Tuesday Update:FCC ID Filings Indicate SNES Controller For Nintendo Switch, Plus More News!

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As originally discovered by Link83, SNES games are even closer to coming to Nintendo Switch Online as new FCC ID filings by Nintendo (here and here) indicate that a SNES controller will be coming to Nintendo Switch. Continue reading


Play NES Games On Super Famicom

Columbus Circle are releasing an Extension Converter for NES in mid-April priced at ¥3,218 ($29) that allows you to play overseas NES games on a Super Famicom. Players that own a 16bit Pocket HDMI console (pictured below) can then use a HDMI lead to play NES games in high definition on their TV. An AV lead is supplied to use with a traditional Super Famicom console. More pictures added below…

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SNES Games Found In Nintendo Switch Online 

Twitter user Kapu has datamined the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app and found 22 SNES games hidden in the data. The full list added below the bump (obviously with spoilers). Via GameXplain.

  • Super Mario Kart

  • Super Soccer

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past

  • Demon’s Crest

  • Yoshi’s Island

  • Stunt Race FX

  • Kirby’s Dream Course

  • Pop’n Twinbee

  • Star Fox

  • Contra 3

  • Kirby Super Star

  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts

  • Kirby’s Dream Land 3

  • Super Metroid

  • Super Mario World

  • Pilotwings

  • F-ZERO

  • Star Fox 2

  • Super Punch-Out!!

  • The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

  • Super Mario All-Stars

  • Breath of Fire 2

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Super Gachapon World Coming To Switch 

Bandai Namco Entertainment will publish the Super Famicom game Super Gachapon World: SD Gundam X on the Nintendo Switch eShop in Japan this week (06 December) priced at ¥916. This was the game initially available with early purchases of SD Gundam G Generation Genesis for Nintendo Switch. Thanks to naruki.

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Play Game Boy Games On Super Famicom 

Columbus Circle are releasing an Extension Convertor for GB in mid-January that allows players to play Game Boy or Game Boy Color games in their Super Famicom console (like a Super Game Boy). No price has been revealed. More images added below…

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Classic Consoles Sell 10m

Nintendo have announced that the Nintendo Classic Mini: Family Computer and Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom system have collectively sold 3.69 million units worldwide by 30 September 2018.

Edit: President Shuntaro Furukawa has since said that the total number is 10 million worldwide!

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Nintendo Classic Mini Advert 

Full page magazine advert for the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer and Nintendo Classic Mini Super Famicom, taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine at the link below and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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Ninja Warriors Coming to Switch 

Taito are working on The Ninja Warriors AGAIN for Nintendo Switch, which is a remake of the Super Famicom game of the same name, which itself was a remake of the arcade original, which was also later ported to PC Engine, Mega CD and home computers. The Switch game is due for release in 2019 with the Tengo Project strongly rumoured to be the development team. More news as we have it! Videos for the Arcade Archives and Super Famicom versions added below…

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Dated

Bandai Namco Entertainment will release Dragon Ball FighterZ for Nintendo Switch on 27 September 2018 priced at ¥7,344. The Switch version will not include all the previous DLC but includes a download code for the Super Famicom game Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden.

Other early purchase benefits include the playable characters Goku and Vegeta (SSGSS) and a Super Rare card for the arcade game Super Dragon Ball Heroes. The Switch version also adds “Extreme Type” so players can unleash special moves with ease. Switch trailer added below…

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Two More Super Famicom Reissues 

Tommo have announced two more licensed Super Famicom reissues for Japan with Shodai Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun releasing on 28 June 2018 and Return of Double Dragon (Super Double Dragon) releasing on 12 July 2018 with both titles priced at ¥6,458 each.

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’Switch-like’ SFC Console Set For Release

Columbus Circle have announced that their 16bit Pocket HDMI console will release on 20 April priced at ¥17,064 ($158). The system imitates the Nintendo Switch in that it allows players to play Super Famicom cartridges in TV, Tabletop or Handheld modes. The system comes with a 7" screen, two controllers, AC Adapter, HDMI lead, and can also play SNES cartridges (PAL and NTSC regions).

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