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TurboPlay Issue 12

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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.)


Here we are again with another information-filled issue of TurboPlay, which should serve to update you on the status of your favorite game system. Now that NEC has turned the reins over to Turbo Technologies Inc. (TTI), there are some new happenings in the TG-16 world. And we've got it for you here: talk of new games, a new schedule of software to be released, another contest and more. What are you waiting for? Turn the page and enjoy. (TOC intro)



The mailbox has overflowed again with hot TG-16 questions. Maybe they are questions you've been waiting to ask. (reader mail; one page)


TURBOTIPS (by Donn Nauert; one page; capsule tips & tricks)

  • World Court Tennis
  • Ys III - Wanderers From Ys
  • Champions Forever Boxing
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Legendary Axe
  • Blazing Lazers



We've got it for your first: a listing of what TTI plans to bring to store shelves in the coming months. Plan out your TG-16 buying now. (by Donn Nauert; approx. three pages; includes short intro and game previews sorted by scheduled month of release; many with commentary, some with screenshots; games previously reviewed in TurboPlay are referred to the issue reviewed)

  • March
    • It Came From the Desert
  • April

    • Darkwing Duck
    • Night Creatures
    • Valis III
  • May

    • Ballistix
    • Cosmic Fantasy II (CD)
  • June

    • Gun Boat
  • July

    • Neutopia II
    • Falcon
    • Lords of the Rising Sun
  • August

    • Order of the Griffin
    • Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu
    • Pom Ping World
    • Super Sagaia
  • September

    • Super Star Soldier II
    • Ghost Manor
    • Gate of Thunder
    • TV Sports Series
    • Shape Shifter
    • TV Sports: Baseball
  • October

    • Lode Runner '92
    • Star Parody
    • Sports Festival
    • Camp California (SCD)
  • November

    • New Adventure Island
    • F-1 Circus
    • Dead Moon
    • Prince of Persia (SCD)
    • Double Dragon II (SCD)
    • Shadow of the Beast (SCD)
  • December

    • Dragon Slayer (SCD)
    • Bonk's Thunder Shooting
    • Ninja Warriors
    • Magical Chase
    • Loom
  • 1993

    • Beyond Shadowgate



If you're having a hard time defeating Baarogue, fear not, because we have full maps of what you'll be facing in Cadash and how to get it out of your way. ('Cadash Strategy Guide' by Donn Nauert; six pages)



You can't get these in America, at least not without going to an import store. Are you missing anything from overseas? (by Victor Ireland; four pages; includes intro and the following capsule international previews:)

  • R-Type Complete CD (CD)
  • Browning (SCD)
  • Tengai Makyo II (Ziria: Far East of Eden 2) (SCD)
  • Psychic Storm (SCD)
  • Lady Phantom (SCD)
  • Time Cruise II (card)
  • Dragon Saber (card)
  • Efera & Jiliora: The Emblem of Darkness (CD)
  • Monster Pro Wresting (card)



This time, we put the upcoming Gunboat (chip) through the wringer. See what comes out on the other side. (game review; one page)



Finding some rough spots in Raiden? In the second of our strategy guides, we take you through the battlefield safely. ('Raiden Strategy Guide' by Donn Nauert; six pages)



We're having a special on pasta this month, but you'll also discover the next installment of our never-ending contest machine. Do you wanna win? (dry macaroni art winners (artwork shown); screenshot ID contest; two pages)


Cover art: Jim McDermott

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    Title: TurboPlay Issue 12
    Month: April/May
    Year: 1992
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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