Various media outlets are beginning to get their hands on the upcoming Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, and it was only matter of time before someone dismantled this miniature work of art to see what's going on inside the shell.

GameSpot senior reviews editor Peter Brown tweeted a photo showing the internals of the NES Mini, and suggested it would be impossible to add new games unless the flash memory was desoldered:

While it's probably only a matter of time before some clever boffin finds a bypass to add SD card support for those naughty NES ROMs, it looks like for now you'll be limited to enjoying the 30 preloaded games.

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