Story image

SNES Classic Edition has been confirmed for Australia and New Zealand

27 Jun 17

Nintendo has announced that it will be selling the highly sought-after SNES Classic Edition later this year in Australia and New Zealand. 

Nintendo Australia confirmed via a press release that the SNES Classic Edition is out on September 30th, 2017 for those of us living over in Australia and New Zealand. It will go for a price of $119.95 AUD. According to a listing on Mighty Ape, the New Zealand price will be $139.99 NZD. 

The console comes with two controllers so you can have two-player action out of the box. It also has an HDMI cable as well as a USB Power cable. The package is rounded off with 21 pre-installed video games. The list can be seen below. 

  • Contra 3: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy 3
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby's Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter 2 Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania 4
  • Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Yoshi's Island

Probably the most exciting game in the collection is the previously unreleased Star Fox 2. This is the first time that Nintendo fans will be able to officially play the game. The game was cancelled back in the '90s, but now you can play it over 20 years later. 
 

Commerce Commission report shows fibre is hot on the heels of copper
The report shows that as of 30 September 2018 there were 668,850 households and businesses connected to fibre, an increase of 45% from 2017.
Mac malware on WatchGuard’s top ten list for first time
The report is based on data from active WatchGuard Firebox unified threat management appliances and covers the major malware campaigns.
Big Bash Boom gives us cricket with power-ups
From the moment you hit play, you know that Big Bash Boom isn’t your usual cricket game. 
Bin 'em: Those bomb threat emails are complete hoaxes
A worldwide spate of spam emails claiming there is a bomb in the recipient’s building is almost certainly a hoax.
The tech that helped the first woman to sail around Australia
Lisa Blair used devices from supplied by Pivotel to aid her in becoming the first woman to circumnavigate Australia non-stop.
Marriott sets up call centres to answer questions on data breach
Marriott has released an update on the breach of the Starwood guest reservation data breach which affected 500 million guests.
How to stay safe when shopping online
Online shopping is a great way to avoid the crowds – but there are risks.
Hands-on review: The Logitech R500 laser presentation remote
With a clever ergonomic design, you’ll never have to glance at the device, unless you deliberately look to use the built-in laser pointer to emphasise your presentation.