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The Ultimate NES Collection is a compilation game developed by Backbone Entertainment for the Wii featuring many of Nintendo's NES/Famicom titles. The game was released in 2010 and features several of Mario's NES titles.

List of Mario GamesEdit

Other NES GamesEdit

  • Urban Champion (1985)
  • Tennis (1985)
  • Balloon Fight (1985)
  • Clu Clu Land (1985)
  • Ice Climber (1985)
  • Duck Hunt (1985)
  • Excitebike (1985)
  • The Legend of Zelda (1987)
  • Zelda II: Link's Adventure (1988)
  • Metroid (1987)
  • Kid Icarus (1987)
  • Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (1987)
  • Ice Hockey (1988)
  • Mother (1989)
  • Tetris (1989)
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light (1990)
  • Fire Emblem Gaiden (1991)
  • Kirby's Adventure (1993)

TriviaEdit

  • The game can be considered Nintendo's answer to SEGA's Ultimate Genesis Collection on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Both games are compilations of the companys' most iconic games from their respective systems, and both games were developed by Backbone Entertainment.
  • This notably marks the first time the original versions of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light and Fire Emblem Gaiden were released outside of Japan.
  • The only NES Mario games not included in this compilation are Mario is Missing! and Mario's Time Machine, which were excluded due to being considered non-canon to Nintendo's NES library. Similarly, many popular third-party NES games such as Mega Man 2, Bomberman, Castlevania, and DuckTales were omitted due to licensing issues with their respective publishers.
  • The compilation can be played with a GameCube Controller, which is even recommended as the main controller configuration on the boxart.