The golden age of
16-bit gaming returns
Some months ago Nintendo released the NES classic mini edition. This console was essentially an NES console which enabled users to play classic NES games on their HD TV screens. The NES classic mini gained quite a popularity due to its low price tag of $60. However limited stocks made it pretty much impossible to get one as stocks got sold out as soon as it hit the local stores. Following the success of NES classic mini Nintendo has finally released the SNES classic mini.
The SNES classic mini as its predecessor console is pretty small. It is small enough to fit in your palm. The exact dimensions are approximately 10 x 10 x 3 inches, and it weighs about 5 pounds. The size of performance factor is quite right. This console will enable the users to play over 21 classic NES games in high resolution.
List of games:
The games included in the Nintendo SNES Mini Console are:
- Contra III: The Alien Wars
- Donkey Kong Country
- Final Fantasy III
- Kirby Super Star
- Kirby’s Dream Course
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Mega Man X
- Secret of Mana
- Star Fox
- Star Fox 2 (This game was never released earlier and was canceled by Nintendo during its release)
- Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
- Super Castlevania IV
- Super Ghouls N Ghosts
- Super Mario Kart
- Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
- Super Mario World
- Super Metroid
- Super Punch-Out!!
- Yoshi’s Island
As the NES classic mini no more games will be available apart from the ones mentioned above. However, you can easily mod the console to add more games to your collection. Doing so will however also void your manufacturer warranty.
Two SNES classic controllers will also come along boxed with the console for ready to play multiplayer games. Just plug your console and the controllers and start playing.
The console will be available in local stores starting from September 29, 2017. However, you can also pre-order the console from the following websites. Just keep a note when the sale starts.
The price tag at which the console will be sold is set to just $79.99. Nintendo has promised that the stocks will not be as scarce as the NES mini classic. But if you want this console then the safest bet will be to preorder it through the websites mentioned above.
Kuldeep Gautam loves to play video games and keep updated with the latest trends in technology. Other than that loves riding motorcycle, avid traveler and highly passionate about long trips. Click the author name for more articles from him.