It has been a while in coming but it is almost here, Nintendo’s latest miniaturised nostalgia machine is upon us. I’ve been privileged enough to spend time playing around with the new Nintendo Classic SNES Mini the last few weeks, testing out all of it’s 21 pre-loaded games and exploring all of the features of the little console. The release of the console has been plagued by controversies surrounding the stock being lacking, much alike the NES Mini before it. But, after an extensive play time, is the SNES Mini worth it (after my overwhelmingly positive initial impressions?
Following on from the success of the Nintendo Classic NES Mini, rumours began to circulate about the possibility of a successor. So when the announcement of the Nintendo Classic SNES Mini came out, the public began frothing at the mouth, especially as the successor was billed to have the previously unreleased StarFox 2 playable for the first time. We were very lucky to receive a SNES Mini to review, so what are my initial thoughts on it?