nes classic edition

  • This might be your last chance to buy the NES Classic

    This might be your last chance to buy the NES Classic

    Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition. While this decision is still puzzling, you might still be looking to buy one before it disappears into the ether forever. Best Buy stores have some of the last units starting today. If you plan on buying one, I’d head to the closest Best Buy store right now as these units won’t be available on Best Buy’s website. Nintendo… Read More

  • Game over, man! The NES Classic is discontinued planet-wide

    Game over, man! The NES Classic is discontinued planet-wide

    Well, it was fun while it lasted. The NES Classic Edition (it went by several names, but you know what I mean) was the must-have item of the holidays and pretty much ever since, owing to short supply of the compact retro gaming console. And Nintendo just confirmed that it was indeed ending production of the device in Europe, the last region they were still officially available. Read More

  • Farewell, NES Classic Edition

    Farewell, NES Classic Edition

    Nintendo had a bonafide – and apparent surprise – hit on its hands with the NES Classic Edition. But like all good things, its time is done. This afternoon, the company confirmed with TechCrunch that, “Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year.” It’s not… Read More

  • Modders are turning the NES Classic Edition into an all-purpose retro gaming machine

    Modders are turning the NES Classic Edition into an all-purpose retro gaming machine

    If you were lucky enough to get your hands on an NES Classic Edition this last holiday season, you were probably impressed (as was I) with the quality of the emulation — so much so you wished it had a few more games, or maybe even that there was an SNES version. Well, your dream is coming true — kind of, anyway. Read More

  • Hackers successfully add games to the NES Classic Edition

    Hackers successfully add games to the NES Classic Edition

    The greatest hope of retro gamers and the greatest fear of Nintendo have been met simultaneously: The immensely popular NES Classic Edition has been hacked and its 30-game library augmented with new and even homebrewed titles. Read More

  • Nintendowned: Amazon sells out of the NES Classic Edition in (null) seconds

    Nintendowned: Amazon sells out of the NES Classic Edition in (null) seconds

    We knew the NES Classic Edition, with its retro aesthetic and solid game selection, would be hard to get at first, but this is some next level, Tickle Me Elmo-style demand. Amazon, which made its supply of the console available at 2PM Pacific today, sold out in what appeared to be less than a minute. Read More

  • Getting an NES Classic Edition today may be tough

    Getting an NES Classic Edition today may be tough

    The elections may have divided America, but there’s one thing we can all agree on: we all want to buy Nintendo’s new NES Classic Edition. Well, today’s the day: the re-lease of the Nintendo Entertainment System, which ships with 30 pre-installed games for $59.99, is hitting both retailers and online stores starting today, Friday. November 11th in the U.S. Unfortunately… Read More