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Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 24

ISSUE: 24Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System - Famicom
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Super Famicom
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Atari Lynx
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis - Mega Drive
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 - PC-Engine
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD-ROM Player

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 - It's Showtime...! by Ed Semrad (editorial)

Interface (letters column)

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)

  • Bill & Ted (NES) (Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure)
  • High Speed (NES) (High Speed Pinball)
  • Smash TV (NES)
  • Basewars (NES)
  • S.C.A.T. (NES)
  • BIll Elliot's(sic) Nascar Challenge (NES) (Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge)
  • J.B. Harold (TG16CD)
  • Street Smart (Gen)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Gen)
  • 688 Attack Sub (Gen)
  • Navy Seals (GB)
  • Sneaky Snakes (GB)
  • Warbirds (Lynx)
  • Ninja Gaiden (Lynx)

Software Calendar (presented by EGM and Vic Tokai)

Gaming Gossip by Quartermann

Electronic Gaming Express

  • Super Nintendo To Make It's U.S. Debut At The Summer CES! (SNES artist rendition shown; hardware breakdowns; Zelda 3 screenshot)
  • NEC Lowers TurboGrafx System and CD-ROM Prices!... (base package from $149.99 to $99.99, Bonk SuperSet (shown) for $149.99, CD-ROM Player (shown) from $399 to $299.99)
  • Third Party Super Famicom Peripherals Hit Market... (sidebar; JB King joystick, JB Turbo auto-fire accessory)

International Outlook - Dozens of New SF and Mega Drive Softs Coming this Summer! (capsule game previews)

  • Galaxy Force 2 (MD)
  • Thunder Fox (MD)
  • Valis 4 (PCE) (Valis IV)
  • Y's 3 (Famicom) (Ys III)
  • Elevator Action (GB)
  • Devil's Crush (MD)
  • Final Soldier (PCE)
  • Joe and Mac (SF) (Joe & Mac)
  • Raiden Densetsu (SF)

The Super Famicom NES Times (game previews, 1-page (unless noted) each)

  • Castlevania 4 (Super Castlevania IV)
  • Super Ghouls and Ghosts (Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts)
  • Super Adventure Island (1/2 page)
  • Bill Lambeer's Combat Basketball (1/4 page)
  • SimCity (1/4 page) (Sim City)

Next Wave (capsule game previews)

  • Batman, Return of the Joker (NES)
  • Bases Loaded 3 (NES)
  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (NES) (Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure)
  • W.U.R.M. (NES)
  • Star Trek (NES)
  • NIghtshade (NES)
  • Trog (NES)
  • Contra Force (NES)
  • Champions Forever of Boxing (TG16)
  • TV Sports Tennis (TG16)
  • Vapor Trail (Gen)
  • Quad Challenge (Gen)
  • Kick Boxing (TG16)
  • Kageki (Gen) (Ka-Ge-Ki)
  • Saint Sword (Gen)
  • The Simpsons (GB)
  • Castlevania 2 (GB)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (GB)

Tricks of the Trade (tips, tricks and codes)

  • Midnight Resistance (Gen)
  • Adventure Island 2 (NES) (Adventure Island II)
  • Captain Skyhawk (NES)
  • Mickey Mouse: Castle of Illusion (Gen) (Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse)
  • Silver Surfer (NES)
  • Twin Cobra (Gen)
  • Bomberman (TG16)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (NES) (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game)

Behind The Screens at Hudson Soft - "Converting Games For The American Market" (three-page behind-the-scenes)

Taking Control - Electronic Gaming Monthly's Guide to the Hottest Game Controllers!!!

  • Power Player (NES)
  • Double Player (NES; shown)
  • Freedom Stick -- Freedom Stick 16 (NES -- Gen/TG16 (shown))
  • Supersonic - The Joystick (NES)
  • A-Storm Ni-5 Jetfighter -- SG Fighter (NES -- Gen)
  • A-Storm Ni-Pro (NES; shown)
  • Super Controller (NES; shown)
  • Gizmo (NES/Gen/TG16)
  • Ultimate Joystick (NES; shown)
  • Zinger (NES/Gen/TG16; shown)
  • Zoomer (NES/Gen/TG16)
  • Maverick (NES/Gen/TG16; shown)
  • Intruder 2 -- 3 (NES -- Gen)
  • SuperCon (SNES; shown)
  • Gravis NES Joystick (shown)
  • Competition Pro Joypad (NES/Gen; shown)
  • Competition Pro Joystick (NES/Gen/TG16)
  • Bat Handle Joystick (NES/Gen/TG16/SMS)
  • Red Ball Joystick (NES/Gen/TG16/SMS)
  • Super 3-Way Joystick (NES/Gen/TG16/SMS)
  • Tac50 Tactical Audible Controller (NES/Gen; shown)

LJN Brings The Terminator To The Nintendo (three-page movie/games preview)

Nintendo Player (NES; 1-page game overviews, unless noted)

  • Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom (2-pages)
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms II
  • Faria
  • The Little Mermaid

Outpost: Genesis (2-page game overviews, unless noted)

  • Fantasia
  • Streets of Rage
  • Ms. Pac-Man (1-page)

Game Boy Club (1-page game overviews)

  • Altered Space
  • Fortified Zone

Gear Up! (GG; 1/2-page game overviews)

  • Woody Pop
  • World Class Leader Board

Sega Masters (SMS; 2-page game overview)

  • Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

Turbo Champ (TG16; 1-page game overviews)

  • Bonk II (Bonk's Revenge)
  • TV Sports Hockey

U.S. National Video Game Team's Super Play - Batman Part Two (Gen; four page strategy guide)

U.S. National Video Game Team's Super Play - Kabuki Quantum Fighter (NES; two page strategy guide)

Top Score Club (listed in TOC as 'High Scores')

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    Title: Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 24
    Month: July
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Sendai Publishing
    Editor: Ed Semrad
    Price: $3.95/$4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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