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1987 is a year when Nintendo released the Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe, along with Super Mario Bros. Major games of this year include Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Events

Timeline

Games released in 1987

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118 games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Air Fortress HAL Laboratory 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [1]
Arabian Dream Scheherazade Culture Brain 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [2]
Argos no Senshi: Hachamecha Daishingeki Tecmo 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [3]
Artelius Nihon Bussan 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [4]
Athena SNK 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [5]
Attack Animal Gakuen Pony Canyon 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [6]
Bats & Terry Use 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [7]
Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser tono Tatakai Jaleco Entertainment 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [8]
Bomber King Hudson Soft 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [9]
Booby Kids Nihon Bussan 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [10]
Chester Field: Ankoku Shin e no Chousen Vic Tokai 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [11]
City Adventure Touch: Mystery of Triangle Toho 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [12]
Digital Devil Monogatari: Megami Tensei Namco 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [13]
Dragon Buster Namco 1987-01January 1987 Site GameFAQs [14]
Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami Enix Corporation 1987-01January 1987 Site GameFAQs [15]
Dragon Scroll: Yomigaerishi Maryuu Konami 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [16]
Dragon Slayer IV: Drasle Family Namco 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [17]
Dynamite Bowl Toshiba EMI 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [18]
Elnark no Zaihou Towachiki 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [19]
Esper Boukentai Jaleco Entertainment 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [20]
Exciting Boxing Konami 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [21]
Family Boxing Namco 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [22]
Family Jockey Namco 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [23]
Family Mahjong Namco 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [24]
Family Tennis Namco 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [25]
Family Trainer: Aerobics Studio Bandai 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [26]
Family Trainer: Famitre Daiundoukai Bandai 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [27]
Family Trainer: Jogging Race Bandai 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [28]
Family Trainer: Manhattan Police Bandai 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [29]
Family Trainer: Meiro Daisakusen Bandai 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [30]
Family Trainer: Tostugeki! Fuuun Takeshi Shiro Bandai 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [31]
Fantasy Zone Sunsoft 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [32]
Faxanadu Hudson Soft 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [33]
Final Fantasy SquareSoft 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [34]
Gegege no Kitarou 2: Youkai Gundan no Chousen Bandai 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [35]
Getsufuu Maden Konami 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [36]
Ginga no Sannin Nintendo 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [37]
Golf Club: Birdie Rush Data East 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [38]
Haja no Fuuin ASCII Entertainment 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [39]
Hana no Star Kaidou Victor Interactive Software 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [40]
Hector '87 Hudson Soft 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [41]
Heracles no Eikou: Toujin Makyouden Data East 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [42]
Hi no Tori: Gaou no Bouken Konami 1987-01January 1987 Site GameFAQs [43]
Higemaru Makaijima: Nanatsu no Shima Daibouken Capcom 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [44]
Highway Star SquareSoft 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [45]
Hikari no Senshi Photon: The Ultimate Game on Planet Earth Takara 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [46]
Hiryu no Ken: Ougi no Sho Culture Brain 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [47]
Hokkaidou Rensa Satsujin: Ohotsuku ni Kiyu Login Soft 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [48]
Hokuto no Ken II: Seikimatsu Kyuuseishu Densetsu Toei Animation 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [49]
Hoshi o Miru Hito HOT・B 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [50]
Ide Yosuke Meijin no Jissen Mahjong Capcom 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [51]
Igo: Kyuu Roban Taikyoku Bullet Proof Software 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [52]
Ikinari Musician Tokyo Shoseki 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [53]
Indora no Hikari Kemco 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [54]
Jikuu Yuten: Debias Namco 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [55]
JJ: Tobidase Daisakusen Part II SquareSoft 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [56]
Jongbou K Amusement Leasing 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [57]
Joust HAL Laboratory 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [58]
Kaiketsu Yancha Maru Irem 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [59]
Karaoke Studio Bandai 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [60]
Karaoke Studio Senyou Cassette Vol. 1 Bandai 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [61]
Karnov Namco 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [62]
Kyonshis 2 Taito Corporation 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [63]
Labyrinth: Maou no Meikyuu Tokuma Shoten 1987-01January 1987 Site GameFAQs [64]
Law of the West Pony Canyon 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [65]
Lost Word of Jenny: Ushinawareta Message Takara 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [66]
Lupin Sansei: Pandora no Isan Namco 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [67]
Magnum Kiki Ippatsu: Empire City 1931 Toshiba EMI 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [68]
Majou Densetsu II: Daimashikyou Galious Konami 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [69]
Metal Gear Konami 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [70]
Mezase Pachi Pro: Pachiokun Coconuts Japan 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [71]
Mickey Mouse: Fushigi no Kuni do Daibouken Hudson Soft 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [72]
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! Nintendo 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [73]
Millipede: Kyodai Konchuu no Gyakushuu HAL Laboratory 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [74]
Minelvaton Saga: Ragon no Fukkatsu Taito Corporation 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [75]
Miracle Ropitt: 2100-Toshi no Daibouken King Records 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [76]
Mirai Shinwa Jarvas Taito Corporation 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [77]
Moero!! Pro Yakyuu Jaleco Entertainment 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [78]
Momotarou Densetsu: Peach Boy Legend Hudson Soft 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [79]
Morita Shogi SETA Corporation 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [80]
Mugen Senshi Valis Tokuma Shoten 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [81]
Nankoku Shirei!! Spy vs. Spy Kemco 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [82]
Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-Kun Technos Japan 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [83]
Outlanders Victor Interactive Software 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [84]
Pocket Zaurus: Ju Ouken no Nazo Bandai 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [85]
Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium '87 Namco 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [86]
Rambo Pack-In-Video 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [87]
RockMan Capcom 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [88]
Romancia Tokyo Shoseki 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [89]
Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Bandai 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [90]
Salamander Konami 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [91]
Sanma no Meitantei Namco 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [92]
Shanghai Sunsoft 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [93]
Shinjinrui: The New Type Hudson Soft 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [94]
Side Pocket Namco 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [95]
Spelunker II: Yuushahe no Chousen Irem 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [96]
Star Wars Namco 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [97]
Stargate HAL Laboratory 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [98]
Stick Hunter: Exciting Ice Hockey K Amusement Leasing 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [99]
Superman Kemco 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [100]
SWAT: Special Weapons and Tactics Toei Animation 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [101]
Taito Grand Prix: Eikou e no License Taito Corporation 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [102]
Takahashi Meijin no Bug-tte Honey Hudson Soft 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [103]
Tenka no Goikenban: Mito Koumon Sunsoft 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [104]
Tetsudou-Oh DB Soft 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [105]
The Black Bass HOT・B 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [106]
The Goonies II: Fratelli Saigo no Chousen Konami 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [107]
Tokoro-San no Mamorumo Semerumo Epic Sony Record 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [108]
Top Gun Konami 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [109]
Tsuppari Oozumou Tecmo 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [110]
Uchuusen Cosmo Carrier Jaleco Entertainment 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [111]
Ultima: Kyoufu no Exodus Pony Canyon 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [112]
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord ASCII Entertainment 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [113]
Woody Poko DB Soft 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [114]
Yamamura Misa Suspense: Kyouto Ryuu no Tera Satsujin Jiken Taito Corporation 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [115]
Youkai Club Jaleco Entertainment 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [116]
Zoids: Chuuou Tairiku no Tatakai Toshiba EMI 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [117]
Zombie Hunter Hi-Score Media Work 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [118]

