I can’t believe the Universe heard me!
Every time my kids and I enter gaming stores at the mall I always take time to look at the shelves and inquire if they have Super Mario 3 in stock in any format. The answer is always no and my kids ask why am I looking for that game?
I tell them Super Mario 3 is the best game ever. Jeroen and I used to play it all the time.
I bought my first Super NES console in New York back in the ’90s. I was in college and I even called my dad (long distance) just to ask if I could spend $139 on Nintendo. He said yes right away.
It looked like this:
Twenty years later, I am still missing the game. Last month I thought, I can’t be the only person in the world who still wants to play Super Mario 3. It was just a matter of time and Nintendo would be catering to its old school customers and re-release the game.
True enough, Amazon has announced the release of Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition in November 2016.
The Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition will have the original look and feel, only smaller, sleeker. Instead of individual game cartridges, the console will have pre-installed games.
Here’s the complete list of games:
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
Donkey Kong Jr.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Mega Man 2
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros. 3
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
The box will include a standard HDMI cable, one old-school NES Classic Controller, and an AC adapter. Additional NES Classic Controllers will be sold separately.
It will retail for $59.99 in time for Christmas!
Thank You Lord/Universe/Nintendo!! Eye can’t wait!!