The Super Game Boy is a hardware peripheral for the Super Nintendo that allows the console to play Game Boy cartridges. Released in June 1994, the Super Game Boy is an evolution of the Wide Boy peripheral that was designed to provide developers with the ability to play and test handheld games on television screens.
Nintendo Research & Development 2 commonly abbreviated as Nintendo R&D2 was a development group that was formed when Nintendo’s oldest video game development team Nintendo Research & Development split into several groups to expand their service offerings. This allowed each team to concentrate on creating and developing particular products and services.
Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage is a side-scrolling beat ‘em up game developed by Software Creations for the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. The Genesis version of the game was published by Acclaim Entertainment while the Super Nintendo version was published by Acclaim Entertainment’s subsidiary LJN.
Ape Inc. was a Japanese video game developer that was founded in March 1989 as an affiliate of Nintendo and is best known for the creation of the EarthBound series. The studio was created for the sole purpose of developing the Famicom role playing game Mother. The concept of the development studio began when then president of Nintendo, Hiroshi Yamauchi saw a television interview of Japanese copywriter Shigesato Itoi defending the video game industry.
Top Gear 2 is a racing game developed by Gremlin Interactive and published by Kemco for the Super Nintendo. Released as a follow up to Gremlin’s 1992 racing game Top Gear for the Super Nintendo, the sequel maintained the arcade-style gameplay found in the original game however implemented new strategic elements for a more realistic experience.
Disney’s Aladdin is an action platform video game developed and published by Capcom for the Super Nintendo. Based on the 1992 animated movie of the same name the game is one of several games based on the film. Another game based on the movie was released earlier the same month for the Sega Genesis which was developed by Virgin Games and is a completely different game.
ActRaiser is a platforming video game with city-building simulation elements developed by Quintet and published by Enix for the Super Nintendo. The game was one of the early Super Nintendo releases and stood out for combining traditional side-scrolling platforming with an urban planning god game section creating a unique experience.