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TurboPlay Issue 11

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(The following is loosely based on this issue's table of contents and contains excerpts. Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.)


Welcome one, welcome all! Here we are at another exciting issue of TurboPlay. What's happening, you ask? Well, we have more info on what games are upcoming. We'll take a look at the latest games and tell you how they are. Finally, we offer our second installment of TurboPlay Rates the Games, where we give ratings for all of the TurboGrafx-16 games that are out. Don't hestitate - take a look below, then turn the page and enjoy. (TOC intro)




The mailman came while you were away, and he had some pretty important letters. Do you want to hear about them? (reader mail; two pages)


Again the artistic TG-16 crowd showed its abilities, competing for top honors - and prizes - in our second annual drawing contest. We've got the winners on display, and we'll get you ready for the next contest! (drawing contest winners (artwork shown); caption contest; two pages)



There's so much going on in the TG-16 world, we can't even start talking about it here. A new system, upcoming games, contests and more. (by Donn Nauert; five pages; 1/2 page of commentary with capsule previews of the following:)

  • Loom
  • Ghost Manor
  • Prince of Persia
  • Falcon
  • Camp California
  • Lords of the Rising Sun
  • Super Schwarzschild
  • Dragon Slayer
  • Shadow of the Beast
  • Shape Shifter
  • Order of the Griffin
  • Gunboat
  • Gradius
  • Gate of Thunder
  • Salamander


Here are more of those tricky tricks that get you to the deeper corners of your games. (by Donn Nauert; one page)

  • Yo' Bro!
  • Impossamole
  • Andre Panza Kick Boxing
  • King of Casino
  • Bloody Wolf


CLOSER LOOK (game reviews; three pages)

  • TV Sports: Baseball (chip)
  • Night Creatures (chip)
  • Ballistix (chip)


They just came off the game boat - titles that you can only buy as imports. Donn Nauert features the hottest of the hot, fresh from Japan. (five pages; capsule - 1 page international previews)

  • Neutopia II (card)
  • Power League IV (card)
  • World Jockey (card)
  • Valis IV (CD)
  • Great Sensation = Custom (Daisenpu Custom) (CD)
  • Hit the Ice (card)
  • High Grenadier (CD)


There are tons of titles for the TG-16 owner to buyt, but which are the best? Our editors have put their heads together to come up with ratings for all of the games currently available. See if your scores match ours. (seven pages; 1/15th page reviews; game data with scores - no commentary)

  • Aero Blaster (chip)
  • Alien Crush (chip)
  • Andre Panza's Kick Boxing (chip)
  • Ballistix (chip)
  • Battle Royale (chip)
  • Blazing Lazers (chip)
  • Bloody Wolf (chip)
  • Bomberman (chip)
  • Bonk's Adventure (chip)
  • Bonk's Revenge (chip)
  • Boxy Boy (chip)
  • Bravoman (chip)
  • Cadash (chip)
  • Champions Forever Boxing (chip)
  • Chew Man Fu (chip)
  • Deep Blue (chip)
  • Devil's Crush (chip)
  • Double Dungeon (chip)
  • Dragon Spirit (chip)
  • Dragon's Curse (chip)
  • Final Zone II (CD)
  • Galaga '90 (chip)
  • Impossamole (chip)
  • It Came From the Desert (CD)
  • J.B. Harold Murder Club (CD)
  • China Warrior (chip)
  • Crater Maze (chip)
  • Cyber Core (chip)
  • Darkwing Duck (chip)
  • Davis Cup Tennis (chip)
  • Drop Off (chip)
  • Dungeon Explorer (chip)
  • Fantasy Zone (chip)
  • Fighting Street (CD)
  • Final Lap Twin (chip)
  • J.J. & Jeff (chip)
  • Jack Nicklaus Turbo Golf (chip, CD)
  • King of Casino (chip)
  • Klax (chip)
  • Last Alert (CD)
  • Legendary Axe (chip)
  • Legendary Axe II (chip)
  • Magical Dinosaur Tour (CD)
  • Military Madness (chip)
  • Monster Lair (CD)
  • Pac-Land (chip)
  • Parasol Stars (chip)
  • Power Golf (chip)
  • Psychosis (chip)
  • Raiden (chip)
  • Space Harrier (chip)
  • Splatterhouse (chip)
  • Super Star Soldier (chip)
  • Super Volleyball (chip)
  • Takin' It to the Hoop (chip)
  • Motoroader (chip)
  • Neutopia (chip)
  • Night Creatures (chip)
  • Ninja Spirit (chip)
  • Ordyne (chip)
  • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (CD)
  • SideArms (chip)
  • Silent Debuggers (chip)
  • Sinistron (chip)
  • Sonic Spike (chip)
  • TaleSpin (chip)
  • The Addams Family (CD)
  • Tiger Road (chip)
  • Timeball (chip)
  • Tricky Kick (chip)
  • Turrican (chip)
  • TV Sports: Baseball (chip)
  • TV Sports: Basketball (chip)
  • TV Sports: Football (chip)
  • TV Sports: Hockey (chip)
  • Valis II (CD)
  • Valis III (CD)
  • Veigues Tactical Gladiator (chip)
  • Victory Run (chip)
  • Vigilante (chip)
  • World Class Baseball (chip)
  • World Court Tennis (chip)
  • Y's Book I & II (CD)
  • Yo' Bro! (chip)
  • Ys III: Wanderers From Ys (CD)


Cover art: Van Arno

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    Title: TurboPlay Issue 11
    Month: February/March
    Year: 1992
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Price: $1.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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