Category Nintendo       Thread starter Jeff       Start date Jul 16, 2016 at 7:12 PM       5,983       13            
Recently Nintendo announced the NES Classic Edition which is a miniature version of the original Nintendo Entertainment System that includes 30 games built-in... all for $59.99! :)
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What's in the box?
  • NES Classic Edition system
  • One NES Classic Controller
  • HDMI cable
  • AC adapter
  • 30 pre-installed games

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NES CLASSIC CONTROLLER INCLUDED

Works with NES Virtual Console games on Wii U, too

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Play NES games the way they're meant to be played—with a full-size "original" controller.

The included NES Classic Controller can also be used with NES Virtual Console games on your Wii or Wii U console by connecting it to a Wii Remote controller.

AVAILABLE NOV. 11, 2016

From the official Press Release:

If you see a Nintendo Entertainment System on store shelves this holiday shopping season, you haven’t entered a time machine. (Unless everyone around you is wearing acid-washed jeans and neon leg warmers. If that’s the case, you may have unknowingly walked through a rift in the space-time continuum.) The most likely scenario is you are setting eyes on the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, launching in stores on Nov. 11 at a suggested retail price of $59.99.

That’s right: The NES is back! But this isn’t the same NES that you fondly remember. This new nostalgia-fueled system is a near-identical, mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console and plugs directly into your high-definition TV using an 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.

“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,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “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.”

The system comes packaged with an HDMI cable, an AC adapter and one NES Classic Controller, which is patterned after the iconic design of the original NES controller. But you really just want to know the full list of 30 games, right? Feast your eyes on the fantastic collection of NES classics included with each and every system:

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

There’s a little something for everyone: a nice mix of timeless favorites, cult classics and maybe even some games that you never got around to playing. Each is sure to bring back memories and produce plenty of new ones. You can even enjoy playing several of these games with two players by attaching a second NES Classic Controller, which will be sold separately at a suggested retail price of $9.99. A Classic Controller or Classic Controller Pro can also be used (each sold separately).

When connected to a Wii Remote controller, the NES Classic Controller can also be used to play Virtual Console NES games on a Wii U or Wii system. Playing these retro games using a retro controller makes the experience that much more authentic.

More information: Official site
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PSXHAX

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Thanks for the news @Jeff, I too saw this the other day but like @B7U3 C50SS it slipped my mind to actually post it :oops:

@sEKTOR I updated the title, attached the pics (for database backups) and added the official press release to the OP also. ;)

Lmao at this "1980's spoof" video of it:

 

misiozol

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And we back to "how many times you can milk that cow called customer" That is rip off first class 99% of those games you can get in bundles for 9.99 for all in one package , but hey lets milk those suckers again, and again ..... :D
 

azoreseuropa

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No thanks. I am fine with emulators instead. Its annoying and therefore, a real console is better and tons games of your choice than this one with just 30 games for 60 is sickening to me! No thanks!
 

PSXHAX

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I agree... emulation FTW! They said they don't plan to add any more than the 30 games to it, and with emulators you can play them all :D
 
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