Nintendo’s miniature-sized classic console is coming back

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TOKYO — Gamers who couldn’t get their hands on the tiny Super NES Classic Edition system will have another chance to score.

Nintendo has announced it will be producing and shipping more of the 16-bit mini consoles later this month.

The retro-inspired system comes preloaded with 21 Super NES games:

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy III
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Yoshi’s Island

The system comes with two controllers and can be plugged into any HDTV with an included HDMI cable.

The first shipments of the miniature consoles will go out on Sept. 29, “with subsequent shipments arriving in stores regularly,” the company stated.

They are expected to have a retail price of about $80.

Nintendo said it will also bring back the NES Classic Edition system and will star shipping again in 2018.

“Fans have shown their unbridled enthusiasm for these Classic Edition systems, so Nintendo is working to put many more of them on store shelves,” the company said in a statement.