Best NES Games

This is the list of the best games for NES currently available on GamesNostalgia. All packed with the correct emulator. If you don't see the game you are looking for, feel free to contact us and ask.

Mega Man 2

Mega Man 2

Mega Man 2, known in Japan as Rockman 2, is an action platformer created by Capcom in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was the second title in the Mega Man series and...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-03-26Tags: anime nes original game platform science fiction shoot em up

Kings of the Beach

Kings of the Beach

Kings of the Beach is a beach volley game created by Electronic Arts initially for MS-DOS in 1998, then ported to Commodore 64 in 1989 and finally released for the NES in 1990. Th...

Year: 1990 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-05-19Tags: beach volley birds-eye view north america south america volleyball

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up south america

Sweet Home

Sweet Home

Sweet Home is a survival horror roleplaying game produced and published by Capcom for the Famicom in 1989. Although it was released exclusively for Japan, it received an excellent translation for English speaking players.

Year: 1989 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-03-22Tags: horror jrpg mystery nes original game non-linear puzzle-solving survival horror

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx is a Japanese RPG created by Bullet-Proof Software originally in 1984 for the NEC-PC 8801. It was the first role-playing game developed in Japan, taking inspiration from big western hits such as Wizardry and Ultima.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-22Tags: dungeon crawler fantasy first-person japan turn-based

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out! is one of the most iconic boxing games and was developed and published by Nintendo in 1987 for the Arcade and NES. It later made its way onto the Wii in 2...

Year: 1987 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-04-09Tags: boxing coin-up conversion licensed nes

Gradius

Gradius

Gradius is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Konami, initially in 1985 as an arcade. The game was ported to MSX and NES in 1986 and released outside of Japan with the name "Nemesis.

Year: 1986 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game is a platformer created by Sunsoft for the NES in 1989, right after the Batman movie by Tim Burton. It should not be confused with the Batman videogame crea...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-11Tags: licensed movies nes original game side-scrolling superhero

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a fantasy cinematic 2D platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner. It was initially released in 1989 for the Apple II.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-05-05Tags: apple 2 original game cinematic freeware middle east platform puzzle-solving

Mega Man

Mega Man

Mega Man (aka Rockman) is a platform game developed and published by Capcom in 1987 for NES. It is the first in the Mega Man franchise, which boasts a voluminous library of games. ...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: anime arcade platform-shooter

Super Contra

Super Contra

Super contra is an arcade game developed and published by Konami in 1988, also ported for Nintendo Entertainment in 1990 This installment is a sequel to the legendary Contra (1987...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: aliens coin-up conversion multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

Super Cars

Super Cars

Super Cars is a top-down racing game created by Magnetic Fields and published by Gremlin Graphics initially in 1990 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum. One year later it was ported to NES and Commodore 64.

Year: 1990 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game automobile combat racing competitive driving extra half-brite top-down transport

Star Wars NES

Star Wars NES

In occasion of the Star Wars Day 2018 (May the "Fourth") we present you a little gem: the Star Wars video game for the NES, developed by Beam Software and released by JVC in 1991. ...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-05-03Tags: licensed movies platform science fiction

Double Dragon II: The Revenge

Double Dragon II: The Revenge

Double Dragon II: The Revenge is a side-scrolling beat 'em up created originally as an arcade by Technos Japan, as sequel to Double Dragon. The game was ported to many home compute...

Year: 1989 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: 2 players arcade brawler coin-up conversion fighting