1992 in video gaming

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Corporate news[edit | edit source]

Treasure found[edit | edit source]

Treasure Co. Ltd., a Japanese game developer consisting of ex-Konami employees, is founded on June 19, 1992. The company would come to be known for extremely difficult shmup (shoot 'em up) Ikaruga, originally released for Sega Dreamcast, and Silpheed: The Lost Planet, a PlayStation 2 remake of the Sega CD shmup classic Silpheed.

Silicon Knights arrive in shining armor[edit | edit source]

Canada-based Silicon Knights is founded by Denis Dyack in July 1992 with the release of Cyber Empire for PC. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem for Nintendo GameCube is one of the company's most famous titles. Long-in-development Too Human is expected to be released in 2008 for the Xbox 360.

Top 5 publishers by European market share[edit | edit source]

The following companies were the top 5 biggest video game publishers in Europe this year by peak market share:[1]

  1. Sega - 22.9%
  2. Nintendo - 11.4%
  3. Virgin - 10.6%
  4. Electronic Arts - 7.4%
  5. U.S. Gold - 7%

Notable software releases[edit | edit source]

Unknown dates:

Famed developer Silicon Knights' first release puts the company on the map.

January:

Samus Aran ventures to the Metroids home planet in this all-new adventure.

April:

New to the classic Mario series were Yoshi and the Super Feather, a Raccoon Suit-like powerup giving Mario a cape and allowing him to fly.
With a return to the classic style of The Legend of Zelda, Link to the Past became one of the most critically acclaimed games of all time.

August:

Race karts with one of eight characters from the Mario universe.

September:

The first Mario racer comes to North America.
Innovation in dungeon design — utilizing multiple floors and basements — is just one of the new features in the third Zelda game.
Shortly before the fourth game is released in the US, the fifth game comes out in Japan.

October:

The fourth Dragon Quest role-playing game hits North America.
Boasting new skills like the Space Jump and items such as the Plasma Beam, Metroid II was initially thought to be a good game, but is now considered the weakest title in the series.

November:

Along with Sonic CD, this was the first game to feature Sonic's famous spindash.

December:

