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Mega Play Vol.1 No.1

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On The Horizon (aka 'Sega Gaming Goes Portable With GG!'; includes artist rendition of Game Gear)

(Contents excerpt:) The place to look for upcoming information on new Sega products, peripherals and info! In this issue we take a super-secret look at the Sega Game Gear portable game system. This remarkable device not only boasts new hardware capable of playing all new, ultra-enhanced games, it will also become a Master System and even a television!

New From Japan (aka 'Phantasy Star 3: The Beginning of a New Era')

(Contents excerpt:) Our globe-trotting Sega ambassador delivers a full spread on the third installment of the Phantasy Star series! Phantasy Star 3 follows in the footsteps of the 16-Bit sequel with an all-new adventure filled with better graphics, more puzzles and new characters.

The Winners Corner (aka 'Mega Tricks!! The Ultimate in Sega Secrets!!')

(Contents excerpt:) The one-stop resource for all the best Sega tips and tricks! Check out the debugs, level selects and other secret tips uncovered by our pros and find out how super-stars like you can win big with your own strategies!

  • Revenge of Shinobi (Gen)
  • Golden Axe (Gen)
  • Super Hydlide (Gen)
  • Air Diver (Gen)
  • Ghouls And(sic) Ghosts (Gen)
  • Zoom! (Gen)

Mega Previews

(Contents excerpt:) The first word on Sega video games! Learn about all the new 8-Bit and 16-Bit titles soon to be released, as well as sneak peeks on hot games like Buster Douglas Knockout Boxing, Darwin 4081, Mondu's Fight Palace, The New Zealand Story, and more!

  • Buster Douglas Knockout Boxing (Gen)
  • Darwin 4081 (Gen)
  • New Zealand Story (Gen)
  • Mondu's Fight Palace (Gen)

Mega Features

(Contents excerpt:) Check out these super-spreads on the mega-hits of tomorrow! Super Monaco GP, Pat Riley Basketball, After Burner 2, Target Earth, Vermilion, Aerial Assault, E-Swat, RC Grand Prix and more are detailed with tons of photos and plenty of playing tips!

  • Vermilion (Gen)
  • Target Earth (Gen)
  • Super Monaco GP (Gen)
  • Pat Riley Basketball (Gen)
  • After Burner 2 (Gen)
  • RC Grand Prix (SMS)
  • Aerial Assault (SMS)

Coming Attractions (not referenced in the issue's contents, and oddly placed between After Burner 2 & RC Grand Prix "Mega Features")

(includes SMS II with hardware shown)

  • Columns (Gen)
  • Thunder Force 3 (Gen)
  • Fire Shark (Gen)
  • Dando (Gen)
  • Whip Rush (Gen)
  • Columns (SMS)
  • Phelios (Gen)
  • Hellfire (Gen)
  • Buster Douglas Boxing (SMS)
  • Joe Montana Football (Gen)

Mega Reviews

(Contents excerpt:) Check out what our pros think of the latest Sega releases. Get the honest scoop from four of the best Sega fans around, as they pull no punches to bring you all you need to find out which 16-Bit and 8-Bit titles are the best.

  • After Burner 2 (Gen)
  • Target Earth (Gen)
  • Moonwalker (Gen)
  • Curse (Gen)
  • Ghostbusters (Gen)
  • Pat Riley's Basketball (Gen)
  • Super Monaco GP (Gen)
  • Cyberball (Gen)
  • RC Grand Prix (SMS)
  • E-Swat (SMS)
  • Arial Assault (SMS)

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    Title: Mega Play Vol.1 No.1
    Month: November/December
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Sendai Publishing
    Editor: Ed Semrad
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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