Classic Nintendo Games Are (Computationally) Hard

Abstract

The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract We prove NP-hardness results for five of Nintendo's largest video game franchises: Mario, all Legend of Zelda games; all Metroid games; and all Pokémon role-playing games. In addition, we prove PSPACE-completeness of the Donkey Kong Country games and several Legend of Zelda games.

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07890-8_4

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