Have you been meaning to play classic Nintendo titles like Donkey Kong or Punch-Out? Well, today is your lucky day as a whole swath of Nintendo’s classic arcade line-up is being sold at the e-shop for a 30% discount.
- A handful of classic NES titles are available for sale on the Nintendo e-shop.
- The games are at a 30% discount for the first time ever
These titles range from Donkey Kong to Mario Bros to Pinball and Ice Climber. The full list of games is written as follows:
- Arcade Archives Donkey Kong
- Arcade Archives Donkey Kong Jr.
- Arcade Archives Donkey Kong 3
- Arcade Archives Mario Bros
- Arcade Archives Super Mario Bros
- Arcade Archives Punch-Out!!
- Arcade Archives Super Punch-Out!!
- Arcade Archives Excitebike
- Arcade Archives Ice Climber
- Arcade Archives Pinball
- Arcade Archives VS Balloon Fight
- Arcade Archives VS Wrecking Crew
- Arcade Archives Clu Clu Land
- Arcade Archives Sky Skipper
- Arcade Archives Urban Champion
- Arcade Archives Golf
- Arcade Archives VS Baseball
- Arcade Archives VS Tennis
- Arcade Archives Vs Mah-Jong
- Arcade Archives Soccer
All of these games are currently available on the Nintendo e-shop for $5.59 each.
Most of these games are literal classics in the gaming medium, with titles like Punch-Out!!, Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros are important cornerstones of gaming history.
While the Donkey Kong and Punch-Out!! series are currently stuck in limbo, Mario has been having a ball with two incredible modern releases back-to-back. From Super Mario Odyssey to Bowser’s Fury.
Nintendo has also been revisiting their past franchises lately with Metroid fans finally getting some love with Metroid Dread and Pikmin 4 in development.
Fans are also eagerly awaiting any news regarding the not-yet-shown Metroid Prime 4 as well as the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom which is due next year.
Nintendo as a company is infamous for having games that never go on sale, so this will be coming off as a surprise to many. Is this good to see? Hell yes! Is it something we can expect to see more from Nintendo in the future? Absolutely not.
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