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Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 6

ISSUE: 6Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD-ROM Player
  • NEC Super Grafx (aka NEC PC-Engine Supergrafx)
  • Atari Lynx
  • Konix Multi-System (never released)
  • Nintendo Super Famicom


Insert Coin - The Shape Of Games To Come... by Steve Harris (editorial)

Interface: Letters To The Editor

Electronic Gaming Review Crew

  • Rolling Thunder (NES)
  • Silkworm (NES)
  • Sharazade (NES)
  • Duck Tales (NES)
  • Godzilla (NES)
  • Captain Comic (NES)
  • Dead Angle (SMS)
  • Scramble Spirits (SMS)
  • Dragon Spirit (TG16)
  • Galaga '90 (TG16)
  • Rambo 3 (Gen)
  • Forgotten Worlds (Gen)
  • Motorcycle Maniacs (GB)
  • Revenge of the Gator (GB)

Gaming Gossip by Quartermann

Future Play by Steve Harris

(Featured and referenced in the contents section as 'The Shape Of Games To Come,' billing itself as a special expanded edition of International Outlook.)

  • NEC Super Grafx
  • Nintendo Super Famicom
  • Konix Multi-System
  • Atari Lynx
  • Two pages of game previews (NES, SMS, TG16, Gen, GB)

Mega Play - The Ultimate All-Sega Mini-Mag

(Featured and referenced in the contents section as 'Bonus Magazine In This Issue!!! Mega Play - The All-Sega Mini-Mag.' Doubles as this issue's 'Sega Masters' and 'Outpost: Genesis' installments. This magazine-in-magazine feature includes a 'cover' displaying a premiere issue price of $1.99, despite being bound within the magazine)

  • 'Front Cover'
  • Solid Titles Guarantee Master System Life Through First Half of '90... Are More On The Way?
  • A Bright Future In Store For Genesis Games and Peripherals In 1990... (Genesis modem, joystick controller, portable Genesis rumor)
  • Golden Axe (SMS; 2 page fact file)
  • Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Gen; 4-page strategy guide)
  • Revenge of Shinobi (Gen; 2 page fact file)
  • Forgotten Worlds (Gen; 2 page fact file)
  • Rambo III (Gen; fact file)
  • Mystic Defender (Gen; fact file)
  • 'Back Cover'

Tricks of the Trade

(Featured in the contents section.)

  • Bad Dudes (NES)
  • Robocop (NES)
  • Legendary Axe (TG16)
  • Ghouls and Ghosts (Gen) (Ghouls 'n Ghosts)
  • Super Hang-On (Gen)
  • Gyruss (NES)
  • Blazing Lazers (TG16)
  • Legendary Axe (TG16)
  • Rolling Thunder (NES)
  • Bomberman (NES)
  • Galaga '90 (TG16)
  • Wonderboy in Monsterland (SMS)
  • China Warrior (TG16)
  • Tetris (NES, Tengen)
  • Dungeon Explorer (TG16)
  • Last Battle (Gen)
  • Dragon Spirit (TG16)
  • Shanghai (GB)
  • Tetris (GB)
  • Super Mario Land (GB)
  • Fantasy Zone (TG16)
  • Tommy Lasorda Baseball (Gen)
  • Golvellius (SMS)
  • Air Fortress (NES)
  • Legacy of the Wizard (NES)
  • Bugs Bunny (NES)
  • Faxanadu (NES)
  • Monster Party (NES)
  • Roger Rabbit (NES)

Batman (NES)

(Cover story, featured in the contents section. Also referenced as this issue's 'Nintendo Player' and 'Game of the Month.' Three page fact file.)

Turbo Champ

  • NEC Looks To CD-ROM And More in '90
  • China Warrior (TG16)
  • Galaga '90 (TG16)

Atari Adventure

  • Lynx Takes Big Apple and Japan By Storm! (includes sidebar discussing Lynx remodel)

Gameboy Club

  • Hal Intros Pinball and Puzzler as First Portable Titles (Shanghai, Revenge of the Gator)
  • Motocross Maniacs

Top Score Club


(As per the usual with early issues of EGM, the contents page is often inaccurate and redundant. Use with caution.)

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    Title: Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 6
    Month: January
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Sendai Publishing
    Editor: Steve Harris
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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