Jump to content

Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 16

ISSUE: 16Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Super Famicom (the eventual Super Nintendo Entertainment System)
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Sega Genesis
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD Player
  • Atari Lynx
  • Amstrad GX4000 (ultimately never released)

Below is a synopsis of this issue's contents. Game title typos, shorthand, working titles, etc, are maintained for the historical record. Any relevant clarifications and comments are noted (like so). - RetroDefense



Insert Coin - Video Gaming Direct From Japan... by Steve Harris (editorial)

Interface: Letters To The Editor

Electronic Gaming Review Crew (4-member panel game reviews; each review includes a screenshot, short game summary and four capsule reviews with commentary & score, with the combination encompassing 1/3rd of a page)

  • Ultima - Avatar (NES) (Ultima: Quest of the Avatar)
  • Yo Noid! (NES) (Yo! Noid)
  • Little Nemo (NES) (Little Nemo: The Dream Master)
  • Ultimate Basketball (NES)
  • Dragon Warrior 2 (NES) (Dragon Warrior II)
  • Adv. of J. Chan (NES) (Adventures of Jackie Chan)
  • Princess Tomato (NES) (Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom)
  • Palamedes (NES)
  • Super Monaco GP (Gen)
  • Whip Rush (Gen)
  • Thunder Force 3 (Gen) (Thunder Force III)
  • Atomic Robo Kid (Gen)
  • Columns (Gen)
  • Strider (Gen)
  • Battle Royale (TG16)
  • Bravoman (TG16)
  • Tiger Road (TG16)
  • TMNT (GB) (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan)
  • Godzilla (GB)
  • Lock N' Chase (GB)
  • Pipe Dream (GB)
  • Dr. Mario (GB)
  • Road Blasters (Lynx)

Gaming Gossip by Quartermann

Next Wave (capsule game previews with screenshots, approx. 1/2 page each)

  • Double Dragon 3 (NES) (Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones)
  • Adventure Island 2 (NES) (Adventure Island II)
  • Were Wolf (NES)
  • Super Star Soldier (TG16)
  • Aeroblaster (TG16)
  • Mickey Mouse (Gen) (Castle of Illusion)
  • Dynamite Duke (Gen)
  • John Madden Football (Gen)
  • Technocop (Gen)

Electronic Gaming Express

  • Amstrad Unveils Surprise Game Machine at London's CES Expo! (Amstrad GX4000; hardware and game screenshot (Burnin' Rubber) shown)
  • Super Mario Bros. 4 - Super Mario World (preview; two-pages of Super Famicom coverage with screenshots)
  • Super Famicom (2 pages of game previews; 1/5th page each with screenshots)
    • R-Type 2
    • Gdleen
    • Populous
    • Super Darius
    • Super Deformer
    • Sim City
    • Dynamite Bombuzal
    • Ultraman
    • Hole-In-One Golf
    • Drakhen

Tricks of the Trade (tips, tricks and codes)

  • Thunder Force 3 (Gen) (Thunder Force III)
  • Dungeon Explorer (TG16)
  • Gargoyle's Quest (GB)
  • Astaynax (NES)
  • Arnold Palmer Golf (Gen)
  • Super Monaco GP (Gen)
  • Phelios (Gen)
  • Crater Maze (TG16)
  • Thunderbirds (NES)
  • Double Dungeons (TG16)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (GB) (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan)
  • Total Recall (NES)
  • Daedalian Opus (GB)
  • Nemesis (GB)
  • Captain Skyhawk (NES)
  • NARC (NES)
  • Sword of Vermilion (Gen)
  • Psychosis (TG16)
  • Dragon's Curse (TG16)
  • Metal Fighter (NES)
  • Back to the Future Pts. 2 & 3 (NES) (Back To The Future Parts II & III)

International Outlook - EGM Visits the Offices of Japan's Number One Magazine - Famitsu

Nintendo Player (NES; 2-page 'Fact File' game overviews)

  • Yo! Noid
  • Kickle Cubicle (here, never formally titled in 'Fact File')

Sega Masters (SMS; 2-page 'Fact File' game overviews)

  • Joe Montana Football

Turbo Champ

  • CD-ROM Special! (1-page overview of TurboGrafx-16 CD-ROM Player and games)
  • J.B. Harrold's Murder Club (TG16CD; 1-page 'Fact File')
  • Final Zone 2 (TG16CD; 1-page 'Fact File')
  • Last Alert (TG16CD; 1-page 'Fact File')

Outpost: Genesis (2-page (unless noted) 'Fact File' game overviews)

  • Hellfire
  • Shadow Dancer (1-page)
  • Strider

Atari Adventure (2-page 'Fact File' game overviews)

  • Road Blasters (Lynx)

Gameboy Club (1-page 'Fact File' game overviews; not listed in TOC)

  • Dr. Mario

Screen Play (Super Force television show)

Top Score Club (not listed in TOC)

Game Over! - Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (NES; spoiler alert!)

  • Thanks 3

  Report Issue



    Title: Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 16
    Month: November
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Sendai Publishing
    Editor: Steve Harris
    Pages: 100
    Price: $3.95/$4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

Buy From

Retromags may earn a small monetary commision thru these links, please see the link at the bottom of this page for more details!


Thanks To

  • Create New...
Affiliate Disclaimer: Retromags may earn a commission on purchases made through our affiliate links on Retromags.com and social media channels. As an Amazon & Ebay Associate, Retromags earns from qualifying purchases. Thank you for your continued support!