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Three retro consoles to play classics like Donkey Kong and Final Fantasy

Retrogaming encourages people to have the opportunity to relive those video games or consoles from their childhood

Over time, the technology that is integrated into the industry of video game requires that the consoles are constantly renewed and, along with them, some of the video games that were part of the childhoods of the players. Since they were discontinued, some of them like Atari, NES or even the PlayStation they were only present in memories.

However, in recent years the concept of retrogaminga trend that uses people’s nostalgia to encourage them to relive their childhood through consoles and old video games that were adapted to be compatible with the technology current.

That is why many of them, some that even came out in the 80’s, have returned in new versions with classic games included.

NES ClassicMini

In its original version, released between 1985 and 1987, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) It was the first console Nintendo which used classic cartridge technology to store and distribute its games.

NES Classic Mini (Esquire)
NES Classic Mini (Esquire)

The new version, called NES ClassicMini It is much smaller in size than its original edition and has ports mini USB Y HDMI for compatibility with screens from the actuality.

It does not have a slot to insert the cartridgesbut it has 30 preinstalled games such as: Balloon Fight, Bubble Bobble, Castlevania, Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr.Double Dragon II: The Revenge, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3, Tecmo Bowl, The Legend of ZeldaZelda II: The Adventure of Link.

Super NES Classic

Also known as Super nintendoin its original version launched between 1990 and 1992, was the main competitor of the console Sega-Genesisalthough it was discontinued in various regions between 1998 and 2003.

Super NES Classic (Computer today)
Super NES Classic (Computer today)

The arrival of this new version on the market, as in the version ClassicMinidoes not allow the old ones to be used cartridgessince the memory is not expandable nor is there Wifi or store to download more.

It has a total of 21 pre-installed games including Contra III: The Alien Wars Donkey Kong Country, EarthBound, Final Fantasy IIIF-Zero, Kirby Super Star, Kirby’s Dream Course, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the PastMega Man X, Secret of Mana, Star Fox, starfox 2 (exclusive), Street Fighter II, Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, Super Mario Kart,Super Mario World, Super Metroid, Super Punch-Out!! and Yoshi’s Island, among others.

PlayStation Classic

Another classic of video game consoles, the PlayStation created by Sony was first released between 1994 and 1995. It worked with discs CD ROM containing all the information of the video game.

Playstation Classic (Xataka)
Playstation Classic (Xataka)

The new miniature version of the console revives the childhood of the millennials with most of its features such as a keypad and slot for CDEven if it’s just decorative.

This version has an HDMI cable and minoUS port for compatibility with TV screens. Also, it has 20 pre-installed games like: Battle Arena Toshinden, Cool Boarders 2, Destruction Derby, Final Fantasy 7, Grand Theft AutoIntelligent Qube, Jumping Flash!, Metal Gear Solid, Mr. Driller, Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, Rayman, Resident Evil Director’s CutRevelations: Persona, Ridge Racer Type 4, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, Siphon Filter, Tekken 3Tom Clancy’s, Rainbow Six, twisted metal and Wild Arms.


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