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Game Boy (Grey Model)

The original Game Boy was released...

Tetris (GB) (NA)

...with Tetris...

Super Mario Land (NA)

...and Super Mario Land as launch titles.

The Super Mario Bros Super Show logo

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show premiered.

The N-Team

Captain N: The Game Master premiered.

The Wizard poster

The Wizard was released in theaters.

This page consists of Nintendo-related events that occurred in 1989.

Timeline[]

  • January 7 - Emperor Shōwa dies, his son Akihito is enthroned as the 125th Emperor of Japan immediately, followed by the change in the era name from Shōwa to Heisei on the following day.
  • April 21 - The Game Boy is released in Japan. Its entire stock is sold within the first two weeks.
  • April 28 - The western version of Super Mario Bros. 2 was released in Europe for the NES.
  • May 4 - The western version of Super Mario Bros. 2 was released in Australia for the NES.
  • July 15 - Super Mario Bros. 3 was released as part of the PlayChoice-10 arcade machines in North America, 7 months before releasing on the NES.
  • July 31 - The Game Boy is released in North America. 40,000 units were sold on its first day out.
  • September 4 - The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! premieres in syndication.
  • September 9 - Captain N: The Game Master premieres on NBC.
  • October - The Power Glove is released in North America.
  • December 1 - The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! aired it's final episode in syndication.
  • December 15 - The film The Wizard is released to theaters in the United States. Gameplay of Super Mario Bros. 3 was seen for the first time in that country just 2 months before it's release there.

Character debuts[]

Births[]

Games released in 1989[]

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Please select a region.

