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Game Player's Encyclopedia of Sega Genesis Games Volume Two

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


  • Editor's Notes (editorial by Matthew A. Firme)
  • Code Breakers (three pages; "Hints, Tips, and Secret Codes"; games discussed:)
    • Ghouls 'n Ghosts
    • Target Earth
    • Last Battle
    • Tommy Lasorda Baseball
    • E-SWAT
    • Shove It! The Warehouse Game
    • Thunderforce III
    • Populous
    • Cyberball
    • Zoom
    • Super Hydlide
    • Golden Axe
    • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
    • Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf
    • Shadow Blasters
    • John Madden Football
    • James "Buster" Douglas Knockout Boxing
    • Cyberball
    • Afterburner II
    • Shadow Dancer
    • Alex Kidd in High Tech World
    • Whip Rush

FEATURES (each with game overview / intro, tips & screenshots)

  • Sega of America - A Look Behind the Scenes (three pages; behind-the-scenes with interview commentary; games discussed include Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse (shown), Joe Montana Football, Michael Jackson's Moonwalker)
  • Game Player's Annual Videogame Awards (three pages; "Game Player's Annual Videogame Awards - 1990"; each a 1/3rd - 1/4th capsule overview with screenshots, unless noted)
    • Genesis Game of the Year - John Madden Football
    • Best Genesis Arcade Action Game - Strider
    • Best Genesis Fantasy Role-Playing Game - Sword of Vermilion
    • Best Genesis Puzzle Game - Columns
    • Best Genesis Simulation - Hard Drivin'
    • Best Genesis Sports Game - Lakers versus Celtics
    • Best Genesis Strategy Game - Populous
    • Best Genesis War Game - Herzog Zwei
    • Game Player's Sega Genesis Excellence Awards (screenshots only)
      • Michael Jackson's Moonwalker
      • Bukokan
      • Hellfire
  • Warrior of Rome (six pages; game overview with tips & screenshots)
  • The Never-Ending Season: Great Sports Games on Genesis (five pages; approx. one page per game)
    • John Madden Football
    • Lakers Versus Celtics
    • Arnold Palmer Golf
    • Tommy Lasorda Baseball
    • World Championship Soccer

SUPER STRATEGY (each a game overview with tips and screenshots)

  • Abrams Battle Tank (six pages)
  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle (three pages)
  • Atomic Robo-Kid (six pages)
  • Batman (seven pages)
  • Castle of Illusion: Starring Mickey Mouse (eight pages; "Castle of Illusion")
  • D.J. Boy (aka DJ Boy; five pages)
  • Dick Tracy (five pages)
  • E-SWAT ("E-SWAT: City Under Siege"; six pages)
  • Final Zone (five pages)
  • Ghostbusters (five pages; "They're Here! - Ghostbusters"; Sega Genesis Game of the Month)
  • Ghouls 'N Ghosts (two pages)
  • Golden Axe (eight pages; Sega Genesis Game of the Month)
  • Herzog Zwei (five pages; Sega Genesis Game of the Month)
  • Mondu's Fight Palace (five pages; Sega Genesis Game of the Month; Slaughter Sport)
  • Michael Jackson Moonwalker (six pages; Michael Jackson's Moonwalker)
  • M.U.S.H.A. (aka MUSHA; five pages; Sega Genesis Game of the Month)
  • Phantasy Star II (six pages)
  • Populous (five pages; Sega Genesis Game of the Month)
  • Rambo III (six pages; Sega Genesis Game of the Month)
  • Rastan Saga II (five pages)
  • The Revenge of Shinobi (six pages)
  • Shadow Blasters (eight pages)
  • Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi (eight pages)
  • Strider (eight pages)
  • Sword of Vermilion (eight pages)
  • Sword of Sodan (six pages)

REVIEWS (one page each)

  • Air Busters
  • Altered Beast
  • Arrow Flash
  • Battle Squadron
  • Bimini Run
  • Fatal Labyrinth
  • Gaiares
  • Gain Ground
  • Hard Drivin'
  • Ishido: The Way of Stones
  • James "Buster" Douglas Knockout Boxing
  • Joe Montana Football
  • Junction
  • Klax
  • PGA Tour Golf
  • Powerball
  • Space Invaders 91
  • Stormlord (listed in ToC as Storm Lord)
  • Super Volleyball
  • TechnoCop
  • Trampoline Terror!

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    Title: Game Player's Encyclopedia of Sega Genesis Games Volume Two
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research, Inc.
    Editor: Robert C. Lock
    Pages: 212
    Price: $11.95 $16.95 CANADA
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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