Quake II Magazine Archive: Off-Topic ⁠— Final Fantasy VII

"We all knew they were on their way, but little did we know they would be so soon in coming: Actual screen shots of a game currently in development for Nintendo's Ultra 64! In this world exclusive, we bring you shots of what, in many a gamer's opinion, is THE U64 game: Final Fantasy VII. According to a member of the cart's staff, the demo you see here, which runs under emulation, is currently populated with FFVI characters because the game is so early in development."

Quake II Magazine Archive: Off-Topic ⁠— Final Fantasy III

"The finest RPG ever developed is here. Finally, after 3 years of waiting, Final Fantasy III is here, and it's ready to sap your social life for a few weeks. So, you'd better free up some time during mid-October! 1,000 years ago, the War of the magi razed the land, and the spells cast by the Magi Knights were so powerful that they simply negated each other... and magic ceased to exist. Now, substances like iron, gunpowder and the steam engine have been discovered to fill the hole that magic once occupied... in short, technology. Yet only one man, Kefka, recalls childhood tales of a force known as 'magic,' and will stop at nothing to acquire it."

Quake II Magazine Archive: Off-Topic ⁠— Nintendo Virtual Boy

"Since the announcement of Nintendo's groundbreaking 3D game machine, the Virtual Boy, the critics have been anything but kind. Truth is, no one really knows what this great little system is all about. Now, we will shed some light on Mr. Gumpei Yokoi's vision of the future. The Virtual Boy creates a sort of inner sanctum for the game player. The sharp red and black color scheme coupled with the intense 3D environment give you a keen sense of immersion. For the first time ever you feel like you're actually IN the game. Not like the slogans have said in the past, but actually IN the environment. It's hard to explain. Try to imagine strapping a tiny room on to your head that's thirty feet long."

Quake II Magazine Archive: Off-Topic — Nintendo Ultra 64

"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?"