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Game Players Issue 7

ISSUE: 7Content

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

  • Metal Gear (NES)
  • Phantasy Star (SMS)
  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (NES)
  • Pro Wrestling (SMS)
  • Ultima IV (SMS)
  • Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (Famicom; tip being, you can play Famicom games on your NES w/adapter)

Player's World

  • Game Boy Hits Its Stride
    • Modern Technology, Ancient Game (Shanghai)
    • Pinball Keeps Rolling Along (Revenge of the Gator)
    • Chill Out With A Hip Tomato (Kwirk: The Chilled Tomato)
  • Getting The Most From The U-Force and Power Glove
  • Face To Face... With Dustin Diamond
  • Double Dragon For Game Boy
  • Game Boy Makes Dynamite Debut

Nintendo News - Artistic License (five-page article discussing unlicensed NES games; Color Dreams, Tengen)

  • Captain Comic
  • More Titles From Tengen

Arcade Action - Crime City

PC Players - Faery Tale Adventure

Sega Players - Forgotten Worlds (Gen) and King's Quest (SMS)

Atari Safari - Atari Lynx: Hand-Held Breakthrough!

  • An Amazing Maze of Mesas

Amiga Players - Simple Pleasures

Commodore Players - Indy: The Action Game

Turbo Players - The Game Explosion

  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Power Golf
  • Vigilante and China Warriors
  • Alien Crush and Blazing Lazers
  • Progress Report

Cheap Thrills - EGAINT and Peter's Quest

Nintendo Game of the Month: Double Dragon II: The Revenge (NES; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Mean Street (PC; strategy guide)

Game Reviews

  • Targhan (PC)
  • Rescue: The Embassy Mission (NES)
  • Shadow of the Beast (Amiga)
  • National Football League (NES)
  • Welltris (PC)
  • Willow (NES)
  • Shinobi (C64)
  • Space Rogue (PC)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (NES)
  • Walter Payton Football (SMS)
  • Casino Kid (NES)
  • Side Arms (TG16)
  • Shadowgate (NES)
  • Arnold Palmer Golf (Gen)
  • The Third Courier (PC)
  • Rock-N-Ball (NES)
  • Rambo III (Gen)
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 4.0 (PC)

News & Previews

  • Four New Nintendo Companies Release First Cartridges (Godzilla: Monster of Monsters, King's Knight, Castlequest, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)
  • New Life For Joan of Arc
  • Run, Spot, Run!
  • Nintendo Games With Commercials (product placement in games; Magic Johnson's Fast Break)
  • Safe At Any Speed
  • Upgraded Jet Fighter for PC Compatibles
  • Elves Vs. The Shogun For Nintendo (Arkista's Ring)

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 7
    Month: January
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Price: $2.95 / $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 3

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