Tag: wii u

Super Mario Bros.

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.

Clu Clu Land

An odd, belated attempt to clone Pac-Man that nevertheless has its own interesting legacy.

Hogan’s Alley

The third Nintendo light gun release, largely forgotten by history but still good fun.

Golf

Debuting right as game designers mastered translating the sport into video form, Golf became one of Nintendo’s more influential creations.

Wild Gunman

Nintendo’s debut title for its light gun peripheral, based on an innovative film-based arcade installation from the ’70s.

Pinball

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.

Tennis

The first NES game ever to reach American shores, Tennis has a remarkable pedigree for such a simple game.

Baseball

Nintendo’s “first” NES game, Baseball feels sadly simplistic compared to modern takes on the sport. Top-tier stuff back in ’83, though!