Nintendo

Nintendo's mini-SNES Classic is real: Games, price, release date

Nintendo just shrunk your childhood into a tiny little box -- again. The 1991 Super Nintendo console has just been reborn as an adorable miniature game system.<p>It's called the "Super NES Classic Edition" -- or "Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System" if you live in Europe -- but …

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Nintendo's Market Value Climbs Past Sony

Thanks to the success of Nintendo Switch and Pokemon Go, Nintendo's market value has climbed considerably, eclipsing Sony's entire electronics and …

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Versus PS4: An Updated Japanese Sales Comparison

The Nintendo Switch has only been out since March. It’s now June, and the console is clearly having one helluva run in Japan. Let’s see how the …

Nintendo Switch

The European SNES Classic is even more adorable than the US version

Nintendo just dropped a bomb in the sedate post-E3 summer game news cycle by announcing the SNES Classic, a miniature $79 version of the classic Super Nintendo Entertainment System preloaded with 21 fan-favorite SNES games. In other words, it’s basically a SNES version of last year’s nearly …

SNES

Yep, the SNES Classic is real and it is coming in September

When Nintendo suddenly canceled the NES Classic, the surprise hit toy of last Christmas, the roar of anguish and outrage matched any the Internet had …

SNES

SNES Classic Edition’s 5-foot controller cable is about 3 feet shorter than original cord

The NES Classic Edition controller has an absurdly short cable. The SNES Classic Edition wouldn’t make the same mistake. Would it?<p>Well, kind of not. Nintendo has told Kotaku’s Jason Shreier that SNES Classic Edition controllers will have cords that are 5 feet long. By comparison, the NES Classic …

SNES

The European SNES Classic Edition is super cute

A reminder that some systems look way different elsewhere<p>The Super Nintendo Classic Edition is heading to Europe on Sept. 29 too, and it’s virtually identical to the North American one. Well, except for one big difference: The system looks much different.<p>The Super Nintendo that launched in Europe …

SNES

Switch Converter Allows PS4 Controller Use

Switch Converter Allows PS4 Controller Use<p>Brook Design's Super Converter Updated to Support PS4 and PS3 controllers on Nintendo Switch.<p>Nintendo …

Wii U

Japan And Europe's SNES Classic Is Better

Just like how the actual PAL/JP Super Nintendo looked better than the North American model, so too it is with the Classic Mini: Super Nintendo …

SNES

The Super Nintendo Mini is Coming, But What Does That Mean For Switch's Virtual Console?

OH MY GOD THE SUPER NINTENDO MINI HAS FINALLY BEEN ANNOUNCED. I AM SO EXCITED!<p>That was literally my reaction to hearing the news just a few minutes …

SNES

Random: Here's The Reason Why The North American Super NES Looks So Different

There was great excitement in the Nintendo Life team when the Super NES Classic Edition was revealed to the world, but of course it didn't take long …

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Nintendo Says Audience for 4K Gaming is “Too Limited”

Right now, the gaming industry is obsessed with 4K gaming. The PlayStation 4 Pro and the upcoming Xbox One X were both built specifically to take …

Nintendo Switch

Arms Update Out Now For Nintendo Switch, Here's What It Does

Nintendo has released a new update for its Switch-exclusive fighting game, Arms. The patch is the first big one since launch, and it introduces a couple of neat new features.<p>Firstly, the game now has a new way of playing locally: Arena Mode. This is similar to online play's Party Mode, but it …

Nintendo Switch

Why Developers Are Still Making PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Games

Disney's 'Cars 3' shows developers aren't quite finished making games for previous generation consoles.<p>The new <i>Cars 3: Driven To Win</i> video game comes out today, June 13, for the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. A cross-generational console release would …

Gaming

Nintendo Share Value Continues Upward Curve as Analyst Talks Up Company's Mobile Strategy

Those who like to keep an eye on Nintendo's share value, as a barometer of the company's health and investor confidence, will have noted that it's …

Gaming

WIRED Awake June 26: SpaceX lands redesigned Falcon 9

SpaceX has landed two rockets in three days, Australia is pushing for weaker encryption worldwide and more<p>Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, hackers …

Wii U

Nintendo's got an $80 Super Nintendo coming in September

Nintendo's making a Super Nintendo Classic Edition -- an $US80 standalone video game console with 21 packaged Super Nintendo Entertainment System …

SNES

Review: Ever Oasis (3DS)

<b>Ever Oasis</b> might be a new IP, but it comes from a long and storied pedigree: the brainchild of <b>Secret of Mana</b> creator Koichi Ishii, and developed by …

Landscaping

Guide: Where to Pre-Order Your Super NES Classic Edition

So the disastrous stock situation with the original NES Classic Edition has been extremely well documented across the internet. Hopefully Nintendo …

NES

Nintendo shares dip after SNES Classic announced

Nintendo’s stock dipped as much as 1.8 per cent on Tuesday after the company revealed the SNES Classic, a follow-up to its wildly popular NES Classic.<p>…

SNES

Here’s Why Nintendo Switch’s Online Service Was Delayed

Earlier this month, Nintendo confirmed that the Switch’s online service will not launch until 2018. Now, the company has revealed exactly why it …

Nintendo Switch

SteamWorld Dig 2 is burrowing its way onto PC

Platformer mine-’em-up SteamWorld Dig 2 [official site] was announced way back in February for the Nintendo Switch, but it’s going to be heading to …

Nintendo Switch

Hardware Review: New Nintendo 2DS XL

The 3DS is the handheld console that simply refuses to step into the shadows. With the Switch arriving on the scene blessed with the ability to host …

Phones

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Meanwhile, in Russia… Picture: Getty Images<p>Good morning.<p>1. <b>Facebook</b> is finally ready to take on Netflix. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the …

SNES

It should be easier to nab an SNES Classic

Theoretically, at least<p>Today's announcement of the SNES Classic came attached with the obvious joke of "But no one will be able to get one." It's …

SNES

Leaked Nintendo Emails Reveal A SNES Classic Shortage

<b>To:</b> Jeff@nintendo.com <b><br>From:</b> Steve@nintendo.com <b><br>Subject:</b> SNES Classic!<p>Hey Jeff!<p>So excited that we finally got to announce the SNES Classic! 21 timeless …

SNES

ARMS Update Adds LAN Play and Arena Mode

Rather like we saw with <b>Splatoon</b>, Nintendo has promised frequent free updates and content for <b>ARMS</b>. The first part of the Switch title's growth has now …

Apps

Company unable to make enough of hot ticket item will totally be able to make enough of 2nd hot ticket item (Fauxclusive)

This time will be different, he lied to himself<p>Fans, scalpers, gamers, scalpers, and most importantly, scalpers, cried out in joy this morning after …

Nintendo Switch

Original Journey To Bring Pencil Art Shooting To Switch

The indie games making the jump to the Switch eShop keep on coming thick and fast. Slated for Q1 2018, we have <i></i><b>Original Journey</b><i>,</i> which is described as …

Gaming

Eiji Aonuma and Colleagues to Give Masterclass on The Legend of Zelda at Japan Expo

The Japan Expo in Paris is only a couple of weeks away, and it's an event Nintendo has often supported. Last year Nintendo ran a <b>Splatoon</b> Squid …

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