Category Archives: Virtual Console
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 12:34 BST
Nintendo will launch its Virtual Console game catalogue on Wii U across the UK tomorrow. The full roster of initial games has been revealed.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 14:30 BST
Offerings through Nintendo’s North American eShop this week are a bit slim, so we’ll just get right to it. The promised Challenges mode is available for Rayman Legends on Wii U; Mega Man 4 us available through 3DS Virtual Console; SENGOKU has hit Virtual Console on Wii, Crazy Construction is available for 3DS, and Color Commando can be yours on both DSi through DSiWare and on 3DS.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 18:11 BST
Nintendo has posted full-year profits of ¥7 billion for 2012, which is half of the company’s ¥14 billion projection. Regardless, this is an improvement over last year’s loss of ¥43.2 billion. The projection slump has been attributed to weak global sales of both Wii U and 3DS .
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 22:59 BST
A system software update brings a new Virtual Console service to Wii U this week, with eight titles to grace the US eShop initially.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 21:37 BST
Nintendo has released quite a few screenshots for the titles it covered during its Nintendo Direct sessions this morning. Below the break you will find images of the following: Mario Golf: World Tour, Mario & Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move, Wii U Panorama View, Mario Party, New Super Luigi U, Pikmin 3 and Pikmin 3 box art, Yoshi’s Island, Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros., LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, Animal Crossing: New Leaf and its 3DS bundle, ad finally, the Shin Megami Tensei 4 special edition. Shots for the Link to the Past game along with a bevy of trailers, can be found through our Nintendo Direct report.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 11:17 BST
Nintendo has published its weekly list of eShop downloads for Europe, with a full retail download of the superb Fire Emblem: Awakening leading the week. If you enjoyed Advance Wars you should just buy it, basically.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 14:13 BST
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and Kirby’s Adventure are the big ones heading up Nintendo’s download contents this week. Granted, neither titles land until April 16 and April 17, respectively, but at least Nintendo has given you the option to plan ahead. For those who need something now, Dillon’s Rolling Western: The Last Ranger is available for 3DS, alongside Soccer Up 3D and Clash of Elementalists. Hit up the break for the full line-up.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 22:17 BST
Toki Tori 2 is finally ready for your download through the eShop for Wii U. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates of Inifinity also has new DLC available for those whow own a 3DS. There are other title available this week, and all are listed below. There’s also a sale on escapeVektor.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 14:02 BST
Nintendo has published this week’s list of digital games hitting the 3DS eShop, Wii U store and Virtual Console starting April 4. Toki Tori 2 and Mega Man 3 get star billing.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 14:39 GMT
Nintendo has published its full list of weekly digital wares for North America. HarmoKnight is there, and not much else of note.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 16:51 GMT
Nintendo has posted its weekly European eShop update, bringing a full downloads of Luigi’s Mansion 2 and the incredible Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight to the region.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 08:40 GMT
Earthbound – known as Mother 2 in Japan – is the next game to hit Wii U Virtual Console in Japan, as part of Nintendo’s campaign, which sees classic games hitting the eShop at ¥30 each.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 18:45 GMT
This week marks the release of Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity on the North American eShop. Well, technically the titles aren’t out until Sunday, March 24, but Nintendo has its own, special calendar, and has for years. While you will have to wait another couple days to get your hands on them, there are other titles available to pass the time with.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 09:51 GMT
Nintendo has posted this week’s digital eShop offerings, with both the Wii U and 3DS receiving downloads of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and the Wii U Virtual Console receives a port of NES classic Punch Out!!
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 13:36 GMT
Nintendo has updated its weekly, downloadable offerings for North America today, and this week you can pick up demos for HarmoKnight and Chasing Aurora and other goodies. Starting Monday, March 18 you can pick up LEGO City Undercover from the eShop and later on in the week on March 19 you can nab Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Need for Speed: Most Wanted U.
Hit the break fro your full update.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 22:21 GMT
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Seasons is expected in the west before end of northern spring, series producer Eiji Aonuma has said.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 16:23 GMT
Nintendo has announced its weekly eShop update for North America, led by the full retail download of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D.
Mon, Mar 04, 2013 | 10:46 GMT
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate leads another week of Nintendo eShop downloads. The full game will launch along with boxed code, as well as digital downloads of Nano Assault EX and Metal Slug 4.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 15:56 GMT
Nintendo has published its eShop downloads for Wii U and 3DS in America. NES classic Yoshi is heading to 3DS Virtual Console, while SNES legend F-Zero hits Wii U at just 30 cents.
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 | 11:43 GMT
F-Zero will launch on Wii U Virtual Console at just 30p tomorrow. Get the penny jar out people.