Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) (Platform)

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The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer (Japanese: ファミリーコンピュータ Hepburn: Famirī Konpyūta?) (also known by the portmanteau abbreviation Famicom (ファミコン Famikon?) and abbreviated as FC) on July 15, 1983, and was later released in North America during 1985, in Europe during 1986, and Australia in 1987. In South Korea, it was known as the Hyundai Comboy (현대 컴보이 Hyeondae Keomboi) and was distributed by SK Hynix which then was known as Hyundai Electronics. It was succeeded by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.



Release dates:
1983-7-15 (JP)
1985-10-18 (NA)
1987-Q1 (AU)
1987-Q1 (EU)
1985-8-18
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Developers:
Generation:
Third generation
PLATFORM TYPE:
Console
PRODUCT FAMILY:
Nintendo
Introduction price:
0
0
ALTERNATIVE NAME:
NES
Operating SystemCPURicoh 2A03 at 1.79 MHz
Memory2 KiBStorage
GraphicsCustom Ricoh Picture Processing Unit (PPU)SoundCPU-integrated programmable sound generator (5 mono channels)
Online serviceFamicom Modem (Japan only)OutputRF, composite
Supported ResolutionsConnectivity

Other versions

Classic Edition

A near-identical, mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console that plugs into your high-definition TV using an included HDMI cable. The device includes 30 NES games built in, including Super...

Games released on Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

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Bucky O'HareJan 31, 1992 (...)
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. DreamOct 01, 1987 (...)
Nintendo 3DS / Wii U / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Wii / Nintendo Switch
Super Mario Bros. / Duck HuntNov 01, 1988 (...)
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
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MSX2 / PC-8801 / Amiga / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Game Boy / Atari Lynx / Sega Master System / TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine / Sharp X68000 / PC-98 / Atari ST/STE / Arcade
Fantastic DizzySep 21, 1993 (...)
Sega Mega Drive/Genesis / Amiga / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / PC DOS / Sega Game Gear / Sega Master System
Monster in My PocketFeb 01, 1992 (...)
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
StarTropicsDec 01, 1990 (...)
Wii U / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Wii / Nintendo Switch
Super Mario Bros. 3Oct 23, 1988 (...)
Nintendo 3DS / Wii U / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Wii / Nintendo Switch
Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of SalvationFeb 10, 1988 (...)
Android / Nintendo 3DS / Game Boy Color / PlayStation 4 / Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / iOS / Mobile / Nintendo Switch
Mr. GimmickJan 31, 1992 (...)
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / PlayStation