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Ultra Game Players Issue 104

ISSUE: 104Content


Sega Saturn
Nintendo 64
Sony Playstation


(The following is loosely based on this issue's table of contents. (Notes) and bullet lists added for clarity.)

LOADING ('Welcome to UGP 104;' editorial and staff bios)

ON THE DISC (description of disc contents; screensavers, mac and pc previews, codes, videogame videos)

TOPICS (news and misc.)

  • Parappa's Creators Speaks (interview PaPappa The Rapper creators Masaya Matsuura and Rodney Greenblat; approx. 1.5 pages)
  • Mario Bigger Than Cage and Travolta
  • News Feed (running footer bar; collection of short news stories)
  • Options (accessory and peripheral reviews)
    • DVD PC Entertainment Solution (PC)
    • NASCAR Pro Racing Wheel (PC)
    • Pure 3D (PC; graphics card)
    • EagleMAX Analog Joystick (PS)
    • asciiGrip (PS)
    • The Glove (PS)
    • Scuba Virtual Immersion Visor ("consoles," PC)

    [*]WireTap (rumors and speculation:)

    • Shiny Moving At Warp Speed To Dural
    • Capcom In Trouble?
    • Cure For Rabies Found
    • Sega Cuts Back Distribution
    • Bits & Bytes (collection of rumormill stories)


Tokyo Game Show - 1997 Autumn (four pages; commentary)

PREVIEWS (game previews; 1/2 - 1 page each unless noted)

  • Zelda (Nintendo 64">N64; aka Zelda 64) (the eventual The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)
  • Forsaken 64 (Nintendo 64">N64,PS,PC)
  • Hybrid Heaven (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Crime Killer (PS)
  • Burning Rangers (Sat; two pages)
  • Revenant (PC)
  • Skies (PC)
  • Quest 64 (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Mystical Ninja (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Powerboat Racing (PS,PC)
  • F-Zero 64 (Nintendo 64">N64) (the eventual F-Zero X)
  • Yoshi's Story (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Jetfighter: Full Burn (PC)
  • Elric (PS,PC)
  • Metal Gear Solid (PS)
  • Nagano Winter Olympics (PS,Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Auto Destruct (PS)
  • Shadow Master (PS,PC)
  • Super Cross (PS)
  • Speed Power Gunbike (PS)
  • Mega Man Neo (PS) (the eventual Mega Man Legends)
  • Escaper (PS)
  • Pitfall 3D: Beyond the Jungle (PS)
  • Batman & Robin (PS)
  • Tenchu (PS)
  • Sentinel Returns (PS,PC)
  • Flesh Feast (PC)
  • Gex 2: Enter The Gecko (PS,Nintendo 64">N64,PC)
  • Skullmonkeys (PS)
  • Vigilance (PC)
  • Lode Runner: Legend Returns (PS)
  • Magic Knight Rayearth (Sat)

REVIEWS (game reviews; one page each unless noted)

  • Bomberman 64 (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Colony Wars (PS)
  • Cool Boarders 2 (PS)
  • Crash Bandicoot 2 (PS)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (Nintendo 64">N64; two pages)
  • Duke Nukem 3D (Sat)
  • Extreme G (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • F-1 Championship Edition (PS)
  • Hexen 2 (PCCD)
  • Jedi Knight (PCCD; two pages)
  • Jet Moto 2 (PS)
  • Mischief Makers (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • MK Mythologies: Sub-Zero (PS)
  • Nightmare Creatures (PS)
  • Reel Fishing (PS)
  • Resident Evil Director's Cut (PS)
  • Test Drive 4 (PS)
  • Total Annihilation (PCCD)

SPORTSLINE (sports game reviews and previews; approx. 1/2 page each unless noted)

  • (previews:)
    • NBA In The Zone '98 (PS,Nintendo 64">N64)
    • NBA Live '98 (PS)
    • NBA Shoot Out '98 (PS)
    • Addidas Power Soccer (PS)


    • PGA '98 (PS)
    • Quarterback Club 64 (Nintendo 64">N64)
    • Madden 64 (Nintendo 64">N64)
    • Jimmy Johnson VR Football '98 (PS)
    • NHL Breakaway '98 (PS)
    • NHL '98 (PS; one page)


ALL ACCESS (codes, tips, cheats; six pages)

  • Albert Odyssey (Sat)
  • Carmageddon (PC)
  • Final Fantasy VII (PS)
  • NFL Gameday '98 (PS)
  • Goldeneye 007 (Nintendo 64">N64)
  • Grid Runner (Sat)
  • Madden '98 (Sat,PS)
  • Marvel Superheroes (Sat)
  • NCAA Football '98 (PS)
  • The Lost World (PS)
  • Time Crisis (PS)
  • Twisted Metal 2 (PS)
  • Warcraft II (Sat)
  • Game Shark Codes (Sat,Nintendo 64">N64,PS)


Network Connection (reader mail and artwork; six pages; includes 'Ask The Industry,' 'The Jaded Gamer,'The Fan Site of the Month,' and 'Game Ideas!' sidebars)

ON THE WAY (game release calendar)

RATED (collective review score summation from prior issues)

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    Title: Ultra Game Players Issue 104
    Month: December
    Year: 1997
    Publisher: Imagine Publishing
    Editor: Frank O'Connor
    Price: $4.99 US $5.99 CAN
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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