Nintendo Announces the Return of NES with 30 Built-In Games

First it was Saved by the Bell pop-up cafes. Then it was Pokemon apps and new chart-topping blink-182 albums…Nostalgia sells, friends.

Thursday morning, Nintendo of America announced their plans to rerelease the Nintendo Entertainment System as the “NES Classic Edition”.  

How about that? 30 built-in games to save you from blowing into any dusty cartridges!

With a very similar design to the original NES, the console is much smaller and will be capable of connecting to your television via HDMI cable. Included with HDMI support will be multiple suspend points and a new NES gamepad controller that also connects to Wii Remotes.

The NES Classic Edition will be available for purchase November 11th, 2016 for the price of $59.99.

The complete list of games includes…

  • 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

You knew they weren’t going to leave off the classics, especially Tecmo Bowl!

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