features

    • Power Glove: Get a Grip on your Games – Mattel is ready to take video gaming a step into the future, and VG&CE has the whole story for you.
    • Adventure Island Strategy Guide, Part I – Master Higgins is stranded on a secluded island. We’ll help you save him from death’s clutches.
    • Lady Luck: Are you an Electronic High Roller? – Video gambling lets you bring Vegas into your living room, and you can bet that we’ll show you the games to choose from.
    • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Strategy Guide, Part III – After this final segment, you’ll be fully prepared for your confrontation with Ganon.
    • Dinobytes: Bringing Back the Behemoths – Dinosaurs have made a big comeback in computer programs. Stalk out what’s available.
    • The Maestro of Microcomputing – These days, soundtracks are as important to games as the programming. Meet Russell Lieblich, one of the premier computer-tune talents.
    • Victory at Sea: A Player’s Guide to Seagoing Simulations – There’s an ocean of software for all forms of boating battles, and we’ve got a rundown to help you pick your favorites.
    • Computer-Game Strategies – This month, our resident expert helps you play at your best in Kings of the Beach, Pole Position II and Hostage.

    Reviews

    • Video-Game Reviews
      • Super Doge Ball
      • Time Soldiers
      • Wrestlemania
      • Marble Madness
      • P.O.W.
      • Skate or Die
      • Y’s

    • Computer-Game Reviews
      • Chomp
      • Thunder Blade
      • Rampage
      • Barbarian
      • Fire Zone
      • Northern Fleet
      • Wizardry V

    Departments

    • Editor’s Letter
    • Reader Mail
    • News Bits
    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Inside Gaming
    • Game Doctor
    • Advertiser Index

    …and more!