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Best NES Video Games

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A list with the best Nintendo Entertainment System video games, based on the influence over later video games and their overall quality.
People who added this item 755 Average listal rating (992 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Super Mario Bros. 3 - Famicom and NES
Universally considered one the best and most influential games of all time, Super Mario Bros. 3 is the pinaccle of NES gaming, offering an entertaining adventure for newcomers as well for veterans of video gaming. It also features a variety of creative level design and improved gameplay over its platforming predecessors, resulting in what I consider the best NES video game.
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People who added this item 526 Average listal rating (684 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Super Mario Bros. - Famicom and NES
One of the first titles for the NES, and possibly the most popular video game of all time, Super Mario Bros. deserves the second place of this list, not only for the big influence it had on the video game industry, but for its unparalleled game mechanics, resulting in a video game that still enjoyed and can be enjoyed by future generations.
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People who added this item 588 Average listal rating (503 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
The Legend of Zelda - Famicom and NES
The first game in the popular saga, The Legend of Zelda expanded the capabilities of the NES system, offering an ambitious game whose sense of adventure and discovering influenced future titles in the video game industry.
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People who added this item 328 Average listal rating (230 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Mega Man 2 - Famicom and NES
One of the best platforming games on the NES and a big leap over its predecessor, Mega Man 2 combines excellent visuals, music and addictive gameplay, especially being notable the ability of adquiring powers from bosses.
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People who added this item 331 Average listal rating (244 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Contra - Famicom and NES
Apart from its excellent gameplay, Contra was notable for its cooperative gameplay, resulting in one of the best multiplayer games of its time and one that still holds up today.
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People who added this item 287 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Final Fantasy - Famicom and NES
Being the last effort of its company to survive bankruptcy, it is astonishing how they managed to create one of the most influential RPG of all time. Even if for today's standards its level grinding may become somewhat tiring, there is no denying that Final Fantasy continues to be one of the better made NES games.
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People who added this item 248 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Kirby's Adventure - Famicom and NES
Even if its arrival on the NES was late (SNES dominated the market on the time), Kirby's Adventure offered a variety of colorful graphics, catchy music and a gameplay based on copying enemies' abilities that resulted in one of the top platforms games on the NES.
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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (160 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Mega Man 3 - Famicom and NES
After the success of Mega Man 2, Capcom offered a sequel that improved on some gameplay areas (such as the ability to dash and the assistance of your loyal dog), resulting in another excellent title from the Mega Man series.
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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Final Fantasy III - Famicom and NES
With improved graphics and a newly incorporated job system, despite Final Fantasy 3 being released only in Japan, it demonstrated the hard work Square put on the saga, resulting in an enjoyable title for RPG fans.
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People who added this item 83 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Bionic Commando - Famicom and NES
With detailed graphics, great music, and a very creative set of gameplay mechanics, Bionic Commando demonstrated the quality Capcom offered on the NES.
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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Duck Tales - Famicom and NES
Known for adapting Disney properties on the NES, Capcom definitely had their major success with Duck Tales, renowned for its addictive gameplay and selling million of copies.
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People who added this item 65 Average listal rating (31 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Dragon Warrior IV - Famicom and NES
With an incredible cast of characters and a deeper story than those commonly found on the NES, Dragon Quest IV improved on its successful predecessors, becoming the best title of the saga on the NES, and influencing future games to come.
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People who added this item 199 Average listal rating (137 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! - Famicom and NES
The best sports game on the NES and one of the most popular titles on the system, Punch-Out!! stood out thanks to its addictive gameplay and its marketing aided by the image of Mike Tyson.
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (53 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Blaster Master - Famicom and NES
A mixture of various genres, Blaster Master also features amazing graphics and music, resulting in a game surely enjoyed by fans of platforming.
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People who added this item 357 Average listal rating (231 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Metroid - Famicom and NES
When Metroid was released it attracted a lot of attention due to its non-linear gameplay (similar to that of The Legend of Zelda), offering a variety of areas to explore and revisit, and setting what would become one of the most succesful sagas for Nintendo.
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The best title on the NES from the Castlevania series, Dracula's Curse offered expanded gameplay, a challenging difficulty and incredible music. It even introduced Alucard, the son of Dracula (who would become the protagonist of Symphony of the Night).
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Dragon Warrior III - Famicom and NES
One of the best RPG games for the NES, Dragon Quest III introduced the day/night cycle on the series, featured a class system that greatly improved the customization of its characters, accompanied by a great story and incredible music.
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People who added this item 316 Average listal rating (211 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Castlevania - Famicom and NES
The first title on the saga and one of the most popular games on the NES, Castlevania offered an exciting adventure of gothic horror for fans of platform games.
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People who added this item 104 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Noted for its extreme difficulty, the second installment of the Ninja Gaiden saga compensated skilled players with a rich and addictive gameplay.
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People who added this item 53 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Maniac Mansion - Famicom and NES
Despite limitations on the port of this popular computer adventure, Maniac Mansion still continued to amaze on the NES with a hilarious set of characters, funny dialogue and intuitive gameplay.
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People who added this item 22 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Jackal - Famicom and NES
A game greatly enjoyed on cooperative mode, Jackal is a superior action game, with great graphics and music, despite its short length.
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People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Shadowgate - Famicom and NES
A point and click adventure set on a medieval fantasy setting, Shadowgate featured a mysterious story and a variety of commands for exploring the ominous castle of Shadowgate.
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People who added this item 75 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Mother - Famicom and NES
Released only in Japan, Mother offered a great RPG adventure, despite its high difficulty.
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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Gun Nac - Famicom and NES
One of the best shoot'em up on the NES, Gun Nac mixes elements from previous games on the genre and results in a very compelling video game.
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Released only for the Famicom, Gradius II deserves mention as one of the best shoot'em up of the 8-bit era and a big improvement on its predecessor.
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People who added this item 43 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
DuckTales 2 - Famicom and NES
Despite being released in the last stages of the NES (contributing to its obscurity), Duck Tales 2 offered the same enjoyable gameplay of its predecessor.
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People who added this item 412 Average listal rating (357 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Tetris - Famicom and NES
Tetris achieved greater succes on its handheld version. Despite of that, Nintendo's version of the popular russian game, for the NES system, enjoyed great popularity and stands as one of the best games on the NES.
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People who added this item 101 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Super C - Famicom and NES
Despite being overshadowed by the first Contra, Super C also offered the same addictive multiplayer gameplay from its predecessor.
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Dรฉjร  Vu - Famicom and NES
Another point and click title, from the same company responsible for Shadowgate, Deja Vu offered an interesting and mysterious story, despite lacking polish in some gameplay aspects.
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People who added this item 62 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Ice Hockey - Famicom and NES
A very fun game, especially for fans of hockey, with great visuals, music and competitive gameplay.
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A list with the best Nintendo Entertainment System video games, based on the influence over later video games and their overall quality.

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