Nintendo’s Releasing A Special Edition Famicom Classic Mini

Nintendo Is Releasing A Manga Special Edition Famicom Mini
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Remember when Nintendo released NES and SNES classic minis? They’re not done.

You may remember Famicom, the Japanese version of the original NES released in 1983. We actually saw its classic mini release in 2016… but Nintendo wasn’t done, because now it’s back with something special.

To catch you up to speed, here’s peek at the Famicom Classic Mini release back in 2016:

The new edition will be released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, with 20 pre-loaded games all inspired by their manga:

  • Tag Team Match: MUSCLE (Kinnikuman: Muscle Tag Match, 1985)
  • Dragon Quest (1986)
  • Hokuto no Ken (1986)
  • Dragon Power (Dragon Ball: Shenlong no Nazo) (1986)
  • Kinnikuman: Kinniku-sei Ōi Sōdatsusen (1987)
  • Saint Seiya: Ōgon Densetsu (1987)
  • Captain Tsubasa (1988)
  • Saint Seiya: Ōgon Densetsu Kanketsu-hen (1988)
  • Sekiryūō (1989)
  • Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden (1989)
  • Sakigake!! Otokojuku Shippū Ichi Gō Sei (1989)
  • Ankoku Shinwa: Yamato Takeru Densetsu (1989)
  • Tenchi o Kurau (1989)
  • Hokuto no Ken 3: Shin Seiki Sōzō: Seiken Retsuden (1989)
  • Dragon Ball 3: Goku Den (1989)
  • Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker (1990)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Kyōshū! Saiyajin (1990)
  • Magical Taluluto-kun FANTASTIC WORLD!! (1991)
  • Famicom Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin (1991)
  • Rokudenashi Blues (1993)

Here’s the original commercial from the 80s, when the Famicom first came out:

(This was once the height of video game technology everyone.)

Nintendo’s Special Edition Famicom Classic Mini is set be released in early July… but only in Japan. But if you can manage to get your hands on it, it’ll only run you around $73USD.


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