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Nintendo built a legacy in the 80s and 90s, and has spent the rest of its history closely guarding that legacy. Succinctly, the thing that buoys the gaming giant through its various hardware flops isn't the value of its intellectual property (which is vast) -- it's nostalgia.

Remember guys, when you have a really cool product that everyone loves and that sells out immediately, the first order of business is to kill it and put it in the ground before people get too attached. This impossibly foolish logic seems to be guiding Nintendo, who will stop shipping the popular NES Classic.

If you really wanted to go out of your way, it's definitely possible to make your own Raspberry Pi-powered NES Classic. But for most, that cute and convenient little package by Nintendo is the best way to go. That's why using this hack to load ROMs onto the new-retro device is a gift from the gaming gods.