Cover tape features Mantronix (Probe, 7, July 1986) and Red Door (Tartan).
Free badge on the cover.

Thought-joystick April Fool. Of course, you can now get one for your PC… (see
Rating system revamped – gone are Graphics, Playability, Value for money and Addictiveness, in come Life Expectancy, Graphics, Instant Appeal and Addictiveness, and all ratings now in percentages. But no one told Marcus Berkmann when he did his Bargain Basement section…
Preview of OutRun Europa – which was shelved, scrapped then rewritten months later.
Paintballing feature.
Ghouls and Ghosts, Hard Drivin’ and Shadow Warriors appear in Slots of Fun.