We crack open the NES Classic Edition and the original NES (Cracking Open)

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TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner crack open the NES Classic Edition and compare it to the original Nintendo Entertainment System. See the difference 30 years makes in this retro teardown.

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17 thoughts on “We crack open the NES Classic Edition and the original NES (Cracking Open)

  • April 24, 2018 at 11:42 am
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    Did he just say the original nes games were $15-20? I think that soul patch has leeched into his brain

  • April 24, 2018 at 11:43 am
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    Be careful or you’ll Linus Tech tip your equipment and i think you voided the warranty. Lol. I had to play one game and stick another game on top to keep it from popping up.

  • April 24, 2018 at 12:48 pm
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    Those games suck they were frustrating and f**** cheesy I wouldn't pay a dime for it now or then

  • April 24, 2018 at 1:55 pm
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    I couldn’t get one and these asshats are taking their’s apartment 🙁

  • April 24, 2018 at 5:54 pm
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    Can you remove the hipster next time?
    Thanks

  • April 24, 2018 at 9:05 pm
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    Nestalja, I don't remember the 80's that well but I still remember my original game boy and nentendo game councle. I'm to old, this makes me feel old and nestalja XD. Funny side story, I stopped playing my original Nintendo game councle once I got my saga dream cast, it was so much better and it could play CD's, I never did find out how to connect it to the internet though but South Park ralley was my favorite game on it and after that was fighting force 2.

  • April 24, 2018 at 9:19 pm
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    I really miss Bill's sole crack open clips. This partnering is really taking Bill's charisma away!

  • April 24, 2018 at 9:25 pm
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    Too much talking, also, use a Raspberry Pi 3 and save some money

  • April 24, 2018 at 11:30 pm
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    Retro Nintendo accessories you say?
    You have just attracted r/gaming and r/games to this video. I could already hear their heavy breathing.

  • April 25, 2018 at 9:28 pm
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    Why is the audio so bad? This is c|net, buy a boom mic.

  • May 28, 2018 at 2:03 pm
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    Guy on the left of the video keeps talking over the guy on the right, very annoying. If they let each other speak without interrupting this would be an incredible video.

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