Category Archives: Virtual Console
Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | 23:14 GMT
A massive day-one patch, a pile of eShop games, graphical doubts and mixed hardware reviews. Everything you need to know from the Wii U’s first day is here.
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 | 16:31 GMT
Donkey Kong Country titles will no longer be available through the Wii shop in Europe as of next week. According to a message on the shop, as of November 25, the titles Donkey Kong Country, Diddy’s Kong Quest and Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble will be removed from Virtual Console. Best nab it before it’s gone if you haven’t already. Thanks, GoNintendo.
Thu, Nov 08, 2012 | 14:24 GMT
Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion has a demo available through Nintendo’s eShop this week as part of the firm’s North American offerings. Also available is Pokédex 3D Pro, and on November 11, 3DS owners can download Paper Mario: Sticker Star. There’s more this week on offer though, so head below for the full update.
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 | 12:31 GMT
Pokédex Pro hits the Nintendo 3DS eShop today to trigger another week of digital clobber. Game Freak’s enhanced Pokédex boasts new features a quiz mode and more. Check out what else is on offer on Nintendo’s stores below.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 13:16 GMT
This week’s list of various Nintendo European store downloads has been unveiled, and other than classic shmup Gradius, the pickings are pretty slim.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 00:40 BST
Ghosts ‘n Goblins hits the 3DS Virtual Console today, and to celebrate, Capcom offered to send a shot glass to the first person to beat the notoriously difficult platformer – and really beat it, not the “tricked by Satan” ending. Although it hasn’t yet been verified, it looks like somebody has already managed it, which even with plenty of practice on the NES original is almost incredible.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 06:07 BST
Capcom has found a new home for NES classic Ghost ‘n Goblins, which fell off the Wii Virtual Console in early 2011. The incredibly challenging platformer is on its way to the 3DS eShop for an October 25 release, where it will humble a whole new generation of would-be gamers and probably most of the ones it humbled the first time, too. No details on pricing as yet, but what price can you put on a game that strips you to your underoos every hit? Exactly.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 09:46 BST
Mega Man, Capcom’s crushingly brutal 1987 NES platformer leads this week’s Nintendo downloads line-up. Check out what else is on offer below.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 10:14 BST
Pilotwings first hit SNES in Europe in 1992, and even today it’s awesome. Niinendo is giving the game away via Club Nintendo from now until October 28th for just 100 coins. So if you have any saved up, this could be a good way to spend them.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 15:42 BST
Castlevania, Donkey King, and Mega Man 4 will release in Japan next week for 3DS Virtual Console. Each game will cost ¥500 a piece. Donkey Kong and Mega Man 4 are the original Famicom versions, and Castlevania is the Japanese Famicom Disk System version. The titles have yet to be confirmed for release on 3DS outside of Japan. Via CVG.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 14:24 BST
Mario Golf, a demo for LEGO: The Lord of the Rings Online, and Robot Rescue 2 are just three of offerings you’ll find on the Nintendo eShop this week in the US. Head below for the full release list.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 | 21:43 BST
GameCube titles will be release via Wii U’s Virtual Console, according to UK’s Retro Gamer magazine.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 20:23 BST
Nintendo 3DS owners in the US will be getting sequels to fan-favorite Pushmo, classics like Ninja Gaiden and Castlevania: The Adventure, plus a series of three original games developed by Level-5 and several well-known Japanese collaborators such as Suda 51 from today through the end of the year.
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 | 13:37 BST
Nintendo’s 3DS eShop update has been unveiled for this week, bringing with it Dot Runner: Complete Edition (INTENSE), Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy DLC and much more. Check out the full list below.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 11:44 BST
Nintendo’s 1987 NES classic Zelda II: The Adventure of Link leads this week’s 3DS eShop update, along with another batch of weekly Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy DLC and more. Check out this week’s additions below.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 14:32 BST
Prince of Persia, Heyawake, Crazy Hunter, Balloon Pop Remix, and a video from The Black Keys make up the offerings this week for North American Nintendo downloads. Get the list below.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 13:47 BST
Toki Tori will be released via 3DS Virtual Console this week in the US, according to a tweet from developer Two Tribes. The Game Boy Color title was originally released in 2001, and is being enjoyed on 3DS in Europe as we speak. available on the European 3DS Virtual Console. It will arrive via the weekly Nintendo Upate on Thursday, August 30. Thanks, NintendoLife.
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | 17:40 BST
Nintendo’s download offerings are a bit sparse this week, with three games on offer for North American users. VectorRacing is available through the eShop for 3DS; Metal Slug X – based on Metal Slug 2 with the added “Iron Lizard” and “Drop Shot” weapons, hits Virtual Console; and Abyss has been released for DSiWare.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 | 12:54 BST
Nintendo 3DS eShop gets a bumper selection of content this week, including Donkey Kong Jr, NES Open Tournament Golf and a Lego Batman 2 demo.
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 | 12:04 BST
Turok has been gone for a long time since his N64 heydey, but an ex-Iguana team member believes there’s life in the old dinosaur hunter yet.