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Nintendo's $80 SNES Classic Packs Shocking Game Lineup

Start lining up outside your local game store now. Nintendo announced its Super NES Classic Edition, which will release on September 29 for $79.99. Oh, and the game selection is bananas.

The system has 21 games on board, a monster lineup that includes the never released Star Fox 2 as well as hit after hit like Earthbound, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, and Final Fantasy III.  Here's the full list:

•    Contra III: The Alien Wars™
•    Donkey Kong Country
•    EarthBound
•    Final Fantasy III
•    F-ZERO
•    Kirby Super Star
•    Kirby’s Dream Course
•    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
•    Mega Man® X
•    Secret of Mana
•    Star Fox
•    Star Fox 2
•    Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
•    Super Castlevania IV
•    Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts®
•    Super Mario Kart
•    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
•    Super Mario World
•    Super Metroid

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It comes with an HDMI cable, USB charging cable, and two wired SNES classic controllers for multiplayer games like Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting and Super Mario Kart.

If you'll excuse me, I'm going to go pitch a tent outside of a Best Buy now.

Andrew E. Freedman

Andrew E. Freedman is an editor at Tom's Hardware focusing on laptops, desktops and gaming as well as keeping up with the latest news. He holds a M.S. in Journalism (Digital Media) from Columbia University. A lover of all things gaming and tech, his previous work has shown up in Kotaku, PCMag, Complex, Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag among others.