Nintendo has just revealed the NES Classic Edition, a “near-identical, mini replica” of the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. The revamped console features an HDMI port and comes bundled with a controller and 30 retro-nostalgic games, so you know what? You know it’s on. Like Donkey Kong. Z-SNAPS. Actually, that is one of the games.
The NES Classic Edition also supports two-player games – although an additional, obviously-sold-separately controller is required for that – but has no online functionality, so it’s split-screen or bust. Just like it was in 1985. This thing is legit.
The complete list of games includes:
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
Donkey Kong Jr.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Ghosts’ N Ghoblins
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
No local launch date or price tag has been confirmed, but it’s out in November in the US for $59.99 (approximately R900), and an extra controller at $9.99 (R150). There probably won’t be a Power Glove to go with it, though.
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