Nintendo releasing mini NES Classic Edition with 30 games included

Are you ready for a wee version of the NES, AYE? A wee NES. Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 games included, retailing for $59.99. The device looks just like the original NES only smaller. Nintendo is officially calling the device NES Classic Edition. All 30 of the games are included in the device, see below for a full list of games included.

CnUun99UsAENXtnThe NES Classic Edition will include an HDMI cable to hook up the device to your TV. Included is also a controller designed to look just like the classic rectangular controller. For the games that are two players, you can purchase an additional controller for $30 bucks. Nintendo also announced that the controllers can be synced to your Wii Remote. Virtual Console classics will be playable with your classic remote on the Wii or Wii U. Bring back those fond memories or yore without the issues of the cartridge loading fails.

Another noteworthy feature of the NES Classic Edition is that the games will include what are called suspend points, sort of like save points. So that you can start your game at a specific location rather than starting a game all over again. No more writing down passwords to mark your progress. Find the NES Classic Edition at your favorite retailer this November 11th.

I know we are all waiting for news about the NX, and it seems like Nintendo is stalling with the news. But this morsel of an announcement is enough to hold me through. The list of games is truly noteworthy, most of the classics are included. For $60 bucks, I’m not sure if people think it’s worth it, but I definitely think it is. Perhaps you can wait a while till the price goes down, as it often does. Here is the list of game to entice you:

Games Included in the NES Classic Edition:

  • 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

Written by: Roberto Bahena

Roberto Bahena is a founder of The Exp Grind. Here he focuses on news articles and the Youtube channel and keeping the sever running smooth. His full time occupation is as a Web Developer for Extima Web Development. Follow him for video game news, video walkthroughs and the occasional web dev tip.

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