The pair of gaming consoles were hard to find after their initial run, but it looks like we're getting a second chance.
The arrival date? According to CNET, June 29.
According to their sources, GameStop, ThinkGeek, and Best Buy will be getting the main shipments, but GameStop will only have 10 units per store.
NESClassic Edition will return to stores on June 29! This system and the #SNESClassic Edition system are expected to be available through the end of the year. https://t.co/LclbG5m4ta
In case you've forgotten, here are the game listings:
The NES Mini includes a single controller, and these 30 titles for $60:
- Balloon Fight
- Bubble Bobble
- Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
- Donkey Kong
- Donkey Kong Jr.
- Double Dragon II: The Revenge
- Dr. Mario
- Final Fantasy
- Ghosts'n Goblins
- Ice Climber
- Kid Icarus
- Kirby's Adventure
- The Legend of Zelda
- Mario Bros.
- Mega Man 2
- Ninja Gaiden
- Punch-Out! Featuring Mr. Dream
- Super C
- Super Mario Bros.
- Super Mario Bros. 2
- Super Mario Bros. 3
- Tecmo Bowl
- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
The SNES Mini includes 2 controllers and these 21 titles for $80:
- Contra III: The Alien Wars
- Donkey Kong Country
- Final Fantasy III (known as Final Fantasy VI in Japan and by many fans)
- Kirby Super Star
- Kirby's Dream Course
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Mega Man X
- Secret of Mana
- Star Fox
- Star Fox 2 (a never-before-released SNES game)
- Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
- Super Castlevania IV
- Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
- Super Mario Kart
- Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
- Super Mario World
- Super Metroid
- Super Punch-Out!!
- Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
And though they probably don't want you to know this - the SNES can be hacked fairly easily to add other games, if you look in the right place to do it. The hard drive is big enough to add games utilizing the HDMI port.
Get it while you can!