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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 25

ISSUE: 25Content


  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega CD
  • Game Gear
  • Jaguar CD-ROM (news coverage)
  • Philips CD-i (news coverage)
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • 3DO
  • DOS
  • MS-DOS
  • PC - PC CD-ROM
  • Windows - Windows CD-ROM
  • Macintosh - Macintosh CD-ROM


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

Interactive Science Fiction Grows Up

Science-fiction gaming has come a long way. Explore the next realm of powerful interactive SFX games being produced today and beyond. (photography by David Robinson; collection of related articles:)

  • Interactive Science Fiction: Living in the Future (by Arnie Katz; includes 'Future Games' sidebar)
  • For The Hell of It - EG Previews Doom II: Hell on Earth (by Ed Dille; includes 'Additions to the Doom Zoo' sidebar)
  • V as in Velocity: Delta-V Flies! (by Russ Ceccola)
  • Space Quest Starts a New Chapter (by Russ Ceccola)
  • A Smart Future - Battlecruiser 3000 AD's Designer Redefines the Gaming Universe (by Ed Dille)



  • The Bulldog is Loose - The Next 3DO Console Shows its Pedigree (includes 'Tech Specs' sidebar)
  • Whispers From Pavilion X (by JJ Barrel; rumors & speculation)
  • Did You Know...
  • LaserActive Price Dropped
  • Atari Unveils Jaguar CD-ROM
  • Wheelin' and Dealin'
    • Biz-Deals
    • Distri-Deals
    • Edu-Deals
  • Mayors Build Sim-Utopia
  • Fighting Games Cross Over
  • Tales of The CD-I
    • Philips Adds Two Consoles
    • CD-i Gets Touchy
    • James Bond in CD Debut
    • Full Moon Goes Multimedia
  • Microsoft Cuts Corner
  • Holiday Treat: The Whole Zork
  • The Ratings War
    • The IDSA System
    • The SPA Proposal
    • There's Real Dissension
    • It's Not a Law
    • What Will Happen This Christmas?
  • Harpooned 360 Files Chapter 11
  • Media Vision Reorganizes
  • Naki Markets Triax Controller
  • Data in Digital Depth - Holographs Store Information in 3-D
  • Patent Jury Finds Against Nintendo
  • Top Coin-Ops August 1994
  • Graphics Guru Goes Interactive
  • Top Video Games July 1994
  • Sega Sees TrueMotion
  • Annual Hill Invitational
  • Look For The Union Label
  • Industry Spotlight - Mark Miller and the Neuromantics
  • The Digi-Verse Stock Monitor - The July Trends
  • CD Takes Dylan Home


Power On!

Does the media believe that only children can enjoy interactive entertainment? Get a clue! ('Not Just Kid Stuff Any More;' editorial by Arnie Katz)


Independent software developers becoming rare? Advertising half-completed games. (reader mail; 'The Ghettoizing of Gaming')

Game Doctor

Will the Ultra 64 be cartridge or CD? When will it be ready? Many anxious gamers await. ('Some Q's, A's, and 32 X's' by The Game Doctor)

Test Lab

The latest and greatest in PC sound boards. ('Board With Sound?;' sound card reviews:)

  • Roland RAP-10
  • The Advanced Gravis Ultrasound Max
  • Orchid SoundWave 32+ SCSI
  • Reveal SoundFX WAVE 32
  • Media Magic DSP 16 Plus Audio Board
  • Ensoniq S2000
  • Creative Labs Sound Blaster AWE32


Who will rule the new burgeoning digiverse? ('Welcome to the Startups Waltz')


Who said what? Find out the latest Cyber buzz. ('This Polygon Walks Into a Bar...' by Ed Dille)

Heimlich Maneuver

What is multimedia and where does it apply? ('So What's Multimedia, Really?' by Rich Heimlich)

The Kunkel Report

Game designers are no longer faceless cogs in the industry; witness the birth of the "creator." ('The Cult of Personality' by Bill Kunkel)


When Worlds Collide

Hollywood and gaming are closer now than ever. The unity of these giants will introduce us to new levels of interactive entertainment. (collection of related articles:)

  • Hollywood Meets Gaming (by Joyce Worley)
  • Under A Hollywood Moon - Access On The Walk of Fame (by Bill Kunkel; includes 'Access' Chris Jones Detects The Future')
  • Thinking Cinematic - An Interview with Robert Weaver (by Bill Kunkel)
  • Wing Commander III: Stars Among The Stars - An Interview With Chris Roberts (by Bill Kunkel)
  • Do Graphics Make The Game? - Alias Gives Games A New Look (by Steve Kent)


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

  • Earthworm Jim (Gen; includes 'Report on SNES Port' sidebar)
  • Vortex FX (SNES)
  • Dynamite Headdy (GG)
  • Larussa Baseball '95 (Gen)
  • Taz in Escape From Mars (Gen)
  • Rock 'n Roll Racing (Gen)
  • Urban Strike (Gen)
(capsule cart/card reviews:)
  • Combat Cars (Gen)
  • Sylvester & Tweety In Cagey Capers (Gen)
  • Contra: Hard Corps (Gen)
  • Asterix and The Great Rescue (GG)
  • Sparkster (Gen)
  • Zero Tolerance (Gen)

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

  • TIE Fighter (MSDOS; includes 'Larry Holland' sidebar (designer Larry Holland discussion))
  • Inherit The Earth (MSDOS)
  • Wartime Construction Set II: Tanks (MSDOS)
  • Serf City: Life Is Feudal (MSDOS)
  • Power Poker (MSDOS; includes 'A Closet Poker Maniac' sidebar)
  • Theme Park (MSDOS; includes 'A Stroll Thru The Park' sidebar)
(capsule disk reviews:)
  • Planet Soccer (PC)
  • Double Talk (PC)
  • Links Pro Macintosh (Mac)
  • Robinson's Requiem (PC)
  • Zip Zap Map (PC)

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

  • Way of the Warrior (3DO; includes 'Who Is This Dog & Why Is He Naughty' sidebar)
  • Return To Ringworld (PCCD)
  • Millennium Auction (WinCD)
  • Mortal Kombat (SCD)
  • Police Quest: Open Season (PCCD)
  • Gridders (3DO)
(CD capsule reviews:)
  • Formula One World Championship: Beyond the Limit (SCD)
  • Jump Raven (PCCD)
  • Woodstock (PCCD)
  • FIFA International Soccer (SCD)
  • 1994 Guinness Multimedia Disk of Records (MacCD)
  • Panic (SCD)


(includes 'On The Horizon - Do It Yourself' sidebar)

  • Treasure Galaxy (DOS,Win)
  • Launch Pad: The Desktop For Kids (Mac)
(Edutainment capsule reviews:)
  • Mario Teaches Typing (PCCD)
  • Math Blaster: In Search of Spot (PCCD)
  • Morgan's Trivia Machine (PCCD,MacCD)
  • Smithsonian Institution Dinosaur Museum (WinCD)
  • The Software Toolworks World Atlas (PCCD)
  • Sesame Street (3DO)

Print (book reviews)

  • Super Metroid Unauthorized Game Secrets (authored by Tom Stratton, Jr)
  • Doom Battlebook (authored by Rick Barba)
  • Information Warfare: Chaos on the Electronic Superhighway (authored by Winn Schwartau)
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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 25
    Month: October
    Year: 1994
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 132
    Price: $4.99 USA, $6.50 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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