Video games released in 1989
1989 saw the release of the popular games Phantasy Star II, Super Mario Land, Super Monaco GP, Big Run, Bonk’s Adventure, Final Fight, Golden Axe, Strider, Hard Drivin’ and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The year also saw the release of the Sega Genesis and TurboGrafx-16 in North America, and the Game Boy worldwide along with Tetris and Super Mario Land. The year’s highest-grossing arcade games in Japan were Namco’s Final Lap and Sega’s Tetris, while the highest-grossing arcade video games in the United States were Double Dragon, Super Off Road, Hard Drivin’, Capcom Bowling and Ninja Gaiden. The year’s best‑selling home system was the Nintendo Entertainment System (Famicom) for the sixth year in a row, while the year’s best-selling home video games were Super Mario Bros. 3 in Japan and RoboCop in the United Kingdom.