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Nintendo Announces SNES Classic

After the release of the NES Classic, many in the gaming world were hoping, and expecting that Nintendo would follow things up by going into the 16-bit era. Today, Nintendo confirmed that the SNES Classic Edition will launch on September 29 for $80. The console will come with two wired controllers that will have cords 2 feet longer than the previous NES classic, and 21 games. Some of the highlights from the list include Super Metroid, Super Mario World, F-ZERO, and Donkey Kong Country to name a few. The most surprising game on the list is Star Fox 2. This game was never released on the original SNES.  Check out the full list of games below:

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy III
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Yoshi’s Island

Keep it tuned to Proven Gamer for more information on the SNES Classic.


SNES Classic Edition Reportedly Coming This Year

Eurogamer has reported that Nintendo is planning on releasing the SNES Classic Edition console later this year. This report comes on the heels of the news that Nintendo has discontinued production of the NES Classic Edition in North America. According to Eurogamer, the impending release of the new classic console was the reason NES Classic production was halted.

At this time, there is no information about the design of the SNES Classic Edition or the games that will be included on the console.