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Nintendo Announces the Super NES Classic Edition

It looks like we are in for it again: This morning, Nintendo announced the next mini console it will produce: the Super Nintendo Classic edition.

The all-in-one box is a familiar concept if you’re aware of what Nintendo and other old school publishers have been up to in recent years. The console will come with 21 pre-loaded games, including classics like Donkey Kong Country, Earthbound and an all new, never released Star Fox 2!

Now you’re playing with super power:

There are also some huge RPGs like Final Fantasy III, which is actually Final Fantasy VI, Secrets of Mana and Super Mario RPG.

If you already played these games and you find yourself scoffing at the $79.99 price tag, here is a kicker: one of the games, Star Fox 2, has never been released before. You will be able to access it in this collection by beating the first level of the original Star Fox.

This console also comes bundled with two controllers, making sure games like Street Fighter 2, Super Mario Kart and F-Zero are playable in multiplayer right out of the box.

For set up, it looks similar to the original NES classic: just plug it in and play. The controllers are still wired: hopefully, they will be longer than two feet this time.

I know for sure I will be picking one of these up, assuming there is a proper supply.

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition launches on September 29 at $79.99.

The full list of games included on the SNES Classic follows:

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy III
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Yoshi’s Island

About Erich Martin

Erich was introduced to gaming by his grandfather before he could walk. Since then, he has grown up loving Nintendo and most games in general. He couples his love of videogames with journalism to cover news, provide reviews and tell it how it is in the gaming world.

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