When it was first announced that SNES games would be available on New Nintendo 3DS hardware, many retro fans were hyped. Unfortunately, the slow delivery of titles and a relatively shallow pool of options meant it never quite lived up to its full potential.

That said, Japan is about to get a massive wave of fresh classic titles just in time for a special summer sale, including the likes of Final Fantasy IV-VI, Breath of Fire and more. Check out the full list:

  • Breath of Fire
  • Breath of Fire II
  • Castlevania: Dracula X
  • Demon’s Crest
  • Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shojo
  • Final Fantasy IV
  • Final Fantasy V
  • Final Fantasy VI
  • Ganbare Goemon 2
  • Ganbare Goemon 3
  • Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen
  • Romancing SaGa 2

All of the games will launch on the Japanese eShop on August 23rd. We’ll just have to wait and see if Nintendo brings any of them over.

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

Tom Brown