Nintendo Power V76 is the September 1995 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It features Killer Instinct 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

Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct box art

The first Super NES article is the cover story, Killer Instinct. The 12-page article provides details for each fighter within the game.

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest

The next featured game is Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. The article gives a glimpse of what the game is about and looks like, providing screenshots and 3D model artwork.


The next SNES game featured in the magazine is Doom. The article has maps for 8 different areas in Scenario One.

Castlevania: Dracula X

Castlevania: Dracula X is the next Super NES game reviewed. It provides maps for Stages 1-4.

The Mask

The next article reviews The Mask, based on the film of the same name. Maps for four different levels are provided.

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

The next reviewed game is Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. It just gives a brief look at what to expect in each level.

Virtual Boy

Red Alarm

The first Virtual Boy article talks about Red Alarm. It explains what to expect in the first four stages.


The next game reviewed is Golf. It discusses different scenarios.

Take 2 Reviews

Take 2 Reviews were brief 2-page previews of upcoming games. The Super NES game featured in this issue is Syndicate.

Epic Center

Chrono Trigger box art

This article would give strategies for certain role-playing games. Some of the games listed here included Chrono Trigger, Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire and Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen.

Men of Power: An Insider Interview with Nintendo's Top Team

This article is an interview with Nintendo of America's then-president Minoru Arakawa and chairman Howard Lincoln. They discuss the upcoming Nintendo 64 and the future of the company.

Classified Information

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

Game Secrets
Street Racer (SNES) Car modification
Super Bomberman 2 (SNES) Jumper Man
Lemmings 2: The Tribes (SNES) Sound test
Cybernator (SNES) Free napalm
Fatal Fury Special (SNES) Hidden fighters
Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures (SNES) Pattern test
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures (SNES) Adventure passwords
Samurai Shodown (GB) Bonus samurai
The Lion King (GB) Level skip
Final Fantasy Legend II (GB) Bonus sounds
World Heroes 2 Jet (GB) Another boss 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 Tecmo Secret of the Stars (SNES), Blackthorne (SNES), Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen (SNES), and Donkey Kong Land (GB).

Game Boy

Super Game Boy Classics

The Game Boy article discusses a "2-in-1" game: Arcade Classic 3: Galaga + Galaxian, briefly talking about the gameplay.

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 NHL 96 (SNES), Lost Vikings 2 (SNES), Arcade Classic 4: Defender + Joust (GB), and Wayne Gretzky and the NHLPA All-Stars (SNES).