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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 45

ISSUE: 45Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Sega/JVC Wondermega
  • Sega CD - Mega CD (some overseas coverage)
  • SNK Neo Geo
  • Atari Lynx
  • Atari ST
  • Macintosh
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 Super CD-ROM Player
  • TTI TurboDuo


(This issue of VG&CE introduces a new review feature - the 'Editor's Corner.' Complimenting the usual long-form review, an Editor's Corner capsule is now included, displaying the scale-10 scores of four other reviewers, along with a very brief summation explaining some of these scores. 'Gaming On the Go' portable game reviews were the exception to this new feature. The cover of this issue features Sonic 2 hologram artwork.)

FEATURES (Contents page excerpts)

Searching For The Dark World: A Player's Guide To Zelda III, Part II by Clayton Walnum (SNES; 'Searching For The Dark World Part Two: A Player's Guide to Zelda, A Link to the Past')

This month we discover new secrets as well as visit the Tower of Hera, the Dark World, the Lost Woods and Hyrule Castle.

Paragon's Progress: A Look at Microprose Greensburg by David S. Moskowitz ('Paragon's Progress: A Behind The Scenes Look at the New Microprose Greensburg')

Recently, David visited the new MPS Greensburg division for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at some exciting software soon to come.


An Amusement Park Called Sonic The Hedgehog 2 by Andy Eddy

Join Andy as he takes an official sneak-peek tour of Sonic 2 for the Genesis and Game Gear. Also, preview two hot new Genesis games for the near future.

Sega CD Special Preview by Mike Davila

The much anticipated Sega CD is finally on its way. Take a look at the hardware behind the machine and preview the U.S. and Japanese software lineups.

Video-Game Reviews

  • Soulblazer (SNES)
  • Shapeshifter (TG16SCD)
  • Team USA Basketball (Gen)
  • Super Bowling (SNES)
  • Goal! Two (NES)
  • D&D: Warriors of the Eternal Sun (Gen)
  • Order of the Griffon (TG16)
  • World Heroes (NeoGeo)
  • Clue (SNES)
  • Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six (NES)
  • New Adventure Island (TG16)
  • Super High Impact (Gen)
  • TMNT IV: Turtles in Time (SNES) (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time)
  • Gargoyle's Quest II (NES)
  • Jennifer Capriati Tennis (Gen)
  • Dead Moon (TG16)
  • The Duel: Test Drive II (SNES)

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

  • Batman Returns (GG)
  • WordZap (GB)
  • Shadow of the Beast (Lynx)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (GG)
  • Star Wars (GB)
  • Pinball Jam (Lynx)

Computer-Game Previews

  • Car and Driver (PC)
  • Liberty or Death (PC)
  • Spelljammer (PC)
  • Dark Sun (PC)
  • El Fish (PC)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Dune (PC)
  • SimLife (Mac)
  • Rampart (PC)
  • Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (PC)
  • Guy Spy and the Crystals of Armageddon (Amiga/ST/C64/PC/Mac)
  • Dagger of Amon Ra (PC)
  • Pacific Islands (Amiga/PC)
  • Spellcraft: Aspects of Valor (PC)
  • Pit-Fighter (Amiga/PC)
  • Prophecy of the Shadow (Amiga/PC)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

Tip Sheet by Chris Bieniek

  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (Lynx)
  • Last Resort (NeoGeo)
  • Might & Magic: Gates to Another World (Gen)
  • Ys: Books I & II (TG16CD)

News Bits compiled by David S. Moskowitz

  • Court Awards Lewis Galoob $15 Million
  • EA to Produce Sega CD Titles
  • Sega Establishes Youth Charity
  • Advanced Gravis & Electronic Arts Join to Support Ultrasound
  • TTI Launches TurboDuo
  • Prodigy Introduces Baby-sitters Club Service
  • Sierra Acquires Bright Star Technology
  • Holiday Television Special to Feature Electronic Gaming
  • Top Coin-Ops for July 1992
  • Sharp Releases Video Projectors Safe for Video Games
  • Hudson of Japan Unveils 32-Bit System
  • Software Publishers Association Launches Two-Pronged Attack Against Piracy
  • Top IBM PC Games for May 1992
  • Camerica to Release Aladdin, and Game Genies for the Genesis and Game Boy

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Cyberball (Gen)
  • Batman Returns (Lynx)
  • James Pond II Codename: Robocod (Gen)
  • Bee 52 (NES; Game Genie codes)
  • NES Play Action Football (NES; Game Genie codes)
  • Street Fighter II (SNES)
  • It Came From the Desert (TG16CD)
  • Blades of Steel (GB)
  • Hook (NES; Game Genie codes)
  • Yoshi (NES; Game Genie codes)

Inside Gaming - Sega Takes Video Games Seriously - It's Our Job by Al Nilsen

Advertiser Index

Computer Strategies

  • A-Train
  • Global Conquest


COVER (Contents page excerpt)

VG&CE and Sega bring you a first in electronic-gaming journalism, a preview and special collector's hologram of Sonic 2. Turn to page 26 for an exclusive preview of Sonic 2 that VG&CE's Executive Editor Andy Eddy was invited to Sega for. Cover hologram: Light Impressions, Inc. of Santa Cruz, California.

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 45
    Month: October
    Year: 1992
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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