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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 22

ISSUE: 22Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE

  • Atari Jaguar
  • Sega Genesis
  • CD-i
  • Sega CD
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • 3DO
  • Nintendo 64 (Project Reality development news coverage)
  • DOS - MS-DOS
  • PC - PC CD-ROM
  • Macintosh
  • Windows
  • arcade

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(Partial TOC transcription follows, with (notes) and bullet lists added for clarity)

Future War!

An intense look into Victory at Sea from the viewpoint of a military analyst. ('Future War! - EG Scopes the Digital Battlefield;' collection of related articles:)

  • Pyrrhic Victory - Jim Dunnigan and Tom Frisina plot a collison course over Victory at Sea
  • The Fall and Rise of Avalon Hill
  • Going In Harm's Way - Harpoon II Sets Sail in Hostile Waters
  • The Making of Aegis
  • Aces of the Deep (includes 'The New Face of War' sidebar)
  • Springtime For Hitler - SSI's Panzer General Breathes New Life into the Wermacht

NEWS

Hotline

  • EA Left at the Altar - Broderbund Calls Off the Merger
  • Opening New Windows of Fun
    • Doom Does Chicago
    • A Change In Direction
    • WinG
    • Chicago
  • Commodore Sinks; CD32 Liquidated
  • Report From Spy S
  • Sega Goes To The Movies
  • Viacom Pairs Paramount, Davidson
  • 8 Million Pounds of Disks Recycled
  • Project Reality Moves Closer
  • Atari Advances
  • Jaguar Jumps On PC
  • Atari Chooses Wavefront
  • Whispers From Pavilion X (rumors & speculation)
  • Games Get Star Power
  • Capcom Readies 40-meg Fighter
  • Deals Bustin' Out All Over
    • Biz-Deals
    • Distri-Deals
    • Edu-Deals
  • Warner Music Forms Game Unit
  • Gamers Vie For Blockbuster Prize
  • Lenkov Develops Cyber Series
  • Tron Guys Revisit Games
  • Smart Cart Saves SNES Games
  • Robert Redford To Pioneer
  • AOL Plans Cable Move
  • New Controls For Driving Gamers
  • ESPN Stats Go Network
  • 3-D Headset Breaks Size Barrier
  • Top Selling Software March 1994
  • Top Coin Ops May 1994
  • Microsoft Tiger Tests Scheduled
  • Media Moguls Start Saga - Cobb, Moriarty Create Epic
  • Elite Brings VM To Jaguar
  • Quality Sound For Game Systems

DEPARTMENTS

Power On!

Are video games heading for a crash? Some would say so. You be the judge on this popular subject. (editorial; 'Beware of the Cart Backlash!' by Arnie Katz)

Feedback

The "me-too" syndrome hits supersystems. (reader mail)

Game Doctor

Software creates original music... Electronic Games: buy or rent?... Six-button controllers. (Q&A; 'E-lec-lec-tron-ic Ra-ra-rap' by The Game Doctor)

Test Lab

PC sound support, Jensen JPS 35 and JPS 45. (hardware and accessory commentary; 'If It Sounds Like a Duck...' by Ed Dille)

The NET

The Windows Internet Tour book, Gopher software. (online services commentary; 'Introduction to the Internet' by Ed Dille and John Withers; includes 'What About Gaming?' and 'Finding the Data' sidebars)

The Kunkel Report

Attendance falls at the Developers Conference. ('A View From The Bridge' by Bill Kunkel)

FEATURES

State of the Art

Some of the greatest cutting edge multimedia games are in the EG spotlight this month. ('State of the Art: Role-Playing and Adventure Games;' includes 'Introducing... Blackthorne' sidebar and 'The Five Best Computer Series' sidebar listing the following:)

  • Kings Quest
  • Space Quest
  • Ultima
  • Wizardry
  • Zeen

The Licensing War

Who buys licenses?... The prodigy-ESPN deal... The worst licensing fiasco of all time... The Sega curse. (collection of related articles:)

