Nintendo Power V60 is the May 1994 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It features Super Metroid on its cover.

Super NES[]

Super Metroid[]

Super Metroid (NA)

Super Metroid box art

The first SNES game featured in the magazine is Super Metroid. The 12-page article provides maps and tips on defeating the bosses.

King of Dragons[]

The next article features King of Dragons. The article lists the characters classes and their skills. It also has tips for facing enemies throughout the different stages.

Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics[]

This Super NES article takes a look at Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics. It provides maps for a few of the levels.

The Jetsons: Invasion of the Planet Pirates[]

The next article discusses The Jetsons: Invasion of the Planet Pirates. It lists the numerous power-ups and has maps for stages 1 and 2.

The Sports Scene[]

This 9-page section collects reviews on different sports games including Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! (SNES), Super Bases Loaded 2 (SNES) and the soccer game Super Goal! 2 (SNES).


The next SNES article reviews Spectre. The short article discusses the gameplay.

Knights of the Round[]

This SNES article is about Knights of the Round. It gives details about the characters and has a few maps.

1993 Nintendo Power Awards[]

This issue has the winners of the sixth annual Nintendo Power Awards. Fans and readers were presented the list of nominees in volume 58 and the results were published in this volume. Mortal Kombat, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and R.C. Pro-Am II were voted Best Games Overall for Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy and Nintendo Entertainment System, respectively.

Due to the NES' decreasing prominence, this would be the last Nintendo Power Awards to feature NES games.

Classified Information[]

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

Game Secrets
Soldiers of Fortune (SNES) Power passwords
Super Slap Shot (SNES) Customize teams
NBA Jam (SNES) More special guests, Power up turbo
Wing Commander: The Secret Missions (SNES) Stage select
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters (SNES) Boss code, Final attack
SimAnt (SNES) Army ants
Mega Man X (SNES) Hyruken Mega Man
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB) Boss code

Super Metroid comic[]

This is part 4 of a comic based on the game Super Metroid.

Chapter Four: Samus' Story[]

While Samus Aran is healing from her injuries, the reader gets a flashback and learns about her past.

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 Mega Man X (SNES), Young Merlin (SNES), Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB), Star Wars (GB), and Crystalis (NES).

Super Game Boy[]

This article gives readers a look at the Super Game Boy and how it enhances the old gray-scale Game Boy games.

Game Boy[]

Solitaire FunPak[]

The first Game Boy article reviews Solitaire FunPak. It lists the 12 card games available and gives a few tips for winning.

Black Bass: Lure Fishing[]

The next article reviews Black Bass: Lure Fishing. The short article gives a very brief overview of the game.


Bonk's Adventure[]

Bonks Adventure (NES) (NA)

Bonk's Adventure box art

The NES article is about Bonk's Adventure. It gives a quick preview of what to expect in each level.

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 Super Street Fighter II (SNES), Beauty and the Beast (SNES) and Super Bomberman 2 (SNES).