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Nintendo is relaunching the original NES

Seasoned gamers looking to relive their glory days will soon have an all-new reason to do so thanks to Nintendo. On Thursday the company announced the upcoming re-launch of the NES—yes, the original Nintendo Entertainment System is coming back, albeit in a much smaller form factor.

The NES Classic Edition is a pint-sized recreation of the original NES, complete with HDMI outputs and a healthy offering of 30 built-in games that appeared on the original system. The games list is full of hits, and obviously favors Nintendo properties heavily:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong Jr. 
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario
  • Excitebike
  • Final Fantasy
  • Galaga
  • Ghosts’ N Ghoblins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • Mario Bros. 
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • StarTropics
  • SUPER C
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

The system bundle comes with a single NES-style controller and will be priced at $59.99 when it hits retailers on Nov. 11. Additional controllers will be priced at $9.99 each.

 

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