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Sorry SNES Classic: Analogue’s Super Nt is the ultimate Super Nintendo

You may or may not have scored an SNES Classic from Nintendo, but either way, you don’t have the true retro gaming fan’s SNES reboot – yet. That’s because it’s not out yet, and it’s not even made by Nintendo: It’s the Super Nt, the next reference quality console recreation from Analogue, the same gadget maker that created the Nt Mini to play NES games as they were meant to be played on modern TVs. The …

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Forget PS5 release date and SNES, this will challenge Xbox One X and Switch next year | Gaming | Entertainment

The PS5 release date has yet to be announced by Sony, who have only gone as far as to say that they are planning a new console launch to follow the PS4 and PS4 Pro. And when that might happen is still very much up for debate. Some analysts believe that we’ll see an actual PlayStation 5 launch late in 2018, while others have pegged it back a few years. Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter …

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Why can’t I find an SNES Classic?

There’s not much to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition, Nintendo’s new $80 retro console.  So why’s it so hard to find one to buy? The SNES Classic is small, inexpensive — and hard to get a hold of. Nintendo When retailers started taking pre-orders of the device in August, they reached their fill almost immediately. When the game machine hit stores late last month, many consumers went home disappointed. And it looks like few, if …

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Games reviews roundup: Fifa 18; Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES; Metroid: Samus Returns | Technology

EA, Xbox One/PS4/PC, cert 3 ★★★★ Another year and, of course, another instalment of the bestselling football sim in the world. It may seem a cynical commercial behemoth, but the reality is most players will enjoy countless more hours of fun from the new Fifa than from any number of first-person shooters. Whether choosing to play the career mode, online or the Panini sticker-like Ultimate Team, everything has been given the usual graphical lick of …

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SNES Classic: How to find Nintendo’s $80 mini Super Nintendo in stock

Getting your hands on the new $80 mini Super Nintendo isn’t easy. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you didn’t line up on September 29 like these fine folks. The line outside of a New York City Best Buy store on September 29, 2017, when the console launched.Ben Gilbert/Business Insider But don’t despair! Nintendo is re-stocking the console throughout the holiday season, and we’ve put together a comprehensive guide for how best to snag one …

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A 21-Hour Gaming Binge With Nintendo’s SNES Classic

I know I’ve been awake too long when I break Super Mario Kart. I’m on the last lap of my first race, but I zone out long enough to start driving in the wrong direction, sending noted savage Luigi on a collision course with Mario, Donkey Kong Jr., and all the rest. The races typically end in two minutes, but the timer ticks up to eight minutes, then nine, then 9:59:99, where it remains fixed …

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Nintendo SNES Classic Mini review

LAST YEAR, Nintendo launched the NES Classic Mini – a £60 miniaturisation of the original 1983 Nintendo Entertainment System, replete with classic games and featuring a loving recreation of the system’s iconic controller. Everybody rushed out and bought one (mostly from eBay scalpers as demand was ridiculous) but then complained about how short the controller cables were, and also that, in order to reset the device and pick a new game, they had to move …

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SNES Classic: The 5 best games on Nintendo’s mini $80 Super Nintendo

The adorably small, nostalgia-laced Super NES Classic Edition is finally here, and it’s got a mess of killer games built in.  But what to play first? Just some of the many, many games that come with the Super NES Classic Edition console.Nintendo That’s the question! Luckily, we’ve ranked the top five below in an entirely subjective way that’s sure to please everyone.  5. “Super Metroid” Nintendo Whether or not “Super Metroid” is the best “Metroid” …

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Nintendo Devs Reminisce About Making The Leap To The SNES

The SNES is old. As much as I love the first Mario Kart, going back and loading up the Mode 7 graphics of Bowser Castle 1 feels quaint. A series of interviews with Nintendo developers from that era though serves as a good reminder of just how advanced the technology was at the time. In a series of interviews done in conjunction with the release of the SNES Classic, people like Yoshio Sakamoto, the creator …

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Amazon’s ‘Treasure Trucks’ are selling Nintendo’s new SNES Classic in US cities

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business InsiderSometimes, fortune smiles on you. It did on me on Friday — and I ended up with a Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition as a result! There I was, going about my usual end-of-the-week routine, when a colleague mentioned that Amazon was selling the incredibly hard-to-get console on a nearby street corner through one of its Treasure Trucks. To get one, all I’d have to do is place an order through Amazon’s …

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Nintendo’s loyal fans line up to ensure the company doesn’t screw them out of an SNES Classic

Robert Bartkowski arrived outside Nintendo New York in Rockefeller Plaza two days ago around 5PM. His camping supplies are modest: a chair, some blankets, and a lot of patience. His food, as well as his bathroom breaks, are dependent on a smattering of stores across from him. Despite being subjected to the wilds of New York City for hours without end, the 20-year-old is in good spirits. He’s come to buy the SNES Classic, and …

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The Nostalgia Factor of the SNES Classic

The SNES Classic was hallowed property from the second it was announced. It’s a plastic hard drive, the size of a slim paperback, with a plastic shell that makes it look like an shrunken Super Nintendo console. There’s a fake indentation in the top where a cartridge might go, but that’s just for show. Instead, 20 classic games of the 16-bit era (and one new title) are already loaded inside—a treasure trove of nostalgia for …

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8bitdo SN30 2.4G Wireless Controller is a must-buy with Nintendo’s SNES Classic

A new $25 accessory fixes the biggest problem with Nintendo’s miniature Super Nintendo: It removes the wires! 8bitdo The “SN30 2.4G Wireless Controller” from 8bitdo is a near-perfect re-creation of the original Super Nintendo gamepad, except it has no wires. That means no wires to trip over, no wires to snag and pull your console (or TV), and no wires for your dog to chew through. It’s a nice nod to modernity on a console …

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Nintendo SNES Classic Mini review round-up: Tiny games machine is incredible, nostalgic fun

The SNES Classic is here. And with it are a whole host of nostalgic, happy critics. Reviewers are agreed that the new – or very old – Nintendo console is a beautiful and faithful recreation of the classic machine. And it’s just another step on Nintendo’s run of success, which has also recently including the critically acclaimed Switch, and the similar NES recreation that came before. It allows people to get access to a vast …

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Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES review

What’s in the box? Safe to say, then, that the nostalgia is strong with this one. The SNES Mini is a tiny version of the original console, pre-loaded with 21 games of the 90s era. It is a lovely little thing, light as a feather and fitting into your palm. It is an exact replica of the European console, with functioning power and reset buttons and sadly static copies of the eject button and cartridge flap. …

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