In the spirit of our list making, I thought I would first break out my top 10 per console, system or whatever, assuming I have 10 games that I like (I'm talking to you Sega Saturn). Once I have that, I'll select from that and turn it all into my top 100 list. So without further ado here are the NES Titles.

10.   Ironsword: Wizards and Warriors II

Wizards and Warriors was a solid action game, but it's sequel Ironsword took it to a whole different level. Throw in some magic, equipment upgrades, nice looking bosses and some giant animals asking for golden treasures and you've got not only one of the most improved sequels ever made, but an absolutely solid game for any 8-bit library. Plus, it may only be #10 on this list, but on the sexiest box art of all time list it's #1.

9.  Super Mario Bros.

Let's face it, this is the game that brought Nintendo to show and most of us to Nintendo for that matter. It's legendary and deserves every bit of praise it gets. Almost everything I love about gaming is summed up in this game. Great controls, catchy music, chock full of secrets, and an absolutely whimsical nature.

8.  Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse

Castlevania III's soundtrack alone is enough to get it on this list. I honestly don't think it was topped by any other 8 bit game.  However besides it's much refined action from its predecessors it offers up multiple characters, multiple paths, and mulitple endings. All of that guarantees its a game you'll want to play multiple times through. Assuming you're not too much of a pussy and can complete it.

7. Mega Man 2

Mega Man 2 is an all-time classic and probably the game most responsible for the series' success thanks to the original's god awful box art. I remember seeing screenshots of this game prior to its release in a game magazine and being utterly confused. The box to the first game looked so bad.... and yet these graphics were amazing! How could this be. Turns out the game was even better than those scans. It was a touch on the easy side, but aside from that there was nothing but greatness from this game.

6.  The Legend of Zelda

WIthout question the Legend of Zelda was the first grand adventure for the NES, and for an entire generation of gamers. A giant overworld, 9 different labyrinths to explore, and the monsters. Soooo many different monsters. The only thing that out numbered them were the secrets that seemed to be hidden on every screen.  And maybe the most amazing this is that the game still holds up even now. If you haven't played it before, grab a map of Hyrule (you'll need it) and maybe a sandwich an go on an adventure.

Posted by robio Sun, 03 Apr 2016 00:09:59 (comments: 46)
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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 02:05:26

Do you have a spare room which I may borrow for a night?

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 02:10:11
Someone say fisting?

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 02:10:59

Now THAT'S the kind of man you marry!  <3

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 02:55:24

LOL Gold, pure gold.

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 07:22:37

Looks more like a steel or iron fist than a gold one.

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 13:12:32
This list should be deleted. Everybody knows NES sucks. Search your feelings.
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