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Vice: Project Doom – Nintendo Power Volume 24 (May 1991)

You want action? You want adventure? You want futuristic intergalactic narcotics division espionage mystery action and adventure? You got it with Volume 24 of Nintendo Power, featuring Vice: Project Doom! In this issue, we cover another lesser-discussed gem, as well as a few film and TV tie-in games. We also reveal the winners of the 1990 Nintendo Power Awards, or Nesters.

Nintendo Power Issue 24 Vice Project Doom

A few games mentioned…

  • Vice: Project Doom
  • The Rocketeer
  • Lone Ranger
  • The Adventure of Lolo 3
  • Magic Darts
  • Whomp ‘Em
  • Mini Putt
  • Klash Ball
  • Laser Invasion
  • Bill Elliot’s Nascar Challenge
  • Nobunaga’s Ambition III
  • The Bard’s Tale
  • Mysterium
  • Gauntlet II
  • Battle Unit Zeoth
  • Nintendo World Cup
  • Spot
  • The Chessmaster
  • Tecmo Super Bowl
  • Darkman
  • Day Dreamin’ Davey
  • Hudson Hawk
  • Earthbound (Mother)
  • Mike Tyson’s Power Punch
  • Mega Man 4
  • Super R-Type
  • Hal’s Hole in One Golf
  • Battletoads

Top 10 Games (as ranked in the NES 30)…

  1. Super Mario Bros. 3
  2. TMNT II: The Arcade Game
  3. Mega Man III
  4. Final Fantasy
  5. Dr. Mario
  6. Tetris
  7. Crystalis
  8. Dragon Warrior II
  9. NES Play Action Football
  10. Ultima: Quest of the Avatar

Top 10 Gameboy Games…

  1. Super Mario Land
  2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  3. Dr. Mario
  4. FF Legend
  5. Tetris
  6. Gargoyle’s Quest
  7. Castlevania
  8. Batman
  9. Play Action Football
  10. Radar Mission

Songs featured in this episode…

The intro/outro music in this episode is by Azure Flux, and used with permission. 🙂

Miscellaneous selections from Vice: Project Doom and The Lone Ranger.*

*Rights to these tracks are presumably owned by American Sammy and Konami respectively, and are used under fair use for commentary and criticism.

Articles/Links referenced in this episode…

Vice: Project Doom on Wikipedia (Link)
Vice: Project Doom on HardcoreGaming101.net (Link)
Good Nintentions (Link)
NES/Famicom Visual Compendium (Link)

Vice: Project Doom DLC

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In our next adventure…

Battletoads, SNES reveal content and more!

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