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We might get one last Video Armageddon before we get actual Armageddon.

http://www.nintendoworldreport.com/rumor/67056/esrb-posts-rating-for-nintendo-world-championship-nes-edition

There may be more than Pokemon Scarlet and Violet having official World Championships soon if the ESRB is any indication.

The ratings authority has given an E (everyone) rating to a "Nintendo World Championships - NES Edition", indicating a product of that name will launch on Switch. The descriptors include mild fantasy violence and "in-game purchases".

The original Nintendo World Championships date back to 1990, and featured a special cartridge with portions of Super Mario Bros., Square-developed racing game Rad Racer, and the NES version of Tetris. The ESRB rating indicates that "Some games depict pixelated characters using small swords or arrows to strike at enemies; enemies typically get stunned or disappear in a flash", suggesting that different games may be in the shipping package.

Nintendo has not provided any official confirmation of the news. The company has not held a "Nintendo World Championship" since October of 2017, though Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Splatoon 2 / 3 have had official tournaments in the intervening years.

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Re: ESRB Posts Rating For \
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2024, 10:52:15 AM »

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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2024, 02:30:56 PM »
This has the potential to be pretty sweet depending on how many games are included, what types of challenges are in it and whatever online support they include.  Also wonder if they might get some third parties to include some of their games in this as well.
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2024, 10:22:29 AM »
Announcement trailer dropped:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDV0LdtxkrA

150 or so challenges, multi-player, online leaderboards and other stuff mentioned in the trailer.



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Re: ESRB Posts Rating For
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2024, 11:56:48 AM »
Announcement trailer dropped:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDV0LdtxkrA

150 or so challenges, multi-player, online leaderboards and other stuff mentioned in the trailer.

Meh. Just more 8 bit nostalgia pandering, which after 30 years of it I'm just done. Waiting for Nintendo to remember they had OTHER systems between the release of the NES and the Wii.
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2024, 07:11:04 PM »
What were you expecting from something with "NES Edition" in the title?  Virtual Boy games?
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2024, 07:20:03 PM »
What were you expecting from something with "NES Edition" in the title?  Virtual Boy games?

When this was originally leaked on social media last week, I was hoping this would turn out to be more than the same handful of NES games Nintendo's been using for stuff like this for quite a while now. Was it really too much for them to make arrangements to include 3rd party games? Hell, I had hoped the leaks were wrong that it was a collection of just NES game segments.

Foolish, perhaps, but it sometimes feels like the NES is the only console Nintendo remembers they made whenever it comes time to do nostalgia pandering. I suspect that "NES Edition" will end up being the "only" edition, as usual.
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2024, 11:39:36 PM »
I basically think of it as an NES Remix 3.

Since they didn't go with that name, there's a sliver of hope we'll see other editions... but I'm with you - I doubt it.

I find it most funny that only one of the original three titles are even in this edition.
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