147 games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Ganbare Goemon 2 Konami 1989-01-04January 4, 1989 GameFAQs [1]
$1,000,000 Kid: Maboroshi no Teiou Hen SOFEL 1989-01-06January 6, 1989 GameFAQs [2]
Space Harrier Takara 1989-01-06January 6, 1989 GameFAQs [3]
Kyotaro Nishimura Mystery: Blue Train Satsujin Jiken Irem 1989-01-20January 20, 1989 GameFAQs [4]
Satomi Hakkenden SNK 1989-01-20January 20, 1989 GameFAQs [5]
Family Trainer: Rai Rai! Kyonshis Baby Kyonshi no Amida Daibōken Bandai 1989-01-26January 26, 1989 GameFAQs [6]
Dengeki Big Bang! Vic Tokai 1989-01-27January 27, 1989 GameFAQs [7]
Motocross Champion Konami 1989-01-27January 27, 1989 GameFAQs [8]
Zoids 2: Zenebasu no Gyakushū Toshiba EMI 1989-01-27January 27, 1989 GameFAQs [9]
Pachio-kun 2 Coconuts Japan 1989-01-30January 30, 1989 GameFAQs [10]
World Grand-Prix: Pole to Finish Data East 1989-01-31January 31, 1989 GameFAQs [11]
Tom Sawyer no Bouken SETA 1989-02-06February 6, 1989 GameFAQs [12]
Wagyan Land Namco 1989-02-09February 9, 1989 GameFAQs [13]
Sekiryūō Sunsoft 1989-02-10February 10, 1989 GameFAQs [14]
Misa Yamamura Suspense: Kyōto Hana no Misshitsu Satsujin Jiken Taito 1989-02-11February 11, 1989 GameFAQs [15]
Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden Bandai 1989-02-15February 15, 1989 GameFAQs [16]
Space Shadow Bandai 1989-02-15February 15, 1989 GameFAQs [17]
Flying Hero Epic/Sony Records 1989-02-17February 17, 1989 GameFAQs [18]
Hydlide 3: Yami Kara no Houmonsha Namco 1989-02-17February 17, 1989 GameFAQs [19]
Wizardry II: Legacy of Llylgamyn - The Third Scenario ASCII 1989-02-21February 21, 1989 GameFAQs [20]
Hyakki Yagyō Use Corporation 1989-02-22February 22, 1989 GameFAQs [21]
Ganbare Pennant Race! Konami 1989-02-28February 28, 1989 GameFAQs [22]
Hayauchi Super Igo Namco 1989-03-03March 3, 1989 GameFAQs [23]
Sakigake!! Otokojuku: Shippu Ichi Gō Sei Bandai 1989-03-03March 3, 1989 GameFAQs [24]
Bakushō!! Jinsei Gekijō Taito 1989-03-17March 17, 1989 GameFAQs [25]
Jesus: Kyōfu no Bio Monster King Records 1989-03-17March 17, 1989 GameFAQs [26]
Rolling Thunder Namco 1989-03-17March 17, 1989 GameFAQs [27]
Ankoku Shinwa: Yamato Takeru Densetsu Tokyo Shoseki 1989-03-24March 24, 1989 GameFAQs [28]
Family Pinball Namco 1989-03-24March 24, 1989 GameFAQs [29]
JaJaMaru: Ninpō Chō Jaleco 1989-03-28March 28, 1989 GameFAQs [30]
After Burner II Sunsoft 1989-03-30March 30, 1989 GameFAQs [31]
Home Run Nighter: Pennant League!! Data East 1989-03-31March 31, 1989 GameFAQs [32]
Matsumoto Tōru no Kabushiki Hisshōgaku Part II Imagineer 1989-03-31March 31, 1989 GameFAQs [33]
Operation Wolf Taito 1989-03-31March 31, 1989 GameFAQs [34]
Shadowgate Kemco 1989-03-31March 31, 1989 GameFAQs [35]
A Week of Garfield Towa Chiki 1989-04-07April 7, 1989 GameFAQs [36]
Dragon Spirit: Aratanaru Densetsu Namco 1989-04-14April 14, 1989 GameFAQs [37]
Mindseeker Namco 1989-04-18April 18, 1989 GameFAQs [38]
Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Meshika: Genghis Khan Koei 1989-04-20April 20, 1989 GameFAQs [39]
Devil Man Namco 1989-04-25April 25, 1989 GameFAQs [40]
Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari Technos Japan 1989-04-25April 25, 1989 GameFAQs [41]
Dragon Buster II: Yami no Fūin Namco 1989-04-27April 27, 1989 GameFAQs [42]
Holy Diver Irem 1989-04-28April 28, 1989 GameFAQs [43]
Keiba Simulation: Honmei Nihon Bussan 1989-04-28April 28, 1989 GameFAQs [44]
Meitantei Holmes: M Kara no Chōsenjō Towa Chiki 1989-05-01May 1, 1989 GameFAQs [45]
Kabushiki Dōjō: The Stock Speculation Hect 1989-05-02May 2, 1989 GameFAQs [46]
Gekikame Ninja Den Konami 1989-05-12May 12, 1989 GameFAQs [47]
Baseball Star: Mezase Sankanou SNK 1989-05-19May 19, 1989 GameFAQs [48]
Tenchi wo Kurau Capcom 1989-05-19May 19, 1989 GameFAQs [49]
