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Nintendo Power Volume 1 - Scan

Nintendo Power Vol. 1

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Games released in 1988

Nintendo Entertainment System

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141 games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
'89 Dennou Kyuusei Uranai Jingukan Polaris 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [1]
8 Eyes SETA Corporation 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [2]
Airwolf Kyugo Boueki 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [3]
Akira Taito Corporation 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [4]
Alien Syndrome Sunsoft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [5]
America Daitouryou Senkyo: United State Presidental Race Hect 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [6]
American Football: Touch Down Fever K Amusement Leasing 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [7]
Arkanoid II Taito Corporation 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [8]
Ballblazer Pony Canyon 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [9]
Be-Bop High School: Koukousei Gokuraku Densetsu Data East 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [10]
Best Play Pro Yakyuu ASCII Entertainment 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [11]
Captain Silver Tokuma Shoten 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [12]
Captain Tsubasa Tecmo 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [13]
Chou-Wakusei Senki MetaFight Sunsoft 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [14]
Chuugoku Senseijutsu Jaleco Entertainment 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [15]
Cobra Command Data East 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [16]
Contra Konami 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [17]
Cosmo Police Galivan Nihon Bussan 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [18]
Cycle Race: Road Man Tonkin House 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [19]
Daisenryaku Bothtec 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [20]
Deep Dungeon III: Yuushi heno Tabi SquareSoft 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [21]
Deja Vu: Akumu wa Hotouni Yatte Raita Kemco 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [22]
Densetsu no Kishi Elrond Jaleco Entertainment 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [23]
Dokuganryu Masamune Namco 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [24]
Donald Duck Kemco 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [25]
Donald Land Data East 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [26]
Double Dragon Technos Japan 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [27]
Dragon Ball: Daimaou Fukkatsu Bandai 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [28]
Dragon Quest III Soshite Densetsu e... Enix Corporation 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [29]
Eggerland: Meikyuu no Fukkatsu HAL Laboratory 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [30]
Elysion Tokyo Shoseki 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [31]
Erika to Satoru no Yume Bouken Namco 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [32]
Famicom Meijinsen SNK 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [33]
Famicom Wars Nintendo 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [34]
Family Circuit Namco 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [35]
Family Mahjong II: Shanghai he no Michi Namco 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [36]
Family Quiz: 4-nin wa Rival Athena 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [37]
Family Trainer: Fuuun! Takeshi Shiro 2 Bandai 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [38]
Fantasy Zone II: Opa-Opa no Namida Sunsoft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [39]
Fighting Golf SNK 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [40]
Fighting Road Toei Animation 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [41]
Final Fantasy II SquareSoft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [42]
Final Lap Namco 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [43]
Fleet Commander ASCII Entertainment 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [44]
Fudo Myouoden Taito Corporation 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [45]
Gambler Jiko Chuushinha Asmik Ace Entertainment 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [46]
Genpei Toumaden Namco 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [47]
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu Kemco 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [48]
Godzilla: King of the Monsters Toho 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [49]
Golgo 13: Dai 1 Shou: Kamigami no Koukon Vic Tokai 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [50]
Gradius II Konami 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [51]
Great Tank SNK 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [52]
Guardic Gaiden Irem 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [53]
Guevara SNK 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [54]
Hanjuku Hero SquareSoft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [55]
Hiryu no Ken II: Dragon no Tsubasa Culture Brain 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [56]
Hitler no Fukkatsu: Top Secret Capcom 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [57]
Hototogisu Irem 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [58]
Ikari II: Dogosoken K Amusement Leasing 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [59]
Jarin-Ko Chie: Bakudan Musume no Shiawase Sagashi Konami 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [60]
Jekyll Hakase no Hōma ga Toki Toho 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [61]
Jumbo Ozaki no Hole in One Professional HAL Laboratory 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [62]
Kaguya Hime Densetsu Victor Interactive Software 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [63]
Kai no Bouken: The Quest of Ki Namco 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [64]
Kaijuu Monogatari Namco 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [65]
Kame no Ongaeshi: Urashima Densetsu Hudson Soft 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [66]
Kakefu Kimi no Jump Tengoku: Speed Jigoku Vic Tokai 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [67]
Kamen no Ninja: Akakage Toei Animation 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [68]
Kamen Rider Club: Gekitotsu Shocker Land Bandai 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [69]
Karaoke Studio Senyou Cassette Vol. 2 Bandai 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [70]
King of Kings Namco 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [71]
Knight Rider Pack-In-Video 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [72]
Konamik Sports in Seoul Konami 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [73]
Kujaku Ou Pony Canyon 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [74]
Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium Taito Corporation 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [75]
Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium '88 Senshuu Shin Data Version Taito Corporation 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [76]
Mad City Konami 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [77]
Maison Ikkoku Bothtec 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [78]
Maniac Mansion Jaleco Entertainment 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [79]
Matsumoto Akira no Kabushiki Hisshougaku Imagineer 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [80]
Meitantei Holmes: Kiri no London Satsujin Jiken Towachiki 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [81]
Mito Koumon II: Sekai Manyuu Ki Sunsoft 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [82]
Moero!! Junior Basket: Two on Two Jaleco Entertainment 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [83]
Moero!! Pro Soccer Jaleco Entertainment 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [84]
Moero!! Pro Tennis Jaleco Entertainment 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [85]
Moero!! Pro Yakyuu '88: Kettei Ban Jaleco Entertainment 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [86]
Momotarou Dentetsu Hudson Soft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [87]
Nakajima Satoru: F-1 Hero Varie 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [88]
Namco Classic Namco 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [89]
Napoleon Senki Irem 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [90]
Nekketsu Koukou Dodge Ball Bu Technos Japan 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [91]
Ninja Ryuukenden Tecmo 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [92]
Ninja-Kun: Ashura no Shou UPL 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [93]
Nobunaga no Yabou: Zenkokuban Koei 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [94]
Olympus no Tatakai: Ai no Densetsu Imagineer 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [95]
Paris-Dakar Rally Special! CBS Sony Group 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [96]
Predator Pack-In-Video 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [97]
Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium '88 Nendoban Namco 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [98]
Pro Yakyuu? Satsujin Jiken! Capcom 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [99]
Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 Taito Corporation 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [100]
Reigen Doushi Pony Canyon 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [101]
Ripple Island Sunsoft 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [102]
RockMan 2: Dr. Wily no Nazo Capcom 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [103]
Rollerball HAL Laboratory 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [104]
Rolling Thunder Namco 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [105]
Salad no Kuni no Tomato Hime Hudson Soft 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [106]
Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Kanketsu Hen Bandai 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [107]
Saiyuuki World Jaleco Entertainment 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [108]
San Goku Shi Koei 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [109]
San Goku Shi: Chuugen no Hasha Namco 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [110]
Sanada Juu Yuushi Kemco 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [111]
Satsui no Kaisou: Power Soft Satsujin Jiken HAL Laboratory 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [112]
Sensha Senryaku: Sabaku no Kitsune Kemco 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [113]
Shogun Hect 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [114]
Shoukoushi Cedie Fuji Television 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [115]
Soccer League - Winner's Cup Data East 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [116]
Sukeban Deka III Toei Animation 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [117]
Super Black Onyx Bullet Proof Software 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [118]
Super Dyna'mix Badminton Vap 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [119]
Super Mario Bros. 3 Nintendo 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [120]
Super Pinball Coconuts Japan 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [121]
Super Real Baseball '88 Vap 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [122]
Taiyou no Shinden: Asteka II Tokyo Shoseki 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [123]
Takeda Shingen HOT・B 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [124]
Takeshi no Sengoku Fuuunko Taito Corporation 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [125]
Tanigawa Kouji no Shogi Shinan II: Meijin e no Michi Pony Canyon 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [126]
Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Yokohama Minato Renzoku Satsujin Jiken Data East 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [127]
Tatakae!! Ramen-Man: Sakuretsu Choujin 102 Gei Bandai 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [128]
Tetris Bullet Proof Software 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [129]
Tetsuwan Atom Konami 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [130]
The Black Bass II HOT・B 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [131]
The Money Game Sofel 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [132]
The Triathron K Amusement Leasing 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [133]
Top Rider Varie 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [134]
Totsuzen! Macho Man Vic Tokai 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [135]
Touhou Kenbun Roku Natsume 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [136]
Tsuri Kichi Sanpei: Blue Marlin Hen Victor Interactive Software 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [137]
Viva! Las Vegas Epic Sony Record 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [138]
Wai Wai Worl Konami 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [139]
Youkai Douchuuki Namco 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [140]
Ys Victor Interactive Software 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [141]

