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Nintendo to release Mini Famicom in Japan

By Jonnah Pante - on 4 Oct 2016, 1:04pm

Nintendo to release Mini Famicom in Japan

After Nintendo's official announcement about the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Mini for United Kingdom and North America, the software company has unveiled the Nintendo Classic Mini: Family Computer that will only be available in Nintendo’s home country – Japan.

As the name suggests, the Mini Famicom is a miniature type of the Famicom – the Japanese version of the NES released in 1983.

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The Nintendo Mini Famicom is pre-loaded with 30 classic 8-bit games. Unlike the NES Mini, Nintendo has equipped the Mini Famicom with two controllers hardwired to the main console. The Mini Famcom can be plugged to a television through HDMI.

Here’s the full list of the Nintendo Mini Famicom retro games:

  • Donkey Kong
  • Pac-Man
  • Excitebike
  • Balloon Fight
  • Ice Climber
  • Galaga
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Atlantis no Nazo
  • Gradius
  • Makai Village
  • Solomon's Key
  • Metroid
  • Castlevania
  • Adventures of Link
  • Bumping Sumo
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Mega Man 2
  • River City Ransom
  • Double Dragon Ⅱ The Revenge
  • Super Tamashito Luo
  • Final Fantasy Ⅲ
  • Dr. Mario
  • Downtown Nekketsu March Soreyuke
  • Mario Open Golf
  • Super Mario USA (Super Mario Bros. 2 in the US)
  • Kirby's Adventure

The Mini Famicom will go on sale on November 10 for a retail price of ¥ 5,980 (or about PhP 2,800), plus an additional ¥ 1,000 for an AC adaptor.

Source: Nintendo, ArsTechnica UK