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Issue 17

N64 Magazine Issue 17

July 1998
Release Date: 18 Jun 1998
Pages: 132
Editor: James Ashton


Issue 17 gained an extra 16 pages, and they were more than welcome as they allowed the space for plenty of coverage from E3. Top of the list this month was full coverage of Banjo and Zelda, as well as the first looks at Perfect Dark and Jet Force Gemini. There was also a full A-Z of all the games from E3. Reviews this month were low standard with no UK games scoring over 80%. Kobe Bryant's NBA courtside was reviewed in import, scoring 90%.The back of the mag feature looked at potential video game careers.


Future Look

  • Jet Force Gemini
  • Turok 2
  • Space Circus

Coming Soon

  • Wipeout 64
  • World Grand Prix
  • Extreme G 2
  • Earthworm Jim 3D
  • Shadowman
  • Buck Bumble
  • Glover
  • WWF Warzone
  • Star Soldier: Vanashing Earth
  • Winback
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Pocket Monsters Stadium

Special Investigation

  • Banjo - Kazooie
  • Perfect Dark


  • Aero Guage
    Author: Martin Kitts
    Country: UK
    Score: 10%
  • Dual Heroes
    Author: Martin Kitts
    Country: UK
    Score: 50%
  • Bomberman Hero
    Author: Tim Weaver
    Country: Jap
    Score: 66%
  • GT 64
    Author: Tim Weaver
    Country: UK
    Score: 67%
  • Power Pro Baseball 5
    Author: Martin Kitts
    Country: Jap
    Score: 78%
  • Bust-a-Move 2
    Author: James Ashton
    Country: UK
    Score: 80%
  • Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside
    Author: Martin Kitts
    Country: USA
    Score: 90%

How To

  • Escape Forsaken the hard way!
  • Win yourself an N64 with three games, or six games of your choice
  • Grapple your way to victory in WCW vs NWO
  • Win the trophy in World Cup '98
  • Discover every last secret in Quake


  • A to Z of E3
  • Game for Life: Finding your ideal video games career


  • James Ashton Editor
  • Tim Weaver Deputy Editor
  • Wil Overton Art Editor
  • Paul Jarrold Art Assistant
  • Jes Bickham Writer
  • Andrea Ball Production Editor
  • James Price Writer
  • Martin Kitts Writer