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Retro Gaming is Hotter Than Ever After Nintendo's New Announcement

Posted by Joey on Jul. 29th, 2016

Retro gaming is about to become huge, or more specifically, tiny. Two weeks ago Nintendo shocked us all by announcing a new edition of their classic NES console. Able to fit in the palm of your hand, the new NES Classic Edition is much smaller than the original, and ships with 30 of their most popular titles.

Here is the list of the 30 pre-installed titles:

  • 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 NES Classic Edition comes with some exciting features. For the first time you will be able to connect the system to your TV via HDMI for to play the pre-installed games with HD graphics. It will also feature multiple suspend points so there is no need to deal with passwords in order to continue the game where you left off. It is scheduled for a November 11, 2016 release and carries an MSRP of $59.99.

Our Tech Manager Jay working on NES systems

The announcement really has us all thrilled to revisit retro gaming and while the NES Classic Edition offers only 30 of the 677 officially licensed North American titles, we offer hundreds of original NES cartridges. If the excitement's just too much for you and you can't wait until November, check out our selection of retro gaming systems including the Nintendo NES with fast free shipping and a free warranty. With the release of this new system, this Christmas is going to be all about retro gaming!

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