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(All games are for the SNES unless noted)

SNES HISTORY

  • Welcome to Super Play Gold (Introduction and issue summary)
  • The Super Nintendo Story: So Where do Little Game Consoles Come From? (SNES history)
  • Super NES Timeline (Important events in SNES history)

TECH SPEC

  • Super Nintendo: Technical Lowdown: So What's Underneath the Super Nintendo's Chewing-Gum Grey Box? (SNES hardware)
  • Import vs UK Machines: That Difference in Full

UK HISTORY

  • So What's the UK Story? (The SNES market in the UK)

SPOTTER'S GUIDE

  • The Super Nintendo's Spotter's Guide: So, What's the Difference? (The difference between the imported and the UK SNES models)
  • Never Be Embarassed by Mistaking a Jap Machine for a US One Again! (Image comparison of the systems)

SNES VS WORLD

  • Head to Head Against Its Biggest Rivals: The Super Nintendo Takes on the World (SNES vs other consoles)
  • PAL And Scart: Those Differences in Full (What is PAL and SCART?)

DSP CHIPS

  • Customising the Super Nintendo: How DSP And Other Game Enhancement Chips Increase the Power of Your Gameplaying (Additional coprocessor hardware in cartridges)
  • Starwing, and the New Super FX Chip (Starwing graphical comparison)
  • Super Mario Kart, and Nintendo's DSP Chip (Super Mario Kart graphical comparison)
  • But What About the Actual Chip Itself? (A closer look at the chip)
  • Pilotwings, the First Chip-Enhanced Game (Pilotwings graphical comparison)

ADD ON KIT

  • What Next? (SNES peripherals)
  • Universal Adaptors (Adaptor comparison)
  • Joysticks and Joypads: The Super Play Choice (SNES Controller comparison)

CD ROM

  • CD ROM: The Future of the Super Nintendo (The SNES CD addon)
  • What's it Going to Look Like? (What will the CD ROM addon look like?)

CHART ATTACK

Super Play Top Fives

  • Top 5 Platform Games
    1. Super Mario World
    2. Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
    3. Disney's Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
    4. The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt
    5. Super Castlevania IV

    [*]Top 5 Beat-'Em-Ups

    1. Street Fighter II
    2. Batman Returns
    3. Dead Dance (Tuff E Nuff)
    4. Dragon Ball Z: Super Butoden 2
    5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time, Ranma 1/2

    [*]Top 5 Game Graphics

    1. Axelay
    2. Disney's Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
    3. Starwing
    4. Street Fighter II
    5. Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!

    [*]Top 5 Driving Games

    1. Super Mario Kart
    2. Nigel Mansell's F1 Challenge (Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing)
    3. Human Grand Prix
    4. Exhaust Heat II
    5. F-Zero

    [*]Top 5 2-Player Games

    1. Super Mario Kart
    2. Street Fighter II
    3. Super Tennis
    4. Jimmy Connors' Pro Tennis Tour
    5. NHLPA Hockey

    [*]Top 5 In-Game Music Scores

    1. Super Castlevania IV
    2. Actraiser
    3. The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
    4. Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
    5. Super Star Wars

    [*]Top 5 RPGs

    1. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    2. Final Fantasy II (IV)
    3. Soul Blazer
    4. Dragon Quest V
    5. Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest

    [*]Top 5 Explosions

    1. Super Aleste (Space Megaforce)
    2. Assault Suits Valken (Cybernator)
    3. Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
    4. U.N. Squadron
    5. Starwing

    [*]Top 5 Funniest Games

    1. Super Mario Kart
    2. The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare
    3. Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
    4. Disney's Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
    5. Dinosaurs

    [*]Top 5 Shoot-Em-Ups

    1. Starwing
    2. Assault Suits Valken (Cybernator)
    3. U.N. Squadron
    4. Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
    5. Super Aleste (Space Megaforce)

    [*]Top 5 Game Characters

    1. Mario (Super Mario Bros.)
    2. Chun-Li (Street Fighter II)
    3. Link (The Legend of Zelda)
    4. Fox McCloud (Star Fox)
    5. TwinBee (Pop'n TwinBee)

