After multiple decades in the home console gaming business, Nintendo's library of beloved games are etched in the memories of players across the planet. Most of us will never forget the first time we plugged that shiny new Super Mario World cartridge in the Super Nintendo's slot, or the magical holiday season when we first stepped out into Kokiri Forest in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

Well, we hope you remember because that's the subject of this little quiz! Below we've collected 15 classic Nintendo games together with multiple options as to the year they were first released. Fair warning: read the questions carefully! We've switched the territory with a few of them to keep things spicy. You wouldn't want it to be too easy, would you?

So, can you remember when these Nintendo games debuted?

Which Years Were These Classic Nintendo Games Released?

The answer is 1990.

The seminal NES Mario platformer Super Mario Bros. 3 debuted in Japan in 1988, while Europe got it one year later than North America.


You scored x out of 15.

  • 0-5: Look, I even wasn't born for half of these, okay?!
  • 6-10: Not bad, not bad...
  • 11-15: Wow, you're a genuine time keeper!