Three games from 10 Systems to start off your collectionA list of 30 games created by Aquova on 29th March 2017
Super Mario Bros. (Japan, USA)NES
Focusing on a humble plumber and his brother setting out to rescue a Princess who has been kidnapped by a vile lizard king, Super Mario Bros. is a platformer created by Shigeru Miyamoto, published by Nintendo, and is one of the best selling video games of all time.
Mega Man 2 (USA)NES
First released in 1989, Mega Man 2 once again pits Mega Man and Dr. Light against the evil Dr. Wily and his mechanical creations. An influential title, it introduced E-tanks, a password system, and the series standard of eight Robot Masters.
Legend of Zelda, The (USA)NES
A young boy explores a huge overworld filled with enemies and dungeons to find and rescue Princess Zelda from the evil Ganon.
Chrono Trigger (USA)SNES
Take control of the lovable but mute protagonist Crono in this time-spanning collaborative effort from Square and Enix. Chrono Trigger follows the exploits of Crono as he and his friends attempt to save the world from a planet-devouring alien creature.
Super Metroid (Japan, USA) (En,Ja)SNES
Super Metroid is the third game in the Metroid series and the only Metroid game to be released on the Super Nintendo. It has become widely revered for its gameplay, atmosphere, and environmental storytelling, and continues to inspire many action-adventure games.
Super Mario World (USA)SNES
Super Mario World (Super Mario Bros. 4 in Japan) is a platforming game, released in 1990 in Japan and in 1991 alongside the SNES in North America. It marks the first appearance of Yoshi the dinosaur.
Legend of Zelda, The - Ocarina of Time (USA)N64
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is considered to be one of the greatest games of all time, due in large part to the seamless unity between traditional Zelda gameplay and the bold, artistic, 3D environment in which it is presented.
Star Fox 64 (USA)N64
Play as Fox McCloud, leader of the Star Fox team, in this on-rails space shooter to save the Lylat system from the evil forces of Andross.
Super Mario 64 (USA)N64
A landmark in videogames with 3D gameplay, Super Mario 64 set numerous standards for 3D platforming design upon its release.
Sonic & Knuckles + Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (World)Genesis
The concluding sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog 3, and the only Sega Genesis game to feature lock-on technology (allowing players to play as Knuckles in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and the ability to combine it with Sonic the Hedgehog 3 into one big adventure).
Ecco the Dolphin (USA, Europe)Genesis
First in a series that lasted until the Dreamcast, Ecco the Dolphin proved that high difficulty levels aren't a problem for some gamers.
Streets of Rage 2 (USA)Genesis
Mr. X and his powerful criminal syndicate have returned to the streets! Take control of one of four vigilantes and fight your way through the hordes of punks once again.
Pokemon - Red Version (USA, Europe)GB
Remember back when you were a kid, in the late 90s? Remember bragging to your friends about how you had more Pokemon than they did? Remember how shocked you were to find out that Blue was the champion? Remember trying to catch MISSINGNO.? Well, now you don't need to remember, 'cause thanks to Emuparadise, you can do it all over again. Now waxing nostalgic and play this masterpiece.
Legend of Zelda, The - Link's Awakening (USA, Europe)GB
The fourth game in the Legend of Zelda series and the first one to appear on a handheld. Link is trapped on Koholint Island, and to escape he must wake the Wind Fish by finding the Eight Instruments of the Sirens.
Super Mario Land 2 - 6 Golden Coins (USA, Europe)GB
While Mario was away in Sarasa Land, Wario sweeps in and puts the whole of Mario Land under a magic spell renaming it Wario Land. It's up to Mario to come back and save the day again!
Pokemon - Crystal Version (USA, Europe)GBC
Pokemon Crystal is the polished version of the second installment in the Pokemon series. Being a more complete version of Gold/Silver, it shares a lot of similarities, and is essentially the same game. However, Crystal has an extended story, and some events that were not present in Gold/Silver. You still play the role of a character from New Bark Town, but this time you're given the option to choose your gender. You set out on your journey the same way, but the story now has a bit more emphasis on the 3 legendary beasts of Johto (specifically Suicune). As usual, the wild Pokemon have changed a bit, and so has the list of ones available. Some Pokemon can even learn different moves than they could in Gold/Silver. If you're content with Gold/Silver, this game isn't really necessary, but if you haven't gotten either of the Johto region games, this one is recommended.
Pokemon Trading Card Game (USA)GBC
Pokémon Trading Card Game is based on the extremely popular card game of the same title. It features over two hundred cards to use.
Legend of Zelda, The - Oracle of Seasons (USA)GBC
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons is one of the two Oracle games released on the Game Boy Color. It featured the ability to change the four seasons as Link went on a quest to save the Oracle of Seasons, Din.
Metroid - Fusion (U)(GBANow)GBA
Metroid Fusion is a sidescrolling 2D action-game for the Game Boy Advance. Chronologically, it is also most recent game according to the Metroid Timeline.
Castlevania - Aria of Sorrow (U)(GBATemp)GBA
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is the third Castlevania installment for the Game Boy Advance, bringing the tale of Castlevania to the 21st century and putting players in the shoes of Soma Cruz, a seemingly-normal guy who has the power to absorb souls of the castle's demons and equip them.
Kingdom Hearts - Chain of Memories (U)(Venom)GBA
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories is a GBA-exclusive sequel to the PS2 hit, Kingdom Hearts, that features a card-based action battle system and a story that bridges the gap between Kingdom Hearts I and II.
9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors (U)NDS
Decide the fate of the 9 kidnapped people who are trapped on a ship and forced to play the Nonary Game, where players put their life on the line.
Ghost Trick - Phantom Detective (U)NDS
Ghost Trick puts the player in command of Sissel, who has only until dawn to figure out the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death.
Mario Kart DS (U)(SCZ)NDS
Mario Kart DS is the first game in the Mario Kart franchise to go online and the fifth overall in the series. As of April 2012, it has sold 22.57 million copies worldwide.
Chrono Cross [Disc1of2] [U]PSX
This sequel to the legendary Super Nintendo RPG Chrono Trigger abandons the first game's time travel theme in favor of a story about alternate universes.
Castlevania - Symphony of the Night [plus Music CD] [U]PSX
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a 2D action-adventure platformer known for introducing a new style of open-ended gameplay mixed with RPG-like mechanics.
Metal Gear Solid [U] (Disc 1) (v1.0)PSX
Battle-hardened operative Solid Snake returns to active duty, as terrorists have taken control of a top-secret nuclear weapons disposal facility in an island off of Alaska. It's up to Snake to stop a nuclear threat, rescue some hostages, and maybe find out his relation to these terrorists.
Super Smash Brothers MeleeGCN
Super smash bros melee is a platform fighting game in which many of Nintendos most popular characters fight each other on stages of varying sizes with their own unique arsenal of attacks. The game also offers a single player story like option where you choose a character and play through multiple levels till finally fighting the main boss and earning a trophy. There are a few characters available to unlock if you complete certain challenges too.
Take control of Samus Aran in her first 3D adventure as she battles the Space Pirates on Tallon IV while uncovering the mysterious disappearance of its inhabitants.
Sonic 2 BattleGCN
Sonic and Shadow clash once more in this Dreamcast's swan song now ported to Gamecube, featuring the same sprawling, fast-moving story told from both sides of the conflict. The multiplayer mode also returns, this time with the option to play as Amy Rose and Metal Sonic.