For those of you who read my review on last year’s Nintendo impossible to get Super NES Classic Edition system; Get ready to stand in line. Nintendo is releasing the Super Nintendo Classic Edition this year on September 29th. It will retail for $79.99 USD but per last year, if Nintendo doesn’t ship enough units, people are going to jack up the price before the holiday rush. Here’s where they get it right and where they learned from last year’s mistakes.
This time, no hard to find second controller needed. The unit comes out of the box with two very well designed Super Nintendo Controllers. This Nintendo Classic Edition system is HDMI compatible, and it comes with 20 of the top games for that system. I owned at least half of these games, and played them daily.
Once again it’s an emulation system, where the casing is just for show. The games are all internal, and we hope, like the Classic Edition NES, you can save at any time. It also comes with a bonus never released StarFox 2 for the diehard StarFox fans like myself, a big treat and surprise! And they made it a true bonus game: The only way to unlock the new game is through playing (and hopefully beating) the original StarFox game. Here are all of the games via the Nintendo website:
These are the games I am most looking forward to playing when I finally get one my own Super Nintendo Classic Edition: Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Secret of Mana, Kirby’s Dream Course, StarFox, and of course Zelda, A Link to the Past. The buzz is that there will be pre-orders available at the Nintendo website just as they did with the Nintendo Switch. Remember to go to Nintendo’s site often to see the product updates and come back here for my upcoming product review on the Super Nintendo Classic Edition and many other products for the upcoming holiday season.
(all graphics thanks to Nintendo)