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Classic Mini NES going back into production, Nintendo confirms

UPDATED: Nintendo of Europe has since confirmed on Twitter that the Classic Mini: NES will also be returning to Europe next summer in addition to the US. Nintendo’s highly-sought after Classic Mini: NES is to go back into production, Nintendo of Japan tweeted this morning. The tweet, which Eurogamer has …

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Nintendo Switch’s Online service delayed until 2018, full pricing revealed

Originally set to launch this autumn, Nintendo’s online service for the Switch will now launch in early 2018, the platform holder announced today. Simply known as ‘Nintendo Switch Online Service’ at the moment, the paid service will let players participate in online multiplayer gaming and use their smartphone to chat …

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Nesbox emulator claims to be going live on Xbox One shortly

Xbox One owners may soon be able to play emulated versions of SNES, Mega Drive, Game Boy, GBA and NES games. That’s if claims from the team behind the Nesbox emulator are correct. As spotted by Videogamer, Nesbox has said that its app has been certified in the Windows Store …

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Nintendo is releasing a new NES

A baby version of the console that changed it all has been confirmed for America. NoA has announced what it calls the NES Classic Edition. It’s out in the UK and US on November 11th and will include 30 games, which presumably will be installed on the machine. The hardware …

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Nintendo takes down NES artbook Kickstarter campaign

Platform holder Nintendo has shut down a Kickstarter campaign, claiming it made an unauthorised use of Nintendo’s copyrights.” The campaign aimed at funding a NES artbook launched by specialist publisher Bitmap Books. The NES/Famicom: A Visual Compendium Kickstarter projectwas only 24 hours from ending – and had already successfully raised …

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Three themed 3DS XLs confirmed for US

With the New 3DS and New 3DS XL not due in the West until 2015, Nintendo has revealed three themed 3DS XL consoles due out next month in the US. The star attraction is arguably the NES-styled machine, which while perhaps not as cool as the classic NES Game Boy …

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Ultimate NES Remix coming to retail on November 7th

Nintendo’s fast-paced retro throwback title Ultimate NES Remix is heading to UK stores on November 7th. The 3DS game, which features series of rapid-fire challenges based on 16 classic 8-bit franchises from Nintendo’s first home console, will also land on the Nintendo eShop the same day. Regional online leaderboards will …

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UK retailer offering ROM-based retro game cartridges

Funstock has announced a range of (legally dubious) retro games cartridges that work with original console hardware. It offers products for Sega’s Mega Drive, GameGear and Master System as well as Nintendo’s N64, SNES and NES, and the PC Engine. It works by allowing users to download ROMs onto a …

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RetroN 5 adds Famicom to Nintendo and Sega cartridge slots

Hyperkin’s RetroN 4 console reveal earlier this month turned out to be only part of the story. The company today unveiled the RetronN 5, which adds an additional cartridge slot for Japanese Famicom games. That’s in addition to the previously confirmed slots for NES, SNES, GBA, and Sega Genesis cartridges. …

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