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  • Blog Post: Hard-To-Find SNES Title Mega Man 7 Now Available On Wii U

    The only Mega Man game without an X or the word soccer next to it released for the Super Nintendo is now available for Wii U. Physical copies of the game are hard to come by. Currently, new copies of the game are worth about $2,000 according to videogames.pricecharting,com . Even non-new copies are valued... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse Now Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse, the 1989 NES sequel, is now available on the Wii U's virtual console. Dracula's Curse joins the original Castlevania , Castlevania II: Simon's Quest , and Super Castlevania IV on the Wii U – the latter of which we played on Replay this morning ... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Announces 12 Wii U Virtual Console Titles Including Breath Of Fire, Mega Man X3 And More

    During E3, Capcom detailed a large collection of games planned for the Wii U and 3Ds Virtual Console including Mega Man 7, X3, and Battle Network and Zero titles. Capcom doesn't have dates ready, but they should release before the end of 2014. This is the list of confirmed titles coming to North... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] The Legend Of Zelda: The Minish Cap Coming To Wii U In Europe Soon, North America TBD

    Update: Though its release date is "TBD", The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap does appear on Nintendo's North American website for the Wii U with accompanying Wii U images, which you can see above. Thanks to @WillHeroX for the tip! Original story: The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap is... More
  • Blog Post: Series Creator Dashes Hopes Of Mortal Kombat On Wii U's Virtual Console

    Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon recently made it clear on Twitter that we shouldn't expect to see Mortal Kombat on the Virtual Console any time soon. RT @RickyV831 @noobde I know this is a long shot but are there any plans 2 release SNES versions of MK1-3 on WiiU Virtual Console? EB: 0.0% — Ed... More
  • Blog Post: Harvest Moon 3 And Lufia: The Legend Returns Ratings Hint At Virtual Console Release

    Game Boy Color Games Harvest Moon 3 and Lufia: The Legend returns – games published by Natsume in North America – have received ratings from the Australian Classification Board. The ratings are a strong identifier the two games could be heading for re-release on the 3DS, which is home to... More
  • Blog Post: Mega Man Battle Network 3 Coming To Wii U Virtual Console

    Mega Man will be making an appearance on the Wii U (before Super Smash Bros.). Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue and White editions, which first made their appearance on the Game Boy Advance, will arrive on the Virtual Console in North America . The titles were listed by the Australian government’s... More
  • Blog Post: Yoshi's Island Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 is now available to download on the Wii U's Virtual Console. The release of Yoshi's Island marks the final release of Nintendo's announced Game Boy Advance Virtual Console titles for Wii U . It follows the release of Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi... More
  • Blog Post: F-Zero: Maximum Velocity And Golden Sun Trailers Remind Us They're Coming To Wii U Soon

    Nintendo has released a pair of trailers to highlight next week's Game Boy Advance Virtual Console releases. To see trailers for the Game Boy Advance games that have so far released on the Wii U's Virtual Console head here . Thursday saw the release of Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and WarioWare... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Releases Five Wii U Game Boy Advance Virtual Console Trailers

    The Game Boy Advance virtual console is preparing to launch on Wii U , and Nintendo has released five trailers showcasing the first batch of games. Below you'll find trailers for Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Metroid Fusion, Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, and WarioWare, Inc.:... More
  • Blog Post: Dr. Mario Available Now On Wii U Virtual Console

    The NES version of Dr. Mario is available to download now on the Wii U's Virtual Console. You can check out the trailer for the game below. This isn't the first Dr. puzzle game released on Wii U, as Nintendo recently released the brand new Dr. Luigi on the console. You can read our review of... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The game deemed too hard for North America, is now available on the Wii U's Virtual Console. The game first saw release in the United States when it was updated to 16-bit graphics in Super Mario All Stars, but this original NES version did eventually come to the Wii's Virtual Console in 2007... More
  • Blog Post: Ninja Gaiden Now Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Ryu Hayabusa's original adventure is now available to download on the Wii U's Virtual Console. Ninja Gaiden was featured recently as a Super Replay. Jeff Marchiafava won the opportunity to play through the brutal NES classic as part of Super Replay Showdown. If you'd rather watch someone... More
  • Blog Post: DS Virtual Console Heading To Wii U

    Nintendo made a number of announcements tonight as part of its investor conference, one of which is the promise to bring DS games to the Wii U. Nintendo didn't offer many details regarding the new DS Virtual Console, outside of a short description on its third quarter briefing results, which is in... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Now Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Castlevania is a series that has experimented with its formula trying out genres as diverse as puzzle and fighting games, but the NES sequel, Castelvania II: Simon's Quest, is still considered the series oddball. It is now available on Wii U's Virtual Console. You can check out a trailer for... More
  • Blog Post: Mega Man X2 Available Now On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Mega Man X2, the sequel to one of the best Super Nintendo games ever made, is now available to download on the Wii U Virtual Console. Mega Man X2 did release on the Wii's Virtual Console, but it was very late in the console's lifespan appearing in the summer of 2012 . The game is $7.99, but if... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania Now Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

    The original Castlevania – the one that started the Belmonts' centuries long battle – is available now on the Wii U's Virtual Console. Super Castlevania IV released back in October on the Wii U Virtual Console, so Nintendo is releasing the series out of order, but there's nothing... More
  • Blog Post: Double Dragon Now Available On Wii U And 3DS Virtual Console

    Double Dragon, the 1988 beat 'em up classic, is now available to download on the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console. You can download the game right now on Wii U for $4.99 (or $1.00 if you own the Wii Virtual Console version of the game) or $4.99 on the 3DS. You can check out the trailer announcing the... More
  • Blog Post: Contra III: The Alien Wars Now Available On The Wii U eShop

    One of the 16-bit era's best co-op games is now available on the Wii U's virtual console. The typical Wii U Virtual Console pricing structure applies here: the game is $7.99, but if you purchased and downloaded the game for your Wii, then you will only have to pay $1.50 to upgrade to the Wii... More
  • Blog Post: Super Castlevania IV Coming To The Wii U Virtual Console eShop

    The Wii U Virtual Console's slow stream of releases will have another title to add to its roster on Halloween: Super Castlevania IV. The game will be available to download on October 31 for the standard SNES price of $7.99, unless you already own the game on Wii, in which case it will cost $1.50... More
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