List of EGM Covers

Below is a list of what video game appeared on each cover of Electronic Gaming Monthly. Keep checking back to this section as I will be updating it from time to time with links to the individual magazines.

1989

EGM Issue 000 (February 1989): 1989 Buyers Guide (Castlevania 2/Predator/Thunder Blade)
EGM Issue 001 (May/June 1989): Mega Man 2
EGM Issue 002 (July/August 1989): 16-bit Gaming
EGM Issue 003 (Sep/October 1989): Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II
EGM Issue 004 (November 1989): Ghouls n’ Ghosts
EGM Issue 005 (December 1989): 1990 Buyers Guide

1990

EGM Issue 006 (January 1990): Batman
EGM Issue 007 (February 1990): Alien Syndrom
EGM Issue 008 (March 1990): TurboGrafx-16 vs. Genesis
EGM Issue 009 (April 1990): Castlevania III
EGM Issue 010 (May 1990): Super C
EGM Issue 011 (June 1990): The Mafat Conspiracy
EGM Issue 012 (July 1990): Ninja Gaiden 2
EGM Issue 013 (August 1990): Strider
EGM Issue 014 (September 1990): Mega Man 3
EGM Issue 015 (October 1990): 1991 Video Game Buyer’s Guide
EGM Issue 016 (November 1990): Super Mario World
EGM Issue 017 (December 1990): The Simpsons

1991

EGM Issue 018 (January 1991): G.I. Joe
EGM Issue 019 (February 1991): Bonk’s Revenge
EGM Issue 020 (Mar 1991): Battletoads
EGM Issue 021 (Apr 1991): Cyberball
EGM Issue 022 (May 1991): Sonic the Hedgehog
EGM Issue 023 (June 1991): Hudson Hawk
EGM Issue 024 (July 1991): T2: Judgement Day
EGM Issue 025 (August 1991): Super NES Buyer’s Guide
EGM Issue 026 (September 1991): Sega CD Preview
EGM Issue 027 (October 1991): Super Mario World
EGM Issue 028 (November 1991): Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3
EGM Issue 029 (December 1991): The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

1992

EGM Issue 030 (January 1992): Star Trek
EGM Issue 031 (February 1992): Street Fighter 2
EGM Issue 032 (Mar 1992): 1992 Video Game Preview
EGM Issue 033 (Apr 1992): Street Fighter 2
EGM Issue 034 (May 1992): Super Double Dragon
EGM Issue 035 (June 1992): Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4
EGM Issue 036 (July 1992): Batman Returns
EGM Issue 037 (August 1992): Sonic the Hedgehog 2
EGM Issue 038 (September 1992): 1992 Fall Preview (Ren & Stimpy, Sonic 2, Street Fighter 2)
EGM Issue 039 (October 1992): Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Genesis)
EGM Issue 040 (November 1992): Super Star Wars
EGM Issue 041 (December 1992): Road Rash II

1993

EGM Issue 042 (January 1993): Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist
EGM Issue 043 (February 1993): Bubsy
EGM Issue 044 (Mar 1993): Star Fox
EGM Issue 045 (Apr 1993): Bram Stoker’s Dracula
EGM Issue 046 (May 1993): Street Fighter II: Championship Edition
EGM Issue 047 (June 1993): Mortal Kombat
EGM Issue 048 (July 1993): Jungle Strike/Jurassic Park
EGM Issue 049 (August 1993): Aero the Acro-bat
EGM Issue 050 (September 1993): Street Fighter II Turbo vs. Mortal Kombat
EGM Issue 051 (October 1993): Super Street Fighter II
EGM Issue 052 (November 1993): Sonic the Hedgehog 3
EGM Issue 053 (December 1993): Eternal Champions