53 licensed and 2 unlicensed games were released in North America.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Trojan Capcom 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [119]
Pro Wrestling Nintendo 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [120]
Soccer Nintendo 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [121]
Volleyball Nintendo 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [122]
Rush'n Attack Konami 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [123]
Track & Field Konami 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [124]
BurgerTime Data East 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [125]
Castlevania Konami 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [126]
Ikari Warriors SNK 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [127]
Side Pocket Data East 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [128]
Athletic World Bandai 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [129]
Kid Icarus Nintendo 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [130]
Mighty Bomb Jack Tecmo 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [131]
Rygar Tecmo 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [132]
Section-Z Capcom 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [133]
Solomon's Key Tecmo 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [134]
Arkanoid Taito Corporation 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [135]
Athena SNK 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [136]
Elevator Action Taito Corporation 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [137]
Metroid Nintendo 1987-08-15August 1987 Site GameFAQs [138]
Slalom Nintendo 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [139]
The Legend of Kage Taito Corporation 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [140]
The Legend of Zelda Nintendo 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [141]
3-D WorldRunner Acclaim 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [142]
Deadly Towers Brøderbund 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [143]
Double Dribble Konami 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [144]
Lode Runner Brøderbund 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [145]
Raid on Bungeling Bay Brøderbund 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [146]
Ring King Data East 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [147]
Sky Kid Sunsoft 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [148]
Spelunker Brøderbund 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [149]
Spy Hunter Sunsoft 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [150]
Sqoon Irem 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [151]
Stadium Events Bandai 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [152]
Star Voyager Acclaim 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [153]
Stinger Konami 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [154]
Tiger-Heli Acclaim 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [155]
Winter Games Acclaim 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [156]
Alpha Mission SNK 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [157]
Lunar Pool FCI 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [158]
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! Nintendo 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [159]
Rad Racer Nintendo 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [160]
Zanac FCI 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [161]
BreakThru Data East 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [162]
Gotcha! The Sport! LJN 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [163]
Jaws LJN 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [164]
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja Data East 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [165]
Star Force Tecmo 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [166]
Super Pitfall Activision 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [167]
The Goonies II Konami 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [168]
The Karate Kid LJN 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [169]
Top Gun Konami 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [170]
Mega Man Capcom 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [171]
Wizards & Warriors Acclaim 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [172]
Gauntlet (unlicensed) Tengen 19871987 Site GameFAQs [173]
Pac-Man (unlicensed) Tengen 19871987 Site GameFAQs [174]

