Most Popular Video Games Released 1990-01-01 to 1990-12-31


1. Mad Max (1990 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Votes: 35

2. Die Hard (1990 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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Play as John McClane in an attempt to save the building.

Votes: 50

3. The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (1990 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

9.4
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Young pirate wanna-be Guybrush Threepwood sets out to pass the Three Trials, woo the governess Elaine Marley, reach the fabled Monkey Island and vanquish the nefarious ghost pirate LeChuck.

Directors: Craig Derrick, Ron Gilbert | Stars: Dominic Armato, Earl Boen, Alexandra Boyd, Leilani Jones

Votes: 1,969

4. Super Mario World (1990 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

9.3
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While Mario and Luigi are vacationing in Dinosaur Land, Bowser kidnaps the Princess. During the rescue, they find a new dino friend, Yoshi.

Director: Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 2,276

5. Lord of the Rings (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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While Frodo and Sam, now accompanied by a new guide, continue their hopeless journey towards the land of shadow to destroy the One Ring, each member of the broken fellowship plays their ... See full summary »

Star: Robin Atkin Downes

Votes: 136

6. Moonwalker (1990 Video Game)

Action, Music, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Michael Jackson must save kidnapped children from gangsters and stop the drug dealer Mr. Big

Votes: 62

7. Snapper (1990 Video Game)

Family

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8. Fainaru fantajî III (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Four orphans seek to restore the balance between light and darkness in the world.

Director: Hironobu Sakaguchi

Votes: 259

9. Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Solid Snake has retired from FOX-HOUND, but is called back to active duty to infiltrate the heavily armed nation "Zanzibar Land" and rescue a kidnapped inventor.

Director: Hideo Kojima

Votes: 764

10. Nightbreed: The Interactive Movie (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Nightbreed (1990) video game adaptation in the form of an interactive visual novel. Aaron Boone must stop a sadistic serial killer known as 'The Mask'. In the process, he meets Nightbreed, a mutant species of humanoids.

Star: David Cronenberg

11. Dirty Harry (1990 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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Votes: 16

12. King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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King Graham must travel from his kingdom of Daventry to Serenia and save both his family and castle from an evil wizard bent on revenge!

Stars: Art Lewicki, Josh Mandel, Leonard 'Ray' Bergeron, Richard Aronson

Votes: 106

13. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990 Video Game)

7.3
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Directors: Keiichi Suzuki, Kun Udagawa

Votes: 61

14. Wing Commander (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Votes: 200

15. The Spy Who Loved Me (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

7.5
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Votes: 17

16. Little Nemo: The Dream Master (1990 Video Game)

8.3
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Votes: 64

17. Red Baron (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

7.4
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Director: Damon Slye

Votes: 39

18. Beverly Hills Cop (1990 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure

5.6
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Video-game of the popular movie in which you take on the role of Axel Foley.

Votes: 17

19. Chip 'n' Dale: Rescue Rangers (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

7.4
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The evil Fat Cat is at it again. He tricked the Rescue Rangers into thinking their neighbor's kitten was kidnapped, when in fact Fat Cat had lead them into a trap. He's taken Gadget to his ... See full summary »

Votes: 156

20. Pit-Fighter (1990 Video Game)

Unrated | Action

6.0
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Choose between a wrestler, a kick-boxer, and a "third degree black belt", and fight your way to the "ultimate warrior".

Stars: Bill Chase, Mark Williams, Glenn Fratticelli, John Aguire

Votes: 61

21. Mad Dog McCree (1990 Video Game)

Action, Western

7.9
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The player must stop villainous Mad Dog McCree and his gang of outlaws, who've robbed the bank, locked up the sheriff, tied up the mayor and kidnapped his lovely daughter. The game is not completely linear.

Director: David O. Roberts | Stars: Rusty Dillen, Ben Zeller

Votes: 43

22. Dr. Mario (1990 Video Game)

E | Family

7.3
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In his offtime from saving the world, Mario takes up the helm of doctor in Mushroom Hospital. Three new types of viruses threaten healthy life, so "Doctor" Mario formulates multi-colored ... See full summary »

Directors: Takahiro Harada, Hitoshi Yamagami

Votes: 334

23. The Amazing Spider-Man (1990 Video Game)

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24. Total Recall (1990 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Votes: 15

25. Smash TV (1990 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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You control a contestant of a deadly violent TV game show.

