The Return of the Nintendo Entertainment System

Originally released in 1985, the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES was a ground-breaking console that was a feature in countless childhoods. The NES went on to influence generations of video game technology.

There is good news for any fans of this timeless console, with Nintendo announcing plans to bring back the NES – in the form of the NES Classic Edition.

What is immediately noticeable about the NES Classic Edition is the size of the console. Compared to the original NES system it is essentially a compact version of its predecessor, however this won’t change the feel of the console. The Classic Edition comes with an ‘original’ sized controller to allow players to relive the feel of playing the original system.


In addition to the console and a controller, the NES Classic Edition comes with a HDMI cable an AC adaptor and 30 preloaded games in which you are sure to find an old favourite.

The full list of games on the Classic Edition is

-Balloon Fight
-Bubble Bobble
-Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
-Donkey Kong
-Donkey Kong Jr.
-Double Dragon II: The Revenge
-Dr. Mario
-Final Fantasy
-Ghosts ‘N’ Goblins
-Ice Climber
-Kid Icarus
-Kirby’s Adventure
-Mario Bros.
-Mega Man 2
-Ninja Gaiden
-Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
-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


Launching in November at the affordable price of $59.99 USD with additional controllers at $9.99 USD – the NES Classic Edition is a must for any 90’s kid who is looking to relive the nostalgia of their childhood.


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