Nintendo Announces Disney Version of NES Classic Edition

The hottest gift this holiday season is the NES Classic Edition, a video game system that Nintendo created by jamming a USB cable directly into my brain and downloading my childhood.

The NES Classic Edition contains 30 timeless games from the Nintendo Entertainment System’s heyday. And if I don’t get one for Christmas, I will probably weep inconsolably into my Super Mario Bros. cereal and then hide under my Triforce blankets for at least a week.

I have intense brand loyalty to only a handful of companies, of which Nintendo and Disney World are two. And even though Universal is getting Nintendo Land, I can still look forward to Nintendo’s next product launch:

The WDW Classic Edition

Now you can enjoy 30 of Walt Disney World’s lost attractions, all on a single device from the comfort of your own home!

Journey Into Imagination with FigmentJourney Into Imagination

Take control of the purple dragon in the yellow sweater, as you fend off relentless corporate accountants determined to dumb down every inch of the DreamPort.


Mike Fink Keel BoatsMike Fink Keelboats

Steer your keel boat through the dangerous backwaters of the Rivers of America, avoiding discarded soda cups, floating diapers, and fireworks fallout.


Cranium CommandCranium Command

Pilot the unstable brain of a talent agent on your quest to resurrect the careers of B-list celebrities by offering them roles as obnoxious human body parts.


nes_monstersoundshowMonster Sound Show

In this addicting rhythm game, follow the patterns that appear on the screen to keep Drew Carrey from becoming a thing.


nes_energyUniverse of Energy

As famed Russian wrestler Emil Radok, it’s up to you to save the world’s resources from dated comedy and restore seriousness to the universe.


nes_ifyouhadwingsIf You Had Wings

Spread your wings on a white-knuckle flight to avoid bankruptcy in the world’s first playable commercial. Sponsored by Eastern Airlines.


nes_lightsmotorsactionLights Motors Action

Race against a revolutionary game clock that only lets you play 3 times per day and execute death-defying stunts in a series of increasingly expensive missions as you try to prove yourself the greatest stunt driver of all time.


nes_mickeymouserevueMickey Mouse Revue

Join Mickey, Minnie, and the gang on a long-format adventure as they leave their home to bolster a burgeoning foreign theme park using the power of song.


nes_pennyarcadePenny Arcade

Test your mettle against a collection of arcade thrills and games of chance! Beat a game and you win an additional ten seconds of game time. Lose, and the game gets replaced with a t-shirt rack.


nes_startoursStar Tours

Load up your R2 unit and hop aboard a Star Speeder 2000 to save the universe from the clutches of CGI prequels.


nes_honeyishrunkHoney, I Shrunk the Audience

Take on huge level bosses like Gigabyte the python and Quark the dog as you try to track down the mysterious reason for your franchise’s suddenly shrinking brand awareness.


nes_bodywarsBody Wars

Blast your way through a never-ending maze of blood-red images to extract a splinter from the host. One of the few games to be published with a warning label for nausea.


nes_missiontomarsMission to Mars

The red planet awaits in this first-of-its-kind space flight simulator, which required gamers to abandon the controller and let the computer do everything.


nes_snowwhiteSnow White’s Scary Adventures

A mine car is your ticket to the heart of the Seven Dwarfs diamond mine. But beware! The Disney Princesses have other plans.


nes_kitchenkabaretKitchen Kabaret

Bonnie Apetit needs your help! Whip up a healthy meal while government nutrition standards change right out from under your feet.


nes_rivercountryRiver Country

A world of backwoods water sports awaits you in this classic collection of thrilling mini games about the dangers of bacterial meningitis.


nes_houseofmagicHouse of Magic

Step inside the hidden doors of Main Street’s magic shop and unlock the mysteries of maximum merchandise shelf space before your secret society is snuffed out.


nes_horizonsHorizons

The original multi-ending game! Play through endless scenarios, including the highly addicting and fondly remembered orange grove farm sim.


nes_mrtoadWorld of Motion

This first entry in the long-running “Motion Pavilion” series featured an expansive overworld and a rewarding role-playing adventure about the history of transportation — a stark departure from the first-person shooters of later entries.


