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Game Player's Nintendo Strategy Guide Vol.1 No.2

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

Editor's Notes (approx. 1 1/2 pages; editorial; synopsis of issue contents; games shown: Ninja Gaiden, Bubble Bobble, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest; includes sections:)

  • More Game Player's (announcement of upcoming computer gaming magazine - Game Player's: The Leading Magazine of Video and Computer Entertainment)
  • Game Tips and High Scores (request for reader high scores)

Game Player's Mailbag (one page; letters column; tips, Q&A, and reader submissions; games discussed:)

  • Karnov
  • Rad Racer
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Metal Gear
  • WWF Wrestlemania
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Double Dragon

The Changing Face of Nintendo (three-page article discussing the diversification of game genres in NES games; board games and game shows, puzzle, edutainment, strategy; games discussed and shown:)

  • Othello
  • Chessmaster 2000
  • Jeopardy!
  • Sesame Street ABC
  • Sesame Street 123
  • Tetris
  • Golgo-13

GUIDElines - The latest Nintendo news and products (three pages)

  • Broderbund's Hands-Free Controller (U-Force (shown))
  • Konami's New Hand-held Games (handheld stand-alone LCD games; Double Dribble, Gradius, Contra, Top Gun, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Camerica's New Video Pistol (Video Blaster light gun; Supersonic joystick)
  • New Glove Puts Power At Your Fingertips (Power Glove (shown))
  • Arcade Hit Now For Nintendo (Bad Dudes (shown))
  • Anticipation and Cobra Triangle From Nintendo
  • Activision Announces Two New Games (The Three Stooges (shown), Stealth Eagle)
  • New Tengen Titles (Rolling Thunder, Super Sprint, Vindicators)

Super Strategy (NES games; five-page tip sections with game overview and loads of screenshots)

  • Amagon
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
  • Flying Dragon
  • Jackal
  • Metal Gear
  • Mickey Mousecapade
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Wizards & Warriors
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Hot Hits (NES games; similar to the Super Strategy articles above, but limited to two pages per game)

  • Blaster Master
  • Cobra Command
  • Defender II
  • Double Dragon
  • Gauntlet
  • Golgo 13 - Top Secret Episode
  • Guardian Legend
  • Iron Tank
  • Joust
  • Kung Fu Heroes
  • Legacy of the Wizard
  • Legendary Wings
  • MagMax
  • 1943
  • Ninja Taro
  • Othello
  • Robowarrior
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Tecmo Baseball
  • Tecmo Bowl

DIRECTORY (game publisher/developer directory)

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    Title: Game Player's Nintendo Strategy Guide Vol.1 No.2
    Month: August
    Year: 1988
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Selby Bateman
    Pages: 124
    Price: $3.95, $4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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