Even if you casually follow the game news, you've probably heard that Nintendo will top up NES Classic Edition next month and keep it in stock for the rest of 2018. Last year, the NES Classic Edition quickly became a tough sensation to find, and Nintendo caught a lot of heat for ending its production run well before anyone who wanted was able to buy one. So, what's the big deal? Why are people so obsessed with getting their hands on this thing?
First and foremost, there is a strong sense of nostalgia that drives the hype behind the NES Classic Edition. The mini console offers 30 classic NES games with many big names on the list. Take a look at the list of all titles preinstalled on the NES Classic Edition:
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
Donkey Kong Jr.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Ghosts & nbsp; Ghoblins
Mega Man 2
Punch-Out !! Actor Mr. Dream
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros. 3
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Some of these games are not exactly intoxicating (viewing Simon's Quest ), but most of them are among the best that the NES has to offer would have. Castlevania Super Mario Bros Ninja Gaiden Metroid Final Fantasy Kirby's Adventures and The Legend of Zelda all have to massive franchises that are still on the market today. For many people, the NES Classic Edition is a great way to re-live games that they played and loved as children in the late 1
However, it's not just nostalgia. Another reason for the success of the NES Classic Edition is that Nintendo has for the first time released an official retro console. Retro consoles are nothing new, but most we see are classic Atari or Sega consoles. Before NES Classic, we did not have any options for retro Nintendo-style consoles (at least not officially), which is pretty big on Nintendo fans.
READ MORE: NES Classic Edition First Impressions Some people who used an emulator to play ROMs classic games got their heads scratched in response to the ridiculous amount of excitement that the NES Classic Edition has produced. In fact, these people often put the Raspberry Pi on the market as a cheaper and more flexible alternative to the NES Classic, and although they have a point, it's important to remember that NES Classic offers easy emulation for mainstream users , There are no ROMs to download, no emulator settings to configure, no controller compatibility to figure out – the NES Classic is simple and offers the features that we now know in most emulators.
For example, each game on NES Classic supports four different memory states that can be locked to prevent other players from overwriting them. All titles are displayed in a nice-looking and easy-to-navigate menu, and each game has been optimized to look good on modern televisions. If you've tried playing an NES or other console from that time on an HDTV, you know that's a big deal. However, if you are looking for the good old days, you can enable scanline and CRT filters for each game included on the NES.
At last the thing just looks cool. The NES Classic Edition is modeled after the original NES, but scaled down to a size that fits in your hand. In fact, for anyone growing up when the NES was the king of the gaming world, it's hard not to love the NES classic for its looks alone.
So it may be tempting to dismiss the popularity of the NES classic as another fad has many reasons to like it. With that in mind, we can assume that NES Classic will be another popular seller as soon as Nintendo brings it to the store shelves next month. The relaunch takes place on the 29th of June, so if you hope to get one for yourself, good luck!