Nintendo Power V59 is the April 1994 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It features Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball on it's cover.

Super NES

Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball

The first SNES game featured in the magazine is Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball. The article provides details about the gameplay, tons of screenshots and statistics for every team.

Star Trek: The Next Generation

The next article features Star Trek: The Next Generation. It has 10 pages worth of gameplay information and also provides maps for Missions 1, 2 and 3.

Mickey's Ultimate Challenge

This Super NES article takes a look at Mickey's Ultimate Challenge. The short 2-page article gives a brief look at the game.

X-Kaliber 2097

The next article discusses X-Kaliber 2097. It provides maps for Stages 1-6.

Super Metroid

Super Metroid (NA)

Super Metroid box art

Super Metroid is previewed in the next SNES article. It gives brief details about the upcoming game including features of Samus Aran's suit, new moves and an overview of the maps.

Time Trax

The next SNES article reviews Time Trax, the game based on the TV show of the same name. It contains maps and item locations within those maps.

Turn and Burn: No-Fly Zone

This SNES article is about Turn and Burn: No-Fly Zone. It gives brief tips on offense and defense, as well as a quick overview of some of the Missions.

Super Pinball: Behind the Mask and Pinball Dreams

This last SNES article provides a very brief overview of both Super Pinball: Behind the Mask and Pinball Dreams, and also compares the two.

Classified Information

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

Game Secrets
Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (SNES) Game credits, Unlimited thermal bombs, 99 lives, Ultimate power, High scores
Battletoads & Double Dragon (SNES) Super stage select
Taz-Mania (SNES) Stage select, Extra continues
Inspector Gadget (SNES) Debug mode
NBA Jam (SNES) White House jam, Programmer jam
Battle Cars (SNES) Mystery mode
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters (SNES) Super high speed, Boss stage backgrounds
Ranma ½: Hard Battle (SNES) Configuration code
Super Mario All-Stars (SNES) Bonus Marios
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB) Bonus games

Super Metroid comic

This is part 3 of a comic based on the game Super Metroid.

Chapter Three: Back to the Nest

Samus Aran is hurt on Zebes, then tracks down an old friend to help with her injuries.

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 Lufia & the Fortress of Doom (SNES), Secret of Mana (SNES), Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB), Final Fantasy Legend III (GB), and Crystalis (NES).

Inside Interplay

This article gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the gaming company Interplay. It looks at games in the ClayFighter series among others.

Game Boy

Prehistorik Man

The Game Boy article reviews Prehistorik Man. It provides maps for Stages 1, 2 and 3.


The Jungle Book

Disneys The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book box art

The featured NES game is The Jungle Book, based on the Disney animated film of the same name. The article contains maps for Levels 2, 4, 6, and 8.

Top 20

The "Top 20" section of the magazine lists the top 20 Super NES, Game Boy, and 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 Final Fantasy III (SNES), ClayFighter: Tournament Edition (SNES) and Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (SNES).

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