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Super Play Issue 1 is first issue of the popular Super Nintendo Entertainment System magazine Super Play. It features a chibi Link from the The Legend of Zelda series along with anime/manga-influenced style characters done by artist Wil Overton which his style will be used in future covers of the magazines run.

Super Express

Mario The Movie

Super SWIV

Super Play Hot List

RoboCop 3

The Biggest UK Games Show Ever

Future Entertainment Show 1992

Only In Japan

Axelay

Cartridge Power

Test Drive II: The Dual

WarpSpeed

Charts Across The World

Official Penguin Gallup UK Charts
1. WWF Super WrestleMania
2. Super Smash T.V.
3. Lemmings
4. The Addams Family
5. Super Castlevania IV

 

6. Super Soccer
7. F-ZERO
8. Super Tennis
9. Top Gear
10. U.N. Squadron

UK Import Charts
1. Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
2. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
3. Contra III: The Alien Wars
4. Super Smash T.V.
5. Krusty's Super Fun House

 

6. SimCity
7. The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
8. Super Castlevania IV
9. Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
10. U.N. Squadron

Japanese Chart
1. Super Mario Kart
2. Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
3. Tecmo Team Soccer
4. Mario Paint
5. Parodius

 

6. Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving
7. Prince of Persia
8. Light Fantasy
9. Kings Quest
10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time

American Charts
1. Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
2. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
3. F-ZERO
4. Super Play Action Football
5. Soper Mario World

 

6. Final Fantasy 2
7. PGA Golf Tour
8. Super Castlevania IV
9. Contra III: The Alien Wars
10. Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts

UK Release Previews

Acclaim Entertainment

Activision

Accolade

  • Test Drive II: The Duel
  • Universal Soldier
  • WarpSpeed

Anco/Imagineer

Electronic Arts

Gremlin Graphic

Hudson Soft

MicroProse

Mindscape

Ocean Software

Renegade

System 3

Titus Software

Tradewest

  • Jack Nicklaus Golf
  • Super Battletoads
  • Super Double Dragon
  • Super Off Road

Ubisoft

Anime World

Anime Featured

  • Akira
  • City Hunter
  • Detonator Orgun
  • Porco Rosso

Feature

Digital Signal Processor chip

The Super Nintendo: Your Complete Guide

Fill This In!

Super Play Interview

Software Creations

Player's Guide

Prince of Persia

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior

Super Tennis

Import Reviews

Title Publisher Score Reviewer
The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare
Acclaim Entertainment
91%
Jonathan Davies
Cameltry
Taito Corporation
52%
Jonathan Davies
Dinosaur
Irem
83%
Jonathan Davies
Hook
Sony Imagesoft
72%
Jason Brookes
Out of this World
Interplay
81%
Jason Brookes
Golden Fighter
Culture Brain
42%
Jason Brookes
Phalanx
Kemco
70%
Matt Bielby
Super Bowling
Athena
48%
Matt Bielby
Super F1 Circus
Nichibutsu
83%
Matt Bielby
F1 Grand Prix
Video System
66%
Matt Bielby
Battle Grand Prix
Video System
72%
Matt Bielby
GPX Cyber Formula
Takara
70%
Matt Bielby
Super Mario Kart
Nintendo
93%
Jonathan Davies
Matt Bielby
Super Pang
Capcom
72%
Jonathan Davies
Xandra's Big Adventure
Namco
88%
Jason Brookes

UK Reviews

Title Publisher Score Reviewer
Dragon's Lair (SNES)
Elite Systems
82%
Jonathan Davies
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
Capcom
94%
Jason Brookes
Super Smash TV
Acclaim Entertainment
84%
Jonathan Davies
Super Castlevania IV
Konami
91%
Jonathan Davies
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja
Elite Systems
72%
Jonathan Davies
Krusty's Super Fun House
Acclaim Entertainment
79%
Jonathan Davies
F-Zero
Nintendo
86%
Jonathan Davies
Pilotwings
Nintendo
92%
Jonathan Davies
SimCity
Nintendo
84%
Jonathan Davies
Super R-Type
Irem
72%
Jonathan Davies
Super Tennis
Nintendo
92%
Jonathan Davies
The Addams Family (SNES)
Ocean Software
82%
Jonathan Davies
Super Soccer
Nintendo
83%
Jonathan Davies
WWF Super WrestleMania
Acclaim Entertainment
74%
Jonathan Davies
U.N. Squadron
Capcom
91%
Jonathan Davies
Final Fight
Capcom
86%
Jonathan Davies

Mode 7

Mode 7 section of the magazine where they give tips on cheat codes on each game. Here are the games included:

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What Cart?

