1990 in video gaming

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Hardware Releases[edit | edit source]

Notable Game Releases[edit | edit source]

Business[edit | edit source]

  • Nintendo v. Color Dreams lawsuit: Nintendo sues Color Dreams over unlicensed production of Nintendo video games
  • THQ Inc.: Toy Head-Quarters merges with Trinity Acquisition Corporation
  • New companies: Eidos plc, Team17 Software Limited, Natsume Co., Ltd

Video game releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s) Platform(s)
688 Attack Sub 1990 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
8 Eyes 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia November 29, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
A.B. Cop 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
Abadox: The Deadly Inner War March, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
ActRaiser December 16, 1990 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons: Dragon Strike 1990 Video Game North America DOS
Adventures in the Magic Kingdom 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Adventures of Lolo 2 January 6, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Adventures of Lolo 2 March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventures of Lolo 3 December 26, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
After Burner II September 28, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
After Burner II March 22, 1990 Video Game North America Genesis
Air Buster 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Air Buster 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
Air Duel 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Air Inferno 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Akuma-kun: Makai no Wana February 24, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Alex Kidd in Shinobi World August, 1990 Video Game Europe Master System
Alex Kidd in Shinobi World 1990 Video Game North America Master System
Aliens 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Altered Beast 1990 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Altered Beast July 20, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
American Horseshoes 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Angband 1990 Video Game International Undefined
Aoi Blink April 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Aqua Jack 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Arch Rivals: A Basket Brawl! 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Arkista's Ring 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Armed Formation F 1990 Video Game North America PC-Engine
Ashura Blaster 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Atomic Punk August 31, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Atomic Robo-Kid 1990 Video Game International Mega Drive, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga
Atomic Robo-Kid Special January 19, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Aurail 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Back to the Future Part II & III September, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bad Dudes 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Bad Dudes July, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Bad News Baseball June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Bakushou!! Ai no Gekijou 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bandit Kings of Ancient China June 25, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Bandit Kings of Ancient China December, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Barker Bill's Trick Shooting August, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Barunba April 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Baseball Simulator 1.000 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Baseball Stars Professional April 26, 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Bases Loaded 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Bases Loaded 3 July 27, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Bases Loaded II: Second Season February, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Batman (1990) 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Batman (PC-Engine) October 12, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Batman: The Video Game September 14, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Battle Chess July, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Battle Royale 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Battle Tank October, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bible Adventures 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Bigfoot July, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bionic Commando December 26, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Blades of Steel November 23, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Blood Bros. 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bloody Wolf 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Blue Shadow August 10, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Blue's Journey 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Bomberman (1990) December 12, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Bombuzal 1990 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Bonanza Bros. 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bonk's Adventure 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Bonze Adventure 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Boxyboy March 16, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Boxyboy 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Bravoman July 13, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Bravoman 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Bubble Bobble 1990 Video Game Australia Nintendo Entertainment System
Bubble Bobble October 26, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Bubble Bobble October 31, 1990 Video Game Japan FM Towns Marty
Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Burai Fighter July 20, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Burai Fighter March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Burai Fighter 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Burning Angels December 7, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Cabal 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Captain Skyhawk 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Castle of Deceit 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Castle of Dragon June, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest April 27, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse October, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Caveman Games October, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Challenge of the Dragon 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Champion Wrestler December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Chase H.Q. 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Chew Man Fu March 30, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Chew Man Fu 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Chikudenya Tobe January 26, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Chiller 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle March 1, 1990 Video Game United States MS-DOS
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers June 8, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Circus Caper July, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
City Hunter March 2, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Clash at Demonhead January, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Classic Concentration 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Code Name: Viper February 23, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
Code Name: Viper March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Columns June 29, 1990 Video Game North America Genesis
Columns (1989) June 30, 1990 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Columns II 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars December 14, 1990 Video Game North America DOS
Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Conflict March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Conquest of the Crystal Palace August 24, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Conquest of the Crystal Palace August, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Cosmo Tank June 8, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Cosmo Tank September, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Cratermaze 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Cross Weaver: Cyber Combat Police December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Cruel 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Crystalis April 13, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Crystalis July, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Cyber Core March 9, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Cyber Core 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Cyber Knight October 12, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Cyber-Lip November 7, 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Daisenpu December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Darius Alpha March 16, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Darius Plus September 21, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum March, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Days of Thunder October, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Deathbots 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Déjà Vu December, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Demon Sword January, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Destination Earthstar February, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Destiny of an Emperor September, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Devil's Crush July 20, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Devil's Crush 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Dick Tracy 1990 Video Game North America Genesis, Master System
Die Hard September 28, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Dirty Harry December, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Double Dare April, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Double Dragon II: The Revenge 1990 Video Game Australia Nintendo Entertainment System
Double Dragon II: The Revenge 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Double Dragon II: The Revenge January, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Double Dragon III: The Rosetta Stone 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
Double Strike 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Download June 22, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Dr. Mario July 27, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
Dr. Mario 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dragon Fighter August 10, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Dragon Quest II September, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen February 11, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Dragon Spirit 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dragon's Lair (1990) December, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Drakkhen 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Drop Off March 30, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Drop Off 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
DuckTales December 14, 1990 Video Game Europe Game Boy
DuckTales January 26, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
DuckTales 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy
Dudes with Attitude 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements July, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dungeon Master 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball July, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dynowarz: The Destruction of Spondylus 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Dynowarz: The Destruction of Spondylus April, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
ESWAT: City Under Siege June 1, 1990 Video Game International Mega Drive
Evert & Lendl Top Players' Tennis 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Exodus 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Extreme Paintbrawl October 20, 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
F-15 City War 1990 Video Game Australia Nintendo Entertainment System
F-15 City War 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
F-Zero November 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
F1 Circus September 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Famista '91 December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Faxanadu December 28, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Fester's Quest September 14, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Final Blaster September 28, 1990 Video Game Japan PC Engine
Final Fantasy July 12, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Final Fantasy III April 27, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Final Fantasy Legend II December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Final Fight December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Final Lap 2 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Final Lap Twin 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Fire Emblem: Dark Dragon and Sword of Light 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Fire Shark 1990 Video Game International Mega Drive
Fisher-Price: I Can Remember March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Fisher-Price: Perfect Fit March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Formation Armed F March 23, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Formation Soccer April 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Formula One: Built to Win November, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Frankenstein: The Monster Returns 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Fun School 3 for 5 to 7 Year Olds 1990 Video Game United Kingdom ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS
Fun School 3 for the Over 7s 1990 Video Game United Kingdom ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS
Fun School 3 for the Under 5s 1990 Video Game United Kingdom ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS
Fushigi no Yume no Alice December 7, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Gaiflame January 26, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Gargoyle's Quest: Ghosts 'n Goblins May 2, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Gargoyle's Quest: Ghosts 'n Goblins July, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Genpei Toumaden March 16, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Ghostbusters (1990) June 29, 1990 Video Game North America Genesis
Ghouls 'n Ghosts August 19, 1990 Video Game Europe Amiga
Ghouls 'n Ghosts July 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine SuperGrafx
Ghouls 'n Ghosts July, 1990 Video Game North America Amiga
Ghouls 'n Ghosts March, 1990 Video Game International Master System
Gigandes February, 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Golden Axe March 16, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine Super CD
Golf (1985) 1990 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Golf (1985) March, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Golf 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Golly! Ghost! 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Gomola Speed September 28, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Growl 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Gun Nac October 5, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Hanii Onza Roodo September 7, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Hard Drivin' December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Heiankyo Alien January 14, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Heiankyo Alien 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Hellfire September 28, 1990 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Hisou Kihei Kai-Serd February 23, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Hit the Ice 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
Hot Rod 1990 Video Game North America Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amiga, ZX Spectrum
Image Fight July 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Insector X September 7, 1990 Video Game Japan Genesis
Insector X 1990 Video Game United States Genesis
J.J. & Jeff 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Jack Nicklaus Turbo Golf 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Jigoku Meguri August 3, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
John Madden Football (1990) 1990 Video Game North America Genesis
