The NES Classic Edition has been an instant hit for Nintendo. You probably could've guessed that a $60 console preloaded with a bunch of retro games would be cannon fodder for the Instagram gamers of this world, but no-one predicted the supply shortages Nintendo has faced.
The difficulty in getting consoles from stores has pushed many people onto eBay, and made the online marketplace the best (if most expensive) place to buy the Classic. But despite that, data from eBay shows that traditional, boring, non-hipster games consoles killed the NES Classic Edition over Thanksgiving.
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