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1984screen (Balloon Fight)

Balloon Fight's release

This page consists of Nintendo-related events that occurred in 1984.

Events

  • February: Nintendo releases the Nintendo VS. System with two games - Vs. Mahjong and Vs. Tennis.
  • Sales of Nintendo's Family Computer (Famicom) reach over 2.5 million units in Japan.[1]
  • Hudson Soft becomes the first third party publisher for any of Nintendo's consoles.
  • August 1: Namco becomes the second third party publisher for any of Nintendo's consoles.[2]

Third party publisher debuts

Publisher First game System Release date
Hudson Soft Nuts & Milk Famicom 1984-07-28July 28, 1984
Namco Galaxian Famicom 1984-09-07September 7, 1984

Games released in 1984

Arcade

Family Computer

Please select a region.

19 games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
4 Nin Uchi Mahjong(JP) Nintendo 1984-11-02November 2, 1984 Site GameFAQs [1]
Clu Clu Land(JP) Nintendo 1984-11-22November 22, 1984 Site GameFAQs [2]
Devil World(JP) Nintendo 1984-10-05October 5, 1984 Site GameFAQs [3]
Donkey Kong 3(JP) Nintendo 1984-07-04July 4, 1984 Site GameFAQs [4]
Duck Hunt(JP) Nintendo 1984-04-29April 29, 1984 Site GameFAQs [5]
Excitebike(JP) Nintendo 1984-11-30November 30, 1984 Site GameFAQs [6]
F1 Race(JP) Nintendo 1984-11-02November 2, 1984 Site GameFAQs [7]
Galaxian(JP) Namco 1984-09-07September 7, 1984 Site GameFAQs [8]
Golf(JP) Nintendo 1984-05-01May 1, 1984 Site GameFAQs [9]
Hogan's Alley(JP) Nintendo 1984-06-12June 12, 1984 Site GameFAQs [10]
Lode Runner(JP) Hudson Soft 1984-07-31July 31, 1984 Site GameFAQs [11]
Mappy(JP) Namco 1984-11-14November 14, 1984 Site GameFAQs [12]
Nuts & Milk(JP) Hudson Soft 1984-07-28July 28, 1984 Site GameFAQs [13]
Pac-Man(JP) Namco 1984-11-02November 2, 1984 Site GameFAQs [14]
Pinball(JP) Nintendo 1984-02-02February 2, 1984 Site GameFAQs [15]
Tennis(JP) Nintendo 1984-01-14January 14, 1984 Site GameFAQs [16]
Urban Champion(JP) Nintendo 1984-11-14November 14, 1984 Site GameFAQs [17]
Wild Gunman(JP) Nintendo 1984-02-18February 18, 1984 Site GameFAQs [18]
Xevious(JP) Namco 1984-11-08November 8, 1984 Site GameFAQs [19]

Character debuts

References

  1. "Nintendo Entertainment System 20th Anniversary"
  2. "Kyoto D.C. Snubs Namco's Lawsuit" - Game Machine (4/1/1989)
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