Focus shifts to Switch Online
Nintendo's NES and SNES Classic systems have had an interesting time on the market over the last couple of years. Initially, consumers struggled to get their hands on the NES console as shipments sold out faster than they arrived, but things slowly started to improve over time and the SNES had a much smoother launch...
Confirmed for both North America and Europe
We've known that the NES Classic Edition was making a comeback for a while now, but Nintendo has finally confirmed exactly when that will be. The company has revealed that both North America and Europe will be getting fresh stock of the micro-console on June 29th. The NES Classic was an instant...
Thank goodness for CoolBaby, then!
Retailer Bloomingdale's is currently collaborating with Nintendo on a range of clothing and accessories under the "Let's Play' campaign, which includes everything from T Shirts to sunglasses and cups. It's a pretty cool partnership for both companies, but it would seem that the in-store promotional budget doesn't...
While Nintendo's U-turn on discontinuing the NES Classic Edition means that the thousands of people who missed out last year will now get a better chance of owning one, for a time it seemed like the Japanese company really was going to walk away from a profitable revenue stream. In that void came the clones; cheap knock-off replicas of...
Nintendo has announced that it is putting the NES Classic Mini back into production next year. The company stated that the NES Classic would cease production earlier this year, leading to complaints from fans who hadn't been able to obtain one. As a result, the system's price on the secondary market went through the roof, with units...
£190 gets you the discontinued console of your dreams
Even before Nintendo discontinued the NES Classic, the value of the micro-console on the secondary market was far greater than its suggested retail price. Scalpers on sites like eBay were demanding astronomical amounts for the system, but prices appeared to have settled down recently, perhaps...
Our favourite Italian plumber is saddened
In yet another confirmation that wraps up the final applicable region, the NES Mini has reportedly been confirmed as discontinued in Italy. Following North America, Japan and Australia, this marks Europe as the fourth
No new information on the NES Classic Edition production in Europe
As we reported earlier, the NES Classic Edition has been discontinued in North America. It also appears, via an update on the official website, that the same has occurred for the Famicom Classic Edition in Japan. A message on the site says: This product has ended production for...
No information available for other regions
Earlier this year there was chatter online around the potential discontinuation of the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition (Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe); some retailers in Scandinavia, for example, suggested they'd been told no more stock was coming, but...
Now you're playing with power
A week after its announcement, Nintendo has released a snazzy trailer to 'introduce' the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. About time too, as we suspect this could be a big-seller for the company in the vital Holiday season. The trailer shows off the included games, and goes a bit retro at the end to...
It could be the beginning of a new approach
It was certainly a surprise today when the NES Classic Edition was unveiled (called Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe), a tiny little system that uses HDMI and will give access to 30 games right out of the box. With its extremely small form and accompanying classic-style...
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