Retro Video Game Consoles For The Holidays 2018: NES Classic, SNES Classic, Atari And More

Posted: Oct 28 2018, 5:32am CDT | by , Updated: Oct 28 2018, 6:41am CDT, in News | Holiday Gift Guide

 

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Retro Video Game Consoles for the Holidays 2018: NES Classic, SNES Classic, Atari and More

Here are the best retro video game consoles you can get this Holiday season.

The hype around Nintendo's NES Classic and SNES Classic that dominated the past two Holiday shopping season have faded. Sony stepped up this Holiday season with the release of the PlayStation Classic. The $99.99 Sony PlayStation Classic with 20 pre-installed games is available for pre-order and will ship on December 3.

The excitement around the PlayStation Classic is subdued. If that will change closer to release and reveal of the complete 20 pre-installed titles remains to be seen.

Nintendo NES Classic are still popular purchases. The $59.99 NES Classic is the 27th most popular item in Amazon's video game sales chart. The $79.96 SNES Classic is not far behind on rank 35. Nintendo said to restock the SNES Classic and NES Classic until end of the year. If you plan on gifting a SNES Classic or NES Classic, don't wait until last minute. Both consoles could sell out close to Christmas.

Nintendo so far showed no sign of releasing a new retro console for the Holidays 2018. There are Nintendo 64 rumors and trademarks that surfaced, but there is no hard evidence that Nintendo will release a third retro console.

The much talked about Atari VCS console will miss the Holidays. The current release date of the crowd-funded Atari console is July 2019. There are new Atari console releases for 2018 from other companies. PCube released the Atari "Retro" Handheld Console with 50 Atari 2600 games installed. The company also released a new Retro TV Joystick with 50 Atari 2600 pre-installed. Both Atari retro consoles are currently only available in Europe. Find links below to buy on Amazon in the UK.

There is even more new Atari hardware. AtGames released the Atari Flashback Blast! series. The range includes a different controller and pre-installed game bundles that connect via HDMI to your TV. Walmart has the exclusive on the Atari Flashback Blast! series on sale for $19.99 each.

The C64 Commodore has been released as a C64 Mini this year. This is a great retro console of people who grew up with a C64. The C64 Mini is in stock at Amazon.com for $79.99.

Lastly, one of your favorite new retro console. The SNK NeoGeo Mini is the cutest retro console you get buy.

Retro Video Game Consoles for Holidays 2018

$59.99 NES Classic

$79.96 SNES Classic

$99.99 Sony PlayStation Classic

$79.99 C64 Mini

Atari Retro Handheld Console

Atari Retro TV Joystick

$19.99 Atari Flashback Blast! series

$108 SNK NeoGeo Mini

$79.99 Retro-Bit Super Retro TRIO HD 720P 3 in 1 Console

In our just-released Top 20 Holiday Toys 2018, you find which Holiday toys to buy now See also Amazon's Top 100 Holiday 2018 toys list and the top 50 trending Holiday toys 2018 according to eBay.

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