Is a mini SNES coming for Holiday 2017?

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That's according to Eurogamer, which has word from a source close to Nintendo that a miniature version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System is planned for release this Christmas.

Moreover, Nintendo of America didn't confirm whether this announcement intended the termination of the NES Classic or Famicom Mini worldwide.

The SNES mini is expected to similar to the NES Classic with plug-and-play and pre-loaded games, according to Eurogamer. It was a huge seller at Christmas time, and Nintendo was never able to match the fierce demand.

The SNES mini or also known as Super Nintendo Entertainment System was first released in 1990 as a 16-bit home video game console. Don't console - excuse the pun - us with a handful of games, think about adding features like Wi-Fi, more storage options, and access to a retro storefront with quality content? Some fans believe that this could be the reason why the NES Classic was taken away. Rumors claim that the company may have stopped the production to force gamers to turn to the Hybrid Switch Console, Extreme Tech reported.

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But a new development within Nintendo has possibly answered our question as to WHY the company chose to end its production in the first place - and it's pretty exciting. The plan was always to move on to SNES Mini the next holiday season.

The palm-sized NES console, retailing for $59.99 list price, features the classic Nintendo NES controller many geeks have grown up with.

Top picks for the line-up would surely include Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, perhaps Super Mario All Stars, Starfox, Donkey Kong Country, Street Fighter II, Zelda: A Link to the Past, F-Zero, Chrono Trigger, Pilotwings, Secret of Mana, NBA Jam, Super Metroid, Super Mario RPG and Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts. If the NES Classic restocking is really happening than there is hope again that more NES Classic inventory is coming in April.

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