Video game releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s) Platform(s)
1999: Hore, Mitakotoka! Seikimatsu September 18, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
6-in-1 1992 Bundle North America Nintendo Entertainment System
A Ressha de Gyoukou MD April 10, 1992 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Aa Yakyuu Jinsei Icchokusen December 25, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Abandoned Places: A Time for Heroes 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Aces of the Pacific 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Acid Drop 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Acrobat Mission 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons: Dragon Strike July, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons: Pool of Radiance April, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventure Island 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventure Island 3 July 31, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Adventure Island 3 September, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventure Island II 1992 Video Game Australia Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventure Island II July 22, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventure Island II March 6, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Adventure Island II February, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Adventures in the Magic Kingdom December 10, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventures in the Magic Kingdom 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Adventures of Lolo 3 May 27, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Adventures of Willy Beamish 1992 Video Game North America Amiga, MS-DOS
Aero Fighters 1992 Video Game Japan Arcade
Aero Fighters 1992 Video Game North America Arcade
Aerobiz April 5, 1992 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
After Burner III 1992 Video Game Japan Mega-CD
Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving July 14, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Air Rescue 1992 Video Game North America Master System
Air Zonk November 20, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Air Zonk 1992 Video Game North America TurboGraftx 16
Aisle Lord May 29, 1992 Video Game Japan Sega CD
Alien Syndrome 1992 Video Game Europe Game Gear
Alien Syndrome 1992 Video Game Japan Game Gear, Sharp X68000
Alien Syndrome 1992 Video Game North America Game Gear
Alone in the Dark 1992 Video Game Europe MS-DOS
Alone in the Dark 1992 Video Game North America MS-DOS
American Gladiators 1992 Video Game North America Amiga
Andre Agassi Tennis 1992 Video Game Europe Undefined
Andre Agassi Tennis 1992 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Andre Agassi Tennis 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Andro Dunos June 15, 1992 Video Game International Arcade
Arabian Fight 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Arabian Magic 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Art Alive 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Art of Fighting September 24, 1992 Video Game International Arcade
Astérix 1992 Video Game Europe Arcade
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes 1992 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes January, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System
Avenging Spirit 1992 Video Game International Game Boy
Axelay September 11, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Axelay September, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
B-17 Flying Fortress 1992 Video Game North America MS-DOS
Bakuretsu Quiz Ma-Q Dai Bōken 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Ballistix 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Banana Prince 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Barbie 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Bartman Meets Radioactive Man 1992 Video Game North America Game Gear, Nintendo Entertainment System
Baseball Stars 02 1992 Video Game North America Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System
Batman Returns 1992 Video Game North America Atari Lynx, Game Gear, Genesis
Batman: Return of the Joker December 19, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Batman: Return of the Joker 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Battle Blaze May 1, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Battle Blaze 1992 Video Game North America Arcade
Bazooka Blitzkrieg December 31, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Bee 52 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Best of the Best: Championship Karate November, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Big Nose Freaks Out 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bio-Hazard Battle October, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Blackjack (1992) 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Blandia 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bomberman '93 December 1, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Bomberman II 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Bonk's Adventure December, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Boogie Wings 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Boppin' May 15, 1992 Video Game North America Amiga
Bouken Danshaku Don Sun=Heart Hen January 4, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Brawl Brothers December 22, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Bubble Bobble 1992 Video Game Europe Master System
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bucky O'Hare January 31, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Bucky O'Hare January, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Burai September, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Cadash 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Caesar's Palace 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Caltron 6 in 1 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Capcom World 2 September, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Captain America and the Avengers 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Captain Novolin 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Captain Planet And The Planeteers August 20, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Captain Planet And The Planeteers September, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Captain Tsubasa 3: Koutei no Chousen July 17, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Car and Driver 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse December 10, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Championship Rally April 24, 1992 Video Game Australia Nintendo Entertainment System
Chase H.Q. 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Chelnov 1992 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Chelnov October 16, 1992 Video Game Japan Genesis
Chelnov 1992 Video Game North America Mega Drive
Chess 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Chester Cheetah: Too Cool to Fool December, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Chibi Maruko-Chan: Quiz de Piihira January 10, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Chip's Challenge 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Chip's Challenge 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Clue (1992) 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Cobra Command November, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Cobra Mission September 9, 1992 Video Game North America DOS
Contra Force September, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Contra III: The Alien Wars November 19, 1992 Video Game Europe Undefined
Contra III: The Alien Wars February 28, 1992 Video Game Japan Undefined
Contra III: The Alien Wars April 6, 1992 Video Game North America Undefined
Cosmo Gang the Puzzle November, 1992 Video Game Japan Arcade
