The first Super Turrican was developed for the NES by series creator Manfred Trenz alone. It is based roughly on the levels of the first two Turrican games, whi...
Streemerz is an 8-bit retro platformer by Arthur Lee for his Action 52 Owns project. First created as a freeware PC game, it was "demade" for the Nintendo Enter...
The first installment in Koei's mahjong series.
The Earth Fighter Rayieza (地球戦士ライーザ Chikyū Senshi Raīza?) is a role-playing game developed and published by Enix (currently Square Enix) in 19...
Donkey Kong Jr./Jr. Sansu Lesson was a compilation cartridge released alongside the Sharp C1 TV, a television with a built-in Famicom.
A dodgeball game based on a serial manga. It was developed by SunSoft and published on various Japanese consoles.
A collection of games made to promote the Kickstarter project to build the LA Game Space.
The sole installment of the Yakuman series on the Famicom.
A Chinese fighting game often subtitled "Street Fighter IV" in some releases.
Bill and Ted must return historical figures to their correct time in this 1991 NES adventure game.
Tablet-based drawing game.
A couple of Cheetahmen levels, different from anything seen before, that were found in an Action 52 prototype and labeled as "Action Gamer".
The final Igo-Shinan game for Famicom.
1993 edition of the popular go teaching game.
The third release in the popular Famicom Go series.
A Japanese RPG based off the long running anime television series, "Mashin Hero Wataru."
A strategy space sim based on a manga, anime and novel series of the same name. It was developed by Tokuma Shoten and published by Kemco in Japan only.
A golf game with pre-designed golf courses and an opportunity for the player to design their own golf course.
Not so much a sequel to Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium than an enhanced rerelease with updated rosters. It was published by Namco for the Famicom in late 1987.
A horse racing simulator for the Famicom and Game Boy, developed and published by Namco.
A Famicom Shogi game developed by Random House and published by Seta.
A Famicom platformer published by Takara and based on their toy doll Jenny, the Japanese version of Barbie.
A NES platformer game with two budding musician protagonists that the player controls simultaneously. It was developed and published by Victor Music Industries ...
A music/rhythm game from Musical Plan and published by Tokyo Shoseki for the Famicom.
The Black Bass is a fishing simulator for the Famicom and MSX. It is not to be confused with the American NES game The Black Bass, which is actually the sequel ...
Shogi game specifically for Famicom.
A third shogi instructional game starring the expert player Tanigawa, this one was a Famicom exclusive.
The first of three Sherlock Holmes games for the NES developed and published by Towa Chiki.
An action game published by Use for the Famicom in 1986. It plays and looks similar to Namco's seminal hit Dig Dug.
Cartoony platformer starring the popular South Korean dinosaur character.
Janggun-ui Adeul is a versus fighter game based on the Korean film of the same name.
A NES action RPG published by Vap based on the ancient Chinese novel "Journey to the West". It's widely considered to be one of the worst NES games of all time.
A sci-fi action NES game from Kemco that is in some way inspired by Nintendo's hit Metroid. The player controls a female "space hunter" as she fights to save th...
The second NES Ninja Jajamaru game in a series of ninja-themed platformers from Jaleco.
A puzzle game for the NES similar to Sokoban or Solomon's Key. It was developed by Namco.
The sequel to Battle Kid: Fortress of Peril by Sivak Games. Battle Kid 2 is a homebrew game, sold via Retrozone on unlicensed NES carts.
Famicom game based on the Super Sentai series that would later spawn the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.
A role-playing game developed by Seta for the Famicom. Did not release outside of Japan.
A Famicom bowling game developed by Aisystem Tokyo and published by Tonkin House. It was never released outside of Japan.
A Famicom Adventure game based on a manga about food that was developed by TOSE and published by Bandai. It was never translated into English or released outsid...
A Go simulator from Hect for the NES. It would be followed with four annualized sequels.
The third game in TOSE/Jaleco's NES Baseball series and the sixth Moero game overall. Though most of the Moero!! Pro Yakyuu games were released in the US as Bas...
MMA-styled fighting game where each character represents a fighting style, and each style is represented by two characters.
Final Famicom game in the series.
A shoot-em-up for the NES and the first Nintendo game to be based on the mecha anime/manga Macross. It was developed by Namco and published by Bandai, the first...
A first-person shooter and cockpit-view space shoot-em-up developed by Namco, and released for the Arcade and Nintendo Famicom platforms in 1985.
A maze action game where the player controls a mother cat searching for her kittens around a city. It was the first Famicom game published by Pony Canyon.
A 1986 sequel to the popular 1984 shoot 'em up Star Force, developed and published by Tecmo. It was only officially released in Japan.
An early pseudo-3D shoot-em-up for the Nintendo Famicom developed by Micronics and published by ASCII.
A Japan-only Go game developed and published by Bullet-Proof Software for the Famicom Disk System.
An improved remake of an old Arcade game named Warp and Warp, released on the Famicom by Namco. It plays like a combination of Berzerk and Bomberman.
