94% of people can't win all 9000 points in this retro video game picture reveal adventure! Can you?

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J. Scott Wilson

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Can you guess each of these retro video games from just a screenshot? Each question is a level - let's see if you can climb through the levels, and if this is a game you can actually beat!

Which retro game is this?

Donkey Kong was the first time we met Mario and Donkey Kong. It wouldn't be the last by a long shot.

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Which retro game is this?

Players today have gotten so good at Super Mario Bros. that the game can be completed in an unassisted speedrun in under five minutes. Crazy.

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Which retro game is this?

Nintendo released Super Mario World in 1990 as a launch title for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). This wide-ranging game brought in characters from the entire Nintendo universe and ate up players' weekends.

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Which retro game is this?

In terms of games that could cost you entire weekends, they didn't come much better than Sim City. It was highly addictive!

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Which retro game is this?

The Final Fantasy series has gained a cult-like following over the more than a decade since its introduction. It melds great characters with immersive storylines very well.

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Which retro game is this?

Mortal Kombat was released in 1992. Initially a second banana to Street Fighter, this game became insanely popular and spawned movies.

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Which retro game is this?

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time was a real system seller for the Nintendo 64. My roommate at the time purchased his N64 the day Ocarina came out just to play the game.

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Which retro game is this?

While you may have gotten a high score in Pac-Man, you probably haven't been able to get the game's true highest possible score of 3,333,360 points. This rare feat was first accomplished by Billy Mitchell in July 1999 - a full 19 years after the game's initial release.

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Which retro game is this?

This game took racing to a whole new level, with players able to sabotage each other and split-screen racing. Super Mario Kart was first released in 1992.

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Which retro game is this?

You modern-day Pokemon catchers might not know that the game dates back years. Pokemon Red and Blue used the link cable to connect two Game Boys for battles. In Japan, it was released as Pokemon Red and Green.

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Which retro game is this?

Grand Theft Auto made major waves in 1997 for its language and the nature of the violence, but that only made sales go higher. Since then the series has been going strong, with many celebrities lending their voices to the game, including Samuel L. Jackson, Burt Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Debbie Harry, and Axl Rose.

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Which retro game is this?

The dialog was stilted. The camera was fixed. The controls were more fit for a tank. None of this mattered in the face of Resident Evil's expertly delivered jump-scares.

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Which retro game is this?

Originally named "Jumpman", Nintendo changed the character's name to "Mario" after Mario Segale - the Italian-American landlord who paid the team an angry visit when Nintendo was behind on rent.

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Which retro game is this?

This was a somewhat forgettable installment in the Mario pantheon, with Mario and Luigi basically running around whacking stuff with hammers. Wrecking Crew dates from 1985.

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Which retro game is this?

Best played with a group, this artillery-blasting turn-based game takes a while to play, but you won't notice the time passing. Worms Armageddon celebrates the team spirit of invertebrates.

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