Nintendo Power V78 is the November 1995 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. It features Mortal Kombat 3 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 and top 5 Virtual Boy games as ranked by the readers. The following are the first 5 for each game system from this issue.

Super NES

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3 (SNES) (NA)

Mortal Kombat 3 box art

The first Super NES article is the cover story, Mortal Kombat 3. The 10-page article provides details and statistics for each fighter in the game.

Spider-Man & Venom: Separation Anxiety

The next featured game is Spider-Man & Venom: Separation Anxiety. The article has maps for eight different levels.

The Sports Scene

This article reviews a number of different Super NES sports games, including: NBA Live 96, Madden NFL 96, NHL 96, Wayne Gretzky and the NHLPA All-Stars, and FIFA Soccer 96.

Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure

The next SNES game featured in the magazine is Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure. The article has maps for many of the Levels.

Nintendo Times: 10 Years of NES History

This article celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System, and gave a brief timeline of it's ten-year history.

Take 2 Reviews

Take 2 Reviews were brief 2-page previews of upcoming games. The Super NES games featured in this issue are Big Sky Trooper and Zoop.

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 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
Donkey Kong Country (SNES) Hidden warp
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (SNES) It's Morphin time!
Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse (SNES) Another Mickey
Looney Tunes B-Ball (SNES) Secret moves
Claymates (SNES) Get out of the yard
Primal Rage (SNES) Cheat menu
Robotrek (SNES) Secret library
Uniracers (SNES) Credits code
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy Starship Bridge Simulator (SNES) Kobayashi Maru code
Super Bomberman 2 (SNES) Color change
King Arthur & the Knights of Justice (SNES) End cinema scenes
Killer Instinct (SNES) Slappies, Break-ups, Slo-mos, Eyedol and Turbo mode

Virtual Boy


The first Virtual Boy article talks about Waterworld, based on the film of the same name. It gives a few strategies.

Virtual League Baseball

Virtual League Baseball (NA)

Virtual League Baseball box art

The next game reviewed is Virtual League Baseball. It lists a few statistics for players and teams.

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 Judge Dredd (SNES), Tecmo Secret of the Stars (SNES), Super Punch-Out!! (SNES) and Donkey Kong Land (GB).

Game Boy

Killer Instinct

The first Game Boy article discusses Killer Instinct. It gives an overview of the fighters.

Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

The next article is about Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. It has a map for the Dune Sea and only gives a brief look at the other levels.

Arcade Classics 4: Defender + Joust

Arcade Classics 4: Defender + Joust is the next game reviewed. It gives a brief summary of 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 Virtual Boy Wario Land (VB), Mega Man X3 (SNES), NHL 96 (GB), and Gargoyles (SNES), which was eventually cancelled.

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