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GameStop Will Have More SNES Classics, But There is a Catch

GameStop Will Have More SNES Classics, But There is a Catch Without a doubt, there are a plethora of people who missed out on the opportunity to snag an SNES Classic Edition yesterday, for as soon as pre-orders for the retro console opened, retailers across the globe sold out almost instantaneously.However, as is the case with all deals that sound too good to be true, there is a catch.

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Delayed by Amazon

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Delayed by Amazon To reiterate, Amazon pre-order holders don’t need to panic; SNES Classic orders are not being canceled.Outside of the first stock selling out, Amazon’s SNES Classic pre-order issues don’t end here, however.

Not growing up with Nintendo is saving me from SNES Mini disappointment

Not growing up with Nintendo is saving me from SNES Mini disappointment As someone who did not spend the early '90s gaming, the SNES Mini should be my gateway drug into the early Nintendo world.For decades now, Nintendo has doubled down on two audiences: kids and devoted brand loyalists.

Capcom and iam8bit Team Up to Re-Release Street Fighter 2 on Working SNES Cartridge

Capcom and iam8bit Team Up to Re-Release Street Fighter 2 on Working SNES Cartridge One of the titles present on the aforementioned, miniature platform is none other than Street Fighter 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting, which many agree is one of the better versions of that particular fight title.Even then, it turns out that Street Fighter 2 fans that still own the original Super Nintendo console will also have something to look forward to in the near future.

Street Fighter II for Super Nintendo Gets Re-Released for Series' 30th Anniversary

Street Fighter II for Super Nintendo Gets Re-Released for Series' 30th Anniversary Instead of tossing their classic fighting game onto modern systems, Capcom, along with iam8bit, will release it on a fully playable SNES cartridge.Considering how the Blanka cartridge is the ultra-rare one, I’m sure eager collectors hope they get that version.

Capcom Re-Releases A Limited Edition Of Street Fighter II For The SNES

Capcom Re-Releases A Limited Edition Of Street Fighter II For The SNES Capcom has teamed up with iam8bit to create an “ultra premium throwback relic” for Street Fighter’s 30th anniversary.Together, they will be releasing a special, limited edition reprint of Street Fighter II for the SNES.

Capcom is rereleasing 'Street Fighter II' (but it may literally set your SNES on fire)

Capcom is rereleasing 'Street Fighter II' (but it may literally set your SNES on fire) No, not on PC or on modern consoles — Capcom is re-releasing Street Fighter II for the SNES.just keep a fire extinguisher nearby if you want to play it, because the game could literally set your SNES on fire.

GameStop Defends Expensive SNES Classic Bundles

GameStop Defends Expensive SNES Classic Bundles From before even the SNES Classic was announced, Nintendo fans and gamers across the world were preparing themselves for a battle to get hold of the much-wanted console.Meanwhile, companies such as GameStop have been criticized for the pre-order bundles on offer, something that GameStop has now defended itself against.

The rumour is true: Legendary Nintendo magazine Super Play returns for launch of SNES Mini

The rumour is true: Legendary Nintendo magazine Super Play returns for launch of SNES Mini Legendary '90s Nintendo magazine Super Play, regarded by fans as one of the greatest games magazines of all time, is returning for a one-off special.Crucially, the new issue's cover is illustrated by Wil Overton, the artist behind every cover of Super Play's original 47-issue run.

Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt If Toys R Us files for bankruptcy, it will be following in the footsteps of many other retail chains, like RadioShack and Payless ShoeSource.In terms of video games specifically, Toys R Us is far from the only store that is hurting in the current market.

Here’s why that new Street Fighter 2 SNES cart might burst into flames

Here’s why that new Street Fighter 2 SNES cart might burst into flames Nostalgic Street Fighter 2 fans were giddy with excitement last month when self-described "creative production company" iam8bit announced they were joining forces with Capcom to release a tantalizing new SNES version to celebrate the game’s 30th anniversary.We are releasing a new cartridge for SNES compatible hardware, but we are NOT releasing a new console.

Nintendo has 'dramatically increased' production of the SNES Classic

Nintendo has 'dramatically increased' production of the SNES Classic Fearing a repeat of last year's NES Classic fiasco when the miniaturized version of Nintendo's home console was virtually impossible to find in stores, and often sold for many times its asking price on auction sites?Well, you shouldn't be - at least not if you take Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime at his word.

SNES Classic Production Has Been ‘Dramatically Increased,’ Says Nintendo

SNES Classic Production Has Been ‘Dramatically Increased,’ Says Nintendo Aside from the Nintendo Switch, the SNES Classic Edition is easily one of the hottest commodities to come out of the Big N’s wheelhouse in quite some time, as the limited edition retro console has already sold out practically everywhere.This much was revealed during a recent interview held between Fils-Aime and Financial Times, with the Nintendo of America President encouraging fans to avoid purchasing the SNES Classic Edition in second-hand retail markets and wait for the company to produce more units.

Nintendo Will Sell More SNES Classic Editions in 2018

Nintendo Will Sell More SNES Classic Editions in 2018 But today, Nintendo has offered a ray of hope, confirming that shipments of the SNES Classic Edition will continue into 2018.In a press release, the company explains that it already plans to ship more SNES Classic Editions at launch than it did of the NES Classic Edition all of last year.

Nintendo says NES Classic Edition will return in summer 2018, look on ye scalpers and DESPAIR

Nintendo says NES Classic Edition will return in summer 2018, look on ye scalpers and DESPAIR The NES Classic Edition, AKA the tiny lil' NES with a bunch of games and zero inventory, is coming back.The same press release also confirmed that Nintendo has dramatically increased production of SNES Classic over its predecessor.

Nintendo Will Bring Back the NES Classic Edition in 2018

Nintendo Will Bring Back the NES Classic Edition in 2018 Last year, Nintendo launched its great monument to bait-and-switch, the NES Classic Edition.The cutting-edge 30-year-old console packed a reasonable number of classic NES games into a diminutive form factor; then Nintendo slapped an attractive $60 price on the whole shebang.

SNES Classic Review Roundup: A Great Value, Provided You Can Find One

SNES Classic Review Roundup: A Great Value, Provided You Can Find One While the concept of a small retro game console with excellent emulation was enthusiastically received by gamers, last year’s execution was decidedly lacking.The Super NES Classic Edition has launched, with multiple reviews online–we’ve rounded up several of them to compare.

The 18 most secret video game secrets

The 18 most secret video game secrets Hell is one of the best areas in the game, but youre unlikely to find it (especially on your first playthrough) unless you took to the internet beforehand and read up on what you needed to do.Would you guess that you should: Skip the Booster v0.

26 jobs that Mario is inexplicably qualified for

26 jobs that Mario is inexplicably qualified for Reading through Mario's CV, it's clear that something is very much up.Alright, so we never actually see him make anything (destruction is far more his thing) but well give Mario the benefit of the doubt on this one.

You Can Now Mod the SNES Classic to Add Games and Visual Effects

You Can Now Mod the SNES Classic to Add Games and Visual Effects While the Allwinner R16 SoC isn’t particularly powerful by modern standards, a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU is far more horsepower than you need to run NES games.The Super NES Classic that Nintendo released last month uses exactly the same SoC, with the same controller outputs and the same ports.