Nintendo Power V68 is the January 1995 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It features The Adventures of Batman & Robin on it's cover. This marks a major turning point in Nintendo Power because the title/logo on the cover has been updated and redesigned. The interior designs and layout have been updated as well. The publishers added "Take 2 Reviews", which are 2-page previews of upcoming games that are scattered throughout the magazine. This January issue also came with a subscribers-only bonus cover.

Super NES

The Lion King

The first SNES game featured in the magazine is The Lion King, based on the popular Disney animated film. The 8-page article provides maps for The Pridelands, Can't Wait to be King, The Elephant Graveyard, and Simba's Exile. It then promises to have more information in the following issue.


The next article features the role-playing game Robotrek. It provides a World Map and brief details about a few of the areas.

The Adventures of Batman & Robin

This next section showcases the cover story, The Adventures of Batman & Robin, based on the cartoon Batman: The Animated Series. The article lists attacks and weapons, and also provides a few maps.

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

The next featured game is Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure. The article includes maps for Stages 1-4.

Street Racer

This next section showcases Street Racer. It describes the different Cup championships and also has character details.

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy Starship Bridge Simulator

The next article discusses Star Trek: Starfleet Academy Starship Bridge Simulator. It provides some details for numerous missions.


The next article is about Animaniacs, based on the popular television animated series. The article gives a brief look at what to expect in each level.

Take 2 Reviews

Take 2 Reviews were brief 2-page previews of upcoming games. The Super NES games featured in this issue are: X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse, Lemmings 2: The Tribes, Dragon View, Aero the Acro-Bat 2, Brutal: Paws of Fury, Kid Klown in Crazy Chase, and Biker Mice from Mars.

Bonus Issue '95


Nintendo PowerFest '94

This section of the magazine was exclusive to subscribers and members of the Super Power Club. It looked back on the most popular games of 1994 and had previews of upcoming games in 1995. It also had a couple pages about Nintendo PowerFest '94.

Virtual Boy Update

This section examined the upcoming Virtual Boy much more in-depth.

Classified Information

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

Game Secrets
Donkey Kong Country (SNES) Sound test, Bonus games
The Jungle Book (SNES) Stage select
Shien's Revenge (SNES) Extra continues, Special weapons, Super easy mode, Super hard mode
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls (SNES) More codes, Disable throws
Super Bomberman 2 (SNES) Power-up
Total Carnage (SNES) Secret voices
Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel (SNES) The squirrel horde
The Jungle Book (NES) Jungle cheat
Contra III: The Alien Wars (GB) Level skip
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB) Super cheat code

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 Demon's Crest (SNES), Illusion of Gaia (SNES), The Lord of the Rings, Vol. 1 (SNES), and SeaQuest DSV (GB).

Game Boy


This Game Boy article reviews NBA Jam. It lists the statistics for each team.

Daffy Duck: The Marvin Missions

The article discusses Daffy Duck: The Marvin Missions. It provides maps for the first 3 Stages.

Madden 95

This article talks about Madden 95. It gives brief details on how the sport of football is played.

Power Charts

The "Power Charts" section of the magazine replaced the old "Top 20" in previous volumes. The Power Charts lists the top 20 Super NES games and only the top 10 Game Boy 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 Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition (SNES), Kirby's Avalanche (SNES) and Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure (SNES).

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