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North American box art of the NES version.
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Golf is a sports-simulation video game released in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was originally released in Japan in 1984 for the Nintendo Family Computer. The golfer is a mustached man who resembles Mario.
The player one character wears a white shirt and shoes with blue pants and uses a white ball, while the player two character wears a red shirt and shoes with black pants and uses a red ball.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
It was the first golf game to feature a power/accuracy bar for swinging the club. The power bar method has been used in most golf games since.
Ports[edit | edit source]
- Ported to the Family Computer Disk System in 1986 (Japan only).
- Available for the Classic NES e-Reader series on Game Boy Advance.
- Available as a fully playable collectible in Animal Crossing.
- Hudson Soft released a port of the game for the Japan-only NEC PC-8801 in 1985.
- In the Game Boy version, unlike the NES version, there are some background music and two countries to choose from: Japan and U.S.A.. Also, the style of the player characters are chibi. All courses are different compared to the ones in the NES version.
- The nine holes of Wii Sports Golf are 3-dimensional versions of holes in NES Golf.