Nintendo Power V73 is the June 1995 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It features WeaponLord on it's cover.

Power Charts

Donkey Kong Country box art

The "Power Charts" section of the magazine 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.

Super NES


The first SNES article is about EarthBound. The 10-page article provides an in-depth preview of the then-upcoming game.


The next featured game is WeaponLord. The article gives details for the main fighters.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Crossroads of Time

The next SNES game featured in the magazine is Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Crossroads of Time, based on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine TV series. The article provides maps for Missions One and Two.

Killer Instinct

The next article features Killer Instinct. The article has details about the gameplay.

Dirt Trax FX

This article reviews Dirt Trax FX. It lists the eight riders and provides maps of numerous courses.

Super Turrican 2

Super Turrican 2 is the subject of this SNES article. It provides a few tips for Stages 1-4.

Prehistorik Man

This article takes a look at Prehistorik Man. The article has maps for Levels 2 and 15.

Epic Center

This article would give strategies for certain role-playing games. Some of the games listed here included Chrono Trigger, Rise of the Phoenix and Illusion of Gaia.

Classified Information

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

Game Secrets
Kirby's Dream Course (SNES) Extra courses
Kirby's Avalanche (SNES) Special options
Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City (SNES) Super passwords
C2: Judgement Clay (SNES) Speed code, Random select
ClayFighter: Tournament Edition (SNES) Shrink code
X-Kaliber 2097 (SNES) Invincibility code
The Death and Return of Superman (SNES) Super power code
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (SNES) Level select code
Street Racer (SNES) Hidden bonus tracks
Madden NFL 95 (SNES) One-minute hustle
Rocko's Modern Life: Spunky's Dangerous Day (SNES) Bone trick

Virtual Boy

Virtual Boy

This section talked about the development of Virtual Boy.

Take 2 Reviews

Take 2 Reviews were brief 2-page previews of upcoming games. The Super NES game featured in this issue is Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings.

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 Illusion of Gaia (SNES), Brandish (SNES), True Lies (SNES), and Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf (GB).

Life Fitness

This article discusses the Life Fitness Exertainment System, a way to play Super NES games with a stationary exercise bike.

Game Boy

Jungle Strike

The Game Boy article features Jungle Strike. The article provides maps for a few of the levels.

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 Judge Dredd (SNES), NBA Jam: Tournament Edition (GB) and NHL Hockey '95 (GB). This Pak Watch also gives the first glimpses of the Nintendo 64's design (at the time, named "Nintendo Ultra 64").