58 licensed and 3 unlicensed games were released in North America.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
1943: The Battle of Midway Capcom 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [142]
Adventure Island Hudson Soft 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [143]
Anticipation Nintendo 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [144]
Bases Loaded Jaleco Entertainment 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [145]
Bionic Commando Capcom 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [146]
Blades of Steel Konami 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [147]
Blaster Master Sunsoft 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [148]
Bubble Bobble Taito Corporation 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [149]
Bump 'n' Jump Vic Tokai 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [150]
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Konami 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [151]
City Connection Jaleco Entertainment 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [152]
Cobra Command Data East 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [153]
Contra Konami 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [154]
Defender II HAL Laboratory 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [155]
Donkey Kong Classics Nintendo 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [156]
Double Dragon Tradewest 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [157]
Dr. Chaos FCI 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [158]
Dragon Power Bandai 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [159]
Freedom Force Sunsoft 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [160]
Galaga: Demons of Death Bandai 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [161]
Ghostbusters Activision 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [162]
Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode Vic Tokai 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [163]
Gun.Smoke Capcom 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [164]
Ice Hockey Nintendo 1988-03March 1988 Site GameFAQs [165]
Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road SNK 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [166]
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Mindscape 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [167]
Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy SNK 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [168]
Jackal Konami 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [169]
Jeopardy! GameTek 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [170]
Joust HAL Laboratory 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [171]
Karnov Data East 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [172]
Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf SNK 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [173]
Legendary Wings Capcom 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [174]
Life Force Konami 1988-08August 1988 Site GameFAQs [175]
Magmax FCI 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [176]
Major League Baseball LJN 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [177]
Metal Gear Ultra 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [178]
Mickey Mousecapade Capcom 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [179]
Millipede HAL Laboratory 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [180]
Milon's Secret Castle Hudson Soft 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [181]
Othello Acclaim 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [182]
Paperboy Mindscape 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [183]
Platoon Sunsoft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [184]
R.C. Pro-Am Nintendo 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [185]
Racket Attack Jaleco Entertainment 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [186]
Rambo Acclaim 1988-05May 1988 Site GameFAQs [187]
Rampage Data East 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [188]
Renegade Taito Corporation 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [189]
Robo Warrior Jaleco Entertainment 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [190]
Seicross FCI 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [191]
Skate or Die Ultra 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [192]
Spy vs. Spy Kemco 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [193]
Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt Nintendo 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [194]
Super Mario Bros. 2 Nintendo 1988-10October 1988 Site GameFAQs [195]
Super Team Games Nintendo 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [196]
Superman Kemco 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [197]
Town & Country Surf Designs: Wood & Water Rage LJN 1988-02February 1988 Site GameFAQs [198]
Wheel of Fortune GameTek 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [199]
Xenophobe Sunsoft 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [200]
Xevious Bandai 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [201]
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Nintendo 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [202]
Alien Syndrome (unlicensed) Tengen 19881988 Site GameFAQs [203]
R.B.I. Baseball (unlicensed) Tengen 19881988 Site GameFAQs [204]
Vindicators (unlicensed) Tengen 19881988 Site GameFAQs [205]

