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Game Players Issue 6

ISSUE: 6Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari 7800
  • Atari XE
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • arcade


The Editors View (editorial)

The Tip Sheet

  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (NES)
  • Altered Beast (SMS)
  • Maniac Mansion
  • Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders
  • Rollerball (NES; tip being, the game hasn't been released yet)
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
  • Dragon Warrior (NES)
  • Altered Beast (Gen)
  • Super Thunderblade (Gen)

Player's World

  • Face-To-Face... With David Faustino
  • Videogaming in the U.K.
  • Nintendo Who?
    • PCs: All Work And No Play
    • Mutual Lend-Lease
    • Layoffs at Epyx (sidebar)

Nintendo News - Computer Games Come Home To Nintendo (computer-to-NES ports)

  • Rule Your Own Country (Defender of the Crown, Nobunga's Ambition, Romance of the Three Kingdoms)
  • Are You Ready, Sports Fans? (Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf, Kings of the Beach)
  • Fantasy And Sci-Fi Adventure (Shadowgate, Rocket Ranger)
  • Enter The Danger Zone (Rescue: The Embassy Mission, Silent Service)
  • Three Times The Laughs (The Three Stooges)

Arcade Action - Aqua Jack and Final Lap

PC Players - Space Vets and Racing 'Vettes (Universe 3, Vette!)

Sega Players - New Games For Genesis, Master System (previews)

  • Arnold Palmer Golf (Gen)
  • Rambo III (Gen)
  • Super Hang-On (Gen)
  • Mystic Defender (Gen)
  • Truxton (Gen)
  • Forgotten World (Gen)
  • World Championship Soccer (Gen)
  • Spellcaster (SMS)
  • Walter Payton Football (SMS)
  • Captain Silver (SMS)
  • Casino Games (SMS)
  • Wanted (SMS)

Atari Safari - Xenophobe For 7800 And XE

Amiga Players - Lords of the Rising Sun

Commodore Players - A New Source of Fantasy (Fire King)

Turbo Players - The Legendary Axe and Victory Run

Cheap Thrills - Cards and Craps

Nintendo Game of the Month: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego? (strategy guide)

Game Reviews

  • The Magic of Scheherzazade (NES)
  • Star Sage Two - The Clathran Menace (PC)
  • Shoot 'Em Up Construction Kit (Amiga)
  • Arkanoid II: The Revenge of Doh (PC)
  • Faxanadu (NES)
  • Golden Axe (Gen)
  • Fiendish Freddy's Big Top 'O Fun (PC)
  • Cloud Master (SMS)
  • The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle (NES)
  • Sword of Aragon (PC)
  • Revenge of Shinobi (Gen)
  • All-Pro Basketball (NES)
  • Clash At Demonhead (NES)
  • Total Eclipse (C64)
  • Dragon Warrior (NES)
  • John Madden Football (PC)
  • Monster Party (NES)

News & Previews

  • NFL Football for Nintendo
  • Mad Magazine's Favorite Spies Return To Nintendo
  • Listen Carefully, Grasshopper (Phantom Fighter (NES))
  • Stealth and Strategy From Activision (Stealth ATF, Archon for NES)
  • The Orbs Are Back! (Manhunter: San Francisco)
  • Emperor Zae Wants You (Star Fleet II)
  • Space Rogue and Omega From Origin
  • Shuffle-Board, But No Ocean Cruise (Shuffle Mania)
  • In Search of the Desert Fox (Rommel: Battles for North America)
  • Space Quest III, Now For the Amiga
  • Fester's Quest For Nintendo
  • The Playroom for PCs
  • 8 Eyes For Nintendo
  • Breach 2 For PC, ST, Amiga

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 6
    Month: December
    Year: 1989
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Pages: 138
    Price: $2.95 / $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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