If you didn't get a chance to grab the Mini SNES yet, Catch of the Day will be selling another 1000 units today.
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Expanding your library of games on the new Mini SNES is not only possible, it's trivially easy. Though it may not be entirely legal.
The Super Nintendo Classic is a miniature blast of nostalgia, a sleekly packaged piece of hardware that will transport you back to the days of Dunkaroos and denim jackets. Although one could certainly complain about some of the choices Nintendo has made, this is a mostly great package that highlights how well the 16-bit era's classics hold up, especially compared the generation before.
Nintendo can claim that sticking with wired controllers makes its SNES Classic Edition a more authentic retro gaming experience, but in reality it's probably just a cost-saving measure. Wrangling controller cables isn't a part of your childhood worth reliving, however, so Nyko once again has mercifully bestowed gamers with an affordable wireless alternative.
At approximately 10pm, Harvey Norman quietly opened pre-orders for the highly-sought after Nintendo Classic Mini SNES. If you didn't hear about the sale, you're not alone - no announcements were made on social media and no press release was issued to media. We only just found out about the sale via a report on Vooks. By then, stock had already sold out.
Considering Nintendo's bizarre decision-making process, it's nice to hear that the company may be doing the correct and obvious thing and releasing a SNES Classic this holiday season. Here are the games I'd put on it if I were in charge.
With some 30 years of video gaming history now behind us, there's never been a greater choice of retro games to dig back into, whether it's on your smartphone or a classic console rebooted for modern times. For the more serious seekers of gaming nostalgia, there are plenty of hands-on projects you can attempt yourself, and these are some of the best we've found. So prep your wallet, brush up on your coding and handyman skills, and get ready to build.