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Game Players Volume 2 Number 8

ISSUE: 14Content

Primary Systems Coverage

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


(Table of Content (TOC) and headline excerpts follow.  Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.)

The Editors View (1 page; editorial by Tom Halfhill; Game Genie discussion)

The Tip Sheet (1.33 pages; letters column focusing on reader tip requests and submissions; discussed, not shown:)

  • Mike Tyson's Punch Out (NES)
  • Phantasy Star (SMS)
  • Mega Man II (NES)
  • Mean Streets (PC)
  • Ninja Gaiden (NES)
  • Super Mario Bros 3 (NES)
  • Shadowgate (NES)

Player's World - Hot NES Games at Summer CES (1 page; 1990 Summer CES coverage; mentioned but not shown:)

  • Mega Man 3 (NES)
  • Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (NES)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game (NES)
  • Dick Tracy (NES)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (NES)
  • Gremlins II (NES)
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (NES)
  • Double Dare (NES)
  • Family Feud (NES)
  • Classic Concentration (NES)
  • Super Password (NES)
  • Mission: Impossible (NES)
  • The Lone Ranger (NES)
  • The Simpson's (NES)

Nintendo News - Weird Science at Summer CES (4 pages; 1990 Summer CES coverage; Game Genie coverage (shown); includes sections:)

  • It's A Miracle (The Miracle (NES) keyboard accessory; shown)
  • Talking Heads (Laser Scope (NES) headset accessory; shown)
  • Best Of Both Worlds? (Duo Family Computer (PC clone with built-in NES); shown; Duo FC, Duo FC-Plus)
  • Nintendo Clones (Bit 70 game console (NES clone; not shown), Bit 79 home computer (NES compatible computer hybrid; shown), Gamate (b&w handheld; shown), Color Gamate (color handheld; not shown))

Game Boy Players - New Titles For Game Boy (3 pages; 1990 Summer CES coverage; numerous game titles and accessories mentioned; games shown:)

  • WWF Superstars
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • NFL Football
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Heavyweight Championship Boxing
  • Malibu Beach Volleyball
  • NBA All-Star Challenge
  • Pipe Dreams
  • Soccer Mania
  • Mousetrap Hotel
  • Super Scrabble
  • Deadheat Scramble

Arcade Action - Galaxy Force and Smash T.V. (2 pages; both shown)

PC Players - Railroad Simulations (4 pages; Railroad Tycoon, Railroad Empire; both shown)

Sega Masters - Sega Genesis Title Wave (3 pages; 1990 Summer CES coverage; numerous titles mentioned; shown, though sometimes with arcade screenshots:)

  • Michael Jackson Moonwalker
  • Super Monaco Grand Prix
  • The Sword of Vermillion
  • Columns
  • Paperboy

Amiga Players - Commodore Unveils CDTV (2 pages; CDTV hardware discussed and shown, numerous game and multimedia titles mentioned; shown: Airwave Adventure: The Case of the Cautious Condor (CDTV))

Turbo Players - TurboExpress And New Games (3 pages; 1990 Summer CES coverage; TurboExpress hardware discussed and shown; numerous game titles mentioned; shown:)

  • Splatterhouse
  • Super Volleyball
  • TV Sports Football
  • Ys Book I & II
  • Dragon's Curse
  • Valis II
  • Last Alert
  • Psychosis

Atari Safari - More Games For The Lynx (1 page; 1990 Summer CES coverage; numerous titles mentioned; shown: Rampage (Lynx))

Nintendo Game of the Month: Super C (6 pages; NES; strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: Populous (5 pages; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Centurion (5 pages; PC; strategy guide)

Game Reviews (1 page each; all shown)

  • Skate or Die 2 (NES)
  • DragonStrike (PC)
  • Dusty Diamond's All-Star Football (NES)
  • Cosmo Tank (GB)
  • Snake's Revenge (NES)
  • Devil's Crush (TG16)
  • Rocket Ranger (NES)
  • Budokan: The Martial Spirit (Gen)
  • Klax (NES)
  • Conquests of Camelot (PC)

News & Previews (2.5 pages)

  • Nintendo Games-O-Plenty! (additional Nintendo 1990 Summer CES coverage; numerous titles mentioned; shown: U.S.M.C. Harrier (NES), Pipe Dream (NES), Fun House (NES), Dirty Harry: The War on Drugs (NES))
  • Kung-Fu Heroes Tournament (tips for Kung-Fu Heroes (NES) contest; game shown)
  • Thanks 1

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    Title: Game Players Volume 2 Number 8
    Month: August
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Robert C. Lock
    Pages: 96
    Price: $2.95 $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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