Kaettekita! Gunjin Shogi: Nanya Sore!? SOFEL 1989-05-26May 26, 1989 GameFAQs [50]
Super Chinese 2: Dragon Kid Culture Brain 1989-05-26May 26, 1989 GameFAQs [51]
La Salle Ishii no Child's Quest Namco 1989-06-23June 23, 1989 GameFAQs [52]
SD Gundam World: Capsule Warriors 2 – Capsule Warfare Shinsei 1989-06-25June 25, 1989 GameFAQs [53]
Quinty Namco 1989-06-27June 27, 1989 GameFAQs [54]
Datsugoku: Prisoners of War K Amusement Leasing 1989-06-30June 30, 1989 GameFAQs [55]
Murder Club SETA 1989-06-30June 30, 1989 GameFAQs [56]
Dragon Ninja Namco 1989-07-14July 14, 1989 GameFAQs [57]
Igo Shinan Hect 1989-07-14July 14, 1989 GameFAQs [58]
White Lion Densetsu: Pyramid no Kanata ni Kemco 1989-07-14July 14, 1989 GameFAQs [59]
Hissatsu Dōjō Yaburi Sigma Entertainment 1989-07-18July 18, 1989 GameFAQs [60]
Willow Capcom 1989-07-18July 18, 1989 GameFAQs [61]
Faria: Fuuin no Tsurugi Hi-Score Media Work 1989-07-21July 21, 1989 GameFAQs [62]
Kyūkyoku Harikiri Stadium: Heisei Gannen-ban Taito 1989-07-21July 21, 1989 GameFAQs [63]
Tenkaichi Bushi Keru Nagūru Namco 1989-07-21July 21, 1989 GameFAQs [64]
Zenbei!! Pro Basketball Vic Tokai 1989-07-21July 21, 1989 GameFAQs [65]
Oishinbo: Kyukyoku no Menu 3bon Syoubu Shinsei 1989-07-25July 25, 1989 GameFAQs [66]
Perfect Bowling Tonkin House 1989-07-25July 25, 1989 GameFAQs [67]
Mother(JP) Nintendo 1989-07-27July 27, 1989 GameFAQs [68]
Shin Moero!! Pro Yakyū Jaleco 1989-07-27July 27, 1989 GameFAQs [69]
Famista '89: Kaimaku Ban!! Namco 1989-07-28July 28, 1989 GameFAQs [70]
Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti Namco 1989-07-31July 31, 1989 GameFAQs [71]
Cosmic Wars Konami 1989-08-04August 4, 1989 GameFAQs [72]
Kyūkyoku Tiger CBS/Sony Group 1989-08-04August 4, 1989 GameFAQs [73]
Meimon! Daisan Yakyū-bu Bandai 1989-08-08August 8, 1989 GameFAQs [74]
Moeru! Onīsan(JP) Toho 1989-08-08August 8, 1989 GameFAQs [75]
Moulin Rouge Senki: Melville no Honoo Gakken 1989-08-11August 11, 1989 GameFAQs [76]
Takeda Shingen 2 HOT B 1989-08-21August 21, 1989 GameFAQs [77]
Captain Ed CBS/Sony Group 1989-08-25August 25, 1989 GameFAQs [78]
Racer Mini Yonku: Japan Cup Konami 1989-08-25August 25, 1989 GameFAQs [79]
RoboCop Data East 1989-08-25August 25, 1989 GameFAQs [80]
Gekitou Pro Wrestling!! Toukon Densetsu Tecmo 1989-09-01September 1, 1989 GameFAQs [81]
Idol Hakkenden Towa Chiki 1989-09-14September 14, 1989 GameFAQs [82]
Koji Tanigawa no Shogi Shinan III Pony Canyon 1989-09-14September 14, 1989 GameFAQs [83]
Marusa no Onna Capcom 1989-09-19September 19, 1989 GameFAQs [84]
Ultima: Seisha he no Michi Pony Canyon 1989-09-20September 20, 1989 GameFAQs [85]
Chuka Taisen Taito 1989-09-22September 22, 1989 GameFAQs [86]
American Dream Coconuts Japan 1989-09-23September 23, 1989 GameFAQs [87]
Akuma no Shoutaijou Kemco 1989-09-29September 29, 1989 GameFAQs [88]
MahaRaja Sunsoft 1989-09-29September 29, 1989 GameFAQs [89]
Meiji Ishin Use Corporation 1989-09-29September 29, 1989 GameFAQs [90]
Okkotoshi Puzzle Tonjan!? Jaleco 1989-09-29September 29, 1989 GameFAQs [91]
Thunderbirds Pack-In-Video 1989-09-29September 29, 1989 GameFAQs [92]
TwinBee 3: Poko Poko Daimaō Konami 1989-09-29September 29, 1989 GameFAQs [93]
Koushien K Amusement Leasing 1989-10-06October 6, 1989 GameFAQs [94]
World Super Tennis Asmik Ace 1989-10-13October 13, 1989 GameFAQs [95]
Venus Senki Varie 1989-10-14October 14, 1989 GameFAQs [96]
Hokuto no Ken 3: Shin Seiki Sōzō: Seiken Retsuden Toei Animation 1989-10-19October 19, 1989 GameFAQs [97]
Choujin Ultra Baseball Culture Brain 1989-10-27October 27, 1989 GameFAQs [98]
Dragon Ball 3: Gokūden Bandai 1989-10-27October 27, 1989 GameFAQs [99]
Major League Irem 1989-10-27October 27, 1989 GameFAQs [100]
Softball Tengoku Tonkin House 1989-10-27October 27, 1989 GameFAQs [101]
