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Game Players Issue 4

ISSUE: 4Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari 7800
  • Atari 2600
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD Player
  • arcade


The Editors View (editorial)

The Tip Sheet

  • King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella
  • Phantasy Star II (tip being, there's some confusion over PSII on SMS)
  • Double Dragon (NES)
  • Friday the 13th (NES)
  • Hudson's Adventure Island (NES)
  • Phantasy Star (SMS)
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
  • Kid Icarus (NES)
  • Maniac Mansion
  • Rastan (SMS)

Player's World

  • NEC's TurboGrafx-CD: Plenty of Potential (Fighting Street (aka Street Fighter))
  • Super Marioland for Nintendo Game Boy (Super Mario Land)
  • Face To Face... With Dann Pintauro

Nintendo News - The Classic Games (NES)

  • Playing Pinball Without Quarters (Pinball)
  • Mazes And Space Zapping (Section Z)
  • Slam-Dunk Action (Double Dribble)
  • The Winner... And Still Champ (Mike Tyson's Punch-Out)
  • That Karate Movie Comes Alive (The Karate Kid)
  • The Best Game That Never Quite Caught On (Karnov)

Arcade Action - Crackdown

PC Players - Intergalactic Mysteries and Puzzles

  • Archipelagos
  • The Omnicron Conspiracy

Sega Masters - Altered Beast: Arcade Action on the Genesis

Atari Safari - New Games and Light Gun for 7800 & 2600 (Summer CES coverage)

Amiga Players - If I Ruled The World (Populous, Sim City)

Commodore Players - Meeting Your Waterloo And Getting Your Qix (Battle of Napoleon, Qix)

Mac Players - Cosmic Osmo Forever!

Cheap Thrills - New Age Bingo For The Roaring Eighties

Nintendo Game of the Month: Ninja Gaiden (NES; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Red Storm Rising (PC; strategy guide)

Game Reviews

  • Capone (PC)
  • Stargoose (PC)
  • Jigsaw! (PC)
  • Hidden Agenda (PC)
  • Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer 2.0 (PC)
  • P.O.W. (NES)
  • Bad Dudes (NES)
  • Dr. Chaos (NES)
  • Ducktales (NES)
  • Mega Man II (NES)
  • Wrestlemania (NES)
  • Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II (NES)
  • Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf (Amiga)
  • Baal (C64)

News & Previews

  • Lots of New Games For Sega Master System (numerous games mentioned, those shown:)
    • Ultima IV
    • Dead Angle
    • Dynamite Dux
    • Scramble Spirit
    • Cloud Master
    • Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap
    • Wanted!
  • Two Historical Strategy Games For Nintendo (Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Genghis Khan)
  • New LJN Games For Nintendo (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The Uncanny X-Men, NFL Football shown)
  • Space Game For PCs Has Enhanced Sound (Echelon)

Guideposts: The Hot 100

The Game Player's Hall of Fame (sidebar)

Chartbusters (poll results and Top lists)

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    Title: Game Players Issue 4
    Month: October
    Year: 1989
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 6

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