1996 was a great year for gaming. The SNES and Genesis were still holding strong despite the encroachment of the 32-bit consoles; namely, The Saturn and PlayStation. Both were the premier next-gen consoles to have until Nintendo would unleash their N64 system later that year.

Let’s take a look back at the May 1996 issue of Gamepro Magazine.

A couple of pages devoted to the Nintendo 64
Previews of upcoming games.
Earthworm Jim for the Saturn received pretty good scores!
As did Night Warriors
Despite the graphical and processing power of the PlayStation and Saturn, Nintendo continued to prove that good gameplay wins every time!
The ‘Fighters Edge’ segment was devoted to bringing you tips and tricks to fully enjoy the games.