Nintendo Announces SNES Classic

Did you miss out on Nintendo’s ultra-popular NES Classic? Don’t fret, because Nintendo has just announced their newest throwback, the SNES Classic! The console will be available in both North America and Europe on September 29th of this year. 

The SNES Classic will include 21 games, including Super Castlevania IVSuper MetroidSuper Ghouls ‘N Ghosts and Contra III: The Alien Wars. Other notable, non-horror games will be Donkey Kong CountryThe Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Mario Kart.

Nintendo’s newest console will cost roughly $80 and will come with two corded controllers, an HDMI cable and a USB charger for the console itself. Nintendo experienced significant production issues with the NES Classic, and it became notoriously hard to find before ultimately being discontinued earlier this year. Nintendo has said that they plan on producing more units to avoid the supply issues the NES Classic had.

Check out the full list of games below, and let us know what games you’re most excited for!

  • Donkey Kong Country
  • F-Zero
  • Final Fantasy III
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Super Metroid
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Punch-Out
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Mega Man X
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Star Fox
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Secret of Mana
  • Earth Bound
  • Super Ghouls ‘N Ghosts
  • Star Fox 2 (Never released before)

About Matt Stumpf

My name's Matt, and I love all things horror. Books, movies, video games; you name it, I like it. Martyrs is my favorite horror film, and everyone should watch it. I also have a soft-spot for those cheesy 80's slashers. I'm still slightly convinced that Faces of Death is real.

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