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Game Players Issue 28

ISSUE: 28Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • NEC PC-Engine CoreGrafx II/CoreGrafx II Super CD-ROM 2
  • Atari Panther/Atari Jaguar
  • Sega Mega-CD (the eventual Sega CD)
  • arcade


The Editors View (editorial discussing new review 1-10 scoring system; includes a note from Robert C.Lock, Chairman & CEO)

The Tip Sheet

  • Werewolf: the Last Warrior (NES)
  • Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom (NES)
  • The Secret of Monkey Island (Amiga)
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)
  • Castlevania III (NES)
  • Space Quest IV
  • Phantasy Star II (Gen)
  • Battletoads (NES)

Special NES Feature: Star Trek (NES; five page overview/strategy guide)

New Game Systems From NEC and Atari! (NEC PC-Engine CoreGrafx II, CoreGrafx II Super CD-ROM 2 (both shown); Atari Panther (tech demo screenshots shown), Atari Jaguar)

Nintendo News

  • Out of the Bottle
  • Super Controllers
  • From PC to NES
    (games/accessories shown in this issue's Nintendo News:)
  • The Game Genie
  • Triton TRI 1000N controller
  • Quickshot SuperCon 2 controller
  • Acemore Freedom X2 controller
  • Pirates! (NES)
  • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? (NES)

Game Boy Players - The Great CES Game Boy Roundup, Continued (three pages of CES coverage)

  • Deja Vu? (ports)
  • Brand-Spanking New (original titles)
  • Mystery Mix (pre-previews)
    (games shown in this issue's Game Boy Players:)
  • Asteroids
  • Marble Madness
  • Bo Jackson Hit and Run!
  • Doomsayer: A Hero's Crusade
  • A-mazing Tater
  • Bart Simpson's Escape from Camp Deadly
  • Home Alone

Arcade Action - Road Riot 4WD and Double Axle

PC Players - Dream A Little Martian Dream (Martian Dreams)

Sega Players - Mega-CD: Best CD-ROM Drive Yet? (two pages of coverage; hardware shown)

Amiga Players

  • Hazardous to Your Health (Eye of the Beholder)
  • Railroad Tycoon

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure (3 pages of game overview/strategy, 2 pages of Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey movie coverage)

Atari Safari - Checkered Flag (Lynx)

Nintendo Game of the Month: Star Wars (NES; 5 page strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: DeCap Attack (6 page strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Castles (PC; 3 page strategy guide)

Bonk's Revenge: NEC TurboGrafx-16 Special Feature (TG16; 7 page strategy guide)

Game Reviews (1 page reviews with screenshots)

  • Marvel Land (Gen)
  • Uncharted Waters (NES)
  • Heart of China (PC)
  • Streets of Rage (Gen)
  • Bases Loaded III (NES)
  • Kick Master (NES)
  • F-29 Retaliator (PC)
  • NHL Hockey (Gen)
  • Mega Man in Dr. Wily's Revenge (GB)
  • Squashed (NES)
  • Battletoads (GB)

Super NES: The First Wave (approx. 7 pages of capsule game previews, most with screenshots)

  • Super Mario World
  • F-Zero
  • Pilotwings
  • Super Play Action Football
  • Sim City
  • Zelda III (The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past)
  • Final Fight
  • U.N. Squadron
  • Super Ghouls and Ghosts (Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts)
  • Super John Madden Football (John Madden Football)
  • PGA Tour Golf
  • Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs
  • D-Force
  • Actraiser
  • Gradius III
  • Super Bases Loaded
  • Populous
  • Final Fantasy II


(And so ends the first era of Game Players. After this issue, the magazine would cease publication until June 1993.)

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    Title: Game Players Issue 28
    Month: October
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Matthew A. Firme
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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