Nintendo recently launched the NES Classics Edition, a miniature NES pre-loaded with the of the best video games from ye olden dayes, and it's been nearly impossible to find one since. Retailers sold out quickly both online and in-stores, to the point that even Xbox executives publicly lamented its scarcity.
This was one of the talking points on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, and we're neither happy nor surprised. Check out the discussion video above for our full thoughts, or keep reading below for a brief, brief summary.
Nintendo promises a " steady flow" of consoles from now through the Holiday season, but they've shown no signs of dramatically increasing supply, and they haven't earned the benefit of the doubt with their customers on their supply shortages after a similar situation with Amiibo last year. I was personally hoping to buy an NES Classic Edition, while Alex at least wanted to pick up a spare Classic Edition controller to use on the Wii U Virtual Console—but alas, even those have been nigh impossible to find.
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