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8Bitdo's SNES-style controller is up for pre-order

I've yet to spring for an 8Bitdo gamepad but this one might prove too tempting to pass up. The company has opened pre-orders for its Windows, Mac, Android, and Nintendo Switch compatible SN30 Pro Controller on Amazon, and I'm loving its for...

 
 
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Check out this fan-made 'sequel' to Zombies Ate My Neighbors

Zombies Ate My Neighbors (or "Zombies" as it was retitled here) is one of my top five SNES games. Despite a few odd flaws, I loved it then and now. I get a kick out of its theme, great soundtrack, fun sprites and frantic co-op gameplay. Pub...

 
 
 
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Review: Retro Freak Premium game console

The SNES Classic pre-orders have come and gone and the dregs left behind without one will be forced to scramble wildly, clawing desperately at one another like a depiction of hell in a Hieronymus Bosch painting for the scraps. I don’t...

 
 
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Amazon SNES Classic pre-orders might miss their ship date

Earlier this week, Amazon put up pre-orders for the SNES Classic in the middle of the night. It was frustrating for a lot of people who don't keep weird hours, but at least those who got their orders ended up happy. Now there's a new develo...

 
 
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Secret of Mana 3D remake coming early 2018

Earlier today, Sony's Latin American Facebook page posted, then quickly removed, a listing for a remake of Square's beautiful SNES RPG, Secret of Mana, for Sony consoles.Although the removal of said post started the rumour mill turning, it ...

 
 
 
 
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SNES Classic has a bizarre yet ingenious rewind function

Just as these rad throw-back trailers suggest, the Super Nintendo Classic is coming with a couple of new features on top of it's 21 games. As expected, there are "suspend points" that let you save anywhere and at any time (much like save ...

 
 
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You are cordially invited to King Knight's debut at PAX West

[Header courtesy of Saraharcana on DeviantArt] Shovel Knight is the game that keeps on giving. Already packed to the brim with three individual campaigns to play, Yacht Club Games is following through on its Kickstarter promise of a fourth ...

 
 
 
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Walmart just canceled all the SNES Classic pre-orders

Last Friday, a lot of people felt a rush of relief when they locked down an SNES Classic pre-order through Walmart's website. Now they're feeling a pang of panic. Walmart just canceled all those pre-orders. In an email to everyone who order...

 
 
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A collection of gaming memories

[I never owned a current-gen console as a kid, and I really didn’t mind that much either. CowBearSnail takes me back to a time, before the internet, when others’ opinions didn’t have as much sway over the way I played vide...

 
 
 
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eBay is trying, and failing, to beat out SNES Mini scalpers

Did you know eBay has an anti-scalper policy? Probably not, because it can't really enforce it given how tenacious scalpers are. The SNES Mini has been up for pre-order in the UK, and it instantly sold out. Naturally desperate folks are tur...

 
 
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Amazon UK is altering the deal on SNES Classic pre-orders

If you were lucky enough to bag a Nintendo SNES Classic Mini from Amazon UK, then good for you. If you were able to bag more than one, you might want to keep an eye on your email. Amazon UK have reportedly been contacting customers who pre-...

 
 
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That rare Rayman prototype for Super Nintendo is playable

Last year, Rayman creators Frédéric Houde and Michel Ancel shared a cool discovery: an unfinished Super Nintendo version of Rayman that was believed to be lost to time. It was a neat piece of video game history, and this week,...

 
 
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Whatever happened to Star Fox 2?

If you've just woken up from a coma, you may not have heard that the SNES Classic is coming this September. It's loaded with 21 classic Super Nintendo titles, from A Link to the Past to Yoshi's Island. One game on that list is the biggest a...

 
 
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What game in the SNES Classic could you honestly do without?

In a few months time, Targets, Best Buys, Wal-Marts and GameStops around the country will transform into Thunderdomes for the launch of the SNES Classic. When it was announced this week, the jokes started to fly. The poor handling of the NE...

 
 
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Retroid talks about the SNES Classic tonight

Hello everyone, Nintendo announced the SNES Classic on Monday, easily the biggest retro news of the year so far. Before the announcement though, our own Jonathan Holmes did some investigative journalism and broke the story early. Was his ar...

 
 
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The best SNES games EVER vs. the SNES mini library

Destructoid's staff voted on the best Super Nintendo games ever a few weeks back in anticipation of the now-confirmed miniature SNES Classic. Things got a little heated.  Niero: "Dude, you voted for 31 games."Holmes: "I was drunk on po...

 
 
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The Super Famicom Mini has a different game lineup

I'm sufficiently sold on the SNES Classic, both because I have an inherent love of the console (it's my all-time favorite) and because Nintendo did a surprisingly good job with its software picks. Actually getting one, though? I'm expecting...

 
 
 
 
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The Super Nintendo almost had banking software?!

This week, Destructoid's staff began voting on our 30 favorite Super Nintendo games in anticipation for the much-rumored SNES comeback. It's getting ugly and personal. One guy voted fourteen times for Ken Griffey Jr. We'll have the results ...

 
 




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