snakebyte Announces New Range of Accessories for Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition System

New Accessory Lines Expected to Ship Beginning Spring 2017

San Diego, CA – January 3, 2017 – snakebyte group, leading innovators of consumer electronics hardware, announced today a new range of products and accessories compatible with the forthcoming Nintendo Switchhome gaming system. In addition, the Company also announced a new line of accessories compatible with the popular NES Classic Edition system. Both ranges are expected to begin shipping in Spring 2017. read more

Retro Meets Modern with the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition

System Features Three HD Display Modes and Easy-to-Use Suspend Points for Saving

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition console, anticipated to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season, launches on Nov. 11 at a suggested retail price of only $59.99. The system includes 30 classic NES games like Super Mario Bros. 3, Metroid and The Legend of Zelda, plus a replica of the original NES controller that can also be used with NES Virtual Console games on the Wii or Wii U systems. And the games look sharper than ever using the included HDMI cable. read more

Relive Past Glories with Nintendo’s Ultimate Retro Gaming Experience

Mini Collector’s Edition NES Includes 30 Classic NES Games

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– If you see a Nintendo Entertainment System on store shelves this holiday shopping season, you haven’t entered a time machine. (Unless everyone around you is wearing acid-washed jeans and neon leg warmers. If that’s the case, you may have unknowingly walked through a rift in the space-time continuum.) The most likely scenario is you are setting eyes on the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, launching in stores on Nov. 11 at a suggested retail price of $59.99. That’s right: The NES is back! But this isn’t the same NES that you fondly remember. This new nostalgia-fueled system is a near-identical, mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console and plugs directly into your high-definition TV using an included HDMI cable. The console comes complete with 30 NES games built in, including beloved classics like Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, PAC-MAN, and Kirby’s Adventure. read more

Super Metroid Celebrates 20 Years Today

It was this date back in 1994 that Nintendo’s Super Metroid first came out in Japan on a 16-bit machine.

Super Metroid, alternatively called Metroid 3, had a profound impact on gamers in the Western hemisphere as it offered a break from the constant and intense gun fight games that were available back then. Instead, Super Metroid offered exploration and, of course, tension. read more