Tashiro Masashi no Princess ga Ippai Epic/Sony Records 1989-10-27October 27, 1989 GameFAQs [102]
Mahjong Taikai Koei 1989-10-31October 31, 1989 GameFAQs [103]
Dungeon & Magic: Swords of Element Natsume 1989-11-10November 10, 1989 GameFAQs [104]
U.S. Championship V'Ball Technos Japan 1989-11-10November 10, 1989 GameFAQs [105]
Gozonji: Yaji Kita Chin Dōchū HAL Laboratory 1989-11-17November 17, 1989 GameFAQs [106]
Ninja Cop Saizou Taito 1989-11-17November 17, 1989 GameFAQs [107]
Cosmic Epsilon Asmik Ace 1989-11-24November 24, 1989 GameFAQs [108]
Terao no Dosukoi Ōzumō Jaleco 1989-11-24November 24, 1989 GameFAQs [109]
Vegas Connection: Casino Kara Ai wo Komete Sigma Entertainment 1989-11-24November 24, 1989 GameFAQs [110]
Golf-kko Open Taito 1989-11-25November 25, 1989 GameFAQs [111]
Gekitotsu Yonku Battle Irem 1989-11-27November 27, 1989 GameFAQs [112]
Square no Tom Sawyer Square 1989-11-30November 30, 1989 GameFAQs [113]
Conflict Vic Tokai 1989-12-01December 1, 1989 GameFAQs [114]
Hostages: The Embassy Mission Kemco 1989-12-01December 1, 1989 GameFAQs [115]
Meimon! Tako Nishiōendan Asmik Ace 1989-12-01December 1, 1989 GameFAQs [116]
Mirai Senshi: Lios Pack-In-Video 1989-12-01December 1, 1989 GameFAQs [117]
Tao VAP 1989-12-01December 1, 1989 GameFAQs [118]
Chase H.Q. Taito 1989-12-08December 8, 1989 GameFAQs [119]
Osomatsu-kun: Back to the Me no Deppa no Maki Shinsei 1989-12-08December 8, 1989 GameFAQs [120]
Seirei Gari Hudson Soft 1989-12-08December 8, 1989 GameFAQs [121]
Shin Satomi Hakkenden: Hikari to Yami no Tatakai Toei Animation 1989-12-08December 8, 1989 GameFAQs [122]
Super Mogura Tataki!! Pokkun Mogura IGS 1989-12-08December 8, 1989 GameFAQs [123]
Super Star Pro Wrestling Pony Canyon 1989-12-09December 9, 1989 GameFAQs [124]
Abadox Natsume 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [125]
Famicom Dōbutsu Seitai Zukan! Katte ni Shirokuma: Mori o Sukue no Maki! CBS/Sony Group 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [126]
Famicom Yakyū Ban Epoch 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [127]
Flipull: An Exciting Cube Game Taito 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [128]
Gekitou!! Stadium Tecmo 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [129]
Pinball Quest Jaleco 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [130]
Shinsenden Irem 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [131]
Sweet Home Capcom 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [132]
Top Gun: Dual Fighters Konami 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [133]
Emoyan no 10-bai Pro Yakyū Hect 1989-12-19December 19, 1989 GameFAQs [134]
Famista '90 Namco 1989-12-19December 19, 1989 GameFAQs [135]
I Love Softball Coconuts Japan 1989-12-19December 19, 1989 GameFAQs [136]
Quarter Back Scramble: American Football Game Pony Canyon 1989-12-19December 19, 1989 GameFAQs [137]
The Money Game II: Kabutochou no Kiseki SOFEL 1989-12-20December 20, 1989 GameFAQs [138]
The Lord of King Jaleco 1989-12-21December 21, 1989 GameFAQs [139]
Akumajō Densetsu Konami 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [140]
Batman Sunsoft 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [141]
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Technos Japan 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [142]
Mappy Kids Namco 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [143]
TM Network: Live in Power Bowl Epic/Sony Records 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [144]
Chūgoku Janshi Story: Tonpū Natsume 1989-12-23December 23, 1989 GameFAQs [145]
Heracles no Eikō II: Titan no Metsubō Data East 1989-12-23December 23, 1989 GameFAQs [146]
Super Rugby TSS 1989-12-27December 27, 1989 GameFAQs [147]

