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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...

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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...

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Mega Man 3 coming to 3DS Virtual Console next week

Mega Man 3 will launch on the 3DS Virtual Console next week, March 14 to be exact, according to a Capcom Unity update. What's more, Mega Man 4, 5 and 6 will launch in subsequent months. Capcom notes that by the time Mega Man 6 heads to the 3DS eShop, it will make digital versions of each game's...

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Nintendo releasing 60Hz F-Zero onto Europe's Wii U Virtual Console

European Wii U owners get to play F-Zero at the same speed as North Americans - always handy with a racing game - when the SNES classic arrives on the Wii U's Virtual Console this week. The news of the 60Hz version coming to Europe follows the criticism Nintendo received last month for releasing a...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Wii Street U, Dig Dug

Finally, you can browse your neighborhood through the tiny window of your Wii U GamePad. Wii Street U is free on the Wii U eShop today for a limited time, enabling augmented reality Google Street View. Grab it now, because it seems unlikely you'd want to pay for it. Meanwhile on 3DS eShop: video...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Puddle, Ikachan

The 3DS eShop is crowded today! Ikachan launches today, as does the Virtual Console release of Ice Climber and a bunch of other things. There are even new downloadable Mario decoration sets for Sparkle Snapshots 3D, if you're feeling like a bit of photo festooning. And don't forget Fire Emblem:...

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Nintendo reveals exact dates for Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign games

Nintendo's celebration of the Famicom's 30th birthday – the Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign – kicked off last week with the release of Balloon Fight on the Wii U eShop. Each month, Nintendo will release a classic game at a special $.30 price, for 30 days until the next eligible...

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Wii U Virtual Console saves incompatible with Wii saves

When you buy the Wii U version of a Virtual Console game – currently, Balloon Fight is the only one available – you get a new version of that game. That means GamePad controls, access to a Miiverse community, and the great customization options afforded to Wii U VC games. It also means...

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Wii U Virtual Console drags 50Hz versions to Europe

Nintendo is apparently resurrecting the sl-sl-slowdown of retro 50Hz gaming on the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe. As spotted by Eurogamer readers and confirmed by us, the European version of NES classic Balloon Fight runs at a refresh rate of 50Hz, as opposed to the regular 60Hz it runs at in...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Brain Age demo, Super C

The new Brain Age: Concentration Training may make you feel terrible about math, or it may increase your brainpower. The only way to find out which of the two (or how much of each) is to get the demo, available on 3DS eShop today. Also on 3DS today is a surprise Virtual Console release, the Contra...

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