Nintendo Classic Mini

1 year ago by in Gadgets, Tech, Video Games

The Japanese gaming giant announced its intention to recreate the classic Nintendo Entertainment System for the modern era. The Nintendo Classic Mini.

 

 

The NCM appears to be small enough to be held one-handed and comes with a selection of 30 games built-in, though a glimpse at the front of the console shows what is presumably a cartridge slot for putting your original games to use.

Further info on the Nintendo website reveals that the NCM is fully HDMI capable and is powered via a single USB port. Both cables will ship with the product along with a single controller.

Nintendo has clearly been following some of the insanely popular emulator projects on Kickstarter and decided to go the whole hog with its own entry into the market. No emulator can compete with a high-fidelity recreation of the original hardware.

There are no details on whether the NCM will improve on the original console’s functionality, but presumably Nintendo will be following up with further news.

The full list of games you can get your mucky paws on are as follows:

  • 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

Retro games party, here we come!

 

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