1994

EGM Issue 054 (January 1994): Mortal Kombat II
EGM Issue 055 (February 1994): NBA Jam
EGM Issue 056 (Mar 1994): Star Trek: The Next Generation
EGM Issue 057 (Apr 1994): Beavis & Butt-head
EGM Issue 058 (May 1994): Fighting Game Spectacular (cover: Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo)
EGM Issue 059 (June 1994): Virtua Fighter
EGM Issue 060 (July 1994): Mortal Kombat II
EGM Issue 061 (August 1994): Super Return of the Jedi
EGM Issue 062 (September 1994): Primal Rage
EGM Issue 063 (October 1994): Donkey Kong Country
EGM Issue 064 (November 1994): Doom
EGM Issue 065 (December 1994): X-Men

1995

EGM Issue 066 (January 1995): Killer Instinct
EGM Issue 067 (February 1995): Mortal Kombat III
EGM Issue 068 (Mar 1995): Fighting Games
EGM Issue 069 (Apr 1995): Mortal Kombat 3/Street Fighter Legends
EGM Issue 070 (May 1995): Mortal Kombat 3
EGM Issue 071 (June 1995): Earthworm Jim 2
EGM Issue 072 (July 1995): Batman Forever
EGM Issue 073 (August 1995): Mortal Kombat 3
EGM Issue 074 (September 1995): Mortal Kombat 3
EGM Issue 075 (October 1995): Fighting Games
EGM Issue 076 (November 1995): Twisted Metal
EGM Issue 077 (December 1995): Alien Trilogy

1996

EGM Issue 078 (January 1996): Ultra 64
EGM Issue 079 (February 1996): Batman Forever
EGM Issue 080 (Mar 1996): Fighting Games
EGM Issue 081 (Apr 1996): Street Fighter Alpha 2
EGM Issue 082 (May 1996): 1996 Preview (cover: Virtua Fighter 3)
EGM Issue 083 (June 1996): 100 Game Previews
EGM Issue 084 (July 1996): N64 Star Wars
EGM Issue 085 (August 1996): Street Fighter Alpha 2
EGM Issue 086 (September 1996): Soviet Strike
EGM Issue 087 (October 1996): Tomb Raider
EGM Issue 088 (November 1996): Twisted Metal 2
EGM Issue 089 (December 1996): Street Fighter III

1997

EGM Issue 090 (January 1997): Mechwarrior 2
EGM Issue 091 (February 1997): Tekken 3
EGM Issue 092 (Mar 1997): Independence Day
EGM Issue 093 (Apr 1997): The Lost World: Jurassic Park
EGM Issue 094 (May 1997): Final Fantasy VII
EGM Issue 095 (June 1997): Crash Bandicoot 2
EGM Issue 096 (July 1997): Fighting Force
EGM Issue 097 (August 1997): Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi
EGM Issue 098 (September 1997): Tomb Raider 2
EGM Issue 099 (October 1997): Mortal Kombat 4
EGM Issue 100 (November 1997): 100th Issue
EGM Issue 101 (December 1997): Diddy Kong Racing

1998

EGM Issue 102 (January 1998): Resident Evil 2
EGM Issue 103 (February 1998): 10 Best Multiplayer Games
EGM Issue 104 (Mar 1998): Yoshi’s Story
EGM Issue 105 (Apr 1998): Tekken 3
EGM Issue 106 (May 1998): The RPG Revolution (Zelda 64 & Parasite Eve)
EGM Issue 107 (June 1998): Turok 2
EGM Issue 108 (July 1998): Squaresoft Coming to America
EGM Issue 109 (August 1998): Tomb Raider 3
EGM Issue 110 (September 1998): Metal Gear Solid
EGM Issue 111 (October 1998): Star Wars: Rogue Squadron
EGM Issue 112 (November 1998): Sonic Adventure
EGM Issue 113 (December 1998): The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

