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October 27, 2017 7:42 PM Preordering is broken, and here's how to fix the system

Let's replace the mad rush to click-and-buy hot tech products like the iPhone X with a fair, transparent lottery. If you're not happy with how the iPhone X preorder launch went, you're not alone. Twitter, Reddit and other social media forums were full of complaints from the moment Apple's preorders opened (or, for some people, failed to open) on Oct. 27. Websites 148

October 19, 2017 5:35 AM Super Nintendo Classic Mini review: A nice trip down memory lane

The device will appeal to retro gamers who manage to get their hands on one Remember all the hype about Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini? If the compact retro throwback didn’t satisfy your desire for all things retro, maybe the SNES Classic Mini will. Like its NES sibling, the updated version of the iconic console has the same style as its 1990s inspiration 110

October 11, 2017 6:20 AM Can't find a SNES Classic in Australia? If you're quick, you can snag one tomorrow

Previously known as Catch of the Day, the Australian retail website Catch will be celebrating its 11th birthday by hosting a 24-hour sale tomorrow (October 12) that will see a number of discounted and hard-to-acquire items on offer. The most sought-after item on that list? Why, that would be the SNES Classic Mini, which is currently sold out pretty much everywhere 46

October 1, 2017 12:39 PM SNES Classic Edition – First Impressions

As a child of the 90s, growing up and playing with my (now yellow) Super Nintendo after school is one of my earliest and fondest memories. Countless hours were spent trying to figure out how to beat Zombies Ate My Neighbors with my friends Anthony and Peter, explore every nook and cranny in Super Mario World, and never once getting past the second level 182

September 30, 2017 4:15 PM Review: Nintendo Classic Mini SNES Is a Fun-Sized Reboot

The Wii U was a sales disaster, its Toy Town tablet controller failing to entice developers or consumers -- but now the Switch is killing it with a much better implementation of the same concept. This boom and bust model goes back further, though -- it began with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The SNES got off to a slow start against the scorchingly 93

September 27, 2017 3:08 PM SNES Classic review: It’s adorable, but it may not have the games you’re looking for

Nintendo nostalgia kicks into high gear this week, as the video game company preps for the Friday launch of the SNES Classic, a limited-release mini-version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System first released in the United States in 1991. Nintendo has already faced a preorder supply debacle, prompting a promise that the company would make sure there 68

August 27, 2017 6:30 PM Walmart’s SNES Classic Pre-Order Listing Is Tricky To Search For, Here’s Why

In case you haven’t yet realized, Nintendo SNES Classic pre-orders are well under way. However, retailers have been opting for rather sneaky methods to trickle projected inventory into the hands of customers, instead of past (and well proven) methods. Take Walmart, for example. After throwing a wet blanket on eager retro gamers last month when it said that its SNES Classic 53

August 23, 2017 12:59 AM Nintendo's SNES Classic preorders were a shitshow

Commentary: Thought you'd preorder an SNES Classic online? Think again. I sure hope you weren't hoping to preorder the Super NES Classic Edition, the pint-sized $80 (£80, roughly AU$105) remake of one of Nintendo's most beloved game consoles. Because Nintendo doesn't seem to want your money. How else would you explain what loyal Nintendo fans went through 53

August 22, 2017 2:00 PM SNES Classic Preview Roundup: A Nostalgia Blast With New Tricks

While we already knew that the SNES Classic's game selection was phenomenal, the big news here is that Nintendo appears to have hit a home run in emulation and hardware build quality. The inherent downsides, critics say, are that it's just as likely to instantly sell out, as last year's NES Classic was, and that memories of 16-bit graphics don't stack 42

August 1, 2017 6:07 PM You can finally buy Nintendo's new $80 mini Super Nintendo later this month

Ever since Nintendo announced the SNES Classic Edition, fans have been frantically looking for a chance to reserve one. It's easy to understand why: The SNES Classic Edition is a miniaturized version of the original console that works with modern televisions, yet it costs just $80 and comes with 21 games packed in. Better yet: One of those games is the never-before-released 19