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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 51

ISSUE: 51Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System (including prototype coverage)
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Sega CD
  • SNK Neo Geo
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD-ROM Player - Super CD-ROM Player
  • TTI TurboDuo
  • GCE Vectrex
  • RDI Halcyon
  • Hasbro Nemo (unreleased)
  • Sega SG-1000 (the eventual Sega Master System)
  • Konix Multi-System (unreleased)


(As noted on the cover, this issue marks the return of long-lost columns 'Yea & Nay' and 'Fandango.' Also, no player guides!)

FEATURES (Contents page excerpts)

1993 Winter CES Overview - A Look At Some Of The Show's Best by the Editors of VG&CE

This year's Winter Consumer Electronics Show offered a large crop of hardware and software. Check out all the hottest new and upcoming releases!

Ahead Of Their Time by Zach Meston and J. Douglas Arnold

Game systems have come and gone over the course of time. Some never make it to the store shelves. Join us as we take a nostalgic look at game systems that were on the cutting edge of gaming technology, but didn't quite make it.


Video-Game Previews

  • Super Turrican (SNES)
  • BattleWheels (Lynx)
  • Brett Hull Hockey (SNES)
  • Dream Probe (SNES)
  • James Bond 007 - The Duel (Gen)
  • Mick and Mack as the Global Gladiators (GG)
  • Tony La Russa Baseball (Gen)
  • Duck Tales 2 (NES)
  • Cool Spot (Gen)
  • Ultima VI - The False Prophet (SNES)
  • Pocky & Rocky (SNES)

Video-Game Reviews

  • Mutant League Football (Gen)
  • MechWarrior (SNES)
  • Bomberman '93 (TG16/TurboDuo)
  • Road Avenger (SCD)
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster's Hidden Treasure (Gen)
  • Super Sidekicks (NeoGeo)
  • Paperboy 2 (Gen)
  • Fatal Fury (SNES)
  • Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Trouble in Wackyland (NES)
  • Magic Johnson's Super Slam Dunk (SNES)
  • Syd Mead's Terraforming (TG16SCD/TurboDuo)
  • Tom & Jerry (SNES)
  • The Incredible Crash Dummies (NES)

Computer-Game Previews

  • Battletoads (PC)
  • Dragon Knight III (PC)
  • Jump Jet (PC)
  • AD&D Unlimited Adventures: Fantasy Construction Kit (PC)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds (PC)
  • Alone in the Dark (PC)
  • Gobliins 2 (PC)
  • Car and Driver (PC)
  • Push-Over (Amiga/PC)
  • Eric the Unready (PC)
  • The Magic Candle III (PC)
  • The Koshan Conspiracy (PC)
  • Maelstrom (PC)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

Tip Sheet by Chris Bieniek

  • Ninja Commando (NeoGeo)
  • Black Hole Assault (SCD)

Yea & Nay (opinions; this section is not mentioned in this issue's TOC; includes 'Could It Be...?' sidebar)

News Bits compiled by David S. Moskowitz

  • Top Coin-Ops for January 1993
  • Top Video Games for January 1993
  • VG&CE Says Mahalo to Competition
  • Sega's Appeal Rejected
  • Responsible Play Promoted
  • Sony Imagesoft to Produce ESPN Games
  • SPA Skewers Record Number of Software Pirates
  • Sony to Distribute Acclaim Games in Europe
  • CH Products Releases Virtual Pilot
  • MECC Locks Up Freedom
  • EA Releases Rental-Only Cartridge
  • Top Computer Games for September 1992
  • American Sammy Reorganizes
  • IBM Posts $5.46 Billion Loss
  • Sega to Develop Virtual Reality Headset
  • Hudson Snags Major Licenses
  • SPA Announces Awards for Sierra On-Line and Interplay
  • Gates to Design Police Quest IV
  • VG&CE Replay - Real History - No Foolin' (sidebar)

Easter Egg Hunt by Chris Bieniek

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Gen)
  • Exile (TG16CD/TurboDuo)
  • Aquaventura (Amiga)
  • Bomberman (TG16/TurboDuo)
  • Super Star Wars (SNES)
  • Road Runner's Death Valley Rally (SNES: Game Genie codes)
  • Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge (NES)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Gen; Game Genie Codes)
  • R.C. Pro-Am II (NES; Game Genie codes)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - The Hyperstone Heist (Gen; Game Genie codes)
  • Looney Tunes (GB; Game Genie codes)

Gaming On The Go by Chris Bieniek (portable game reviews; this section is not listed in this issue's TOC)

  • Kid Dracula (GB)
  • Spider-Man - Return of the Sinister Six (GG)
  • Pit-Fighter (Lynx)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (GB)

Fandango - It's baaaack! by Chris Bieniek (fanzine reviews)

(Totally Super NES; Classic Systems & Games Monthly; The Video Game Revolution; The 2600 Connection; Neo World)


Advertiser Index

Reader Survey

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

Electronic Arts' Mutant League Football for the Genesis adds a ghoulish new twist to the gridiron game. Turn to page 36 for a feature review of this exciting new cartridge. Cover Art: Jim McDermott.

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 51
    Month: April
    Year: 1993
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Pages: 96
    Price: $3.95/$4.50 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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