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Super NES

Type: Console
Publisher: Nintendo
Firstly released in: Japan
First release: Oct 1990
Release and compatibility details: Named in Europe and USA as SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System), in Japan as Super Famicom. Released in US in 1991.

Success and unsuccess:

Most popular years: 1992-1995
Most popular countries: Japan, USA, West Europe
Amount of games in database: 3656 (list)
Amount of music records in database: 1141 (list)
Amount of downloadable MOD tunes: 61 (list)
Amount of downloadable MIDI tunes: 207 (list)
Importance on the market in the most popular years: Very high


This console was 16-bit successor of Nintendo Entertainment System (Famicom in Japan) and it was also the answer to Sega's Mega Drive. It was most successful 16-bit game console and Nintendo's biggest success. The biggest asset to this have been high quality games (especially Super Mario, Final Fantasys and Zeldas) and also better hardware.

Display: 256 x 256 / 512 x 448 - 256 colors (from 32768 palette)
Memory: 128K RAM 64K VRAM
CPU: 65c816 (16-bit custom)
Sound: SPC700, DSP

Games and music info:

Most common media for storing games: Cartridge
Average packed game size: 750 kB
Music formats: SPC

Emulation info:

ZSNES - Don't doubt, this is best, fastest and most compatible emulator of SNES for last 3-4 years, and it was surprisibgly long time more compatible than any other NES emulator in its time... Get it and play lot of games, or die :)

This emulation info was written on 15.January 2003. (This time is very important, because emulation info very depends on the time it was written - emulators can improve a lot after this time..).

Record created/updated: 10. March 2011.
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