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News Amazon UK Reduces SNES Mini Orders to One Per Customer
A good call, right?
Though there's always hope that Nintendo will step up and deliver enough stock for demand, it's fair to say that right now plenty expect the diminutive SNES Mini to be hard to find. In the UK pre-orders opened early, but often at relatively random times and with pre-order allocations selling through rapidly. Argos kept orders...
News You Still Can't Pre-Order The Super NES Classic In The US, And This Could Be Why
The all-important approval
If Nintendo Life's Twitter account is any yardstick to judge this by, our North American readers are getting increasing frustrated that pre-orders for the Super NES Classic Edition are still yet to open. We've put together a handy guide rounding up all the SNES Mini pre-order options for you, so all you can do for the...
Video Warm Up for the SNES Mini With This 16-bit Tech Showcase
The technology behind the retro magic
There's plenty of buzz right now around the The Super NES Classic Edition (NA) / The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL), as plenty scramble to secure pre-orders and stock ahead of the September release. That's prompted a surge in interest around the original hardware, of...
Feature The NES and SNES Mini Could Live On Through Nintendo Switch
Bundle 'em up
This writer recently had a bit of a whinge about SNES Mini pre-orders and the pending stockopalypse, which some agreed with and others didn't. Nevertheless, it's still the case that The Super NES Classic Edition (NA) / The Nintendo Classic Mini: Sup
News Here's What The SNES Classic Edition Looks Like With Its Flap Wide Open
Crouching SNES, Hidden Ports
While we patiently wait for the North American Super NES Classic Edition pre-orders to open, many US-based media outlets have been granted access to this shrunken Super NES, including Polygon who have lots of lovely photos in their gallery. While they weren't given the opportunity to see the SNES Mini powered up as it...
Video Let's See What Star Fox 2 Might Offer on the Super NES Classic Edition
It's not the final ROM, but it's close
Star Fox 2 is a bit of an oddball for Nintendo; a fully completed sequel to an already successful and highly impressive title that was shelved to make way for the new, shiny N64 with go-faster stripes. Thankfully it's on its way to the public's deserving hands with the release of the Super NES Classic Edition,...
Editorial The Frustrating Quest for a SNES Mini is Bad Business for Nintendo
It'd be funny if it wasn't true
Oh, Nintendo. We love you, we care about you, but you do drive us crazy sometimes. We're too involved to break it off, but sometimes we need a bit of a cool-down from your shenanigans. Here's how you turn hype for a hugely anticipated product into frustration, in some cases anger, and yes even mockery. You announce a...
News Star Fox 2 Release Has Nothing To Do With Super FX Patent Expiring, Says Argonaut Founder
"Nintendo owns that patent anyway"
The news that Star Fox 2 is finally getting an official release on the Super NES Classic Edition sent shockwaves through the gaming world, and even caught programmer Dylan Cuthbert by surprise. The game -
Video Let's Take a Look at All 21 Games You'll Get on your Super NES Classic Edition
Or 20 +1 as Nintendo want to put it
It's a bit of a shame that the Super NES Classic Edition is being bundled with fewer games than its NES counterpart, but the ones that are included with this console are absolute knockouts. From Donkey Kong Country and Super Metroid to Secret of Mana and of course Star Fox 2, they're all included in...
News Be Quick And Snag A SNES Classic, Nintendo Official UK Store's Pre-Order Is Live
Update: 20 minutes have passed, therefore it is now out of stock. We'll update this article should things open up again. Original Article: The UK pre-orders for the eagerly anticipated Super NES Classic Edition predictably sold out in next to no time when they surfaced on Amazon UK, GAME and ShopTo yesterday. At that time...
Guide Everything We Know About the Super NES Classic Edition
The games, the controllers, and the regional variations
After plenty of rumours and assumptions based on common sense, Nintendo unveiled The Super NES Classic Edition (NA) / The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL / Europe / Australia / New Zealand), though it was an announcement with some surprises. There's...
News Star Fox 2 Dev Is As Shocked As You About The Game Coming To SNES Classic Edition
"I presume it will be that mastered version?"
