The NES Classic Edition is a mini-console that emulates the Nintendo Entertainment System. It features 30 different notable NES games The system simply gets plugged and play can start. In April 2017, Nintendo announced that it would discontinue the NES Classic Edition around the world. The system was succeeded by the SNES Classic Edition in September 2017. Around the same time, Nintendo announced that the device would return to stores starting on June 29, 2018.


The system includes one NES Classic Controller, a HDMI cable and an AC adapter. The controller ports are identical to ones in the Wii Remote so the various iterations of the Classic Controller are supported. Each game supports save states. The NES Classic Edition also supports various visual options including a pixel perfect option that displays each pixel as a square, a CRT mode and a 4:3 option


Here's the list of games for the same region:

Names Original year of release Publisher(s)
Balloon Fight 1985 Nintendo
Castlevania 1986 Konami
Donkey Kong 1986 Nintendo
Double Dragon II: The Revenge 1989 Arc System Works
Dr. Mario 1990 Nintendo
Excitebike 1984 Nintendo
Galaga 1988 Bandai Namco
Ghosts 'n Goblins 1986 Capcom
Gradius 1986 Konami
Ice Climber 1985 Nintendo
Kirby's Adventure 1993 Nintendo
Mario Bros. 1983 Nintendo
Mega Man 2 1989 Capcom
Metroid 1986 Nintendo
Ninja Gaiden 1988 Koei Tecmo
Pac-Man 1984 Bandai Namco
Super C 1990 Konami
Super Mario Bros. 1985 Nintendo
Super Mario Bros. 2 1988 Nintendo
Super Mario Bros. 3 1988 Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda 1986 Nintendo
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 1987 Nintendo

These are the games are only in North American and PAL:

Name Original year of release Publisher
Bubble Bobble 1988 Square Enix
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 1987 Konami
Donkey Kong Jr. 1982 Nintendo
Final Fantasy 1987 Square Enix
Kid Icarus 1986 Nintendo
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream 1987 Nintendo
StarTropics 1990 Nintendo
Tecmo Bowl 1989 Koei Tecmo

The Famicom Mini for Japan had a few different games like these:

Name Original year of release Publisher
Atlantis no Nazo 1986 Sunsoft
Downtown Nekketsu Kōshinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundōkai 1990 Arc System Works
Final Fantasy III 1990 Square Enix
Mario Open Golf 1991 Nintendo
Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari 1989 Arc System Works
Solomon's Key 1989 Koei Tecmo
Tsuppari Ōzumō 1987 Koei Tecmo
Yie Ar Kung-Fu 1985 Konami

Jump version

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In June 2018, there was a special edition of the Famicom Classic Mini where all the games were replaced by games related to Shonen Jump.

Names Original year of release Publisher(s)
Ankoku Shinwa: Yamato Takeru Densetsu 1988 Shueisha
Captain Tsubasa 1988 Koei Tecmo
Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker 1990 Koei Tecmo
Tenchi o Kurau 1989 Capcom
Dragon Ball 3: Gokūden 1989 Bandai Namco
Dragon Ball Z: Kyōshū! Saiyajin 1990 Bandai Namco
Dragon Ball: Shenron no Nazo 1986 Bandai Namco
Dragon Quest 1986 Square Enix
Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden 1989 Bandai Namco
Famicom Jump II: Saikyou no Shichinin 1991 Bandai Namco
Hokuto no Ken 1986 Shueisha
Hokuto no Ken 3: Shin Seiki Sōzō: Seiken Retsuden 1989 Shueisha
Kinnikuman: Kinnikusei Oui Soudatsusen 1987 Bandai Namco
Magical Taruruuto-kun: Fantastic World!! 1991 Bandai Namco
Rokudenashi Blues 1993 Bandai Namco
Saint Seiya: Ōgon Densetsu 1987 Bandai Namco
Saint Seiya: Ōgon Densetsu Kanketsu-Hen 1988 Bandai Namco
Sakigake!! Otokojuku Shippuu Ichi Gou Sei 1989 Bandai Namco
Sekiryūō 1989 Sunsoft
Kinnikuman: Massuru Taggu Matchi 1985 Bandai Namco