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Nintendo Says SNES Classic Production Will Be ‘Dramatically Increased’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The launch of Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition last year was marred by the company’s near-total disconnection from reality, as supply issues drove resale prices of the mini-console to several hundred dollars. It’s no surprise, then, that Nintendo fans were skeptical they’d be able to get the SNES Classic Edition this year. Indeed, pre-orders sold out almost instantly last month, but Nintendo says it’s planning to ramp up production this time rather than ignore the problem. The ...

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Nintendo Says SNES Classic Production Will Be ‘Dramatically Increased’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The launch of Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition last year was marred by the company’s near-total disconnection from reality, as supply issues drove resale prices of the mini-console to several hundred dollars. It’s no surprise, then, that Nintendo fans were skeptical they’d be able to get the SNES Classic Edition this year. Indeed, pre-orders sold out almost instantly last month, but Nintendo says it’s planning to ramp up production this time rather than ignore the problem. The ...

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SNES Classic Edition Includes A Rewind Feature

The NES Classic Edition featured the ability to suspend and resume a game from any point, essentially working like an extremely flexible save system. For the SNES Classic Edition, Nintendo has expanded on this with a new Rewind feature. Put simply, this allows you to load up a suspended save and rewatch a period of gameplay–ranging up to several minutes, depending on the genre. While doing so, you’re free to jump back in and pick up the action from any point in the clip. This could prove to be handy ...

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation that exists for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, and can confirm that it will be made available for pre-order by various retailers late this month,” Nintendo wrote on its Facebook page. “A significant amount of ...

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation that exists for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, and can confirm that it will be made available for pre-order by various retailers late this month,” Nintendo wrote on its Facebook page. “A significant amount of ...

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The SNES Classic Launch Is On Track to Be Another Disaster

In business, it’s usually ideal to sell as many things as possible to consumers, but Nintendo has a different approach. The NES Classic Edition released last year was a hot must-have gift for the holiday season, but Nintendo just didn’t make very many of them. Then, Nintendo discontinued the device while people were still clamoring to get their hands on it. It’s all very bizarre, and it’s possible we’re headed for a very similar outcome with the upcoming SNES Classic. Like the NES Classic, the SNES Classic will come with ...

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The SNES Classic Launch Is On Track to Be Another Disaster

In business, it’s usually ideal to sell as many things as possible to consumers, but Nintendo has a different approach. The NES Classic Edition released last year was a hot must-have gift for the holiday season, but Nintendo just didn’t make very many of them. Then, Nintendo discontinued the device while people were still clamoring to get their hands on it. It’s all very bizarre, and it’s possible we’re headed for a very similar outcome with the upcoming SNES Classic. Like the NES Classic, the SNES Classic will come with ...

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SNES Classic Edition Pre-orders Available Right Now In The US [UPDATE: SOLD OUT]

Update: Sure enough, the SNES Classic has sold out. We’ll report back as other retailers bring their SNES Classic pre-orders online, though keep in mind we don’t yet know how soon those will be coming. Original Story: The Super NES Classic Edition is available for pre-order right now in the United States. You can place an order through Walmart’s website, but hurry–it’s possible they will sell out quickly. The micro console was announced In June and a round of pre-orders became available in Europe soon after. However, there has been ...

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Unreleased SNES Rayman Game Re-Discovered In Playable Prototype

An unreleased Rayman game for the SNES, found after 24 years in 2016, has resurfaced with a playable demo. Series creator Michel Ancel rediscovered the game last year, and now another game developer, Omar Cornut, has posted it to the web so anyone can play it. GameSpot has verified the build does run on PC, though do note you’ll need an emulator to play the “very early dev build.” Remember to be aware when using third-party software downloaded from the internet. Cornut worked with Ancel on the latter’s upcoming open-world ...

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