Reviews, Demos, and Facts about Vintage Games, and Computers
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, abbreviated as the Super NES, or SNES, was released in North America in 1991, and in Europe in 1992. Initially released in Japan in 1990 as the Super Famicom, adopting the colloquially abbreviated name of the original Famicom. Compared to other consoles at the time this console had advanced graphics and sound processing. The unit was later improved by the development of advanced chips which were included on the game packs to keep the machine competitive with improving markets. The SNES was a platform that many games became household names, and many prior releases on the NES become legendary linages.