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 - 1987
You are on a dangerous tank mission. To reach and destroy your assigned target, you must maneuver through a field filled with enemy mines. Although these are hidden, the mine detection equipment in your tank warns you of their presence by producing a buzzing sound. This is your signal to change course on route to your target. If you should stumble into a mine, your tank will be "destroyed" and returned to its original starting position. If you get through the minefield and successfully engage the target, the built-in computer will automatically set up another challenge with a new starting...
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - April 28, 1980
Game & Watch: Ball, also known as Toss-Up in the USA ("Time Out series" by MEGO), is the first in a long series of Nintendo electronic games. This game belong to the first series, also known as the "Silver Series". Originally Ball should have been called Acrobat, hence the serial name AC-01. The small character in the game has to juggle two balls, moving his arms from right to left. Although slow at first, the pace progressively goes faster, challenging the player's reflexes and sense of rhythm. In game B, the player has to juggle three balls instead of two. Failing to catch one ball will...
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 - April 22, 2018
This game was released outside Japan as Fishing Boy.
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - September 6, 1984
One of the few Game & Watch units to feature full color, Donkey Kong Circus is a remake of the second Mickey Mouse Game & Watch game, which was released worldwide seven months earlier Donkey Kong balances on a barrel while juggling pineapples and avoiding the flaming torches. Mario watches his performance. If Donkey Kong loses a pineapple, Mario would laugh at him. If Donkey Kong manages to grasp a fireball, he will flail.
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
Very nice Pac Man clone. Foreign version by Biktoys (unknown).
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - 1982
This is a italian only release by Polistil: Cessate Il Fuoco. Based on comic stories of Heathcliff (called Isodoro in Italy). Another game with Isodoro & Sonja is Caccia al Ladro.
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 - 1982
Arcade Time & Fun series, basically a Donkey Kong clone, also released by Innovator Electronics as Kid Kong. This is also available as a tabletop game called Wild Man Jump by Vtech (and I've also seen the tabletop released by Cheryco as Monkey Jump and Ludotronic as Hop' Man (in France)).
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - July 16, 1981
Three scuba-divers head for a treasure under the sea, guarded by the Octopus. The divers must be patient, because the Octopus's arms are moving randomly. The player earns one point for every piece of treasure they grab and three points for returning the load to the boat. As the player progresses in the game, the Octopus's arms will move faster. Game B is faster and more difficult. All three lives are restored once the player hits 200 and 500 points.
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 - 1983
A very entertaining game with (again) a penguin against a seal. Avoid the bombs hitting the ground. Best way is to throw them to the other side of the iceberg, to the seal! Meanwhile you have to put 3 ice blocks together, to reach and eat the fish ... Sophisticated game for 2 players. There are 6 more games from this Double Play type.
Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - 1981
Another game from the Time & Fun series. This is the French release by Ludotronic.
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,...
Nintendo Game & Watch - August 19, 1987
Super Mario Bros. is a Game & Watch version of Super Mario Bros.. Mario must go through eight auto-scrolling levels without falling and losing a life.