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Earthbound rated for Wii U in Australia

Nintendo has yet to announce a release date for Earthbound in North America or Europe, but did say the game is definitely on its way to the Wii U Virtual Console this year. That process is progressing, with a listing on the Australian Classification system direct from Nintendo. Earthbound is rated ...

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A Link to the Past, Street Fighter 2 and more coming to Wii U Virtual Console in UK

A launch trailer for the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe reveals some upcoming games for that region, including Balloon Fight, Mega Man, Xevious, Street Fighter 2, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Super Ghouls & Ghosts, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Not mentioned in the video, but shown i...

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Original Shantae to appear on 3DS Virtual Console by June

The original Shantae is on its way to the 3DS Virtual Console at the end of June, developer Wayforward announced. This is the Game Boy Color version of Shantae first launched in 2002 and published by Capcom. Shantae will be available on 3DS eShops in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand...

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Wii U Virtual Console, Panorama View launches in EU, Japan tomorrow [update: NA VC live]

Update 2: The Virtual Console is live in North America now. Update 1: Nintendo of America reiterates the Virtual Console and Panorama View are rolling out "a short time" after the 3.0 system update, which is live now. The Virtual Console proper looks to be lining up a worldwide launch on Wii U tom...

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Wii U Virtual Console launch: Punch Out, Excitebike, F-Zero, 5 more

The Wii U Virtual Console launch list is slim and trim, largely mirroring the initial list of games we got earlier this month: Balloon Fight, Donkey Kong Jr., Excitebike, Ice Climbers, Kirby's Adventure, Punch Out, F-Zero and Super Mario World. A handful of these games were already available on the...

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Earthbound is an effective band-aid for the Wii U's Virtual Console

A few months ago I opined that the Wii U's Virtual Console, with its limited launch lineup, limited platforms, and limited upgrades from the Wii Virtual Console, was less than ideal. A few things have changed since then: some of the games have launched (for 30 cents), we have a solid launch date fo...

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Wii U Virtual Console out in North America next week

The Virtual Console will arrive for real on Wii U next week, a Nintendo Direct presentation revealed. The launch lineup includes Excitebike, Super Mario World, Mario Bros. Punch-Out, Super Metroid, Balloon Fight, and F-Zero, with GBA games and N64 games planned for the future. You might notice that...

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Earthbound this year on VC in NA and EU

Earthbound (also known as Mother 2) will be available on the Wii U Virtual Console by year's end in North America and Europe. "We will announce the actual release date at a later time," said Nintnedo President Satoru Iwata during today's Nintendo Direct....

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Dillon's Rolling Western, Kirby's Adventure

Wii U's excellent Virtual Console promotion continues, with the NES Kirby's Adventure available for 30 cents. If you have a Wii U, of course you should pick that up! Also coming to Wii U soon is Injustice, which will be downloadable from the eShop on April 16, concurrent with its release on other p...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Toki Tori 2, Castlevania

Two Tribes has let its baby bird leave the nest; Toki Tori 2, the subject of a sudden delay last year, will be available today on the Wii U eShop. Meanwhile on 3DS, the biggest release is a game from 1987, the original Castlevania. It's out on the eShop just in time to be a few weeks late to promot...

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