Review: Nyko Extend Link Extension Cable NES Classic Edition is a powerful and needed addition for both your Nintendo NES Classic and your Nintendo SNES Classic.
We came up short.
As amazing as the hackable miniature Super NES Classic and Nintendo NES Classic consoles are, they included miniature cords to go with their controllers.
I waited nearly two years to get a NES Classic and I cannot reach my couch to play it.
What were they thinking?
They do not even sell their own extensions that I am aware of, or if they do they are likely way overpriced!
Ah Nintendo! that double-edged sword of love/hate.
The good news: for anywhere from $.99 to $9.99 on Amazon you can grab a reliable and highly tested, by yours truly (and you cannot miss with our Hands On Reviews), cable extender in the Nyko Extend Link Extension Cable NES Classic Edition.
Add six feet to the paltry lengths of cable.
I will admit that Polygon’s test of the consoles scared me: “the NES Classic Controller has a cable that runs approximately 30 3/8 inches long, whereas the original NES controller’s cord is 91.5 inches long — more than three times the length.”
But Nyko has come up with an awesome solution!
And the best part is that these cables will connect together to give you twelve additional feet, or as much as you like, by daisy-chaining them together.
The Nyko’s are a sturdy tight cable that does all you could like, including being reliable, so that no lag comes across gaming!
Let’s put six more feet on the end . . . bigger is better, right?
And do not fret Super Nintendo fans and SNES Classic owners: this unit made for the NES Classic is six feet with a Wii-type connection that works just as well on the SNES Classic (which I luckily got with barely a wait and tested with too).
It is most excellent!
Leave it to Nintendo to make the coolest gadget on the planet but take the vintage and perfectly recreated NES and SNES controllers (with updated ends for a Wii-type connection) and shrink them even smaller than when they graced our living room floors with the original consoles in the 1980’s and 90’s.
But now we can cheaply, sellers have these for a buck, folks, extend our wired controllers to relive the glory of retro gaming!