News – The NES to return with the Nintendo Classic Mini

July 17, 2016 by  
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In what will be nostalgic for many, Nintendo is re-releasing the NES in time for Christmas.

The difference here is that it’s a mini palm-sized version of the NES, hence the title. Also, the console will come available with 30 pre-loaded games, although there won’t be any way to add further games to the library, which will surely prove to be disappointing for some.


The tiny console also comes with a NES style controller, and you’ll also be able to make use of this when playing Virtual Console games on the Wii U and Wii. You’ll also be able to buy another controller, but you can also use a Wii U Classic Controller or a Wii Classic Controller Pro with the system.

Finally, the console comes with a HDMI cable and a USB cable. The console can be powered by USB, although it doesn’t come with a power adaptor.

The Nintendo Classic Mini will be released on November 11th. For the full list of included games, see below:

Balloon Fight
Bubble Bobble
Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Jr.
Double Dragon 2: 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 2: The Adventure of Link