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The Retro Gaming Quiz – Home Console Edition

Think you know your stuff? Well, get ready for our Retro Gaming Quiz – but don’t expect any hand-holding here! We’re jumping right into some obscure home gaming console topics, and we’re not going easy on you. Brace yourself for a challenging journey through gaming history. Let’s see if you can handle the heat!

Take the Retro Gaming Quiz and Share Your Results!

#1. What year did the Nintendo Entertainment System launch in the US?

#2. Did the Sega Master System launch in the US before or after the NES?

#3. What is the name of the currency used in the Zelda games?

#4. What was this device called?

#5. What is the name of the laughing dog who appears in Duck Hunt?

#6. Sonic the Hedgehog actually has a middle name. What is it?

#7. What new Nintendo accessory was featured in the film, The Wizard?

#8. What was the best selling Atari 2600 game?

#9. Who was the first major boss fight in Final Fantasy I?

#10. Did the Sega Genesis launch in the US before or after the Super Nintendo?

#11. What was the name of the main character in Pitfall!

#12. What year did the Sega CD launch in the US?

#13. Sonic's best friend, Tails, has a real name. What is it?

#14. How many masks can be collected in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

#15. What year did R.O.B. (Robotic Operating Buddy) launch in the US?

#16. The orange ghost in 1982's Ms. Pac-Man is known by what name?

#17. What game shipped with the Virtual Boy's US release in 1995?

#18. The CPU in the TurboGrafx-16 operated at how many bits?

#19. What was the only non-Nintendo console to feature Zelda games?

#20. How many AA batteries did it take to power the Sega Nomad?




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Hey, this was a tough quiz! Don’t despair. I bet you’ll do better if you try again! (We won’t tell anyone, promise.)

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