LEGO will launch a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) replica with everything and television. The Danish company published a tweet by way of teaser with the question Are you ready to play like never before? and a video where you can see the silhouette of the console, the remote and an old TV with an antenna.
Are you ready to play like never before? pic.twitter.com/XuNFD7rP0B
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) July 13, 2020
The announcement comes after the leak of the kit by the Chinese site VJgamer, who published the first images of the LEGO NES. Is 2,646-piece special edition Allows you to assemble the console, a wired controller, a Super Mario Bros cartridge and a color television.
The console is to 1: 1 scale with impressive level of detail in which we can open the front cover of the NES and insert the cartridge of Super Mario Bros. Another curious implementation is a crank on television that allows move Mario level 1-1 from left to right. Stage design – blocks and goombas – is armed with LEGO pieces too.
The first leaked images of the box reveal the features of the console and its accessories. An important detail is that in the user manual reference is made to the interactive Mario set released earlier. An image says that television can combine with Starter Pack 71360 sold separately for 60 euros.
The new set is part of the recent collaboration of Nintendo and LEGO which includes more than 15 sets with sets, characters and different costumes inspired by Mario Bros. games. After the reveal of the first models in April, the manufacturer announced new expansions, collectible characters and power-up packs.
Unlike conventional LEGO blocks, the Super Mario sets add an interactivity component where the plumber can collect coins in the game levels. Each package includes a series of challenges and can be combined with expansions. In addition to Mario, other characters such as Yoshi, Toad or Bullet Bill are present in dedicated kits, as well as other collectible enemies.
LEGO NES Console Price and Availability
According to the German publication Promo Bricks the LEGO NES console will be Avalaible on August 1st at a suggested price of 229 euros.