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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 42

ISSUE: 42Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Atari Lynx
  • Atari ST
  • Macintosh
  • SNK Neo Geo
  • Commodore 64
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16


FEATURES (Contents page excerpts)

The Conquest of Cron: A Player's Guide to Might & Magic (Gen), Part II by Clayton Walnum

We return to the world of Cron and show you how to add linearity to the game with maps that will guide you on your journey.

Diamonds Are Forever: The 1992 Review of Baseball Software by Bill Kunkel and Joyce Worley

This year's crop of electronic national-pastime simulations, though not overwhelming, produced a broad spectrum of hard-hitting titles. Take a look at the games that bring all the action home.

"Real" Games: Virtual-Reality Technology You Can Play by Craig E. Engler

Find out what's behind the newest buzzword in electronic-gaming technology and what the future of electronic entertainment holds for us.


Video-Game Reviews

  • Krusty's Super Fun House (SNES/Gen)
  • Star Odyssey (Gen)
  • Fire Hawk (NES)
  • Mutation Nation (NeoGeo)
  • Super Battletank: War in the Golf (SNES)
  • Double Dragon (Gen)
  • Might & Magic: Secret of the Inner Sanctum (NES)
  • Fighting Masters (Gen)
  • Arcana (SNES)
  • Last Resort (NeoGeo)
  • Steel Empire (Gen)

Gaming On the Go by Chris Bieniek (portable game reviews)

  • Lynx Casino (Lynx)
  • George Foreman's KO Boxing (GG)
  • Top Gun - Guts & Glory (GB)
  • Hydra (Lynx)
  • Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (GG)
  • Spy vs. Spy - Operation: Booby Trap (GB)

Computer-Game Previews

  • Rampart (PC)
  • Gods (PC)
  • Aces of the Pacific (PC)
  • Crisis in the Kremlin (PC)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Wild Wheels (Amiga/PC)
  • Paperboy 2 (Amiga/PC)
  • The Rocketeer (PC)
  • Obitus (Amiga/ST/PC)
  • Home Alone (PC)
  • Volfied (Amiga/C64/PC)
  • The Simpsons Arcade Game (C64/PC)
  • Knights of the Sky (Amiga/PC)
  • Birds of Prey (Amiga/PC)
  • Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (PC)
  • Castle of Dr. Brain (PC)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

Tip Sheet by Chris Bieniek

  • Sidearms (TG16)
  • Wrath of the Black Manta (NES)
  • PGA Tour Golf (Gen)

News Bits compiled by Joyce Worley

  • SPA Picks Best Software
  • Commodore Promos CDTV Packages
  • TTI Lowers TG-CD Price
  • EA Sponsors Trivia Quiz, Windows Golf
  • Atari Moves Headquarters, Joins CompuServe
  • Sega and Prima Announces Winners of Cartridge Giveaway
  • Atari Extends Lynx Value-Pack, Announces New Titles
  • Acclaim Wrestles With New Markets
  • Capcom to Develop Competition Joystick
  • Sega Awarded Injunction Against Accolade
  • Super NES to Get Super Star Wars
  • Park Place, RAD Multimedia in Merger
  • Tiger Goes Multi-System With Murder
  • Upgrade Play It Again Offer
  • New Games for Exercisers
  • Classic Pin Gets Sequel
  • Inner Circle Takes RPG On-Line
  • Sequels, Add-Ons & Enhancements
  • Coin-Op Focuses on Battle
  • Top Coin-Ops for March 1992
  • Top IBM PC Games for January 1992

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Turrican (TG16)
  • Tommy Lasorda Baseball (Gen)
  • Snake Rattle N Roll (NES)
  • The Addams Family (SNES)
  • Crystal Mines II (Lynx)
  • Game Genie accessory (NES)
  • Might & Magic - Gates to Another World (Gen)
  • El Viento (Gen)
  • NHL Hockey (Gen)

Fandango - Getting It Together by Arnie Katz (fanzine reviews)

(Video Game Monthly #3, The Panic Zone #5, The Shape of Gaming to Come, Digital Press #4)

Inside Gaming - Becoming Involved In Pro Gaming by Arnie Katz

(Excerpt:) This month, Arnie offers some career advice for would-be pro gamers.

Advertiser Index

Game Doctor - The Wonderful World of Q's & A's! by the Game Doctor (Q&A)

Computer-Game Strategies

  • Bard's Tale Construction Set (PC)
  • Eye of the Beholder II (PC)

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

Acclaim's Krusty's Super Fun House will be released for both the Genesis and the Super NES simultaneously. Turn to page 34 for full reviews of both versions and see how they stack up to one another. Cover Art: Matt Groening

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 42
    Month: July
    Year: 1992
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Pages: 120
    Price: U.S.A. $3.95 Canada $4.50 U.K. £2.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 1

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