Shoot-'em-up

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Blazeon
Atlus
None
8-Mbit
1
4
Contra Spirts
Konami
Contra III: The Alien Wars (NA)
Super Probotector (UK)
8-Mbit
2
9
Darius Twin
Taito Corporation
none
8-Mbit
2
7
D-Force
Asmik Corporation
none
8-Mbit
1
2
Gradius III
Konami
none
4-Mbit
1
7
HyperZone
HAL Laboratory
none
8-Mbit
1
3
Parodius
Konami
none
8-Mbit
1
9
Phalanx
Kemco
none
8-Mbit
1
7
Raiden Trad
Toei Animation
none
8-Mbit
2
4
Strike Gunner
Athena
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Super Aleste
Athena
Space Megaforce (NA)
8-Mbit
1
8
Super E.D.F.: Earth Defense Force
Jaleco Entertainment
None
8-Mbit
1
6
Super R-Type
Irem
None
8-Mbit
1
7
Super Smash TV
Irem
None
4-Mbit
2
8
Syvalion
Toshiba EMI
None
8-Mbit
1
6
Thunder Spirits
Toshiba EMI
None
8-Mbit
1
6
U.N. Squadron
Capcom
Area 88 (JP)
8-Mbit
1
9

Driving Games

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving
LOZC
None
8-Mbit
2
7
Battle Grand Prix
Naxat Soft
None
8-Mbit
2
6
F-ZERO
Nintendo
None
4-Mbit + BB
1
8
F-1 Exhaust Heat
SETA Corporation
F1 ROC (NA)
4-Mbit + BB
1
7
GPX Cyber Formula
Takara
Cyberspin (NA)
8-Mbit
1
6
Super Mario Kart
Nintendo
None
4-Mbit + BB
2
9
Paper Boy 2
Mindscape
None
4-Mbit
1
3
RPM Racing
Interplay
None
4-Mbit + BB
2
6
Super F1 Circus
Nichibutsu
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
8
Super F1 Grand Prix
Video System
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
5
Super Off Road
Tradewest
None
4-Mbit
2
7
Top Gear
Kemco
None
4-Mbit
2
8

Strategy

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Air Manager (JP)
Kemco
None
8-Mbit + BB
4
Impossible to Judge
Earth Light
Hudson Soft
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge
Gundam F-91
Bandai
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
6
Populous
Imagineer
None
4-Mbit + BB
1
8
SimCity
Nintendo
None
4-Mbit + BB
1
8
SimEarth
Imagineer
None
6-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge
Zen War III
Wolfteam
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge

Simulations

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Pilotwings
Nintendo
None
4-Mbit
1
8
Super Battletank
Absolute Entertainment
None
4-Mbit
1
5

Beat-'em-ups

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Astral Bout
A-Wave
None
8-Mbit
2
4
Battle Blaze
Sammy Corporation
None
8-Mbit
2
7
Final Fight
Capcom
None
8-Mbit
1
8
Final Fight Guy
Capcom
None
8-Mbit
1
8
Golden Fighter
Culture Brain
None
8-Mbit
1
4
River City Ransom 2
Technos Japan
None
8-Mbit
2
Impossible to Judge
Last Fighter Twin
Banpresto
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Rival Turf!
Jaleco Entertainment
Rushing Beat
8-Mbit
2
7
Pit-Fighter
THQ
None
4-Mbit
1
2
Ranma 1/2
NCS
None
8-Mbit
2
8
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
Capcom
None
16-Mbit
2
9
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time
Konami
None
8-Mbit
2
7
Ultraman: Towards the Future
Bandai
None
8-Mbit
1
6

Sports Games

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Augusta Masters 3D Golf
T&E Soft
None
8-Mbit + BB
4
8
Extra Innings
Sony Imagesoft
Ganba League Baseball (JP)
8-Mbit + BB
2
7
Fire Dodgeball
Sunsoft
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Hat Trick Hero (JP)
Taito Corporation
Super Soccer Champ
4-Mbit
2
7
HAL's Hole in One Golf
HAL Laboratory
None
8-Mbit
4
7
Jack Nicklaus Golf
Tradewest
None
4-Mbit
4
6
John Madden Football
Electronic Arts
None
4-Mbit
2
5
Pebble Beach Golf Links
T&E Soft
None
8-Mbit + BB
4
8
Nolan Ryan's Baseball
Romstar
None
4-Mbit
2
7
PGA Tour Golf
Electronic Arts
None
4-Mbit
4
6
Pro Soccer
Imagineer
None
4-Mbit + BB
2
3
SD Dodgeball
Banpresto
None
8-Mbit + BB
2
5
Space Football
Triffix
None
4-Mbit
1
6
Super Baseball Simulator 1.000
Culture Brain
None
4-Mbit
2
6
Super Bases Loaded (US)
Jaleco Entertainment
Super Professional Baseball (JP)
8-Mbit
2
6
Super Bases Loaded II (US)
Jaleco Entertainment
Super Professional Baseball II(JP)
8-Mbit
2
6
Super Birdie Rush
Data East
None
8-Mbit + BB
2
7
Super Bowling
Athena
None
4-Mbit
2
4
Super Cup Soccer
Jaleco Entertainment
None
4-Mbit
2
6
Super Dunkshot (JP)
HAL Laboratory
NCAA Basketball (NA)
8-Mbit
2
8
Super Fire Pro Wrestling
Human Entertainment
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Super Soccer
Human Entertainment
Nintendo
Super Formation Soccer (JP)
4-Mbit
2
8
Super Tennis
Tonkin House
None
4-Mbit
2
9
Super WWF
Acclaim Entertainment
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Tecmo Team Soccer
Tecmo
None
8-Mbit + BB
2
Impossible to Judge
Ultimate Football
Sammy Corporation
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Waialae Country Club
T&E Soft
None
8-Mbit
4
8
World Championship Boxing
Sofel
None
4-Mbit
2
3