21 games were released in Europe.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Airwolf Acclaim 19881988 Site GameFAQs [206]
Athletic World Bandai 1988-07July 1988 Site GameFAQs [207]
California Games Milton Bradley 19881988 Site GameFAQs [208]
Castlevania Konami 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [209]
City Connection Jaleco Entertainment 19881988 Site GameFAQs [210]
Dragon Ball: Le Secret Du Dragon Bandai 19881988 Site GameFAQs [211]
Galaga Bandai 19881988 Site GameFAQs [212]
Gradius Konami 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [213]
Gumshoe Nintendo 1988-06June 1988 Site GameFAQs [214]
Ice Hockey Nintendo 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [215]
Metal Gear Konami 19881988 Site GameFAQs [216]
Metroid Nintendo 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [217]
Mighty Bomb Jack Tecmo 19881988 Site GameFAQs [218]
R.C. Pro-Am Nintendo 1988-04April 1988 Site GameFAQs [219]
Rad Racer Nintendo 1988-01January 1988 Site GameFAQs [220]
Stadium Events Bandai 19881988 Site GameFAQs [221]
Super Mario Bros./Tetris/Nintendo World Cup Nintendo 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [222]
The Goonies II Konami 1988-12December 1988 Site GameFAQs [223]
Top Gun Konami 1988-11November 1988 Site GameFAQs [224]
Wild Gunman Nintendo 1988-02February1988 Site GameFAQs [225]
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Nintendo 1988-09September 1988 Site GameFAQs [226]

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