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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 20

ISSUE: 20Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Master System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari ST
  • Atari Lynx
  • IBM PC
  • Amiga
  • Apple
  • Macintosh
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • Arcade
  • SNK Neo Geo

FEATURES (Contents page excerpt)

"Help Bonk 'Bonk' The Bad Guys" Contest
You could win a TurboGrafx-16 system with a TurboGrafx-CD Player and a copy of Bonk's Adventure in our random drawing. Enter now!

Summer CES Highlights by the VG&CE Editorial Staff
As always, the Consumer Electronics Show introduced new and innovative products to the gaming community. We'll tell you about Neo Geo, Game Genie and other developments that caught our eye. (Includes two-page 'Here Comes The Neo Geo' companion article by Andy Eddy.)

Story Of A Nintendo Licensee by Howard H. Wen
Tradewest has become one of Nintendo's most successful third-party licensees. Our roving reporter will tell you how it got there and give some insight into Nintendo's licensing program. (Includes one-page 'Behind The Nintendo Seal Of Quality' companion article.)

Ninja Gaiden II (NES) Strategy Guide, Part I by Donn Nauert
Ryu Hayabusa is again combating the forces of evil, using his ninja powers to take on all foes. Though he'll get into some tough jams, our game master will show you how to get Ryu through the first levels of this exciting martial-arts battle.

Medallions And Magic: A Player's Guide To Neutopia (TG16), Part II by Clayton Walnum
This month our strategy coach concludes his in-depth quest into the spheres of Neutopia and helps you finish off the dastardly Dirth.

The 1990 Gamers' Poll: Part I by Arnie Katz and the VG&CE Editorial Staff
The results are in from our April 1990 survey, and this month we tell you what you like in video games and how serious you are about them.

Boot To The Future: Science-Fiction Software For Home Computers by Arnie Katz
Out-of-this-world games are the hottest category in electronic gaming today. Pick and choose from our overview of sci-fi disks throughout the years.

Computer-Game Strategies by Frank Tetro, Jr.
In this issue, our resident joystick jockey tackles Wings of Fury (Amiga / PC / Apple / C64) and Day of the Viper (Amiga / ST / PC) and gives you expert hints and tips.


Video-Game Reviews

  • Skate or Die 2 (NES)
  • Target Earth (Gen)
  • Wizardry - Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (NES)
  • After Burner II (Gen)
  • Crystalis (NES)
  • Fantasy Zone (NES)
  • Klax (TG16)
  • Bloody Wolf (TG16)
  • Double Dare (NES)
  • Cyberball (Gen)
  • Swords and Serpents (NES)
  • Double Dungeons (TG16)
  • Alex Kidd in Shinobi World (SMS)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Clue (PC)
  • Breach 2 (Amiga / ST / PC)
  • Ultima VI: The False Prophet (Amiga / C64 / PC)
  • Low Blow (PC)
  • Circuit's Edge (PC)
  • After Burner (Amiga / ST / PC / C64)
  • Prince of Persia (PC)
  • Blasteroids (Amiga / ST / PC / C64)
  • X-Men (C64 / PC)
  • Crime Wave (PC)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

Tip Sheet by Donn Nauert

  • Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (TG16)
  • Victory Run (TG16)

News Bits compiled by Joyce Worley

  • NEC Names Handheld Game Player
  • Ultima Goesto Savage Empire
  • Game Company Announces Window Product
  • Top Coin-Ops of May 1990
  • Sega Tags Heroes to Headline Games
  • Software for Tree-Builders
  • TurboGrafx Get American CD-ROMs
  • SSI Signs Buck Rogers
  • Champions Forever Reigns In Video-Game World
  • Computer Game Sales End Year-Long Slump
  • Original Wizardry Gets Macintosh Face-Lift
  • Recycled Disks Help Charity
  • New Pin Features Derby Action
  • Feds Nab Pirates
  • NEC Offers Rebates
  • Activision Video Line Goes Multi-System
  • Free T-Shirts Offer From FCI
  • Atari Introduces First Eight-Player Contest
  • Atari Continues Support for 2600, 7800
  • Ocean Software Signs With EA

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Double Dragon 2 (NES)
  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle (Gen)
  • Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf (Gen)
  • Bloody Wolf (TG16)
  • Alex Kidd: High Tech World (SMS)
  • After Burner II (Gen)
  • Cyber Core (TG16)
  • Chip's Challenge (Lynx)
  • Herzog Zwei (Gen)
  • Adventures of Lolo II (NES)
  • Gates of Zendocon (Lynx)
  • AirDiver (Gen)
  • Nemesis (GB)
  • Ninja Gaiden II (NES)

Yea & Nay

Gaming On The Go - Game Boy Goodies and Three For The Lynx by Maurice Molyneaux
(Game Boy Illuminator and Light Boy lighting accessories; Blue Lightning, The Gates of Zendocon, ElectroCop for Lynx.)

Destination Arcadia by Donn Nauert and Andy Eddy

  • Hydra (arcade)
  • Lightning Fighters (arcade)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (arcade)

Game Doctor - If You've Got the Questions... We've Got the Answers! by the Game Doctor

Inside Gaming - The Future Of CD Games by Arnie Katz
(Excerpt:) In this issue he continues the discussion of interactive compact discs and also discusses just what kind of games we'll be playing on this equipment.

Advertiser Index

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

SNK's Neo Geo video games, such as Magician Lord, sport fabulous graphics. We've illustrated a scene from this medieval battle, a classic fight of good versus evil. See our CES coverage for more news on when this system may hit out shores. Background art: Alan Hunter

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 20
    Month: September
    Year: 1990
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Pages: 168
    Price: U.S.A. $2.95 Canada $3.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 4

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