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Ultra Game Players Issue 93

ISSUE: 93Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE THIS ISSUE

Sega Saturn
Nintendo 64
Sony Playstation
PC - PC CD-ROM
arcade

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

LOADING (editorial and staff bios)

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

NEWS (eight pages total)

  • Shoshinkai '97: Nintendo Stands Tall ('Nintendo's annual show did not disappoint;' show coverage; Zelda 64, Starfox 64, Mario Kart 64, Yoshi's Island 64, more; 3.33 pages)
  • The Online Gaming Wars Begin ('Both TEN and MPath Interactive launch online gaming services')
  • Sega Slashes Software Prices ('In the ongoing console wars, Sega has fired an important shot in cutting the price of its titles')
  • Take 2 ('Take 2 acquires Mission and announces agreement with Legend')
  • New Euro Help For SCEA ('The latest addition to Sony's US management team hails from Sony Europe')
  • Arcade Focus (brief AMOA, JAMMA commentary)
  • Options (accessory and peripheral reviews:)
    • Wireless Pro Controller (PS)
    • Saturn Stick (Sat)

    [*]Initial N64 Sell Out ('Nintendo frontman, Howard Lincoln, boasts of Nintendo's initial sales.') [*]News Feed (collection of short news stories) [*]Editorial Corrections [*]Wiretap (rumors and speculation:)

    • Date East Heads Back East
    • No Go for M2?
    • Nintendo Unveiling Atlantis (Virtual Boy)
    • Die Hard Sega Gossip
    • Epic Working on Nintendo 64?
    • Bits & Bytes (collection of short rumormill stories)



Ultra Game Players - 50 Big Videogame Predictions For 1997 (predictions for the coming year, sectioned by quarter; five pages; includes '10 Things We'd Love To See, But Won't' sidebar)

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

  • Resident Evil 2 (PS,Sat,PC)
  • Riglord Saga 2 (Sat)
  • Sangoku Musou (PS)
  • Spider (PS)
  • Toshinden 3 (PS)
  • Christmas Nights (Sat) (aka Nights into Dreams Limited Edition; two pages)
  • Hexen II (PC)
  • Final Fantasy VII (PS; 1.5 pages)
  • Soul Blade (PS)
  • Test Drive: Off Road (PS,PC)
  • Scud (Sat,PC)
  • Bushido Blade (PS)
  • Dark Earth (PC)


REVIEWS (game reviews; one page each unless noted)

  • Daytona USA Championship Circuit Edition (Sat)
  • Twisted Metal 2 (PS)
  • Sonic 3D Blast (Sat)
  • Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries (PCCD)
  • Killer Instinct Gold (N64)
  • Virtua Cop 2 (Sat)
  • Virtual On (Sat)
  • Jet Moto (PS)
  • Shadows of the Empire (N64)
  • 2xtreme (PS)
  • Cruisin' USA (N64)
  • Kings Field II (PS)
  • Terminator: Skynet (PCCD)
  • Contra: Legacy of War (PS)


SPORTSLINE (sports game reviews, previews; one page each unless noted)

  • Worldwide Soccer '97 (Sat; capsule import preview)
  • NBA Shootout '97 (PS; preview)
  • NFL Gameday '97 (PS; preview)
  • In the Zone 2 (PS; review)
  • FIFA '97 (PS; review)


ALL ACCESS (codes, tips, cheats; three pages (not counting Tomb Raider guide))

  • Wipeout XL (PS)
  • Spot Goes to Hollywood (PS)
  • NHL Powerplay (Sat)
  • Waverace 64 (N64)
  • Project Overkill (PS)
  • Game Shark Codes (PS,Sat)
  • Street Fighter Alpha 2 (PS,Sat)
  • Shattered Steel (PC)
  • Tomb Raider Part Two (PS,Sat,PC; strategy guide; nine pages)


NETWORK (reader mail and artwork; five pages; includes 'The Jaded Gamer,'The Fan Site of the Month,' and 'Ask the Industry' sidebars)

Release List (release calendar)

RATED (collective review score summation from prior issues; two pages)

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(UGP subscribers received an exclusive, b&w two-page insert with their issue, with additional coverage of the following:)

Mario Kart 64
Star Fox 64
Zelda 64




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Information

    Title: Ultra Game Players Issue 93
    Month: January
    Year: 1997
    Publisher: Imagine Publishing
    Editor: Chris Slate
    Country: United States
    Language: English

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