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Only five... from my favorite console of all time!? Well, here it goes:

1. The Legend of Zelda
2. Super Mario Bros
3. Mike Tyson's Punch Out
4. Bionic Commando
5. Super Mario Bros 3

Had to list more favorites...

Metroid, Super Mario Bros 2, Rygar, Mega Man 2, RC Pro Am, Contra, Kid Icarus, Ice Hockey, Metal Gear, Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link




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Not gonna lie, the NES sucked.. When the SNES came out, now that was the game changer.



archbrix said:
Only five... from my favorite console of all time!? Well, here it goes:

1. The Legend of Zelda
2. Super Mario Bros
3. Mike Tyson's Punch Out
4. Bionic Commando
5. Super Mario Bros 3

Had to list more favorites...

Metroid, Super Mario Bros 2, Rygar, Mega Man 2, RC Pro Am, Contra, Kid Icarus, Ice Hockey, Metal Gear, Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link

I knwo the feeling haha. It was hard for me to pick my top 5 (hence I filtered out mario to get a few mention of others haha)



 

 

These are probably my top five from when I was a kid.  GI Joe and Die Hard pissed me off a lot though.

I didn't fall in love with RPG's until a little while later.  Otherwise a few of those games would be in this list. 

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1. LoZ
2. Castlevania 3
3. SMB3
4. Kirby's Adventure
5. Double Dragon



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Pesmerga7551 said:
Not gonna lie, the NES sucked.. When the SNES came out, now that was the game changer.


Yep, the NES wasn't a game changer at all.  Helping the video game market recover after the crash was barely an accomplishment.



Pesmerga7551 said:
Not gonna lie, the NES sucked.. When the SNES came out, now that was the game changer.

Well said, hey?



Kid Icarus
Double Dragon 2
Life Force
Adventure of Lolo
Mega Man 2



sethnintendo said:
Pesmerga7551 said:
Not gonna lie, the NES sucked.. When the SNES came out, now that was the game changer.


Yep, the NES wasn't a game changer at all.  Helping the video game market recover after the crash was barely an accomplishment.

He's not arguing the impact NES had on the industry. It has some great games... but not many.

These are the NES games I still find genuinely enjoyable today.

SMB 3
Punch Out
Kung Fu
Battletoads
Battletoads & Double Dragon



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Some weird choices there, I know, but I was trying to look from the eyes of me at the time, being a kid with limited access to the entire library of NES games. Actually I never got a NES till... 1994 that was IIRC? So some of the games below are not even NES games, these're games for Dendy (hardware clone of Famicom). Yeah, small elephant Dendy (not to be confused with dAndy):

Darkwing Duck. Not sure why but I always liked Disney-related Capcom games though never was particallay a fan of a show, it was before the time every movie-licensed game = crap. Remember rumors about the sequel, which I eventually was able to get my hands on. Imagine my frustration after I rent the cart and took it to home only to see this. Well, still better than nothing :D

 

Chip'n Dale. Same as above, except this one was 2 player co-op game, which makes it even better in some way. Though co-op it is, inevitably everyone was trying to be a dick to another player from time to time, so much for co-op. The downside, it's very easy game.

 

Battle City. Aka, Tank or Tank 1990 on some pirated copies, hidden gem of NES library among 2 player co-op games, too bad it never got an international release and didn't receive much of acclaim it deserves outside of Japan (so it's technically not even a NES game). Comes with level editor!

 

Robocop 3. Played it more than it probably deserves just for the intro theme.

 

Lode Runner. Yet another simple game to play alone, holds a lot of nostalgic value to me. This one has level editor as well!

Honorable mentions: Contra, Battletoads & Double Dragon,  Super Mario Bros. 3, TMNT 2 and tons of more.