The best selling console of its time, an 8 bit system which aided in reinvigorating the American video game industry shortly after the crash of ’83. The system was designed to be a singular platform outputting quality content as gamers had lost confidence in the medium thanks to exaggerated marketing on previous platforms.

Best emulator: Nestopia. Widely regarded as the most accurate NES/Famicom emulator- effortless to set up and an absolute joy to play.