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Nintendo Classic Mini NES controller has gone wireless, makes for a perfect Christmas gift with 30 games on it

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The Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Mini was released to great critical and market reception as one of its biggest setbacks looks to have been righted. The Nintendo Classic console miniature replica has apparently two big flaws that left many people perplexed.

Based on the reviews made by experts and fans, it appears that the new Nintendo Classic console has a very limited gaming lineup and controller that makes playing the video game console ‘less enjoyable.’

It is understandable though as the Nintendo Classic Mini NES has a very short controller lead that forces players to get up close and personal with the television, not to mention a static library of 30 built-in games from the licensed NES library and some third-party titles.

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According to a Metro UK review on Nintendo Classic Mini NES: “The more serious problem is also cable-related, with the controller (there’s only one, so you have to buy another, or use a Wii Classic Controller, if you want any two-player action) being connected to the console by a cable that’s barely 70cm long.”

“So unless you go out and by an extra length HDMI and USB cable you and the console have to sit perilously close to the TV to play it,” the outlet’s review said.

Aside from the built-in 30 games, the device also comes with a classic controller that plugs into the console, a USB cable for powering the system and a HDMI cable for TV. The controllers can play Virtual Console games on the Wii and Wii U and can be used with the Nintendo Classic Mini NES reboot, if multiplayer game is desired.

The Nintendo Classic controller problem looks to have been righted as players can now purchase Nyko’s Miniboss wireless controller as it looks like the normal NES controller but with a small adaptor, providing wireless play of up to thirty feet.

The third-party company also produces the Extend Link, a 6-foot long cord with the right port on each end. However, the other flaw of the device regarding its gaming lineup does not look like such an easy fix as fans will have to get used of having access to the thirty games supplied.

Other than that, the Nintendo Classic Mini NES makes a perfect gift for loved ones this coming Christmas, birthdays or other important events.

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