NBA Jam XXX-Posed - NBA Jam‘s script writer and sole audio producer Jon Hey comes clean on the dirty in-house version.
Interview with Zelda’s Adventure (Philips CD-i) Model and Prosthetic Maker Jason Bakutis - Hollywood special effects guru Jason Bakutis talked to Nintendo Player about his role in the ambitious (and notorious) Zelda’s Adventure for the Philips CD-i. He also shared several behind-the-scene photos of the game’s monsters and miniature sets.
Interview with Steve Wik of Running With Scissors - Steve Wik of Running With Scissors (the makers of the Postal series) sat down with Nintendo Player to discuss the unreleased SNES game Steven Seagal is The Final Option. Steve was closely attached to the project, and he has a great sense of humor about it all.
Former Disney Game Producer Talks Capcom, Disneyland, Salad - Former Disney game producer Darlene Lacey speaks about her experiences while working on Adventures in the Magic Kingdom for the NES.
The Practice Of Loaning Out Preview/Review Copies & Prototypes - Former Game Columnist Brent Gustafson was kind enough to shine some light on the practice of video game companies loaning out copies of their newest titles to have them professionally reviewed. He also shared with us historic letters sent by Nintendo’s PR firm, Konami, and Acclaim.
Interview with Daniel Pesina (Actor/Martial Artist) - What do an ancient clan of ninjas, Vanilla Ice, and Mortal Kombat have in common? Why, the Ninja Turtles, of course! Game Actors, the newest page in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Arcade Game feature, has Nintendo Player talking to Daniel Pesina, the real-life Johnny Cage.
Interview with Hirohiko Takayama (Game Composer) – The game composer of Friday the 13th, Xexyz, and many other NES and Famicom titles has honored Nintendo Player with an exclusive interview just in time for Halloween.
First-Hand Account from Nintendo World Championships Contestants - Relive all the excitement of Nintendo’s epic 1990 gaming competition!
Interview with Gregg Tavares (Lead Programmer for MC Kids) – Read all about the trials and tribulations of a game developer.
The Man Behind Captain Nintendo – “You can call him Captain.” A former editor of Nintendo Power and the creator of Captain Nintendo tells intimate stories about his time at Nintendo of America. These nine chapters, written exclusively for Nintendo Player, will forever change your perception of how much politics works in the gaming world.
- Chapter 1: The Most Coveted Job in the World
- Chapter 2: A Change in Responsibilities
- Chapter 3: Every Captain Must Have His Mother Brain
- Chapter 4: Enter Captain Nintendo
- Chapter 5: Captain Nintendo Lives
- Chapter 6: The Captain Goes Hollywood
- Chapter 7: The Real Power Behind Captain Nintendo
- Chapter 8: New Worlds to Conquer and a New Superpower!
- Chapter 9: The Last Adventure
Interview with Karim Miteff (Co-Creator of Nick Arcade) – Nick Arcade co-creator Karim Miteff answered a few questions on what happened to the set after the game show ended.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Cancelled California Raisins Game Found - The highly rumored, highly hyped, and once highly mysterious California Raisins NES game has finally been found! Nintendo Player was one of the first to be informed of the exciting news, and the very first to interview Brandon Murphy, the lucky gamer who solved this great enigma.
8-Bit Artristry – Nintendo Player takes a glimpse into the growing trend of classic games becoming inspiration for artists, focusing on one talented painter in particular who calls himself “8-Bit Artist.”
Interview with the Creators of The Great Gatsby Game – An NES-inspired game based on the masterful American classic The Great Gatsby? Maybe there’s still hope yet for a Catcher in the Rye baseball video game! Learn more about this exciting release in Nintendo Player’s exclusive interview with the game’s creators.