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Game Players Issue 23

ISSUE: 23Content

Primary Systems Coverage

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


The Editors View (editorial)

The Tip Sheet

  • Maniac Mansion (NES)
  • Robocop (NES)
  • Dragon Warrior (NES)
  • Shadowgate (NES)
  • Wonder Boy III (SMS; Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap)
  • Les Manley in Search for The King ("computer")
  • Batman (GB)
  • Monkey Island ("computer")
  • Shadow Dancer (Gen; Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi)
  • Super Hydlide (Gen)

Player's World

  • The Turtles Are Back! (by Tom R. Halfhill; approx. 1 page; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze movie)
  • Face To Face... With "The Party" (by Jason R. Rich; approx. 1 page; singing group coverage; discussion commentary)

Nintendo News - Special Controllers & More Games (by Jeff Lundrigan; includes:)

  • Bondwell's Lineup (Starfighter 1, Python 2, FlightGrip 2, Maverick 2 controllers shown)
  • Quickjoy Ni-5 (shown)
  • CES: The Last Roundup
  • Game Genie Update

Game Boy Players - More New Games (by Phill Powell; includes 'Coming Soon' section)

(shown in this issue's Game Boy Players:)
  • The Game of Harmony
  • Rolan's Curse
  • Mysterium
  • Caesar's Palace
  • Tail 'Gator
  • Cyraid
  • World Bowling
  • Battle Bull
  • Space Invaders
  • Castelian

Arcade Action - GP Rider and Laser Ghost (by Scott Wolf; all games shown)

PC Players - Role-Playing, Old and New (by Neil Randall; includes:)

  • Keeping Up with Jones
  • Wizardy for the 1990s
  • Jones in the Fast Lane
  • Bane of the Cosmic Forge

Sega Players - Abrams Battle Tank (by Matthew A. Firme; all games shown; includes:)

  • Flicky
  • Spider-man Is Coming!

Amiga Players - Lemmings and Prince of Persia (by Sheldon Leemon; includes 'Prince of Persia' section; all games shown)

Turbo Players - CD Invasion Begins (by Neil Randall; includes 'Final Zone II' section)

(shown in this issue's Turbo Players:)

  • Magical Dinosaur Tour (TG16CD)
  • Final Zone II (TG16CD)

Atari Safari - WarBirds (by Tom R. Halfhill)

Nintendo Game of the Month: Robocop II (by Richard Lashley; NES; 6-page strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: Shadow Dancer (by Chris Slate; Gen; 6-page strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Red Baron (by William R. Trotter; 5-page strategy guide)

Gremlins 2: The New Batch: Special Strategy Feature (by Richard Lashley; NES; 6-page strategy guide)

Game Reviews

  • M.U.L.E. (NES)
  • Sinistron (TG16)
  • Nobunaga's Ambition II (NES)
  • Castle of Illusion (Gen)
  • Totally Rad (NES)
  • SimEarth (PC)
  • Ikari Warriors III (NES)
  • Mickey's Dangerous Chase (GB)
  • Powerball (Gen)
  • Base Wars (NES)
  • Operation C (GB)
  • StarTropics (NES)
  • S.C.A.T. (NES)

Guideposts: The Hot 100

Game News & Previews

  • Silence Is Golden (GameSounds Personal Remote Sound System (NES))
  • First Laserscope Game (Laser Invasion (NES))
  • Rolan's Curse For Game Boy
  • Gold Course Disks For Computers (add-on disks for 'Jack Nicklaus' Unlimited Golf and Course Design' and 'Jack Nicklaus' 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf')
  • Vietnam War Game For Computers (The Lost Patrol)
  • Champions RPG For Computers
  • Thunder & Lightning For Nintendo
  • Konami's NASCAR Racing Contest
  • Crystal Palace For Nintendo

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    Title: Game Players Issue 23
    Month: May
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Pages: 100
    Price: $2.95 USA, $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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