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TurboPlay Issue 6

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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 back! There's no doubt about it - this issue of TurboPlay could be our hottest yet. Our Games Around the World section gives you a look at some of the hot games on the PC Engine, Japan's TurboGrafx-16, including an intense strategy game called Vasteel. Victor Ireland also goes in-depth on CD+G (compact disc plus graphics), which includes pictures that your TG-CD can display on-screen. But that's not all... turn that page and find out! (TOC intro)



Once again, the inquisitive readers of TurboPlay write in with their TurboGrafx-16 questions, and the editors respond with all the answers. (one page; reader mail)



Though the TurboGrafx-CD Player is great for heavy-duty games, it is also one of the few ways to play specially coded music CDs. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about CD+G (compact disc plus graphics) - and more. (by Victor Ireland; four pages; includes 'The Technicals Behind the Scenes' sidebar along with various lists of CD+G compatible discs (both available and coming soon))



This month, we give you complete reviews of TV Sports: Baseball (chip) and Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (CD). (one page each)




It's battle time and you've got your hands full of world terrorists who are bent on putting Dr. Garcia in power and controlling the world. ('Last Alert Super Strategy' by Donn Nauert; ten page strategy guide)



Previews of some hot PC Engine titles that are currently hitting the shelves in Japan, and may end up in America soon, and an extended peek at Vasteel, an amazing strategy game. (five pages; capsule game previews with running focus on Vasteel)

  • Super Big Strategy
  • J.B. Harold
  • Thunder Blade
  • Golden Axe
  • Vasteel
  • Astralius
  • Running Selfisher
  • Burning Angels
  • Avenger



The December/January issue of TurboPlay had an essay contest. We had lots of great entries, but only one lucky winner. Could it be you? (essay contest winners; Super Star Soldier high-score contest announced; one page)



Ever get thrown out of the ring in Battle Royale and wonder how to get back in? How about receiving the colored balls in Devil Crush (sic)? Get these tips and more in another great installment of Turbo Tips. (by Donn Nauert; approx. two pages)

  • Devil's Crush
  • Tiger Road
  • TV Sports: Football
  • Aero Blasters
  • Battle Royale
  • Super Volleyball


Cover photography by Garry Brod.

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    Title: TurboPlay Issue 6
    Month: April/May
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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