Famicom Mini Console

New Famicom Mini Console

Famicom Mini: Following the release of Nintendo Classic Mini, Nintendo released the Famicom Mini as well.

famicom mini console

Besides the look of miniature Famicom, unsurprisingly it has all the functionality of previously released Nintendo Classic. It plugs into your TV via HDMI, which gives the crispiest of edges to all those 8-bit classics. It comes with 30 built in games, but unlike the western version, the miniature Famicom comes with two controllers. This makes it accurate to the original machine where the controllers sat on sides when not in use.

Another difference between the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer and the NES Classic Edition are the games. Apart from the obvious fact the Famicom games are in Japanese, there are a couple differences in 30 titles available on each machines.

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo. It was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

Famicom Mini Console: Games Included

  • Donkey Kong
  • Pac-Man
  • Excitebike
  • Balloon Fight
  • Ice Climber
  • Galaga
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Atlantis no Nazo
  • Gradius
  • Makai Village (Ghosts n’ Goblins in the US)
  • Solomon’s Key
  • Metroid
  • Castlevania
  • Adventure of Link
  • Bumping Sumo
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Mega Man 2
  • River City Ransom
  • Double Dragon Ⅱ The Revenge
  • Super Tamashito Luo (Super C in the US)
  • Final Fantasy Ⅲ
  • Dr. Mario
  • Downtown Nekketsu March Soreyuke
  • Mario Open Golf
  • Super Mario USA (Super Mario Bros. 2 in the US)
  • Kirby’s Adventure

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The Nintendo Entertainment System is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer on July 15, 1983, and was later released in New York City in 1985, and throughout the U.S as well as in Europe and Australia during 1986 and 1987.
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Nintendo released Special Edition of Famicom Mini

Special Edition? Yep! Nintendo released a gold and red Famicom Mini in Japan that comes preloaded with 20 games that are based on manga. This special edition of the Famicom Mini celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Overseas fans will have to buy through eBay or get someone to ship it to them directly from Japan.

famicom mini special edition

Original Nintendo Famicom Console

Original Famicom was released in Japan on July 15, 1983.

Following a series of arcade game successes in the early 1980s, Nintendo made plans to create a cartridge-based console called the Famicom, which is short for Family Computer. Masayuki Uemura designed the system. Original plans called for an advanced 16-bit system which would function as a full-fledged computer with a keyboard and floppy disk drive, but Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi rejected this and instead decided to go for a cheaper, more conventional cartridge-based game console.

Oddly enough, it was released on the exact same day as Sega SG-1000.

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The Sega Genesis, known as the Mega Drive in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega. The Genesis was Sega’s third console and the successor to the Master System. Sega released the console as the Mega Drive in Japan in 1988, followed by North America as the Genesis in 1989.