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Nintendo Classic Mini SNES: Release date, price and how to pre-order 2017’s must-have retro games console

Nintendo has followed up the Classic Mini NES with a remastered version of the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System, first released in Europe in 1992. The Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES will come packaged with 21 games including Super Mario, Zelda and Street Fighter, along with a couple of original controllers. Like last year’s Mini NES, you’ll be able to plug the SNES directly into your TV via the HDMI port and play all the old …

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Nintendo reveals classic SNES console

Image copyright Nintendo Image caption The device will come with 21 games built in – plus two controllers Super Mario World, Starfox and Yoshi’s Island are set to be re-released later this year as part of a new classic SNES console. The original Super Nintendo Entertainment System, launched in 1990, sold 50 million units worldwide. The SNES Classic follows the NES Classic, which went on sale late last year but abruptly discontinued in April – …

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JEFFERIES: Nintendo’s road to huge profits won’t come from its console games | 06/26/17

Nintendo/Universal Studios Nintendo just announced a retro console, but it won’t be what makes the company money in the long run. Analysts at Jefferies believe that mobile gaming will be the ultimate path to huge profits for Nintendo. “While most investors have written off Nintendo’s mobile game business, our recent meeting with Nintendo management has convinced us that if anything, Nintendo is doubling down on the mobile game business while making prudent changes to its …

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Fill Your Vacation with a Gaming “Blast from the Past” on Pre-Owned Console and Gaming Bundles NYSE:GME

GRAPEVINE, Texas, June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summer is a great time to go retro with a gaming “blast from the past.”  As families and vacationers get ready for the Fourth of July, one of the great ways to keep families entertained during the holiday weekend (or during a summer vacation) is to grab one of GameStop’s “blast from the past” console and gaming bundles offering hours of fun for the summer, especially for …

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Mobile games make more money than console games and PC games: CHART

There’s a common feeling among video game enthusiasts that mobile games don’t really count. When it comes to the video game industry’s bottom line, though, mobile games are anything but worthless. This year, smartphone and tablet games combined are expected to bring in 42% of the gaming market’s global revenues, according to a recent Newzoo report charted for us by Statista. That’s well ahead of other, more traditional types of games. Games designed for consoles …

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Nintendo pleasing fans with new Switch console, games and online service

It’s a great time to be a Nintendo fan. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Nintendo There are a lot of reasons that this is the case, but let’s start with the most obvious: 2017 is the first year with main entries in both the “Super Mario” and “Legend of Zelda” series since 2002. No joke! As Ars Technica’s Kyle Orland succinctly put it: Calendar years with a mainline Mario AND Zelda console game:* 1986* 2002* 2017 …

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PS4 news – Sony eyeing major PS4 Pro v Xbox One X console war? | Gaming | Entertainment

The gaming giant have laid down the gauntlet to their big rival, saying they are looking forward to selling “a lot” of PS4 Pro units this Christmas. Sony’s Jim Ryan revealed the Tokyo-based firm had underestimated the demand for the PS4 Pro and said it has largely been out of stock since launch. Speaking to GIBiz, he said: “It is only now that it is starting to come back into free supply, and only now …

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Polymega Retro Gaming Console Promises Disc System Support | News & Opinion

Polymega’s modular approach to system support includes PlayStation, Sega CD, TurboGrafx-CD, and Neo-Geo CD thanks to an optical drive. We’ve seen a slew of retro gaming hardware appear on the market in recent years, such as the popular RetroN 5, offering to play your original cartridge games upscaled to look nice and crisp on modern HD TVs. However, there is a big gap in the market. All the hardware released so far focuses on cartridge-based …

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The Ataribox is another PC-based console. What fresh madness is this?

At the start of June a teaser video appeared for the Ataribox. The 21-second video showed little more than some plastic vents, an acre of wood-panelling, and a bright white Atari logo. Now Atari’s CEO has confirmed the Ataribox is definitely a new console and it’s being built using PC technology. Forget the ancient, single-button controllers of old, these are the best PC controllers you can buy today. In an interview with VentureBeat, Atari’s CEO, …

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Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Which Console Has Better Frame Rates?

Xbox One X was just announced at E3 and it was the main attraction when it came to Microsoft’s briefing. According to Microsoft, it is the most powerful and smallest console that will be hitting the shelves soon. But how does it compare to the PS4 Pro? The competition also offers 4K gaming, so which one comes on top? Here we are going to take a look at the frame rates of both the PS4 …

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See Microsoft’s Jaw-Dropping Promo for Its 4K Gaming Console – Adweek

It’s been known cryptically as “Project Scorpio,” like something out of a Bond flick, for the past year. But at last week’s E3 convention in Los Angeles, Microsoft finally dropped the veil from its newest product, officially dubbed Xbox One X, a 4K gaming system that’s being touted as “the most powerful console ever made.” It goes on sale in November, priced at $500, with specs that include a liquid-cooled vapor chamber, six teraflops and …

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In the age of the Xbox One X, Atari is going to struggle to compete with a new console

Arcade game pioneer Atari is back – sort of. The veteran game maker has confirmed it’s working on a new games console, in the hopes of capitalising on the trend for retro gaming and returning the company to its former greatness. Fred Chesnais, chief executive, told GamesBeat Atari was “back in the hardware business” at this week’s E3, adding it was based on PC technology and that its design is still being finalised. A video …

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Xbox One X is not the gaming console for everyone

Microsoft’s Xbox One X delivers on its promises to bring gorgeous gaming into the living room. But after spending a little time with it, I still need a little convincing that the high-end console, and it’s $500 price tag, will appeal to most people. For those who haven’t heard, the One X is the long rumored “Project Scorpio” and what Microsoft is touting as the world’s most powerful console. It’s packed with impressive technical specs: …

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Nintendo Switch NEWS – Reason for Virtual Console delay REVEALED | Gaming | Entertainment

Nintendo has revealed why the Virtual Console and Online Service were delayed. Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime told Polygon that the service needed to be world class before Nintendo would launch it. “As Nintendo looks at the overall online digital experience there’s a recognition that there’s a lot of work to be world class”, he explained. “And we pride ourselves … We believe our IP is world class. We believe that when we create a …

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Shadow of War Runs at Native 4K on Xbox One X, The Console Is Crazy Powerful

Monolith’s Design Director Bob Roberts said during a chat with Wccftech at E3 2017 that Middle-earth: Shadow of War will indeed run at native 4K resolution on Microsoft’s Xbox One X console. What about PlayStation 4 Pro? Roberts said that the team is still trying to optimize and didn’t have exact specifications on what will be final on the console, but Monolith will try to fit in everything they can. We’ll know closer to launch, …

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