1999

EGM Issue 114 (January 1999): South Park
EGM Issue 115 (February 1999): Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
EGM Issue 116 (Mar 1999): Mario Party
EGM Issue 117 (Apr 1999): Gamer’s Choice Awards
EGM Issue 118 (May 1999): Star Wars games
EGM Issue 119 (June 1999): Gran Turismo 2
EGM Issue 120 (July 1999): WWF Attitude
EGM Issue 121 (August 1999): Resident Evil games
EGM Issue 122 (September 1999): Dreamcast launch
EGM Issue 123 (October 1999): Spider-Man
EGM Issue 124 (November 1999): The Pokemon Phenomenon
EGM Issue 125 (December 1999): Donkey Kong 64

2000

EGM Issue 126 (January 2000): Holiday Hardware
EGM Issue 127 (February 2000): Crazy Taxi
EGM Issue 128 (Mar 2000): Driver 2
EGM Issue 129 (Apr 2000): Perfect Dark
EGM Issue 130 (May 2000): Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2
EGM Issue 131 (June 2000): Sega Strikes Back
EGM Issue 132 (July 2000): Final Fantasy IX
EGM Issue 133 (August 2000): Soul Reaver 2
EGM Issue 134 (September 2000): Pokemon
EGM Issue 135 (October 2000): The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
EGM Issue 136 (November 2000): Playstation 2 launch
EGM Issue 137 (December 2000): Unreal 2 Tournament

2001

EGM Issue 138 (January 2001): Twisted Metal: Black
EGM Issue 139 (February 2001): Xbox
EGM Issue 140 (Mar 2001): Sonic Team Special
EGM Issue 141 (Apr 2001): Gran Turismo 3
EGM Issue 142 (May 2001): Crash Bandicoot
EGM Issue 143 (June 2001): Tony Hawk 3
EGM Issue 144 (July 2001): GBA launch
EGM Issue 145 (August 2001): Gamecube
EGM Issue 146 (September 2001): Final Fantasy X
EGM Issue 147 (October 2001): Metal Gear Solid 2
EGM Issue 148 (November 2001): Gamecube
EGM Issue 149 (December 2001): Xbox vs. Gamecube

2002

EGM Issue 150 (January 2002): Too Many Games!
EGM Issue 151 (February 2002): Final Fantasy X
EGM Issue 152 (Mar 2002): Maximo: Ghosts to Glory
EGM Issue 153 (Apr 2002): State of Emergency
EGM Issue 154 (May 2002): Resident Evil (Gamecube)
EGM Issue 155 (June 2002): SOCOM: US Navy Seals
EGM Issue 156 (July 2002): Stuntman
EGM Issue 157 (August 2002): Nintendo Special Report (3 covers)
EGM Issue 158 (September 2002): Resident Evil?
EGM Issue 159 (October 2002): PS2 Online
EGM Issue 160 (November 2002): Halo 2
EGM Issue 161 (December 2002): Gran Theft Auto: Vice City

2003

EGM Issue 162 (January 2003): Holiday Buyers Guide (55 Best Games)
EGM Issue 163 (February 2003): The Sims
EGM Issue 164 (Mar 2003): Driver 3
EGM Issue 165 (Apr 2003): The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
EGM Issue 166 (May 2003): Enter the Matrix (2 covers)
EGM Issue 167 (June 2003): Rebel Squadron 3: Rebel Strike
EGM Issue 168 (July 2003): Castlevania Rises on the PS2
EGM Issue 169 (August 2003): Sonic Heroes
EGM Issue 170 (September 2003): Soul Calibur II (3 covers)
EGM Issue 171 (October 2003): SOCOM II
EGM Issue 172 (November 2003): Final Fantasy series (2 covers)
EGM Issue 173 (December 2003): Lord of the Rings (5 covers)

