Nintendo announce Mini NES console

Nintendo have announced the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System.

The mini retro console will be available in US stores on 11th November for $59.99, with a European date and price to be announced.

Mini NES in handThe new NES console is a shrunken version of Nintendo’s original hit console and features an HDMI port and 2 controller ports for the new mini controllers which are based on Wii Remote connectors. The controllers can also be used on the Wii and Wii U for Virtual NES games.

It also comes with 30 classic NES games built in. It looks as though they’re using emulation as the games all feature a game save option.

A USB cable is included but an AC adapter, which is not included, is “required” to use the machine. Further controllers are available to purchase separately.

The company have released a list of the games that will be available on the console as part of the package when it launches:

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

 

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