20 years of the Super Nintendo: The US Launch Games.

Super Mario World, the pack-in game (amazing music video below):


There’s nothing to say about this game that hasn’t been said countless times and by more eloquent people but it really is, in many ways, the perfection of the gameplay introduced on the NES in Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. 3. That Mario has taken on an iconic status to rival that of Mickey Mouse is not shocking given that an entire generation grew up interaction with and adventuring with a plumber from Brooklyn. Nothing is stranger than real life.

F-Zero, the seizure inducing racing game (custom track video below):

Pilot Wings, the flying simulator slash parachuting disasters simulator (Video of my peak skill level….;):


Gradius III, one of those crazy shot-em-up games…not so much my cup of tea, but a lot of people love it:

Sim City SNES, the Dubai simulator before Dubai knew what was up:

About kehlbayern

Kehl Bayern is a full-time graduate student living in Boston, Massachusetts as well as a part-time author. His first published work will be arriving shortly for all major retail outlets. Other than these two monotonous things, Kehl enjoys animated gifs as well as most internet humor, food (particularly Japanese and French cuisine), music, video games, and sporadic and too infrequent bits of high culture. View all posts by kehlbayern

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