With the release of the PS4 and the Xbox One, it’s all about eye-popping graphics and true-to-life gameplay.
It almost feels like we’ve forgotten what made gaming great in the first place…
The first big home gaming system success was the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and it was a fraction—literally—of these new systems being released. Here are some amazing 8-bit Nintendo facts:
In case the animated GIF doesn’t load, here are the facts:
- The largest NES game used 1 MB of space, which is the equivlent of a :60 second mp3.
- The combined RAM of all 61.9 million units sold would equal about 118 GB.
- This animated GIF and blog post about 8-BIt Nintendo facts is shamefully short.
To make up for the lack of facts, let me present to you these two posts:
What was your favorite 8-bit game?
If you’re like me, narrowing it down to one might be too hard, so maybe I should ask for your top three. 😉 I would list mine as such:
- Super Mario Bros.
- The Legend of Zelda
Not in this order and I better finish up this post before I change this from three to five and then five to ten. 😛