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Super C, Breath of Fire II, Ghouls'n Ghosts now on Wii VC

A trio of sequels lands on Wii Virtual Console today: -Super C (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points): "C" stands for Contra in this sequel to, um, Contra. Don't forget, Konami swtiched up the Code -- it's now: right, left, down, up, A, B (10 extra lives, not 30). -Breath of Fire II (SNES, 1 player, 80...

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Super C headed to Virtual C

Another less-popular-than-the-original Konami NES sequel is on the way to the Virtual Console. This time, it's Super C, the sequel to the beloved Contra. Super C features Bill Rizer and Lance Bean doing what they do best: picking up weapons that fall out of blimps, and shooting alien after alien in ...

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This Wednesday: Wing Commander Arena and Super Contra battle aliens on XBLA

Considering EA already let the Kilrathi out of the bag, it was no surprise that Wing Commander Arena was coming to Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday. A little less known was that Super Contra is also crashing the alien fighting party. Wing Commander Arena is the -- let's be delicate -- re-imagining ...

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Promotional Consideration: America's toughest commandos

Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. Considering all the coverage we've given Contra 4 this past month, it was only a matter of time before the run-and-gun series somersaulted into one o...

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Super Mario Bros. 3 riding a Kuribo's Shoe onto the Australian VC

Australia getting a Virtual Console game before anyone else? Maybe! We can't be sure when Sonic 3 and Super Mario Bros. 3 will find their way onto the VC, but at least we know they're on their way, thanks to the Office of Film and Classification. The Aussie equivalent of the ESRB keeps a database of...

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