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First GamesColor tv Game 6

While Nintendo has a long list of well recognized published titles, its first games were more obscure and were released earlier than some might think.

Nintendo's first games go back as far as 1977 with the Color Tv Game 6; six games all variations on the ball and paddle type of game. There was additionally the sequel aptly titled Color Tv Game 15 which was 15 variations on the ball and paddle type of game. In 1978 Nintendo released Color Tv Game Racing 112 which had 112 different variations on cart racing games. Also in 1978, Nintendo released its first arcade machine called the Computer Othello. In 1980, Nintendo released its first handheld, The Game and Watch game ball.

In 1981, Nintendo released Donkey Kong leading to what is more familiar to people today.