Year: 1989
Publisher: Nintendo
Genre: Platformer

Selling over 18 million copies, Super Mario Land was a flagship title for the Game Boy, boosting its popularity by showing just how much fun you could have with your favorite plumber on his newest system. The graphics were simple, but the gameplay was intuitive and enjoyable, giving you all the richness of a regular Mario title, and all the nerve-wracking difficulty. No matter how many times you died in Super Mario Land, it's straightforward mechanics and entrancing soundtrack would always have you coming back for more until you were finally able to save Princess Daisy. After all, being a hero takes dedication.