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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 9

ISSUE: 9Content


  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Master System
  • Atari ST
  • Atari Lynx
  • IBM PC
  • Amiga
  • Apple II / IIGS
  • Macintosh
  • Commodore 64

FEATURES (Contents page excerpts)

The Atari Lynx: Big Games In Small Packages by Andy Eddy
If you thought Nintendo's Game Boy was exciting, wait until you check out this color portable.

Adventure Island (NES) Strategy Guide, Part II by Bissy and Andy Eddy
The last half of this game is extremely frustrating, but the second part of our strategy guide will carefully lead you through it.

Shinobi (SMS) Strategy Guide by Clayton Walnum (aka 'Becoming a Master Ninja: A Player's Guide to Shinobi')
Ninjas, swords and throwing stars abound in Sega's martial-arts battle, but our hints will help you to survive.

Christmas Computer-Game Preview by Arnie Katz, Bill Kunkel and Joyce Worley
Our correspondents give you the rundown of all the releases that will be out for your holiday shopping.

A Season Ticket With Scott Orr by Bill Kunkel
If you like computer athletics, chances are you've played a game with Orr's influence. VG&CE goes behind the scenes with the king of electronic sports.

Computer-Game Strategies by Frank Tetro
Flex your joystick muscles with our resident expert on The Honeymooners (C64 / PC), Indiana Jones in the Temple of Doom (Amiga / ST / Apple II / C64 / PC) and Road Runner (ST / C64 / PC).


Video-Game Reviews

  • Vegas Dream (NES)
  • California Games (SMS)
  • Mappy-Land (NES)
  • Video Shooter (NES; wireless light gun accessory review)
  • Operation Wolf (NES)
  • Bashi Bazook (NES)
  • Three Stooges (NES)

Computer-Game Reviews

  • Slipheed (Apple IIGS / PC / Mac)
  • Omnicron Conspiracy (PC)
  • Star Saga One: Beyond the Boundary (Apple II / Apple IIGS / PC / Mac)
  • War in Middle Earth (Amiga / Apple IIGS / ST / PC)
  • Time Bandit (Amiga / ST / PC)
  • Reel Fish'n (PC / Amiga / ST)
  • Life or Death (Amiga / Apple IIGS / ST / PC / Mac)


Editor's Letter by Andy Eddy

Reader Mail

News Bits compiled by Joyce Worley

  • The Wages of Sin
  • A Sharp Way to Play Video Games
  • Computer Game Sales Hit $262.6 Million
  • Vette! Contest Gives San Francisco Treat
  • UFO Spotted Over Illinois
  • BattleTech Centers Planned
  • Top Coin-Ops for June 1989
  • D&D Fans Can Win Games for Life
  • Gamers Hear Taito Rap
  • First Star Becomes Intracorp Affiliate
  • Mat Game Champs See Real Matches
  • Etch-A-Sketch Gets Flight Simulator
  • Dragon Mess Cleaned Up
  • Video Gives Game Hints

Easter Egg Hunt

  • Athena (NES)
  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (NES)
  • 1943 (NES)
  • Afterburner (SMS)
  • Deadly Towers (NES)
  • John Elway's Quarterback (NES)
  • Quartet (SMS)

Game Doctor - Questions, Questions, Questions! Not to Mention Answers, Answers, Answers by The Game Doctor (aka Question & Answer)

Inside Gaming - Consumer Electronic Show Confidential by Arnie Katz

Advertiser Index

COVER (Contents page excerpt)

The Lynx, Atari's new portable color game machine, is a handful of video-game excitement. [Lynx not shown actual size.] Photography by Ladi von Jansky.

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    Title: VideoGames & Computer Entertainment Issue 9
    Month: October
    Year: 1989
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Pages: 116
    Price: $2.95 Canada $3.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 8

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