The Game & Watch series are a total of 60 handheld electronic games produced by Nintendo from 1980 to 1991. Created by game designer Gunpei Yokoi, each Game & Watch features a single game to be played on an LCD screen in addition to a clock, an...
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - November 19, 1986
Balloon Fight is a Crystal Screen and New Wide Screen Game & Watch game released in 1986 (CS) and 1988 (NWS). The games are based on the NES classic Balloon Fight. The gameplay is the same in the two. The model number for the Crystal Screen version is BF-803, while the model number for the New Wide Screen version is BF-107. The BF in the model numbers obviously stand for Balloon Fight. The New Wide Screen version of the game is easier to come by.
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - February 15, 1985
Black Jack is a Multi Screen Game & Watch game released in 1985 by Nintendo. A Pocketsize version was also released. The model number for the game was BJ-60 (BJ obviously standing for Black Jack). The contents within the box include the Game & Watch unit, LR44 batteries, a caution leaflet, a ball/score leaflet, and battery stickers. For some reason, there are some Black Jack games that were included in white boxes that Nintendo sent out to retailers. The reason for the white box is unknown, though it's also been confirmed that Donkey Kong 2 and Super Mario Bros. featured similar boxes.
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - July 31, 1984
Boxing is a Micro VS. Game & Watch game released in 1984 by Nintendo. In America, the game was originally known as Punch-Out!! (named after the popular franchise), though when the game was included in Game & Watch Gallery 4 they changed the name back to Boxing. The model number for the game was BX-301. Within the box of the game was the unit, LR44 batteries, and a caution leaflet. In the game you'll box another character. The game is seen from a 2D perspective, and your character is always on the right. The only difference between Boxing and Punch-Out!! were the names and the box. The...
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - October 7, 1983
Donkey Kong Jr. is a New Wide Screen, Tabletop, and Panorama Game & Watch game initially released in 1982. The Tabletop and Panorama versions are pretty much the same game, though the New Wide Screen version is different. The model numbers for the game are DJ-101, CJ-71, and CJ-93 for the New Wide Screen, Tabletop, and Panorama version, respectively. DJ stands for Donkey Kong Jr. while CJ stands for Color Jr. Nintendo manufactured 1,000,000 copies of the New Wide Screen version worldwide, though they only made 250,000 copies each of the other two.
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - October 16, 1991
Mario the Juggler is a game for the Game & Watch that was released in 1991. It is the last Game & Watch handheld. In the game, you control Mario as he juggles various objects around. The game resembles the very first Game & Watch game, simply known as Ball.
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - June 19, 1981
Parachute for the Game & Watch is game featuring skydivers parachuting over shark-infested waters. The player controls a lifeboat attempting to rescure the falling skydivers. The player must bove the lifeboat left and right to catch the skydivers. The player scores 1 point for every skydiver you successfully rescue. The number of skydivers increases (up to 10) as play progresses. When a skydiver falls into the water, he is attacked by sharks and you get a miss. If you get three misses then the game ends. There are two game modes. In Game A, the task is to catch the falling skydivers. In...
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - April 28, 1982
Snoopy Tennis is a Game & Watch video game released in 1982 by Nintendo. The game was very successful, perhaps due to the Snoopy label, with Nintendo producing an estimated 1,200,000 worldwide. In the game, you control Snoopy, moving him up and down to make him hit the oncoming tennis balls with your racket. It was released on the Wide Screen format. A version of the game was released as a keychain title under the miniclassics label. The control button leaflet, which was only present in this game's box and Fire Attack's, showcases various characters from the Peanuts franchise. Unsurprisingly,...