The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Volume 2 (M-Z)

Brett Weiss

Available October 2021


Volume 2 of the NES Omnibus is a fun and informative look at ALL the original Nintendo Entertainment System games released in the US starting with the letters M-Z. More than 360 games are featured, including such iconic titles as Metroid, Super Mario Bros., and Tetris, as well as such hidden gems and cult classics as Mighty Final Fight, Trog!, and River City Ransom. In addition to thorough gameplay descriptions, the book includes box art, screenshots, reviews, fun facts, historical data, memories from the author, vintage magazine ads and quotes, and, best of all, nostalgic stories about many of the games from programmers, authors, YouTube celebs, filmmakers, and other industry insiders. Contributing authors include “8-Bit” Eric, Chris “The Irate Gamer” Bores, and John “Gamester81” Lester, among many other noteworthy gamers. Each game gets at least one full page of coverage in this gorgeous hardcover coffee table book.

Size: 9" x 12" | 2,427 color images | 424 pp
ISBN13: 9780764362484

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A gamer since 1975 and a professional writer since 1997, Brett Weiss is the author of a dozen books, including The SNES Omnibus (volumes 1 and 2), The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987, the Classic Home Video Games series, and Encyclopedia of KISS. Weiss is a national columnist for Old School Gamer Magazine and AntiqueWeek, and he’s had articles published in Game Informer, Filmfax, the Comics Buyer’s Guide, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and countless other publications. He’s also the host of the quickly growing YouTube show “Tales from a Retro Gamer.” You can find Weiss online at