A Commando-style vertical-scrolling shoot-em-up with a few novel features. It was developed by TOSE and published by Jaleco for Arcades and the Nintendo Famicom...
An action platformer for the Arcades produced by UPL. It was later ported to the Famicom by Jaleco. It's known as Ninja-kun in Japan, and is the first of the Ni...
A board game simulation for the Famicom. The goal is to line up five pieces in a row.
Famicom sequel to Super Pang/Super Buster Bros. released only in Asian regions.
Puyo Puyo is a puzzle game in which the player matches four or more "Puyo" of the same color together. This game is the precursor to an identically-titled arcad...
Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium Heisei Gannen Han is a Famicom Baseball game in the Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium series.
Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium III is the third in the Japanese Baseball series for the Famicom.
The second game in the Famicom series of turn-based strategy games based on the SD Gundam universe.
A shogi game with a comedic military theme, released by Sofel for the NES in Japan only.
A stock market simulation game from Hect for the NES. Like most, but not all, NES stock market simulators it was never released outside of Japan.
The third of three NES Sherlock Holmes adventure games from Towa Chiki and Another.
A maze action game for the Arcade that was later brought to the Famicom as Route-16 Turbo.
Famicom RPG released by Sunsoft in 1989. Set in ancient India, characters and events from Hindu mythology provide most of the game's backdrop.
A horse racing simulation game from Nichibutsu, developed for the NES in Japan only.
A side-scrolling action adventure game based on the Go Nagai Devilman manga and anime. It was released for the NES by ISCO and Namco in Japan only.
A sci-fi adventure game for the NES, published by Namco. It was never released outside of Japan.
A stock-trading simulation game for the NES and the sequel to Matsumoto Tooru no Kabushiki Hisshou Gaku.
A ninja-themed RPG by Jaleco for the NES. A US release was planned, but canceled.
A NES brawler based on the Shounen Jump manga. It was developed by TOSE and published by Bandai.
A baseball sim by Konami. It was released for the Famicom in Japan only.
A Famicom RPG published by Use Corporation that is based on Hyakkiyakou, or "Night Parade of the 100 Demons", a Japanese festival akin to Halloween. It was neve...
An action game involving trampolining firefighters, developed for the Famicom by Aicom. A US version named Blazebusters was announced but later cancelled.
A sci-fi Light Gun game from Bandai that came packaged with the Hyper Shot Light Gun for the Famicom.
The second in the Yamamura Misa Suspense series of murder mystery adventure games. It was published by Taito for the Famicom in Japan only.
An adventure game for the NES published by Sunsoft. It is based on a Japanese manga set during a historical Chinese civil war.
The second NES Pachio-kun game, about a sentient pachinko ball that loves playing pachinko. It was published by Coconuts Japan.
A NES Motocross racing game developed and published by Konami and released in Japan only.
The tenth and final Bandai game to use the Family Trainer/Power Pad accesssory for the NES. The player helps a baby kyonshi (jiang shi) find its parents.
A NES Edutainment game for younger players, featuring characters from Jim Henson's Sesame Street. It focuses on numbers and shapes.
A Famicom RPG based on a famous Japanese novel series of the same name. It was developed by Alpha Denshi and published by SNK.
A comedic adventure game that satirizes the heavy number of baseball and murder mystery games for the Famicom. It was developed and published by Capcom in Japan...
A NES adventure game based on the anime of the same name, which is an adaptation of Little Lord Fauntleroy.
Airwolf is a helicopter shoot-em-up based on the 80s TV show of the same name. This version was developed by Kyugo Boueki exclusively for Japan. It is not to be...
Goal! (Moero! Pro Soccer) is a NES soccer game developed by TOSE and published by Jaleco.
A NES baseball sim by Namco. It's the third game in the Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium series.
A motorcycle driving game developed by Human and published by Varie for the NES. It was released in Japan only at the end of 1988.
An athletics sports game where the player competes in a series of triathlons. It was released on the NES by K Amusement Leasing in Japan only.
A NES baseball sim from Taito and an updated version of their earlier Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium title. It includes a minor graphical upgrade and updated roster...
Drive Monster Trucks and compete in special events such a Tug of War and Sled Pulling.
A NES strategy game developed by Atlus and published by Namco. It was only released in Japan.
A fortune-telling simulator for the NES developed by Sanritsu and Aicom and published by Jaleco.
A NES RPG developed by Birthday and published by Namco. It was never released outside of Japan.
A mini-game collection based around answering trivia questions. It was developed and published by Athena for the NES in Japan only.
A Mahjong game based on a manga license, published by Asmik for the NES and MSX in Japan only.
A sci-fi/comedy NES adventure game developed and published by Natsume in Japan only.
The NES version of Genpei Touma Den which, rather than the action brawler original, is an RPG.
The original NES Wheel of Fortune game, based on the popular TV game show.
A Shogi game for the NES. Like most Shogi games, it was never released outside of Japan.
A pinball simulator for the NES developed by Soft Machine and published by Coconuts Japan, in Japan only. It features racing and sci-fi themed tables among othe...