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Happy 25th, SNES! Would You Like Some Nostalgia With That Milestone?

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chris-littlechild - November 24, 2015

Right from their early days on the console scene, Nintendo wanted their cutesy, family friendly, the-sun-shines-out-of-everyone's-assholes attitude to be made damn clear. Who else would name their first home system the Famicom (family computer)? No-one else, that's who.

It may have sounded like the kind of thing that would only play Barney the Dinosaur: The Game and other adorable wank like that, but nope. This thing ruled the mid-eighties, and is still renowned as one of the best games consoles of all time.

But we're not assed about any of that right now. This weekend marked the 25 anniversary of its big brother, the Super Famicom. You probably know it as the SNES, and you probably also know that its deceptively tedious-ass gray design hid something really awesome.

This bad boy was my childhood, and I'm sure it was for some of you fine Ego-gents as well. The whole Sega vs Nintendo thing? Genesis doing what Nintendon't and other legendary craptacular slogans? Ah, the memories.

So for a quick lil' Monday morning tribute to the SNES, let's join our buddies at ScrewAttack. Feast your eyes on their Top 20 titles for the system. Part one:

And part two:

And if that's too mainstream for you (yep, I'm the kind of badass renegade who can start a sentence with ‘and' twice in a row, and I apologize to no one for it), take an ogle at MetalJesusRocks' rundown of the best hidden gems for Super Nintendo:

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