    [*]Top 5 Golf Games

    1. The Irem Skins Game (Major Title)
    2. Pebble Beach Golf Links
    3. HAL's Hole-In-One Golf
    4. Super Birdie Rush
    5. Devil's Course

    [*]Top 5 Puzzle Games

    1. Lemmings
    2. King Arthur's World
    3. Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss
    4. Krusty's Super Fun House
    5. Cosmo Gang: The Puzzle

    [*]Top 5 Sidekicks

    1. Yoshi (Super Mario World)
    2. Slippy Toad (Star Fox)
    3. The Kids (Dinosaurs)
    4. The Monster (Another World)
    5. Winbee (Pop'n TwinBee)

    [*]Bottom 5 Worst Games

    1. Pit-Fighter
    2. George Foreman's KO Boxing
    3. Vanna White's Wheel of Fortune
    4. Road Riot 4WD
    5. D Force

    [*]Top 5 Intro Sequences

    1. Another World
    2. Super Star Wars
    3. Starwing
    4. Prince of Persia
    5. Gradius III

    [*]Top 5 Underwater Bits

    1. Axelay
    2. The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt
    3. The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare
    4. Disney's Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
    5. Super R-Type

    [*]Top 5 In-Game Shops

    1. The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
    2. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    3. U.N. Squadron
    4. Gods
    5. Cool World

UK REVIEW

  • Super Play Reviews (All official UK SNES games reviewed)
  • Super Play Scores (How the review scores work in Super Play)
  • Super Play Reviews: A Beginner's Guide (How the reviews in Super Play works)
  • Actraiser
  • The Addams Family
  • The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt
  • Another World
  • Battle Clash
  • Axelay
  • Best of the Best Championship Karate
  • Blazing Skies
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Chessmaster
  • Desert Strike
  • Dragon's Lair
  • Drakkhen
  • Exhaust Heat
  • F-Zero
  • Final Fight
  • George Foreman's KO Boxing
  • Gods
  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone 2
  • James Bond Jr.
  • John Madden '93
  • Jimmy Connors' Pro Tennis Tour
  • Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja
  • Kick Off
  • King Arthur's World
  • Krusty's Super Fun House
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Lemmings
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Magic Sword
  • Mario Paint
  • Disney's Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
  • NHLPA Hockey '93
  • Paperboy 2
  • Parodius
  • Pebble Beach Golf
  • PGA Tour Golf
  • Pilotwings
  • Pit Fighter
  • Popolous
  • Pushover
  • Prince of Persia
  • Race Drivin'
  • Rival Turf
  • Road Riot 4WD
  • Road Runner's Death Valley Rally
  • Robocop 3
  • SimCity
  • Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge
  • Starwing
  • Street Fighter II
  • Getting the Most Out of Street Fighter II (A guide to all the SFII characters)
  • Super Aleste (Space Megaforce)
  • Super Adventure Island
  • Super Battletank
  • Super Double Dragon
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Ghouls 'n' Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Off Road
  • Super Pang
  • Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
  • Super R-Type
  • Super Smash TV
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Star Wars
  • Super Strike Gunner
  • Super SWIW
  • Super Tennis
  • Super WWF Wrestlemania
  • Suzuki F1
  • Syvalion
  • Test Drive 2
  • The Terminator
  • Top Gear
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time
  • Ultraman
  • U.N. Squadron
  • Warpspeed
  • Wing Commander
  • World Class Rugby
  • World League Basketball

IMPORT REVIEW

  • Buying from Abroad: Unravelling the Import Scene (Guide to the SNES import scene)
  • Adaptors: What They Are, How They Work and Where to Get Them (SNES game adaptors explained)
  • 2020 Super Baseball
  • Cosmo Gang
  • Final Fantasy II (IV)
  • Gradius III
  • The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
  • Pocky & Rocky
  • Pop'n TwinBee
  • Ranma 1/2
  • Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss
  • And Coming Soon
    • Batman Returns
    • Cal Ripkin Jr. Baseball
    • Super Bomberman
    • Cybernator
    • Equinox

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    Title: Super Play Gold
    Year: 1993
    Publisher: Future
    Editor: Matt Bielby
    Pages: 100
    Price: £2.95
    Country: United Kingdom
    Language: English
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