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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 29

ISSUE: 29Content


  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega CD
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • 3DO
  • 32X
  • DOS
  • Windows - Windows CD-ROM
  • Macintosh - Macintosh CD-ROM
  • Ultra 64 (the eventual Nintendo 64; news coverage)
  • Nintendo Virtual Boy (news coverage)


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

The Year's Best Games Revealed

The editors of EG pick the greatest games of the year - you select the winners. 16 major game categories covered. ('1995 Electronic Gaming Awards;' by the Editors of Electronic Games; sections:)

  • Multimedia Game of the Year
  • Computer Game of the Year
  • Video Game of the Year
  • Best Action Video Game
  • Best Strategy/Action Strategy Video Game
  • Best Sports Video Game
  • Best Adventure/RPG Video Game
  • Best Multimedia Action Game
  • Best Multimedia Adventure/RPG Game
  • Best Multimedia Strategy/Action Strategy Game
  • Best Computer or Multimedia Sports Game
  • Best Computer Adventure/RPG
  • Best Computer Strategy Game
  • Best Computer Action/Action Strategy Game
  • Best Electronic Game Audiovisual FX
  • Most Humorous Electronic Game
  • Best Science-Fiction/Fantasy Electronic Game
  • Best Electronic Military Simulation
  • Best Electronic Edutainment Game
  • The 1995 EG Awards Official Ballot


Hotline (compiled by Joyce Worley & Ross Chamberlin)

  • The Changing of the Guard - New hardware and changes in game technology signal a move from the old formats to fresh ways of delivering entertainment software.
  • Whispers From Cyberspace (rumors & speculation by JJ Barrel)
  • The Network News
  • Blockbuster Has Block Party
  • Earthworm Jim Spot Too Gross
  • Industry Spotlight... Elliott Daham and the Art of Technology
  • VR Headset Features VGA
  • Defense Industry Targets Nteractive Gaming
  • Paradigm Simulations To Work On Ultra 64 Game
  • Virtual Boy On View
  • Nintendo Invests In Reflection Technology
  • Donkey Kong Cerealized
  • Industry Spotlight... Jerry Wolosenko: Into The Looking Glass
  • Star Power
  • Top Video Games - November 1994
  • Top Coin-Ops - November 1994
  • Gambling Heads Home Via Phone
  • Disney Does Games, Again
  • Gametek, Marvel Buy Malibu
  • Top Computer Games - November 1994
  • Nintendo Must Pay $208.3 Million
  • Biz Deals
  • Distri-Deals
  • Edu-Deals
  • Did You Know?
  • Cyberstocks: November 1994


Power On!

The gaming revolution has begun! Just what does the future hold for electronic games? ('Change Is a Good Thing;' editorial by Arnie Katz)


Opinions on game piracy from a game veteran. The new digital/HDTV and its possibilities. (reader mail; 'Standards and Practices')


Why do some games appeal more to women? ('Why Do Women Play Tetris?;' by Ed Dille and Bill Kunkel)

Game Doctor

What ever happened to...? Video game MIAs. ('Video Game MIAs;' Q&A by The Game Doctor)

The Net

Are MUD systems viable? Network news. (by John P. Withers; sections:)

  • An Internet BBS With Aspirations
  • Net News - Prodigy Leaps Forward

The Heimlich Maneuver

Windows is changing how we play games! ('Broken Window Pains, Part 1' by Rich Heimlich)


Imagining the prospects of network gaming. ('Leave it to your ImagiNation' by Barry Friedman)

The Kunkel Report

Much has been written about the 32X game system. Now, does it live up to the hype? ('32X Report Card Time!' by Bill Kunkel)


Acclaim to Fame

Inside one of the most successful game companies of all time with CEO Robert Holmes. (by Bill Kunkel; collection of related articles:)

  • The Lords of Licensing Face the Future
  • Capturing The Movement Technology - The Accliam Motion-Capture System
  • The Man Behind the Marketing - Rob Holmes of Acclaim

Electronic Sports Games

State-of-the-art sports sims in the spotlight and the people responsible for creating them. ('1995 Sports Special;' collection of related articles:)

  • The State of Sports Simulations - Multimedia Liberates Sports Game Designers (by Arnie Katz)
  • A Rich Vein of Orr (Scott Orr (co-designer; John Madden Football, NHL Hockey) interview)
  • Stats With Flash (Scott Ciancio (producer, MicroLeague Sports) interview)
  • For The Love Of Sports - An Interview With David Holt, President of MicroSports (by John Wesley Hardin)
  • Can Tecmo Win The Super Bowl? - Super Bowl II, Special Edition, for Genesis & SNES (by Arnie Katz)

Save Our Screens!

EG explores the ever burgeoning selection of screen savers and picks the best of the best. (by Laurie Yates)


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

  • Doom (32X; includes 'In Perspective' sidebar)
  • Rise of the Robots (SNES)
  • X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse (SNES)
  • The Ignition Factor (SNES)
  • Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
  • Home Improvement (SNES)


(capsule cart/card reviews:)


  • Mega Man X2 (SNES)
  • Wacky Worlds Creativity Studio (Gen)
  • WWF Raw (SNES)
  • Yogi Bear's Cartoon Capers (SNES)
  • The Itchy & Scratchy Game (Gen)

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

  • Metaltech: EarthSiege (PC; includes 'Other Prominent Robots' sidebar)
  • Aces of the Deep (PCDOS)
  • Star Reach (DOS)
  • Operation Europe: Path to Victory (MSDOS)


(capsule disk reviews:)


  • MacArthur's War (Mac)
  • 5th Fleet (PC)
  • Operation Body Count (PC)
  • NASCAR Racing (PC)

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

  • Rise of the Robots (PCCD; includes 'Behind the Screens' sidebar)
  • Flash Traffic (PCCD)
  • Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time (PCCD)
  • Off-Road Interceptor (3DO)
  • Wolf (PCCD)
  • Inferno: The Odyssey Continues (PCCD)


(CD capsule reviews:)


  • Iron Helix (SCD)
  • Dazzeloids (MacCD,WinCD)
  • How To Be Perfect (WinCD)
  • Alone in the Dark 2 (PCCD)
  • Ecstatica (PCCD)
  • Novastorm (PCCD)


(includes 'Edu-Hope' sidebar)

  • A Brief History of Time (MacCD,PCCD)
  • Freddie Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds (WinCD)


(Edutainment capsule reviews:)


  • Recess in Greece (MacCD,WinCD)
  • Alphabonk Farm (MacCD,WinCD)
  • Kittens to Cats (WinCD)
  • Leonardo The Inventor (MacCD,WinCD)
  • Mathemagics (3DO)

Print (book reviews)

  • The Joy of Cybersex: An Underground Guide to Electronic Erotica (authored by Phillip Robinson & Nancy Tamosaitis)
  • Phoenix: The Fall & Rise of Home Videogames (authored by Leonard Herman)

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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 29
    Month: February
    Year: 1995
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 132
    Price: $4.99 USA, $6.50 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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