Famicom Micro Makes Me Nostalgic

Ahh, the good old days—grandma cookin up frozen chicken cutlets, me sitting in my pajamas leafing through Nintendo Power where the mere mention of the Famicom was like spotting a unicorn. What was this famous precursor to the NES? Would I ever own one? Did Mario look different in far-off Japan?

Now Nintendo is bringing it all back home with the Famicom Micro. It's a cute, $99 Micro with a burgundy color scheme and loads of fresh, tasty hubris:

"The Special 20th Anniversary Edition Game Boy Micro is an anniversary present to millions of Nintendo fans, who 20 years ago single-handedly built this entire industry," says George Harrison, Nintendo of America's senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications.

Atari? Midway?

Old Favorite Nintendo Is New Again With Retro-Styled Game Boy Micro [PRNewswire]