Sunday, May 31

Relive Your Childhood With The Return Of The NES Home Console


Which eighties kid doesn’t remember the 8-bit magic of the first Nintendo NES home consoles? Well we have good news for all of you looking to take a trip down gaming memory lane.

Nintendo have announced they will be releasing a new, compact and modern version of their beloved NES home console.

Nintendo NES classic console

According to Nintendo the device is going to be called the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It’s simple enough; it connects to your TV using an HDMI port and is controlled using the same iconic rectangular controllers from the first NES. While it doesn’t include a port for game cartridges, it does come pre-installed with 30 iconic Nintendo titles. The console will be releasing abroad in November this year with a price tag of $59.99. No word yet as to what it will cost, or when it will arrive in South Africa but we’ll keep you updated.

Here’s a list of the games that come with the NES Classic:

  • 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



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