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December 2016 NPD - NES Classic Edition sells over 223,000 units in the United States

The following information comes from the NPD...

''Sales of Nintendo’s nostalgic NES Classic Edition were up 14 percent compared to November, its debut month that saw it move 196,000 consoles. Meanwhile, Pokémon helped the aging 3DS portable grow its sales by 2 percent from December 2015.''


What does this mean for the NES Classic Edition? It would seem that US sales from December stand at about 223,440 units sold. We can only hope that they will start making more soon.

ThinkGeek hosting drawing to win some of their NES Classic Edition stock

2016 was a rough one. Many of you who were hoping to get a Nintendo NES Classic Edition for the holidays were disappointed by the lack of supply. We feel you. But it's a new year, so let's start it on the right foot!

We received a shipment of NES Classics to our warehouse, and we're holding a drawing to let you buy them without having to be at your local store the moment the truck shows up. Because ain't nobody got time for that.

All you have to do is put your name and email address below, and then, if you're one of those randomly selected, we'll email you with instructions on how to buy yours.

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Reggie confirms more NES Classic Edition stock for the Americas

Coming from a Wired interview with Reggie Fils-Aime...

"The good news, at least for consumers in the Americas, is we’re going to continue to make the NES Classic available. With the ongoing level of supply, the ongoing demand is going to be met. We know the concern.”

Nintendo Spain retweets fan-made Switch ad that takes a page from the very first NES print spot

Remember this NES print ad? It was the very first one of its kind. The ad actually just surfaced online a couple weeks ago. It's clear one Nintendo fan caught wind of this ad and was inspired to put an up-to-date spin on it.

Man, what a fantastic callback. I'd love to have a poster of this! Now how do I convince the Nintendo Force gang to slide this into our next issue?!

Famicom Classic Edition crammed inside a Game Boy shell

30 Famicom games on the go! The custom projects people take on never fail to impress me. Nintendo fans are a resourceful bunch!

A look at another hacked NES Classic Edition

Nintendo has to learn that you can't seemingly egg on hackers in any way. As soon as you tell people they can't do something, that's the first thing they try and do!