Nintendo Power V49 is the June 1993 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It featured Battletoads & Double Dragon on it's cover. This issue had reviews for Battletoads games on all three gaming devices. The contents of the issue are as follows.

Super NES


The first SNES game featured in the magazine is B.O.B.. The 8-page article has a description of the character's weapons, as well as maps for Stages 1–6.


The next featured article reviews Taz-Mania. The short article lists the title, Kiwi count and time for each Level within Acts 1-5.

Super Casino Games

This article had brief reviews of casino games for the Super NES. The games included here are Vegas Stakes and Super Caesars Palace.

Yoshi's Cookie

Yoshi's Cookie box art

The next article discusses Yoshi's Cookie. The 2-page article talks about the different game modes and a few strategies.

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

The last SNES article features Battletoads in Battlemaniacs. It contains maps for Ragnarok Canyon, The Hollow Tree, Turbo Tunnel, and The Snake Pit.

Power University

This 2-page article discusses the technical aspects of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and it's differences from the Sega Genesis.

Star Fox comic

This is Act 5 of a comic based on Star Fox. This is where Fox McCloud and his team confront Andross and ultimately defeat him.

Take Control

This 4-page article lists and describes the many different Super NES controllers and accessories including the Super Advantage, the Super Multitap, the Super Scope, and the Super NES Mouse.

Classified Information

The Classified Information section reveals codes and hidden secrets in certain games. Games featured in this section include:

Game Secrets
Spider-Man and the X-Men (SNES) Extra heroes
SimEarth (SNES) Scenario select
Star Fox (SNES) Secret area, Secret ending
Best of the Best: Championship Karate (SNES) Kumate warp
Gradius III (SNES) Arcade mode, Weapon select, Demo mode
On the Ball (SNES) Special passwords
Sky Kid (NES) Continue code
Yoshi's Cookie (NES) Special game select
Bump 'n' Jump (NES) Continue code

Game Boy

Battletoads in Ragnarok's World

The first Game Boy article takes a look at Battletoads in Ragnarok's World. The 5-page article has map illustrations for the Turbo Tunnel and The Snake Pit.

Bubble Bobble Part 2

The next article features Bubble Bobble Part 2. It has brief tips on riding air waves and bouncing on bubbles.

Titus the Fox

Titus the Fox is the next game featured. It talks about hidden stairways within the Levels and picking up boxes and balloons.

Raging Fighter

The last Game Boy game featured is Raging Fighter. The article lists the characters in the game and gives their statistics.

Counselor's Corner

Counselor's Corner is a feature in which the writers of the magazine would respond to game-related questions in the hope of getting the player out of a tough spot in various games. The games featured in this issue are Prince of Persia (SNES), The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare (SNES), Kwirk (GB), Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (NES), and Destiny of an Emperor (NES).

Nester's Adventures

As in previous issues, a Nester's Adventures comic is featured here. This one portrays Nester in a Batman Returns setting.


Battletoads & Double Dragon

Battletoads & Double Dragon box art

The first featured NES game is the cover story, Battletoads & Double Dragon. The article has maps for The Colossus, Inside Colossus, The Base, and Missile Madness.

Fire 'N Ice

Fire 'N Ice is the next game featured. The article provides tips for different puzzle situations.

NES Hockey Games

The next article reviews some of the ice hockey games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Those games include Pro Sport Hockey and Hit the Ice.

Nester's Father's Day Challenge

This article lists tips and strategies for different multiplayer NES games such as Tecmo Super Bowl, Tecmo NBA Basketball, Dr. Mario, Rampart, Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road, and The Chessmaster.

Top 20

The "Top 20" section of the magazine lists the top 20 NES, Game Boy, and Super NES games as ranked by the readers. The following are the first 5 for each game system from this issue.

Now Playing

This article lists new game releases and ratings for those games. It also has a very brief overview of a few of them. Some of the top-rated games in this section include (in alphabetical order):

Pak Watch

The Pak Watch section showcased games that were scheduled for release. It gave the reader a quick glance at future games. Some of the games seen in this section include Super Slap Shot (SNES), The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt (NES), Jurassic Park (both NES & SNES versions), Super Mario All-Stars (SNES), Rock 'N Roll Racing (SNES), and ClayFighter (SNES).

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