Can We Guess Your Favorite Nintendo Game of All-Time?

By: Talin Vartanian

Can We Guess Your Favorite Nintendo Game of All-Time?
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About This Quiz

From "Kirby" and "Dr. Mario" to "Animal Crossing" and "Balloon Fight," the Nintendo company has released a wide variety of epic games across many types of consoles. Some of these test your problem-solving skills, like "Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels" and "The Legend of Zelda." But some games are for pure fun and entertainment, like "Pro Wrestling," "Punch-Out!!" and "Soccer." So let us ask you this: why is your favorite Nintendo game your #1 pick?

Is it because you get to explore the strange world of Planet Zebes in "Metroid: Zero Mission?" Or do you like to defeat your enemies on a grid battlefield in "Fire Emblem: Awakening?" Some games, like "NES Remix," also feature many types of classic games. Examples include "Excitebike," "Ice Climber" and "Urban Champion." And if you're familiar with the classic "Mario" games, then you probably love spin-offs like "Wario Land 2," "Yoshi's Island" and "Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker." No matter what your favorite game is, Nintendo has allowed gamers to explore new worlds, defeat difficult opponents and maybe play a little golf like in "Mario Golf: World Tour." So tell us all about why you love your favorite Nintendo game with this iconic quiz!


Question 1 What's your strategy against tough bosses?
Battle them directly
Practice, practice, practice
Use a cheat code
No boss is too tough for me.

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Question 2 Which of these weapons would you use to defeat your enemies?
Sword
Banana skin
I don't need weapons.
Barrel

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Question 3 What % adventurous are you really?
100%
40%
60%
80%

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Question 4 Would you describe yourself as a competitive person?
Not really
Absolutely
It depends on my mood.
A little bit

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Question 5 On a scale of 1-5, how good of a problem-solver are you?
5
1-2
3
4

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Question 6 Which of these genres do you prefer?
Adventure games
Racing games
I love all types of games!
Platform games

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Question 7 Do you prefer single-player or multiplayer games?
Single-player games
Multiplayer games
No preference
It depends on my mood.

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Question 8 How do you feel about epic storylines?
I love them!
It depends on the game.
They're just OK.
I don't really like them.

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Question 9 Do you like to collect things in a game?
Yes, but it's not my main focus.
No, not really
Yes, definitely
It depends on the game.

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Question 10 How many levels do you ideally want in a game?
Over 60 levels
Between 10-30 levels
Less than 10 levels
Between 30-60 levels

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Question 11 Do you play a video game because it's fun or because it's challenging?
Both
Because it's fun
I play for other reasons.
Because it's challenging

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Question 12 How do you personally feel about online games?
I don't really like them.
I really love them.
I don't mind them.
They're OK.

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Question 13 Does your favorite game include any dungeons?
Yes, many!
Nope
I wouldn't really call them "dungeons."
I'm not sure.

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Question 14 What's your favorite Nintendo console?
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo 64
Game Boy
SNES

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Question 15 Which of these do you prefer: linear or open-world games?
Open-world games
It depends on the day.
No preference
Linear games

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Question 16 What matters to you the most when playing your favorite game?
Getting to 100% completion
Winning
Having fun
Beating my old score

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Question 17 Would you rather play an overly long or an overly short game?
Overly long game
Overly short game
I don't mind either of these.
I just want a normal game.

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Question 18 Your favorite game reminds you of ...
The beauty of this world
How fun life is
My childhood
Nothing at all

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Question 19 Which of these words describes your overall personality the best?
Nice
Optimistic
Energetic
Strong

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Question 20 Do you feel like the main character is actually you?
Absolutely
I've never really thought about this.
A little bit
Nope, not at all

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Question 21 Is your favorite Nintendo game more vintage or modern?
Modern
It's somewhat vintage.
It's definitely a few years old.
Vintage

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Question 22 Do you own any strategy guides?
Yes, I have many.
Nope, I don't need those.
I think so?
Yes, I have one or two.

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Question 23 How often do you play your favorite Nintendo game?
Way too often
Very rarely
Once in a great while
Only when I have friends over

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Question 24 Where is the best place to buy new or old Nintendo games?
A store
A website
I don't really buy games that much.
I borrow them from friends.

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Question 25 Is your favorite Nintendo game visually stunning?
100% yes
A little bit
I'd like to think so.
Not really

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Question 26 On a scale of 1-10, how epic is the music in your favorite game?
10
3
7
5

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Question 27 Does the main character speak in your favorite game?
I don't think so.
Of course
Nope
A little bit

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Question 28 What's your favorite level of difficulty?
Impossible
Medium
Easy
Hard

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Question 29 Would you ever sell your favorite game for $500?
No way
In a heartbeat
Maybe for $1,000
Sure, if they threw in another game!

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Question 30 When you see the "Game Over" screen, what do you do?
I play the game later.
I try again.
It all depends on my mood.
I become angry at the game.

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