SNES Classic Edition announced

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  1. StevenC

    StevenC SS.org Regular

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    TheShreddinHand Uber Stringer

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    Definitely cool, not sure if I'll get it though. I can't even find a freakin' Switch (for the actual retail price that is). Some of these games do bring back a lot of good memories though. Wonder if the controller cords will be longer.....

    Personally would rather just grab the games I want from this on the eShop for the Switch (if they'd make these available there) whenever I find one.
     
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    synrgy Ya ya ya I am Lorde

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    I feel like Nintendo is pushing its luck, producing so many different pieces of hardware in such a (relatively) short window of time. I wager it's going to overexpose their practice of manufacturing demand by keeping supply low, and that could disrupt the loyalty of their base customers.
     
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    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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    I held off on the original Nintendo version hoping this would be a thing. I hope they've extended the length of the controller cord, I know that was a big gripe with the NES version. Very excited about the game line up, will fight someone in Wal-Mart to death for one of these. :cheers:

    • Contra III: The Alien Wars
    • Donkey Kong Country
    • EarthBound
    • Final Fantasy III
    • F-ZERO
    • Kirby Super Star
    • Kirby’s Dream Course
    • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    • Mega Man X
    • Secret of Mana
    • Star Fox
    • Star Fox 2
    • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
    • Super Castlevania IV
    • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts
    • Super Mario Kart
    • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
    • Super Mario World
    • Super Metroid
    • Super Punch-Out!!
    • Yoshi’s Island
     
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    bostjan MicroMetal Contributor

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    I got one a couple of weeks ago from GameStop. They had them in stock and just hadn't let the word get out for whatever reason.

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    I'm pretty impressed with the library. Pretty much all of the games I really remember kicking ass are there. Now to wait and see how ridiculous these get on eBay when no one can get one legitimately.
     
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    I want one day one. For $80. Fuck you if you think I'm paying $250+ on eBay.
     
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    Ralyks The One Who Knocks Contributor

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    Yeah. I'm preordering this one ASAP. Maybe two. We'll see.
     
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    Demiurge Intrepid Jackass

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    AAAAND of course there are already people trying to price-gouge on eBay.
     
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    I genuinely don't understand why they don't build a decent emulator for their games and then sell the respective controllers (with an USB connector) to play them with. Surely a much better idea.

    Yes you get a tiny version of the console with built in games and a couple of controllers. It's more tactile and hits the nostalgia right on the button. But I think they'd score better with a mainly software based business going forwards. When Nintendo really put themselves out, they show everyone else how to make a great game. But the console business is a big investment and very risky.
     
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    Original Mario Kart, nuff said
     
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    no shadowrun= fail
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    Lack of Chrono Trigger is a bit disheartening but it's a solid list of games.

    And they should really rename Final Fantasy III to VI already.
     
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    Because Nintendo wants to be in control of their own fate and don't want to go down because of the bad decision of other people in the industry. They've had to save the industry before and would prefer not to do it again. If Nintendo saw a more profitable and secure route outside of the hardware industry, they'd be there. Nintendo also doesn't want anyone else taking a licence fee. No one who has failed in the hardware game has done better in software.

    The main thing, though is that they don't need to do that. First of all, they've got three great emulators in the Wii, 3DS and Wii U. The Switch will get the VC soon, plus it's getting the Classic Games Selection. The other thing is that their games sell well. Just take a run down the best selling games lists. They can sell 15 million Pokemon games every year. They can sell 15 million consoles just by putting Pokemon on it. They've sold more than a billion games between Mario, Pokemon and "Wii ___". Oh, and they can't keep their new console in stock because every single one gets bought.
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    So my sister insisted I buy her one for her birthday. And I preordered. :lol:

    Looking forward playing Earthbound whilst babysitting.
     
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    Pretty much my thoughts exactly. Chrono Trigger would have made this an absolutely surefire victory for me. Granted, the list of games is pretty great regardless. Still though...
     
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    Fair points! :)
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    In retrospect, CT has been re-released a few times. One for PS1 on Final Fantasy Chronicles, the 3DS and iOS. They're all ports, but so are all the games mentioned for the SNES classic. So I guess it's absence is somewhat fine. But it's safe to say that Square Enix wants little to nothing to do with the franchise aside from hanging on to the rights. That, to me, is more disheartening.
     
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    The real news here is the emergence of an official Starfox 2 ROM.
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    :agreed: I'll consider it an act of penance for Star Fox Zero.
     
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    pretty great line-up of games, but i wish they would have gone ahead and added 30 games like the orig nes mini instead of just 21.

    here are a few i can think of off the top of my head, plus some that have been mentioned...

    22. killer instinct
    23. motal kombat, mk ll, mk 3 ultimate
    24. mario all-stars (mainly for arcade version of smb and lost levels)
    25. doom
    26. chrono trigger
    27. shadowrun
    28. final fantasy ll & mystic quest
    29. tmnt: turtles in time
    30. the other dk countries 2 & 3 (why not?)


    ok, that may be a few more than 9 lol. any other games you guys can think of?
     

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