Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

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  1. Duggan

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    I play the SNES when it is shitty out at the trailer or before bed out there. NHL 94 is still fun and Mario is still challenging.
     
  2. BenFrank

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    For those of you butt hurt you couldn't buy one, remember you can download an emulator and basically play any retro game on the planet in minutes.
     
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    I have been killing myself trying to get one!! grrrr
     
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    The day before last, they had them online at The Source. I added to cart and by the time I got to check out ......BOOM...Gone! My best friend wants one so bad and I was so excited to get her one. Still a shot through cause BestBuy will have them online on the 20th.
     
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    Nintendo will discontinue the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and the last shipments will go out to retailers throughout this month.
     
  6. Boots

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    Retropie makes this think look like junk :o
     
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    Still thoroughly enjoying mine when i get a chance. Hopefully they release another version.

    For those curious, heres a nintendo classic and real nintendo size comparison.

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    http://www.theverge.com/2017/4/19/15354680/nintendo-mini-snes-launch-christmas

    As a follow-up to the wildly-popular miniature NES, Nintendo is reportedly planning to launch a miniature SNES before the end of the year. A report from Eurogamer citing “sources close to the company” says the microconsole is scheduled to launch in time for Christmas, and that Nintendo is sticking with the easy plug-and-play format of the micro NES.

    A re-launched SNES with built-in games would fly off the shelves as a Christmas gift, offering gamers young and old access to a range of classics including Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario World, and Street Fighter II Turbo. The mini NES (or NES Classic Edition, as Nintendo called it) was a surprise hit for the company, and many fans were disappointed when it was discontinued earlier this month.

    According to Eurogamer, this decision was taken at least partly to make way for production on the mini SNES. Nintendo apparently never thought the NES Classic Edition would be anything more than a Christmas novelty, and were taken aback by its popularity. The NES Classic Edition came with thirty games, wired controllers, and connected easily to modern TVs. Hopefully the company will be better prepared this time round, as a miniature SNES is sure to be a hit.
     
  9. MRA

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    I still don't see why anyone would buy these over a Pi3 with an emulator.

    Is it because it looks like a nintendo?
     
  10. hank

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    Is the Pi3 plug and play out of the box with controllers and around the same price?
     
  11. MRA

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    You can definitely buy a kit that is plug and play for around $80

    no idea what this Nintendo thing costs
     
  12. hank

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    Got a link? Or some key words? I'm searching but can't find anything. I wouldn't mind picking one up for a friend
     
  13. Grifter

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    this
     
  14. Boots

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    The toughest part about the RetroPie is getting the game roms. You gotta know where to look.
     
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    I just searched retropie on amazon and saw a few kits for ~$90
     
  16. hank

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    From what I'm seeing you still need to put these kits together, install the software and find games. Not very plug and play :lol: Unless I'm missing something...
     
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    It's possible I did not look close enough
     

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