Best Original Nintendo (NES) Games

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21 Metal Gear Metal Gear

The first of the series and still the best. The game is epic and is truly one of the greatest games of all time.

Metal Gear Solid for PS1 and GameCube are better. This is still a good game, but very HARD.

22 Ghosts 'n Goblins Ghosts 'n Goblins

Usually not a fan of games that are designed to piss you off on purpose but this game in my opinion was outstanding! The hardest game even today cause even when you beat the game you have to do the whole thing again to get the ending! Try it its almost impossible!

In my opinion, it should be higher. Along with super Mario bros, though, this game rose from the ashes of the crash of the game industry.

Hardest game of all time maybe! Stage 6 holy cow! Now that is challenging.

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23 Excitebike

One of the original cartridges that was available when the system came out in 1985, this game was not only fun for it's various courses, but especially fun because it was the first game I can recall that allowed you to design your own levels... VERY cool!

Excite bike is not as fun as I expected it to be I looked up on the internet and almost all of the top 10 and 20 nes games list excite bike was always and so I decided to buy the game it was pretty expensive and then I finally played it no music annyoing motor sound effects the stages are just switched color palletes and the game gets boring very quickly but that thing with designing your own levels was cool besides that I don't like the game at all

24 Mother

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks this game is that good. I thought this game would be low on the list/relatively obscure. - ryanbuchanan

25 Mega Man 4 Mega Man 4
26 Bubble Bobble Bubble Bobble

My friend and I love this game. We would spend hours playing this game over and over. We still have yet to completely defeat it together but we constantly quote it; forever and ever being "bubble buddies".

Your a dinosaur the blows bubbles - lopedogg55

27 Batman V 1 Comment
28 Godzilla: Monster of Monsters! Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!
29 Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II Zoda's Revenge: StarTropics II
30 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The game only takes 20 - 30 minutes to defeat and it's sequels were awesome too. It can be annoying and frustrating but it's cool to kill things and you can walk over and not jump over some hole.

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31 Double Dribble Double Dribble
32 R.B.I. Baseball R.B.I. Baseball
33 Star Wars
34 The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout V 1 Comment
35 Wild Gunman Wild Gunman
36 Spartan X
37 Dragon Warrior III

This game was so highly anticipated in Japan that children cut school to buy it, causing the Japanese government to pass legislation preventing all future games in the series from being released on school days. This law is still in effect.

not only the best RPG on the NES console, I still consider this game to be one of the top 5 RPGs of all time.

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38 Mega Man 5 Mega Man 5 V 1 Comment
39 TMNT 2: The Arcade Game TMNT 2: The Arcade Game

Best beat them all of the NES. I loved this game.

Awesome game but not as good as the first one.

40 1943: Battle of Midway 1943: Battle of Midway

Great game as long as you have a turbo controller, don't even think about making it past stage 10 with a non turbo controller

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