Nintendo has dubbed July the "8-bit Summer," and plans to launch eight Virtual Console games
for the 3DS eShop next month, beginning July 5 with The Legend of Zelda
. Kirby's Pinball Land
and The Sword of Hope 2
will hit on July 12, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters
will land on July 19 and Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
will arrive on July 26.
Nintendo is also sending Sonic Blast
and Sonic Labyrinth
to the eShop during its 8-bit Summer. If you can't remember what these games look like in action, the above video should provide a handy reminder.