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Game Players Volume 3 Number 2

ISSUE: 20Content

Primary Systems Coverage

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


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

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

The Tip Sheet (2 pages; letters column focusing on reader tip requests and submissions; discussed, not shown:)

  • Back to the Future 2 & 3 (NES)
  • Gargoyle's Quest (GB)
  • Les Manley in: Search for The King (PC)
  • Maniac Mansion
  • Phantasy Star II (Gen)
  • Shinobi
  • Super C (NES)
  • Alex Kidd in High-Tech World (SMS)

Player's World - Game Player's Annual Awards - 1990 (4 pages; game award lists typically sorted by system; Game of the Year winner shown unless noted:)

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • NEC Turbografx-16
  • Atari Lynx
  • Amiga (not shown)
  • Coin-Op Arcade Games
  • PC Compatibles
  • Game Player's Special Achievement Award - TurboExpress (hardware shown)

Nintendo News - Dr. Mario (3 pages; NES; includes sections 'A Tetris Clone?' and 'Strategy Tips'; game shown)

Game Boy Players - Dr. Mario (3 pages; GB; game shown)

Arcade Action - Pinball: 1991 (2 pages; coin-op pinball coverage; discussed, shown unless noted:)

  • Diner
  • Riverboat Gambler
  • Funhouse
  • Radical (not shown)
  • Dr. Dude and His Excellent Ray (not shown)
  • Back to the Future (not shown)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (not shown)
  • The Simpsons

Amiga Players - Psygnosis Strikes Again (2 pages; Shadow of the Beast II, The Killing Game Show; both games shown)

PC Players - Blue Max: Aces of the Great War (3 pages; game shown)

Atari Safari - Robo-Squash (1 page; Lynx; game shown)

Sega Players - Something for Everyone! (3 pages; Gen; includes sections 'What If You Don't Like Football?' and 'Save Those Quarters'; discussed, shown:)

  • Joe Montana Football
  • Sword of Sodan
  • Crackdown
  • Trampoline Terror!

Turbo Players - Jack Nicklaus Turbo Golf (3 pages; TG16; game shown)

Nintendo Game of the Month: The Immortal (5 pages; NES; strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: Strider (4 pages; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Test Drive III: The Passion (5 pages; PC; strategy guide)

Game Reviews (1 page each; all shown)

  • Yo! Noid (NES)
  • Aero Blasters (TG16)
  • Dick Tracy (NES)
  • Streetfighter 2010 (NES)
  • NBA All-Star Challenge (GB)
  • Snake Rattle N Roll (NES)
  • Columns (Gen)
  • Circus Caper (NES)
  • Ishido: The Way of Stones (PC)
  • Skull and Crossbones (NES)
  • Little Nemo: The Dream Master (NES)

News & Previews (approx. 2.5 pages; all shown unless noted)

  • Let's Do The Time Warp (Time Lord (NES))
  • Game Boy Gets Serious (InfoGenius; not shown)
  • Futuristic Roller Derby (RollerGames (NES))
  • Stellar 7 Returns For PC's
  • Beat The Odds In Vegas Dream (NES)
  • Castlevania Sweepstakes (win trip to Transylvania; Castlevania III: The Dracula's Curse (NES) promotion)
  • A-10 Tank Killer Hits Amiga
  • Thanks 1

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    Title: Game Players Volume 3 Number 2
    Month: February
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Price: $2.95 $3.95 CANADA
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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