21 games were released in Europe.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Alpha Mission SNK 19871987 Site GameFAQs [175]
Balloon Fight Nintendo 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [176]
Clu Clu Land Nintendo 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [177]
Devil World Nintendo 1987-07July 1987 Site GameFAQs [178]
Donkey Kong 3 Nintendo 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [179]
Donkey Kong Jr. Nintendo 1987-06June 1987 Site GameFAQs [180]
Duck Hunt Nintendo 1987-08August 1987 Site GameFAQs [181]
Hogan's Alley Nintendo 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [182]
Kid Icarus Nintendo 1987-02February 1987 Site GameFAQs [183]
Kung Fu Nintendo 1987-04April 1987 Site GameFAQs [184]
Les Chevaliers du Zodiaque: La Legende d'Or Bandai 19871987 Site GameFAQs [185]
Lunar Pool FCI 19871987 Site GameFAQs [186]
Mach Rider Nintendo 1987-03March 1987 Site GameFAQs [187]
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! Nintendo 1987-12December 1987 Site GameFAQs [188]
Pro Wrestling Nintendo 1987-09September 1987 Site GameFAQs [189]
Slalom Nintendo 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [190]
Soccer Nintendo 1987-01January 1987 Site GameFAQs [191]
Super Mario Bros. Nintendo 1987-05May 1987 Site GameFAQs [192]
The Legend of Zelda Nintendo 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [193]
Volleyball Nintendo 1987-11November 1987 Site GameFAQs [194]
Wrecking Crew Nintendo 1987-10October 1987 Site GameFAQs [195]

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