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Miscellaneous Attributes : Battery Backed RAM

Games that have long play times, like the Zelda series for Game Boy, Super Metroid for SNES and Sonic the Hedgehog 3 for Sega Genesis, require some way for players to save their progress. Many systems did not have any nonvolatile storage built in. Therefore, some cartridges include a little bit of RAM that the game could write save data to. Since RAM will also lose it's memory when it loses power, the cartridge also has a small battery to keep the RAM powered at all times. The disadvantage of this scheme is that the battery will eventually run out, and the game can no longer be saved.

Battery Backed RAM is part of the Miscellaneous Attributes category.

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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPublisher
1080° Snowboarding1998Nintendo Co., Ltd., Nintendo of America Inc., Nintendo of Europe GmbH
3-D Tetris1996Nintendo of America Inc.
3-D Ultra Pinball: Thrillride2000Dynamix, Inc., Sierra On-Line, Inc.
688 Attack Sub1989Electronic Arts, Inc., Electronic Arts Ltd., Hit Squad, The, SEGA Enterprises Ltd., SEGA of America, Inc., Victor Musical Industries, Inc.
The 7th Saga1993Enix America Corporation, GAMEPLAN21
90 Minutes: European Prime Goal1995Ocean Software Ltd., Namco Limited
ABC Monday Night Football1993Data East Corporation, Data East USA, Inc.
Ace Lightning2002BBC Multimedia
ActRaiser1990Enix America Corporation, Enix Corporation, Nintendo of America Inc., Square Enix Co., Ltd., Square Enix, Inc., Square Enix, Ltd.
Advanced Daisenryaku: Doitsu Dengeki Sakusen1991SEGA Enterprises Ltd.
Advance Guardian Heroes2004Treasure Co., Ltd., Ubisoft, Inc.
Advance Wars2001Nintendo of America Inc., Nintendo of Europe GmbH
Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising2003Nintendo of America Inc., Nintendo of Europe GmbH
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Attack of the Twonkies2004THQ Inc.
Aerobiz1992KOEI Co., Ltd., KOEI Corporation
Aerobiz Supersonic1993KOEI Co., Ltd., KOEI Corporation
Akagawa Jirō no Yūrei Ressha1991King Record Co. Ltd.
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker2006THQ Inc.
Alien Hominid2004Behemoth, The, O~3 Entertainment, ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd
Allan Border's Cricket1993Audiogenic Software Ltd., Codemasters Software Company Limited, The
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare2001Infogrames do Brasil Ltda., Infogrames Europe SA, Infogrames, Inc.
Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing1989Data East Corporation, Data East USA, Inc.
Arcana1992HAL America Inc., HAL Laboratory, Inc.
A Ressha de Ikō MD1992SEGA Enterprises Ltd.
Arle no Bōken: Mahō no Jewel2000Compile
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