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SNES Classic Edition goes wireless with 8bitdo’s SN30 controller

SNES Classic Edition goes wireless with 8bitdo’s SN30 controller

By and large, the SNES Classic Edition is a great little retro console, but there are three major problems with it: it has a limited library considering all the great games were released for the SNES, there's no convenient way to get back to the home menu, and the controller cables are still too short. 8bitdo is looking to solve two of those problems with the introduction of its new SN30 controller.

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SNES Classic game manuals go live just in time for release

SNES Classic game manuals go live just in time for release

Today is a big day for retro game enthusiasts. Not only did we learn that the Commodore 64 is making a return in the form of the C64 Mini, but today is also the day that the SNES Classic launches in the US. If you got your SNES Classic Edition home only to find that you need a refresher on how to play some of these old games, never fear, because the manuals for each have gone live online.

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SNES Classic Edition: Where to buy on launch day

SNES Classic Edition: Where to buy on launch day

After a long wait, the SNES Classic Edition arrives tomorrow. Reviews for the new retro console have been encouraging, labeling this as a worthy follow up to the extremely popular NES Classic Edition. It's safe to assume that the SNES Classic Edition is going to be just as popular as its predecessor, so where will you have the best shot of getting one tomorrow?

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SNES Classic Edition Review: Gaming’s finest era returns for round two

SNES Classic Edition Review: Gaming’s finest era returns for round two

It probably shouldn’t come as much of a shock that the NES Classic Edition was as successful as it was. Nostalgia can be a powerful thing and, in this case, it was so powerful that even Nintendo was caught off guard. Now that the NES Classic has served as something of a proof of concept, Nintendo is ready to see if lightning can strike twice with the SNES Classic Edition, hoping to draw in an entirely new generation of gamers.

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Yes, SNES Classic controllers work with the NES Classic (and vice versa)

Yes, SNES Classic controllers work with the NES Classic (and vice versa)

The SNES Classic Edition will arrive later this week, and I spent the weekend positioned in front my review unit, reliving my childhood with Final Fantasy III. While my review of the device isn't coming up until later this week, there is something interesting I thought I'd share now: your NES Classic controller accessories are compatible with the SNES Classic. This is true the other way around, and it's all thanks to the Wii.

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Nyko wireless SNES controller is perfect for the Classic Edition

Nyko wireless SNES controller is perfect for the Classic Edition

Nintendo is teasing SNES fans with its Classic Edition, a modern version of the retro console that includes wired controllers for a more authentic experience. If you're not so keen on having an authentic experience, Nyko has the controller you probably wish Nintendo would have used: a wireless SNES controller. This model looks just like the original (with the purple and lavender buttons), but it sheds the cable in favor of a small dongle.

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The SNES Classic Edition is here and I’m already in love

The SNES Classic Edition is here and I’m already in love

We're one week out from the launch of the SNES Classic Edition, but today, SlashGear's review unit landed on my doorstep. Though I can't give you a full review just yet (that's coming soon), I can give you an early peek at the mini console itself, along with my initial impressions. It kind of goes without saying, but just like the NES Classic that came before it, the SNES Classic is quite the charming device.

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