Top 6 NES Games To Start Your Collection

Posted by DKOldies on Jun. 15th, 2015

If you are looking to get started into the retro gaming world and have only a small clue as to what to get, look no further. We have complied a list of Nintendo Entertainment System games that are a must have for all fans. 

1.Super Mario Bros.  

 Super Mario Bros.

The all around, most well known game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game-play is simple yet tough to master. Follow Mario and his brother Luigi through the Mushroom Kingdom on their quest to save Princess Peach from the evil Bowser. Classic! You have Super Mario Bros. 1, 2, and 3 to choose from but you can't go wrong with the original. 

2.The Legend of Zelda

Breaking the mold when it came to NES adventure titles. You play as Link in a world of mystery and monsters. Find your way through dungeons and fight big bosses to get your chance to take out Gannon. Saving Princess Zelda is your goal in this must have for your budding collection. Remember, It's dangerous to go alone, take this.


Addicting puzzle games are here to stay and this was no exception back in 1986. Unending levels that increase there speed, time and time again. The objective is to clear 4 lines in a row to achieve a Tetris. Can you become the Czar of Puzzledness? 

4.Tecmo Super Bowl Football

Everyone knows Football is Americas favorite game. So why would you not have the best pigskin game on the NES? Gather your friends up for competition like no other. Complete with all the cut-scenes, Teams, and Players you remember.  Just don't forget, using Bo Jackson repeatedly is considered cheating in many retro gaming circles. Touch Down!

5.Final Fantasy

The game that started one of the most popular role playing series of all time. Go on an adventure with your allies to save the kingdom and the world from destruction. Battle creatures in forests, dungeons and ruins. Explore lands and become something greater the when you began. Battles, magic, treasure, and friendship. It is all here. Highly recommended for any RPG fan.


Cooperative game play at it's best on the NES. Team up or play alone on the mission of you life. Use power ups to fight your way through swarms of enemies and bosses to defeat the Aliens. Contra can make or break a friendship so beware.

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