Category Archives: Virtual Console
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 15:13 GMT
Two Nintendo Directs aired simultaneously in Europe and North America today. The big news? Western release dates for Animal Crossing New Leaf and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for 3DS.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 16:10 GMT
Nintendo has published its eShop downloads for the US. Tough as old boots platformer Mega Man 2 and Tecmo Koei’s First of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 lead the week.
Mon, Feb 04, 2013 | 00:06 GMT
Castlevania has turned up on the ESRB’s catalogue as a 3DS and Wii title, suggesting a Virtual Console release is on the cards. It’s not clear whether the title refers to the 1986 action platformer that started it all, or the 1999 N6$ game, although given the destination platforms the former seems more likely. A new 3DS game, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, is due in early March.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 14:37 GMT
Puddle, Ikachan, and Fire Emblem Awakening are just a few of the titles being offered by Nintendo through eShop and Virtual Console in North America this week. While Fire Emblem Awakening won’t be available through the service until February 4, there are plenty of other things to help you pass the time. Hit the break for your full update.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 10:39 GMT
With the Wii U’s Virtual Console announced, many wondered whether save files from the Wii’s Virtual Console can be brought over. In a rather bold move, Nintendo says no.
Sat, Jan 26, 2013 | 18:46 GMT
Nintendo’s network services will be brought down for emergency maintenance on Monday, January 28.
Sat, Jan 26, 2013 | 18:35 GMT
Nintendo has released the schedule for its Virtual Console 30 Cents for 30 Days promotion.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 10:42 GMT
Wii U’s Virutal Console store – Nintendo’s marketplace for retro titles – was announced during the company’s latest episode of Nintendo Direct yesterday. Check out Steph’s all-encompassing report on everything that got announced, including Wind Waker HD. Photos have surfaced online of the Virtual Console’s controller options, including dual GamePad support.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 20:21 GMT
Nintendo Direct presentations for Europe, Japan, and North America brought some interesting news on Wii U, Miiverse, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and more. Find out what happened below.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 10:26 GMT
Nintendo Direct kicks off at 2pm GMT, and although company president Satoru Iwata has confirmed he will reveal new Wii U titles, eagle-eyed gamers have spotted hints that he will also announce the opening of the console’s Virtual Console store, and that it could contain Gamecube games off the bat.
Tue, Jan 15, 2013 | 22:32 GMT
Games purchased and surveys completed while using the Wii U in Wii Mode do not contribute to Club Nintendo reward earnings, as spotted by NintendoLife and confirmed in a Nintendo FAQ. Nintendo cites a “system constraint” for the limitation, which seems a good reason to keep your original Wii sitting around for a little while longer.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 14:14 GMT
ZombiU has a demo available on the North American end of the Nintendo eShop today, along with a demo for NBA 2K13. Other than demos, there are all sorts of title available to purchase. head below for your update.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 12:51 GMT
Wii U may have launched with functioning online store and an array of digital titles to boot, but the burning question regards the whereabouts of Virtual Console, Nintendo’s retro game hub.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 11:34 GMT
Nintendo has issued a run-down of its weekly eShop and other downloadable titles. Endgame Studios’ platformer Fractured Soul – which has taken some eight years to develop – leads this week’s offering.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 11:55 GMT
Nintendo 3DS owners have Capcom’s fiendishly difficult Ghosts N Goblins to look forward to on the eShop this week, leading 2013′s first run of digital releases. Get the rest of what’s on offer below.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 15:54 GMT
Crimson Shroud, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King why’d you steal our garbage?!!, Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition, and a Rayman Legends demo are available for download through Nintendo’s eShop in North america this week. There’s more though, so hit the break for your full update along withe the launch trailer fro Crimson Shroud.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 15:25 GMT
Demos for Fractured Soul and FIFA 13, Scribblenauts Unlimited, LEGO Lord of the Rings, and Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning are just some of goodies available in North America through Nintendo. Get your updates below.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 13:12 GMT
Wii U backwards compatibility functions have been thoroughly tested by the boffins at Digital Foundry. While the site champions Nintendo’s handling of classic Wii games, it has found that while NTSC titles upscale to HD resolution, PAL games will not. Get their findings below.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 03:56 GMT
NES classic Ninja Gaiden will finally arrive on the US 3DS eShop this week.