Cowboy Kid January, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge June 26, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge October, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Crossfire 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Crystal Warriors 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Cyber Dodge January 31, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Cyberball 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat August, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Darkwing Duck June, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Darkwing Duck (1992) 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Day Dreamin' Davey June, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Defenders of Dynatron City July, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf February, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Detana Twinbee February 28, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Devil's Crush 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Doraemon: Nobita no Dorabian Night May 29, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Double Dragon III: The Rosetta Stone August, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Dr. Black Jack September 7, 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Dragon Quest III March, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen October, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Dragon Quest V September 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Dragon's Lair (1990) January 3, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Draughts for Windows 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Dropzone 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Dune II: Battle for Arrakis January 1, 1992 Video Game Europe Acorn, Amiga, Mega Drive, MS-DOS
Dune: The Battle for Arrakis January 1, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Dune: The Building of A Dynasty January 1, 1992 Video Game North America MS-DOS
E.V.O.: Search for Eden December 21, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Earnest Evans December 31, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Earth Defense Force January, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Earthworm Jim August 2, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Ecco the Dolphin July 31, 1992 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Ecco the Dolphin July 30, 1992 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Ecco the Dolphin July 29, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Evert & Lendl Top Players' Tennis July, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Extra Innings March 20, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Exvania 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
F-117A Stealth Fighter 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
F-15 Strike Eagle February, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
F-Zero June 4, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
F1 Circus '92 December 18, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
F1 Pole Position November 20, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Falcon 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Famista '93 December 22, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Felix the Cat October, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge November 13, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Ferrari Grand Prix Challenge February, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest October, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Final Fantasy V December 6, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Final Fight December 10, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Final Lap 3 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Final Star Force September, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Fire 'n Ice January 24, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Fire Emblem Gaiden 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Fire Pro Wrestling 3: Legend Bout November 13, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Fisher-Price: Firehouse Rescue March, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Flight of the Intruder 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Fun School 4 for 5 to 7 Year Olds 1992 Video Game United Kingdom Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum
Fun School 4 for the Under 5s 1992 Video Game United Kingdom Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum
Gekisha Boy October 2, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Gemfire 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
George Foreman's KO Boxing 1992 Video Game Europe Master System
George Foreman's KO Boxing January 1, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Ghost Manor (1992) 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Go Figure! 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Gokuraku Chuuka Daisen March 13, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Gold Medal Challenge 92 June 5, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Gold Medal Challenge 92 August, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Golden Axe II 1992 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Gun Buster August, 1992 Video Game Japan Arcade
Gun Buster 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Gunboat 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Hal's Hole in One Golf October 22, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Hammerin' Harry July 31, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Hardball III 1992 Video Game North America DOS
Hatris October 11, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Hero Senki: Project Olympus November 20, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Holosseum 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Home Alone January 1, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Home Alone June 26, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Home Alone 1992 Video Game North America Genesis, Master System
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Honoo no Doukyuuji: Dodge Danpei September 25, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Hook July 17, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Hook 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Hudson Hawk 1992 Video Game United States Nintendo Entertainment System
Inindo: Way of the Ninja March 19, 1992 Video Game North America Undefined
Insector X May, 1992 Video Game Brazil Genesis
International Tennis Open 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
James Bond Jr. 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
James Bond: The Duel 1992 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
JezzBall 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
John Madden Football '93 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Jordan vs Bird: One on One 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Jordan vs Bird: One on One January 1, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Kid Chameleon 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Kid Klown in Night Mayor World September 25, 1992 Video Game Japan Famicom
Kirby's Dream Land August 3, 1992 Video Game Australia Game Boy
Kirby's Dream Land August 3, 1992 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Kirby's Dream Land April 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Kirby's Dream Land August 1, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Krusty's Fun House 1992 Video Game North America DOS
Krusty's Fun House 1992 Video Game International Game Gear, Master System, Mega Drive, Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Lagoon 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Last Resort 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Lethal Enforcers October 14, 1992 Video Game Europe Arcade
Lethal Enforcers December 4, 1992 Video Game Japan Arcade
Lethal Enforcers November 18, 1992 Video Game North America Arcade
Lethal Weapon 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Little Samson 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Little Samson 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Lord Monarch October 9, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Lotus III: The Ultimate Challenge 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Lucky & Wild 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Lunar: The Silver Star June 26, 1992 Video Game Japan Undefined
