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Super Famicom Classic revealed for Japan, looks fantastic

by Joey Davidson | June 27, 2017June 27, 2017 11:00 am PST

In the Western world, we have the Super NES Classic, a retro machine that harkens back to the classic age of gaming for plenty of us. In Japan? They have the Super Famicom Classic, and it looks awesome.

Nintendo of Japan revealed that the Super Famicom Classic will sell for 7,980 yen on October 5, 2017. It also includes 21 games, counting the previously unreleased Star Fox 2. Here’s the roster, complete with release dates and publishers. The entries in bold are the ones not included on the Super NES Classic.

  1. Super Mario World – November 21, 1990, Nintendo
  2. F-ZERO – November 21, 1990, Nintendo
  3. The Legend of the Mystical Ninja – July 19, 1991, KONAMI
  4. Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts® – October 4, 1991, Capcom
  5. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past – November 21, 1991, Nintendo
  6. Super Soccer – December 13, 1991, Human Entertainment
  7. Contra III: The Alien Wars – February 28, 1992, KONAMI
  8. Super Mario Kart – August 27, 1992, Nintendo
  9. Star Fox – February 21, 1993, Nintendo
  10. Secret of Mana – August 6, 1993, Square
  11. Mega Man X – December 17, 1993, Capcom
  12. Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem – January 21, 1994, Nintendo
  13. Super Metroid – March 19, 1994, Nintendo
  14. Final Fantasy VI – April 2, 1994, Square
  15. Super Street Fighter II – June 25, 1994, Capcom
  16. Donkey Kong Country – November 26, 1994, Nintendo
  17. Yoshi’s Island – August 5, 1995, Nintendo
  18. Panel de Pon – October 27, 1995, Nintendo
  19. Super Mario RPG – March 9, 1996, Nintendo
  20. Kirby Super Star – March 21, 1996, Nintendo
  21. Star Fox 2 – Unreleased, Nintendo

In Japan, the AC adapter isn’t actually included with the console. Keep that in mind if you’re importing the system, though any USB-AC adapter will work for the device.

I love the boxart on this thing, don’t you?

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Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...

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