Platform Games

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
The Addams Family (SNES)
Ocean Software
None
8-Mbit
1
7
Dinosaures (JP)
Irem
DinoCity (NA)
8-Mbit
1
8
Dragon's Lair (SNES)
Elite System
None
4-Mbit
1
8
Home Alone
THQ
None
4-Mbit
1
2
Hook
Sony Imagesoft
None
8-Mbit
1
7
Jerry Boy
Sony Imagesoft
Smartball (NA)
8-Mbit
1
6
Joe & Mac
Data East
Elite System
None
8-Mbit
2
7
Krusty's Super Fun House
Acclaim Entertainment
None
8-Mbit
1
8
Magic Sword
Capcom
None
8-Mbit
1
6
Metal Jacket
Atlus
None
8-Mbit
1
2
Musya
Datam
None
8-Mbit
1
3
Out of This World
Interplay
None
8-Mbit
1
8
Prince of Persia
NCS
None
8-Mbit
1
8
Spanky's Quest
Natsume
None
4-Mbit
1
5
Super Adventure Island
Hudson Soft
None
8-Mbit
1
7
Super Castlevania IV
Konami
None
8-Mbit
1
9
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
Capcom
None
8-Mbit
1
8
Super Mario World
Capcom
None
4-Mbit + BB
1
9
Super Valis
Telenet
None
8-Mbit
1
5

Puzzle Games

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
Bombuzal (JP)
Kemco
Ka-Blooey
4-Mbit
1
4
Chessmaster
Mindscape
None
4-Mbit
1
5
Lemmings
Sunsoft
None
8-Mbit
2
9
Othello World
Tsukuda Original
None
8-Mbit
2
6
Super Shanghai
Hot-B
None
8-Mbit
1
6

RPG/Adventure Games

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
ActRaiser
Enix
Quintet
None
6/8-Mbit + BB
1
9
Arcana (NA)
HAL Laboratory
Card Master (JP)
8-Mbit + BB
1
6
Dragon Ball Z
Bandai
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge
Drakkhen
Kemco
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
6
Final Fantasy II (US)
Square Co.
Final Fantasy IV (JP)
8-Mbit + BB
1
8
Kings Quest V
Bronson
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge
Lagoon
Kemco
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
7
The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
Konami
Goemon 3
8-Mbit
2
9
Romance of the Three Kingdoms II
Koei
None
8-Mbit + BB
12
5
SD Great Battle
Banpresto
None
6-Mbit
1
4
SD Gundam
Bandai
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge
Soul Blader
Enix
None
8-Mbit + BB
2
8
Super Chinese World
Culture Brain
None
8-Mbit
1
Impossible to Judge
Super Ninja
Koei
None
12-Mbit + BB
1
Impossible to Judge
Super Wagan Island
Namco
None
8-Mbit
1
Impossible to Judge
Xardion
Asmik Corporation
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
4
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys
Tonkin House
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
7
Zelda 3: A Link to the Past
Tonkin House
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
9

Miscellaneous

Title Publisher Alternate Name Media Storage Player Score
The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare
Acclaim Entertainment
None
8-Mbit
1
9
Cameltry
Taito Corporation
None
8-Mbit
1
5
Mario Paint
Nintendo
None
8-Mbit + BB
1
5
Pang
Nintendo
None
4-Mbit
1
5
The Rocketeer
IGS
None
8-Mbit
1
3

Databook

Staff


Magazine

Triva

This cover shown on the Prototype cover was originally planned to be main cover for the first issue but was change at the last minute.


External Links

Super Play Issue 1 at Out-of-Print Archive website

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