Get Comfy, and Then Watch This Three-Hour Compilation of NES Game Start Screens

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This video purports to feature the “Press Start” screen of every NES game, in alphabetical order. Before we go any further, let that sink in.

Though it has a three-hour runtime and includes many obscure games that you and I have certainly never played, some viewers have pointed out (in the YouTube comments) that the compilation doesn't cover literally every NES game—it’s missing, for one, Final Fantasy III, a fact the maker of the video, NicksplosionFX, has conceded.

I tried going through this checklist of “every NES game ever released” to see if there are any more omissions, but I soon realized it was futile. For one, the video is three freaking hours long, and two, it includes many Asian titles. As someone who grew up in Hong Kong, I know not to mess with Asian video games, because the bootleg scene there is too insane.

For example: This cartridge, which combines 9999999 games in one.

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