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  • Super Play (September 1994)

    Source: Super Play – Issue Number 23 – September 1994

    Super Play was a U.K. based magazine dedicated to the Super Nintendo that was published between 1992 and 1996. Issue Number 23 from September 1994 includes:

    • Regulars
      • Super Express – The world of Nintendo stretches from the Pacific right round the globe bck to the Pacific again. Find out what’s in it with our great news page.
      • Gamefreak – You ask; we answer. Well, Jason Brookes, editor of Edge answers. And what a witty fellow he consistently turns out to be. His replies really do sparkle.
      • Mode 7 – Allen Brett, keeper of the Queen’s Cheats and holder of the Royal Seal for getting past Bosses, leaves the Palace for a mo to share with us commoners his knowledge.
      • Supermarket – The vastly popular Supermarket pages are packed with things to buy. There is some real-life human interest, too, with the messages that some folk put in.
      • Play Back – Every day we pass round the letters that you send in. We laugh at the jokes, we weep at the sad bits and scratch our heads at some of the questions. But it’s all good jolly fun, though.
      • What Cart? – Every game listed, cut out and stuck to a wall in Exeter. And then they’re returned to the magazine. Marvelous.
      • Back Issues – More deals again this month. Order a back issue and win Steven Spielberg’s beard-trimmer (unused, still boxed). Order two back issues and receive a deactivated Czechoslovakian tank!
      • Irresponsible Pictures – Films, films, films. They’re all here. Well not all, actually. The cream of the crop of the latest releases are, though. So browse away and you’ll learn something.
    • UK & Import Game Reviews
      • Beauty and the Beast
      • Hammerin’ Harry
      • Jim Power
      • Kikikaikai 2
      • Populous 2
      • Smash Ball
      • Sonic Blast Man 2
      • Super Street Fighter II
      • The Jetsons
    • Squaresoft Interview – In a Fantasy Quest Special, Squaresoft’s head cheese answers our questions and tells us about what we can exect from the prince of RPG companies.
    • Super Game Boy – You’ve got the hardware, now don’t be soft and think hard about the software. Better still, follow our guide to the best games for the Super Game Boy.

    …and more!

  • VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (June 1992)

    Source: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment – June 1992

    VideoGames & Computer Entertainment was my favorite video games magazine of the late 1980s/early 1990s. The June 1992 issue featured the newly released Street Fighter II for the Super Nintendo on the cover and included:


    • The Conquest of Cron: A Player’s Guide to Might & Magic, Part I – Might & Magic for the Genesis is one of the largest role-playing games on any game system. Our game guide will help you get over the worst hurdles, so you can get down to serious adventuring.
    • Superheroes on the Scrolling Screen – Comic-book heroes have long been the focus of some video-game related companies. Join us as we take a look at characters that have made the successful transition from comics to video games.
    • A.C.M.E. Show Report – Held once every year, the American Coin Machine Exposition exposes electronic gaming’s latest entries in the coin-op division. This year’s offerings in San Antonio won’t disappoint you.
    • Bringing The Hardwood Home: Electronic Basketball – 1992 Style – The basketball season ran longer this year, giving software developers extra time to produce more entries. Join our expert as he surveys the best three-point games around.
    • Video-Game Reviews – Street Fighter II, The World Warrior, Splatterhouse 2, Defenders of Dynatron City, The Blues Brothers, Spanky’s Quest, Gunbota, Raiden Trad, Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge, Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?, Rival Turf and Stanley: The Search for Dr. Livingston.
    • Gaming on the Go – Crystal Warriors, Turn and Burn and Basketbrawl.
    • Computer-Game Previews – John Madden Football, A-Train and American Gladiators.
    • Computer-Game Reviews – The Taking of Beverly Hills, Populous II, The Simpsons: Bart’s House of Weirdness, Elvira II: The Jaws of Cereberus, Flames of Freedom, Bush Buck Global Treasure Hunter, Bloodwych, Super Tetris, Out of This World, Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood, Glider 4.0 and Falcon 3.0a.


    • Editor’s Letter
    • Reader Mail
    • Tip Sheet
    • News Bits
    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Inside Gaming
    • Game Doctor
    • Advertiser Index
    • Computer-Gaming Strategies
    • Fandango

    …and more!