Nintendo Entertainment System Games Starting with Jo to Lo

John Elway’s Quarterback

NES John Elway's Quarterback

Go head-to-head in US football action. Select your team’s home city and then battle the opposing team for four 15-minute quarters that seem to pass in mere minutes. Graphics are simple with uniform colours representing the difference between teams. The human player gets control of the quarterback on offence and the middle linebacker on defence.

Jordan vs. Bird: One-on-One

NES Jordan vs. Bird: One-on-One

Bird feels right home at the three-point contest where five racks with five balls each are placed around the three-point arc and the player must pick each ball and throw in the the best timing possible to get as many points as possible during the 60 second windowOnly Jordan has the air-time to perform on the slam dunk contest where the player has a number of dunks at his disposal.

Journey to Silius

NES Journey to Silius

The earth’s population is growing rapidly and we are now colonising other planets. Jay McCray is among those leaving earth and heading to the colony in the Silius solar system. Your mission is to destroy the terrorists that have killed your father and are terrorising colonisation efforts. There are a wide variety of robot enemies guarding the terrorist’s fortress. Locate the power-ups to make taking the fortress a little less impossible.


NES Joust

Joust was a very popular game in the 1980s and was ported to many consoles and home computers.Your task is to joust the evil knights. Once the knights have been hit, and egg falls to the ground. Be sure to destroy the eggs before they hatch and release new and increasingly more difficult knights.You also have to deal with crumbling platforms, lava trolls and the unbeatable pterodactyl.In this two-player game, both players can play at the same time.

Karate Champ

NES Karate Champ

In Karate Champ players compete against each other at nine different locations to determine who is the best.To win a match, you must win two out of three rounds by knocking down your opponent. A full point or half a point is awarded for knocking your opponent down and the first player to gain a two point lead wins the round. When the game ends on a timer, the person with the most points wins.


NES Karateka

The evil Akuma has destroyed your homeland, killed your friends and kidnapped your Princess.You must fight your way to the palace with each opponent being more difficult than the previous.All the standard karate kicks and punches are available to both you and your foes in a realistic fashion. The game also featured many of cutscenes to develop the story.


NES Karnov

Karnov, a fire-breathing Russian, seeks the Lost Treasure of Babylon. Run, swim, jump, climb and fly your way through nine levels of gameplay.

Kick Off

NES Kick Off

Kick Off was the first football game of its kind with a top down view. Playing Kick Off requires skills in boll control. Be sure to practice corner kicks, passing, sliding tackles and dribbling before playing a real match to prevent undue frustration.

Kid Dracula

NES Kid Dracula

Kid Dracula is a parody of the company’s Castlevania series. In Kid Dracula, you play the role of a young vampire.Progress through the eight levels gaining the ability to perform spells like turning into a bat. You will also receive guidance from your pal, the Grim Reaper. So there you have it.

King’s Quest IV: Absence Make the Heart Go Yonder

NES King's Quest IV: Absence Make the Heart Go Yonder

Part of a long line of king’s quest games. This is a text-adventure game that relies on knowing about various fairy tales.

Kings of the Beach

NES Kings of the Beach

Beach Volleyball offers two on two competition. Move your team about on the sand performing serves, thumps and spikes to not only out-perform but also out-smart the opposing team.The game includes 15 levels and 20 challengers to beat on both single and dual player modes. Settings include beaches like Rio, Hawaii and Sydney. Win on all levels to be considered king of the beach.

Krusty’s Fun House

NES Krusty's Fun House

Sadly, Krusty the Clown’s Fun House has been overrun by rats. Herd the rats into trap machines and then clear them out. In order to do so, you must manipulate your environment to set up pathways so that the rats are headed in the right direction. The trap machines are operated by Bart, Homer, Sideshow Mel and Corporal Punishment.

Kung Fu Master

NES Kung Fu Master

Kung Fu Master is a one and two player game that was ported from the arcade to several game consoles and home computers. The game’s story starts with your girlfriend being captured by Mr.X. It is up to you to use your knowledge of Kung Fu to get her back. Each floor has many opponents and once they have been dealt with, there is the floor boss. Beat the floor bosses and then fight Mr. X.

Last Action Hero

NES Last Action Hero

You play Jack Slater, an action movie hero, who takes on the ax maniac ?The Ripper?, who is holding a school under siege. Benedict is the villain who wants to use Danny?s ticket to bring terror to the real world.The game is based on the movie by the same name starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.


NES Lemmings

Lemmings became a runaway hit being ported to many game consoles and home computers.You have the difficult job of rescuing the Lemmings across 120 levels. These are simply and friendly creatures, but they tend to walk blindly through the world in the hope of reaching safety at the end of the level.

Lethal Weapon

NES Lethal Weapon

In this game, you play as Martin Riggs or as Roger Murtaugh to complete four main missions. Complete these four and you move tot he bonus final round.For each mission, choose the appropriate character. Your mission is to stop crimes in your beloved L.A.1) Stop drug dealers who want to transport their money from the dock, where you infiltrate2) Stop suicidal terrorists, who entered the subway3) Defuse a bomb, planted by another terrorist group in the mall.

Life Force

NES Life Force

In a distant part of the universe, an alien creature called Zelos was born. Now Selos was a hungry child, which would not be a problem if it was not for his enormous size. He devours galaxies, planets and stars by the hundreds. Now your planet has appeared in Zelos’ path, and it is up to you and a partner to fly into battle to save your world. Granted the concept is a little off, but outside of that, Life Force is an action packed shooter.

Little Nemo: The Dream Master

NES Little Nemo: The Dream Master

Based on a comic strip for the 1940’s, Nemo is a young boy from London summoned to the kingdom of Slumberland, a fantasy realm filled with strange creatures and dream-like locations. Rescue the King of Slumberland from the Prince of Nightmares.

Lode Runner

NES Lode Runner

The Bungeling Empire has stolen a huge cache of gold from its rightful owners. Your mission is simple: infiltrate its treasury and recover the gold. A simple mission,, but there are some 150 screens of platforms, ladders and ropes.To succeed, you must fight against robotic guards. Any contact with these guards will result in your death. To escape them, dig a hole in their line of movement that causes them to fall and allow you to move across the gap safely.

Low G Man

NES Low G Man

The human race has perfected space travel and is colonising the galaxy. Robots of all types are used in exploring new planets. The project is so massive that there are even entire planets dedicated to manufacturing new robots. But then an alien race captured one of the robot manufacturing planets and reprogrammed the robots to destroy humans. Your mission is to take back the planet. Using a low gravity backpack and weapons, help battle the robots guarding the planet.

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