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VideoGames: The Ultimate Gaming Magazine Issue 81

ISSUE: 81Content


Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Ultra 64 (news coverage; the eventual Nintendo 64)
Sega CD
Game Boy
Jaguar - Jaguar CD
Neo Geo
Neo Geo CD


(The following is a loose transcription of this issue's Table of Contents. Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.)


Sony vs. Sega - It has begun!
No fence sitter he, Gore takes sides in what is sure to be one of the most significant battles in videogame history. (editorial by Chris Gore)

Press Start

  • A Tale Of Two Game Shoots (Wing Commander IV, Agile Warrior: F-111X; includes interview with Mark Hamill)
  • Soundboard (reader mail)
  • MK Unplugged (Mortal Kombat - The Live Tour stage show)
  • I Want My Gex TV! (MTV promotes Gex)
  • Magball Mania (Magball virtual reality arcade game)
  • The Videogames Interview: Rayman (faux interview)
  • It's A Gas! (fart humor in video games)
  • Primo Promo (various promotional items)
  • The Gore Score (news, rumors, speculation by Chris Gor; includes 'Gore's Industry Mood Meter' sidebar)
  • The Race Is Over
  • Ultra 64: It's not a CD or a Cartridge
  • Sega Saturn Sell-Through
  • 3DO's Big Secret

TIPS & TRICKS (by Chris Bieniek, Geoff Higgins, and Tyrone Rodriguez)
Cheating - a proud American tradition.

  • Hint Hotlines! (Tip phone numbers)
  • Battle Arena Toshinden (PS)
  • Panzer Dragoon (Sat)
  • Daytona USA (Sat)
  • Cosmic Carnage (32X)
  • The Adventures of Batman & Robin (Gen)
  • Earthworm Jim Special Edition (SCD)
  • The Lawnmower Man (Gen)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (SNES)
  • Ballz: The Director's Cut (3DO)
  • XBand (SNES modem)

(Game Genie codes:)

  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (SNES)
  • Tetris & Dr. Mario (SNES)
  • Adventures of Batman & Robin (Gen)
  • Donkey Kong Land (GB)
  • Stargate (GB)


What's new on the high end?
Get ready to read yourself silly. We've got 10 reasons why the PlayStation is the system to beat, late-breaking Ultra-64 developments, and an exclusive look at the new Neo-Geo CD.

  • 10 Reason Why PlayStation Is the System To Beat (by the editors of VideoGames magazine)
  • What's Up With The Ultra 64? An Exclusive Look Inside Nintendo's Hot New System
  • Neo Geo CD - Why You'll Want One

We've seen the future. Wanna peek?

  • Cyber Speedway (Sat)
  • Virtua Fighter Remix (Sat)
  • Clockwork Knight (Sat)
  • Virtua Cop (Sat)
  • World Series Baseball (Sat)
  • Criticom (PS)
  • Tekken 2 (arcade)
  • Alpine Racer (arcade)
  • Vertigo (Sat)
  • Amok (Sat)
  • Spawn (SNES)
  • Quarterback Attack (Sat)

We're not afraid to tell you if it sucks.

  • Mortal Kombat 3 (PS)
  • Jumping Flash! (PS)
  • Kileak: The DNA Imperative (PS)
  • Air Combat (PS)
  • Robotica (Sat)
  • Rayman (PS)
  • Shinobi Legions (Sat)
  • Myst (Sat)
  • Strahl (3DO)
  • Ballz: The Director's Cut (3DO)
  • Killer Instinct (SNES)
  • Mortal Kombat 3 (SNES)
  • Doom (SNES)
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (SNES)
  • Weaponlord (SNES,Gen)
  • The Ooze (Gen)
  • Mortal Kombat 3 (Gen)
  • Virtua Fighter (32X)
  • Power Drive Rally (Jag)
  • Blue Lightning (JagCD)
  • Kabuki Klash (NeoGeo)

We're not afraid to tell you if it sucks - in 50 words or less.

  • The Adventures of Batman & Robin (SCD)
  • Wirehead (SCD)
  • Wild Woody (SCD)
  • Panzer General (3DO)
  • Castlevania: Dracula X (SNES)
  • S.W.A.T. Kats (SNES)
  • Space Pirates (3DO)
  • Demolition Man (SNES)
  • Ultimate Parodius (PS)


  • Shining Wisdom for Saturn
  • Enix's 7th Saga 2 Due in '95
  • Secret of Evermore (SNES; review)
  • Civilization (SNES; review)


  • Athletes Invade The PlayStation (NFL Game Day, NHL Face Off)
  • College Football '96 (Gen; review)
  • NHL 06 (SNES,Gen; review)

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    Title: VideoGames: The Ultimate Gaming Magazine Issue 81
    Month: October
    Year: 1995
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Chris Gore
    Pages: 100
    Price: $4.99 USA, $5.99 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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