nes_captaineoCaptain EO

Unleash the power of the rainbow as you and your rag-tag band of space explorers weather abuse accusations and increasingly bizarre surgeries before High Command decides to pull the plug.


nes_magicofdisneyanimationMagic of Disney Animation

As Robin, a little Lost Boy, you’ll explore a dying 2-D animated world of empty cubicles and outsourced production in this breathtaking platform adventure.


nes_discoveryislandDiscovery Island

Tame a wild bird. Feed a tortoise. Compete against an entire Kingdom doing the same thing as your tiny island, but on a much larger scale. These are just some of the many adventures that await in this adventure game from HudsonSoft.


nes_diamondhorseshoeDiamond Horseshoe Revue

Keep Frontierland safe from the latest animated IP as you and your overpriced cast of equity performers struggle to connect with modern audiences. You can-can do it!


nes_mrtoad2Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

Team up with a friend as you race on split-screen dual tracks to the finish line. But watch out for that train or you may find yourself in a 100-Acre Hell!


nes_skywaySkyway

Soar high above Fantasyland and stack random blocks of spittle on unsuspecting guests in this ingenious puzzle game from Tengen.


nes_superstartvSuperStar Television

In one of gaming’s first MMO entries, you and several thousand other players get the chance to sit back and watch 8 computer players re-enact fun TV moments.


nes_backlottourBacklot Studio Tour

Hulk Hogan’s TV show locations have been scattered to the four winds! Guide your studio tram through the intricate maze of Residential Street in your attempt to recover them all.


nes_maelstromMaelstrom

You are not the first to pass this way. Nor shall you be the last. Enter the land of the trolls, evading polar bears and swelling seas on your quest to save the world from the coming empire of the Ice Queen.


nes_alienencounterAlien Encounter

XS-Tech customer surveys have revealed that their demonstration lab might not be appropriate for children! And you are the only soul left alive that can tabulate the results and forestall a wholesale replacement.


nes_20k20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Pass under the polar ice caps as you attempt to locate a mysterious lagoon leak that is driving up the operational costs that could sink Volcania forever.


Shane was raised on a steady diet of EPCOT Center and Kenner action figures. Parkeology is the happy result. He is the creator along with his friend Ted of the WDW47 Challenge and the WDW49 Challenge — featured by such media giants as CNN, ABC, FoxNews, and the in-flight magazine for Norwegian Air. With his brother Tristan, Shane is the author of the adventure fantasy novels Arabian Heist and Johnny Shipwreck. He currently resides in the Swiss Family Treehouse.

17 thoughts on “Nintendo Announces Disney Version of NES Classic Edition

  1. Best post in a long time guys.
    Was laughing whole way through.
    Loved all the disney park geek jokes, and had added pleasure trying to identify all the games used for pictures.

    A little scared at implication not everyone in comments got this was a joke, but oh well.
    Still great stuff!

    • Yeah, it wasn’t even intended to fool people. I thought it would just be a fun way to discuss lost Disney attractions! But it seems like people really love the idea of this.

  2. Parody, Shmarody. I want this. Make it happen or I will pout until they bring back Dreamfinder.

    • As always, we accept donations in the several thousand dollar range. Contribute enough and we can make it happen!

  3. Wow, It doesn’t include Adventures In The Magic Kingdom. You’d think it should.

    • As a proud owner of Adventures in the Magic Kingdom, I can tell you that it contains levels based on Big Thunder, Space Mountain, Haunted Mansion, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Since none of those attractions are extinct, it’s easy to see why a WDW Classic Edition would not include that game.

  4. So cool! Do you know if the regular nintendo classic games can be bought and played on it?

    • Sorry to say, the post was more of an imagining of “What if?” and unfortunately this is not an actual Nintendo product. We can dream though!

  5. Is it true that at random times in any of the games, you might see 2 guys wearing orange hats run across the screen, and if you are able to catch them, guys in white coats put straight jackets on them and take them away?

    • This is a hidden mini-game! Gamer tip: the only way to catch them is to wait until they have to board an awkward kiddie ride together. Then you can catch them simultaneously.

    • Hi Barbara! Sorry if the post was too misleading! It was intended to be a parody of sorts, highlighting what old Disney attractions might look like if they existed on the NES. For now, it’s only available to purchase in your imagination!

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