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Super Play Issue 5

ISSUE: 5Content


  • SNES
  • 3DO


  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles IV: Turtles in Time
  • Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
  • QJ TopFighter (SNES Controller)
  • GamesMaster (Video game magazine)
  • TOTAL! (Video game magazine)
  • Pro Action Replay (Adaptor)
  • Lethal Weapon


(All games are for the SNES unless noted)


  • From the Big Chair: The Hottest Issue Yet! (Issue summary)


  • Nintendo Health Scare!: The Post-Christmas Backlash Starts Here (Anti-Nintendo stories)
  • Nintentdo CD ROM: What is the Real Story? (The SNES CD ROM addon)
  • Only in Japan
    • Postman Pat Goes East! (Postman Pat is introduced in Japan)

    [*]Super James Pond

    [*]Super Star Wars

    [*]Underhand tactics?: More on Nintendo's Incredible Earnings! (Are faithful customers or monopoly tactics behind Nintendo's success?)

    [*]Blister Alert!: At Last - The Shoot 'n' Watch (Play games on your Super Shooting Watch, Scan barcodes with Super Barcode Wars and haptic feedback via the Virtual Cushion)

    [*]Win! More Computer Show Tickets! (For the Dail Mail Ideal Home Exhibiton)

    [*]Super Play's Hot List

    • Human Grand Prix
    • Super Star Wars
    • NHLPA Hockey
    • Desert Strike
    • Super NBA Basketball

    [*]Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

    [*]John Skeel: A Chat With the Man Behind the Game (Short interview with the Bubsy project leader behind Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind)

    [*]Live From Hell City

    • Akihabara - Electric Town (From Tokyo's Electric jungle)

    [*]Super Play Eyecatch

    • Bio Metal
    • Cosmo Gang: The Puzzle
    • Albert Odyssey
    • Art of Fighting

    [*]Trick Or Cheat? Game Genie vs Pro Action Replay

    • Pro Action Replay
    • Game Genie
    • Hit the Code, Jack (What do the adaptors actually do?)
    • Super Play Advice: So, Come On, Which is Best?

    [*]Anime World

    • Super Play's Otaku Dictionary (Common terminology regarding Japanese animation)
    • Anime Films Available in the UK

    [*]Universal Adaptors: Is the Game Almost Up? (Will game adaptors be rendered useless by Nintendo's efforts?)

    [*]The Best Boss I Ever Saw! (The best bosses in SNES games)

    • Warping Space Station (Space Megaforce)
    • Fire Monster (Axelay)
    • Giant Girl (Parodius)


    • Super NES Games Secrets Volume 3
    • Awesome Super Nintendo Secrets

    [*]Nintendo Entertainment Trolleys - For the Real Couch Potato! (SNES on wheels are used in hospitals)


  • CD ROM Update (The SNES CD ROM addon)
  • R-Type Leo
  • Sales Boom! (700,000 SNES sold in the UK so far)
  • On the 'Tap' (Hudson Soft's multitap)


  • Super Play Interview (With John Hare of Sensible Software)


  • Assault Suits Valken (Cybernator)
  • Rushing Beat Run (Brawl Brothers)
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
  • Supert Tetris 2 + Bombliss
  • Bulls vs Blazers and the NBA Playoffs
  • Super Volley II
  • Pocky & Rocky
  • Jaki Crush: Super Pinball
  • Congo's Caper
  • The Combatribes
  • The King of Rally
  • Best of the Best Championship Karate


