Items tagged with snes classic edition

The Nintendo Switch is a kickass hybrid gaming console that has been a strong seller even since it launched early last year. The platform is bolstered by hot modern games like Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2, and Zelda Breath of the Wild, but Nintendo hasn't exactly bent over backwards to deliver its popular classic games to the platform. For retro gaming, Nintendo will politely point you towards the SNES Classic Edition or the upcoming rerelease of the NES Classic Edition. However, thanks to some newly exploitable Switch hacks (courtesy of the NVIDIA... Read more...
A new report is making the rounds that claims Nintendo has given some bad news to developers out there working on Switch games that require more space than what's available on today's cards (32GB max). According to the report, Nintendo has told developers that the 64GB game cards for the Switch that were expected by mid-2018 will be delayed until 2019. Nintendo allegedly cited unknown technical issues with the 64GB game cards that would delay the roll out. The problem for game developers working on titles that need that extra storage space is that any scheduled for roll out in 2018 that would have... Read more...
If one of the big gift items for someone on your Christmas list is the SNES Classic Edition, here is another chance to get your hands on one. Best Buy will have the SNES Classic Edition in stores only today. The stores are opening at 9 a.m. local time on Saturday and limited quantities will be available for folks to fight over. Anyone trying to get hands on one of these consoles had better show up early, they are being sold on a first come, first served basis. Just as it did when the SNES Classic launched, Best Buy is using a ticketing system, if you get a ticket you get a console. Only a single... Read more...
This has been a big year for game console sales and much of the growth and success in the segment can be placed directly at Nintendo's feet. Nintendo has two smash hit consoles on its hands this year with the Switch and the SNES Classic Edition both being hard-to-find and selling like hotcakes. The latest numbers are in from NPD and overall sales are up 10% year-over-year for October alone. Nintendo isn’t the only company selling a boatload of consoles this year; sales for the PS4, Xbox One, Switch, SNES Classic Edition, and 3DS combined for $238 million in spending for October. "Year to date,... Read more...
With Christmas right around the corner, you might be sweating what to get the gamer in your life. If a SNES Classic Edition retro console might be the ticket to holiday happiness for someone on your list, Walmart will have more coming and could potentially deliver the goods. You will have a chance to order one starting at 11 am PST daily from November 15 through the 17th. It's not clear how many of the consoles will be available.What we do know is that you can hit the page here and see if they have stock. As of writing, there is no stock listed, but that can change so keep checking. Walmart is... Read more...
Nintendo promised months ago that it would build more of the SNES Classic Edition consoles that it did of the hugely successful NES Classic Edition last year. The catch, as we all knew it would be, was that demand still outstripped supply for SNES Classic Edition hopefuls. This means that the initial stock of the retro console dried up quickly. The good news is that GameStop and ThinkGeek are gearing up with a new batch of consoles for fans to fight over this week. A GameStop representative reached out to let HotHardware know that more stock is inbound. The rep says, "GameStop is happy to announce... Read more...
The SNES Classic Edition game console launched to much fanfare and so far the system has proved so popular that many people still can't find one. Reviews for the SNES Classic have been very positive with lots of praise for its retro gaming prowess. The console came from Nintendo with 21 games preinstalled, but some hackers have found a way to add even more games to the system. As of now the process is rather long requiring about 20 steps according to a video outlining the hack using a tool called HakChi2. You will also need some other software to load your own games to the SNES Classic Edition... Read more...
Nintendo's highly anticipated SNES Classic Edition is will finally be available starting tomorrow. For those that preordered the retro gaming console, we hope that you'll receive your package on your doorstep over the next week or so. For those that didn’t preorder, one of the best chances of getting one right away is by heading down to your local Best Buy store. Best Buy informed customers today that it will have "limited quantities" of the consoles available at ALL of its brick and mortar locations tomorrow morning. We don't know what exactly constitutes "limited", but we wouldn't expect that... Read more...
The SNES Classic Edition may look different than the NES Classic Edition, and obviously the two miniaturized consoles run a different set of games. But on the inside, the two systems are exactly the same, at least in regards to the core hardware. The only difference is the fit—Nintendo carved the corners of the mainboard for a precise fit in the NES Classic, whereas there is a bit more room to spare in the SNES Classic, a teardown reveals. Both retro-themed systems use the same off-the-shelf components consisting of an Allwinnwer R16 system-on-chip (SoC) with four ARM Cortex-A7 cores and an ARM... Read more...
We're just a few days away from the big launch of the Nintendo SNES Classic Edition. As we have reported on several occasions, the SNES Classic Edition is a miniaturized version of the original SNES that comes preloaded with 21 games and is capable of connecting to modern televisions. In addition, it comes with two controllers (with a 5-foot-long cable) so that you can get your two-player action on with some of the best games that were available for the console during its lifecycle. With the official launch date set for Friday, September 29th, many gamers who preordered the SNES Classic Edition... Read more...
Nintendo sparked retro gaming mania last year when it introduced the NES Classic Edition console. The announcement came out of nowhere, and gave fans of Nintendo's first home gaming system a chance to relieve their childhood (or early adulthood). Packed with 30 games and a bargain $60 price tag, the NES Classic Edition was an immediate hit. Now it’s time for its successor: the SNES Classic Edition. So, What Is It? Nintendo is following up on that initial success with the SNES Classic Edition, which will officially be available on September 29th -- this Friday. Like the NES Classic Edition that... Read more...
While there are still some questions marks regarding the availability of the Nintendo Switch during the hectic holiday shopping season, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime is giving some hope to those looking to score an SNES Classic. In a recent interview, Fils-Aime says that he would caution those looking to scoop up the retro console against relying on scalpers to get their fix. “I would strongly urge you not to over-bid on an SNES Classic on any of the auction sites... You shouldn't [have to] pay more than $79.99.” He went on to add that production of the SNES Classic has been “dramatically... Read more...
  Those looking to score a Nintendo SNES Classic haven’t exactly had good luck since when the console was announced two months ago. Walmart was the first retailer to open preorder sales for the console, but it ended up canceling all of those orders, citing a website glitch. Best Buy preorders went up in the wee hours of the morning earlier this week, but were sold out in mere minutes. Those looking to preorder the SNES Classic from Toys R Us are going to have to look elsewhere according to a tweet from the retailer. The company confirmed this week that it will not be taking online preorders... Read more...
Last fall, Nintendo launched the NES Classic Edition game console, which was a miniaturized version of the Nintendo Entertainment System that launched decades ago. That NES Classic Edition was packed with retro games right out of the box that were stored internally rather than on cartridges like the original, and it proved to be very popular with gamers. There were widespread shortages and the only place that many could get the device was via scalpers and paying well over the MSRP for the console. Nintendo discontinued that NES Classic before many who wanted one were able to get hands on it... Read more...
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