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Taking the Super Nintendo in to the modern era

The Super Nintendo is my favorite video game console of all-time. Great games, durable cartridges, and comfy analog controllers made for a delightful experience. Unfortunately, the SNES came out in August 1991 - long before we had HDTVs, digital video inputs, flash memory, and wireless technology for peripherals. The system's got composite video cables, wired controllers, and all of the games rely on battery-backed RAM to preserve their data. What's a modern gamer to do? Luckily,…