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Japanese Nintendo Downloads: Goemon is a hot-blooded man of Edo

First of all, it's a holiday in Japan this week, so there are no new games for September 22. However, since we failed to update you guys on the releases for September 15, we figured we should probably do that. Sorry for the delay! Despite the lack of releases this week, we think most Japanese...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Overturn, Sexy Poker, Tecmo Bowl

This week is a special one for Nintendo fans. Not only do we finally see an end to the Virtual Console drought, but we also get fighting robots and a new Art Style game. Oh, and then there's Sexy Poker, Gameloft's odd strip poker game for WiiWare. We guess the company never heard of Google image...

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VC Friday: Insert Coin

The biggest news about downloadable games for Europe today happened two days ago: the Virtual Console Arcade launched for PAL territories the same time it did for North America, and with the same lineup. In case you're used to ignoring the Wii Shop until Friday, go check it out! Gaplus -- Arcade...

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Namco Bandai loves the Virtual Console Arcade

The bad news about Japan's Virtual Console Arcade: it's expensive! With the exception of Star Force, which costs 500 Points there like it does in the US, everything is priced at 800 Points. The good news: it's well-supported! There are already six games available on the service (Return of Ishtar,...

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GDC09: Watch the Virtual Console Arcade announcement trailer

Available on the Nintendo Channel right now, the above trailer was shown during Iwata's keynote that revealed Virtual Console Arcade, a new platform expansion for the service. If you're wondering what these games are, yet don't feel like checking YouTube, then enjoy the brief snippets of each in the...

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GDC09: Virtual Console Arcade launches with 4 games, available now

Iwata has announced yet another platform expansion for Wii's Virtual Console. Virtual Console Arcade will offer classic -- meaning old -- arcade titles not available on other systems. Four launch games are available for download right now (directly to an SD card, if you prefer -- haven't you...

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