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From July 17th, Nintendo Switch owners will be able to rewind NES games with a simple button combination thanks to the new Rewind feature.

This new feature is activated by pressing ZL + ZR and will open up a timeline that players can scan through to select where they would like to resume gameplay from. Take a look at it in action in the trailer below:

In addition to the Rewind feature, two new NES games are being added to Nintendo Switch Online’s library on the same day: Wrecking Crew and Donkey Kong 3. Wrecking Crew arms Mario and Luigi with hammers and tasks them with destroying ladders, pipes, walls, and more to complete levels. While Donkey Kong 3 puts players in control of an exterminator called Stanley who is trying to protect his flowers from Donkey Kong.

These two new games join Metroid, Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Dr. Mario, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and more in the library.

A Nintendo Switch Online subscription grants access to the NES library, online multiplayer, cloud saves, a smartphone app, and Tetris 99.

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Nintendo Switch Online adding two new NES games, Rewind feature

Nintendo is introducing a Rewind feature for NES games on Nintendo Switch later this month.

By Matthew Bennett | 07/10/2019 08:22 AM PT

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From July 17th, Nintendo Switch owners will be able to rewind NES games with a simple button combination thanks to the new Rewind feature.

This new feature is activated by pressing ZL + ZR and will open up a timeline that players can scan through to select where they would like to resume gameplay from. Take a look at it in action in the trailer below:

In addition to the Rewind feature, two new NES games are being added to Nintendo Switch Online’s library on the same day: Wrecking Crew and Donkey Kong 3. Wrecking Crew arms Mario and Luigi with hammers and tasks them with destroying ladders, pipes, walls, and more to complete levels. While Donkey Kong 3 puts players in control of an exterminator called Stanley who is trying to protect his flowers from Donkey Kong.

These two new games join Metroid, Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Dr. Mario, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and more in the library.

A Nintendo Switch Online subscription grants access to the NES library, online multiplayer, cloud saves, a smartphone app, and Tetris 99.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89