112 games were released in North America.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Bomberman Hudson Soft {{{hid}}}January 1989 GameFAQs [148]
Sesame Street: 123 Hi Tech Expressions {{{hid}}}January 1989 GameFAQs [149]
Star Soldier Taxan {{{hid}}}January 1989 GameFAQs [150]
Tecmo Baseball Tecmo {{{hid}}}January 1989 GameFAQs [151]
WWF WrestleMania Acclaim {{{hid}}}January 1989 GameFAQs [152]
Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach Bandai {{{hid}}}February 1989 GameFAQs [153]
Friday the 13th LJN {{{hid}}}February 1989 GameFAQs [154]
Gyruss Ultra Games {{{hid}}}February 1989 GameFAQs [155]
Q*bert Ultra Games {{{hid}}}February 1989 GameFAQs [156]
Tecmo Bowl Tecmo {{{hid}}}February 1989 GameFAQs [157]
Ultima: Exodus FCI {{{hid}}}February 1989 GameFAQs [158]
Dance Aerobics Nintendo {{{hid}}}March 1989 GameFAQs [159]
John Elway's Quarterback Tradewest {{{hid}}}March 1989 GameFAQs [160]
Kung-Fu Heroes Culture Brain {{{hid}}}March 1989 GameFAQs [161]
Marble Madness Milton Bradley {{{hid}}}March 1989 GameFAQs [162]
Ninja Gaiden Tecmo {{{hid}}}March 1989 GameFAQs [163]
World Games Milton Bradley {{{hid}}}March 1989 GameFAQs [164]
Adventures of Lolo HAL Laboratory {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [165]
Amagon Sammy Studios {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [166]
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Bandai {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [167]
Fist of the North Star Taxan {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [168]
Legacy of the Wizard Broderbund {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [169]
Mappy-Land Taxan {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [170]
Mystery Quest Taxan {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [171]
Predator Activision {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [172]
Taboo: The Sixth Sense Tradewest {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [173]
The Guardian Legend Broderbund {{{hid}}}April 1989 GameFAQs [174]
Operation Wolf Taito {{{hid}}}May 1989 GameFAQs [175]
Tetris (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}May 1989 GameFAQs [176]
Airwolf Acclaim {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [177]
California Games Milton Bradley {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [178]
Desert Commander Kemco {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [179]
Guerrilla War SNK {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [180]
Hoops Jaleco {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [181]
Hydlide FCI {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [182]
Mega Man 2 Capcom {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [183]
Monster Party Bandai {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [184]
Nobunaga's Ambition Koei {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [185]
Shooting Range Bandai {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [186]
Street Cop Bandai {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [187]
Super Dodge Ball Sony Imagesoft {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [188]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultra Games {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [189]
The Adventures of Bayou Billy Konami {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [190]
Track & Field II Konami {{{hid}}}June 1989 GameFAQs [191]
Baseball Stars SNK {{{hid}}}July 1989 GameFAQs [192]
Cobra Triangle Nintendo {{{hid}}}July 1989 GameFAQs [193]
Defender of the Crown Ultra Games {{{hid}}}July 1989 GameFAQs [194]
Strider Capcom {{{hid}}}July 1989 GameFAQs [195]
Super Sprint (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}July 1989 GameFAQs [196]
Thundercade American Sammy {{{hid}}}July 1989 GameFAQs [197]
Adventures of Tom Sawyer SETA {{{hid}}}August 1989 GameFAQs [198]
Dragon Warrior Nintendo {{{hid}}}August 1989 GameFAQs [199]
Faxanadu Nintendo {{{hid}}}August 1989 GameFAQs [200]
Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll Culture Brain {{{hid}}}August 1989 GameFAQs [201]
Jordan vs. Bird: One on One Milton Bradley {{{hid}}}August 1989 GameFAQs [202]
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle Kemco {{{hid}}}August 1989 GameFAQs [203]
Adventures of Dino Riki Hudson Soft {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [204]
Air Fortress HAL Laboratory {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [205]
Back to the Future LJN {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [206]
Bad Street Brawler Mattel {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [207]
Castlequest Nexoft {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [208]
DuckTales Capcom {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [209]
Fester's Quest Sunsoft {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [210]
Hollywood Squares GameTek {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [211]
King's Knight SquareSoft {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [212]
NFL LJN {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [213]
P.O.W.: Prisoners of War SNK {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [214]
Sesame Street: ABC Hi Tech Expressions {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [215]
Sky Shark Taito {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [216]
The Black Bass USA HOT B {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [217]
Who Framed Roger Rabbit LJN {{{hid}}}September 1989 GameFAQs [218]
Casino Kid SOFEL {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [219]
Goal! Jaleco {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [220]
Godzilla: Monster of Monsters! Toho {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [221]
Jeopardy! Junior Edition GameTek {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [222]
Rolling Thunder (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [223]
Romance of the Three Kingdoms Koei {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [224]
Stealth ATF Activision {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [225]
The Three Stooges Activision {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [226]
Twin Eagle Romstar {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [227]
Wheel of Fortune: Junior Edition GameTek {{{hid}}}October 1989 GameFAQs [228]
720° Mindscape {{{hid}}}November 1989 GameFAQs [229]
Road Runner (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}November 1989 GameFAQs [230]
Tetris (Nintendo) Nintendo {{{hid}}}November 1989 GameFAQs [231]
Vindicators (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}November 1989 GameFAQs [232]
After Burner (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [233]
Alien Syndrome (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [234]
All-Pro Basketball Vic Tokai {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [235]
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine Acclaim {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [236]
Dig Dug II: Trouble in Paradise Bandai {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [237]
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Mindscape {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [238]
Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II Acclaim {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [239]
Kings of the Beach Ultra Games {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [240]
Knight Rider Acclaim {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [241]
RoboCop Data East {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [242]
Robodemons (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [243]
Shadowgate Kemco {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [244]
Shinobi (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [245]
Short Order + Eggsplode! Nintendo {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [246]
Silent Service Ultra Games {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [247]
The Battle of Olympus Broderbund {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [248]
The Uncanny X-Men LJN {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [249]
Toobin' (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [250]
Willow Capcom {{{hid}}}December 1989 GameFAQs [251]
The Adventures of Captain Comic (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [252]
Baby Boomer (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [253]
Crystal Mines (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [254]
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Unlicensed) Tengen {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [255]
Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [256]
Metal Fighter (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [257]
Raid 2020 (Unlicensed) Color Dreams {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [258]
Tagin' Dragon (Unlicensed) Bunch Games {{{hid}}}1989 GameFAQs [259]

