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    I pre-ordered one of these on the chance it turned out hard to get like the NES classic. Wound up returning it based on reviews and plentiful supply. I'll probably get one when they go on sale or clearance. Really too bad they missed so badly with this thing.


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    I stopped by a local Wal-Mart, and they had four PlayStation Classics in their display case. Doesn't look like they've sold any, unless I'm mistaken (looked like there was room on the shelf for two more behind the four in the case). Oddly enough, there was no sign of the NES or SNES Classic in the Nintendo section of the display case; not sure if they've been discontinued again, or if they've sold out and haven't been replenished (didn't see price tags for them on the shelf).
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    The NES and SNES Classic are going out of production again, yeah. Nintendo says once the holiday season stock sells out, that's it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aussie2B View Post
    The NES and SNES Classic are going out of production again, yeah. Nintendo says once the holiday season stock sells out, that's it.
    Had a feeling that might be the case. Glad I got examples of both this past summer; hopefully, they'll be releasing revamped versions (and change their minds about the N64 Classic Edition) at some point. As far as the PlayStation Classic goes, hopefully the current model will be pulled from stores soon, and replaced with an improved unit. Granted, I have yet to experience its apparent issues for myself, but the concensus definitely hasn't been good.
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    I just couldn't get into the NES Classic. I'll probably sell mine if anyone is interested. I don't like the look of the picture, the size of the console, the short controller, save states, lack of playing cartridges

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    The Playstation Classic is already $30 dollars off at Amazon! How much cheaper do you think it'll go?

    https://www.amazon.com/PlayStation-C...tation+classic
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    Quote Originally Posted by RPG_Fanatic View Post
    The Playstation Classic is already $30 dollars off at Amazon! How much cheaper do you think it'll go?

    https://www.amazon.com/PlayStation-C...tation+classic
    $59.99

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbpxl View Post
    $59.99
    Where? Amazon 69.95
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg2600 View Post
    Where? Amazon 69.95
    He asked how much cheaper we think it will go i think 60

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    Man, if Sony played their cards right, this could've been big. Pretty much everywhere I go wearing my PS logo hat I get comments from younger (about mid 20's or so) folk that get visibly nostalgic for the ol' Playstation.

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    It's now $59.99 on Amazon! Best Buy & Walmart Have it for $59.99 too!
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    Apparently Sony lowered the MSRP across the board.
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    i noticed the same at best buy. i'm on the fence to buy at $60 though.

    $100 was no way in hell, $60 is close to worth modifying territory

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    I would maybe pick this up for $5-$10 just to mess around with it, but I still might not keep it after. Does anyone here really need this for any real reason? Most of the games are common and we would already own legitimate copies of, and anything else could be burned to disc to play in a modded system. Playing PS1 games is pretty easy too as PS1, PS2, and PS3 consoles are pretty common and easy to get. We're all collectors here, I'm going to assume anyone here who's into the PS1 would already have everything they need to play these games already, probably purchased years ago and still owned.

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    i could see modding it and using it on the go, hotel rooms and what not.

    that was my main reason for the NES/SNES versions. SNES mainly because it has more room and an extra controller than the NES

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    Usually if I know Im gonna be staying at a hotel I will bring my GBA SP and 1-2 games.

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