Electronic Games LC2 Issue 7

ISSUE: 7Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE

Sega Genesis
Sega Game Gear
Sega CD
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Nintendo Entertainment System CD-ROM (never released)
Nintendo Entertainment System
Camerica Aladdin Deck Enhancer (never formally released)
Nintendo Game Boy
3DO
MS-DOS
PC CD-ROM
Amiga
arcade

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

(Starting this issue, Marc Camron's regular news sidebar 'A Look to the East' graduates to department status.)

FEATURES

REVEALED: Nintendo's Plan!
EG presents the first look at the specs of the super secret SNES CD. Included is an artists(sic) rendition of what the machine is expected to look like. ('Revealed: Nintendo's Multimedia Plans. EG rips away the veil of secrecy!' by the Editors of EG; includes 'Nintendo's Rocy Road to CD' and tech spec sidebars)

V.I.P. TOUR OF CES
The Winter CES in Las Vegas attracted game designers from all over the world. EG takes a closer look at the new products for 1993. Here are the games you've been waiting for. (by the Editors of Electronic Games; includes 'Crystal Ball Confidential - The Editor draws the Big Picture' sidebar by Arnie Katz)

EG AWARDS
Here are the results of the first annual EG reader's(sic) choice awards. Look inside to see which games made the cut. ('The 1993 Electronic Games Awards - Here are Your Votes for the Year's Best Games')

EG'S GUIDE TO SEGA
Sega has become one of the fiercest competitors in the video game field. EG take(sic) a look at the company, its products, history, and what lies ahead, including the top games for Genesis, Game Gear, and the new Sega CD. (a collection of related articles; some article titles surmised:)

  • The Genesis Story: Sega's Rocky Road to Success (by Arnie Katz)
  • Sega Accessories: Bringing More Excitement to the Genesis
  • Sega CDs: Five Knockout Games for the Newest System
  • The Essential Genesis: The Top 20 Cartridges - These are the "Must Buys" (by the Editors of Electronic Games)
  • The Essential Game Gear Library: The Top 10 Cartridges
  • Coming Soon... Coming Soon...

EG INTERVIEW
EG has been granted an audience with Lord British, the creative mind behind the worlds of Ultima and Origin Systems. ('EG Interview: An Audience With Lord British' by Russ Ceccola)

DEPARTMENTS

Power On! - 3DO: Sizzle or Substance? (editorial by Arnie Katz)

Feedback ('Feedback: Letters From Our Readers')

Hotline ('EG Hotline' compiled by Joyce Worley; news section)

  • Support Grows for 3DO
  • TTI Renames Duo
  • Gates to Write Police Quest 4
  • Fantasy Baseball In Palm-Sized Park
  • Get a Grip with Game Gear Pack
  • First Round Collectibles
  • SuperVision has Super Screen
  • Bond & Pond Fighting Foes
  • Compton Starts CD Rental
  • Thumb Fun
  • Batman Series Licensed
  • EG Readers' Popularity Poll
  • Hansen Is Still Nintendo Champ
  • Accolade Co-Sponsors Build a Hole Contest
  • Top Coin-Ops: Feb. 1993
  • Top PC Games: January 1992
  • SNES Hunts For Carmen Sandiego
  • Accolade Signs Brett Hull, Pele
  • Free Service On Line
  • Lower Prices Will Come ('Behind the Headlines' with Joyce Worley)
  • Memories of Miner

Insert Coin Here - Going Full Circle (by Jay Carter; arcade coverage)

Game Doctor - A Cavalcade of Questions (Q&A)

A Look to the East - The New and Improved, Bigger and Better, Column of Japanese Games (by Marc Camron; overseas coverage)

Fandom Central - NAEGE's First Step (fanzine commentary and reviews by Arnie Katz)

  • Power Play #1
  • Zap! #6
  • Spectrum #1

Video Game Gallery (cart/card video game reviews)

  • Outlander (SNES)
  • Tony LaRussa Baseball (Gen)
  • The Incredible Crash Dummies (NES)
  • B.O.B. (SNES)
  • Hillsfar (NES)
  • Mutant League Football (Gen)
  • Break Time - The National Pool Tour (NES)
  • Toys (SNES)
  • Tiny Toons: Buster's Hidden Treasure (Gen)
  • Super Turrican (SNES)

Software Gallery (disk computer game reviews)

  • Paladin II (DOS)
  • Epic (DOS)
  • Comanche: Maximum Overkill (DOS)
  • Robocop 3D (Amiga/DOS)
  • Task Force 1942: Surface Naval Action in the South Pacific (DOS)

CD Gallery (CD-ROM computer and video game reviews)

  • The 7th Guest (PC CD)

Portable Playtime (portable game reviews)

  • Kid Dracula (GB)

The Jury (reader-submitted game reviews recurring contest; includes 'Join the Jury' sidebar)

  • King's Quest VI (DOS; winning review by Jonah Jackson, runner-up by Edward Karp)
  • Joe Montana 3: NFL Sports Talk Football (Gen; winning review by Mike Fetterly, 1st runner-up by Todd Hargosh, 2nd runner-up by Tony Bueno, honorable mention by John H. Brown, 2nd honorable mention by Clint Nolen)

Playing It Smart - Learning the Fun Way (by Joyce Worley; edutainment coverage)

The Kunkel Report - The Best Games Never Played (by Bill Kunkel)

Test Lab - Aladdin: A Genie in Every Box? (by Ed Dille; Aladdin Deck Enhancer review)

Lore (book reviews)

  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Game Secrets
  • A-Train: The Official Strategy Guide

Gaming On-Line - For Gamers Only (by Ed Dille; MPG (Multi-Player Gaming) Net review)

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(TOC cover credits/fine print:)

About the art - We at EG would like to thank the following artists for their contributions to this issue:

Bob Forresst(sic) - Cover (Bob Forrest)
Eric Curry - All department logos, and various photography
Cliff Spohn - EG Interview
Don Wieland - SNES CD System and Compact Discs - Please note that this is an artist's rendition of what the SNES CD may look like.

We at EG would like to gauge how many people out there bother to read this page. If you are one of the lucky ones who care enough to read every word of our humble magazine you too may be a winner. Just send your name, address, and telephone number to any of the addresses you may fine(sic) in the book. A total of $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded! Either that or this is just an elaborate April Fools joke. You may never know.



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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 7
    Month: April
    Year: 1993
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 100
    Price: $3.95 USA, $4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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