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PS5 : Happy 30th birthday Super Nintendo!

Sony Playstation 5 :

The family Nintendo today lives a day of celebration since 30 years ago, on November 21, 1990, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as Super Nintendo, SNES or, precisely in Japan, Super Famicom.

Nintendo premiered on this special day its game console that months later he would arrive in the United States (on August 23, 1991) and that it will take almost two years to reach Spain and the rest of Europe, territory in which we could not enjoy it until 1992 with a progressive release in different countries throughout this year.

Precisely, the launch of this console and the years to come marked little in the world of video games with the so-called Console War between Nintendo and SEGA striving to become a player’s favorite brand in a rising market.

In the case of the SNES, its launch was the first step towards the arrival of some of the most important games in history such as Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid, F-Zero, Donkey Kong Country, Street Fighter II, Killer Instinct, Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI, Dragon Quest VI or Chrono Trigger among many other titles that many of us grew up with as players.

His goodbye in the late 90s and his resurrection in 2017

SNES had a long life of successes until it stopped being sold in different territories at the end of the 90s (with the exception of in Japan in which its sale continued until 2003) to reach the end of its life 49,100,000 units sold all over the world.

Years later, in 2017, Nintendo announced the Super Nintendo Classic Mini, a miniature version of its SNES console that went on sale in November of that year along with 20 pre-installed games including some of the biggest hits. such as the aforementioned Super Mario Kart or Super Mario World as well as other titles such as Contra III: The Alien Wars or Super Castlevania IV.