Nintendo announces Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, out in November
Posted on July 14, 2016 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News
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Nintendo has just announced the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, “a near-identical, mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console” that plugs into your high-definition TV using an included HDMI cable. The device, which launches on November 11 in North America and Europe, includes 30 NES games built in, including Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, and Kirby’s Adventure. It’ll retail for $59.99.
Here’s the full list of games:
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
Donkey Kong Jr.
DOUBLE DRAGON II: THE REVENGE
MEGA MAN 2
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros. 3
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition does allow for two-player gaming. A second NES Classic Controller can be attached, though a Classic Controller or Classic Controller Pro can also be used. The NES controller will go for $9.99.
When connected to a Wii Remote controller, the NES Classic Controller can also be used to play Virtual Console NES games on either Wii U or Wii. Note that the NES Classic Edition has multiple suspend points for each game.
Source: Nintendo PR