  • License War Diary - The Who, What, When, Where & Why of Licensing
  • Inside the ESPN-Prodigy Deal - Prodigy Signs A $2-Million Baby
  • Licenses From Hell! The Licensing Hall of Shame

Arcade For Adults

Dave and Buster's Arcade for Adults ('Arcades for Adults - Dave & Buster's combines wine, women, and coin-ops')

EG Interview

Meet Mr. Element creator Avery Pack. ('Head Into the Elements - An Interview with Avery Pack')

EG Preview

Take a first-hand look at Streets of Rage 3. ('Street of Rage 3: This Genesis Fighter is all the Rage')

REVIEWS

Cartridge (cart/card video game reviews; includes 'The Final Grade' sidebar featuring review scores for games not (usually) listed here)

  • Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom (SNES; includes 'New Era Wizardry' sidebar)
  • Mario Andretti Racing (Gen)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: Echoes From The Past (Gen)
  • Shadowrun (Gen)
  • Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls (SNES; includes 'Fight Personnel' sidebar)
  • Outrunners (Gen)
  • Bubba 'n' Stix (Gen)
  • Lord of the Rings (SNES; includes 'Five-Player Interactive' sidebar)
     
(capsule cart/card reviews:)
 
  • Cybermorph (Jag)
  • FIFA Soccer (Gen)
  • Ken Griffey Jr. presents Major League Baseball (SNES)
  • R.B.I. Baseball '94 (Gen)
  • Super Metroid (SNES)
  • Young Merlin (SNES)
  • World Series Baseball (Gen)

Disk (disk computer game reviews; includes 'The Final Grade' sidebar featuring review scores for games not (usually) listed here)

  • Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession (MS-DOS, "also CD-ROM;" includes 'True Test of a Game' sidebar)
  • TFX: Tactical Fighter Experiment (MS-DOS; includes 'Flying Tips' sidebar)
  • Spectre VR (PC,Mac,"CD-ROM avail.;" includes 'Subliminal Power' sidebar)
  • Ultimate Domain (MS-DOS,"also CD-ROM;" includes 'Feed The People' sidebar)
  • Formula One (MS-DOS; includes 'Turbo Mode PC' sidebar)
  • Goblins Quest 3 (MS-DOS)
     
(capsule disk reviews:)
 
  • Astro Chase 3-D (Mac)
  • Axis the Game Cheater (PC,Mac)
  • Elements (PC)
  • Games Magazine Word Vol. 1 (PC)
  • Oxyd Magnum (PC)
  • Russian 6-pack (Win,DOS)
  • Solitaire Antics (Win)
  • Verttice (Mac)

CD-ROM (CD computer and video game reviews; includes 'The Final Grade' sidebar featuring review scores for games not (usually) listed here)

  • Super Wing Commander (3DO)
  • Jurassic Park Interactive (3DO; includes 'Dinosaur Talk' sidebar)
  • Dennis Miller: That's News To Me (3DO; includes 'Cyber Humor' sidebar)
  • The 7th Guest (CDi; includes 'CD-i Versus CD-ROM' sidebar)
  • Castles: Siege and Conquest (PCCD)
     
(CD capsule reviews:)
 
  • Hotel Mario (CDi)
  • The Incredible Machine (3DO)
  • Jurassic Park (SCD)
  • Mega Maze (CDi)
  • Prize Fighter (SCD)
  • SimCity Multimedia (PCCD)
  • The Wacky World of Miniature Golf With Eugene Levy (CDi)

Coin-Op

Check out the Cyber Sled, Demolition Man, Tommy. ('A Summer Fest of Fun - From Cybersled to Tommy, this summer's arcade action is hot!' by Jay Carter)

Edutainment

Journey To The Planets, and Sitting on the Farm. ('All Learning Games Are Not Equal;' edutainment software coverage by Joyce Worley)

Publications (book reviews)

  • Sega CD Official Game Secrets (authored by Rusel DeMaria & Tom Stratton Jr.)
  • SSN-21 Seawolf: The Official Strategy Guide (authored by Ed Dille)


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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 22
    Month: July
    Year: 1994
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 116
    Price: $4.95 USA, $5.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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