"Ultra 64: Nintendo's shot at the title. It was the best kept secret in videogames. Some people say that it still is. Ultra 64's launch at Tokyo's Shosinkai exposition on November 24 was the most anticipated videogaming event of the 1990's, possibly of all time. What could be more momentous than the world's most powerful game machine from the world's most powerful game company?"
"Throughout the history of gaming, the flared red Atari badge remained an enduring fixture. Formed in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell, Atari is the oldest videogame company in the world. Pong, the VCS 2600, the ST computers, the Lynx and now the Jaguar, all have emerged from Atari's Silicon Valley Headquarters — to meet with varying degrees of success."
"Delphine Software, known for such blockbusters as Out Of This World and Flashback, have been hard at work on EA's first fighting game: Shaq-Fu. Imagine flawless animation from the talented animators at Delphine mixed with one on one fighting, Shaq, and... aliens? Uh-huh, aliens. Our story begins with Shaq decides to do a little sightseeing in downtown Tokyo a few hours before an exhibition match. He meets an elderly Kung-fu master who informs him that he is destined... to bring back peace and order to the world."
"A game for all platforms? Tomb Raider epitomizes game development in the fall of 1996. It's fast, brash, violent, beautiful — and not available on the Mac. And now, thanks to Core Design, it's possible to be an explorer without even leaving your seat. Thanks to Tomb Raider."
"Set your phasers to 'Oh shit!', here comes Klingon Honour Guard. Some people have said that PC Zone writer Steve Hill looks a bit like a Klingon. As a result, he hates Star Trek; but he can't get enough of MicroProse's new first-person shooter."