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Game Players Volume 3 Number 1

ISSUE: 19Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega Game Gear (overseas coverage)
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • arcade


(Table of Content (TOC) and headline excerpts follow.  Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.  This issue's cover story - The California Raisins: The Grape Escape (NES) - was never officially released.)

The Editors View (1 page; editorial by Tom Halfhill; predictions)

The Tip Sheet (1 page; letters column focusing on reader tip requests and submissions; discussed, not shown:)

  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
  • King's Quest IV
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)
  • Pac-Land (TG16)
  • Alex Kidd in High-Tech World (SMS)

Player's World - Sega's Portable Hits Japan (2 pages; Game Gear coverage; hardware shown; games shown: Columns, Super Monaco GP, Pengo)

Nintendo News - Konami Laserscope (3 pages; Laserscope accessory coverage, shown; includes sections:)

  • Goodbye Gray? (Nintendo relaxes cartridge manufacturing restrictions)
  • Unlicensed Games (NES games shown:)
    • Challenge of the Dragon
    • Puzzle
    • Castle of Deceit
    • Krazy Kreatures
    • Pyramid

Game Boy Players - The Rescue of Princess Blobette (3 pages; shown)

Arcade Action - Race Drivin' (1 page; shown)

PC Players - Fantasy and Sci-Fi (3 pages; Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday, The Lord of the Rings; games shown)

Sega Players - Hard Drivin': The First Simulator (3 pages; Hard Drivin' (Gen); shown; includes sections:)

  • Burning Force and Ishido (both Gen; both shown)
  • More New Titles (numerous titles mentioned:)
    • Mondu's Fight Palace
    • TechnoCop
    • Super Volleyball
    • Sword of Sodan
    • Grenada
    • Shadow Blasters
    • Aero Blasters
    • Cross Fire
    • Junction
    • Bimini Run
    • Ka-ge-ki
    • Dando
    • Beanball Benny
    • Berlin Wall
    • RBI Baseball 2
    • Task Force Harrier

Amiga Players - Wings (2 pages; shown)

Turbo Players - Legendary Axe II (2 pages; TG16; shown)

Atari Safari - Roadblasters and Paperboy (1 page; both Lynx; both shown)

Nintendo Game of the Month: The California Raisins: The Grape Escape (6 pages; NES; strategy guide)

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

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

Game Reviews (1 page each; all shown)

  • Tombs and Treasure (NES)
  • John Madden Football (Gen)
  • Solar Jetman (NES)
  • Mercenary Force (GB)
  • The Immortal (NES)
  • Super Star Soldier (TG16)
  • The Silver Surfer (NES)
  • Spirit of Excalibur (PC)
  • Frankenstein (NES)
  • Dirty Harry (NES)

News & Previews (4 pages; all shown unless noted)

  • NES Strategy Game From Koei (Bandit Kings of Ancient China)
  • Design Scenery, Planes For Flight Simulator (Flight Simulator Aircraft and Scenery Designer)
  • Big-Top Adventures In Circus Caper for NES
  • Nintendo Games Turned Into Books (Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, Metal Gear)
  • Two Games For NEC (TG16; Jack Nicklaus Turbo Golf, Gunboat (not shown))
  • Klashball For NES (not shown)
  • Two Strategy Games For Amiga (Ishido: The Way of Stones, Nobunaga's Ambition (not shown))
  • Commodore's First CDTV Titles (numerous titles mentioned; none shown)
  • Roller Derby Game For NES (War on Wheels)
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    Title: Game Players Volume 3 Number 1
    Month: January
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Price: $2.95 $3.95 CANADA
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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