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Happy Birthday! The NES is 30 years old today

Happy Birthday! The NES is 30 years old today

by Qwesi GyanOctober 19, 2015

Well, on its American birth certificate at least. Yep, to the groans of middle-aged gamers everywhere, it’s been three decades since Nintendo’s home console first landed: 18th October 1985. Arguably the advent of console gaming, the Nintendo Entertainment System arrived with 17 games, including Mario Bros., and other not-so-much memorable titles like Hogan’s Alley (not the wrestler) and Stack Up — all in often ridiculous box art we’ve already covered in detail. It had a rich life and to celebrate we’ve embedded a video that includes every NES title screen. You’ve got three hours and a box of Kleenex, right? And if you’re still nostalgic, there’s always that aluminum model.

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