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Nintendo era
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Nintendo era

In video gaming, the Nintendo era is the era when the Nintendo Entertainment System dominated the gaming market. The Sega Master System and Atari 7800 were also part of this era. It began approximately two years after the video game crash of 1983. Censorship of video games was often used in localizing Japanese games to North America.

The Nintendo era was considered "the stone age of console role-playing video games" and was the birth of the side-scroller. It is the era when some famous video game series like Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Double Dragon, Mega Man, Castlevania, Final Fantasy, and Dragon Quest began (but not necessarily on the NES). The Mario and Luigi characters were born before the video game crash.

Table of contents
1 Consoles of the Nintendo era
2 Video game franchises established during the Nintendo era
3 See also

Consoles of the Nintendo era

Video game franchises established during the Nintendo era

See also