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Game Players Issue 15

ISSUE: 15Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • arcade


(Table of Content (TOC) and headline excerpts follow.  Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.)

The Editors View (1 page; editorial by Tom Halfhill; the Super Famicom)

The Tip Sheet (2 pages; letters column focusing on reader tip requests and submissions; discussed, not shown:)

  • IronSword: Wizards and Warriors II (NES)
  • CodeName: Iceman (PC)
  • King's Quest (SMS)
  • Robocop (NES)
  • Legendary Axe (TG16)
  • Strider (NES)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)

Player's World - IBM's New PS/1 Home Computer (1 page)

Nintendo News - Nintendo Versus The Game Genie (4 pages; includes sections:)

  • The Case Of The Disappearing Game Genie (Galoob v. Nintendo lawsuit)
  • Super Famicom
  • Video Power Is Coming (hybrid live action/animated series based on Acclaim video game characters)
  • Castlevania III (NES; shown)

Game Boy Players - Heroes On The Half-Screen (3 pages; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan; shown)

Arcade Action - F-15 Strike Eagle (2 pages; shown)

PC Players - Return of the Forgotten Realms (4 pages; Secret of the Silver Blades; shown; includes "Strategy Tips" section)

Sega Masters - New Joysticks, New Games (3 pages; numerous games mentioned (including Hard Yardage planned for later release as Joe Montana Football); games and accessories shown:)

  • Suncom's Tac-50 joystick
  • Acemore's Freedom 16 joystick
  • Sega's Arcade Power Stick
  • Thunder Force III (Gen)
  • Columns (Gen)
  • Ka-Ge-Ki (Gen)
  • Insector-X (Gen)
  • Shadow Blasters (Gen)
  • James "Buster" Douglas Knockout Boxing (Gen)

Amiga Players - Water, Water Everywhere (2 pages; Treasure Trap, Aquanet; both shown)

Turbo Players - TurboGrafx Goes Bonkers (3 pages; Bonk's Adventure; shown)

Atari Safari - Klax (1 page; Lynx; shown)

Nintendo Game of the Month: Skate or Die 2 (6 pages; NES; strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: E-SWAT (5 pages; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Railroad Tycoon (5 pages; PC; strategy guide)

Game Reviews (1 page each; all shown)

  • Thunderbirds (NES)
  • TV Sports Football (TG16)
  • Solstice (NES)
  • Super Monaco Grand Prix (Gen)
  • Total Recall (NES)
  • Faces...Tris III (PC)
  • Ghostbusters II (NES)
  • Skate Or Die: Bad 'N Rad (GB)
  • Kickle Cubicle (NES)
  • LHX Attack Chopper (PC)

Game News & Previews (2.66 pages; all shown unless noted)

  • New Nintendo Titles (NES: North and South, Deja Vu, Gilligan's Island, Dick Tracy, Frankenstein (not shown), Werewolf, Dungeon Magic)
  • Where In Hollywood Is Carmen Sandiego? (Sandiego animated series in the works)
  • NEC's TurboGrafx-16 Playtour (ten-city "Playtour" marketing blitz, contest)
  • New Fantasy Adventures For Computers (Unreal (Amiga), B.A.T. (Amiga,ST,PC))

Chartbusters (1 page; poll results and Top lists)

  • Thanks 1

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    Title: Game Players Issue 15
    Month: September
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Robert C. Lock
    Pages: 100
    Price: $2.95, $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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