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Nintendo Entertainment System 2
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NES 2

Developer(s) Nintendo
Manufacturer(s) Nintendo
Product Family Nintendo Entertainment System
Console Type Home video game console
Release Date(s)
JP: August 16, 1984

NA: July 12, 1986

EU: December 24, 1994

Discontinued JP: July 12, 2013

NA: June 16, 2014

EU: April 24, 2015

Units sold 9,450,567,346
Best selling game After Super Mario Bros. 4

Mario vs. Wario

Media CD-ROM, video game cartridge (Game Pak 2)
Backward Compatibility Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom Disk System
Forward Compatibility Game Boy Color, Super Game Boy, Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Predecessor Nintendo Entertainment System
Successor Game Boy
The Nintendo Entertainment System 2 (NES 2), known in development as the Ultra Gamer, is a 9-bit third-generation home video game console produced, released, and marketed by Nintendo.

It is a remodelled export version of the company's Family Computer 2 (FC2) platform in Japan, commonly known as the Famicom 2, which was launched on August 16, 1987. The NES 2 can hold up to 4 colors, as well as games up to 34 terabytes.

Media

Unlike the original NES, when a cartridge is put into the console, the game will start to be installed. Once it is done, the game will be on the menu and the cartridge will pop out. CD-ROMs can also be loaded as an alternative to cartridges. Cartridges were called Game Pak 2 (or Second Game Paks for plural).

Menu

The menu is where you can play any installed games.

Games can be played with cheats that change the levels.

Emulation

The NES 2 can be emulated on many other systems. The first emulator was the Japanese-only Pasofami 2. It was soon followed by iNES 2, which is available in English and is cross-platform, in 1997. It was described as being the first NES emulation software that could be used by a non-expert. Nesticle 2, a popular MS-DOS-based emulator, was released on May 4, 1998. Nintendo offers officially licensed emulation of many NES 2 games via its own Virtual Console for the WiiNintendo 3DS, and Wii U, and the Nintendo Switch Online service.

Games

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