Gadget – SNES
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System – to give the SNES its full title – was the king of the 16 bit era with titles including SimCity, Street Fighter II and the game that made it, Super Mario World. Hands up if you've still got one, nestled behind your Xbox? Thought so.
Game – Super Mario World
And what a game it was – Super Mario World was the SNES' strongest selling point thanks to seven worlds' worth of platform gameplay and the introduction of power-ups, new jumping and floating abilities – and of course, Yoshi the egg-munching dinosaur.
Film –Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Arnie – sorry, we mean the Terminator – is sent back to protect John Connor from the liquid metal T-1000 in this special effects-laden sci-fi flick. As director James Cameron commented, the battle between Arnie's T-800 and Robert Patrick's T-1000 is like pitting a tank against a Porsche. Our money's on the tank everytime.
Comic – Superman: The Man of Steel
This Superman series included the fanboy favourite storyline The Reign of Superman and ran until 2003, with plenty of crossovers into other DC titles like Zero Hour and DC One Million.
Album – Nevermind, Nirvana
This album, funnily enough, was Kurt Cobain's attempt to move away from the genre Nirvana became best known for: Seattle grunge. Producer Butch Vig lent a pop polish to the album – which rankled with Kurt, but propelled Nevermind to the top of the charts, with hits including the massive Smells like Teen Spirit, Come As You Are and Lithium. And if alt rock wasn't your thing, Jacko was storming up the charts too that year with Dangerous.
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