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Game Player's Strategy Guide to Game Boy Games Issue 5

ISSUE: 5Content


Nintendo Game Boy


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

EDITOR'S NOTES (approx. 1/4 page; editorial by Phill Powell; issue synopsis)

MAILBAG (two pages; reader mail; tips, hints and strategies; games covered, none shown:)

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan
  • Gargoyle's Quest
  • Nemesis
  • Super Marioland
  • Batman
  • Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle
  • Final Fantasy Legend

Our readers' favorite Game Boy hits - and what they'd like to see. (six pages; 'Center Screen - Readers sound off!;' subscriber profiles with photo)

1990 Game Player's Game Boy Awards
The votes are in. Our editors pick the hottest games of the year. (two pages; all games discussed and shown)

  • Game Boy Game of the Year - DuckTales (Capcom)
  • Best Arcade Action Game - Double Dragon (Tradewest)
  • Best Fantasy Role-Playing Game - Final Fantasy Legend (Square Soft)
  • Best Graphics Adventure - Gargoyle's Quest (Capcom)
  • Best Puzzle Game - Quarth (Ultra)
  • Best Sports Game - NFL Football (Konami)
  • Best Strategy Game - Mercenary Force (Meldac)

Want to speak French? Find a good restaurant in New York? Let your Game Boy do the work. (two pages; 'Putting The Game Boy To Work'; series box art shown)

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

  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch (mistakenly referred to as 'Next Batch' in TOC)
  • The Hunt For Red October
  • Mickey's Dangerous Chase
  • Ninja Boy
  • Operation C
  • Sword of Hope

REVIEWS (one page each; game overview with tips and screenshots)

  • Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge
  • The Chessmaster
  • Days of Thunder
  • Go! Go! Tank
  • Hatris
  • Kung Fu Master
  • Mega Man: Dr. Wiley's Revenge
  • Mousetrap Hotel
  • Nobunaga's Ambition
  • Pac-Man
  • The Rescue of Princess Blobette
  • Robocop
  • R-Type
  • Serpent
  • Side Pocket
  • Skate or Die: Tour De Thrash
  • Super Scrabble
  • WWF Superstars

The latest Game Boy news and products. (three pages)

  • Game Boy Games Galore (upcoming game commentary; titles mentioned, not shown unless noted:)
    • Rolan's Curse
    • Spud's Adventure
    • Face Ball 2000 (shown)
    • Altered Space
    • Burgertime Deluxe
    • Ultima: The Runes of Virtue
    • Tom & Jerry
    • Triumph
    • Atomic Punk
    • Beetlejuice
    • F-1 Race
    • Radar Mission
    • Super R.C. Pro-Am
    • Fastest Lap
    • Power Mission
    • Darkman
    • Navy Seals
    • Mr. Do
    • World Bowling
    • Torpedo Range
    • Battle Bull
    • Fish Dude
    • Final Fantasy Legend II
    • Power Racer
    • Solomon's Club
  • Pump Up the Volume (Nuby's Game Boy Amplifier speaker add-on accessory; shown)
  • Improvement in Sight (Sunsoft's View Boy magnifier add-on accessory; not shown)

Directory (one page; company contact information)

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    Title: Game Player's Strategy Guide to Game Boy Games Issue 5
    Month: March
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Phill Powell
    Pages: 84
    Price: $2.95 USA, $3.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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