Nintendo Announces The Mini NES, launching this 4th Quarter


The NES Classic Edition will sell for $59.99 this fall

Last July 17th, Nintendo announced the Mini-NES, a new machine that will come pre-installed with 30 classic Nintendo games. It’ll also come with an HDMI cable, a power adapter, and what Nintendo is calling an NES Classic Controller, “patterned after the iconic design of the original NES controller.” version of the original NES console which was released in 1985. The mini-console will come with a replica version of the original NES controller, as seen in the image below, and packed with some of the most iconic Nintendo games.

The focus of the console is on retro gaming, according to Nintendo of America president, Reggie Fils-Aime, and as such, there will be some limitations. It doesn’t look like players will be able to connect the games to their Nintendo accounts and there won’t be any online connectivity. Players will, however, still be able to save their progress in-game on the console.

For those that want to play with a second player, Nintendo confirmed that the replica console will support two-player functionality for games with that option and a second controller can be purchased for $9.99 MSRP* (P500PHP). Players with a Classic Controller or Classic Controller Pro can also use those, according to the company. The NES Classic will be available to purchase in stores on November 11th 2016 for $59.99 MSRP* (P2,900PHP).


Here’s the full list of games, via Nintendo:

  • 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


Here’s the trailer:


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