Nintendo Power Issue #1 – July/August 1988

Episode 48 – The premiere issue of Nintendo Power, from the summer of 1988. Nintendo had been sending out a free newsletter, the Nintendo Fun Club News, to registered Nintendo owners. But in the summer 0f 1988, they made the shift to a full-blown, Nintendo-centric magazine. Nintendo Power was available on the news stands for … Read more

Mega Play Issue #5 – July/August 1991

Episode 47 – Let’s read Mega Play magazine, issue #5 from July/August of 1991. This was a Sega-centric magazine from the publishers of EGM. By the summer of 1991, the Genesis had been out for just shy of 2 years. The Super Nintendo was about to be released, so Sega needed to bring their A-game, … Read more