Japanese players and manga aficionados and each mixture thereof will get a deal with this summer time with the discharge of a NES Classic Edition loaded with video games from the pages of Weekly Leap. The beloved manga magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary and this solid gold Famicom is a part of the festivities.
There’s mainly no probability this Leap-themed NES will get a launch within the US — first as a result of hardly any Individuals could have learn any of those manga (with a pair exceptions) and second as a result of even fewer could have performed the Famicom video games related to them.
That mentioned, this nurtures the hope inside me that we’ll in some unspecified time in the future see different themed NES Classics; the unique has, after all, a implausible assortment — however there are dozens extra video games I might have cherished to see on there.
You possibly can hack the factor fairly simply and put half the complete NES library on it, however Nintendo’s official variations could have been examined and even perhaps tweaked to ensure they run completely (although admittedly emulation issues aren’t frequent for NES video games).
Extra importantly it’s attainable these hypothetical themed consoles might include new equipment that I desperately want, like a NES Benefit, Zapper (undecided how it could work), or NES Max. Maybe even a Energy Glove?
Within the meantime, not less than when you missed the prospect to purchase one the primary time round, you’ll be able to seize one come the top of June.