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Castlevania

 Castlevania Castlevania had to start somewhere and the NES took care of that. With three installments on the classic 8-bit console, Castlevania took flight into one of the most successful franchises ever. This game was considered a horror genre ...
Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong Donkey Kong PAL is quite unique in a very specific way. The game contains a level never before seen in the other releases. Not even the arcade version had it so it’s quite a thrill to be able to play it. Of course, with this game as ...
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Super Mario Bros 3

Super Mario Bros 3 Super Mario Bros 3 is the supreme of all Marios whether you like it or not. This game is as complete as a Mario game ever was and it’s considered the best Mario game of all time. So lets get started with the discussion. The Game The ...
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Mega Man II

Mega Man II Mega Man 2 has been named the best Mega Man game for the NES for many different reasons. Unlike the rest of the games excluding Mega Man 1, the game continues on from where it left off. I’m not sure if this entirely true as in some later ...
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Goonies

Goonies This time around, we have a true classic for the Famicom/NES. Goonies was a side scroller like no other for its time. It had very unique items and collectibles as well. I mean why in the world would you need to use an space suit? nevah! Anyways, ...
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Cobra Triangle

Cobra Triangle (1988) By: Rare Genre: Overhead Racing Players: 1 Difficulty: Hard Featured Version: NES First Day Score: 168,250 Also Available For: Nothing One of the reasons I decided to start covering this genre of games is that it’s one I’ve ...
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Pipe Dream

Pipe Dream a.k.a. Pipe Mania (1990) By: Bullet Proof Software / Lucasarts Genre: Puzzle Players: 1-2 Difficulty: Medium Featured Version: Nintendo NES First Day Score: 17,250 Also Available For: PC, GameBoy, Amiga, Atari ST, Archimedes, Apple II, Apple ...
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Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands Rainbow Islands for the NES is one of the most interesting games I have ever played. It’s just a really fun game. I’m not sure how this game is related to Bubble Bobble but it doesn’t matter. This game rocks! The gameplay ...
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Mega Man 4

Mega Man 4 This is the first Mega Man I ever played back in the NES era. Anyways, the game is just your average Mega Man game with all new eight robot masters and the same evil doer behind each Mega Man game. This time around there is another Dr. behind ...
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Dragon Warrior III

Dragon Warrior III This is definitely my favorite Dragon Warrior for the NES. Apart from the introductory Dragon Warrior for the same console, Dragon Warrior 3 introduces different ways to play the game. One of the neatest ways is the option to build ...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 There is not much to tell that many people have already mentioned before. This game is a lot of fun with a second buddy and a real challenge as well. Too bad this game wasn’t made for four players but it’s understandable ...
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Super Contra

Super Contra The contra series was the game to play back in the day for many reasons. One of them being for its great replay value and another was for the great challenge and level design. I can’t explain how satisfying destroying everyone in your ...
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Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden screenshot Ninja Gaiden Have you ever known love and pure frustration all in one? I’m not talking about your girlfriend, I’m talking gaming. Ninja Gaiden for the Nintendo Entertainment System was a game I loved, but also one I grew frustrated ...
Tecmo Bowl

Tecmo Bowl

Tecmo Bowl Tecmo Bowl It may not have had the correct team logo’s or jerseys, but at the time Tecmo Bowl was the best football game out there and to this day still attracts fans of the series. It was easy to learn fun to play and even the music got ...