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Nintendo announces Super NES Classic Edition, releasing September 29

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System, the successor to the legendary Nintendo Entertainment System, returns September 29, in mini format, as SNES Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

Launched in Europe in 1992, Super Nintendo has highlighted some of the most important video games of all time – classics such as Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, and Final Fantasy III.

Nintendo Classic Mini Super Nintendo Entertainment System includes 21 classic games, can be connected to any high definition TV using the HDMI cable included and will be available for a limited time.

For the first time, players who purchase the console will have fun with the intergalactic adventures of Star Fox 2, the original Star Fox sequel (originally titled as Starwing) that was created during the era of Super Nintendo but that has not been published yet … anywhere!

The Nintendo Classic Mini Super Nintendo Entertainment System has the same appearance as the original console and 21 games pre-installed:

Contra III The Alien Wars
Donkey Kong Country
Final Fantasy III
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

All these games would be considered classic by anyone, and some of them in particular – Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy III, EarthBound, and Super Mario RPG Legend of the Seven Stars – are remarkable role-playing games and may take ten hours to complete them. Even for super-fans who have played these games many times, the arrival of newcomer Star Fox 2 will offer them something completely new to play with. (Star Fox 2 must be unlocked by completing the first level of the original Star Fox).

Included in the Nintendo Classic Mini Super Nintendo Entertainment System: an HDMI cable, a USB power cable and 2 Super NES Classic Controller wired – Ideal for players who can dive immediately into multiplayer action. Some of the games with multiplayer modes include Street Fighter II Turbo Hyper Fighting, Super Mario Kart, Contra III The Alien Wars and Secret of Mana.