EGM2 Issue 43

ISSUE: 43Content


  • Editorial: Sequels' Secret Success (Howard Grossman ruminates on why video game sequels so often succeed while movie sequels suffer a death-spiral)
  • Strategy Talk (The Gaming Goddess answers readers' letters and gaming questions)
  • Online (What's new at
  • Tricks of the Year '97 (The Code Cowboy takes over from The Code Wizard and throws out a plethora of cheats and tricks for all systems)
  • Game Over: EGM2 spoils every ending for every character in Mortal Kombat 4 (ARC).
  • Next Month: What's coming in EGM, EGM2, and Official US PlayStation Magazine.

Tricks of the Trade:

  • Diddy Kong Racing (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • NHL 98 (PS1)
  • 007 GoldenEye (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • San Francisco Rush (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • NCAA GameBreaker 98 (PS1)
  • Pandemonium 2 (PS1)
  • Clayfighter 63 1/3 (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Resident Evil (SAT)
  • Duke Nukem 64 (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Treasures of the Deep (PS1)
  • Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero (PS1)
  • Top Gear Rally (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (PS1)
  • Ogre Battle (PS1)
  • Armored Core (PS1)
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee (PS1)
  • Madden 98 (PS1)
  • Nuclear Strike (PS1)

Strategy Guides:

  • Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (PS1😞 Strategy guide, part 2 of 2
  • Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi (PS1😞 Complete moves list
  • Auto Destruct (PS1😞 Maps and level tips
  • Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero (PS1😞 Passing all the trials
  • NBA Live 98 (PS1😞 Tips for slammin' and jammin' on your opponents
  • NCAA GameBreaker 98 (PS1😞 Offensive tips and Easter eggs
  • Tomb Raider 2 (PS1😞 Complete game walkthrough, part 1 of 2
  • Diddy Kong Racing (Nintendo 64">N64😞 Track tips and racer comparisons
  • Bomberman 64 (Nintendo 64">N64😞 Boss tips and gold card locations
  • Sonic-R (SAT): Unlocking the hidden characters
  • NFL Blitz (ARC): Coaching tips and guides for offense and defense
  • Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter (ARC): Move lists for all characters
  • Mortal Kombat 4 (ARC): Move lists and fatalities for all characters
  • San Francisco Rush: The Rock (ARC): Beating the later tracks

Notable Stuff:

  • EGM2 features Pac-Man on their 1-900-PRE-VIEW news line with the caption, "Feeling A Little Behind The Times?"
  • You know, if you're reading a magazine to find out what's new on a gaming're doing it wrong. Sorry.
  • Midway must have been very desperate to get people to buy San Francisco Rush (Nintendo 64">N64), because the same full-page ad runs in the magazine twice.
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    Title: EGM2 Issue 43
    Month: January
    Year: 1998
    Publisher: Ziff Davis Media
    Editor: Howard Grossman
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 4

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