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Subject: Top 10 Video Games (1990)

Written By: yelimsexa on 10/23/17 at 11:19 am

As you can see on this board, yearly Top 10 lists for the greatest video games have been released. I'm opening up 1990, since it was a magical year in my childhood, being the first full year I had an NES. It was the twilight of the 8-bit era, but NES was still king with Sega still lacking a headlining title despite its heavy "Genesis Does" campaign while phasing out the Master System, with the Game Boy now well established giving Nintendo a portable power edge. Sure, most games are shorter, but they are much more easy to understand, provided that it isn't too tough with endless bullet fire, frustrating controls, or no continues. But there was an exciting future ahead, as at the end of the year, Sega had a CD-ROM prototype that would later be reworked to the Sega/Mega CD in 1992 and then later become the new standard for video game software, replacing the dominant cartridges of the time.

Note that these are based on North American releases, though feel free to add your own if released elsewhere.

1. Super Mario 3
2. Final Fantasy
3. Castlevania III
4. Mega Man 3
5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game
6. Super Monaco GP
7. Ninja Gaiden 2
8. Phantasy Star 2
9. Mickey Mouse (Genesis, underrated as this got four 9's in EGM's review)
10. Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers

Subject: Re: Top 10 Video Games (1990)

Written By: TheEarly90sFan on 10/23/17 at 9:20 pm

Darn, you beat me to it. I was going to start one of these threads for 1990, also. Here is my list:

1. Super Mario Bros. 3
2. Tetris for the NES
3. Pit-Fighter
4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game
5. Snake's Revenge
6. Bomberman
7. Mega Man 3
8. Ninja Gaiden 2
9. Castlevania 3: Dracula's Curse
10. Final Fantasy

Subject: Re: Top 10 Video Games (1990)

Written By: d90 on 10/24/17 at 8:41 pm

1.Super Mario Brothers 3
2. Final Fantasy III (This is not the Final Fantasy III(VI) that was released on Super Nes in 1994 This is the Famicom game that only got released in Japan.)
3. Dr Mario
4. Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II
5. Dragon Warrior IV
6.Mega Man III
7. Little Nemo Dream Master
8.Ninja Gaiden II
9. Fire Emblem
10.Parodius Da!

Subject: Re: Top 10 Video Games (1990)

Written By: d90 on 10/24/17 at 8:57 pm

1. Solar Striker
2.. Final Fantasy Legend II
3. Gargoyles Quest
4. Duck Tales
5. Double Dragon
6. Lunar Lander
7. Ninja Boy
8. F1 Race
9. Bubble Bobble
10.Revenge of the 'Gator

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