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consists of 22 releases.
Released Jul 27, 1990
Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
8-bit can be a reference to actual computing power, or it can be a retro look for videogames that want to recall a bygone era.
A concept found in many puzzle and casual games. Matching blocks of the same color or type to gain points and/or erase the blocks.
Special codes or button combinations used to gain powers or advantages in a game. Generally hidden.
The Classic NES Series of games were re-released versions of NES games for the GBA. Also known as Famicom Mini and NES Classics in Japan and PAL regions respectively.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
Your friend in medicine. Mostly.
Falling blocks appear in many games.
As part of the Switch Online subscription, Nintendo offers a selection of Famicom games through the downloadable Famicom Computer application.
Greatest hits is a general term for re-releases of games which have sold a certain number of copies, as part of a program managed by the console manufacturer.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
As part of the Switch Online subscription, Nintendo offers a selection of NES games through the downloadable Nintendo Entertainment System application.
A service started by Nintendo in 1997 that allowed customers to purchase digital Super Famicom and Game Boy games at an in-store kiosk that would be written onto RAM cartridges available for each system.
The PlayChoice-10 was an arcade console released by Nintendo containing ten Nintendo Entertainment System games per unit.
Games that make records. Often records like most played game, or critically acclaimed. There have been gaming records since the says of Pong and the Magnavox Oddysey.
A game that takes gameplay mechanics, characters, or story elements from an existing series in a separate and different direction, sometimes changing genres along the way.
Certain Game Boy titles included special enhancements available only when played on an SNES using a Super Game Boy adapter.
The Virtual Console is a platform service that first appeared on Nintendo's Wii and later on the 3DS and Wii U. Games from past consoles are emulated to run on the new hardware with the added benefits of system-level save states and other features.
These multicolored viruses cause trouble for Dr. Mario. They can only be destroyed by lining them up with three other identically-colored objects.
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