If you still haven’t read or even heard of the cult classic gaming magazine Super Play then hang your head in shame. Fortunately, you can redeem yourself by quickly reading up on the magazine’s history at Wikipedia, then the fantastic behind the scenes feature at Nintendo Life, then take a look at Richard Cobbett’s lookback at the classic mag, and check out all the previous online articles at Out-of-Print Archive. No, really, on you go. I’ll be waiting for you when you get back.
Right, so now you have background knowledge of the mag? Know all about the superb team, initially led by legend Future Publishing editor, Matt Bielby? Seen the fantastic artwork of Wil Overton? The classy neat design and layout by the art team? Read some fantastic reviews, articles and interviews? Good. Now we can move onto the equally superbly digitally restored issue 6 from April 1993.
So what can you expect to see in issue 6 of the finest SNES videogaming magazine that graced the Earth? Well, there is an interview with Joe Morici from Capcom USA, an import review of Alien vs Predator, a comics/manga special feature, a special preview of Star Fox (aka Star Wing, aka Lylat Wars), UK reviews of Super SWIV, Gods… Heck, what am I telling you all this for? You can head over to the Super Play issue 6 catalogue page at Out-of-Print Archive right now to get the full contents list, online articles and downloads, in either iDevice 1024 pixel or full 1920 pixel resolution.