Video Games Released in 1992

Last Updated on: August 13th, 2021

Video Games Released in 19921992 in Review:

1992 was a significant year in the video game industry, as several notable events occurred, including:

  1. Release of Super Mario Kart: Super Mario Kart was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in 1992. It was the first game in the Mario Kart series and became a classic game that set the standard for kart racing games.
  2. Release of Mortal Kombat: The original Mortal Kombat game was also released in 1992. It was notable for its use of realistic, digitized graphics and its controversial depiction of graphic violence.
  3. The founding of id Software: The video game development company id Software was founded in 1992. The company is known for creating several influential first-person shooter games, including Doom and Quake.
  4. The launch of the Sega CD: Sega released the Sega CD in 1992, an add-on for the Sega Genesis console that allowed for CD-ROM games to be played.
  5. The release of Wolfenstein 3D: Wolfenstein 3D, a first-person shooter game developed by id Software, was released in 1992. It is often credited with popularizing the first-person shooter genre.
  6. The debut of Kirby: Kirby’s Dream Land was released in 1992 for the Game Boy. The game introduced the character Kirby, who would become a popular and enduring figure in the Nintendo universe.

Overall, 1992 was a significant year in the video game industry, with the release of several influential games and the founding of a major game development company.

Video Games Released in 1992:

Here is our enormous collection of video games released in 1992 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.