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The game that defined the NES, redefined Mario, and had a permanent impact on the shape of video games. It’s kind of a big deal.
The second of NES’s (technically) third-party day-one titles, this American football sim seemed a natural fit for the U.S. launch.
Leap to the pinnacle of the mountain, alone or with a friend, in order to rescue abducted eggplants from a dino-bird. 8-bit games were weird, man.
An odd, belated attempt to clone Pac-Man that nevertheless has its own interesting legacy.
The third Nintendo light gun release, largely forgotten by history but still good fun.
Debuting right as game designers mastered translating the sport into video form, Golf became one of Nintendo’s more influential creations.
The comical hunting game whose popularity in America encouraged Nintendo to press ahead with plans to take the Famicom console abroad.
A basic but timeless interpretation of video gaming’s coin-op granddaddy, Pinball gave programming prodigy Satoru Iwata a foot in the door at NCL.
The first NES game ever to reach American shores, Tennis has a remarkable pedigree for such a simple game.
Nintendo’s “first” NES game, Baseball feels sadly simplistic compared to modern takes on the sport. Top-tier stuff back in ’83, though!