Amazon has opened preorders for the paperback version of Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics. If you are interested, you can reserve the standard version of the book with this link from the shopping website.
The paperback release is being published by Prima Games with an ISBN-10 of 0744017777 in addition to an ISBN-13 of 978-0744017779. The book provides retrospective coverage on 17 classic games on the retro system, including Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros. 3 and The Legend of Zelda. Also featured are interviews from various Nintendo pioneers, a look back at Nintendo Magazine issues, hand-drawn maps, artwork and more.
If you haven’t heard already, the more expensive hardcover edition comes with a embossed slipcase made to look like a NES Game Pak cartridge. You can purchase the hardcover edition with this page. You can also check out what the special packaging for the book looks like with the image located just below this paragraph.Both the paperback and hardcover versions of Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics will be released later this year on the 11th of November in the North American region. At the same time, Nintendo is expected to release NES Classic Edition, a miniature replica of the original Nintendo Entertainment System that comes pre-installed with several retro titles.