  • Viva Las Vegas!: Las Vegas CES, 7-10 January 1993 (Short mentions of video games that appeared)
    • Star Fox
    • 3DO (Game console)
    • Aladdin
    • Goof Troop
    • Mega Man X
    • Capcom's MVP Football
    • Final Fight 2
    • Bram Stoker's Dracula
    • Super Mario Bros. The Movie
    • Toys
    • Super Battletank
    • Mortal Kombat
    • NFL Quarterback Club
    • Super High Impact
    • WWF Royal Rumble
    • Alien 3
    • World Cup Soccer
    • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
    • T2: The Arcade Game
    • WarpSpeed
    • Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind
    • Alien vs Predator
    • Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye
    • Mechwarrior
    • Might & Magic
    • Super James Pond
    • Super Troll Islands
    • Dominus (Unreleased?)
    • Spellcraft: Aspects of Valor
    • Run Saber
    • Super Valis IV
    • Armored Police Metal Jack
    • Super Widget
    • The Great Battle III
    • Toxic Crusaders (Unreleased?)
    • Bazooka Blitzkrieg
    • Yoshi's Cookie
    • Obitus
    • Final Fight 2
    • Trolls
    • Super Ninja Boy
    • Congo's Caper
    • Shadowrun
    • California Games II
    • Boxing Legends of the Ring
    • Future Zone (Unreleased?)
    • B.O.B.
    • EVO: Search for Eden
    • The 7th Saga
    • Ultima: The False Prophet
    • SimEarth: The Living Planet
    • American Gladiators
    • Kawasaki Caribbean Challenge
    • Humans
    • Jeopardy!
    • The Hunt for Red October
    • Harrley's Humungous Adventure
    • Tom & Jerry
    • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?
    • Super Black Bass
    • Super Bomberman
    • World Class Volley
    • Battle Grand Prix
    • Shadow of the Beast
    • Rock 'n' Roll Racing
    • Claymates
    • The Lost Vikings
    • J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. 1
    • Rocky Rodent
    • Street Combat
    • Utopia
    • Chester Cheetah: Too Cool to Fool
    • Top Gear 2
    • First Samurai
    • Genocide 2
    • X-Zone
    • Inindo: The Way of the Ninja
    • Uncharted Waters
    • Aerobiz
    • Cybernator
    • Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
    • Batman Returns
    • Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
    • Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
    • Super Strike Eagle
    • Railroad Tycoon (Unreleased?)
    • Battle Cars
    • Metal Marines
    • Pocky & Rocky
    • Vegas Stakes
    • Radio Flyer (Unreleased?)
    • The Untouchables
    • Jerry Glanville's Pigskin Football (Unreleased?)
    • Doomsday Warrior
    • Dream Probe (Psycho Dream)
    • Arcus Odyssey
    • Super Aquatic Games
    • Super Turrican
    • Troddlers
    • The Wizard of Oz
    • F1 Race of the Chamipons 2
    • Aliec in Wonderland
    • Makeruna Makendo (Kendo Rage)
    • Smart Ball (Unreleased?)
    • Equinox
    • Gods
    • The Terminator
    • Wordtris
    • Star Trek: The Next Generation: Future's Past
    • Final Fantasy II (IV)
    • Taz-Mania
    • Superman
    • Dock Dodgers in the 241/2 Century (Daffy Duck: The Marvin Missions)
    • Aero the Acrobat
    • Hit the Ice
    • Wayne's World
    • Family Dog
    • Rocky & Bullwinkle
    • Swamp Thing (Unreleased?)
    • Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
    • The Ren & Stimpy Show: Veediots!
    • Sports Illustrated: Football
    • Sports Illustrated: Baseball
    • Lamborghini American Challenge
    • Mecarobot Golf
    • Pro Quarterback
    • Battletoads in Battlemaniacs
    • Imperium
    • Time Slip
    • Lost Mission (Shinseiki Odysselya)
    • Super Conflict
    • Super Slam Dunk



  • Super Parodius
  • Wing Commander
  • Jimmy Connors' Pro Tennis Tour
  • Redline F-1 Racer
  • Syvalion
  • PGA Tour Golf
  • Prince of Persia


  • Desert Strike
  • Actraiser
  • Another World


  • John Madden '93
  • James Bond Jr.
  • Ask Ade: Invaluable Monthly Gaming Advice
    • Super Mario World
    • Street Fighter II
    • Dino City
    • Soul Blazer
    • Super Star Wars
    • Desert Strike
    • The Addams Family
    • Krusty's Super Fun House
    • Super Ghouls 'n' Ghosts

    [*]Super Star Wars

    [*]Sküljagger: Revolt of the Westicans

    [*]Super Mario Kart

    [*]Super Mario World

    [*]Fatal Fury

    [*]Super Smash TV

    [*]Action Replay Codes

    • Road Runner's Death Valley Rally
    • Fatal Fury
    • Disney's Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
    • Robocop 3
    • Street Fighter II
    • Super Star Wars

    [*]Super Double Dragon

    [*]Street Fighter II

    [*]The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

    [*]Super Star Wars


  • Super Play Top 5 Shoot-'Em-Ups
    1. U.N. Squadron
    2. Super Probotector: Alien Rebels
    3. Super Aleste (Space Megaforce)
    4. Super Parodius
    5. Super Smash TV

    [*]Super Play Top 5 Game Characters

    • Mario (Super Mario World)
    • Chun-Li (Street Fighter II)
    • Link (The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past)
    • Donatello (Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles IV: Turtles in Time)
    • Vanna White (Wheel of Fortune Featuring Vanna White)

    [*]Super Play 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. Jack Nicklaus Golf

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    Title: Super Play Issue 5
    Month: March
    Year: 1993
    Editor: Matt Bielby
    Pages: 100
    Price: £1.95
    Country: United Kingdom
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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