23 games were released in Europe.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Gun.Smoke Capcom 1989-02-23February 23, 1989 GameFAQs [260]
Ghosts 'n Goblins Capcom 1989-03-23March 23, 1989 GameFAQs [261]
Trojan Capcom 1989-03-23March 23, 1989 GameFAQs [262]
Super Mario Bros. 2 Nintendo 1989-04-28April 28, 1989 GameFAQs [263]
Rush'n Attack Konami 1989-06-08June 8, 1989 GameFAQs [264]
Donkey Kong Classics Nintendo 1989-08-10August 10, 1989 GameFAQs [265]
Ikari Warriors SNK 1989-08-10August 10, 1989 GameFAQs [266]
Robowarrior Jaleco 1989-09-27September 27, 1989 GameFAQs [267]
Section-Z Capcom 1989-09-27September 27, 1989 GameFAQs [268]
Anticipation Nintendo 1989-10-25October 25, 1989 GameFAQs [269]
Xevious Bandai 1989-10-25October 25, 1989 GameFAQs [270]
Life Force Salamander Konami 1989-11-22November 22, 1989 GameFAQs [271]
Track & Field II Konami 1989-11-22November 22, 1989 GameFAQs [272]
Double Dribble Konami 1989-12-13December 13, 1989 GameFAQs [273]
Mega Man Capcom 1989-12-13December 13, 1989 GameFAQs [274]
Air Fortress HAL Laboratory 19891989 GameFAQs [275]
Cobra Triangle Nintendo 19891989 GameFAQs [276]
Goal! Jaleco 19891989 GameFAQs [277]
Guerrilla War SNK 19891989 GameFAQs [278]
Hoops Jaleco 19891989 GameFAQs [279]
Marble Madness Milton Bradley 19891989 GameFAQs [280]
Operation Wolf Taito 19891989 GameFAQs [281]
P.O.W.: Prisoners of War SNK 19891989 GameFAQs [282]
WWF WrestleMania Acclaim 19891989 GameFAQs [283]

