Cropped excerpt of Nintendo Power #72 Cover

This issue has the results of the 7th annual Nintendo Power Awards.

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It has been a long time since I did Where I Read for a video game magazine, as much of the work I had been putting into my read through of Nintendo Power has been going into the Nintendo Power Retrospectives, and the second magazine I’d been covering – Electronic Gaming Monthly – has made something of a return. However, with my coverage of Nintendo Power for the show having reached 1995, I feel like I’ve lost some perspective on where the game industry was at this point, so I’ve decided to launch a read-through of another magazine, that is contemporaneous for where we are in gaming in the N.P.R.

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We start the Best of the Rest Part 3, with a plethora of strategy games and RPGs.

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Ultima V on GOG: https://www.gog.com/game/ultima_456

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We start the Best of the Rest Part 1, with a whole bunch of platformers.

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Snippet of the cover for Nintendo Power #60

We wrap up Year 6 of Nintendo Power with a classic title, and the results of the Nintendo Power Awards

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This time we’re wrapping up 1993 with issue #55 of Nintendo Power covering December, featuring Aladdin!

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Games Reviewed:

  • Aladdin – Capcom
  • NHL Stanley Cup – Nintendo
  • Clay Fighter – Interplay
  • The Marvin Missions – Sunsoft
  • Battle Cars – Namco
  • Tom & Jerry: Frantic Antics – Hi Tech Expressions
  • Mega Man IV (GB) – Capcom
  • Mega Man VI (NES) – Capcom
  • Tetris II – Nintendo