Retro-game binge: Every Super Nintendo start screen in one 9-hour vid

Why not reserve just under half of one Earth rotation to revisit the greatest 16-bit games of the 1990s (and even more terrible ones!)?

Hello there, misspent youth. Video screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET
Get ready to party like it's 1994 -- by spending nine hours in front of whatever screen you use to YouTube watching all the start screens for every Super Nintendo game ever created.

YouTube user NicksplosionFX has done nerds everywhere who came of age in the 1990s the "favor" of compiling all the classics -- Super Mario Kart and Ninja Gaiden Trilogy, for starters -- and plenty of less-than-classic titles (Super Putty, anyone?) in convenient alphabetic order.

A full list of all the titles included in the video can be found on NicksplosionFX's Tumblr.

As you watch the video below and wonder how we ever were so obsessed with such rudimentary graphics and gameplay, you may need to direct your attention to the status bar along the bottom of the video to remind yourself that this was a time before YouTube.


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