Tuesday, December 1

NES

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Lego officially announces Nintendo Entertainment system set

Following a tease and leaked images yesterday, Lego has officially announced its Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), set to be released on August 1st. The 2,646-piece set features an NES, a controller with a cable, a Super Mario Bros. cartridge and an old school mid-80s television, all constructed from Lego bricks.Lego says the unique set will be available exclusively at Lego retail stores and through Lego.com for $229 USD (about $312 CAD), but that the set will eventually release to other retailers around the world in 2021. What’s most surprising about the NES Lego set is how interactive it is. For example, there’s a crank on the side of the TV that actually moves Mario through a faithful recreation of Super Mario Bros.’ first ...
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Lego teasing NES console set you didn’t know you needed

With Lego’s and Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. set mashup dropping in only a few weeks, it’s surprising that the toy company is teasing yet another video collaboration with the Japanese gaming giant. A recent tweet from the Lego Twitter account featuring a nearly unidentifiable silhouette backs up a recent leak posted by Japanese publication VJGamer that reveals a replica of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) made of Lego.Are you ready to play like never before? pic.twitter.com/XuNFD7rP0B — LEGO (@LEGO_Group) July 13, 2020The set includes a controller, a cartridge and even a retro TV, all made of Lego. There also seems to be a crank on the TV that moves Mario around on the screen. Nintendo Life claims that the Lego s...