Family Computer Disk System[]

Please select a region.

20 games were released.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Halley Wars Taito 1989-01-14January 14, 1989 GameFAQs [284]
Kidō Keisatsu Patlabor Bandai 1989-01-24January 24, 1989 GameFAQs [285]
Wrecking Crew Nintendo 1989-02-03February 3, 1989 GameFAQs [286]
Tantei Jingūji Saburō: Kiken na Futari (Kōhen) Data East 1989-02-10February 10, 1989 GameFAQs [287]
Roger Rabbit Kemco 1989-02-16February 16, 1989 GameFAQs [288]
Tama and Friends: San-chōme Dai Bōken(JP) Bandai 1989-02-23February 23, 1989 GameFAQs [289]
SD Gundam World: Capsule Warriors - Scramble Wars Map Collection Bandai 1989-03-03March 3, 1989 GameFAQs [290]
Hikari Genji: Roller Panic Pony Canyon 1989-03-20March 20, 1989 GameFAQs [291]
Big Challenge! Gun Fighter Jaleco 1989-03-28March 28, 1989 GameFAQs [292]
Putt Putt Golf Pack-In-Video 1989-03-30March 30, 1989 GameFAQs [293]
Fairytale Soft Pro International 1989-04-28April 28, 1989 GameFAQs [294]
Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo (Zenpen) Nintendo 1989-05-23May 23, 1989 GameFAQs [295]
Pinball Nintendo 1989-05-30May 30, 1989 GameFAQs [296]
Big Challenge! Go! Go! Bowling Jaleco 1989-06-23June 23, 1989 GameFAQs [297]
Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo (Kōhen) Nintendo 1989-06-30June 30, 1989 GameFAQs [298]
Magma Project: Hacker Tokuma Shoten 1989-08-10August 10, 1989 GameFAQs [299]
Yūyūki (Zenpen) Nintendo 1989-10-14October 14, 1989 GameFAQs [300]
Kattobi! Dōji Pack-In-Video 1989-10-20October 20, 1989 GameFAQs [301]
Yūyūki (Kōhen) Nintendo 1989-11-14November 14, 1989 GameFAQs [302]
Lutter Athena 1989-11-24November 24, 1989 GameFAQs [303]

Game Boy[]

Please select a region.

