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NES Classic Edition sales were through the roof in November

NES Classic Edition sales were through the roof in November

This may not come as much of a shocker to most of you, but the NES Classic Edition is selling really well. Nintendo seems to have a hit on its hand, which couldn't come at a better time considering that Wii U sales can't get much worse. Now if Nintendo could actually keep the NES Classic in stock for longer than a few minutes at a time, it would really be sitting pretty.

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NES Classic Edition in stock for some Amazon Prime Now customers

NES Classic Edition in stock for some Amazon Prime Now customers

Do you want an NES Classic Edition? Do you use Amazon Prime Now? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then you might be able to get one of the hard-to-find consoles. Amazon announced earlier today that the NES Classic Edition is available for Prime Now delivery, however that's only true for a select number of cities.

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NES Classic Edition in stock at ThinkGeek, but only for lottery winners

NES Classic Edition in stock at ThinkGeek, but only for lottery winners

The NES Classic Edition is, unsurprisingly, still very difficult to find. What little stock comes in at retailers around the US is quickly swept up by eager consumers (and savvy scalpers), but the folks over at ThinkGeek have a new approach to making sure everyone has a fair shot at getting one. The NES Classic Edition is in stock over at ThinkGeek, but in order to get one, you'll need to win a lottery first.

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NES Classic Edition returns to Best Buy December 20, but for how long?

NES Classic Edition returns to Best Buy December 20, but for how long?

We've got some good news and some bad news for those of you still hunting for an NES Classic Edition. The good news is that Best Buy will have the console in stock starting on December 20, just in time to pick one up as a last-minute holiday gift. The bad news - or the more realistic news, at least - is that whatever stock Best Buy secures isn't likely to last for long.

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NES Classic Retro Receiver solves the problem of short controller cables

NES Classic Retro Receiver solves the problem of short controller cables

Assuming you've been lucky enough to get your hands on an NES Classic Edition, chances are the console's short controller cables leave something to be desired. Enter Analogue and its new Retro Receiver for the NES Classic Edition. Analogue offers wireless receivers for both the NES and SNES, so it's little surprise to see the NES Classic get one as well.

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NES Classic Edition Walmart, GameStop, Target, what’s back in stock today

NES Classic Edition Walmart, GameStop, Target, what’s back in stock today

Where can I buy a Nintendo NES Classic Edition today, Black Friday, the most notorious shopping day of the year? If you live in New York City, you might actually have the most luck of all finding the NES Classic Mini (if that's what you prefer to call it). Reports on the ground suggest that the official Nintendo Store in NYC not only had stock this morning, but are handing out wristbands to fans throughout the day to reserve the NES Classic for the future.

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NES Classic Edition now in stock for Walmart’s lucky few

NES Classic Edition now in stock for Walmart’s lucky few

The NES Classic Edition appeared in stock in small numbers at various Walmart, Toys R Us, and Best Buys this weekend. Speaking with SlashGear on condition of anonymity, sources confirmed that orders from administration forced (or will force soon) remaining stock onto store shelves. As such, on both Saturday and Sunday, hidden stock appeared in several stores in several major metropolitan areas inside the USA.

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NES Classic Edition Walmart stock returns tonight

NES Classic Edition Walmart stock returns tonight

Just a friendly reminder for those of you on the hunt for an NES Classic Edition: Walmart will once again have the console in stock later today. As announced earlier in the week, Walmart will be offering a limited supply of NES Classic Edition consoles at 5 PM ET/2 PM PT through its website. Competition is fierce for these consoles, so this may be one of those situations where you'll want to hope for the best but expect the worst.

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NES Classic Edition Walmart stock replenished as Nintendo scrambles

NES Classic Edition Walmart stock replenished as Nintendo scrambles

For many people, the hunt for an NES Classic Edition continues. To say the mini console has been in short supply would be understating it a bit, as it's pretty much impossible to find throughout the US. However, Walmart is coming to the rescue for some lucky (and quick) shoppers, announcing that it will be offering a limited quantity of the NES Classic each day this week.

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Want a NES Classic? Try Walmart, but you better be fast

Want a NES Classic? Try Walmart, but you better be fast

As annoying as it is, the flippers are out in force when it comes to the NES Classic game console. About the only place you can get one is on eBay for many times the $60 asking price.This is the small game console that looks like the original Nintendo and has games built in. The console launched on November 11 and sold out so fast that many were left wanting.

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NES Classic can run “your own” Linux but not yet worth it

NES Classic can run “your own” Linux but not yet worth it

Despite its rarity, more because of shortage of supplies than being a limited edition, the NES Classic is just begging to be torn down, hacked, and even repurposed. The first has already happened, though not yet on iFixit. The third depends on the second, which is already on its way, albeit rather slowly. A couple of Japanese hackers have revealed how they were able to compile their own version of Linux on the Japanese Famicom Mini, though with little practical application.

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Nintendo promises steady NES Classic Edition supply for holiday season

Nintendo promises steady NES Classic Edition supply for holiday season

If you were one of the many looking forward to spending the weekend with the NES Classic Edition, chances are you're entering Monday disappointed and empty-handed. The retro console has proven to be notoriously hard to find, selling out almost immediately at most retailers around the US. Now Nintendo is promising that there will be a steady stream of NES Classic Editions hitting shelves throughout the holiday season.

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