The internet is still in shock somewhat from Nintendo's decision to include the previously unreleased Star Fox 2 on the Super NES Classic Edition. While questions remain about exactly which version of this unreleased game will be on the hardware, we do know Nintendo has commissioned new artwork and a...
News The eBay Scalpers Are At It Already With The Super NES Classic Edition
Capitalism at work
As Gordon Gekko famously said, "greed is right, greed works"; maybe this is true in the cut-throat world of Wall Street, but when we see lots of lovely Super NES Classic Edition pre-orders being listed on eBay, it just makes our blood boil. While we are still waiting for North American pre-orders to open, several UK-based...
News 1995 Called, It Wants Its Official Star Fox 2 Box Art Back
Stranger than fiction
Nintendo dropped a double-whammy yesterday, announcing the Super NES Classic and confirming that one of the included games is Star Fox 2, the unreleased sequel to the best-selling original. As you'll know if you've consulted our definitive feature on the topic, Star Fox 2 was supposed to b
News The Super NES Classic Edition Hides the Classic Controller Connector Ports
But how will the NA version work?
One thing that you might have missed given the deluge of information coming at you regarding the Super NES Classic Edition, was that those SNES shaped controller ports are actually just for show. As shown in the photo of the Japanese version, you can clearly see the panel pops out and unveils two Wii Remote style...
News Nintendo Unveils the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom for Japan
Same deal, but with a few different games
We've had the reveals for the Super NES Classic Edition (NA) and the The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL), and now Nintendo has released details of the Japanese version. Aesthetically and in terms of its name it seems to follow the style and branding of the PAL iteration...
News Nintendo Promises 'Significantly More Units of Super NES Classic Edition', But Only in 2017
Controller cable said to be 5 foot in length
With today's announcement of the Super NES Classic Edition (NA) / The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL), Nintendo has generated a lot of buzz online. After the availability issues with the NES Mini in 2016, however, the scrambl
Random Here's The Reason Why The North American Super NES Looks So Different
"I thought the Super Famicom didn't look good when stacked"
There was great excitement in the Nintendo Life team when the Super NES Classic Edition was revealed to the world, but of course it didn't take long for envy to set in from our US based colleagues when they saw the European version of the SNES Mini; the design differences have always been a...
Poll Are You Excited About the Super NES Classic Edition?
Big hype for a little console
Nintendo, as it likes to drop big announcements through press releases and social media posts, has confirmed the rumours and unveiled the Super NES Classic Edition (NA) / The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL). Let's just call it the SNES Mini from this point on for clarity. It's not just...
News Register Interest in the SNES Classic Mini on the Official Nintendo UK Store
If it works, there's a bit of traffic...
Today Nintendo of Europe announced The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System alongside the equivalent Super NES Classic Edition in North America. Now we're all desperately waiting for pre-orders, knowing full well that demand will be very high. If you're in the UK there's a small...
News Thankfully, Europe Is Getting A More Handsome SNES Classic Mini
Following the recent surprise announcement that North America is getting a Super NES Classic Edition, we have now heard from Nintendo UK that Europe will be getting The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (what a mouthful, eh?). Of course this will look like the European and Japanese version of the SNES with its...
News Star Fox 2 Will Finally Be Released Thanks To Super NES Classic Edition
It only took 22 years...
Nintendo has just casually announced the Super NES Classic Edition which had long been rumoured ever since the initial NES Classic Edition last year. One thing that no-one saw coming was that Nintendo is including a (we're assuming) finished version of Star Fox 2, a cancelled Super Nintendo game that has widely been...
News Nintendo Announces Super NES Classic Edition
Now you're playing with super power
Nintendo today announced the long-rumoured Super Nintendo Classic Edition. The system launches on 29th September, will retail for $79.99 in the U.S. and comes with 21 games, including the never before released Star Fox 2. It includes two Super NES controllers and works with the Wii's Classic Controller and...
News Nintendo Remains Tight-Lipped On SNES Classic Mini Rumours
No news is good news?
2016's NES Classic Mini was a shock success for Nintendo, and almost from the moment it was announced many speculated that the company would, in the fullness of time, follow up with a SNES version. The NES Classic Mini is now officially discontinued, apparently because a SNES edi