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- This article is about the console. For the SNES game system decoration from Generation II, see Game system.
スーパーファミコン Super Famicom
North American model
|| November 21, 1990
| North America:
|| August 23, 1991
|| April 11, 1992
|| July 3, 1992
| South Korea:
| Hong Kong:
- CPU: 16-bit 65c816 Ricoh 5A22 3.58 MHz
- Main RAM: 128 kB
- Video RAM: 64 kB
- Audio RAM: 64 kB
- Audio output: 32 kHz 16-bit stereo
- Total colors: 32768
- Full list
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Japanese: スーパーファミコン Super Famicom), also known as the Super Nintendo, is a cartridge-based console created by Nintendo. It is often shortened to SNES. It is the successor to the Nintendo Entertainment System, and was eventually succeeded by the Nintendo 64.
It has twice the built in memory of the older Nintendo Entertainment System. It was the best selling console in the 16-bit era. The controller had a directional pad, A, B, X and Y buttons and "twin shoulder buttons".
With Nintendo Power (via SF Memory Cassette)
Game Boy Color Pokémon games
Although designed for the Game Boy Color, these Pokémon games can also be played on the Game Boy, thus can also be played on the Super Game Boy and Super Game Boy 2.
- The player has a SNES in their bedroom in front of their TV in the Generation I games. In FireRed and LeafGreen, it's replaced with a NES.
- Copycat also has a SNES in front of her bedroom's TV. Her console is running a game where Mario has a bucket on his head, a reference to the game Mario & Wario, which was also developed by Game Freak. Unlike the player, Copycat retains her SNES in the remakes.
- The SNES is one of several consoles the player can decorate their bedroom with in the Generation II games.