M.C. Kids February, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Magic Sword 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Magic Sword 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Mah Jongg for Windows February, 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Mahjong Haouden: Kaiser's Quest February 28, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Mahou no Shoujo: Silky Lip June 19, 1992 Video Game Japan Mega CD
Maniac Mansion October 22, 1992 Video Game Europe NES
Mario is Missing! 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Mario Paint December 10, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Mario Paint July 14, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Mario Paint August 1, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Maxwell's Maniac 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Mega Man 4 January, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Mega Man 5 December 4, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Mega Man 5 December, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge 1992 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Metroid II: Return of Samus May 21, 1992 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Metroid II: Return of Samus January 21, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Microsoft Hearts October, 1992 Video Game International Windows for Workgroups 3.1
Minotaur: The Labyrinths of Crete 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Mission Thunderbolt 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Mizbak's Adventure January 17, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Momotaro Densetsu Gaiden December 4, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Monopoly Deluxe 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Monster Pro Wrestling January 31, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Mortal Kombat October 8, 1992 Video Game North America Arcade
Musya 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Nebulus December 11, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Nebulus December 11, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball PC: Soccer-hen April 7, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
New Adventure Island June 26, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
New Adventure Island 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
NHK Taiga Drama Taiheki January 31, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
NHLPA Hockey '93 December, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Night Trap October 15, 1992 Video Game North America Sega CD
Ninja Gaiden January 24, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Noah's Ark 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Order of the Griffon 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Otogirisō March 7, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
OutRunners 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
P.T.O.: Pacific Theater of Operations September 24, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Pachiokun Juuban Shoubu March 13, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Paladin's Quest November 13, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Parodius Da! -Shinwa kara Owarai e- February 21, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Phalanx August 7, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Phalanx October, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Pinball Dreams March 13, 1992 Video Game Europe Amiga
Pinball Dreams March 13, 1992 Video Game North America Amiga
Pinball Fantasies 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Planet's Edge 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Pocky & Rocky December 22, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Power Blade January 23, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Power League V August 7, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Power Moves November 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Undefined
Pyramid January, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
R-Type Leo December, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Recca: Summer Carnival '92 July 17, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Rival Turf! March 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Rival Turf! December 23, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Road Runner's Death Valley Rally December 22, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Road Runner's Death Valley Rally November, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball August 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball September 12, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Rolling Thunder 2 1992 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Romancing SaGa January 28, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Samurai Ghost April 7, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Samurai Ghost 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Seirei Shinseiki Fhey Area February 18, 1992 Video Game Japan Sega CD
Shatterhand November 19, 1992 Video Game Europe Undefined
Shin Megami Tensei October 30, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Shining Force March 20, 1992 Video Game Japan Undefined
Shockman 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
Shogun Warriors April 15, 1992 Video Game International Arcade
SimLife: The Genetic Playground 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Snatcher October 23, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine Super CD
Soldier Blade July 10, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Somer Assault 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit) November 24, 1992 Video Game Europe Mega Drive
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit) November 21, 1992 Video Game Japan Mega Drive
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit) November 24, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 November 30, 1992 Video Game Australia Game Gear
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 October 29, 1992 Video Game Europe Game Gear
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 November 21, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Gear
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 November 17, 1992 Video Game North America Game Gear
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 October 16, 1992 Video Game Europe Master System
Space Football: One On One June, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Spider-Man and the X-Men: Arcade's Revenge 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Spider-Man: The Return of the Sinister Six 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Spindizzy Worlds 1992 Video Game Europe Undefined
Spindizzy Worlds August 7, 1992 Video Game Japan Undefined
Spindizzy Worlds 1992 Video Game North America Undefined
Spiritual Warfare 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System, Genesis, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy
Splatterhouse 2 August 4, 1992 Video Game Japan Genesis
Splatterhouse 2 August 3, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Stadium Cross 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary 1992 Video Game North America MS-DOS
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (Game Boy) 1992 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (Game Boy) February, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (NES) February, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary - Enhanced CD-ROM June 8, 1992 Video Game North America MS-DOS
StarTropics August 20, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Stealth December 18, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Steel Empire 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Stratego July 24, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Street Fighter II: Champion Edition April, 1992 Video Game International Arcade
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior December 17, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior July 10, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior July 1, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Streets of War: Metro-Active X 1992 Video Game Japan ZX Spectrum
Streets of War: Metro-Active X 1992 Video Game North America ZX Spectrum
