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Nintendo has finally confirmed the SNES mini.
SNES mini – officially titled the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System – will launch in the UK on 29th September.
The console will again launch with 21 games pre-loaded onto the system – including the never-released Starfox 2. Classics such as Super Mario World, Donkey Kong Country, F-Zero and Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past are also included.
Two controllers will be included in the box, but you’ll need an AC adaptor to use its USB plug.
For Star Fox 2, never released before anywhere, you’ll need to complete the first level of the original Star Fox to unlock the game.
The full list of games included with the SNES mini in Europe lies below:
Contra III: The Alien Wars
Donkey Kong Country
Final Fantasy III
Sega is bringing some of its best retro games to your smartphone. Today the company announced a new service called Sega Forever, which is essentially a lineup of classic games from the company that will be available on both iOS and Android. Each game will be available for free — or you can pay $1.99 to turn off ads — and will include modern features like cloud saves, Bluetooth controller support, and online leaderboards.
At launch, five Sega Genesis games will be available, including the original Sonic the Hedgehog (which was already previously available on mobile), Comix Zone, Altered Beast, Kid Chameleon, and Phantasy Star II. “As the Sega Forever collection expands through months and years,” the company explains, “it will include both official emulations and ported games that pan all Sega console eras, each adapted specifically for mobile devices …