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NES Classic Review

Nintendo's mini-NES isn't the ultimate 8-bit experience, but it delivers ample quality for a reasonable price.

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NES Classic Review

Nintendo's mini-NES isn't the ultimate 8-bit experience, but it delivers ample quality for a reasonable price.

AtGames is Powering the Sega Genesis Mini According to Deleted Tweet

Details emerge, then disappear about the Sega Genesis Mini.

Sega Genesis Mini Announced at Sega FES 2018, See it Here

Sega does what... you know the rest.

SNES Classic Sells 2 Million Worldwide, Will Continue Shipping "Moving Forward"

Nintendo has already sold 2 million of its latest microconsole.

SNES Classic Hardware is Identical to the NES Classic

This could be a good sign there will be more classic consoles in the future.

Nintendo Puts The NES Classic Back Into Production

Nintendo is finally making all the right moves.

NES Classic Edition F.A.Q.: UPDATE: New Stock Coming in 2018! Everything You Need to Know About Nintendo's NES Mini

Fully updated! Your questions about Nintendo's new mini-console — answered!

Nintendo Reveals When to Expect SNES Classic Pre-Orders to go Live

Nintendo will ship additional consoles on launch day.

Two SNES Classic Edition Game Collections We Would Like to See

Bonus: We also imagine a (good) Genesis Classic Edition.

NES Classic Prices Rise With End of Production, Mini Famicom Discontinued Too

With the news that the current stock is all that's out there, prices have shot way up.

Essential Weekend Reading: The Overwatch Keyboard Controversy, Nioh's High Difficulty

As we head into the weekend, we highlight the week's most important stories and features.

Nintendo Has a Secret Message For Famicom Mini Hackers

Greetings from the Hanafuda Captain.

Hackers Crack the NES Mini To Add More Games Via USB

Russian hackers have opened up the NES Classic Edition.

2016 Successfully Used Familiar Faces to Introduce New Ideas

This past year taught us that it's possible to appeal to people's sense of nostalgia while teaching them new ways to play.

NES Classic Edition Sold 196,000 Systems in November

Nintendo's nostalgia box is off to a great start.

Your Complete* Guide to NES Classic Edition Accessories

UPDATED 11/30! We're rounding up and reviewing all the essentials for your tiny Nintendo console. Latest: A carrying case, and a fix for a promising controller.

Thanksgiving is Over as Retronauts Explores Terrible Games of The ’80s

A look at the dicey boom-era games of ’80s Japan and the vanished studios that made them.

The NES Classic Was Always Going to be a Hit

It's not just artificial shortages driving demand for Nintendo's little collector's item.

On NES Classic Edition and Playing Hard To Get

Why Nintendo keeps partying like it's 1985... and 1996... and 2006.

NES Classic Edition's Low Stock Is Smart for Business, but Bad for Consumers

Nintendo continues to be conservative with its hardware stock.

NES Classic Edition Guide: Details, Game Cheats, Tips, and More

Everything you need to know about the NES Classic Edition and its games.

Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr, and Mario Bros NES Classic Edition: Tips and Hints for High Scores

Hints, tips, and everything you need to survive and get a high score in Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr, and Mario Bros for the NES Classic Edition.

Super Mario Bros 1, 2, and 3 NES Classic Edition: Tips, Hints, and Warp Locations

How to find warp locations and other hints and tips for Super Mario Bros 1, 2, and 3 on the NES Classic Edition.

The Legend of Zelda and The Legend of Zelda II NES Classic Edition: Dungeon Locations, Heart Container Locations, and How to Find Lots of Rupees

How to find dungeons, heart containers, and rupees in Zelda and Zelda II for the NES Classic Edition.

Let's Spend an Afternoon With the NES Classic Edition [Archived]

Our mini-NES has arrived, and Jeremy will be streaming it for a few hours beginning at 1:30 ET (4:30 PT).

NES Classic Edition Hands-On Impression: Big on Fun, Light on Features

Nintendo's mini console certainly does what it's supposed to, but not much else.

Nintendo Reveals The Mini-Famicom For Japan

The Mini-NES is cute, but the Mini-Family Computer is cuter.

RetroUSB AVS Review: The All-Purpose Modern NES

An in-depth look at the new HD-capable NES clone. Is it worth the price?

Analogue Nt, the Luxury NES, Returns to Heat Up This Fall's 8-Bit Console Wars

The pricey, limited NES redux will make a comeback back in a smaller, more versatile (not to mention less pricey and less limited) release.

Preorders Open for AVS, the Fancy Hi-Spec NES Clone for the Rest Of Us

Sitting directly between the NES Mini and Analogue NT in terms of pricing and features, the Retro USB AVS could be the classic console to get.

This Fan-Made Mini NES With Cartridges is Cool, but it's Not What the NES Mini Should Be

A very cool 3D-printed NES emulation machine is prompting people to ask why the NES Mini isn't similar, but Nintendo has good reasons for keeping things simple.