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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

Nintendo Entertainment System

Please select a region.

19 games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
4 Nin uchi Mahjong Nintendo 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [1]
Clu Clu Land Nintendo 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [2]
Devil World Nintendo 1984-20October 1984 Site GameFAQs [3]
Donkey Kong 3 Nintendo 1984-07July 1984 Site GameFAQs [4]
Duck Hunt Nintendo 1984-04April 1984 Site GameFAQs [5]
Excitebike Nintendo 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [6]
F1 Race Nintendo 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [7]
Galaxian Namco 1984-09September 1984 Site GameFAQs [8]
Golf Nintendo 1984-05May 1984 Site GameFAQs [9]
Hogan's Alley Nintendo 1984-06June 1984 Site GameFAQs [10]
Lode Runner Hudson Soft 1984-07July 1984 Site GameFAQs [11]
Mappy Namco 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [12]
Nuts & Milk Hudson Soft 1984-07July 1984 Site GameFAQs [13]
Pac-Man Namco 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [14]
Pinball Nintendo 1984-02February 1984 Site GameFAQs [15]
Tennis Nintendo 1984-01January 1984 Site GameFAQs [16]
Urban Champion Nintendo 1984-11November 1984 Site GameFAQs [17]
Wild Gunman Nintendo 1984-02February 1984 Site GameFAQs [18]
Xevious Namco 1984-11November 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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