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Nintendo debuts its first ’80s-tastic ad for NES Classic Edition

GIMME.

 

Colette Bennett

Internet Culture

Published Jul 21, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 10:15 am CDT

Not that you needed any further convincing to buy it or anything, but here’s the first promotional video for Nintendo’s new NES Classic Edition

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The mini-sized console hit the internet a week ago, causing everyone who ever owned an NES to simultaneously scream, “Shut up, and take my money!”

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Even if you could emulate all of the 30 games included with the system for free, you still wouldn’t have a teeny NES in your house. For $59.99, we think it’s a steal. It’ll be out on Nov. 11, so if you’re thinking about holiday gifts, this one ought to be obvious. Now you’re playing with power (again)!

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*First Published: Jul 21, 2016, 5:37 pm CDT