Nintendo's mini-console is coming back

Posted September 14, 2017

Nintendo is responding to overwhelming demand by bringing the NES Classic Edition consoles back to store shelves in 2018, promises more Super NES Classic Edition shipments too.

Specifics about the re-release aren't yet known, but overseas Nintendo said it is planning new shipments for the northern hemisphere summer. As of now, no specific dates of availability have been announced by the company yet. However, Nintendo is also bringing back one of the classics. "Even with that extraordinary level of performance, we understand that people are frustrated about not being able to find the system, and for that we really do apologize", he told Time.

Nintendo might be playing on nostalgia, but NES and SNES Classics are interesting products and it is nice to see the company supporting them more. New units of the NES Classic-the first Nintendo gaming system to be released in the USA back in 1985-won't be available until summer of 2018 at Best Buy, GameStop and a number of other retailers. This includes familiar titles like "Super Mario", "Donkey Kong", "Metroid", "Mega Man", "Pac-Man", and "The Legend of Zelda".

In the meantime, this is the Super Nintendo that will be of the feast at the end of the year 2018, with the launch at the end of September of the SNES Classic Mini.

While details regarding the NES Classic have been limited-in a statement Nintendo said they would release more info on plans for the console in the future-the company said the video game system will return along with 30 retro games including classics like the original Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.

However, the good news does not stop there for retro gaming fans.