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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 17

ISSUE: 17Content


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

FEATURES (Contents page excerpts)

Total Recall: Acclaim Brings Arnold Schwarzenegger's Film Role To Video-Game Screens by Andy Eddy, with Donn Nauert
What do you get when you put Arnold Schwarzenegger, the director of Robocop and a futuristic sci-fi thriller together? You get a hot film that develops into one of the hottest video games of 1990. (NES)

Behind The Scenes At The Nintendo World Championships In Dallas by Howard H. Wen
Nintendo has launched a tournament and video-game show that will hit over 30 cities. Our correspondent reports how the first stop of the massive tour came together.

Batman (NES) Strategy Guide, Part I by Andy Eddy, Donn Nauert and Bissy Eddy
Having a hard time getting past the Joker's minions? Our crack staff of strategists will put you on the right track to victory in the first half of this exciting game.

In Search Of The Evil Place: A Player's Guide To Faxanadu, Part 2 by Clayton Walnum
This month we conclude our in-depth strategy guide to this medieval adventure for the NES. Don't worry - we'll get you to the Evil Place yet!

Computer Country Club by Bill Kunkel and Joyce Worley
Baseball, football and basketball games have always been popular for computerists, but golf, tennis and miniature golf are catching on. This month we survey the best of the country club set.

Computer-Game Strategies by Frank Tetro, Jr.
Join our disk jockey as he lectures the finer points of Double Dragon II (Amiga / ST / C64 / PC), Populous (Amiga / PC) and Space Harrier (Amiga / ST / C64 / PC).


Video-Game Reviews

  • Heroes of the Lance (NES)
  • Astyanax (NES)
  • Ninja Gaiden II (NES)
  • Starship Hector (NES)
  • Super C (NES)
  • Pat Ripley's Slammin' Jammin' Basketball (Gen)
  • Neutopia (TG16)
  • Slap Shot (SMS)
  • Ghostbusters (Gen)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Tank (PC)
  • Hoyle's Book of Games (PC)
  • License to Kill (Amiga / ST / PC / C64)
  • Sword of the Samurai (PC)
  • The Third Courier (PC)
  • Space Rogue (Apple II / C64 / PC)
  • It Came From the Desert (Amiga / ST / PC)
  • Sands of Fire (PC / Mac)
  • Trivial Pursuit (PC)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

Tip Sheet by Donn Nauert

  • Kung-Fu Heroes (NES)

News Bits compiled by Joyce Worley

  • Late Breaking News Story! Montana Signs Video-Game Deal With Sega
  • Tank Killer Gets Add-On Module
  • Defender Creator Turns to Rome
  • Atari Opens Line for Product Orders
  • New Program Saves Games, Scores
  • Top Coin-Ops of February 1990
  • Coin Groups Go to Washington
  • Ishido Stones Accolade
  • Nintendo Opens German Branch
  • Tandy, Brittanica Join on CD Encyclopedia
  • Hints for Gamers Lost in Las Vegas
  • Konami Features Coin-Ops in Handhelds
  • Newsletter for Amiga Gamers
  • Culture Brain Seeks Kung Fu Heroes
  • Video Offer for Crusaders
  • Tengen Gifts Hospitals With Video Games
  • InfoMaster Provides In-Store Sales Aids
  • Commodore to Market Amiga Game Machine

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Double Dragon II (NES)
  • Golden Axe (Gen)
  • Revenge of Shinobi (Gen)
  • Fighting Street (TG16CD)

Destination Arcadia - The 1990 ACME Show in Chicago by Andy Eddy
Seven page overview of arcade games on display, sorted by company

Game Doctor - Answers Your Questions, Solves Your Problems and Clams Your Fevered Brow! by The Game Doctor

Inside Gaming - Who Will Win World Video-Game War II? by Arnie Katz
(Excerpt:) This month the industry's best-known weatherman predicts which way the winds of war will blow in the hotly competitive home video-game field.

Advertiser Index

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

Carolco Pictures and Acclaim have banded together to bring one of 1990's most-anticipated films, Total Recall, to the NES. Turn to page 30 for a look at the game and how it evolved from script to video game. Cover art: Jim Auckland

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 17
    Month: June
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Pages: 144
    Price: U.S.A. $2.95 Canada $3.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 3

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