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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 15

ISSUE: 15Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari ST
  • IBM PC
  • Amiga
  • Macintosh
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboExpress (prototype coverage as 'TurboGrafx Portable')
  • arcade

FEATURES (contents page excerpts:)

Whodunit: Computer Mystery And Suspense Games For Armchair Detectives by Arnie Katz
If you don't have a clue as to which is the best mystery software available, you'd better look at this comprehensive overview.

Hiryu's Secret Mission: A Player's Guide To Strider, Part 2 by Clayton Walnum
This month we finished what we started and lead you the rest of the way through Capcom's action-packed NES game.

Unearthing The Ora Stone: A Player's Guide To Dungeon Explorer by Clayton Walnum
NEC has brought you a Gauntlet-type contest for your TurboGrafx-16, and we give you in-depth strategies.

Play It Again: Sequels by Joyce Worley
Just like movies, lots of successful computer games have had follow-ups. Grab your popcorn and a soda, and dig in.

Meet Mac Simulator Wiz Donald A. Hill Jr. by Bill Kunkel
You don't have to be a bigwig programmer with a giant software company behind you to be successful. Read on for some inspiration.

Computer-Game Strategies by Frank Tetro, Jr. and Arnie Katz
Get the best advice you can to help you do your best in Alien Syndrome (Amiga / ST / C64 / PC), Risk (Amiga / ST / C64 / PC) and David Wolf: Secret Agent (Amiga / PC).


Video-Game Reviews

  • Faxanadu (NES)
  • Roadblasters (NES)
  • Kings of the Beach (NES)
  • 8 Eyes (NES)
  • Zoom (Gen)
  • Spellcaster (SMS)
  • Bonk's Adventure (TG16)
  • Rock 'n' Ball (NES)
  • 720 (NES)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • The Colony (Amiga / PC / Mac)
  • DeathTrack (PC)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - The Action Game (Amiga / ST / PC / C64)
  • Mean Streets (Amiga / PC / C64)
  • Puzzle Gallery (PC / Mac)
  • Sword of Aragon (Amiga / C64 / PC)
  • Pipe Dream (Amiga / ST / PC / Mac / C64)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

News Bits

  • Epyx Reforms, to Publish Again
  • Nintendo Ends Allocation System
  • Parker Brothers Returns
  • Pepsi Cola Hits the Spot
  • Top Coin-Ops of December 1989
  • Populous Gains New Grounds
  • Data East Reveals Fantasy
  • Tetris Designer Visits Vegas
  • Distributor Shuts Doors
  • Taito Launches Two Newsletters
  • NEC Playtour Challenge Winners Announced
  • German Amigans Gather
  • Cinemaware Backs TurboGrafx-16
  • Jackson Moonwalks Into Games
  • VG&CE Presents Award to Lasorda
  • Falcon Flies for Forces; Simulators to be Linked
  • Publisher Debuts Video Gamers Club
  • Edu-Game Called "Next Generation" Product
  • Capcom's Children's Corner to Go National
  • NEWS FLASH ('TurboGrafx Portable' prototype, artist rendition shown)

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Robocop (NES)
  • Tetris (NES; Tengen)
  • Blazing Lazers (TG16)
  • Bad Dudes (NES)
  • Ghouls 'n' Ghosts (Gen)
  • Dragon Spirit (TG16)
  • Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf (Gen)

Yea & Nay

Destination Arcadia - Caliber Fifty by Donn Nauert (arcade review)

Game Doctor - Answers From the PC Practioner! by The Game Doctor (Q&A)

Inside Gaming - Stalking The Mass Market by Arnie Katz

(Excerpt:) This month he examines the mass market for home computer entertainment and the company that has courted it most successfully.

Advertiser Index

COVER (contents page excerpt:)

You won't have to hire a detective to find our comprehensive survey on mystery software - it's on page 52. So grab your clue book and turn the pages quickly! Cover art: Alan Hunter

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 15
    Month: April
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Pages: 136
    Price: U.S.A. $2.95 Canada $3.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 3

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