RUMOR: Mini Super NES Coming For The Holidays?

RUMOR: Mini Super NES Coming For The Holidays?

The retro console comes pre-installed with 30 classic NES games including Super Mario Bros., Pac-Man, Metroid, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and Kirby's Adventures.

The SNES, (Super Nintendo Entertainment System), sold a goliath 20 million units, releasing in the United Kingdom in 1992 two years after launching in Japan as the Super Famicon. Nintendo mentioned to several outlets that the NES Classic was always meant to be a limited-release product, although they never mentioned this before discontinuing it.

If the release is anything like the NES Classic Mini, it is sure to be a smash hit.

On the other hand, Nintendo recently discontinued the Mini NES despite evidence of continuing huge demand that hasn't been satisfied by the paltry supply Nintendo rolled out to stores. However, most may have forgotten that the resurrection of the famed 1986 game console was expected to be done on a limited basis. For the SNES Mini, though, we'd love to be able to plug in our still-working AsciiPad or hook up the ridiculously large Super Advantage joystick to a new, HDMI-equipped system.

So far the new console hasn't officially been named, but our sources say that it will most likely be called the SNES Classic Edition.

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Earlier this week it was announced that Nintendo halted production of the NES Mini - a smaller version of their classic console from the eighties, sporting HDMI-out and packed with emulated versions of games. Rumors claim that the company may have stopped the production to force gamers to turn to the Hybrid Switch Console, Extreme Tech reported.

Which classic console would you like to see in a miniaturised form?

But a new development within Nintendo has possibly answered our question as to WHY the company made a decision to end its production in the first place - and it's pretty exciting.

However, it seems like Nintendo has something else under their sleeves.

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