25 games were released in Japan.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Alleyway Nintendo 1989-04-21April 21, 1989 GameFAQs [304]
Baseball Nintendo 1989-04-21April 21, 1989 GameFAQs [305]
Super Mario Land Nintendo 1989-04-21April 21, 1989 GameFAQs [306]
Yakuman Nintendo 1989-04-21April 21, 1989 GameFAQs [307]
Tennis Nintendo 1989-05-29May 29, 1989 GameFAQs [308]
Tetris Nintendo 1989-06-14June 14, 1989 GameFAQs [309]
Shanghai HAL Laboratory 1989-07-28July 28, 1989 GameFAQs [310]
Seaside Volley Tonkin House 1989-08-31August 31, 1989 GameFAQs [311]
Soukoban Pony Canyon 1989-09-01September 1, 1989 GameFAQs [312]
Motocross Maniacs Konami 1989-09September 20, 1989 GameFAQs [313]
Mickey Mouse Kemco 1989-09-05September 5, 1989 GameFAQs [314]
Hyper Lode Runner Bandai 1989-09-21September 21, 1989 GameFAQs [315]
Pinball: 66 Hiki no Wani Daikoushin HAL Laboratory 1989-10-18October 18, 1989 GameFAQs [316]
Dracula Densetsu Konami 1989-10-27October 27, 1989 GameFAQs [317]
Puzzle Boy Atlus 1989-11-24November 24, 1989 GameFAQs [318]
Golf Nintendo 1989-11-28November 28, 1989 GameFAQs [319]
Pachinko Time Coconuts Japan 1989-12-08December 8, 1989 GameFAQs [320]
Makai Toushi SaGa Square 1989-12-15December 15, 1989 GameFAQs [321]
Shogi Pony Canyon 1989-12-19December 19, 1989 GameFAQs [322]
Kaisen Game: Navy Blue Use Corporation 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [323]
Hokuto no Ken: Seizetsu Jūban Shōbu Toei Animation 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [324]
QBillion SETA 1989-12-22December 22, 1989 GameFAQs [325]
Teke! Teke! Asmik-kun World Asmik Ace 1989-12-27December 27, 1989 GameFAQs [326]
Master Karateka Shinsei 1989-12-28December 28, 1989 GameFAQs [327]
Selection: Erabareshi Mono Kemco 1989-12-28December 28, 1989 GameFAQs [328]

6 games were released in North America.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
Alleyway Nintendo 1989-07-31July 31, 1989 GameFAQs [329]
Baseball Nintendo 1989-07-31July 31, 1989 GameFAQs [330]
Super Mario Land Nintendo 1989-07-31July 31, 1989 GameFAQs [331]
Tennis Nintendo 1989-07-31July 31, 1989 GameFAQs [332]
Tetris Nintendo 1989-07-31July 31, 1989 GameFAQs [333]
Castlevania: The Adventure Konami 1989-12-06December 6, 1989 GameFAQs [334]

3 games were released in Europe.

Title Publisher Release Date Source
DuckTales Capcom 19891989 GameFAQs [335]
Ghostbusters II Activision 19891989 GameFAQs [336]

Trivia[]

  • Super Mario Land, released alongside the Game Boy, was the first Mario game to be directed by someone other than Miyamoto.
  • The Game Boy version of Tetris was the first handheld version of the game.

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