Rare

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Rare Ltd. is a video game studio founded by Tim and Chris Stamper. Many of their games used AxROM boards. Several games by Rare, such as Battletoads, are harsh tests for emulators because they depend on so many NES timing quirks.

NES Games

1987

  • Slalom
  • Wizards & Warriors

1988

  • R.C. Pro-Am
  • Jeopardy!
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Anticipation

1989

  • Sesame Street: 123
  • WWF WrestleMania
  • John Elway's Quarterback
  • Marble Madness
  • World Games
  • Taboo: The Sixth Sense
  • California Games
  • Cobra Triangle
  • Jordan vs. Bird: One on One
  • Hollywood Squares
  • Sesame Street: ABC
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Jeopardy! Junior Edition
  • Wheel of Fortune: Junior Edition
  • Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II
  • Silent Service

1990

  • Wheel of Fortune: Family Edition
  • Double Dare
  • Pinbot
  • Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road
  • Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Cabal
  • Captain Skyhawk
  • Snake Rattle 'n' Roll
  • NARC
  • Time Lord
  • Solar Jetman: Hunt for the Golden Warpship
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Super Glove Ball
  • Arch Rivals: A Basket Brawl!
  • WWF WrestleMania Challenge
  • Digger T. Rock: The Legend of the Lost City

1991

  • Beetlejuice
  • Battletoads
  • High Speed
  • Pirates!
  • Sesame Street: ABC/123

1992

  • Wizards & Warriors III: Kuros: Visions of Power
  • Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat
  • R.C. Pro-Am II

1993

  • Battletoads & Double Dragon

After the NES era

From 1994 to 2003, Rare developed games like GoldenEye 007, Banjo-Kazooie, and Perfect Dark exclusively for Nintendo platforms. In 2003, Microsoft bought Rare.

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