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Nintendo announces "mini" NES Classic Edition with 30 games built-in

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 14 Jul 2016 21:52 User comments (6)

Nintendo announces "mini" NES Classic Edition with 30 games built-in Nintendo has delighted fans by announcing a "mini replica" of their original NES console, a new version of the classic console that will come with 30 games built-in.
Launching on November 11th for just $59.99, the console will be smaller than the original and include an HDMI port making it compatible with all current generation HDTVs.

A few of the more popular games included with the new console are Super Mario Bros. 1, 2 and 3, The Legend Of Zelda, Punch Out, Final Fantasy and Donkey Kong.

If you want to play some old-school multiplayer, you can buy a second NES control pad for $9.99.

"We wanted to give fans of all ages the opportunity to revisit Nintendo's original system and rediscover why they fell in love with Nintendo in the first place,"
Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime said in a statement. "The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition is ideal for anyone who remembers playing the NES, or who wants to pass on those nostalgic memories to the next generation of gamers."

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6 user comments

115.7.2016 16:57

I announce emulators which are FREE and have EVERY game.

216.7.2016 21:21

Since the NX is gonna suck it so bad???

318.7.2016 13:47

Originally posted by fb2075:
I announce emulators which are FREE and have EVERY game.

Not, however, legally. And, while that doesn't matter overmuch to me, some people actually care.

Edit -> Another point to consider, is that this lets you bring a cheap emulator that hooks up to any TV (DLNA-compatible or not); perfect for the "game couch" at a party, say.
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 18 Jul 2016 @ 15:11

418.7.2016 16:58

Originally posted by Bozobub:
Originally posted by fb2075:
I announce emulators which are FREE and have EVERY game.

Not, however, legally. And, while that doesn't matter overmuch to me, some people actually care.

Edit -> Another point to consider, is that this lets you bring a cheap emulator that hooks up to any TV (DLNA-compatible or not); perfect for the "game couch" at a party, say.
I can hook my laptop up to my any TV with either HDMI or component. :P And then just get a couple of cheap USB game controllers at a thrift store and I'm good to go. :)
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 18 Jul 2016 @ 17:00

518.7.2016 17:05

Sure. I bet your laptop also cost you far, far more than this little doodad, unless it was a gift, and won't be all that easy to replace. Now, take that laptop to a party, where you risk theft and/or damage, or hand it to a group of 8-12-year-old kids (or even younger) and see how it fares without you hovering over it like a helicopter. Good luck cleaning the peanut butter and jelly out of the keyboard!

It's a cheap, (relatively) painlessly disposable toy that has guaranteed family-safe games, as Nintendo is famous for. It doesn't hurt that some of them are quite good, as well. And once again, many people simply don't care to circumvent the law, as is certainly their right. My point stands just fine =) .

619.7.2016 19:51

Those are some great points Bozobub and I completely agree with you. Plus, it will help the younger generation to be able to play some really amazing games that they would normally never have the chance to experience.

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