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Nintendo Game Cube | Nintendo 64 | Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Gameboy Advanced | Gameboy Color | Gameboy | Nintendo Entertainment System | Virtual Boy
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) can display 256 colors on-screen from a 32,768 color pallete. A 16-bit CPU/PPU combination drives the unit. Built-in hardware functions include sprite manipulation and multidirectional multiplanar scrolling, as well as a special series of functions known as "Mode 7." Mode 7 effects feature functions such as background scaling and rotation.
The Nintendo GameBoy is a black-and-white portable game unit with a reflective LCD screen and 4 channel stereo sound. The CPU is an 8-bit Z80 processor running at 2.2 MHz. With an execptional battery life compared to most other portable games, the GameBoy can run anywhere from 12 to 35 hours on a single set of batteries.
The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), an 8-bit CPU/PPU driven console using a custom Motorola 6502 class processor, can display 16 colors out of an available palette of 52 colors. Game screen resolution is 256x240 pixels with a maximum number of 64, 8x16 sprites on the screen at one time.