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This magazine was dated November 1995 and priced at £2.95

NewsEdit

PlayStation Wired: Sony arrives with a bang... - 3 pages (6-8)

Sony Signs Sports Stars (12)

Sony tie up sponsorship deals with Prince Naseem Hamed and Carl Fogarty.

Company Vitae: Virgin Interactive - ½ page (15)

Game announcement articles on:-

Mortal Kombat II, Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, Agile Warrior F-111X, Off-World Interceptor Extreme, Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, 3D Baseball, Slam 'n Jam '96 featuring Magic & Kareem, Blazing Dragons (10)
Hi-Octane, Batman Forever, Witchwood, FIFA Soccer '96 (11)
Alone in the Dark: Jack is Back, Alien Trilogy, Hexen, Magic Carpet, Mortal Kombat 3 (12)
Tekken 2, Assault Rigs, Warhawk, Doom (14)
Rave Racer, Lone Soldier, Hardball 5 (15)
Twisted Metal, Actua Golf, Pro Pinball, Braindead 13, Shockwave Assault, Cyberia (16)
NFL Quarterback Club 96, ESPN Extreme Sports, Road Rash, Revolution X, Johnny Bazookatone (17)

FeaturesEdit

In the Indian with... Peter Molyneux - 1 page (18)

Fighting Frenzy - Analysis of the Beat 'em ups reviewed this issue - 1 page (53)

The Definition of Sound (Part One) - 4 pages (80-83)

Video games aren't all just about looks and gameplay anymore. Software companies are recognising that music is just as vital in the overall playing experience. So, Ryan Butt decided that this was the perfect opportunity to indulge his second favourite pastime and write a music feature.

Workstation (Previews)Edit

G-Police - Ian Lynch - 4 pages (20-23)

Total NBA '96 - Ian Lynch - 4 pages (24-27)

Fade to Black - Asam Ahmad - 4 pages (28-31)

Allegiance - Ian Lynch - 3 pages (32-34)

Syndicate Wars - Ian Lynch - 4 pages (36-39)

ReviewsEdit

One of the ratings changes for each review and therefore has not been included in this table. L=Looks, S=Sounds, V=Value

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pgs Pg No(s) L S V Rating (%)
Mortal Kombat 3 Sony Ryan Butt 2 44-45 9 9 8 93
Zero Divide Zoom Ryan Butt 2 46-47 8 8 5 68
Street Fighter: The Movie Acclaim Ryan Butt 2 48-49 8 7 7 85
Tekken Sony Ryan Butt 2 50-51 9 9 8 95
Battle Arena Toshinden Sony Uncredited 1 52 9 7 7 76
Loaded Gremlin Asam Ahmad 2 54-55 9 8 8 85
3D Lemmings Sony Uncredited 1 56 7 6 6 69
Theme Park Electronic Arts Uncredited 1 57 8 8 8 86
NBA Jam T.E. Acclaim Asam Ahmad 2 58-59 9 9 8 90
Striker '96 Warner Interactive Ryan Butt 2 60-61 8 8 8 89
Ace Combat Sony Uncredited 1 62 8 7 7 79
Rapid Reload Sony Uncredited 1 63 6 5 5 71
Wipeout Sony Ryan Butt 2 64-65 9 9 8 94
J-League Winning Eleven Konami Ryan Butt 2 66-67 7 6 6 73
Discworld Sony Steve Hill 1 68 8 7 7 74
Ridge Racer Sony Uncredited 1 69 9 7 8 93
Worms Team 17 Asam Ahmad 2 70-71 8 8 9 92
Boxer's Road Neu Uncredited 1 72 9 7 6 82
WWF Wrestlemania Acclaim Uncredited 1 73 7 7 6 74
Destruction Derby Sony Asam Ahmad 2 74-75 8 9 8 86
The Raiden Project Ocean Uncredited 1 76 6 5 7 68
Rayman Ubisoft Uncredited 1 77 9 7 8 87
Novastorm Sony Uncredited 0.25 78 38
Zeitgeist Taito Uncredited 0.25 78 51
Jumping Flash Sony Uncredited 0.5 78 87
Kileak: The Blood Sony Uncredited 0.25 79 57
Cybersled Sony Uncredited 0.25 79 55
Ground Stroke Tennis Ocean Uncredited 0.5 79 65

TipsEdit

Battle Arena Toshinden, Ridge Racer, Jumping Flash, Parodius, Rayman - (85)

Wipeout - Guide - 2 pages (86-87)

Mortal Kombat 3 - Guide - 4 pages (88-91)

AdvertsEdit

X-Gen Issue 3 (92)

Other CreditsEdit

Deputy Editor

Ian Lynch

Games Editor

Asam Ahmad

Staff Writer

Ryan Butt

Production Editor

Sarah Moran

Editorial Assistant

Simon Lovell

Contributor

Steve Hill (Editorial), Claire Kendrick, Ian Feeney (Art)

Art Director

Mark Kendrick

Publisher

Ian Kenyon

Issue IndexEdit

Play Index
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1995                     Play Issue 1
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1996 Play Issue 3
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2011 Play Issue 200
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2012 Play Issue 213
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2013 Play Issue 226
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2014 Play Issue 239
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2015 Play Issue 252
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2016 Play Issue 265
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2017 Play Issue 277
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