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Think Twice Before Getting Excited for Nintendo’s Upcoming SNES

In July 2016, we first covered the Mini Classic NES, later officially called the NES Classic Edition. It was a tiny Nintendo with original controllers, 30 preloaded games, and an original controller. As information leaked out, it became clear this thing was really going to be something special, with excellent game reproduction and multiple graphics modes, plus some saved game options that didn’t exist when the NES first launched. My significant other is a fan of classic Nintendo and I never got to play most of the games from the NES ...

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Think Twice Before Getting Excited for Nintendo’s Upcoming SNES

In July 2016, we first covered the Mini Classic NES, later officially called the NES Classic Edition. It was a tiny Nintendo with original controllers, 30 preloaded games, and an original controller. As information leaked out, it became clear this thing was really going to be something special, with excellent game reproduction and multiple graphics modes, plus some saved game options that didn’t exist when the NES first launched. My significant other is a fan of classic Nintendo and I never got to play most of the games from the NES ...

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Nintendo reportedly working on SNES Classic Edition console

Nintendo broke the hearts of many retro gaming fans last week when it announced the NES Classic Edition had been discontinued. It came as quite a shock, because not only was the NES Classic Edition extremely popular, it was in extraordinarily short supply constantly since it was launched late last year. Many people who wanted one were unable to find it, unless they wanted to pay huge markups to third-party sellers. A new report from Eurogamer claims discontinuing the NES Classic Edition was done with the intention of replacing it. ...

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Nintendo reportedly working on SNES Classic Edition console

Nintendo broke the hearts of many retro gaming fans last week when it announced the NES Classic Edition had been discontinued. It came as quite a shock, because not only was the NES Classic Edition extremely popular, it was in extraordinarily short supply constantly since it was launched late last year. Many people who wanted one were unable to find it, unless they wanted to pay huge markups to third-party sellers. A new report from Eurogamer claims discontinuing the NES Classic Edition was done with the intention of replacing it. ...

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SNES Classic Edition Reportedly Coming This Year

After the recent discontinuation of the NES Classic Edition, Nintendo is reportedly now working on a mini version of its SNES console. The SNES Classic, as it’s likely to be called, will launch “in time for Christmas this year,” according to Eurogamer. The site says the in-development device is a major reason why Nintendo did not continue producing NES Classic units, despite it being sold out nearly everywhere due to high demand. Nintendo refused to comment when contacted by GameSpot. The NES Classic launched in November 2016 as a miniature ...

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New Modular Retro System Lets You Play NES, SNES, PS1 Games And More

There are any number of systems on the market that let you play retro games. A newly revealed one called the RetroBlox takes a novel approach, using a modular design to let you play physical games for systems including the NES, SNES, Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, and PS1, among others. Following a recent public showing, the team behind RetroBlox shared new details about the system and how it works on its website. In short, by connecting different “Eelement Modules,” you’ll be able to play physical copies of games through what it describes ...

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