I have an awkward confession to make: growing up, I never owned a SNES.
I had a NES, but then no other console until the N64: my dad brought an Olivetti 8086 PC home from the office, and I was much more interested in learning how to use MS-DOS than play games.
Imagine the collective chagrin, then, when I was first to receive the SNES Classic Mini, rather than Kyle, Sam, or Mark.
All this is to say: forgive me if I don’t do the SNES and its hallowed history justice.
I am vaguely aware of what a barrel role is, but I have never performed one.
The purpose of this story is to give you a good idea of what’s inside the Mini SNES box, and to tell you about a few other special features that haven’t been widely publicised. More in-depth coverage from one of the aforementioned Nintendo fanboys will follow.
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