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NES Classic

Started by Melbosa, April 13, 2017, 01:14:15 PM

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Well while I'm surprised how well this did with Retro Pis so popular, I'm even more surprised on how limited the release of the NES Classic is going to be:

One of the guys in my office got one, and I've tried it out.  Takes you back to your childhood of Console Gaming if anyone here owned one (and I know some of you did).

Again though not all is lost if you are looking for that retro gaming feel with Retro Pi pretty affordable.
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WELP I hope they don't wonder why emulators continue to exist.
By Grabthar's Hammer


Well the NES classic IS just an emulator.. Even accepts other roms with w lite mod

There are some nice retro controlers for the PI and a number of 3d printed cases

Mr. Analog

The thing is Nintendo is a angry spiteful beast that lashes out frequently and unexpectedly. They make us re-buy the same ROMs / emulators on every iteration of their eShop (because locking software to hardware is a thing that makes them money)

The great irony is if they had sold this as just a box that played ROMs and then sold us the ROMs either through download or SD cards it would have been monumental, but no, back to playing whack-a-mole with ROM sites and game hackers
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