Nintendo Classic Mini brings 8-bit gaming back this fall

Nintendo Classic Mini brings 8-bit gaming back this fall NINTENDO

Coming this November from Nintendo is the Nintendo Classic Mini, a miniature NES pre-loaded with a selection of 30 games.

"Relive the 80s when the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System launches in stores on 11th November," says Nintendo in the device's official announcement.  "The classic NES is back in a familiar-yet-new form as a mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console.  Plugging directly into a high-definition TV using the included HDMI cable, the console comes complete with 30 NES games built-in, including beloved classics like Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, and Kirby’s Adventure."

The system comes complete with an an HDMI cable, a USB cable for power (but not the USB plug), and one Nintendo Classic Mini: NES Controller. As for the games that come pre-loaded:

  • 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' Golbins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby's Adventure
  • Mario Bros.
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • Punch-out!!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • Star Tropics
  • 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 Nintendo Classic Mini is also compatible with the Wii/Wii U Classic Controller and Classic Controller Pro.  Likewise, the Nintendo Class Mini: NES Controller is compatible with the Wii and Wii U.

Nintendo has not yet released pricing information for this product.

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