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VideoGames: The Ultimate Gaming Magazine Issue 84

ISSUE: 84Content


Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Famicom
Ultra 64 (news coverage; the eventual Nintendo 64)
Neo Geo CD (NGCD)


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


"The New Editor Speaks"
VG has a new editor-in-chief and he's Scottish! Find out what he has to say about the state of gaming today. ('The Spice of Life - Since when did variety become a bad thing?;' editorial by Frank O'Connor)

Press Start (news coverage)

  • Ultra 64 Arrives! - Is this the answer to Nintendo's prayers?
  • Saturday Gets Wired with Reboot - The Coolest Show on Saturday Mornings is Coming To Your Next Generation System Next Year!
  • Saturn's New World - When is a Saturn a Neo Geo? Soon! (Sega/SNK licensing agreement)
  • Space Ghost - Coast to Coast (TV show)
  • Toy Story Time! - Disney's movie breaks box office records, while the game breaks technical boundaries!
  • Gabe's Dream Game Gallery - The museum of video games that never were, but just might be. (reader submitted game ideas)
  • The Buzz (news, rumors, speculation; includes 'Big Frank's Bull-O_Meter' sidebar)

We are a guiding light in the darkness. We're here to help. (by Geoff Higgins, Tyrone Rodriguez and Zach Meston)

  • Hint Hotlines! (Tip phone numbers)
  • Mortal Kombat 3 (PS,Gen)
  • Mortal Kombat 3 (SNES)
  • Shinobi Legions (Sat)
  • Street Fighter: The Movie (PS,Sat)
  • NBA Jam: Tournament Edition (PS)
  • Astal (Sat)

Criswell predicts that these games are coming soon! (previews)

  • Toshinden Remix (Sat)
  • Toy Story (Gen,SNES)
  • Galactic Attack (Sat)
  • Resident Evil (PS)
  • Theme Park (PS,Sat)
  • Sega Championship Rally (Sat)
  • Spider-Man: Web of Fire (32X)
  • Buster Brothers Collection (PS,Sat)
  • Impact Racing (PS)
  • Maui Mallard (Gen)
  • Cyberia (Sat)
  • Shockwave 2: Beyond the Gate (3DO)
  • Scramble Cobra (3DO)
  • BC Racers (3DO)
  • Viewpoint (PS)
  • Road Rash (PS)
  • Pretty Fighter X (Sat)
  • D's Diner (Sat)
  • Shellshock (PS)
  • Thunderstrike 2 (Sat)
  • Gex (PS)
  • Bust-A-Move (3DO)
  • Hermy Hopperhead (PS)

Get a box seat, order some peanuts and check out the world of sports gaming.

  • WWF Feature (wish list)
  • Box Score (College Football USA, College Football National Champs comparison)
  • Konami Feature (Konami's upcoming sports games)
  • Games We'd Like To See (sports game ideas)
  • Scouting Reports
    • Mad About Madden (Madden 96)
    • NHL Face-Off


    • FIFA '96 (PS)
    • NBA In The Zone (PS)
    • College Football National Championship II (Gen)
    • Quarterback Attack with Mike Ditka (Sat)
    • World Series Baseball (32X)

What's hot, what's not, and some stuff we're not sure should even exist. (capsule reviews:)

  • Aero Fighters (NGCD)
  • Last Gladiators (Sat)
  • Space Griffon (PS)
  • Wing Arms (Sat)
  • Pulstar (NGCD)
  • Mystaria (Sat)
  • NBA Jam: Tournament Edition (Sat)
  • Killer Instinct (GB)
  • Loaded (PS)
  • Baldies (Jag)
  • I-War (Jag)
  • Battle Morph (Jag)
  • Missile Command 3D (Jag)
  • NBA Jam: Tournament Edition (Jag)
  • Attack of the Mutant Penguins (Jag)

Expanded to an immense four pages so we can answer more questions! Wow. (reader mail)

(by John Patterson; this section is not listed in this issue's TOC)

  • Previews...
    • Blood 'n Hair on the Walls... (Ripper)
    • You Can Own That Galaxy (Into the Void)
    • And They're Off! (Microleague Hooves of Thunder)


    • Rockin' Your Virtual Booty (Interactor cushion)
    • Heads up, Swingers! (Batter Up baseball bat controller)


    • I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream (PC)

A monthly guide to the world of RPG's. This month, we take a look at some import RPG's. (this section is not listed in this issue's TOC)

  • Samurai Shodown RPG (NGCD import)
  • Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean (Sat import)
  • Dragon Quest VI (SF import)
  • RPG News (RPG plans; Sega, Sony, Nintendo)

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    Title: VideoGames: The Ultimate Gaming Magazine Issue 84
    Month: January
    Year: 1996
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Frank O'Connor
    Pages: 100
    Price: $4.99 USA, $5.99 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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