It took Nintendo a few years to figure it out: all they have to do to sell the NES and SNES Classic throwback consoles is paint them . That's it. Since their announcement, the retro toys are in great demand. Fans have been waiting in line for them, tracking online inventory trackers and overpaying on eBay or in GameStop packages ̵
Nintendo does a good job two years later: Theand consoles are no longer rare. If you want one, you can get one – and if you have one, you may want to pick up a few accessories to make it even better .
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Longer Control Cables
The NES Classic is a lot of fun, but it was delivered with a fatal flaw: the control cable was only 3 feet long. Sitting 4 feet from your TV screen is an option – but it's probably a better idea to just buy a cable extender. Luckily they are cheap: Amazon sells them in packs of two for about $ 10. Even better? The cables are compatible with both the NES and SNES classics.
Longer NES Classic Cables Received
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8Bitdo SN30 and N30 2.4G Wireless Controller
OK, maybe Nintendo's remover consoles have a other major flaw – the lack of a home button. On the share consoles, the only way to get back to the system menu is to manage stored files, change video settings, or switch to a new game by getting up off the couch, running the console, and pressing the reset button. This exercise is getting old very fast.
Want to fix it and Bypass the problem of short controller cables? Take a look at the 8Bitdo SN30 and N30 2.4G Wireless Controllers. You can enjoy wireless retro gaming from the comfort of your couch with these special NES and SNES Classic Gamepads. They make sure that you never have to get up again. Pressing on the SN30 will take you directly to the main menu. It's even easier with the N30: There's a home button on the controller's face.
Sure, the cable could be a little less "authentic" of a retro experience, but it's worth it for the luxury.
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8Bitdo Retro Receiver
If you already have enough wireless gamepads lying around, look at 8Bitdo's Retro Receiver – it lets you sync almost any Bluetooth gamepad to the NES or Super NES Classic Edition, including the PlayStation 4 Controller, PS3 Gamepad, Nintendo Wii Remote, and Wii U Pro Controller, as well as 8Bitdo's own SN30 Pro Bluetooth Gamepad.
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8Bitdo SN30 Pro Controller
If you pick up a retro receiver, consider the company's SN30 Pro controllers as well. Not only is this a great SNES-style retro-game gamepad, it's also compatible with Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, and PC games.
It's more than just a thumping SNES controller – this gamepad has the right shoulder and trigger buttons L1, L2, R1 and R3, full gyro control and separate home and screenshot switches that are perfect work on the Nintendo Switch. Oh, and those thumbsticks? They feel just like the ones on your PS4 controller. If you have a lot of playground equipment, this might be the best option for you.
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Get a Carrying Bag
Nintendo's Classic consoles are not only enchantingly small – they are fully portable. Picking one up and bringing it to a friend is easy: pick it up, put it in a bag and go. If you want to keep your retro games stylish, you have options.
PDP's SNES Classic Deluxe Carrying Case is the best option if you want to channel the 90s. This hard plastic case not only rocks the same purple and gray scheme as the original console, but also includes a window for displaying artwork from six classic Super Nintendo games.
Too bright? Instead, look at the Amazon Basic Carrying Case.
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Make a portable game console. Somehow.
Want to do something expensive, totally unpractical and totally awesome with your NES and SNES Classic? Do you have a few hundred dollars to burn? OK then.
Let it be fully wearable.
Converting your Nintendo Classic into a makeshift portable gaming rig is ridiculously easy – all you need is a small, battery-powered HDMI monitor and an external battery for the console. Connect both and that was & # 39; s. They are done. Unfortunately, the parts have a median price – over $ 150 for the monitor and at least $ 80 for the battery.
But if you really want the ultimate Nintendo Classic console, the option is there.
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