We currently have 34 games consoles made by Nintendo in our collection. While it isn't a exhaustive list, it is a good approximation of what we have here at the Centre for Computing History. If you have something which you would like to donate to us, please head to our donation page for information.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (also known as the Super NES, SNES or Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit video game console that was released in 1990 by Nintendo in Japan, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe & Australasia (Oceania), and South America in 1993.
The Nintendo DS (NDS or DS, and the iQue DS in China) is a handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo, Released Worldwide in 2005, the Nintendo DS is distinguishable by its LCD dual screen, with the bottom screen being a touch screen, The Nintendo DS also features a Built-in Microphone and supports wireless IEEE 802.
Nintendo Wii U
For their successor to the enormous selling Wii, Nintendo seemed to want to tap into the new craze for tablets, so the Wii U console has an enormous game pad, with a touch screen, with standard controllers built round the edges of it, from the start it was clear this was not what people wanted, the fanbase of the Wii was people who wanted to play against each other, jump and dance around, suddenly Nintendo were just saying to them, ‘here, take this tablet and sit back down’.