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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 30

ISSUE: 30Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari ST
  • Atari Lynx
  • IBM PC
  • Amiga
  • Macintosh
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD-ROM Player
  • arcade
  • pinball

FEATURES (Contents page excerpts)

VG&CE's Games Line
Don't let the video-game world's latest happenings pass you by! Call VG&CE's Games Line, (900) 45-GAMES, for all the up-to-the-minute news, games, Easter eggs and more!

G.I. Joe (NES) Player's Guide, Part I by Donn Nauert
Join the G.I. Joe Team with our video-game savant and rid the world of the Cobra organization.

M.U.L.E. Player's Guide by Clayton Walnum
Clay teaches a quick lesson in galactic economics and shows us how to become interplantary entrepreneurs in this strategy game for the NES.

Playball! by Bill Kunkel and Arnie Katz
It has been another great year for electronic baseball games. Join us as we take a look at the year's best offerings of the digital diamond and help you select the right game for you.


Video-Game Reviews

  • King's Bounty (Gen)
  • Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge (NES)
  • Centurion (Gen)
  • 688 Attack Sub (Gen)
  • High Speed (NES)
  • J.B. Harold Murder Club (TG16)
  • Stormlord (Gen)
  • Monopoly (NES)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Zeliard (PC)
  • The Dream Team: 3 on 3 Challenge (C64/PC)
  • Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge (Amiga/PC/Mac)
  • Wonderland (Amiga/ST/PC)
  • Hard Nova (PC)
  • Red Baron (PC)
  • Full Metal Planet (Amiga/PC)

Computer-Game Strategies by Frank Tetro, Jr. and Ed Dille
Our computer tour guides take us on a medieval romp in Warlords (Amiga/PC) and a WWII undersea adventure in Silent Service II (PC).


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

Crash & Boom (comic strip)

Tip Sheet by Donn Nauert

  • Gauntlet (NES)
  • Ultima Exodus (NES)
  • Smash TV (arcade)
  • Kickle Cubicle (NES)
  • Psychosis (TG16)

Yea & Nay

News Bits compiled by Joyce Worley

  • Nintendo Wins Injunction
  • Creativity Programs Focus on Kids
  • SPA Presents Annual Awards
  • Pinball Rides Harley
  • Game Sales Rise in 1990
  • Sierra, Broderbund Abandon Merger
  • Publisher Offers Free Upgrade Software
  • Guide Packs Info and Stats for MicroLeaguers
  • Game Boy Cleanup
  • Urban Renewal for SimCity
  • Top Coin-Ops of March 1991
  • Top 10 IBM PC, Video Games for February 1991
  • New Sounds for PCs
  • Accolade Unveils Ballistic Video Games
  • Book Reveals "Secrets of the Games"
  • Game Developers Name Award Winners
  • Late-Breaking TurboGrafx-16 Pricing Changes
  • Add-Ons, Sequels and Enhancements

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Super C (NES)
  • Ms. Pac-Man (Lynx)
  • AeroBlaster (TG16)
  • Devil's Crush (TG16)
  • Super Volleyball (Gen/TG16)
  • Tiger Road (TG16)
  • Destination: Earthstar (NES)

Destination Arcadia - The 1991 A.C.M.E. Show in Las Vegas by Donn Nauert

Game Doctor - The Dr. Kildare of Gaming Tells All! by the Game Doctor

Gaming On The Go - At Long Last Lynx by Maurice Molyneaux (Atari Lynx reviews)

  • Robotron 2084
  • Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge
  • Blockout
  • Warbirds

Inside Gaming - Giants of Electronic Gaming by Arnie Katz
(Excerpt:) This month's installment provides a historical perspective featuring Arnie's list of people who have made electronic gaming what it is today.

Advertiser Index

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

Taxan's G.I. Joe (for the NES) brings the real American hero to the video-game screen. In Part 1 of our player's guide, on page 52, we'll help you get the G.I. Joe Team through the first three levels. Cover Art: Jim Auckland


(This issue of VG&CE includes a multi-page, 'Atari Adventure' bound insert. This insert was commissioned by Atari from Sendai Publications (then publisher of EGM) and printed in various magazines, all the while containing a "GAMEPRO SUCKS" message hidden within the Cyberball game overview.)


Meet The $99 Atari Lynx! (two-page remodeled system overview; portable tech spec comparison; accessories)

The Hottest Games For The Hottest Hand-Held Around!! (1/8th page game overviews)

  • Blue Lightning
  • Chip's Challenge
  • Electrocop
  • Gates of Zendocon
  • Gauntlet: The Third Encounter
  • Klax
  • Rampage
  • Roadblasters
  • Ms. Pac-Man
  • Paperboy
  • Robo-Squash
  • Rygar
  • Shanghai
  • Slime World
  • Xenophobe
  • Zarlor Mercenary

Ninja Gaiden (two-page overview)

Tournament Cyberball (two-page overview)

Block Out (two-page overview)

More Hot Titles Coming In 1991!!! (capsule game previews)

  • Hard Drivin'
  • Rolling Thunder
  • Hockey
  • NFL Football
  • Stun Runner
  • World Class Soccer
  • Turbo-Sub
  • Vindicators
  • Toki
  • Warbirds
  • Hydra
  • 720
  • Robotron
  • Scrapyard Dog
  • A.P.B.
  • Casino
  • Pacland
  • Basketbrawl
  • Xybots
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Golf
  • Checkered Flag
  • Viking Child
  • Grid Runner
  • Geo Duel
  • Crystal Mines 2
  • Fidelity Ultimate Chess

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 30
    Month: July
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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