2004

EGM Issue 174 (January 2004): Ultimate Reviews Issue
EGM Issue 175 (February 2004): Top 15 Games of the Millenium
EGM Issue 176 (Mar 2004): Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
EGM Issue 177 (Apr 2004): Getaway 2
EGM Issue 178 (May 2004): Metal Gear Solid 3
EGM Issue 179 (June 2004): Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic 2
EGM Issue 180 (July 2004): Driv3r
EGM Issue 181 (August 2004): Sony PSP vs. Nintendo DS
EGM Issue 182 (September 2004): The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
EGM Issue 183 (October 2004): Scarface
EGM Issue 184 (November 2004): Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
EGM Issue 185 (December 2004): Halo 2 (5 covers, different colored Spartan)
EGM Issue 186 (Hol 2004): Metal Gear Solid 3

2005

EGM Issue 187 (January 2005): Top Secrets
EGM Issue 188 (February 2005): Year of the Portables (PSP)
EGM Issue 189 (Mar 2005): The Godfather: The Game
EGM Issue 190 (Apr 2005): Jade Empire
EGM Issue 191 (May 2005): Phantasy Star Univers
EGM Issue 192 (June 2005): The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
EGM Issue 193 (July 2005): XBox 360 (variants: system, Perfect Dark Zero)
EGM Issue 194 (August 2005): Console Wars (PS3, XBox, & Revolution/Wii)
EGM Issue 195 (September 2005): Soul Calibur III
EGM Issue 196 (October 2005): Final Fantasy VII compilation
EGM Issue 197 (November 2005): XBox 360 launch guide
EGM Issue 198 (December 2005): Next Gen Updates

2006

EGM Issue 199 (January 2006): The Year in Preview
EGM Issue 200 (February 2006): The Greatest 200 Games of Their Time
EGM Issue 201 (Mar 2006): Kingdom Hearts II
EGM Issue 202 (Apr 2006): Rainbow Six: Vegas
EGM Issue 203 (May 2006): Too Human
EGM Issue 204 (June 2006): Zelda + Revolution (Wii)
EGM Issue 205 (July 2006): Call of Duty 3
EGM Issue 206 (August 2006): Army of Two
EGM Issue 207 (September 2006): Mass Effect
EGM Issue 208 (October 2006): Guitar Hero II
EGM Issue 209 (November 2006): Gears of War
EGM Issue 210 (December 2006): Halo 3

2007

EGM Issue 211 (January 2007): PS3 & Wii
EGM Issue 212 (February 2007): 2007 Best Year Ever
EGM Issue 213 (Mar 2007): PS3
EGM Issue 214 (Apr 2007): Rachet & Clank Future
EGM Issue 215 (May 2007): The Future of Videogames
EGM Issue 216 (June 2007): Tom Clancy’s Endwar
EGM Issue 217 (July 2007): Bioshock
EGM Issue 218 (August 2007): Soul Calibur (IV & Legends)
EGM Issue 219 (September 2007): Halo 3
EGM Issue 220 (October 2007): Silent Hill 5
EGM Issue 221 (November 2007): Saints Row 2
EGM Issue 222 (December 2007): Ninja Gaiden 2
EGM Issue 223 (Hol 2007): Games Overload!

2008

EGM Issue 224 (January 2008): Street Fighter 4
EGM Issue 225 (February 2008): Super Smash Bros. Brawl! (variants: Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu)
EGM Issue 226 (Mar 2008): Revenge of the PS3
EGM Issue 227 (Apr 2008): Grand Theft Auto IV
EGM Issue 228 (May 2008): SOCOM: Confrontation
EGM Issue 229 (June 2008): 35 Retro Revivals (Splatterhouse 2)
EGM Issue 230 (July 2008): Gears of War 2
EGM Issue 231 (August 2008): Killzone 2
EGM Issue 232 (September 2008): Soul Calibur IV
EGM Issue 233 (October 2008): Mirror’s Edge
EGM Issue 234 (November 2008): Resident Evil 5
EGM Issue 235 (December 2008): Watchmen: The End is Nigh

2009

EGM Issue 236 (January 2009): X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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