The 100 Greatest Nintendo Games, Pt. 2

Nintendo has been the most enduring and influential company in the gaming medium and its consoles. Branding and innovative game achievements have given the company a momentous status in popular culture. And so 30 years after the Nes hit North American shores, we’ve decided to compile a list of the 100 greatest Nintendo games. Here is part two.

90. Kid Icarus

Developer(s) Nintendo R&D1

Publisher(s) Nintendo

Director(s) Satoru Okada

Platform(s) Nintendo Entertainment System

Na July 1987

Genre(s) Action, platforming


The game was directed by Satoru Okada and produced by the general manager of the R&D1 division, the same team who developed Metroid a year earlier. Both games ran on the same engine, shared similar level designs and even a few notorious enemies, and so one of the most striking aspects of Kid Icarus is how similar is feels to its sister game. Yet Pit has
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