Nintendo to Sell Tiny Nintendos This November

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#201 Edited by drockus (181 posts) -

Considering I can buy a modded Wii from some shady dude on craigslist that has every single nes, snes, gameboy, TB16, master system, genesis, and gamegear game every made for the same price...I think I'll pass.

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#202 Posted by FakeKisser (460 posts) -

It's cute, and it will be perfect for teaching my kids about some classic NES games. :D

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#203 Posted by dagas (3667 posts) -

Waiting for the SNES version. The NES was great as a kid when it was the only console I had but it hasn't aged well. Apart from Mario, Megaman and Zelda I don't see anything good and I've played those to death anyway.

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#204 Edited by Inert_Krypton (12 posts) -
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#205 Posted by GiantLizardKing (1144 posts) -

Between Pokemon go and this Nintendo in a very short span of time has reversed their fortunes from a company that was on the ropes with a very questionable future, to a company poised to take over the world (again). Good job guys. Back to printing your own money it seems.

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#206 Posted by aquacadet (309 posts) -

Between Pokemon go and this Nintendo in a very short span of time has reversed their fortunes from a company that was on the ropes with a very questionable future, to a company poised to take over the world (again). Good job guys. Back to printing your own money it seems.

They were never on the ropes. Their backlog of games, IPs and nostalgia plays are worth billions of dollars. Now their console business is STILL at risk outside of this recent successes. You could argue they may be on the brink of some very large structural changes with respect to who the company employs. That said Nintendo will be making games and putting out old releases of things from the past for a long long time to come.

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#207 Posted by Benmo316 (1092 posts) -

@mezwaan: Yeah, the checkpoint system is a great move. I've tried to download emulators in the past by looking at suggestions on forums and every one I download comes with a bunch of viruses and/or bloatware, so I've just given up on that route.

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#208 Posted by oasisbeyond (270 posts) -

@bururian said:

The fun thing about it is that it's also super portable so you can take it with you as needed.

Sure, I can get some of these games on my 3DS, but this guy is also a conversational piece. A thing to bring people together. I sure as heck think it's really cool and would change out some games for others, but in lieu of some games not being on VC or having flea markets to find old NES games, I'll take this guy. I will definitely buy one of the controllers so I can in fact play the NES games I DO have on my VC with the originally intended controller.

Never heard of Emulators? Tablet + Controller = this x every game ever made, or phone... It's cool, but, should have put 50 games at least. A few sport games to play with others like Tecmo Bowl, or Ice Hockey, Blades of steel. I know Tecmo Bowl is there, but, it's so boring vs cpu and too easy.

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#209 Posted by bururian (12 posts) -
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#210 Posted by Tally_Pants (627 posts) -

I'm definitely going to be buying this as well.. but damn do I wish it had Ice Hockey on it! That is still a great "arcade" hockey game.

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#211 Posted by MonkeyKing1969 (7650 posts) -

I think these will be HARD to find because of high demand. If anyone sees these go up on Amazon PLEASE write a forum post because I want to pre-order.

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#212 Posted by charzar81 (33 posts) -

That's right "River City Motherfucking Ransom"! haha

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#213 Edited by Grilledcheez (4071 posts) -

I feel like these will do pretty well, especially at that price point...I'm not even that into the games from a nostalgia point, but I'd probably but it anyway just because!

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#214 Posted by MindChamber (413 posts) -

@johnnymcginley: I thought this was an emulator? I mean its 30 games on a single board. if its not playing the cartridges, then its emulating them, yes?

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#215 Edited by lemonliam (4 posts) -

It would be cool if they threw in Shovel Knight into this package. I know, not an NES game, but a great NES style game.

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#216 Edited by Error52 (340 posts) -

@benmo316: I'm...not sure where you're getting emulators from. The only notable time that bloatware has ever been attached to, as far as I know, is project64.

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#217 Posted by Benmo316 (1092 posts) -

@error52: I don't recall which ones I tried to download, it was a couple years ago.

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#218 Posted by Dr_Unorthadox (52 posts) -

Not sure this has been mentioned. You can order this now for 50 quid in the uk with a release date for 11th november from the nintendo store or amazon... 8 quid for a controller

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