Kattobi! Takuhai-Kun November 12, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Kick Ball November 23, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Kickle Cubicle 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Kickle Cubicle June 29, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Kickle Cubicle September, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
KiKi KaiKai March 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
King Neptune's Adventure 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
King of Casino March 30, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
King of Casino 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Klax August 10, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Klax 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Kore ga Pro Yakyuu '90 June 29, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Kung-Fu Master December 11, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Kyūkai Dōchūki July 12, 1990 Video Game Japan Namco System 2
Legendary Axe II September 7, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Legendary Axe II 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Liquid Kids 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Little League Baseball: Championship Series June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Little Nemo: The Dream Master December 12, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Little Nemo: The Dream Master December 7, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Little Nemo: The Dream Master September, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Little Ninja Brothers 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Lode Runner: Lost Labyrinth July 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
LOOM January, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Low G Man: The Low Gravity Man September, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Mad Max 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Madouou Granzort April 6, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Magic Sword July, 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Mahjong Gakuen Mild July 29, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Mahjong Gokuu Special August 10, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Mahjong Shikaku Retsuden: Mahjong Wars February 1, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Makai Prince Dorabocchan December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Maniac Mansion 1990 Video Game North America NES
Maniac Pro Wrestling April 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Marchen Maze December 11, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Mashou Denki La Valeur 1990 Video Game Japan NEC PC-9801, MSX2
Mechanized Attack June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Mega Man 3 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Menace Beach 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Mendel Palace October, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Mercenary Force 1990 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Mercenary Force April 27, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Mercenary Force October, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake 1990 Video Game Japan MSX2, MSX2+
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker August 25, 1990 Video Game Japan Undefined
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Microsoft Minesweeper 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Midwinter 1990 Video Game International Amiga
Miracle Keyboard Teaching System 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Momotarou Densetsu II December 22, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Momotarou Densetsu Turbo July 20, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Momotarou Katsugeki September 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Motorodeo 1990 Video Game North America Atari 2600
Muppet Adventure: Chaos at the Carnival 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
NAM-1975 April, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Naxat Stadium October 26, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Nazo no Masquerade March 2, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Necros no Yousai April 20, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Nemesis February 23, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Nemesis April, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
NES Play Action Football September, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Neutopia 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
New Ghostbusters II December 26, 1990 Video Game Japan Undefined
New Ghostbusters II 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
New Zealand Story February 23, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos April 6, 1990 Video Game Japan Undefined
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos May, 1990 Video Game North America Undefined
Ninja Spirit July 6, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Ninja Spirit 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Operation Wolf August 31, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Orb-3D November, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Ordyne 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Out Zone 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
OutRun December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Pac-Land 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Palamedes November, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Parodius Da! -Shinwa kara Owarai e- April 25, 1990 Video Game Japan Arcade
Pegged 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Phalanx 1990 Video Game Japan Sharp X68000
Pilotwings December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Pipe Mania 1990 Video Game International 1990
Power Drift April 13, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Power Drift 1990 Video Game North America DOS
Power League III August 10, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Psycho Chaser April 6, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Psychosis March 1, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Psychosis 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Puss 'n Boots: Pero's Great Adventure June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Puzznic June 29, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Quarth April 13, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Quarth 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Quarth 1990 Video Game International MSX2
Rabio Lepus Special October 19, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Race America 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Racing Hero 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Rad Racer II June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Radar Mission January 26, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Radar Mission January, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
Raiden 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Rampart 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
Rastan Saga 2 July 6, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Rastan Saga II July 6, 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Rastan Saga II August 10, 1990 Video Game International Mega Drive
Rescue of Princess Blobette 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Rolling Thunder 2 1990 Video Game International Arcade
Romance of the Three Kingdoms II November 2, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Rygar March 30, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Rygar 1990 Video Game North America Atari Lynx
Ryuukyuu October 26, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team June 22, 1990 Video Game Japan Undefined
Saint Dragon December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
SD The Great Battle December 29, 1990 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Sekigahara September 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Sentinel 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Sesame Street: Big Bird's Hide and Speak October, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Shougi Shodan Icchokusen August 10, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon 1990 Video Game North America DOS, Amiga, Mac OS, Atari ST
