Whether you’re far out in space playing Galaga, jumping barrels in Donkey Kong, or on your next adventure in Hyrule, be sure to take a break and enjoy a cuppa in this NES Controller Mug. The perfect accompaniment to your next mid-game tea-break, this NES Mug features a mosaic of NES controllers. A standard size mug, the NES Mug harps back to a golden era of retro gaming, when the NES was released in the USA in 1985 and Europe in 1986/87 the Nintendo Entertainment System – NES – was one of the most iconic games consoles in the history of gaming. The NES was so successful, with popular games such as Metroid, Super Mario Bros and Donkey Kong, that it is said to have revitalised the US video game industry after the video game crash of 1983. So popular was the NES that in 2009 it was named the single greatest video game console in history by IGN. The NES Mug is an officially licensed Nintendo product.