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Game Players Sega Genesis Strategy Guide Vol.3 No.1

ISSUE: 8Content


Sega Genesis


(Table of Contents (TOC) and headline excerpts follow.  Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.  All games for Genesis.  Tentative titles purposefully retained.)


Editor's Notes (approx. 0.25 pages; editorial by Matthew Firme; change of ownership results in issue publication delay; Genesis success; Game Players Awards)

News Bytes
The latest Genesis news and products (2 pages; news)

  • Sega Law (approx. 2/3rd page; Sega and Razorsoft settle lawsuits; Sega vs. Accolade lawsuit; games mentioned -Technocop, Storm Lord, The Games: Winter Challenge)
  • New Games Ahead! (1 1/3rd pages; sorted by publisher; games mentioned, not shown unless noted:)
    • The Games: Winter Challenge
    • Double Dragon
    • Super Off-Road
    • Mystical Fighter
    • Jess "The Body" Ventura Wrestling Superstars
    • Might and Magic: Isles of Terra
    • Desert Strike: Return to the Golf (shown)
    • Chester Cheetah
    • Kargeti II
    • Kabuki
    • Splatterhouse 2
    • Slaughter Sport (originally Mondu's Fight Palace)
    • Death Duel
    • Valis
    • Exile
    • Traysia
    • Earnest Evans
    • Sol-Deace
    • Joe Montana II Sports Talk Football
    • MLBPA Sports Talk Baseball
    • Golden Axe II
    • Wonder Boy in Monster World (shown)
    • Dylan Charles: A.K.A. The Chameleon (shown)
    • Dungeons and Dragons: Hollow World
    • Lemmings
    • R.B.I. Baseball III
    • Paperboy
    • Rampart
    • Warsong
    • Breach 2
    • Fighting Masters (shown)

Letters and questions from our readers (2 pages; letters; tips, strategy, Q&A, and reader submissions; games discussed, not shown unless noted:)

  • John Madden '92
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (tentatively subtitled "Escape from the Ring Zone"; CD-ROM version planned)
  • Galaxy Force
  • Galaxy Force II (shown)
  • Shadow Dancer (shown)
  • Wrestlefest (Acclaim planning Genesis version)
  • Pit-Fighter
  • Jesse "The Body" Ventura's Wrestling Superstars (delayed)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (shown)
  • Dick Tracy
  • Wings of Wor (shown)

Code Breakers
Hints, tips, and codes to help you get the most from your games (1 page; none shown:)

  • Joe Montana II Sports Talk Football
  • Arcus Odyssey
  • Thunderforce III
  • Road Rash
  • Thunder Fox
  • El Viento
  • Galaxy Force II
  • Saint Sword


The 1991 Game Players Awards
The votes are in, and the editors at Game Players have selected the very best games of 1991.  If you're looking for a few good games, this is the place to start! (four pages; games shown unless noted:)

  • Special Achievement Award - Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Game of the Year - NHL Hockey
  • Best Arcade Game - Rolling Thunder 2
  • Best Puzzle Game - Ultimate Qix
  • Best Role-Playing Game - Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday
  • Best Simulation - F-22 Interceptor
  • Best Sports Game - John Madden Football '92
  • Best Strategy Game - Master of Monsters
  • Excellence Awards
    • Joe Montana II Sports Talk Football
    • Chuck Rock
    • Abrams Battle Tank
    • Decapattack
    • Shining in the Darkness
    • Streets of Rage
    • Toejam and Earl

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday
You lead a party of 25th-century rebels against the tyrannical RAM (Russo-American Mercantile).  RAM is on the verge of perfecting a doomsday weapon capable of destroying entire planets - only you can stop it! (eight pages; game overview and strategies with screenshots)

Digitized characters and sound highlight this brutal, futuristic slugfest.  Forget about rescuing princesses - you're in this one for the cash! (four pages; game overview and character move sets with screenshots)

SUPER STRATEGY (strategy guides, each labeled "Strategy Feature")

  • Shadow of the Beast (eight pages)
  • El Viento (ten pages)

REVIEWS (one page each)

  • Back to the Future 3 (not mentioned in issue TOC)
  • Master of Monsters
  • The Immortal
  • Out Run
  • Arcus Odyssey
  • Art Alive!
  • Thanks 1

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    Title: Game Players Sega Genesis Strategy Guide Vol.3 No.1
    Month: February/March
    Year: 1992
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Matthew A. Firme
    Pages: 72
    Price: $3.95 $4.95 CANADA
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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