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30 For 30, Nintendo Edition

The Family Computer enters its third decade. A Nintendo game for each of the past 30 years.

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Thirty years ago today, Nintendo released the Family Computer, or Famicom, in Japan. Released two years later in America as the Nintendo Entertainment System, the Famicom sparked a pretty remarkable three-decade run from the Kyoto company that started out making playing cards in 1889.

Here is a list of the best game released for a Nintendo platform each year since the release of the Famicom:

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