Super Adventure Island November 19, 1992 Video Game Australia Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Adventure Island November 19, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Adventure Island January 11, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Adventure Island April, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Bowling 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Buster Bros. August, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Double Dragon October 16, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super F1 Hero December 18, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Famista March 4, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Famista October, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Super Mario Bros. 2 September 14, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Super Mario Kart August 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Mario Kart September 1, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins October 21, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins November 1, 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy
Super Mario World July 1, 1992 Video Game Australia Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Mario World April 11, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Super Professional Baseball II August 7, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Spy Hunter February, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
T & C Surf Designs: Thrilla's Surfari March, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Tatsujin July 24, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Taz-Mania 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Tecmo Cup Soccer Game September 24, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Tecmo NBA Basketball 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project February, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Tengai Makyou II: Manji Maru March 26, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1992) 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Terra Cresta II November 27, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
The Addams Family December 30, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
The Addams Family January, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends 1992 Video Game North America Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Blue Marlin July, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Blues Brothers September, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle December 22, 1992 Video Game Japan Game Boy
The Chessmaster March 26, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Combatribes December 23, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
The Dagger of Amon Ra 1992 Video Game International MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows
The Dark Queen of Krynn 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino and Hoppy April 30, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino and Hoppy August 7, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino and Hoppy 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Great Battle II Last Fighter Twin March 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
The Great Waldo Search 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System, Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Humans 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Legend of The Mystical Ninja June 30, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past September 24, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past April 13, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Lost Vikings 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare October 12, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Terminator (NES) 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Tower of Druaga, The June 25, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles December, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Thunder Force III June 7, 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Thunder Force IV July 24, 1992 Video Game Japan Undefined
Thunder Force IV 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Thunder Spirits June, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Tic Tac Drop 1992 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Time Cruise 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx-16
Tiny Toon Adventures October 23, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose! December 18, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Tiny Toon Adventures: Cartoon Workshop 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
ToeJam & Earl March 13, 1992 Video Game Japan Genesis
Toilet Kids March 6, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Top Gear November 19, 1992 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Top Gear March 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Top Gear April 16, 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Toxic Crusaders April, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Troddlers 1992 Video Game International Amiga
Trolls on Treasure Island 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
U.S. Championship V'Ball January 23, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertaintment System
Ufouria: The Saga November 19, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Ultima VII: Forge of Virtue 1992 Expansion North America DOS
Ultima VII: The Black Gate April 16, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Ultimate Air Combat November 11, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Ultimate Air Combat July 8, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Ultimate Air Combat 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Uncharted Waters 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Genesis
Undercover Cops 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Valis IV March 27, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Valis IV 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System, TurboGrafx-16
Varth: Operation Thunderstorm 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Video Draw Poker Challenge 1992 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Virtua Racing 1992 Video Game International Arcade
Wacky Races (1991) May, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Wally Bear and the NO! Gang 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Wheel of Fortune: Featuring Vanna White 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? 1992 Video Game North America Genesis
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord April 1, 1992 Video Game International Nintendo Entertainment System
Wizards & Warriors III March, 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
World Empire II for Windows 1992 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
World Sports Competition October 10, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
World Sports Competition 1992 Video Game North America TurboGrafx 16
WWF WrestleMania: Steel Cage Challenge September, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
X-Men February 12, 1992 Video Game North America Arcade
X-Zone 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Xak: The Art of Visual Stage December 25, 1992 Video Game Japan PC-Engine
Xandra no Daibōken: Valkyrie to no Deai July 23, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Xandra no Daibōken: Valkyrie to no Deai 1992 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Xardion March 20, 1992 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Xardion 1992 Video Game North America Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Yoshi (NES) December 10, 1992 Video Game Europe Nintendo Entertainment System
Yoshi (NES) June, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System
Yoshi's Cookie November 21, 1992 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Yoshi's Cookie April 28, 1992 Video Game North America Nintendo Entertainment System

Hardware releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s)
Amiga 1200 October 21, 1992 Home Computer International
Amiga 600 March, 1992 Home Computer International
Atari Falcon 1992 Home Computer International
SEGA CD October 15, 1992 Peripheral North America
Super Nintendo Entertainment System July 3, 1992 Home Console Australia
Super Nintendo Entertainment System June 19, 1992 Home Console Canada
Super Nintendo Entertainment System 1992 Home Console Europe