SimEarth: The Living Planet 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Sindibad: Chitei No Dai Makyu June 2, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Sinistron December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Snake's Revenge April, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Snow Bros 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Solar Jetman: Hunt for the Golden Warpship October, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Solstice: The Quest for the Staff of Demnos July 20, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Solstice: The Quest for the Staff of Demnos June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Sonic Spike July 27, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Sonic Spike 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Space Harrier 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Space Invaders March 2, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Spin Pair December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Splatterhouse April 3, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Splatterhouse April 21, 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Spot 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Trivia: Volume I 1990 Video Game North America MS-DOS
StarTropics December, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Stealth ATF 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight August 8, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight September, 1990 Video Game North America NES
Streets of Rage December 31, 1990 Video Game North America Mega Drive
Super Buster Bros. 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
Super C 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Super Dodge Ball March 30, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Super Mario Bros. 3 February 12, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Mario Land September 28, 1990 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Super Mario World November 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Star Soldier July 6, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Super Star Soldier 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Super Thunder Blade November 30, 1990 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Super Volleyball February 7, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Super Volleyball 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Taipei 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Takin' It to the Hoop 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Target: Renegade March, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Tecmo Bowl November 13, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Tecmo World Wrestling November 11, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Tecmo World Wrestling April, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles August 17, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game December 7, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game December 6, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan August 3, 1990 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Terra Cresta March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
TETRIS for Windows 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
The Adventures of Gilligan's Island July, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Adventures of Rad Gravity December, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
The Amazing Spider-Man 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Amazing Spider-Man (Game Boy) July, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
The Astyanax March, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Bard's Tale December 21, 1990 Video Game Japan Famicom
The Battle of Olympus January, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout August 3, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout September, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle March, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Combatribes 1990 Video Game Japan Arcade
The Final Fantasy Legend September 30, 1990 Video Game North America Game Boy
The Guardian Legend 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
The Hunt for Red October (1990) 1990 Video Game North America ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, DOS, Amstrad CPC, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy
The Secret of Monkey Island 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Silver Surfer November, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Terminator 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Ultimate Stuntman 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Thunder & Lightning 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Thunder Force II 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Thunder Force III June 8, 1990 Video Game Japan Master System
Thunder Force III 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Thunderbirds September, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
ThunderFox 1990 Video Game North America Arcade
TicTactics 1990 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Tiger Road February 23, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Tiger Road 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Tiles of Fate 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Time Lord 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Timeball 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Top Gun: The Second Mission January, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Total Recall August, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Toy Shop Boys December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Tricky Kick 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
TV Sports Football 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
U.S. Championship V'Ball February, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Ultimate Basketball September, 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Valkyrie no Densetsu August 9, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Vegas Dream March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Veigues Tactical Gladiator June 15, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Veigues Tactical Gladiator 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Visual Star Trek 1990 Video Game North America MS-DOS
W Ring: The Double Rings September 28, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Wall Street Kid June, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Wallaby December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Werewolf: The Last Warrior November, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Wheel of Fortune: Family Edition 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? 1990 Video Game North America Amiga, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, Mac OS, DOS
Whomp 'Em December 7, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Widget 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Win, Lose, or Draw February, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Wing Commander 1990 Video Game International Undefined
Wizards & Warriors January 7, 1990 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
World Champ December 7, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer
World Championship Wrestling March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire 1990 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Wrath of the Black Manta April, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
WWF WrestleMania Challenge October, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Xak: The Art of Visual Stage April, 1990 Video Game Japan Sharp X68000
Xexyz March, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Yo! Noid November, 1990 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Ys I & II 1990 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-CD
Zipang December 14, 1990 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Zombie Nation January 14, 1990 Video Game Japan Family Computer

Hardware releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s)
Game Gear October 6, 1990 Handheld Console Japan
Master System II 1990 Home Console North America
Mega Drive January, 1990 Home Console Asia
Mega Drive November 30, 1990 Home Console Europe
Mega Drive Controller November 30, 1990 Controller Europe
Neo Geo AES 1990 Home Console Japan
Super Famicom November 21, 1990 Home Console Japan
TurboGrafx CD August 1, 1990 Peripheral North America