In the absence of the new Nintendo NX console this holiday, gamers will be able to go back in time to the original home console with the Mini Nintendo NES Classic Edition. Yes, this is a real thing, from Nintendo. It includes 30 built-in games (sadly, no retro cartridges to blow on), the classic rectangle controller, and connects to your TV via HDMI. It will be available on 11/11 for just $60 bucks. I know this is going on my Christmas wish list, for sure.
“We wanted to give fans of all ages the opportunity to revisit Nintendo’s original system and rediscover why they fell in love with Nintendo in the first place,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. This to me shows Nintendo is getting back to its roots and back into the hearts of gamers. It makes me hopeful that NX may actually be a contender with hardcore gamers when it finally comes out.
Sometimes the best way forward, is a step back.
Throw down and level up!