Nintendo Power V77 is the October 1995 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It featured Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island on it's cover.

Power Charts


Killer Instinct 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

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

Super Mario World 2 - Yoshi's Island (NA)

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island box art

The first Super NES article is the cover story, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island. The 16-page article provides details for each type of Yoshi as well as information on Worlds 1-6.

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

The next featured game is Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. The article gives a 4-page preview of the upcoming game.

Batman Forever

The next SNES game featured in the magazine is Batman Forever, based on the film of the same name. The article has maps for 3 different areas.

Primal Rage

Primal Rage is the next Super NES game reviewed. It provides a description of each character.

AAAHH!! Real Monsters

The next article reviews AAAHH!! Real Monsters, based on the Nickelodeon animated series of the same name. It lists the monsters and gives a few tips.

Mega Man 7

The next reviewed game is Mega Man 7. It gives maps for the 8 main stages.

Epic Center

Chrono Trigger (SNES) (NA)

Chrono Trigger box art

This article would give strategies for certain role-playing games. Some of the games listed here included Chrono Trigger, Sid Meier's Civilization and Secret of Evermore.

Classified Information

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

Game Secrets
Earthworm Jim (SNES) Stage select
ActRaiser 2 (SNES) Fight again
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (SNES) Unlimited continues
Mortal Kombat (SNES) Special effects
Aero Fighters (SNES) New pilots, powerful planes
Rise of the Robots (SNES) Big help
Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (SNES) Unlimited help
FIFA International Soccer (SNES) Dream teams and crazy balls
Tetris (GB) Get ahead of yourself
Adventure Island (GB) Continue with all items
Wario Blast: Featuring Bomberman! (GB) More fun passwords

Virtual Boy

Vertical Force

The first Virtual Boy article talks about Vertical Force. It gives a 4-page preview of what to expect in the game.

Panic Bomber

The next game reviewed is Panic Bomber. It previews the upcoming game.

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):

Game Boy

Disney's Aladdin

The first Game Boy article discusses Disney's Aladdin, based on the animated film. It provides maps for Stages 1 and 2.

The Sports Scene


NHL Hockey '95 article

This Game Boy article reviews a number of different Game Boy sports games, including: NBA Jam: Tournament Edition, Madden NFL 96 and NHL Hockey '95.

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 Killer Instinct (SNES), EarthBound (SNES) and Animaniacs (GB).

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 Mortal Kombat 3 (SNES), Earthworm Jim 2 (SNES) and Jack Bros. (VB).

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