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This week we stay with the Official Sega Saturn Magazine, but jump back in time a year and a half from last time to issue 3 that came out in january of 1997.
This remastered edition was originally scanned in 2011 and has this past couple of months gone through a meticulous process to fix tons of little lingering issues as well as a couple of bigger ones that have been stamped out with this edition.
There is a ton of great content in this issue so let's get started. First up we have the arcade version of Manx TT, followed by features for Mystaria, Guardian Heroes and Sega Rally. All for the Sega Saturn. On top of this, we also have several Saturn reviews ligned up: Sega Rally, Galactic Attack, Virtua Racing and Worms.

OSSM 3 - january 1996 (UK) (REMASTERED) May 26, 2017

This time we return with a brand new issue of the Official Sega Saturn Magazine. This is the July 1997 issue and features tons of great content. We begin our preview of this issue with two big interviews: AM#3's Akinubu Abe talks about Last Bronx and Hisao Oguchi & Kenji Kanno from AM#3 talk about Top Skater for the arcade. From here we look at a bunch of features and previews for upcoming games: Marvel Super Heroes as well as Resident Evil by Capcom, Sonic Jam on the Saturn and The House of the Dead in the arcades. And finally WipEout 2097, again for the Sega Saturn.

May 19, 2017 Official Sega Saturn Magazine 21 - july 1997 (UK)

This time we return to NGamer with issue 5 that was released in January of 2007.
We start of our review selection with Gotlieb Pinball Classics by FarSight Studios which would later on develop the high-end arcade simulator: The Pinball Arcade, which digitally recreates a ton of classic pinball tables. The review for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess comes at a time where we see Nintendo reinventing the franchise once again with the gorgeous entry: Breath of the Wild. Rayman Raving Rabbits sure was a fun diversion back then. And Wii Sports showed us just how new play controls could really shake up classic sports games.
Besides all these Wii reviews, we also have a bunch of Nintendo DS games previewed as well: Elite Beat Agents might not be as magical as the original Ouendan game, but it's still a ton of fun.
Gunpey Reverse is a peculiar puzzle game, and Yoshi's Island DS tried to take on the impossible challenge of matching up to the original Super Nintendo masterpiece.
Finally we have a big feature that highlights a bunch of must have Virtual Console games: Download: Wii Recommend.

NGamer 5 - january 2007 (UK) April 23, 2017

After tons of Sega love, we return with some well deserved Nintendo love as well as we release the remaster of Super Play issue 11. We begin our preview of this issue with a big interview with Nintendo of America Vice President: Peter Main. This isn't the only interview though as we also have one with Factor 5's Julian Eggebrecht about Super Turrican. After all of this goodness we look at The full story of the Nintendo CD. And we end this update with reviews for Mortal Kombat as well as Super Mario All-Stars.

February 11, 2017 Super Play 11 - september 1993 (UK) (REMASTERED)

Today we return to the Official Sega Magazine with issue 18, where we get some more glimpses at the upcoming Sega Saturn games as well as a couple of top Mega Drive gems.
Our preview for this issue starts of with a feature on Alien Soldier for the Mega Drive, followed by the review for it as well. Then we take a look at two brilliant SNK fighting classics that made their way over to the Mega CD: Samurai Shodown and Fatal Fury Special.
Before we move on to the Saturn games, we take a closer look at the review of Knuckles' Chaotix for the 32X.
Now we turn our attention to Astal and Cyber Speedway, both on the Sega Saturn, before finishing up with a showcase on the arcade version of Virtua Fighter 2.

Official Sega Magazine 18 - june 1995 (UK) January 28, 2017

This week we jump ahead about a year and dive into the remastered version of the Official Sega Saturn Magazine issue 13 from November 1996.
For fans of arcade games, there is a ton of content in this particular issue. Starting with a feature on Real Bout Fatal Fury by SNK and X-Men vs Street Fighter by Capcom. Then we have Virtual On Cyber Troopers for the Sega Saturn as well as an interview with AM#2 on Fighting Vipers.

January 14, 2017 OSSM 13 - november 1996 (UK) (REMASTERED)

We start of the new year with the remastered edition of the Official Sega Saturn Magazine 2.
As always, this new edition has been cleaned up considerably and has quite a few improvements over the old version which was released in 2011. The colour correction makes it look much closer to the original magazine for instance. And everything from the text to possible spots and speck of dust that might have been visible in the old release are cleaned up in this latest version.
As a preview of this issue we have a couple of articles picked out as usual. These include showcases for Vitua Cop, Virtua Fighter 2, X-Men Children of the Atom, and Firestorm Thunderhawk 2.

OSSM 2 - december 1995 (UK) (REMASTERED) January 7, 2017



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