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It Looks Like A Mini Version Of The SNES Is Coming Our Way

It Looks Like A Mini Version Of The SNES Is Coming Our Way

Oh shit, there's some good news for retro gaming fans.

It looks like Nintendo is re-releasing another retro console after the discontinuation of Mini NES, with a follow-up in the form of a Mini Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or as you probably know it - the SNES.


The Mini NES came pre-loaded with a total of 30 games and I think everyone will be hoping for something similar with this console.

Nintendo might have a problem in deciding will make the cut, however, with such a large selection of classics including Street Fighter II, Super Mario World and Chrono Trigger.

Credit: Nintendo

According to Eurogamer, Nintendo's plans for a new SNES are major reasons why last year's NES mini did not see a reprieve from discontinuation, despite its continued popularity.


The SNES was released in Japan in 1990 and went on to become the best-selling console of the 16-bit era.

Games included Super Mario Kart, Earthbound, Star Fox, Super Metroid and Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.

The console is also renowned for featuring some of the best RPGs of the era, including Secret of Mana and various titles from the Final Fantasy franchise.

Credit: Capcom

Personally, my favourite SNES games were the Street Fighter series, which celebrate their 30th birthday this year - having been released in arcades before the console.

When most of us think of Street Fighter we think of Street Fighter II. It's credited with establishing many of the conventions of the one-on-one fighting genre, and it's a sick game.

And recently, with the release of Nintendo Switch, Ultra Street Fighter II was announced.

According to series producer, Yoshinori Ono, the game will 'kick off' the 30-year anniversary celebrations. It seems that 2017 is going to be a big year for fans of the game.

One of the biggest memes regarding Street Fighter has to be 'Hadouken'. For one brief period back in 2013, it was everywhere...

There was also a fucking brilliant meme about how Guile's theme goes with EVERYTHING.

I sure do hope it's on the new mini console.

Featured Image Credit: WikiCommons

Topics: SNES

James Dawson

James Dawson is a Journalist at LADbible. He has contributed articles to LADbible’s ‘Knowing Me, Knowing EU’ series on the EU referendum, the 'Electoral Dysfunction' series on the 2017 general election, the ‘U OK M8?’ series tackling mental health amongst young men, and for its ‘Climate Change’ initiative in partnership with National Geographic.


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