While we wait for news on Nintendo's newest home console, the NX, the company has at least announced hardware news of another variety. Nintendo is releasing a mini Classic Edition NES that comes built-in with 30 games for $59.99.

The NES Classic Edition comes out on November 11, and the box also includes an HDMI cable, AC adapter, and classic NES controller. You can get a second controller (either another classic controller or the classic controller pro) sold separately for $9.99. The classic controller can also be connected to a Wii remote controller in order to play Virtual Console NES titles on a Wii or Wii U.

As for the games (listed below), Nintendo says that the old password system has been ditched, and each title has "multiple suspend points."

  • Balloon Fight
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario
  • Excitebike
  • Final Fantasy
  • Galaga
  • Ghosts'N Goblins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby's Adventure
  • Mario Bros.
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • 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: The Adventure of Link

[Source: Nintendo]

 

Our Take
While you've had the chance to purchase these games many times over and probably already have, this is a sweet package not only for its looks, portability, and value, but the fact that you can play these classics with the controller they were meant to be played with.