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Game Players Volume 3 Number 10

ISSUE: 28Content

Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • NEC PC-Engine CoreGrafx II - CoreGrafx II Super CD-ROM 2
  • Atari Panther - Atari Jaguar
  • Sega Mega-CD (the eventual Sega CD)
  • arcade


(Table of Content (TOC) and headline excerpts follow.  Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.  This issue, the magazine receives a visual overhaul including the cover masthead, now "Game Players" instead of the former "Game Player's."  The publication would go on hiatus following this issue, revived in June 1993.)

The Editors View (2 pages; editorial by Tom Halfhill; new review 1-10 scoring system; includes a note from Robert C.Lock, Chairman & CEO)

The Tip Sheet (2 pages; letters column featuring game tips, codes, strategies; discussed, not shown unless noted:)

  • Werewolf: the Last Warrior (NES; shown)
  • Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom (NES)
  • The Secret of Monkey Island (Amiga)
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)
  • Castlevania III (NES; shown)
  • Space Quest IV
  • Phantasy Star II (Gen)
  • Battletoads (NES; shown)

Special NES Feature: Star Trek (5 pages; NES; overview & strategy guide)

New Game Systems From NEC and Atari! (1 page; NEC PC-Engine CoreGrafx II, CoreGrafx II Super CD-ROM 2 (both shown); Atari Panther (tech demo screenshots shown), Atari Jaguar)

Nintendo News - Out of the Bottle (3 pages; Game Genie (hardware, screenshot shown); includes sections:)

  • Super Controllers (shown:)
    • Triton's TRI 1000N
    • Quickshot SuperCon 2
    • Acemore's Freedom X2
  • From PC to NES (upcoming PC ports; all shown:)
    • Where in Time is Carmen San Diego
    • Pirates!
    • Kings Quest V

Game Boy Players - The Great CES Game Boy Roundup, Continued (3 pages; 1991 Summer CES coverage; includes sections:)

  • Deja Vu? (discussed, not shown unless noted:)
    • Battletoads
    • Asteroids (shown)
    • Missile Command
    • Ninja Gaiden: The Arcade Game
    • Kid Icarus of Myths and Monsters
    • Metroid
    • Klax
    • Marble Madness (shown)
    • Adventure Island
    • Turrican
  • Brand-Spanking New (discussed, not shown unless noted:)
    • Turn and Burn
    • Bo Jackson Hit and Run! (shown)
    • WordHai
    • Battle of Kingdom
    • Lunar Chase
    • Doomsayer: A Hero's Crusade (shown)
    • Amazing 'Tater (shown)
  • Mystery Mix (discussed, not shown unless noted:)
    • Hammerin' Harry
    • Cycle Grand Prix
    • Barbie
    • Hunchback
    • Popeye
    • Bart Simpson's Escape from Camp Deadly (shown)
    • Star Wars
    • Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
    • Home Alone (shown)

Arcade Action - Road Riot 4WD and Double Axle (2 pages; both games shown)

PC Players - Dream A Little Martian Dream (2 pages; Martian Dreams; game shown)

Sega Players - Mega-CD: Best CD-ROM Drive Yet? (2 pages; hardware shown; Ultraman (SFC), Pilotwings (SFC) shown)

Amiga Players - Hazardous to Your Health (2 pages; includes "Railroad Tycoon" section; Eye of the Beholder, Railroad Tycoon; both games shown)

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure (3 pages of game overview & strategy, 2 pages of Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey movie coverage)

Atari Safari - Checkered Flag (1 page; Lynx; game shown)

Nintendo Game of the Month: Star Wars (5 pages; NES; strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: DeCap Attack (6 pages; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Castles (3 pages; PC; strategy guide)

Bonk's Revenge: NEC TurboGrafx-16 Special Feature (7 pages; TG16; strategy guide)

Game Reviews (1 page reviews with screenshots)

  • Marvel Land (Gen)
  • Uncharted Waters (NES)
  • Heart of China (PC)
  • Streets of Rage (Gen)
  • Bases Loaded III (NES)
  • Kick Master (NES)
  • F-29 Retaliator (PC)
  • NHL Hockey (Gen)
  • Mega Man in Dr. Wily's Revenge (GB)
  • Squashed (NES)
  • Battletoads (GB)

Super NES: The First Wave (approx. 7 pages; capsule game previews, shown unless noted:)

  • Super Mario World
  • F-Zero
  • Pilotwings
  • Super Play Action Football (not shown)
  • Sim City (not shown)
  • Zelda III (not shown) (The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past)
  • Final Fight
  • U.N. Squadron
  • Super Ghouls and Ghosts (Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts)
  • Super John Madden Football (John Madden Football)
  • PGA Tour Golf
  • Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs
  • D-Force
  • Actraiser
  • Gradius III
  • Super Bases Loaded
  • Populous
  • Final Fantasy II

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    Title: Game Players Volume 3 Number 10
    Month: October
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Matthew A. Firme
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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