Columbus Best Buy stores receiving additional NES Classic Edition consoles

(Nintendo of America)
(Nintendo of America)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Still looking for one of the most popular items of the holiday season? Columbus area Best Buy stores are expected to receive additional NES Classic Edition consoles today.

Best Buy says limited quantities will be available in stores on December 20. The company says they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nintendo released the throwback version in November for $60. The initial supply sold out almost immediately. If you really want one and can’t find it in stores, sellers on Ebay are selling theirs at a premium.

The system comes pre-loaded with 30 games such as Super Marion Bros. 3, Mega Man 2 and Castlevania.

The original NES was released in Japan in 1983 and remained in production until it was discontinued in 1995.

Full list of games:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong JR.
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge
  • Mario
  • Excitebike
  • Final Fantasy
  • Galaga
  • Ghosts ‘n Goblins
  • Gradius
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Mario Bros.
  • Mega Man 2
  • Metroid
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Pac-Man
  • Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  • StarTropics
  • Super C
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Tecmo Bowl
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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