From 1980 to 1991, Nintendo released a line of Nintendo Handhelds games called “Game & Watch”. Approximately 59 handheld electronic games were made, created by Gunpei Yokoi. They each featured a single game that could be played on an LCD screen, in addition to a clock and an alarm. Some of the titles available in Game & Watch format were games varying from Mickey Mouse to Balloon Fight as well as several Nintendo staples such as Donkey KongThe Legend of Zelda, and Mario Bros.

Releases

  • Silver Series (1980)
  • Gold Series (1981)
  • Wide Screen Series (1981)
  • Multi-Screen Series (1982)
  • New Wide Screen Series (1982)
  • Parallel Multi-Screen Series (1983)
  • Tabletop Series (1983)
  • Panorama Series (1983)
  • Super Color Series (1984)
  • Micro Vs. Series (1984)
  • Crystal Series (1986)
  • Dis-kun (1987)
  • Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda (1989)
  • Mini Classics (1998)
  • Club Nintendo’s “Ball” re release (2010)
  • Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. (2020)
  • The Legend of Zelda (2021)