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The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is an Nintendo Entertainment System with controller
Nintendo Family Computer

Top: NES Control deck (with detachable controllers).
Bottom: Japanese Family Computer ("Famicom") main unit (with hardwired controllers).
Also known asFamily Computer/Famicom (Japan)
Hyundai Comboy (Korea)
Samurai (India)DeveloperNintendo R&D2ManufacturerNintendoTypeHome video game consoleGenerationThird generationRelease date
  • JP: July 15, 1983 (1983-07-15) (Famicom)
  • NA: October 18, 1985 (1985-10-18)8-bit third-generation home video game console produced by Nintendo. Nintendo first released it in Japan as the Family Computer,[a] commonly known as the Famicom,[b] in 1983. The NES, a remodelled version, was released internationally in the following years.

    The NES featured a number of groundbreaking games, such as the platform game Super Mario Bros, the action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda and the action game Metroid. As one of the best-selling gaming consoles of its time, the NES helped revitalize the US video game industry following the video game crash of 1983.[11] Nintendo introduced a now-standard business model of licensing third-party developers to produce and distribute games for the NES.[12] The NES was succeeded by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.