One of the hottest tech gifts of 2016 may be a throwback to 1985.
Earlier this year, the company announced plans to launch a tiny-sized NES Classic Edition — a system so petite it can fit in the palm of your hand. The news pulled at the heartstrings of everyone who grew up in the ’80s, evoking memories of sitting on the carpet of your childhood home and defeating King Bowser in the final level of Mario Bros.
More than three decades later, Nintendo (NTDOF) has stuffed 30 of its classic games — from all the Mario Bros. franchises to Legends of Zelda, Pac-Man and Castlevania — into one mini console (5 inches x 4 inches x 1.6 inches). The system, due out November 11, serves them up in a Netflix-style menu that makes it easy for scrolling. You won’t find a single physical game cartridge included.
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