I remember playing the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) when I was about 5 years old. It was my introduction to gaming, a love affair that has resulted in countless joys and many profanities yelled at TVs and computer monitors. Games are lyf.
So you’ll understand why my inner child is absolutely pissing his pants over the news of Nintendo releasing a mini NES console containing 30 classic games.
Going on sale from November 10, the relaunched console will set you back 99.95 of your Australian dollars and comes with pre-installed classics like Super Mario Bros. 1, 2 and 3, The Legend of Zelda, Punch Out, Final Fantasy, Donkey Kong and Bubble Bobble, among many other zingers straight from your childhood memories.
The console is small enough to fit in your hand and will feature HDMI connectivity, because ya gotta keep up with times in some ways, you know?
With Nintendo still raking in big bucks off the back of Pokémon GO, this new piece of nostalgia is sure to keep the company firmly in the spotlight. Nintendo’s share value is now 50 percent higher than it was prior to the release of the mobile game that’s fucking with everyone’s lives.
If you’re reading this and also happen to be my girlfriend, this might just be the perfect gift idea for someone you care about this Christmas. Just sayin ¯\_(ツ)_/¯