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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 16

ISSUE: 16Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari ST
  • IBM PC
  • Amiga
  • Apple IIGS
  • Macintosh
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • Arcade
  • GCE Vectrex

FEATURES (Contents page excerpt)

Military Madness Strategy Guide by Lee H. Pappas
This strategy war game is taking the TurboGrafx-16 world by storm. Our detailed maps and tips help you through the first 16 levels.

In Search Of The Evil Place: A Player's Guide To Faxanadu, Part 1 by Clayton Walnum
You're struggling to get to the Evil Place, but flounder no longer. Get a pep talk for this tough NES game from our expert.

Computer Games Reach A Crossroads by Arnie Katz, Bill Kunkel and Joyce Worley
The summer is heating up for computer gamers, thanks to the latest programs that will be hitting the shelves shortly. Find out what upcoming software is the hottest. (aka Summer Computer Games Preview)

Gaming In The Gray Area: An Interview With Chris Gray by Bill Kunkel
This young designer was responsible for the original Boulder Dash game, among others. Sit in with us and find out what computer and NES software he's working on.

Computer-Game Strategies by Frank Tetro, Jr.
Be all you can be as our resident computer-game champ reveals his tricks for Fiendish Freddy's Big Top o' Fun (Amiga / ST / PC), Pipe Dream (Amiga / ST / C64 / PC / Mac) and Welltris (PC / Mac).


Video-Game Reviews

  • Bases Loaded II (NES)
  • Willow (NES)
  • Arkista's Ring (NES)
  • Ghostbusters II (NES)
  • Xexyz (NES)
  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle (Gen)
  • Crystal Mines (NES)
  • J.J. & Jeff (TG16)
  • Herzog Zwei (Gen)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • F/16 Combat Pilot (Amiga / ST / PC)
  • Blue Angels (PC)
  • Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain (Amiga / ST / PC)
  • Hero's Quest (ST / PC)
  • ABC Monday Night Football (C64 / PC)
  • Cribbage King/Gin King (Amiga / Apple IIGS / PC / Mac)
  • Shadow of the Beast (Amiga / ST / C64)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure (Amiga / ST / PC / Mac / C64)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

News Bits

  • Chess Champ Mates Machine
  • Nintendo to Crown Champion
  • Mario Meets the Funnies
  • One-in-Four Homes Have Computers
  • Video Characters to Star on TV
  • New Supplier for Sega Genesis Software
  • SPA Sponsors TV Show
  • Vette! Sweepstakers Slate Trips to Frisco
  • Carmen Gets a New Look
  • Free Booklet Promotes Home Computing
  • Publisher Boasts Limited Edition Sellout
  • Top Coin-Ops of January 1990
  • Konami Mom to Tour
  • Sega Lowers Price of Master System
  • Toy Company Introduces Electronic Games
  • Cookie Promo Gives Away 40,000 Games
  • Sega Introduces Genesis Accessories, New Titles
  • Controller Offers Slow-Mo Turbo
  • Floppies Come With Buyer Incentive
  • TurboGrafx-16 Sees a Price Decrease

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Willow (NES)
  • Vigilante (TG16)
  • Tommy Lasorda Baseball (Gen)
  • Ironsword (NES)
  • Truxton (Gen)
  • World Class Baseball (TG16)
  • Revenge of Shinobi (Gen)

Yea & Nay

Destination Arcadia - Buster Bros. by Donn Nauert

Game Doctor - The Game Doctor Relates the Tales of the Maltese Vectrex
(This issue features a Vectrex system overview by way of prose fiction (!?!), along with the usual mix of Q&A.)

Inside Gaming - Gaming and Glasnost by Arnie Katz
(Excerpt:) This month he discusses a meeting between East and West, relating it to the current state of American software publishing. (Tetris focused)

Advertiser Index

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

A lunar battleground like the one you'd find in NEC's Military Madness, is the setting for this month's cover. Turn to page 46 for maps and tips on this exciting TurboGrafx-16 war game. Art: Alan Hunter

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 16
    Month: May
    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: 0

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