If you are a little older than most, and can remember the glory days of playing Pac Man and Asteroids at some of the earlier arcades in the 1970s….or if you are younger than most, and have no idea what your parents are telling you about playing video/arcade games back in “the day”….then you may want to consider checking out the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic Edition, selling for roughly $60 these days.
It comes pre-loaded with 30 of the greatest classic games from the past, including Super Marios Bros, Pac Man, Simon’s Quest, Donkey Kong, Castelvania, and many more fantastic original games from the early days of computing.
The Nintendo Entertainment System is probably the most nostalgic gaming console ever created, and this is a new miniaturized version which literally fits in your hand. The system comes with the NES Classic Edition entertainment system which is very easy to setup/install, an HDMI cable, an AC adapter and the
NES Classic Controller, as well as all 30 games, installed and ready-to-play.
You can enter the wonderful world of 8-bit games with a classic controller patterned after the iconic design of the original NES controller. You can play some legendary pre-installed games such as Final Fantasy, Galaga, Ghosts’N Goblins, Gradius, Ice Climber, Kid Icarus, Kirby’s Adventure, Mario Bros., Mega Man 2, Metroid, Ninja Gaiden, Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream, StarTropics, Super C, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3, Tecmo Bowl, The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II.
Each NES Classic Controller can be plugged into a Wii Remote controller for use with NES Virtual Console games on the Wii U system which is great for the kids. This is a great way to relive your childhood memories, or create some new ones for your kids. Additional controllers are about $10 with this unit.
The Nintendo Classic Edition is selling for about $60 as of the time of this post at Best Buy