Ye olde thread.
And if you're just joining us, this is where we collectively discuss those little plug 'n play consoles that come with a collection of games that hook straight up to your telly-vee, no fuss, no muss.
Incidentally, this isn't really for stuff like fourth-party clone consoles like Retron 5 and whatnot -- that better fits this lovely thread here
. And I don't think we can even start talking about flaky pastry dishes using berries from the Rubus genus.
So, what've we got here? We've got...
The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition
-- available now! I don't mean it's just been released, I mean you can actually go into a store and potentially buy one now!
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition
, featuring the never-before-released Star Fox 2, as well as the original Star Fox and Yoshi's Island, two Super FX Chip-based Super NES games that were never released on Virtual Console.
More recently, there's:
The NEOGEO Mini
, which, while providing its own screen, can plug into a television, so it totally counts.
It contains the following 40 titles (in all caps, because that's now SNK NEOGEO rolls):
1.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '94
2.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '95
3.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '96
4.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '97
5.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98
6.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '99
7.THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2000
8.THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2001
9.THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2002
10.THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2003
11.SAMURAI SHODOWN II
12.SAMURAI SHODOWN IV
13.SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL
14.FATAL FURY SPECIAL
15.REAL BOUT FATAL FURY
16.REAL BOUT FATAL FURY 2
17.GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES
18.WORLD HEROES PERFECT
20.ART OF FIGHTING
21.THE LAST BLADE
22.THE LAST BLADE 2
24.AGGRESSORS OF DARK KOMBAT
25.KING OF THE MONSTERS 2
27.SHOCK TROOPERS 2ND SQUAD
28.TOP HUNTER RODDY & CATHY
32.METAL SLUG 2
33.METAL SLUG 3
35.ALPHA MISSION II
36.TWINKLE STAR SPRITES
38.TOP PLAYER'S GOLF
Not to be outdone, SEGA has had numerous plug 'n play consoles over the years, all from the folks at AtGames
(who've also made these for everything from Atari to Coleco
, though they've slimmed their offerings in recent), the latest of which being:
The AtGames 2017 SEGA Genesis Flashback
AtGames is known for making a lot of these plug 'n play consoles, among them the SEGA Genesis, the results not always being... great.
While their latest has improved somewhat...
...word has it that SEGA's announced Mega Drive Mini, now confirmed for U.S. and European release, has been delayed until 2019. What's more, they say they're letting a Japanese developer handle the software, which means that SEGA may have told AtGames...
Finally, the big news that's pushed us to a new thread:
Sony has announced
the PlayStation Classic, arriving December 3rd for $99.99 USD (MSRP) / $129.99 CAN (MSRP).
It will include two non-DualShock controllers, a USB power cord (minus AC adapter), and 20 games, including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3, Wild Arms...
And many more!
HERE COMES A NEW CHALLENGER!
Mini console news:
The Christmas Edition of the Neo Geo mini you've all asked for is coming:
Go forth and be merry!
There, now you're all caught up.