NES Classic Edition

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The NES Classic Edition is a smaller version of the Nintendo Entertainment System with 30 games pre-installed. It is also known as the Famicom Mini in Japan. It was released in North America and Europe on November 11, 2016, in Japan and Australia on November 10, 2016,[1] and November 23, 2016 in Russia.

Hardware[change | change source]

The console features HDMI display output and a controller that is similar to the original NES controller. The console also includes an emulation engine developed by Nintendo European Research and Development.

Games[change | change source]

All versions of the console (no matter what region) include the following games:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Castlevania
  • Donkey Kong
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario
  • Excitebike
  • Galaga
  • Ghosts 'n Goblins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kirby's Adventure
  • Mario Bros.
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • Super C
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

The North American, European, and Australian versions have the following exclusive games:

  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Final Fantasy
  • Kid Icarus
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • StarTropics
  • Tecmo Bowl

The Japanese "Famicom" version has the following exclusive games:

  • Atlantis no Nazo
  • Downtown Nekketsu Kōshinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundōkai
  • Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari
  • Final Fantasy III
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Solomon's Key
  • Tsuppari Ōzumō
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu

References[change | change source]

  1. Perez, Angela (July 15, 2016). "Nintendo New NES Release Date & Price in Australia". Retrieved August 8, 2016.

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