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Play the original Final Fantasy on Nintendo’s Classic Mini NES By Tony Garsow on July 14, 2016 at 5:04 PM

Nintendo has announced a new console inspired by their first: the Nintendo Entertainment System. Specifically branded under “Nintendo Classic Mini”, this small replica will come pre-loaded with thirty classic NES games including Square’s Final Fantasy — which launched in North America 26 years ago this past Tuesday.

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Out on November 11th 2016, the $59.99 asking price comes with an HDMI cable, an AC/USB adapter for power, and one controller. Additional controllers (the console supports up to 2) will be sold separately at $9.99 each. Thirty games will come included.

Via Nintendo’s press release:

“We wanted to give fans of all ages the opportunity to revisit Nintendo’s original system and rediscover why they fell in love with Nintendo in the first place,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition is ideal for anyone who remembers playing the NES, or who wants to pass on those nostalgic memories to the next generation of gamers.”

The full ist of included games is as follows:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Dr. Mario
  • Excitebike
  • Final Fantasy
  • Galaga
  • Ghosts N’ Goblins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • Mario Bros.
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • StarTropics
  • Super C
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

When was the last time you played the original Final Fantasy — or have you played it at all? Will you check it out on the NES Classic Mini? Leave us your thoughts in a comment below!

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