Nintendo launching old school NES in mini “Classic Edition”


Last week Nintendo rolled out the amazing Pokémon GO aimed directly at the kids who grew up in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. It’s now time for us 80’s kids to have a little throwback fun. Starting on November 11th, Nintendo is rolling out with the NES Classic Edition. It’s a console that plays 30 of the original games from the Nintendo Entertainment System.

It will connect directly to your television, and even to your Wii or Wii U console. It will come with one controller, but you can purchase a separate one for two player action for just ten bucks.



The bad news is that there will be no cartridges for it, as the games will be built in. The even worse news is that you won’t be able to add games to it at a later date. Still, at the price of just $59.99, you get 30 classic games and a classic controller! Considering you purchase games for about five dollars each, you’re saving half the money.

What games will be featured?

Here’s the complete list of games:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario
  • Excitebike
  • Final Fantasy
  • Galaga
  • Ghosts’N Goblins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • Mario Bros.
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • StarTropics
  • Super C
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

The price for Pac Man, the Super Mario series and the first two in the Zelda series is worth it alone, but there are some other great games in that lot! Have you ever played Star Tropics? Hours of old school fun!

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