Video Games Released in 1985

Last Updated on: August 14th, 2023

Video Games Released in 19851985 in Review:

1985 was a significant year for the video game industry, marked by the introduction of new consoles and the release of several iconic games. Here are some key events that took place:

  1. The NES in Europe: The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was released in Europe in 1985, further expanding the console’s reach and popularity.
  2. Super Mario Bros.: “Super Mario Bros.” was released in Japan for the NES in 1985 and would go on to become one of the most popular video games of all time. The game helped to establish the platforming genre and set the standard for future Mario games.
  3. The Sega Master System: Sega released the Sega Master System in 1985, which offered advanced graphics and sound compared to the NES. While it was not as successful as the NES, it helped to establish Sega as a major player in the console market.
  4. Commodore Amiga: The Commodore Amiga was released in 1985 and would become a popular platform for video games. The computer was known for its advanced graphics and sound capabilities and would inspire many games that utilized these features.
  5. The rise of fighting games: “Karate Champ” was released in 1985 and helped to establish the fighting game genre. The game was popular in arcades and would pave the way for future fighting games like “Street Fighter” and “Mortal Kombat.”
  6. “Ghosts ‘n Goblins”: “Ghosts ‘n Goblins” was released in 1985 and would become a popular and influential side-scrolling action game. The game was known for its challenging difficulty and impressive graphics.

Overall, 1985 was a year of significant growth and innovation in the video game industry, with new consoles and iconic games making their mark on the industry.

Video Games Released in 1985:

Here is our enormous collection of video games released in 1985 and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.

Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.

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