The cards are pretty poor in coloring, probably cheap ink used during the printing phase not to mention that they are 20 years old now. The stickers had a better quality of ink used so they look a tad better but still could have used better quality ink.
Mario and Link heading in to trouble
Wait for the jabs then pound him in the face
Mario wondering why his name looks like it is on a movie theater marquee
Little Mac taking it to Glass Joe
Well, it was a time when Topps would take on any license and turn it in to a card set.