The Wii U's Virtual Console goes live this week, and Nintendo has revealed the first eight titles available for sale! Hit the jump to see which NES and SNES classics will be available on Nintendo's new console, as well as a look at what's coming in the future!
It's been a long road leading up to the release of Super Nintendo RPG classic Earthbound on Virtual Console. Because of the delay, fans had their own thoughts as to why the game was being held back from re-release, most of which hinged on music samples. According to Nintendo, however, that wasn't an issue. Read on for more.
At this morning's Nintendo Direct event, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata finally announced that Earthbound will be making its way to Wii U Virtual Console by the end of the year. More after the jump!
Nintendo's Virtual Console 30th Anniversary celebration popped up without too much in the way of explanation, other than the knowledge that one select classic game will be available each month for 30 cents. Nintendo previously listed the planned games with general release windows, and now they've followed through with some solid dates for each. Read on for more.
There's a lot to like about what Nintendo's done with Wii U so far, but there's still so much potential being wasted in certain areas. Chief among these is the eShop and, more specifically, Nintendo's Virtual Console. The home to the classics on Wii and 3DS has yet to kick off on Wii U, but Nintendo finally has something to say about it. Read on for more.
Most fans of SNK and fighting games know about The King of Fighters, Samurai Shodown and Fatal Fury--not as many are familiar with the more obscure weapons-based fighter The Last Blade. Hit the jump for more details about the game's move to the Wii's Virtual Console!
Nintendo's Virtual Console service has a ton of great titles on it, but they rarely take advantage of Wii's online capabilities. Not so with the upcoming Sega Genesis / Mega Drive version of Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers. Hit the jump for more!