Nintendo to launch the SNES Classic later this year

Nintendo to launch the SNES Classic later this year
Nintendo of America has confirmed that it will launch the SNES Classic this year with two controllers and 21 built-in games.

The inclusion of two controllers is notable as last year's NES Classic only came with one, and among its list of classic games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (released in the U.S. in August, 1991) is the unreleased Star Fox 2.



SNES Classic will be available in the United States from Setpember 29, with an $80 price tag. Outside the U.S., the same mini-console will be released but come in the Super Famicon styling.

The 21 included games are Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, F-Zero, Super Metroid, Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, Super Punch-Out, Super Castlevania IV, Donkey Kong Country, Mega Man X, Kirby Super Star, Final Fantasy III, Kirby's Dream Course, Star Fox, Yoshi's Island, Contra III: The Alien Wars, Secret of Mana, EarthBound, Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts and Star Fox 2.






Written by: James Delahunty @ 26 Jun 2017 12:43
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  • 4 comments
  • doowop72

    Talking about squeezing every last nickel and penny out of these retro consoles. Funny thing is, it just might be another big seller for those who have no idea about emulation and soft mods.

    26.6.2017 15:12 #1

  • djgizmo

    Originally posted by doowop72: Talking about squeezing every last nickel and penny out of these retro consoles. Funny thing is, it just might be another big seller for those who have no idea about emulation and soft mods. There are a ton of people who just want to play games... some people just want to relive the 90's without wanting to tinker with mods / emulators / Rasberry Pi's etc.

    I for one am tempted for SF2 and the Mario games for my kids

    27.6.2017 10:48 #2

  • fb2075

    Plus, not everyone knows about emulators. Just like the NES Classic, this is a great deal at under $4 per game and they're some of the very best games that ever came out for the SNES. The best part of this is that it gives the younger generation a chance to play these classic games.

    28.6.2017 15:53 #3

  • cart0181

    When you say emulators, are you talking about how you can play these games on a PC online, or something different? I'm a little disappointed they raised the price from the NES classic, but it's still more than worth it for the controllers and SF2. There's nostalgia in the form factor as well. I wouldn't mind owning one myself. I'll add it to my Christmas list. hehe

    1.7.2017 11:00 #4

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