Nintendo is bringing back the classic NES, only this time it’s a little smaller in size.
Today [Thursday, July 14] the company announced what it’s calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot smaller and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your TV via a HDMI cable. It also includes a controller designed to work just like the iconic rectangular NES game pad. The new controller will also connect to a Wii Remote, so that you can use it to play Virtual Console games on a Wii or Wii U.
In addition to HDMI support and a lack of cartridges, the new mini-console also features one useful modern convenience: multiple suspend points, so that you won’t have to fumble around with passwords when you start playing a game again. The NES Classic Edition will be available on November 11 for $59.99.
Here’s the complete list of games that it will include:
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
Donkey Kong Jr.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Mega Man 2
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros. 3
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link