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Edge Issue 2

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Cover:

  • CD-ROM and the Silicon dream
  • Silicon Graphics are creating the best visuals in the business. But can CD-ROM keep up with the pace?


Insideview (Departments):

  • News
    The Jaguar revealed -- how good is it looking? And what are Nintendo doing to compete?
  • Charts
    The usual and the unusual in a seamless blend -- details of what's hot and what's not worldwide
  • Prescreen
    Upcoming and incoming -- Edge sends its investigative team out to track down new games
  • Release dates
    You know what you want, you know where to get it. Here's when you can expect it to appear
  • CD-ROM
    The floppy disk was already looking very ill, but now the cartridge too is on its last legs. Why?
  • The history of CD-ROM
    The future of videogaming has actually been a physical reality since 1989. What do you know?
  • Sex and violence
    Street Fighter II has been the big hit of the last two years. But is violence doing us damage?
  • Cable gaming
    Two-player games with a whole new meaning -- are real-life opponents the way forward?
  • Testscreen
    Only top releases are considered for an Edge review. Even then, they might fail the test...
  • Competition
    Win a great big brilliant new Philips CD-i player, a Digital Video cartridge, and seven great games.
  • Subscribe
    There's a very good reason why you should subscribe to Edge. Learn what it is on p98
  • Recommended reading
    Where you find out what the best of the rest of the videogame press will be doing next month
  • Letters
    For the first time in full, the part of the magazine where the readers get a turn to do the talking.
  • Over the Edge
    The future is, after all, what we're concerned with here. So what's in the future for Edge?


Features:

  • Cutting Edge
    Will you be bitten by the Jaguar? An exclusive Edge report from the official US launch of Atari's all-new, 16-million-colour, 64bit console shows that is has a tech-spec to beat all tech-specs, but can Atari really bring this to market in early '94 for only $200? PLUS full details of Philips' latest CD-i machine; and Nintendo's plans for a 64bit console of their own...
  • Sex and violence
    It's just been announced that all video games will soon be subject to an age rating like that used for films or videos. With the media and pundits lurking to pounce on games with excessively sexual or violent content, Edge asks: Is there anything to be ashamed about?
  • Cable gaming
    What will happen when you hook up a games console of the mid-Nineties to a cable TV network? 500 channels of satellite broadcasting, movies on demand, home shopping, and above all the chance to play any game against anyone else on the network. Edge explores the future of videogaming
  • Prescreen
    Not only the games you are likely to be playing next month and the month after -- also, unique Edge insight into the people, techniques and ideas that make the latest games; including Beneath a Steel Sky (left)
  • Futureview
    CD-ROM is universally heralded as the medium of the future. Indeed, it has been heralded as the medium of the future for the past six years, half the life of the whole computer games industry as we know it. So what's the big deal? How does it work, and what can we expect from it? Find out in this in-depth Edge investigation?
  • Testscreen
    The whole videogaming world distilled to an essence of perfection. This month, Edge puts its finely tuned measuring instruments to work with assessments of Tatsujin 2, Thunderhawk, Jurassic Park, Street Fighter 2 Turbo, Turrican 3, Aladdin and Top Gear 2


Prescreen (Previews):

  • Mechwarriors II
  • Voyeur
  • Beneath a Steel Sky
  • Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep
  • Chaos Control
  • Return To Zork
  • Virtua Racing
  • Super Street Fighter II
  • Elfmania
  • Mega Man X
  • Megarace


Testscreen (Reviews):

  • Tatsujin 2
  • Thunderhawk
  • Jurassic Park
  • Street Fighter II Special Championship Edition
  • Turrican 3
  • Aladdin
  • Top Gear 3



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    Title: Edge Issue 2
    Month: November
    Year: 1993
    Editor: Steve Jarratt
    Country: United Kingdom
    Language: English
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