Tag Archives: Super Nintendo

SNES Mini Coming To Australia

This post is a bit moot seeing as how every man and his dog knows about this but here it is anyways. Nintendo are following up the mega successful release off the NES Mini with the news that now a SNES Mini is being released in September. It will retail for $119.95 and it’ll ship with the following games:

 

  • Contra 3: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy 3
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox (originally released as Starwing in Australia)
  • Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania 4
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Yoshi’s Island

STAR FOX 2!! WTF??!!

And if you haven’t seen what it looks like, here’s a pic of the awesomeness that is the SNES Mini…

However as of writing this, both EB Games and JB Hi Fi have announced that their stock has sold out preventing more pre-orders from being taken. But have faith that there’ll be a second batch announced soon so keep it locked to the Japandaman Twitter feed to hear when it happens!

 

A Look At the SNES Themed 3DS XL For Japan

Now here’s some tech from nintendo that’s just dead sexy. It’s a Super Famicom (SNES) themed Nintendo 3DS XL that’s going to be released in Japan. Here’s a look at the handheld console packaging:

And now a look at the actual tech itself:

So beautiful, right?

It only gets better once you open the handheld:

Here’s a look at the opened unit from the outside:

And here’s the handheld compared with an actual Super Famicom:

Ok, I know I want one…who’s with me?

Super Famicom 3DS *drool*

And now for something that will bring drool, a smile and maybe even something else to the face of a lot of gamers, straight from Japan. Releasing in mid April for the Japanese market will be this absolutely sublime looking 3DS XL themed to look like a Super Nintendo, or Super Famicom as it was known in Japan.

superfamicom 3ds

How good does this look? If you want to get your mitts on it, be prepared to shell out ¥21,600 and you also get a 4GB memory card with it. Now the important question, how can you get one? Head to Nintendo’s website via this handy link. No news as yet whether it will come to West 🙁 But let’s have one more look at that sexy 3DS XL…

superfamicom 3ds_1

Awesome commemorative statue for Mega Man

Continuing with the celebrations for Mega Man’s anniversary this year, an amazing new statue has been marked for release celebrating the release of Mega Man X on the Super Nintendo 20 years ago. The statue will be featuring both Mega Man X and Mega Man in heroic poses measuring in at 10 inches tall.

mega man statue

Not leaving Mega Man out of it who first showed up on the SNES back on December 17 1993. Other features about the statue like the numbering plate and other tweaks will be finalised in a few weeks before its release.