Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library book by Pat Contri

Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library book by Pat Contri


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Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 1985-1995 is an expansive and thorough look at one of the greatest video game libraries of all time – the Nintendo Entertainment System. This 450 page book covers all licensed and unlicensed games released during the system’s lifespan, and features information and reviews on hundreds of classic (and not so classic) 8-bit games. The NES had nearly 800 unique game cartridges released for it during its lifetime. While almost every video game fan has played or at least heard of the more famous titles, there were many, many games that weren’t as popular or well-known. This book features all of them, with detailed information such as the release date, developer, publisher, genre, availability, and more, as well as a review and rating for each title.

There’s also a separate “Reflections” section for each game where the author of that review can expound upon the game more, comment on interesting aspects of the game, or even go off on a tangent about video game history, or muse about childhood memories or a humorous anecdote the game may have conjured up.

Book Sections:

Foreword: written by Blake Harris, author of the hit video game history/drama book Console Wars!

750+ North American game reviews and reflections

30+ PAL exclusive reviews

10 HES exclusive reviews

Test cart overview

Promo/special game carts

North American game cart variants

Popular NES controllers and accessories

Unreleased NES Game Examples

Supplemental Articles:
“Horror on the NES” by James Rolfe
“How the NES Zapper Works by Joey Desena
“In Their Words – The NES Launch” by Frank Cifaldi
“Color Dreams and Wisdom Tree” by Karen Niemla
“Tengen and the Nintendo Lawsuit” by Norm Caruso
“The Dragon Warrior Giveaway” by Pat Contri
“Nintendo’s Censorship Hypocrisy” by Pat Contri
“From Plastic to Pixels” by Dan Eardley
“Why Was Music So Good on the NES?” by Brent Black
“The Licensed Property NES Game Addiction” by Andre Meadows

Note: this book is not authorized or endorsed by Nintendo. All registered trademarks, game art, and game screenshots used are copyright their respective holders and are utilized here under Fair Use.

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