More NES/SNES classics coming to Switch this month

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Nintendo has announced the latest lineup of classic NES/SNES games coming to Nintendo Switch Online later this month. On December 12th, players will be able to get their hands on some of both systems’ best games including Star Fox 2 that was the canceled sequel to the original game. Other titles include Super Punch-Out!!, Breath of Fire 2, and Kirby Super Star from the SNES. Journey to Silius and Crystalis will make the jump from NES to Switch. With the addition of the half-dozen titles, classic games now available on Switch will rise to 74.

  • Star Fox 2 – This 3D rail-shooter and the second installment of the Star Fox series was first designed for the Super NES, but went unreleased until it appeared on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system in 2017. This time, Emperor Andross is on a crusade to conquer the Lylat system and the Star Fox team itself. After a long wait, Star Fox is back in action.
  • Super Punch-Out!! – Featuring the tight gameplay and humor the series is known for, this sequel to the NES classic sees Little Mac return to the ring with the World Video Boxing Association belt once again at stake.
  • Kirby Super Star – That awful King Dedede is at it again – he’s stolen all the food in Dream Land. It’s up to Kirby to get it back and ultimately save Popstar from being taken over. There’s never a dull moment as Kirby dashes, flies and fights!
  • Breath of Fire II – Set 500 years after the original, take on the role of Ryu, the last member of the Dragon Clan. A cast of unusual and exciting companions join you in your adventures across a wondrous land full of magic and mystery.
  • Crystalis – An epic story for action-RPG fans is ready to unfold. Set in a world where civilization lies in ruins, the young protagonist awakes from cryogenic sleep and the adventure begins. Collect the Sword of Wind and venture into the unknown.
  • Journey to Silius – Join Jay on his run and gun mission to take down the mechanical army responsible for his father’s death. Defeat endless waves of attack robots and fulfill his father’s dream of developing a space colony in the Silius Solar System.

The Switch Online subscription service runs players $19.99 per year, $7.99 for three months or $3.99 per month. It offers players a chance to play online with others in games such as Arms, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Splatoon 2.

Check out the Switch official site to learn more.

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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