Nintendo's recreated Super Famicom to hit Japan market on October 5

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"We are offering Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition in special recognition of the fans who show tremendous interest our classic content", added Nintendo. Nintendo is promising that the SNES Mini stock when it launches on September 27 will be better than the NES Mini availability was.

However this is something that Nintendo plans on addressing with the recently announced SNES Classic Edition. The short controller length of the original NES Classic was a popular complaint amongst customers, which led to some using wireless options instead.

Classic games Donkey Kong and Super Mario World will be available on Nintendo's new retro mini gaming console.

Nintendo Super NES Classic EditionConsumers who want to pre-order the new mini game system can check out the various Nintendo retailers listed at i4U.

Unlike the NES Mini, however, the SNES Mini comes with two controllers from the get go, so fans won't have to buy an extra controller like last time. Will Nintendo accurately forecast demand, or will this just delay shortages for a hot minute?




Super Nintendo Entertainment System, to give it its full name, follows the same wildly successful template as the Nintendo Classic Mini NES. In addition to most of the Nintendo classics you'd expect (including The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Star Fox, Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid, F-Zero and Super Mario World) there are a handful of critically acclaimed third-party titles too - from Final Fantasy 3 to Street Fighter 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting. An HDMI cable is included in the box, along with a USB cable but NOT an AC power plug.

While being offered in a smaller size, it includes controllers recreated with the same size and button layout as for the original console.

Even if you are playing Kirby's Dream Course, you'll at least be able to control the game from a reasonable distance this time around. The marketing ploy was supposedly meant to drum up publicity for the Japanese company, which launched its flagship new console, the Nintendo Switch, earlier this year.

Much like how they've said that the discontinuation of the NES Classic Edition was due to their lack of "unlimited resources", Nintendo is once again singing the same tune.

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