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Rescue Rangers – Nintendo Power (July/Aug 1990) – PTP014

Jump into the July/August issue of Nintendo Power, featuring the next installment in Disney and Capcom’s NES collaboration, Chip ‘N Dale Rescue Rangers. Hot of the heels of releasing Ducktales, Capcom was quick to transform another Disney Afternoon classic cartoon in a fantastic console title. Rather than rinse and repeat, Rescue Rangers introduces some exciting  new gameplay mechanics, and a collaborative 2-player mode. Listen below!

Nintendo Power Issue 14 Chip N Dale

Here’s what’s inside…

  • Learn more about the Capcom/Disney partnership.
  • Find out how Chip ‘N Dale is connected with modern franchises like Resident Evil.
  • Hear about the hottest upcoming gamepaks from Summer CES, 1990.
  • Check out Nintendo Power’s reviews of Snake’s Revenge and Crystalis.
  • Listen to some music from Chip ‘N Dale, Crystalis, and Castlevania III.
  • Preview the latest games, like Castlevania, and Maniac Mansion!
  • Wait, was there a Punchout! II ?!?!
  • Even more Final Fantasy…
  • …and much much more

A few games mentioned…

  • Final Fantasy
  • Chip ‘N Dale Rescue Rangers
  • Snake’s Revenge
  • Golgo 13: The Mafat Conspiracy
  • Crystalis
  • TMNT: The Arcade Game
  • Dr. Mario
  • Mega Man III
  • The Simpsons
  • Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse
  • Maniac Mansion
  • Mission: Impossible

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

  1. Super Mario Bros. 3
  2. Batman
  3. Super Mario Bros. 2
  4. Mega Man II
  5. Zelda II– The Adventure of Link
  6. Tetris
  7. The Legend of Zelda
  8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  9. Tecmo Bowl
  10. Shadowgate

Songs featured in this episode…

Disney Afternoon Theme Song (Source)
Azureflux – Eat My Chips (Bandcamp)
Chip ‘N Dale Soundtrack via WiiGuy (YouTube)
Castlevania III: The Beginning (Bandcamp)

Articles/Links referenced in this episode…

Hardcore Gaming 101: Capcom/Disney NES Games  (Link)
Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers on Wikipedia (Link)

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Check out these videos for Rescue Rangers!

In our next adventure…

Mission: Impossible
Maniac Mansion
Final Fantasy
and much more!

Read this Nintendo Power issue…

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