trending / - - - - - - - - -

trending / playstation 4 - ni no kuni - halo - wii u - bungie interview - ces top picks - radeon hd 7850 - woods pga tour

Nintendo Introducing NES Classic this November

/ Jul 15th, 2016 No Comments

NES Classic

Nintendo announced the NES Classic Edition, a new take on one of its most classic consoles, will release on Nov. 11 for $59.99.

NES Classic Edition is a smaller version of the Nintendo Entertainment System, the first console released in North America back in 1985.
 

NES Classic Announced

NES Classic Announced

The console will connect to a TV via an HDMI cable. It will include a controller similar in appearance and function to the original NES controller. The controller will also connect to a Wii Remote so players can use it for Virtual Console games on a Wii or Wii U console. Players will be able to able to use save states to resume a game where they left off, rather than having to start fresh or use a password like typical NES games from nearly 30 years ago.

30 games will come pre-installed on the NES Classic. They represent some of Nintendo’s most popular series from the company’s history and classic games from that era. Players can expect the likes of Mega Man, Metroid, Zelda, Mario, and more.

Here is the complete list of games:

  • 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
  • Quick Take

    Nintendo obviously recognizes the importance of its legacy. Games like The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario have cemented a place in the vocabulary of nearly every gamer. The recent success of Pokemon Go and now the NES Classic feel like moves meant to capitalize on nostalgia and past successes. It’s just a shame that Nintendo has more or less abandoned the Wii U and is filling the time between now and the NX release for simpler (and likely more profitable) ventures.
     

    Ben Sheene

    Ben Sheene

    Senior Editor at Gaming Illustrated
    Ben is from Kentucky where he originally began playing games (an activity he still continues to this day). With a love for writing he graduated from Centre College with a BA in English. He recently moved to California to pursue whatever future endeavors were there. A passion for music, gaming, blogging, and existing keeps him up at night and crafts him into the person he is today.
    Ben Sheene

    tags: , , ,

    Related Posts

    Dynasty Warriors 9

    New Releases: Week of 2/11/18

    Feb 11th, 2018No Comments

    Metroid Prime 4

    Bandai Namco Developing Metroid Prime 4, According to Report

    Feb 9th, 2018No Comments

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

    Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Coming in 2018, According to Reports

    Feb 6th, 2018No Comments

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Announced, Not Spring 2018

    Feb 1st, 2018No Comments

    Top Articles

    Tiny Metal Review: No Jacket Required Feb 14th, 2018 at 12:00

    Kingston HyperX Cloud Flight Review Feb 5th, 2018 at 11:00

    Iconoclasts Review: Uprising Feb 2nd, 2018 at 11:00

    Furi Review: Stay Sharp Jan 31st, 2018 at 12:00

    Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Review: Flashback Jan 17th, 2018 at 11:00

    Nine Parchments Review: Spellbinding Jan 10th, 2018 at 8:00

    Turtle Beach XO Three Headset Review Dec 21st, 2017 at 11:00

    Caveman Warriors Review: Stone Slugs Dec 14th, 2017 at 10:00

    Stick It to the Man Review: Head Trip Dec 7th, 2017 at 11:00

    Morphite Review: No One’s Sky Nov 29th, 2017 at 2:54

    bestjett buyeww 220582224 link


    besttrew buyhfgh 220582224 link


    bestavbe buydfgss 220582224 link


    bestjett buyeww 1527439366 link


    besttrew buyhfgh 1527439366 link


    bestavbe buydfgss 1527439366 link


    bestjett buyeww 5367755493 link


    besttrew buyhfgh 5367755493 link


    bestavbe buydfgss 5367755493 link


    bestjett buyeww 285256602 link


    besttrew buyhfgh 285256602 link


    bestavbe buydfgss 285256602 link


    bestjett buyeww 7927065740 link


    besttrew buyhfgh 7927065740 link


    bestavbe buydfgss 7927065740 link