Star: Ed Boon

Votes: 29

26. Ys: Book 1&2 (1990 Video Game)

8.7
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Stars: Alan Oppenheimer, Jim Cummings, Michael Bell, Shannon Beaty

Votes: 56

27. Days of Thunder (I) (1990 Video Game)

Sport

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Star: Joe Casino

28. Space Quest 1: The Sarien Encounter (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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As the story begins, the Starship Arcada is under attack. The evil Sariens have boarded and are killing off the crew, one by one. The all-powerful Star Generator has been stolen, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Douglas Herring, Scott Murphy

Votes: 64

29. Mega Man 3 (1990 Video Game)

E | Action, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Dr. Wily has reformed, but while he and Dr. Light create a peacekeeping robot, eight Robot Masters have stolen important components that Mega Man must recover.

Votes: 381

30. Sex Olympics (1990 Video Game)

Not Rated | Adventure

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31. Silver Surfer (1990 Video Game)

Action

4.8
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Directors: Graeme Devine, Rob Landeros

Votes: 20

32. Back to the Future... The Pinball (1990 Video Game)

7.6
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Director: Joe Kaminkow | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 5

33. Street Fighter 2010 (1990 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Ken had no interest in the frontier. Then his partner Troy was killed. Someone broke into their lab, stole their invention, and left Troy as a pile of jelly on the floor. It's been 25 years... See full summary »

Votes: 20

34. Loom (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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Seventeen-year-old Weaver Bobbin Threadbare is left alone on the small island of Loom. Armed only with a magical musical instrument he begins his own adventure.

Director: Brian Moriarty | Stars: Richard Seyd, Pat Franklyn, Lauren Jones, Donada Peters

Votes: 200

35. F-Zero (1990 Video Game)

E | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

7.8
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Futuristic racer where you take control and race hovering vehicles

Votes: 163

36. Gals Panic! (1990 Video Game)

6.1
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Stars: Shiori Asano, Ayami Kida, Marina Matsumoto, Yuki Miho

Votes: 12

37. Nightbreed: The Action Game (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Aaron Boone must find keys to progress through five levels and find the vicious serial killer The Mask who has his girlfriend as well as his mutant friends called the Nightbreed.

38. Castle of Illusion (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Videogame produced by Sega for MegaDrive consoles.

Director: Emiko Yamamoto | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor

Votes: 69

39. Jackie Chan (1990 Video Game)

89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Votes: 7

40. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

7.2
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Votes: 36

41. Gobbler (1990 Video Game)

Family

6.6
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Votes: 8

42. Crude Buster (1990 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A beat-em-up set in a post-apocalyptic New York City.

Star: Fred Young

Votes: 12

43. Crime Wave (1990 Video Game)

Action, Crime

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A massive crime syndicate has taken over our major cities, turning them into deadly criminal wastelands, with murder, arson, drugs, and extortion, all under the control of a mysterious man ... See full summary »

Directors: Bryan Brandenburg, Bruce Johnson

44. Snow Bros.: Nick & Tom (1990 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy

7.8
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Votes: 19

45. Battle Tank (1990 Video Game)

Action, War

5.0
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Garry Kitchen's Battle Tank is a first-person-view shooter inside a tank, in which the player receives and then must destroy tanks, helicopters and other enemies in the areas, which range from deserts to hills and snowfields.

Votes: 5

46. Alien Storm (1990 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Votes: 28

47. New Ghostbusters II (1990 Video Game)

Sci-Fi

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Director: Gsx Suga

48. Dragon's Lair (1990 Video Game)

Adventure

3.0
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Based on the 1983 laserdisc arcade game, Dirk The Daring must rescue Princess Daphnie from the fire breathing dragon, Signe.

Votes: 11

49. Dark Seal (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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50. The Adventures of Gilligan's Island (1990 Video Game)

6.7
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Votes: 6