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Game Players Issue 5

ISSUE: 5Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • arcade


The Editors View (editorial)

The Tip Sheet

  • Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES)
  • Ys (SMS) (Y's: The Vanished Omens)
  • Bionic Commando (NES)
  • Castlevania (NES)
  • Phantasy Star (SMS)
  • Ultima (NES)
  • Blaster Master (NES)
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)

Player's World

  • Face To Face... With Captain Lou Albano
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Winning Strategies For Keith Courage
  • Sega Genesis: The First Five
    • Space Harrier II
    • Tommy Lasorda Baseball
    • Thunder Force II
    • Super Thunder Blade
    • Last Battle

Nintendo News - New Titles For NES, Game Boy

  • This Year's Monster? (Double Dragon II: The Revenge (NES))
  • Spin-Offs (And Spin-Offs Of Spin-Offs) Dept. (NES; Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Uncle Fester's Quest, Top Gun: The Second Mission)
  • Blobs And Other Creatures (NES; A Boy and His Blob, Clash at Demonhead)

Arcade Action - Golden Axe

PC Players - The Trend Toward Better Graphics (Decisive Battles of the American Civil War, Journey)

Sega Masters - Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap (SMS)

Atari Safari - Color Portable Gets New Name, Higher Price

Amiga Players - The Imports Are Coming (Gauntlet II, Ikari Warriors)

Commodore Players - Dungeons, Dragons, and Destroyers (Curse of the Azure Bonks, Destroyer Escort)

Mac Players - Ishido - The Way of Stones

Cheap Thrills - Blackjack! and Gravattack

Nintendo Game of the Month: Mega Man II (NES; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (PC; strategy guide)

Game Reviews

  • Nobunaga's Ambition (NES)
  • Zany Golf (Amiga)
  • Echelon (PC)
  • The Three Stooges (NES)
  • Might and Magic II (PC)
  • The Adventures of Bayou Billy (NES)
  • Storm Across Europe (C64)
  • Blockout (PC)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)
  • Sim City (PC)
  • Red Lightning (PC)
  • Goal! (NES)
  • Strider (NES)
  • Desert Commander (NES)

News & Previews

  • Two New Titles For Game Boy (Shanghai, Revenge of the Gators)
  • Shadowgate For Nintendo
  • Monster Party For Nintendo
  • The Manhole and Fatman For PC
  • Arcade-Quality Joystick Controller For Nintendo, Sega, and Computers (Bondwell QS-128 Deluxe Professional Joystick)
  • The Blue Angels For PC and Amiga
  • Trickier Than A Riddling Sphinx (Eye of Horus)
  • Mean Streets For PC
  • The British Are Coming! (Elite enters U.S. market)
  • War Games From Down Under (Computer Software Service importing Panther Games products)
  • Design Your Own Shoot-Em-Ups For Amiga and 64 (Shoot 'Em Up)

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 5
    Month: November
    Year: 1989
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Pages: 128
    Price: $2.95 / $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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