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Game Players Nintendo Guide Vol.5 No.12

ISSUE: 40Content


Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Nintendo Game Boy


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


Editor's Notes (approx. 1/4th page; editorial by Leslie Mizell; market decline, the video game wars and popular titles)

Hot Shots ('Hot Shots!'; news section; approx. one page; subtitled 'News - Previews - Events - Bestsellers'; none shown)

  • Battle of the Robots... (Robocop vs. Terminator scheduled for release; comic book details)
  • Trouble Eases in Spumco-land... (Ren & Stimpy animated series creator rehired; licensed toys by Mattel)
  • X-Men Galore... (Spider-man & the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge (SNES); Toy Biz action figures; Pressman Toys card game)
  • Our Rating Scale... (sidebar; review rating scale)

Mailbag (two pages; reader mail; primarily tips & strategies)

  • Super Mario World (SNES)
  • Crystalis (NES)
  • Final Fantasy II (SNES)
  • The Legend of Zelda (NES)
  • Star Trek - 25th Anniversary Edition (NES)
  • Sim City (SNES)
  • Dragon Warrior II (NES)
  • Mega Man 4 (NES)
  • Earth Defense Force (SNES)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
  • Street Fighter II (SNES)

Ahead of the Game (two pages; game previews; 1/2 page each; all games shown)

  • Cybernator (SNES)
  • Dragon's Lair (SNES)
  • NFL Football (SNES)
  • Super Caesar's Palace (SNES)


Space Raiders ('Wing Commander - Space Raiders'; Wing Commander (SNES); four pages; overview, tips & strategies)

Taking It to the Hoop (Tecmo NBA Basketball (NES); four pages total; 2-page overview, tips & strategies; 2-page 'Behind the Scenes at Tecmo' (Tecmo Super NBA Basketball (SNES) preview, Larry Hutcherson (product manager) interview)

Rembrandt in the Making ('Mario Paint - Rembrandt in the Making!'; Mario Paint (SNES); three pages; overview, tips & strategies)

Skuljagger: Bone-Crushing Action (Skuljagger: Revolt of the Westicans - Bone-Crushing Action'; Skuljagger: Revolt of the Westicans (SNES); three pages; overview, tips & strategies)

Boulder Wham! (Chuck Rock (SNES); three pages; overview, tips & strategies)

Dragon Warrior IV: A Beginner's Guide (Dragon Warrior IV (NES); incorrectly labeled as for SNES; five pages; overview, tips & maps)

Lost in Space (The Ren & Stimpy Show: Space Cadet Adventures (GB); four pages; overview, tips & strategies)

Long Ago in A Galaxy Far, Far Away ('Super Star Wars... A Galaxy Far, Far Away'; Super Star Wars (SNES); five pages; overview, tips, map, & strategies)

Reviews (1 page reviews, each with 10-scale score)

  • The Flash (GB)
  • George Foreman's KO Boxing (GB)
  • Goal! Two (NES)
  • Harley's Humongous Adventure (SNES)
  • Lemmings (NES)
  • Spanky's Quest (GB)
  • Star Saver (The Adventures of Star Saver (GB))
  • Super Buster Brothers (SNES)
  • Tecmo Cup (NES)
  • Universal Soldier (SNES)
  • Zen Intergalactic Ninja (GB)
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    Title: Game Players Nintendo Guide Vol.5 No.12
    Month: December
    Year: 1992
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Leslie Mizell
    Pages: 92
    Price: $3.95 $4.95 CANADA
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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