Fans of old, 8-bit Nintendo games, rejoice! You’ll have yet another swing at getting yourself an NES Classic Edition at the end of June. Also, Nintendo has stated on Twitter that they’ll be making both the NES and SNES Classic Editions available in stores throughout the year. Still, maybe the runs will be limited as before, so be prepared!
Back when the NES Classic came out, Nintendo apparently decided to severely limit the availability of the thing. As a result, a lot of people that really wanted to get themselves an NES Classic ended up empty-handed. The decision also made several scalpers quite a bit of money, as the units went for hundreds of dollars on Ebay. Later on, Nintendo released more runs of the NES Classic, but realistically, there’s a lot more demand for the thing. And, it seems that Nintendo has finally come to Jesus.
According to the official Nintendo of America Twitter account, the NES Classic Edition is coming back to stores at the end of next month. More specifically, you’ll be able to get yourself one starting June 29th. And, just in case, you might want to get there bright and early, just in case Nintendo once again decides to release, like, three of these per store. Additionally, Nintendo has promised that both the NES Classic and the follow-up SNES Classic “are expected to be available through the end of the year.”
The NES Classic comes loaded with thirty classic games from the Nintendo Entertainment System era; perfect for cashing in on eighties nostalgia. Some of the games on the list include Mario Bros, Super Mario Bros, Galaga, Ghosts ‘n Goblins, Ninja Gaiden, Legend of Zelda I and II, Castlevania, Kid Icarus, Punch-Out, Bubble Bobble, Donkey Kong, and many more. Is it worth the money? Up to you to decide.