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SNES Classic Releases at Midnight, Brags Portability, Updated Design & 21 Games

Last year, the NES Classic console was released to the market, and has been hard to find ever since. This time around Nintendo is releasing an updated version of Super Nintendo, dubbed the SNES Classic Edition. With 21 games to choose from, this should be an instant classic revamped for a newer generation.

Here at XP Smoker we keep you updated with everything you need to know about Super Nintendo, the SNES Mini and the additions and upgrades that have happened. Be sure to check back with us as we will be updating this article with news with an official review.

SNES Classic Mini Release Date

Nintendo has set the release date of the SNES Mini for September 29th. It will be released in most markets for a price point of only $80.

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Some of the first reviews of the SNES Classic are flooding in, praising overall performance, design & game selection.

What Games Are Available On The SNES Classic?

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Earthbound
  • Final Fantasy III (Final Fantasy VI in Japan)
  • F-Zero
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • 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!
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Yoshi’s Island